The One Show

The One Show is the world's most prestigious award show in advertising, design and digital marketing. For over 40 years, the Gold Pencil has been regarded as one of the top prizes in the creative industry. The One Show has had a rich legacy of honoring some of the most groundbreaking ideas, created by some of the most remarkable minds in creativity.

Independent Agency of the Year is awarded to an Agency not affiliated with a Holding Company that garners the most points overall for winning entries (Pencils, Merits, Special Awards), allocated per the points chart.

Points are only awarded to agencies credited as Primary/Secondary. If several agencies are listed under Primary/Secondary, the points are DIVIDED among them.


For 2021, the rankings were determined based on the point values listed on this chart:

AWARD
Gold Pencil
Silver Pencil
Bronze Pencil
Merit
Fusion Pencil
CMO Pencil
SDG Pencil
Green Pencil
Penta Pencil
Best of Discipline
Best of Show
POINTS
15
7
3
1
30
30
30
30
50
45  (15 + 30)
90  (15 + 30 + 45)

MULTIPLE AWARDS WITHIN A DISCIPLINE
When the same piece of work wins multiple awards within a Discipline, the points for the one (1) highest award in that discipline will be counted towards 'Of the Year' awards.

AWARDS IN MULTIPLE DISCIPLINES
When the same piece of work wins awards in multiple Disciplines, the points for the highest award per discipline will be counted towards 'Of the Year' awards.

Rank

Independent Agency

Points

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