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.

2015 One Show Film Jury

Matt Ian



New York

Matt joined the agency last summer as the head of the creative department. He returned to the agency, having worked here from 1998 to 2000 as copywriter. Matt was most recently at Deutsch LA, where he was the co-creative head of the Volkswagen account in the role of EVP, Group Creative Director for two years.

Matt has extensive experience working for iconic brands such as Levi's, Axe, Smirnoff, Vitaminwater,, Microsoft and Sony Ericsson at Crispin Porter + Bogusky, BBH and Ogilvy & Mather in New York. Matt has been recognized with awards in every single major award competition, as well as having held the position of judge at the One Show and AICP.

Matt is very passionate about music, always looking for the right track and artist to work with for each project. Music played a very important role in the work he developed for Volkswagen, Smirnoff and more recently for beIN SPORTS. Matt used to put that passion to work in his personal time by being part of a rock band.




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