The One Show

The One Show is one of the most prestigious awards competitions in advertising, design, interactive and branded entertainment. Judged every year by top industry professionals, a Gold Pencil is the ultimate symbol of creative excellence.

The One Show 2020 is officially open for entries! With new categories, a restructuring of disciplines and more flexibility with campaigns, there are more opportunities to win a coveted One Show Pencil than ever before!


2016 One Show Social Jury

Qanta Shimizu

Creative Director


New York / US

Qanta started out his career as a programmer / designer when he was at the University of Tokyo (dropped out afterwards). Later joining IMG SRC Inc. in 2006 as a technical director, he planned and produced work in a variety of fields from website to music video.

In 2011, Qanta co-founded PARTY, a Creative Lab based in Tokyo and NY. With a solid background in technology, he serves as a Creative Director in the field of interactive and much more. While working on global brands including Toyota, Sony and Uniqlo, he engages himself in programming and directing music videos as well.

His work has been recognized in numerous awards: more than 20 trophies from Cannes Lions including 10 Gold Lions, 7 Grand Prix in ADFEST in Cyber, Design and Innova Categories, Gold Pencil in One Show Interactive, and Grand Prix in Tokyo Interactive Ad Award.




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