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!


2018 One Show Film Jury

Simon Langley




Simon Langley is Executive Creative Director of J. Walter Thompson Sydney and a member of the J. Walter Thompson Worldwide Creative Council.

Throughout his career both in Australia and overseas, his work has been recognised at all the major award shows, including One Show gold, silver & bronze, over 30 Cannes Lions, and multiple D&AD yellow pencils amongst others. Most recently, he was awarded back-to-back Grand Prix in both creative & effectiveness categories at Spikes Asia and the Grand Prix for Humanity at Adfest.

Over the past three and a half years, Simon has been driving a creative resurgence at J. Walter Thompson Sydney with the agency recently receiving the accolade of #3 Agency in Australia in the ‘2017 Campaign Brief Agency of the Year Awards’. The highest ranking in the agency’s history. In the same publication, he is currently ranked #1 ECD in Australia.

Prior to J. Walter Thompson Sydney, Simon was at AMV.BBDO London, ECD/Partner of 303Lowe, and CD of BMF Australia where he helped steer the agency to multiple Agency of The Year titles and B&T Australian Agency of The Decade.

He has judged at numerous local and international award shows including Cannes Lions and D&AD, and has had the honor of being ranked one of the top ten CD’s in the world by the Won Report.




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