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!


2007 One Show Interactive Judges

Ken Hamm

Manner Maker Media

New York

Award-winning feature film writer/director, commercial director and agency creative director, Hamm has authored three feature scripts including an adaptation of the Obie-winning play STILL LIFE by Emily Mann. His feature film directorial debut, MOVING IN/MOVING OUT, appeared at several film festivals around the world, including the Berlin Film Festival and the Mill Valley Film Festival and was awarded "Best First Film." As an advertising commercial director and agency creative director, Hamm has worked for several world-class agencies. Served as Executive Creative Director at R/GA, one of the most decorated agencies in the industry, and as Executive Creative Director for Euro 4D, New York. Most recently, Hamm has re-opened Manner Maker Media ( ) to direct another feature film, commercials and branded content. Hamm was brought to R/GA to build the first interactive copywriting department which has since become the backbone of R/GA’s advertising offering. At Euro Hamm was integral in developing global integrated, multi-channel campaign work. Collaboration, concept development and innovative multi-channel branded entertainment experiences are Hamm’s specialty. Ken Hamm’s experience working for Fortune 500 companies across all marketing channels -- including TV, mobile phones, digital signage, online advertising and site work -- provides him a unique perspective on the creative demands of international brands in a rapidly evolving field of communication formats. His portfolio includes award-winning work for Nike, New Balance, Verizon, Jaguar, Johnson & Johnson, Mastercard, SC Johnson, Avaya, Bank of America, Voom, Purina, Citicorp, Banana Republic and British Airways.




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