The One Show

The One Show is the world's most prestigious award show in advertising, design and digital marketing. For 50 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.

One Show 2021 Music & Sound Craft Jury

Brian Yessian

Partner / CCO


New York

Brian Yessian, a lifelong musician from a family of musical artists, is partner and Chief Creative Officer of Yessian Music. Over his 20+ year career he has won awards that include Cannes Lions, Clio Awards, London International Awards, Emmys, Spikes, ADC, Webbys and THEAs. Brian has produced music that includes work with orchestras (LSO at Abbey Road Studios, NY Philharmonic, Budapest Symphony), choirs (Detroit Gospel Choir, Bratislava Choral), bands/artists (Aerosmith, Flo Rida, Gary Clark Jr, Blake Shelton) the world over for commercials, themed attractions, VR, museums, live shows, film, experiential and television. He studied at the prestigious Mozarteum Music Conservatory in Salzburg, Austria and toured Europe with orchestras and chamber groups. Some recent music scoring, sound design and mix work includes the likes of Porsche, Nike, Fox Studios, Samsung, Disney, Tribeca Film Festival, Burger King, HBO, United Airlines and Universal Studios. Brian divides his time between the Yessian studios in New York, Detroit, LA and Hamburg overseeing the creative direction with the teams in each location and creating content around the globe.




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