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.

2012 One Show Entertainment Judges

Tim Piper



New York, NY

Tim is one the most world's most highly awarded writer/directors for television commercials and branded entertainment. To the extent that in 2008 he was short-listed for Time Magazine's Top 100 Most Influential People.

His work with various Fortune 500 clients has won him top industry awards including two Cannes Grand Prix, two London International Grand Prizes, a Grand Effie, Grand Clio, Epica D'Or, One Show pencils, D&AD awards, an Australasian Television Award Trophy and the first ever Unilever Grand Prix to name a few.

Tim's work has been featured on news and entertainment shows around the world, including Good Morning America, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, The View and news networks such as CNN, NBC, ABC, BBC, plus major Australasian networks. Not once, but two years in a row with consecutive branded viral film work.

As well as making Time Magazine's Top 200, he was one of Creativity Magazine's top 50 most creative thinkers in the world, was ranked No.1 copywriter and art director in Canada (Strategy Magazine 2007), top 10 writer, art director and director for Creativity (international), and has been the ranked No. 1 director in L├╝zers Archive (Int. past three years, April 2010).

Other recognition includes Wall St. Journal's ad of the year, Time Magazine's top 5 ads of the year and USA Today's viral of the year (a branded film). The estimated media value created by Tim's viral (pass along) efforts exceeds $150 Million.

Tim writes, directs, produces, scores and is also an award winning editor. He began his career in Adelaide, South Australia. And has worked for Clemenger BBDO, Saatchi and Saatchi Toronto and Ogilvy North America. Tim has directed with Biscuit Filmworks (LA) and Sons And Daughters Toronto.

Tim currently runs his own branded entertainment company - Piro - with film producer Daniel Rosenberg.




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