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

Neil Hamel

West Coast Director, Branded Entertainment


Los Angeles, CA

Neil is the West Coast Director for Ensemble, the branded entertainment arm of IPG Mediabrands. Prior to that, he was Manager, Innovations at Initiative where he was a 2010 Cannes Young Lion, winning both Gold and Bronze honors, and a 2011 OMMA winner. He was a member of several production teams working on projects the likes of MTV’s “Making the Band 4.3”, Gatorade’s “Replay”, and the Dave Matthews Band music video “Funny the Way It Is.” His first venture out of Brown University, a 3D social network startup,, was a 2008 TechCrunch50 finalist.




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