Young Guns 17 Winners

2019: In a year that could arguably be described as the most diverse class in Young Guns history, a jury of more than 60 respected creatives — half of them past Young Guns winners themselves — spent two months reviewing hundreds of submissions from a record 45 different countries. 

After several rounds of judging, which narrowed down the vast pool of talent to a finalist list of 81 creatives, the jury debated, discussed and ultimately selected 28 superstars to be part of Young Guns 17. This year's class runs across a wide variety of disciplines, and with only three YG17 winners being American-born, the global nature of this accolade is becoming even greater.


Savanah Leaf

Film Director

Savanah Leaf is a NY based director, photographer, writer and former GB Olympian. She has worked with clients including Nike, Beats by Dre, and Gary Clark Jr. - her films center around crafting nuanced mediations that explore race, gender and culture.

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The 4th Wave (La Quarta Onda) Agency: Savanah Leaf Client: Bvlgari and Tribeca Film Festival Category: YG17 Year: 2019
Her Love ft. Daniel Caesar with special guest Dwele Agency: Savanah Leaf Client: Common Category: YG17 Year: 2019
This Land Agency: Savanah Leaf Client: Gary Clark Jr. Category: YG17 Year: 2019
Havana Cultura: ¡Súbelo, Cuba! Agency: Savanah Leaf Client: Havana Club Category: YG17 Year: 2019
The Ayes Have It Agency: Savanah Leaf Client: Motion Poems Category: YG17 Year: 2019
Dream Crazier: Chantel Navarro Agency: Savanah Leaf Client: Nike Category: YG17 Year: 2019

 

 

 

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