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Boys & Girls, MediaVest & Windmill Lane Pick Up Merit Awards at The One Show Awards

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Boys and Girls picked up two Merit Awards at the annual One Show Awards which were held in New York last week.

The Dublin-based creative agency picked up its first Merit Award, in a joint entry with MediaVest, for its work with Three Ireland and the telco’s Tackling Homeless campaign in the Ambient (Non-Broadcast Video) category.

The agency’s second Merit Award came in the Bes Use of Licensed/Adapted Music category for its Amnesty International campaign, White Christmas.

Held annually in New York as part of Creative Week, the One Show Awards are the largest non-profit awards programme in the world and attracted 21,844 entries from 73 countries.  It honours the best work across all disciplines, including advertising, interactive, design and branded entertainment.

Over the course of the two nights on which the One Show Awards were staged, 243 Pencils were awarded – 70 Gold, 75 Silver and 98 Bronze – to winners from 23 countries.

The coveted Agency of the Year went to McCann/New York while the other top 10 agencies ranked according to wins were Dentsu Inc./Tokyo (2); Leo Burnett/Chicago (3); Droga5 (4); Ogilvy/New York (5); BBDO/New York (6); Wieden+Kennedy (7); Clemenger BBDO/Melbourne (8); almapBBDO/São Paulo (9) and Ogilvy & Mather/Chicago (10).

This year’s Network of the Year went to Ogilvy & Mather while Independent Agency of the Year was awarded to Droga5.  Holding Company of the Year meanwhile went to Omnicom.

In terms of the top-ranked countries from which winning entries were received, the USA topped the rankings followed by Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, Germany, Brazil, Canada, France, Sweden and South Africa.

The total list of One Show winners can be found here

Complete rankings can be found HERE

You can follow The One Club online at www.oneclub.org, on Facebook, at Twitter and on YouTube.