At the 53rd D&AD Professional Awards Ceremony, which took place tonight (21st May), “Break The Barrier” was one of the lucky few to pick up a Graphite Pencil in the highly competitive Film category – one of only 10 awarded internationally. D&AD is widely considered to be the most competitive and most prestigious international award…

The Penguin Empire’s latest campaign for UWA had the honour of being selected as “Pick Of The Week” in the national print addition of AdNews; and featured in SHOTS online. The commercial was filmed in 4 countries and 9 cities over 2 weeks.  The making of the commercial will be covered in depth, in an upcoming issues…

“Break The Barrier” continued its international run of acclaim by picking up a Bronze award at last night’s New York Festivals competition. Grant Sputore was also recognised with a finalist nomination in the highly competitive Film Craft – Best Direction category. The news comes on the same day it was announced Barrier had picked up a graphite pencil…

Break The Barrier has scored a finalist in Film and Film Craft – direction at New York Festivals. The 2015 Grand Jury comprised of 400+ creative directors, executive creative directors and worldwide chief creative officers from 100 countries around the globe determined the finalists through an online judging session and a live collateral judging session.…

As far as award shows go, they don’t come much more prestigious than the D&AD. No. Scratch that. They simply don’t come more prestigious than the D&AD. That makes it all the more exciting to announce that Break The Barrier has scored a Pencil at this year’s judging. The final colour/grade of the pencil is…

Winners for the APAC Effie Awards 2015 were announced at the Awards Gala held at the Four Seasons Ballroom Singapore, honouring Asia Pacific’s most effective marketing campaigns. This year saw a total of 61 Awards handed out, comprising 1 Grand Effie, 17 Golds, 19 Silvers and 24 Bronzes. The Brand Agency was the only Perth…

The AWARD Awards is Australia’s toughest and most prestigious creative awards show. “Break the Barrier” was Western Australia’s only finalist – one of only 3 shortlisted in the higly-competitive Charity category – where it took home Silver. Grant Sputore also picked up a Bronze for direction. It’s the latest in a spate of awards for the…

845 people from the Western Australian Advertising and Media industries tonight gathered under a huge big top circus tent for the gala 2015 Oasis Ball and Campaign Brief Perth Awards. The big Campaign Brief Agency of the Year award went to The Brand Agency, who narrowly edged out Marketforce. St John Ambulance picked up the prestigious client…

The PADC has announced the Diamond Skulls winners at Emergence’s Big Bang Breakfast, down in Margaret River today. The Penguin Empire’s Grant Sputore was lucky enough to pick up the skull for “Director Of The Year”, but the big skull went to our partner in crime David “The Diamond” Donald from The Brand Agency, who…

The Brand Agency’s “Break The Barrier” TVC for St John Ambulance has scored a finalist at London International Awards in the Direction craft category. The commercial was directed by The Penguin Empire’s Grant Sputore. It’s the third international nod for Sputore, having been a finalist at Cannes and a Bronze winner at Spikes Asia for…