The PADC Diamond Skulls finalists winners were announced at the Emergence Creative festival in Margaret River yesterday.

Penguin Empire director Grant Sputore won the best direction category for his third year in a row.

Frequent Penguin collaborator Guy Howlett won the coveted Ultimate Diamond Skull for best all round creative practitioner in the state.

The other winners were:

Art Director of the Year : Craig Buchanan (The Brand Agency)
Designer of the Year : Melissa Radman (303 MullenLowe)
Director of the Year : Grant Sputore (The Penguin Empire)
Editor of the Year : Merlin Cornish (Siamese)
Photographer of the Year : Chantel Concei (Chantel Concei Photography)
Sound Designer of the Year : Nick Gallagher (Brainestorm)