Award Winners

First Boards Awards organized by Boards Magazine

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  • Toronto, Ontario, M5V 1R9, Canada
  • Phone: 877 BOARDS1
  • Award Type: Creative Award
Under the auspices of Boards magazine, the First Boards Directors Award recognizes the best new, dynamic television commercial directors in the United States. Entrants come from all over the world and are represented by a known commercial production company, and may enter up to 3 reels of work broadcast during the previous calendar year.

Judges evaluate storytelling and communication, the director's potential, visual style and the overall impact of the entry.
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First Boards 2002


  • THE WINNERS
Winner: Antoine Bardou-Jacquet
Title:Seattle
Brand:Sony PlayStation
Agency: TBWA\PARIS
Category:
  • Animators
Winner: Allen Coulter
Title:Whassup! Jersey Guys
Brand:Budweiser
Agency: Downtown Partners
Category:
  • Directors
Winner: Allen Coulter
Title:Out of Towner
Brand:Budweiser
Agency: Downtown Partners
Category:
  • Directors
Winner: Allen Coulter
Title:Phone Chain
Brand:Budweiser
Agency: Downtown Partners
Category:
  • Directors
Winner: Allen Coulter
Title:Tap
Brand:Budweiser
Agency: Downtown Partners
Category:
  • Directors
Winner: Antoine Bardou-Jacquet
Title:Plane Simple
Brand:Vodafone
Agency: adam&eveDDB
Category:
  • Animators
Winner: Antoine Bardou-Jacquet
Title:The Valley
Brand:EDF
Agency: CLM BBDO
Category:
  • Animators
Winner: Drazen Bosnjak & Gareth Williams
Title:Motion / Chick Walker
Brand:Steve Madden
Agency: Hampel Stefanides, Inc.
Category:
  • Composers
Winner: Drazen Bosnjak & Gareth Williams
Title:Bikes (speculation ad)
Brand:Seiko
Category:
  • Composers
Winner: Tina Mintus
Title:Duel (speculation ad)
Brand:Porsche
Category:
  • Editors
Winner: Tina Mintus
Title:G-Force
Brand:Legoland
Agency: Lowe New York
Category:
  • Editors
Winner: Tina Mintus
Title:Open for Business
Brand:American Express
Agency: Ogilvy & Mather
Category:
  • Editors
Winner: Antoine Bardou-Jacquet
Title:The Valley (French version)
Brand:EDF
Agency: CLM BBDO
Category:
  • Animators
Runner Up: David Wittman
Title:Tag (60 sec)
Brand:Nike
Agency: Wieden+Kennedy
Category:
  • Composers
Runner Up: Jimmy Haun
Title:Shade Running
Brand:Nike
Agency: Wieden+Kennedy
Category:
  • Composers
Runner Up: Jun Diaz
Title:Ugly
Brand:Red Stripe
Agency: BBDO New York
Category:
  • Editors
Runner Up: Marcos Siega
Title:Dancin
Brand:Red Stripe
Agency: BBDO New York
Category:
  • Directors
Runner Up: Marcos Siega
Title:Inner You
Brand:Red Stripe
Agency: BBDO New York
Category:
  • Directors
Runner Up: Marcos Siega
Title:Short & Stubby
Brand:Red Stripe
Agency: BBDO New York
Category:
  • Directors
Runner Up: Marcos Siega
Title:Cheerleader
Brand:Doritos
Agency: BBDO New York
Category:
  • Directors
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