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 Awards 2003


  • THE WINNERS
Runner Up: David Herman
Title:Sputnik
Brand:Game Show Network
Agency: TBWA\Chiat\Day Los Angeles
Category:
  • Editors
Runner Up: Happy
Title:Hallway
Brand:Youthaids.org
Agency: DDB New York
Category:
  • Directors
Runner Up: James Brown
Title:Girl
Brand:Eurostar
Agency: Leg
Category:
  • Directors
Runner Up: James Brown
Title:Girl (French)
Brand:Eurostar
Agency: Leg
Category:
  • Directors
Runner Up: David Herman
Title:Subway
Brand:Dentyne Ice
Agency: Bates North America, New York
Category:
  • Editors
Runner Up: James Brown
Title:Confrontation
Brand:DNA
Category:
  • Directors
Runner Up: Daniel Levi
Title:Cat
Brand:Mercedes-Benz
Agency:
Category:
  • Directors
Runner Up: Daniel Levi
Title:Senses
Brand:Xbox
Agency: Bartle Bogle Hegarty
Category:
  • Directors
Runner Up: Daniel Levi
Title:I Am Beat
Brand:Metro FM
Category:
  • Directors
Runner Up: Happy
Title:Lungs
Brand:Anti-Smoking Message
Category:
  • Directors
Runner Up: Happy
Title:Fixation
Brand:Henry's List of Wrongs
Category:
  • Directors
Runner Up: David Herman
Title:Packing
Brand:Asics
Category:
  • Editors
Runner Up: Jane Keller
Title:Independence
Brand:Kodak
Agency: Saatchi & Saatchi
Category:
  • Editors
Runner Up: Jane Keller
Title:Bus Chase
Brand:Smithfield
Category:
  • Editors
Runner Up: Jane Keller
Title:Heavy
Brand:Wolverine
Category:
  • Editors
Runner Up: Aladino Debert
Title:Adjustment
Brand:Re/Max
Agency: Carton Donofrio Partners
Category:
  • Animators
Runner Up: Stuart Simms
Title:Comic Remix
Brand:Comedy Central
Category:
  • Animators
Runner Up: Stuart Simms
Title:MTV Hits
Brand:MTV Hits
Category:
  • Animators
Runner Up: Stuart Simms
Title:Missed
Brand:McDonald's
Category:
  • Animators
Runner Up: Ryan Elder
Title:Origami
Brand:Cingular Wireless
Agency: BBDO New York
Category:
  • Composers