Award Winners

First Boards Awards organized by Boards Magazine

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  • 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 2004


  • THE WINNERS
Runner Up: Justin Reardon
Title:Feel Great
Brand:Kellogg's
Category:
  • Directors
Runner Up: Justin Reardon
Title:Superheroes
Brand:Sega
Agency:
Category:
  • Directors
Runner Up: Laurence Thrush
Title:Dressed By
Brand:Mark Powell
Category:
  • Directors
Runner Up: Laurence Thrush
Title:Perfectly Fitted
Brand:Timothy Everest
Category:
  • Directors
Runner Up: Neill Blomkamp
Title:Crab
Brand:Nike
Agency:
Category:
  • Directors
Runner Up: Neill Blomkamp
Title:Escape
Brand:Tetley
Category:
  • Directors
Runner Up: Neill Blomkamp
Title:Robot (spec)
Brand:Tetra Vaal
Category:
  • Directors
Runner Up: Olivier Gondry
Title:Crowded
Brand:Infiniti
Agency: TBWA\Chiat\Day Los Angeles
Category:
  • Directors
Runner Up: Olivier Gondry
Title:Mortgage
Brand:Nationwide
Category:
  • Directors
Runner Up: Amanda Perry
Title:Marathon Boy
Brand:Clarks
Agency: St. Luke’s Communications
Category:
  • Editors
Runner Up: Amanda Perry
Title:Switzerland
Brand:Heineken
Agency:
Category:
  • Editors
Runner Up: Amanda Perry
Title:Orange Clockwork
Brand:Orange
Category:
  • Editors
Runner Up: Pedram Torbati
Title:Ear
Brand:7-Eleven
Agency:
Category:
  • Editors
Runner Up: Pedram Torbati
Title:Fridge
Brand:McDonald's
Category:
  • Editors
Runner Up: Justin Harder
Title:BBPB
Brand:Beef Buy Product Bureau
Category:
  • Animators
Runner Up: Justin Harder
Title:What the Hell
Brand:VH1 Big in 03
Category:
  • Animators
Runner Up: Michael Overbeck
Title:Oh Lord Please
Category:
  • Animators
Runner Up: Michael Overbeck
Title:Tongues & Taxis
Category:
  • Animators
Runner Up: Michael Overbeck
Title:Headbangers
Brand:Pioneer
Agency:
Category:
  • Animators
Runner Up: Justin Reardon
Title:n.e.b.o.b. (spec)
Brand:Budweiser
Agency: CHI & Partners
Category:
  • Directors