Award Winners

First Boards Awards organized by Boards Magazine

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  • 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 2004


  • THE WINNERS
Winner: Paul Bessenbacher
Title:Working Lunch
Brand:Careerbuilder.com
Agency: Team One
Category:
  • Composers
Winner: Stylewar
Title:Thug
Brand:IKEA
Agency: Crispin Porter + Bogusky
Category:
  • Directors
Winner: Stylewar
Title:Pony
Brand:IKEA
Agency: Crispin Porter + Bogusky
Category:
  • Directors
Winner: Greg Mutton & Stuart Button
Title:Cockerel
Brand:Typhoo
Agency: CHI & Partners
Category:
  • Creative Teams
Winner: Greg Mutton & Stuart Button
Title:Drill Sergeant
Brand:Typhoo
Agency: CHI & Partners
Category:
  • Creative Teams
Winner: Greg Mutton & Stuart Button
Title:Water
Brand:Typhoo
Agency: CHI & Partners
Category:
  • Creative Teams
Winner: Andrew Proctor
Title:Cog
Brand:Honda
Agency: Wieden + Kennedy
Category:
  • Animators
Winner: Rob Groenwold
Title:Bull Run
Brand:San Miguel
Agency: Vinizius/Y&R SA
Category:
  • Editors
Winner: Paul Bessenbacher
Title:The Seat
Brand:Delta
Agency: BrightHouse
Category:
  • Composers
Winner: Stylewar
Title:Fluid
Brand:MasterCard
Agency: McCann Erickson New York
Category:
  • Directors
Winner: Rob Groenwold
Title:Heist
Brand:Mercedez-Benz
Category:
  • Editors
Winner: Rob Groenwold
Title:Witness
Brand:Sprint Yellow Pages
Category:
  • Editors
Winner: Andrew Proctor
Title:Invisible Game
Brand:Converse
Agency: Modernista!
Category:
  • Animators
Winner: Andrew Proctor
Title:Movement
Brand:Mercedes-Benz
Agency: Shop
Category:
  • Animators
Winner: Paul Bessenbacher
Title:h
Brand:Lexus
Agency: Team One
Category:
  • Composers
Runner Up: Pedram Torbati
Title:Titos Tacos
Brand:Delta Dental
Agency:
Category:
  • Editors
Runner Up: Justin Harder
Title:Find the Box
Brand:Kellogg's
Category:
  • Animators
Runner Up: Laurence Thrush
Title:Inadequate Representation
Brand:National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty
Category:
  • Directors
Runner Up: Howard Herrarte & Bryan Johnson
Title:Summer Driving
Brand:BMW
Agency: Publicis USA
Category:
  • Creative Teams
Runner Up: Olivier Gondry
Title:Stop
Brand:Infiniti
Agency: TBWA\Chiat\Day Los Angeles
Category:
  • Directors
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