2016 Shortlist

Animation / Graphics Company



Bearded Fellows

Edit 19

Flipbook Studio

Fuzzy Duck

Process Moving Image



Small digital agency (up to 25 employees)

CSI Media

Elementary Digital

Fluid Digital


Modern English Digital


Studio Mashbo

Tariff Street


Large digital agency (25+ employees)


Degree 53


Fat Media

Search Laboratory

Social Chain

Venn Digital



Independent Production Company

Blakeway North

Chief Productions

LA Productions

Lime Pictures

Lizardfish TV

Nine Lives Media

Shine North

True North


Small Integrated Agency (up to 29 employees)

Agent Marketing

Bugler Smith

Cuckoo Design

Diva Creative

Fantastic Media

Liquid Agency


Roland Dransfield


Large Integrated Agency (30+ employees) 


BJL Group

Intermarketing Agency


Savvy Marketing

Stein IAS


The fresh Group



Media Agency

AKA North

Gig Retail

KMS Media

MEC Manchester

Media Agency Group

MediaCom North

Republic of Media

We Are Boutique


Media Sales

Channel 4 Television

Gig Retail

Guardian News & Media

ITV Business Development (Nations & Regions)

More Media Sales

Time Inc.


Small PR agency of the year (Up to 20 employees)

Avant PR

Down at the Social

Faith PR


Manc Frank

PR Agency One

Prohibition PR

Smoking Gun


Large PR Agency of the Year (21+ Employees)

Beattie Group


Havas PR UK

Peppermint Soda

Weber Shandwick


Radio Station


Metro Radio

The Bay Radio


SEO & PPC Agency


Bring Digital

IDHL Group

Latitude Digital Marketing

MEC Manchester

Return On Digital

Search Laboratory

The SEO Works


Content Team


Digital Health Age

Engage Comms

Flipbook Studio

Fourth Day PR


ITV Studios Coronation Street Digital Team

Stein IAS


News & Magazine (Printed or Online)

All Together NOW!

AuKids magazine

Big Issue North

Cheshire Life

Lancashire Life

Out and About in the North York Moors

Warrington Guardian

Yorkshire Life


Broadcasting Programme - News & Factual

Audio Always and BBC 5 live - Hurricane Katrina 10 Years On Science of the Storm

Blakeway North - Benefits and Bypasses - Billion Pound Patients

Lizardfish TV and Close Up Productions for CBBC - My Life Coming to Britain

Made in Leeds TV -  On The Aire Christmas Flood Coverage

MUTV – Sporting Reds: Million Dollar Dreams

Nine Lives Media and Dispatches - Aldi's Supermarket Secrets

True North and Channel 5 - Gift of Life


Broadcasting Programme - Entertainment

Blakeway North - Michael Jackson's Thriller with Ashley Banjo

ITV Studios - Coronation Street Live Uncovered

ITV Studios - Fearne & Gok Off The Rails

ITV Studios - The Big Quiz  Coronation Street v Emmerdale

ITV Studios – Coronation Street Live Access All Areas

Made in Tyne & Wear TV  -  The Lowdown Made on the Dancefloor


Broadcasting Programme -  Drama

LA Productions - Moving On series 7

Lime Pictures - Hollyoaks

Lime Pictures - Rocket's Island Series 3

Lime Pictures - The Evermoor Chronicles Series 1


Broadcasting Commercial

DTW and The Law Society of England and Wales – Use a professional. Use a solicitor – positive outcomes

Equinox Film and TV and Oak Furniture Land – No Veneer in ‘Ere

On The Eighth and Transport for Greater Manchester - Road Safety Radio

Pizza Hut Restaurants - Taste Freedom Campaign

TBWA Manchester and MBNA - Boringly Good

TBWAManchester and Rentalcars - Rentalcar-ma campaign



BBC Learning – microbit.co.uk

Clicky Media and Darwin Escapes – darwinescapes.co.uk

Connect and UK Space Agency – principia.org.uk 

Craghoppers – craghoppers.com

Kagool and Formica – formica.com

KMP Digitata  and Bruntwood  - bruntwood.co.uk

Mando and Robinsons Brewery – robinsonsbrewery.com

Nublue and the Jewel Hut - thejewelhut.co.uk


App of the year

Appitized Health & Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust - Pocket Midwife

Degree 53 - Vibe Tickets App

Media Agency Group and Now Healthcare Group - Dr Now Mobile App

Modern English Digital - BBC Scrubbables

Uber and Topman – Topman X Nick Grimshaw app


Video of the year

Bearded Fellows and Ladbible – The Ladbible app Launch

Doodledo Motion and Team Sky - Christmas Viral

Limehouse Films and JCB  - Skid Steer North America

Maynineteen and Hammerson  - Autumn Fashion Fix

Mocha and University of Huddersfield - hudfuture

N Brown Group and Jacamo - Do the Hakarena

Welton Media and Culture Liverpool - Culture Liverpool Highlights 2015


B2B Marketing / integrated communications campaign

Active Profile and Riello UPS Limited - Make Mine Modular/Multi Power UK&I launch

Alliance Manchester Business School -  From MBS to Anywhere

BDB and DSM - Beyond Nutrition 

Cameron Wells Communications and Willis PMI Group – Superfoods - Powered lead nurturing campaign

Mustard - Making the difference to your summer

Rare Creative Group and Ideal Boilers – Igniting Growth for Installer Connect

Savy Marketing and iForce - iForce rebrand

Stein IAS and Trelleborg Marine Systems - Measurable Marketing Quality


B2C Marketing / integrated communications campaign

BJL and Ronseal - An Apology from Ronseal

Channel 4 and Crabbie’s Alcoholic Ginger Beer – # Give it some Ginger

Channel 4 and Sofaworks Sponsorship of Gogglebox

MediaCom North and Subaru - Outback Extreme Review

N Brown Group and Simply Be - Simply Be Real

Return On Digital and Canopies UK - Driving More Website Leads

Smoking Gun PR and Silentnight - The Sleep Expert

TBWAManchester and MBNA - Boringly Good

TBWAManchester and Yours Clothing – Fashion Freedom