2017 Shortlist


Animation / Graphics Company

Sponsored by

Bearded Fellows    

Digital Imaging fx


Flipbook Studio

Flow Creative

Process Moving Image      


Small Digital Agency (Up to 25 Employees)

Sponsored by

Corporation Pop


Fluid Digital

Marketing Signals


Modern English Digital




Large Digital Agency (25+ Employees)

Sponsored by

Building Blocks (part of Dept)


Click Consult

Clicky Media

hedgehog lab

Latitude Digital Marketing




Independent Production Company

Sponsored by

Audio Always

Blakeway North

Endemol Shine North

LA Productions

Nine Lives Media

True North

Veracity Digital

WhiteNoise Media


Small Integrated Agency (Up to 29 Employees)



Fantastic Media

Hitch Marketing


The if agency

We Are Boutique

ZEAL Creative


Large Integrated Agency (30+ Employees)

Sponsored by



Intermarketing Agency



Stein IAS

Workhouse Creative Marketing



Media Agency

Sponsored by

AKA North

MEC Manchester



Media Sales

Sponsored by

Channel 4 - Nations & Regions

Guardian News & Media

Immediate Media Co.

More Media Sales

Time Inc.


Small PR Agency of the Year (Up to 20 Employees)


Avant PR


KC Communications

Roland Dransfield


Smoking Gun PR



Large PR Agency of the Year (21+ employees)

Sponsored by


Weber Shandwick Manchester

Havas PR UK

PR Agency One


SEO & PPC Agency

Sponsored by


Bring Digital

Click Consult

Latitude Digital Marketing

Marketing Signals

MEC Manchester


The SEO Works


Content Team


Flipbook Studio


Lime Pictures



Searchquest Europe

The Content Market


Broadcasting Programme - News & Factual

Audio Always for BBC Radio 4 - The Best Exotic Etiquette Academy

Blakeway North - Panorama - Revealed Britains Mental Health Crisis

Endemol Shine North - Idris Elba: Fighter

Lizardfish TV & BBC Learning - Early Civilisations BBC Teach for 7-11 year olds

Made in Leeds - On The Aire - When Local Went Live

Nine Lives Media & CBBC – Marvellous messy Minds

True North - Breaking the Silence

True North - First Day at Big School


Broadcasting Programme – Entertainment

Blakeway North - 1966 - A Nation Remembers

Blakeway North - Julian Clarys Greatest Ever Christmas Ads

Lime Pictures Digital Team - Hollyoaks Live from Facebook HQ #HollyoaksNoExit

Made in Tyne and Wear - Made with Pride

True North & Channel 4 - The Lie Detective

True North Productions - Teen Mom UK – MTV

True North Productions for Channel Four - A New Life In The Sun

True North Productions for More 4 - Homes By The Med


Broadcasting Commercial

Sponsored by

Equinox Film and TV Productions - Oak Furniture Land

On The Eighth & Transport for Greater Manchester - Radio Awareness Campaign

PHD & BMB - Rubicon Spring - grabbing the water market by the mangoes

Über Agency - BAFTA Film Awards Trailer 2017?


Website of the Year

Sponsored by

Amaze & Childline - Putting children at the heart of digital transformation

Code Computerlove & MediaCom North - Hillarys.co.uk

Diva Creative & Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust - Move it Boom! Rio

Formica Group & Kagool

Liquid Creative Agency - Southport Flower Show Website Design

Phoenix Digital & Argos Customer Support Website

Reckless & Bateaux London - Setting Sail In The Right Digital Direction

twentysix - New Era EMEA E-commerce website


App of the Year

Apposing - Liverpool ONE Tree Fairies AR App

Bolser Digital Agency & KFC - KFC Colonels Club App

Code Computerloves - The Higher Lower Game

Forepoint - Deals App produced for Moto Hospitality

Silverchip & Bolster Systems -Bolster App

TransPennine Express & The App Builder - The Loop

Uber Agency - Sheffield Doc/Fest App


Video of the Year

Anattic, Shortcuts Software & Jam PR - Barber Better Faster Stronger

Bearded Fellows & Global Support Services - Career and Companionship Campaign

Intermarketing Agency & PhD Nutrition - Brand Video 'The Difference'

Lizardfish TV & BBC Learning -Early Civilisations - How to Look Great Maya

#UnitedandSamuel – Manchester United Foundation

Stein IAS Cliché Killer Videos

TransPennine Express & Studio North - Platform Providers

Welton Media - Craig's Story - His fight against pancreatic cancer


B2B Marketing / Integrated Communications Campaign

3ManFactory & Innova Solutions - When You Dont Have Mark Felix

BJL & BASF - Evidence sells Internally and to customers

Cameron Wells Communications & PMI Health Group - Superfoods Integrated FTSE 250 Campaign

Delineo (The Rothwell Company) & Aldermore Bank - Lazy Money

Don't be Shy - ClassFlow - Bringing Learning to Life

Fox Agency & Pagid - Taking the niche to the masses

Outwrite PR & Jackson Fire & Security - securing a hot reputation

Upp B2B & Brian Alfred - Nice one Brian! (Early Tax Rebate)


B2C Marketing / Integrated Communications Campaign (Less than £50k)

Sponsored by

Great Western Railway & MEC Manchester - #TracksOnTheTrack

K2L Marketing & GMPCC - #SittingRightWithYou- Domestic Abuse campaign

Liverpool ONE - Tickle on tour campaign to launch the Tickle the Ivories festival at Liverpool ONE 2016

Markettiers, Playtime PR & BBC Worldwide - Getting the nation hugging for Cbeebies Hey Duggee

Pace Communications & KCOM - KCOM mobile acquisition campaign

Prohibition & Interflora - How good is your birthday?

Strawberry & Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust - Remarkable People. Extraordinary Place.

Weber Shandwick Manchester & Aldi - Kevin The Carrot


B2C Marketing / Integrated Communications Campaign (Over £50k)

BBC Learning - The Mind Set campaign

BJL & Sherwin Williams - #RonsealAdBreak

Channel 4 Nations & Regions - MediaCom Hijacks C4 Comedy Gala

Everton Football Club - 2016/17 Season Ticket Campaign - Nothing Will Be The Same

gyro Manchester - University of Salford Undergraduate Recruitment Campaign 2016/17

Manchester Airport - Hainan Airlines takes off in the UK

MC2 - See Things Differently

More Media Sales, AdMaxim, DAN Network - Pizza Hut; Taste Freedom Christmas Campaign


Digital / Social Media Campaign of the Year

Sponsored by

CreativeRace & Ritter Sport UK -  Creating Social Magic for Ritter Sport Unicorn

Havas Media Manchester - BBC Eastenders #EELastOrders

I-COM & JMW - Website search visibility and conversion campaign

Modern English & Foo Fighters - Foo Fighters Glastonbury Announcement Campaign

Prohibition & Interflora - How good is your birthday?

Rule 5 for British Cycling - Half Way to a Billion - Taking Track Cycling to the World

Social Chain - hungryhouse #lovetakeawayactually

University of Salford, Tunafish Media and Petal & Co - A Match Made in Salford