2018 Shortlist

Animation / Graphics Company

Boardwalk Studio

Carbon Digital

Flipbook Studio

Fuzzy Duck

Periscope Studios



Digital Agency (10 and under Employees)

Applied Digital Marketing

Clean Digital

Content OD

Don't be Shy

EY3 Media



Noir Agency


Digital Agency (11-25 Employees)




Mabo Media

Modern English Digital Ltd



Venture Stream


Digital Agency (26+ Employees)

Sponsored by


Bring Digital


Click Consult


Fat Media

IDHL Group

Social Chain


Independent Production Company

Anattic Limited

Blakeway North

Endemol Shine North

Lizardfish TV

True North Productions

VTR North

WhiteNoise Media



Integrated Agency (Up to 29 Employees)

Sponsored by Stackhouse Poland

AKA North

Born + Raised

Bugler Smith Ltd

Pace Communications

Peppermint Soda

Venture Stream



Integrated Agency (30+Employees)

Sponsored by Dock10

Intermarketing Agency



Media Agency Group


Savvy Marketing

Stein IAS

We are Vista


Media Agency

Periscope Studios

Republic of Media



Media Sales

Channel 4

Immediate Media

More Media Sales

Time Inc


PR Agency of the Year (Under 10 Employees)

Catapult PR

Chapman Poole

Faith PR

No Brainer

Rule 5

Scriba PR

Skout PR



PR Agency of the Year (Over 10 Employees)


Active Profile


Havas PR


Roland Dransfield


SEO & PPC Agency


Click Consult

Mabo Media

Nothing But Epic Ltd

The SEO Works


Content Team

BT | BT Shop

Periscope Studios

Shoot The Moon

Swinton Insurance


Wavemaker Content


News & Magazine (Printed or Online)

AuKids magazine

Best Western UK Postcard Magazine

BusinessCloud – news & magazine

Warrington Guardian


Broadcasting Programme – News and Factual

Blakeway North – Kicked Out From Care To Chaos (BBC Three)

Blakeway North – My Life Born To Vlog

Endemol Shine North – Inside Bentley A Great British Motor Car

Nine Lives Media – I’m Coming Out, Ross’s Story

Nine Lives Media – My Life: Hike to Happiness

Radio City Talk – Mental Health Monday

True North Productions – A New Life In The Sun

True North Productions – The Yorkshire Dales and The Lakes


Broadcasting Programme – Commercial / Advertising

Sponsored by Group IMD

ABF Pictures & soak.com – Elephant in the room

Equinox Film and TV Productions & Oak Furniture Land – 'Welcome Real Hardwood'

Equinox Film and TV Productions & VictoriaPlum.com – #FamilyMoments

Glued Films & Garden Creative – Know for Sure: Patient Claim Line 2018 Adverts

Zut & Betfred – Nostalgia campaign


Website of the Year

Sponsored by Knight Corporate Finance

Born + Raised – Keep Britain Tidy Website

Don't be Shy – Putting people at the heart of business IT

Kagool & Inchcape – New Inchcape website

Modern English Digital & Sony Music Entertainment – Foo Fighters Mixtape Generator

Music – Joe Coleman Website

NetConstruct with Milwaukee Tools

Outpost – Bear Grylls Website

Pinpoint Designs with Custom Plugs


App of the Year

Argos & Apadmi – Argos Card App 

Blue Chip Marketing & O2 – The Source App

Mapway - Bus Times London

Mediaworks & The Royal Mint – The Great British Coin Hunt

Now Healthcare Group – Now Patient

Our Studio 360 App for Herbal House on behalf of Allied London working with Design Agency 90Degrees

The musicMagpie App

Vita Student & Apposing – Student Companion & Intercom App


Video of the Year

Sponsored by 72Point

Bauer Media for Key 103 – One Love Manchester Mash Up

BBC North West Tonight – Up ‘Ere by Tony Walsh

Born + Raised – HSBC Global Markets

Cuckoo, Brickhouse Productions & Alliance Manchester Business School – Where Can We Take You?

Flipbook Studio – Relationship between Type 2 Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease Animations

Social Chain – Through The Eyes Of The Fans

Space Digital – 'Slaughterbots'

Trunk – Using the 'C Word' to save lives


B2B Marketing / Integrated Communications Campaign

Sponsored by Hiscox

Freshfield – GrowingLancashire

Havas PR UK – Armitage Shanks celebrate200

Markettiers Manchester & Mercedes-Benz Vans – Giving The Van Driver A Voice

Plinkfizz Ltd – Crystal Careers Recruitment Campaign

Skout PR & Wax Digital – the four 'Ps' of procurement

Splitpixel Creative Ltd – Sodexo Engage Launch Campaign

Stein IAS and Ingredion – You Are How You Eat.

twentysix & Hitachi Capital Invoice Finance – SME spotlight campaign


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

Sponsored by CDi Yorkshire

APS GroupMMP Global & Merseyside Mounted Police Section Stand Tall Branding & Marketing Campaign

Digitaloft & Missy Empire – You vs The Kardashians

Domu Brands – VonShef Make It Good

Markettiers Manchester & United Utilities – Reservoir Safety Stay Safe Stay Out

Mosquito & Basketball England – TogetherWeAreBasketball

PHD Manchester & Leith – It's Not Christmas without IRN-BRU

Truth Creative & University Academy 92 – Brand Identity and Multi-Channel Launch Campaign

Wavemaker – Cleaning up in the supermarkets


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

CHANNEL 4 & Thomas Cook – The Secret Life of 4 Year Olds on Holiday

Diva Creative & Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership – Stay Well This Winter Greater Manchester

Everton Football Club 2017/18 Season Ticket Campaign – One For All, All For One

IF Agency & Knowsley Safari – Summer 2017 campaign

Time Inc. & Thatchers Haze x NME Emerging Artists Project

Vivid & Visit Guernsey – Guernsey Memories

Wavemaker – Mid-week mission!

We Influence Delivers Best Ever Trading Season For Christmas Tree World


Digital / Social Media Campaign of the Year

Big Brand Ideas – Nextbase 'Bad Drivers'

Christy UK and Wimbledon – #NotJustATowel

Citypress – A World Without Labels

Click Consult & Kwik Fit – Know before you go

Mosquito & Basketball England – TogetherWeAreBasketball

One – Maxtop Tea-Break Tosser game

Wavemaker – Cleaning up in the supermarkets

Wavemaker – Rising to the social challenge