BMP DDB’s work for Volks-wagen swept the board at the 23rd annual
British Television Advertising Awards on Wednesday evening.
The agency and client pairing won the top two TV prizes at the
BMP’s ’lamp post’ commercial, produced by Outsider, scooped the ITV gold
award for the best TV commercial.
The VW ’affordability’ campaign, of which ’lamp post’ is a part, and the
VW Passat campaign shared the Tape Gallery gold award for best series of
Leagas Delaney’s ’Perfect Day’ promotion for the BBC took the Digital
Film at the Moving Picture Company award for the best cinema
Frank Lowe won the Channel 4 Chairman’s award.
The night’s other major honours, the AFM Lighting award for best agency
and the Panavision award for the top production company, went
respectively to BMP DDB - which last won this accolade in 1994 - and the
Paul Weiland Film Company, for the fifth year in succession.