Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO scooped the award for the top advertising
agency at this year’s British Television Advertising Awards on Wednesday
The agency’s work for BT, Guinness, Yellow Pages and its rear seat belts
campaign all scooped gold awards.
The award for the best commercial of the year, however, went to TBWA GGT
Simons Palmer and the production company, Gorgeous Enterprises, for the
Sony Playstation ad, ’double life’.
Gorgeous received the honour for the top production company. Two of its
ads, ’box’ for Lego by Bartle Bogle Hegarty and ’the unexpected’ for
Sony Stamina Camcorders by BMP DDB, also picked up gold awards.
Levi’s Sta-Prest campaign from BBH and Partizan Midi Minuit shared a
gold with the BT campaign from AMV and Stark Films for the best series
of commercials. Jeff Stark won the chairman’s award.
The charity gold went to Ogilvy & Mather and BFCS for the ’jolly’