The BTAA Awards 2008: About BTAA

Formed in 1976, the BTAA is a not-for-profit company owned and operated by the UK commercials industry on whose behalf it organises this event and, in the autumn of each year, The British Television Advertising Craft Awards.

It fosters emerging talent through its association with the Kodak Student Commercial Awards and showcases the BTAA winners at various centres in the US in association with The Museum of Modern Art.


AGENCIES - Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO, Bartle Bogle Hegarty, CDP, CHI & Partners, DDB London, Euro RSCG, Fallon London, Grey Worldwide, JWT, Leo Burnett, Lowe, M&C Saatchi, McCann Erickson, Ogilvy, Publicis, Rainey Kelly Campbell Roalfe Y&R, Saatchi & Saatchi, TBWA\London, The Leith Agency, WCRS

Production companies: - Academy Productions, Blink Productions, Gorgeous Enterprises, Hibbert Ralph Animation, Park Village Productions, The Paul Weiland Film Company, Pink Film Company, RSA Films, Tomboy Films.

Media, facility companies, and others Panalux, BSkyB, five, Framestore CFC, Haymarket Publishing, IPA, Kodak, Marketing Week, The Mill, The Moving Picture Company.

Directors: OF BTAA

Martin Bowley Chairman; Nick Bell; Zoe Bell Head of Television, Mother; Mark Benson Managing Director, The Moving Picture Company; Jeremy Craigen Executive Creative Director, DDB London; Charles Crisp Head of Television, The Red Brick Road; Tony Davidson Creative Director, Wieden & Kennedy; Lizie Gower Managing Director, Academy Productions; Andy Gulliman Head of Television, Saatchi & Saatchi; Charles Inge Founding Creative Partner, CHI & Partners; Francine Linsey Head of Television, Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO; James Lowther Founding Creative Partner, M&C Saatchi; Jeremy Miles Chairman, Miles Calcraft Briginshaw Duffy; Paul Rothwell Managing Director, Gorgeous Enterprises; Robin Shenfield Chief Executive, The Mill; Steve Smith Managing Director, Panalux; James Studholme Managing Director, Blink Productions

Awards administration by Peter Bigg, Doreen Wiles. DVD Producer, Roanne Bell.

- With thanks to Bartle Bogle Hegarty for the provision of judging facilities.