Prolific North Awards 2017

So as many of you will know if you follow my blog I am very passionate about the digital industry. This week saw the North’s digital world come out in droves to see who the winners were of the prestigious Prolific North Awards 2017!

It’s amazing to see the North’s digital scene being recognised for it’s talent and contribution to the digital space. A massive well done to all that where shortlisted and a HUGE well done to all the winners!

So here they are, the Prolific North Awards 2017 winners and nominees:

Animation / Graphics Company
Winner: Flipbook Studio

Also nominated:

  • Bearded Fellows
  • Digital Imaging fx
  • dock10
  • Flow Creative
  • Process Moving Image

Small Digital Agency (Up to 25 Employees)
Winner: Marketing Signals

Also nominated:

  • Corporation Pop
  • Digitaloft
  • Fluid Digital
  • Mashbo
  • Modern English Digital
  • O.EYE
  • Reckless

Large Digital Agency (25+ Employees)
Winner: CDS

Also nominated:

  • Building Blocks (part of Dept)
  • Click Consult
  • Clicky Media
  • hedgehog lab
  • Latitude Digital Marketing
  • Twentysix
  • WMG

Independent Production Company
Winner: True North

Highly Commended: Audio Always

Also nominated:

  • Blakeway North
  • Endemol Shine North
  • LA Productions
  • Nine Lives Media
  • Veracity Digital
  • WhiteNoise Media

Small Integrated Agency (Up to 29 Employees)
Winner: We Are Boutique

Also nominated:

  • Absolute
  • BDB
  • Fantastic Media
  • Hitch Marketing
  • ICG
  • The if agency
  • ZEAL Creative

Large Integrated Agency (30+ Employees)
Winner: Jaywing

Also nominated:

  • BJL
  • e3creative
  • Intermarketing Agency
  • One
  • Stein IAS
  • Workhouse Creative Marketing
  • WRG

Media Agency
Winner: AKA North

Also nominated:

  • MEC Manchester
  • O.EYE
  • Media Sales

Media Sales
Winner: Channel 4 – Nations & Regions

Highly Commended: More Media Sales

Also nominated:

  • Guardian News & Media
  • Immediate Media Co.
  • Time Inc

Small PR Agency of the Year (Up to 20 Employees)
Winner: Roland Dransfield

Also nominated:

  • Acceleris
  • Avant PR
  • Harris
  • KC Communications (Marketing)
  • SkyParlour
  • Smoking Gun PR
  • Viva

B&S logo 2016Large PR Agency of the Year (21+ employees)
Winner: Brazen

Also nominated:

  • Weber Shandwick Manchester
  • Havas PR UK
  • PR Agency One

SEO & PPC Agency
Winner: MEC Manchester

Also nominated:

  • Branded3
  • Bring Digital
  • Click Consult
  • Latitude Digital Marketing
  • Marketing Signals
  • Return
  • The SEO Works

Content Team
Winner: MEC WAVEMAKER

Also nominated:

  • Digitaloft
  • Flipbook Studio
  • Hattrick
  • Lime Pictures
  • Reckless
  • Search Quest Europe
  • The Content Market

Broadcasting Programme – News & Factual
Winner: True North – Breaking the Silence

Also nominated:

  • 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 – Ground-breaking documnetary to help breakdown the stigma of mental illness
  • True North – First Day at Big School

Broadcasting Programme – Entertainment
Winner: True North & Channel 4 – The Lie Detective

Also nominated:

  • Blakeway North – 1966 – A Nation Remembers
  • Blakeway North – Julian Clary’s Greatest Ever Christmas Ads
  • Lime Pictures Digital Team – Hollyoaks Live from Facebook HQ #HollyoaksNoExit
  • Made in Tyne and Wear – Made with Pride
  • 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 Group IMD
Winner: PHD & BMB – Rubicon Spring – grabbing the water market by the mangoes

Also nominated:

  • Equinox Film and TV Productions – Oak Furniture Land
  • On The Eighth & Transport for Greater Manchester – Radio Awareness Campaign
    Uber Agency

Website of the Year
Winner: Amaze & Childline – Putting children at the heart of digital transformation

Also nominated:

  • 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
Winner: Silverchip & Bolster Systems – Bolster App

Also nominated:

  • 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
  • TransPennine Express & The App Builder – The Loop
  • Uber Agency – Sheffield Doc/Fest App

Video of the Year
Winner: Manchester United Foundation – United and Samuel – UnitedandMe

Also nominated:

  • 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
  • Stein IAS – Cliche Killer Videos
  • TransPennine Express & Studio North – Platform Providers
  • Welton Media – Craig’s Story – His fight against pancreatic cancer

B2B Marketing / Integrated Communications Campaign
Winner: 3ManFactory & Innova Solutions – When You Dont Have Mark Felix

Also nominated:

  • BJL & BASF – Evidence sells Internally and to customers
  • Cameron Wells Communications & PMI Health Group – Superfoods Integrated FTSE 250 Campaign
  • Delineo & 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)
Winner: Prohibition & Interflora – How good is your birthday?

Also nominated:

  • Great Western Railway & MEC Manchester – #TracksOnTheTrack
  • K2L Marketing & GMPCC – #SittingRightWithYou- Domestic Abuse campaign
  • Liverpool ONE – Tickle on tour as part of 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
  • 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)
Winner: BJL & Sherwin Williams – #RonsealAdBreak

Also nominated:

  • BBC Learning – The Mind Set campaign
  • 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
Winner: Modern English & Foo Fighters – Foo Fighters Glastonbury Announcement Campaign
Highly Commended: Rule 5 for British Cycling – Half Way to a Billion – Taking Track Cycling to the World

Also nominated:

  • 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
  • Prohibition & Interflora – How good is your birthday?
  • Social Chain X hungryhouse – #LoveTakeawayActually
  • University of Salford, Tunafish Media and Petal & Co – A Match Mad

 

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