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SHORTLIST

After an intense day of judging, we are pleased to officially announce the shortlist of finalists for the MPA Inspiration Awards 2021.

It has been fantastic to see the boundaries once again pushed in terms of quality and content, as well as seeing many new faces getting involved.

Your shortlist is as follows:

  • BEST DIGITAL CAMPAIGN

St Tropez Brand Ambassador Campaign UK and USA - Captify

Raffolux - Media Agency Group

Remington - Hearst Beauty Week - Hearst UK

AYM Studios Turn off the Lights - Circulate Digital

Biddle Sawyer Silks SEO: Establishing dominant Google rankings - Pixel Kicks Ltd

 

  • BEST CREATIVE CAMPAIGN

Mental Health Awareness Week 2021, for The Mental Health Foundation - Flow Creative

WWF - #WorldWithoutNature - One Minute Briefs

 

  • BEST B2B CAMPAIGN

Rebelleon - Luma Marketing

"Let's Talk." Global Campaign - Upp and DHL Supply Chain

 

  • BEST MEDIA CAMPAIGN

A Great British Bake Off - Channel 4 Sales, McCann Manchester & Aldi

Vets4Pets - Blis

 

  • BEST SALES TEAM CAMPAIGN

Say Hello to Jura - Jura Whisky and Channel 4

Solving the location conundrum in a lockdown - Roberts Radio & Mobsta

 

  • BEST SOCIAL CAMPAIGN

Tommee Tippee - The Boob Life campaign - The Gate Films

WWF - #WorldWithoutNature - One Minute Briefs

 

  • BEST INTEGRATED CAMPAIGN

Knowsley Safari Park - Media Agency Group

Unseen Kingdoms - The Body Shop & Channel 4

NHS and Medtronic - PillCam COLON Capsule Cancer Screening - C21

 

  • BEST ANIMATION

Only one company was shortlisted for this category and the winner will be announced at the Awards ceremony.

 

  • BEST VIDEO

The Boob Life - The Gate Films

The Great British Bloom Off - Smoking Gun for Interflora

Tradition is Boring - Chief Productions

 

  • BEST PODCAST

AWNTY (Are We Nearly There Yet?) by Professor Andrew Sherry, The University of Manchester and Marick Communications

We Didn't Start The Fire - Crowd Network

Armchair Adventures - Made By Mortals

Roland Dransfield's "We Built This City" - Roland Dransfield

 

Please note, for all Of the Year entries you will be judged alongside companies of the same/similar size as you. We will be using the numbers stated on your entry form.

 

  • DIGITAL AGENCY OF THE YEAR
    (16+ employees)

Only one company was shortlisted for this category and the winner will be announced at the Awards ceremony.

 

  • DIGITAL AGENCY OF THE YEAR
    (Up to 16 employees)

Pixel Kicks Ltd

Tao Digital Marketing

 

  • CREATIVE AGENCY OF THE YEAR

One Minute Briefs

Flow Creative

 

  • MEDIA AGENCY OF THE YEAR

Wavemaker UK

Media Agency Group

 

  • MEDIA SALES TEAM OF THE YEAR

Up to 5 employees

Captify

Mobsta


6 - 15 employees

Immediate Media

Reach PLC

Teads Manchester


16+ employees

Only one company was shortlisted for this category and the winner will be announced at the Awards ceremony.

 

  • PR AGENCY OF THE YEAR

Smoking Gun

Roland Dransfield

 

  • INTEGRATED AGENCY OF THE YEAR

Only one company was shortlisted for this category and the winner will be announced at the Awards ceremony.

 

  • NEW START UP OF THE YEAR

Only one company was shortlisted for this category and the winner will be announced at the Awards ceremony.

 

  • BIG BANG

The Fed National TV Appeal - MillK Media Ltd

Driving success for Butcher's - Reach Solutions & Love, Sugar, Science

UnitedCity - Roland Dransfield

SOS: Save Our Pools - Smoking Gun

 

  • COLLABORATION

The Co-op App - Apadmi and Co-op

Working together for Bupa Mental Health campaign - MillK Media Ltd and Dinosaur

The perfect recipe for Collaboration - Wavemaker UK, Immediate and Dr Oetker

 

  • APPRENTICE AWARD

Thomas Jones, Manchester Metropolitan University 

Megan Preece, The Juice Academy

 

  • RISING STAR

Charlotte Ahern, Channel 4 Sales

James Hargrave, The Future Factory

Liam Murray, Wavemaker North

 

  • STUDENT AWARD

Katie Hyland - Manchester Metropolitan University

Bryony Gavaghan - Manchester Metropolitan University

Rachael Radford - Manchester Metropolitan University

Elisha Horobin - Manchester Metropolitan University

 

  • FREELANCE HERO AWARD

Jen White

Matt Davies

Marjolaine Lebrasseur

 

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