The ADCC will be announcing the finalists for our Directions 2019 Awards from October 9th to 15th.

We are excited to announce our third and final list of finalists of the competition: Advertising. This list includes work from our Advertising, Media Innovation, Promo, Branded Content, Public Relations, Film, Radio, Integrated, and Best Copywriting categories, in addition to applicable Photography, Illustration and Creative Effectiveness categories.

Entries on this list will take home Bronze, Silver or Gold awards. Work was judged by our panel of international creatives.

Winners will be announced at the Directions 2019 Awards on Thursday, November 14th in Toronto. Tickets are available now.



Directions 2019 – Advertising Finalists


Oh Henry! 4:25 Anomaly The Hershey Company
GO Bus x AutoShow BBDO Toronto GO Transit – Metrolinx
Kids GO Free BBDO Toronto GO Transit – Metrolinx
M&M’s Finger Lickin’ Good BBDO Toronto Mars Wrigley Canada
Snickers Suit Swag BBDO Toronto Mars Wrigley Canada
The Unfun Balloon BBDO Toronto Ontario Lung Association
Doritos Dinamita BBDO Toronto PepsiCo Foods
Games Over Guns BBDO Toronto Right To Play
Right To Rise BBDO Toronto Right To Play
We Rise BBDO Toronto Right To Play
The Healing House Bensimon Byrne Casey House
Boys Don’t Cry Bensimon Byrne White Ribbon
Write for Your Rights Cossette Amnesty International
Seeker Cossette Le Club AccorHotels
Happy Moving Day Cossette McDonald’s Canada
Happy Moving Day – Fries Cossette McDonald’s Canada
Charging Station Cossette Public Mobile
Feels Like Farther Cossette Ronald McDonald House BC & Yukon
Air Time Cossette SickKids Foundation
SickKids VS – All In Cossette SickKids Foundation
AGO – Anthropocene Cundari Art Gallery of Ontario
Slumbr DDB Canada Emerald Health Therapeutics
#GIVEaDAM DDB Canada Skittles
The House That Trick Or Treats You DDB Canada Skittles
The Skittles Last Minute Gift Shop DDB Canada Skittles
The Mailable Billboard DentsuBos Toronto New Standard Beer
The Walkumentary DentsuBos Toronto The Clorox Company of Canada
Endangered Syndrome FCB Toronto Canadian Down Syndrome Society
Truck Thru FCB Toronto Fountain Tire
Go Back To Africa FCB/SIX Black & Abroad
Catfish Giants & Gentlemen Fisherman’s Friend
Blood Surrogates Grayson Matthews Egale
The Puck GREY Canada Brazilian Diabetes Association
Good/Bad Grip Limited Acura
Blind Spots Grip Limited Honda
Operation AirDrop at Coachella Jam3 adidas Originals
The Pizza Patio Set john st. Boston Pizza
No Name for Pride john st. Loblaw Companies Limited
Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba – Dear 2030 Juliet Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba
Peoples Jewellers – On Air Proposal Juliet Peoples Jewellers
Dead Silence Junction 59 MADD Canada
Day of The Dead Journalists Juniper Park\TBWA IFEX
New York Fries – Embroidery Juniper Park\TBWA New York Fries
New York Fries – Emblem Juniper Park\TBWA New York Fries
New York Fries Haute Dog – Embroidery / Fabric / Emblem Juniper Park\TBWA New York Fries
Nazodone & Tinkerbell Juniper Park\TBWA Save Our Libraries
Save our Libraries Juniper Park\TBWA Save our Libraries
Rapunzel Juniper Park\TBWA Save our Libraries
The Two for One Musketeers Juniper Park\TBWA Save our Libraries
The Wizards of Insurance Juniper Park\TBWA Save our Libraries
One Card. Many Celebrations. Leo Burnett Canada Lenczner Slaght
Subjectif lg2 13th Street Winery
Lights Off lg2 Casper
Tick Tock lg2 Earth Day – France
Stadium lg2 Farnham Ale & Lager
TV Show lg2 Farnham Ale & Lager
Metal Proof lg2 Fenplast
The powerful ÉlectrON lg2 Hydro-Québec
At its best lg2 Les Producteurs de lait du Québec
Camping lg2 Les Producteurs de lait du Québec
Painting lg2 Les Producteurs de lait du Québec
Proposal lg2 Lesters
Architect lg2 Manchu WOK
Commander lg2 Manchu WOK
Dancer lg2 Manchu WOK
The Best is Relative lg2 ManchuWOK
Bone vs Steel lg2 Société de l’assurance automobile du Québec
Branch lg2 Société de l’assurance automobile du Québec
From Here We Soar Married To Giants Gymnastics Canada
Risk Everything Married To Giants Rowan’s Law
Second Chances McCann Worldgroup Canada Canadian Transplant Association
Converse “Boots” Narrative Converse Canada
Hellmann’s Feeds a Stadium Food Waste Ogilvy & Mather Unilever
Role Reversal: Munchies, Paranoid, Uber, Rocking Out One Twenty Three West British Columbia Automobile Association (BCAA)
The Inaccessible Transit Shelter Public Inc. Centre for Independent Living of Toronto & City of Toronto
Deck The Halls Rethink Berlitz Canada
The Unnoticed Rethink Berlitz Canada
Happy Hour Rethink Berlitz Canada
Worst Christmas Carols Rethink Berlitz Canada
Straw Shaming Rethink Greenpeace
IKEA Bedtime Rethink IKEA
Lamp Recycled Rethink IKEA
The Climate Change Effect Rethink IKEA
Voice Assistant Rethink IKEA
Pass The Bill Rethink Leaf Forward
Boys Don’t Cry Rooster Post Production White Ribbon
Risk Everything Scouts Honour Ministry of Tourism, Culture & Sports
Blood Surrogates Sid Lee Egale Canada
The 9 & 99 Exhibit Skin and Bones Film Company The Hockey Hall of Fame
Access Denied TAXI Rick Hansen Foundation
Walks Into A Bar TAXI Sirius XM
#UNIGNORABLE – Domestic Violence TAXI United Way
East Meets West The&Partnership Sleeman Breweries
Kaji The&Partnership Sleeman Breweries
Okitsu The&Partnership Sleeman Breweries
LGBTQR Codes UNION Get REAL Movement
Freedom Tampons UNION Interval House Women’s Shelter
The Broken Bride Registry UNION Interval House Women’s Shelter
Reskinning Queen St. West Zulu Alpha Kilo Consonant Skincare
Mix n’ Match Zulu Alpha Kilo KitchenAid Small Appliances
Win Pencil. Draw Respect. Zulu Alpha Kilo One Show
The Away Game Zulu Alpha Kilo Tim Hortons


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