The 2019 AAF District 9 American Advertising Awards winners were selected in St. Louis this year. Three judges from Austin, Chicago and Denver viewed all the forwarded local award winners and selected the cream of the crop.
A total of 90 professional winners were selected, along with 19 student winners. All gold award winners will automatically be forwarded to the AAF National awards competition, while silver award winners may be forwarded at the direction of the winning creatives.
Kansas City agencies Callahan, Signal Theory (nee Sullivan Higdon & Sink), MBB Agency, Barkley, Osborn Barr, Garmin, KJO Media, and Whiskey Design all won gold at this year’s district competition.
In addition, two of our student winners — Jen Guimaraes and Roya Rostampour — won gold at district and won the Best of Show and Best of Brand Identity student awards.
Callahan – MGP Book
Callahan – MGP Book
Sullivan Higdon & Sink – KCAI Recruitment Package
ADVERTISING INDUSTRY SELF-PROMOTION
MBB Agency – MBB Letterpress Calendar
Osborn Barr – 2018 Fundraiser Campaign
APPS, GAMES AND VIRTUAL REALITY
Whiskey Design – Boulevardia 2018 App
ONLINE FILM, VIDEO AND SOUND
Garmin – Women of Adventure - Patricia Walsh
PUBLIC SERVICE NON-BROADCAST AUDIO/VISUAL
KJO Media – JDRF Fund A Cure Video
Whiskey Design – Ruckus Series: Open Spaces
INTEGRATED ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS
Barkley – Mülü
INTEGRATED MEDIA PUBLIC SERVICE CAMPAIGN
Sullivan Higdon & Sink – KC Design Week 2018 Campaign
Whiskey Design – Boulevardia 2018 Illustrations
FILM & VIDEO
ANIMATION, SPECIAL EFFECTS OR MOTION GRAPHICS
Garmin – Video - What We Do
INTEGRATED CAMPAIGN – SINGLE
Roya Rostampour, University of Kansas – Lady Parts Justice Rebrand *Best of Show
Jennifer French, Park University – Phoenix Fury FC *Best of Brand Identity
If you are an AAF District 9 Silver ADDY award winner, please go into Open Water to forward your work for national judging. The deadline for forwarding is April 15, 2019.
Trophies and certificates will be ordered in the coming weeks and shipped to each club. If you're thinking about attending the AAF ADMERICA National Conference in June where the National ADDY Award show will be held, check out conference details on the AAF website.
Congratulations, again, to all who entered and the many who won.