The Nods Categories
Best Branded Content
Best Brand Experience
Best Craft (e.g. film, photography, illustration, animation, music, copywriting etc)
Best Digital Design
Best Out of Home
Best PR Campaign
Best Print Design
Best Social Good Campaign
Judged on the work alone and less than 200 words on why it should get The Nod. Criteria: originality, craft, impact.
Creative Agency of the Year
Creative Client of the Year
SME Creative Agency of the Year
SME Creative Client of the Year
Creative Agency and SME Creative Agency: Judged based on creds doc (max 10 pages) and 200 words on why they should get The Nod. Creative Client and SME Creative Client: 200 max word nomination on why they should get The Nod.
SME Agency – less than 10 members of staff
SME Client – less than 100 members of staff
By direct entry or nomination. Criteria: differentiation, culture, performance.
Best Young Creative (30 or under)
Best Student Creative*
Best Creative Entrepreneur
Best Creative, Best Young Creative: judged based on a portfolio (max 10 pages or Behance page) and 200 words on why they should get The Nod. Best Creative Entrepreneur and Best Client: 200 max word nomination on why they should get The Nod.
By direct entry or nomination. Criteria: leading, inspiring, achievements.
*Best Student Creative – process to be announced shortly.
Please note – the work should be within the date range of 1st January 2018 to the entry deadline.