WIN 2005 ... and the nominees are.

It's that time of year again, the Winfemme awards just announced their nominations list.

You know the WIN thing, it's as their commercial expains, an award for women and ads that empower women.
The Women's Image Network anounces it's 2005 WIN Award advertising nominees. Selected from hundreds of broadcast and internet commercials, the final twenty two competing spots are.............. (listed inside!)

DDB, CHICAGO, Spot/Client: "Snowball Fight" / Budweiser

DDB, CHICAGO, Spot/Client "Sky Diver" / Bud Light

WIEDEN + KENNEDY, NY, Spot/Client: "More to See" / Sharp Aquos Liquid Crystal WIEDEN + KENNEDY, NY, Spot/Client: "Running Away" / ESPN
WIEDEN + KENNEDY, NY, Spot/Client: "Keepsake" / ESPN

WIEDEN + KENNEDY, NY, Spot/Client: "Cinderella" / ESPN

GROUND ZERO ADVERTISING, Spot/Client: "The Squeeze" / Miller Lite & ESPN
GROUND ZERO ADVERTISING, Spot/Client: "Butter" / ESPN

WIEDEN + KENNEDY, NY, Spot/Client: "Evolution" / Brand Jordan, Air Jordan XX VENABLES BELL & PARTNERS, Spot/Client: "Wind" / PG & E
WIEDEN + KENNEDY, NY, Spot/Client: "They Said" / Brand Jordan, Air Jordan XX VENABLES BELL & PARTNERS, Spot/Client: "Predictive Technology" / PG & E
NET # WORK BBDO, Spot / Client: "Cell C-City" / Cell C
WIEDEN + KENNEDY, NY, Spot/Client: "Storytime" / Brand Jordan, Air Jordan XX
WIEDEN + KENNEDY, PORTLAND, Spot/Client: "Chamber of Fear" / NIKE
WIEDEN + KENNEDY, NY, Spot/Client: "Brother" / Brand Jordan, Air Jordan XX McCANN ERICKSON, NY, Spot/Client: "Cashier"/ MasterCard
WIEDEN + KENNEDY, PORTLAND, Spot/Client: "Natural Selection" / NIKE
WIEDEN + KENNEDY, PORTLAND, Spot/Client: "Team"/ NIKE
OGILVY & MATHER, Spot/Client: "Power of Skin" / Dove

OGILVY & MATHER, Spot/Client: "Songs" / Dove
WEIDEN & KENNEDY, PORTLAND, Spot/Client: "Barefoot Run" / NIKE.

The finalists will be announced at The WIN Awards show on September 26, 2005 at 7 P.M. at Sunset Gower Studios in Los Angeles.
The advertising participants were judged by an illustrious panel of top creative jurors including: Susan Credle, executive vice president, creative director, BBDO, New York; John Butler, creative director, Butler, Shine, Stern & Partners; Ellen Steinberg, freelance creative director; Charlotte Moore, freelance creative director; Danielle Flagg, creative director, Wieden + Kennedy, Portland.; Joyce King Thomas, chief creative officer, McCann Erickson New York and Lisa Shimotakahara, group creative director, McKinney + Silver in Raleigh, N.C.
The WIN Ads are adjudicated on both creative excellence and effectiveness. The actual awards are inspired by "the triple Greek Goddesses" and participants competed for The Hecate Award (top), The Isis Award, (2nd place) and The Persephone Award, (3rd place). The WIN Ad Awards applaud the best television and internet work that sets industry standards for creative excellence and serves as a source of inspiration worldwide.
Founder and CEO of Wieden + Kennedy, Dan Wieden will present Ms. Lu Chekowsky, founder of Heart New York (a new advertising agency devoted to promoting positive images of women in advertising set to launch Spring 2006), with The 2005 Harriett Abbot Award for innovation and vision in the field of advertising.
By presenting 50 awards in 15 categories, The WIN Awards honor media makers in film, television and advertising who create work which dispels stereotypes of women.

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