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TV Planning Awards 2021 finalist films

TV Planning Awards 2021 finalist films

Posted on: July 7, 2021

In 2021 we had to have a virtual ceremony due to the pandemic meaning the winners were announced in a one-off live broadcast. Wavemaker UK were awarded the coveted Grand Prix award for their consistently fantastic work on Nationwide. However, it was OMD UK who picked up our first ever 'TV Planning Agency of the Year'. Other winners include: december19 & Weave, Love or Fear & Running Total Media, MediaCom UK, PHD, Republic of Media with Propaganda & Souter PR, and UM Birmingham. Here’s the full awards breakdown:

Grand Prix

Wavemaker for Nationwide

Best use of sponsorship

OMD UK for Walkers

Also shortlisted:

Total Media for Freshpet

UM Manchester for Aldi

Best use of content

Tesco with MediaCom UK, BBH, Thames TV & ITV for Tesco

Also shortlisted:

Manning Gottlieb OMD for Age UK

PHD for The British Heart Foundation

Wavemaker UK for Paramount - Sonic the Hedgehog

Best small budget use of TV

december19 & Weave for People's Energy

Highly Commended

Love or Fear & Running Total Media for Elder

Also Shortlisted:

Manning Gottlieb OMD for NHS Blood and Transplant (HM Gov)

The Barber Shop, Blonde & SixteenByNine for Parkinson's UK

Best integrated campaign

MediaCom UK for Direct Line

Highly Commended

Republic of Media with ITV, Propaganda & Souter PR for Roberts Bakery

Also shortlisted:

MediaCom UK for Tesco

the7stars for On the Beach

Best ongoing use of TV

Wavemaker UK for Nationwide

Highly Commended

OMD UK for NFU Mutual

Also Shortlisted:

MediaCom UK for Lloyds Bank

Best TV newcomer

UM Birmingham for Dexcom

Also Shortlisted:

Havas UK for Royal Mail

Pintarget & Isobel for Jet UK

Republic of Media for Jura Whisky (Whyte & Mackay)

Young TV Planner of the Year

Becky France - OMD UK

Also Shortlisted:

Chris Lucas - Mostly Media

Jasmin Weston-Smith - Mindshare

Sean Taylor – Essence

Special Prizes:

Best use of TV in a crisis

MediaCom UK for Tesco

TV for good

PHD for British Heart Foundation

TV Planning Agency of the Year


Also Shortlisted:

Manning Gottlieb OMD

Republic of Media

The Specialist Works

Wavemaker UK