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shootout 2017

straight 8 industry shootout 2017 screened june 23rd 11am cinema les arcades, cannes - and rescreened in london on july 19th, 10am picturehouse central

shootout 2017 was presented by the apa, in association with cinelab and with design by rothco (2nd runner up in shootout 2016)

these ad industry companies went head-to-head at cannes advertising festival...
DROGA5 // IRIS SINGAPORE // ADAM&EVEDDB // RUSHES // RPA // STAAK // IRIS LONDON // PG COMMERCIAL // WK LONDON // HOGARTH WORLDWIDE // GLASSWORKS // ICONOCLAST // WCRS // BLONDE // IRIS AMSTERDAM // STRING AND TINS // 72ANDSUNNY

sixteen films were shown in competition and two played out of competition (due to rules-breaches. read dem rules people! twice!!)

the results were:

1st place

electric eye - punderson's gardens (pg commercial)

£1,500 goes to

watch the film here

 

2nd place & audience award

twelve - rushes

£750 goes to the royal marsden hospital

watch the film here

 

3rd place

the chef's heir - blonde

£250 goes to children with cancer charity

watch the film here

 

each team chose which charity they'd donate their prize pot to. straight 8 donated all ticket money to the fireflies ride's fundraising for bloodwise

 

congratulations to all winners and massive respect and thanks to everyone who got involved in all the films - the standards and ambition were both super high

thanks to all our partners and to everyone who dragged their derrieres out of bed - or didn't put them in bed - and made this screening an epic cannes lions morning for all involved

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to read about shootout 2016 click here


thanks to our partners in shootout 2017.  click on the logos to find out more...


watch highlights from the straight 8 industry shootout below: