The winners of the 2019 edition of the Snackable Content Awards were announced today, January 22nd. Given each year to the best short content producers worldwide, the awards are determined by an international jury composed of the some of the most outstanding talents from agencies and brands around the globe. This year’s jury was made up of top names from Saatchi & Saatchi, Grey, FF, Instagram, Publicis, Mars, Google, Ralph Lauren and more.
More than 300 participants from 34 countries partook, submitting over 1200 pieces of content produced in the year 2018.
In all, 37 winners were announced and 53 prizes awarded. Nine creators of the year were selected in varying domains.
San Francisco-based Art Director and Designer Pablo Rochat won Creator of the Year for Mashups & Collage,
London-based cinemagraph creator, Mario Sahe-Lacheante, won Creator of the Year for Cinemagraph. He has been doing cinemagraphs for three years and have transitioned out from a career working as a DP and cameraman.
New York-based Lea Sabban grabbed the Best Creator of the Year for Illusion & Special Effects. She explores everything video related, from stop motion animation to object levitation.
Evan Hilton bagged the Stop Motion Creator of the Year. He is a 23 year old self-taught animator who got his start by utilizing the Vine app, in order to share his creative concepts with his followers. His unique thought process blends cutting-edge ideas with family-friendly whimsy, resulting in creatively executed and vivid one-of-a-kind pieces
The Paper Art Creator of the Year went to Yelldesign. Yelldesign works with the best video, art, audio, food and paper engineers available! We’re always looking for new things to cut, smash, paint, build, photograph and film.
Food Art Creator of the Year went to Yujia Hu. Hu is a Milan-based chef and onigiri artist.
GIF Creator of the Year went to Ruslan Pelykh. Pelykh is a New York-based Video Artist.
A full list of the winners by sector, creative technique, and best stories can be viewed here.
Ani Acopian – Best Creator of the Year
Ani Acopian is a video director whose award-winning work has been recognized by The Shorty Awards, GIPHY Film Festival, Tribeca Film Festival, The Future of StoryTelling, and more. She creates innovative short form videos for global brands and artists including Red Bull, DJI, and Chipotle. You can find her refreshing her inbox in Los Angeles.
“I’m thankful that The Source organized the awards for the second year in a row. Events like these encourage budding creatives to explore different art forms, and give more experienced creatives a place at the table in more traditional advertising spaces. In turn, this encourages the advertising industry as a whole to continue raising the creative bar.” – Ani Acopian
Mother London – Agency of the Year
Mother is one of the world’s most respected, independent creative companies, and sits at the heart of advertising, experiential, digital, design, and product development. Starting life around one table with three people, all of whom shared the washing up. Twenty odd years on, Mother has offices in London, Los Angeles and New York, and works with iconic brands that include KFC, Stella Artois, IKEA and Target.
From fast moving retailers and brands with global scale, to local jewels with local needs; Mother create ideas that are embraced by popular culture and deliver more powerfully as a result. Mother ultimately exists to attract the most creative minds in the world – this includes their clients. Mother are currently Campaign’s ‘Agency of the Decade’.
(Creative Director of Mother London, Charlie Inman)
“This is wonderful news. Thank you. We are delighted, and we can’t wait to tell our mothers.” – Charlie Inman, Creative Director, Mother London
“This second edition of the Snackable Content Awards is a real success, both in terms of the jury – top level – who took a real pleasure in discovering all of the entries, as well as the entries themselves, numerous and of an amazing quality. This success demonstrates that the market is increasingly considering short content, anything just a few seconds long, as a veritable form of advertising. This award show’s objective is to highlight these new creative areas. And, looking at the winners, we can already say that a new generation of forms of narrative expression is here, visual and device-ready, and that it’s exciting.” – Fabien Gagnot, Founder, Snackable Content Awards; Founder & Creative Director, The Source
About the Snackable Content Awards
The Snackable Content Awards are organized by The Source, a platform that connects brands and agencies to the most inspiring short-form content creators around the world. The more than 13,000 contents referenced to date make it undoubtedly the most inspiring newsfeed for any creative or social media manager. The Source has offices in Paris, London and New York.