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High Five Immortal Contenders: Harv Glazer on Canada


Executive creative director at Nice Shoes in Toronto, Harv Glazer, reflects on the last 12 months of creative Canadian work and selects five projects that he believes should be entered into this year's Immortal Awards

High Five Immortal Contenders: Harv Glazer on Canada

As part of the 2021 Immortal Awards jury, Nice Shoes' executive creative director, Harv Glazer, accepted LBB's invitation to select five Canadian projects from the last year that he believes should be entered and stand a good chance of winning at this year's awards. An acclaimed director, producer and EP with over 20 years' experience, Harv has shot and produced music videos for a number of high-profile artists including Drake, Rihanna, Shaggy, Blink 182 and Snoop Dogg, to name a few. He was also nominated at the 2021 Grammy Awards for Best Music Video for producing Future + Drake’s 'Life is Good' with Director X. Having worked with big brands on a number of fully-animated projects which came into high demand in the past year - including Pepsi, Peacock and a campaign for Georgia Votes produced by Coca-Cola (plus loads more) - Harv is more than qualified to share the projects he thinks stand a chance at winning at the 2021 Immortal Awards...

McDonald's - 'Summertime Chair'

Agency: Cossette
Production: Septième Thème Production

This image ties together the most recognisable summer accessory with a beauty of a day and the magical taste of sodium. It’s perfection.

Mothers Against Drunk Driving - 'Cars in Bottles'

Agency: Rethink

It’s a message in a bottle...think about that again, perfect delivery.

Pfaff Harley Davidson - 'Tough Turban'

Agency: Zulu Alpha Kilo
Production: Zulubot
Director: Barbara Shearer
Product Design: Spark Innovations

This is one of those really cool pieces that shows the world just how small it is, and that unique ideas can bring us all together. I've seen these guys out for a ride and all I wanted to do was tail along.

IKEA - 'Our Little World'

Agency: Rethink
Production: Scouts Honour
Director: Mark Zibert
Post: a52

Commercials don't get any better than this (with the exception of 'Start the Car'). Watch it again. Nuff said.

Canadian Women's Foundation - 'The Signal'

Agency: Juniper Park\TBWA

Fantastic campaign. It's raw, real, uncomfortable - there's no over-acting and the message is one that needs to brought to everyone's attention. Great work, JP\TBWA!

Entries to The Immortal Awards are now open and Little Black Book members can make their submissions here today. 

Entries into The Immortal Awards will be accepted until 10th September 2021. There will be no deadline extension. All entries must be made for a commissioning client, and must have first aired, broadcast, displayed, launched or published between 1st September 2020 and 31st August 2021.  

Every member of LBB is entitled to up to five entries, depending on their membership tier. This year, Bronze members receive one entry, Silver members will receive two entries and Gold members will receive five entries. The full list of rules, including eligibility dates, can be found here.

If you’d like to enter the Immortal Awards but you’re not yet a member of LBB, sign up here today. If you’re already a member and would like to increase your number of entries, you can upgrade your membership here.


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Nice Shoes Toronto, Thu, 26 Aug 2021 10:00:43 GMT