Last night [Wednesday November 9] saw the past year's most creative people and companies in the global advertising business awarded for their contributions to the industry with work that went above and beyond.

Below is a list of the big winners that shone onstage at The Brewery London. For a list of judges assigned to each category as well as the shortlisted work in contention for 2016, all the information can be found by clicking here.


New Director of the Year                                           Sponsored By:

Gold: Iwona Bielecka

O2 The Heart of the Internet [below]


Silver: Pedro Martin-Calero

Channel 4 You Are Awake

The British Council Julius Ceasar

Hinds Garden

Bronze: Kibwe Tavares

Guinness Alive Inside

VFX Company of the Year                                                 Sponsored By: 

The Mill London 

Shortlisted Body of work: SSE Pier; The Chemical Bros. Wide Open [above]; Sky Q Fluid Viewing; Nike The Switch; Audi Spin; John Lewis The Man on the Moon; Curry's PC World Spare the Act: Laptop; H&M Modern Essentials for Everyone; Lloyds For Your Next Steps; Halifax Top Cat

Editing House of the Year

Final Cut London

Shortlisted Body of Work: Channel 4 We're the Superhumans; Under Armour Bryce Harper; Stella Artois Sebastian; Axe Find Your Magic; Sky Loves Cycling; Uniqlo This Way to Utopia [above]; Heathrow First Flight; Nike Half-time Speech; Boots No. 7 Pas de Deux

Editor of the Year

Tom Lindsay @ Trim

Shortlisted Body of Work: John Lewis The Man on the Moon; Hennessy VS The Piccards [above]; Virgin Be the Fastest; Nike India Da Da Ding; TAL Insurance Insuring This Australian Life; Lurpak You're Not a Cook Until You Cook

Director of the Year

Miles Jay @ Smuggler

Shortlisted Body of Work: AT&T It Can Wait: Fletcher's Drive [above]; The Prince's Trust Parallel Lives; Leon Bridge River; IMG Academy Tomorrow is Ours; IMG Academy Football; Tangerine Work Hard

Production Company of the Year                                      Sponsored By:

Stinkfilm London

Shortlisted Body ofWork: Bodyform Blood [above]; Save the Children Still the Most Shocking Second a Day; UNHCR Windless; Sagami Act of Love; Nike Football The Future is Fast; Dick's Sporting Goods The Gold Within; University of Phoenix Still I Rise; Mercedes The Journey

Agency of the Year                                                                 Sponsored By: 

Droga5 New York

Shortlisted Body of Work: Under Armour Rule Yourself: Michael Phelps [above]; Hennessy VS The Piccards; Under Armour Game Change; Hillary for America Role Models; Android Monotune; Android Rock, Paper, Scissors; Toyota Fueled by the Future; The Y For a Better Us: Idle Hands; Prudential Race for Retirement; Johnsonville Made the Johnsonville Way: Regular Speed Chase by Brett 


Client of the Year 2016


Body of Work: Let's Relax [above]; Poang; Welcome Home; Meet the Stars of the New IKEA Catalogue; Torbjorn Lumdberg; Come Home to Play; Get Charas to IKEA Cheras

To see the selection of work which won at last night's Awards, click here.