Feb 032013

With planning underway for The Shelf Awards 2013 a topic we continue to hear about is creative placements or internships. Every agency has their own way of doing them but what works best? What is best for the creative graduates? What is best for the agencies? We would welcome feedback from creative graduates and agencies with observations and ideas. What have you seen that has worked well? What have you seen that hasn’t worked well? And what would you like to see? All feedback will be treated in confidence and will really help to shape better placements in the future. Please drop us a line with yours.

Jul 052012
The Shelf Awards Winners 2011

The Shelf Awards Winners 2011: Christoph and Jakob

This time last year two graduates from Bucks New University had just found themselves on the shortlist for The Shelf Awards. Their names were Jakob Schumacher and Christoph Hubner. They had great work and a great attitude. Both impressed the guests on the night including leading creative directors, copywriters, art directors, recruiters and other industry experts, who voted them the best graduate creative team of the evening which meant they picked up The Shelf. One year on they share their memories of The Shelf Awards…

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Jul 042012
Ross Newton

Ross Newton – participant in the very first year of The Shelf Awards

The Shelf Awards is now in its 12th year and since beginning has helped some 130 graduates get started in the creative industry. At the very first night of The Shelf Awards, back in 2001, one of the participants was a young copywriter named Ross Newton who had just graduated from Bucks New University. Since that night he has gone on to enjoy an award-winning career with the likes of Partners Andrews Aldridge and Rapier. He also returns every year to The Shelf Awards to share his advice with the new graduates. We’re pleased that he’s taken time out to share some of his thoughts on The Shelf Awards and the industry with us… Continue reading »

Jul 042012

Creative Fuse

The graduates at The Shelf Awards 2012 has another brilliant supporter in the shape of Creative Fuse. Headed up by Dianne Vanderlis, Creative Fuse has given its commitment to the programme and the awards evening to help the next generation of creatives get the very best support. Continue reading »