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Local 2015 AAF District 12 ADDY Awards® Winners Announced

April 14, 2015 - American Advertising Federation District 12 ADDY Awards® judging was completed this past weekend in El Paso, Texas, with a distinguished judging panel of advertising creative professionals from across the United States.  The District competition included a total of 323 entries from seven advertising federation clubs throughout Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming and El Paso.

American Advertising Federation Tucson forwarded 72 Gold and Silver ADDY award winning entries from the local awards event held on March 14, 2015.  Of those entries, twelve received District ADDY Award recognition, including seven professional and five student awards.  

 Crown Chimp Productions earned three District Silver ADDYS for “Lawrence & Battle” in Audio/Visualand for Brothers” and “Fish Hook Trailer” in Cinematography. Abbott Media Productions won a District Silver ADDY for “Accelerate ID/AST Instrument” in Animation/Special Effects. Buffalo Exchange was awarded a District Silver ADDY for their 40th Anniversary Airstream Pop-up Shop” in Branded Environment. Casino del Sol Resort earned a District Silver ADDY for the “El Tour de Tucson Jersey” in Apparel. James Patrick Photography received a District Silver ADDY for his Dancer in Flight” in Color Photography. 

In the student categories, a District Gold Student ADDY was awarded to Matthew Mann from The Art Institute of Tucson for “Home Depot Billboards” in Campaigns. Marcus Coltrin from Pima Community College earned a District Gold Student ADDY for A Self Portrait Through the Lens of Time in Illustration. Emeric Charley from Southwest University of Visual Arts also received a District Gold Student ADDY for Fighting the Food Chain in Animation/Special Effects. 

Two Students from The Art Institute of Tucson also received District Silver ADDY Awards; Ronnie Reimers Jr. for “Raven Line Design” and Anthony Ezra Arvizu for “Foxy Wine Collection”, both in Packaging.

Gold and Silver ADDY® Award winning entries from the District 12 competition are eligible to compete in the AAF National ADDY® Awards competition, which will be judged in May. The final tier of awards will be announced during the national awards gala event on Saturday, June 13th at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada as part of the 2015 AAF National Conference, ADMERICA!