OUTDOOR: The Sunset Strip/Times Square Billboard Awards
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The Billboard of the Year honor at last week's seventh annual Sunset Strip/Times Square Billboard Awards, held at the House of Blues in West Hollywood, was bagged, so to speak, by Showtime's "Weeds" board, from Showtime/The Red Group and Starcom. The Tall Wall of the Year was handed to the Gap's "Glove Tree," from Starcom. Entries, in a host of categories spanning billboards and tall walls on both coasts, were judged by a panel that included executives from Ogilvy & Mather, MacDonald Media, McCann Erickson, OMG, Paramount Pictures, Dreamworks, House of Blues Entertainment and the Times Square Alliance. In the PDF you'll find Roca Wear's "Jay-Z," a Tall Wall/Fashion nominee, followed by a collection of Sunset Strip winners: 3) CBS-TV's "Elvis," Billboard/Television 4) Arnold Worldwide's "New Orleans" for Southern Comfort, Billboard/Beverage 5) Heat's "Play House" for Domino Magazine, Billboard/Consumer Goods & Services 6) Tiffany & Co.'s in-house "Gift," Billboard/Fashion 7) Disney's "Chicken Little," Tall Wall/Movies 8) Sony Pictures' "Deuce Bigelow," Billboard/Movies 9) Showtime's "Fat Actress," Tall Wall/Television 10) and finally, the Gap's Tall Wall of the Year. See www.billboardawards.com for more.