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The Obie Awards

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The 63rd Annual Obies, honoring outdoor advertising's finest, will be awarded tomorrow night, May 24, from a field of 1,300 images. While the winners are a secret until then, here's a sneak peek at a few finalists.

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

"Ivy" 3-D Outdoor Billboard

Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, San Francisco

Creative directors: Steve Simpson, John Norman. Art director: Steve Yee. Copywriter: Dan Rollman. Photographer: Mike Elliott.


"Wants/Needs Campaign: 3D Lampshades"

Petersen Milla Hooks, Minneapolis

Creative director: Dave Petersen. Art director: Dave Petersen. Copywriter: Ilan Rubin.

Starbucks Holiday


Creature, Seattle

Creative directors: Jim Haven, Matt Peterson. Art director: Matt Peterson. Copywriter: Jim Haven. Props: Atomic Props & Effects.

Colorado Ballet


Extra Strength, Denver

Creative director: Steve Koloskus. Art directors: Brad Harrison, Toby Balai. Photographer: Brooks Freehill. Electronic artist: Nicole Donelinger.

Nike Speed "Bernard Crashing"

Taxi Canada, Toronto

Executive creative director: Zak Mroueh. Art director: Ron Smrczek. Copywriter: Kira Procter. Photographer: Mark Zibert, Method. Illustrator: Three in a Box.

Guinness "Mitts"

BBDO Canada, Toronto

Creative directors: Jack Neary, Ian MacKellar. Art director: Chris Harrison. Copywriter: Ian MacKellar. Photographer: Philip Rostron.

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