Paper Monkey wins 2020 NYX Awards

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Canberra creative agency Paper Monkey named Silver Winner in the 2020 NYX Awards

After an intense judging period featuring 1,616 entries from 33 countries, Paper Monkey has been named the Silver Winner in the 2020 NYX Awards for the rebrand of Emmanuel College at the University of Queensland.

Other 2020 winners included Spotify, Disney, MTV, Nike and Mazda.

We are thrilled to have won our sixth international award, the third for this particular project, cementing our specialisation as a creative agency to the education sector. Ben Lopez, Director.

The NYX Marcom and NYX Video Awards are international awards competitions open to all marketing communications and videography professionals whose creative expertise and proficiency are both celebrated and recognized. “We are proud of all the amazing individuals, agencies and companies who joined the NYX Awards this year!”, said Kenjo Ong, CEO of the International Awards Associate (IAA). “This win by Paper Monkey is not just a testament to their unbridled talent, but one that will inspire many for years to come.”

Grand Jury Panel

The winning entries are judged impartially by a group of esteemed marketing communications and videography professionals of exceptional quality. IAA selects a panel of international judges in the adjudication process, adhering to a strict code of excellence. With the 2020 panel comprising judges from 16 countries from large and small agencies, the NYX Awards embraces diversity and ingenuity that comes from all corners of the world.

NYX entries are ranked via blind judging in accordance to industry-best standards. Entries will be evaluated based on the creative proficiency and the messages behind each visual concept. Winners will then be selected based on their ability to meet competition criteria.

International Brands Represented

Among the submissions, some familiar global brands are represented, which include World Vision Canada, Heineken USA, PETA, Ferrari, BMW, Audi, Player One Trailers, Ubisoft, Morris Animal Foundation, TikTok Canada, Canon Singapore, Ericson Group Inc, FabFitFun, Adidas, Paradox Interactive, King Art Games, Miami Ad School, American Migraine Foundation, BBC Studioworks/Shoot You Ltd, Dell EMC, Unilever, CGTN, Lexus, Western Digital and AARP to list a few.

“A NYX Award has never just been about the title. It’s an affirmation for the hard work these individuals have given for their work,” Ong said. “Their phenomenal ideas and concepts are two big reasons why the NYX Awards will continue to honor proficiency and expertise that transcends beyond normalcy.”

“If the ideas and concepts are this exceptional now, we cannot wait to see what’s in store from the marketing communications and videography community in the next season!”, Ong concluded.


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See the award winning rebrand of Emmanuel College here.

Emmanuel College logo before and after rebrand