Topsy wins with the youth at Khuza Awards

Egg Films won Gold, Silver and Bronze at this week's Khuza Awards, the only audience-based prize evening in the country, voted for by over 1 200 young South Africans.
Topsy wins with the youth at Khuza Awards
Topsy Selinah, directed by Kim Geldenhuys for Ogilvy Johannesburg, won Gold as the favourite spot for 19-23 year olds. Showing that the effects of HIV/AIDS can be reversed, the moving spot was also the second most popular advert with teenagers.

Beggar, Slim's Net#work BBDO ad for Chicken Licken, was the third most popular ad with 19-23 years olds and the fourth most popular with teens, showing a willingness among the youth to laugh at cultural misunderstandings.

Verushka Vogt directed the celebrity-driven SHOUT music video, helping the Danny K, Kabelo and Net#work BBDO anti-crime campaign win an online merit award.

The winners were revealed during the Kid and Teen Republic Conference at The Sandton Hilton in August 2011.

For more information, visit www.eggfilms.tv.

30 Aug 2011 12:53

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