Shortlist Announced Creative Edinburgh Awards 2015

Creative Edinburgh has announced its shortlist for the Creative Edinburgh Awards 2015.
Creative Edinburgh has announced its shortlist for the Creative Edinburgh Awards 2015.
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Creative Edinburgh has announced the shortlist for the Creative Edinburgh Awards 2015.

The nine awards are designed to celebrate the outstanding practice, innovative thinking and general genius of the creative community of Edinburgh.

Janine Matheson, executive director of Creative Edinburgh, said: “We’re absolutely thrilled with the panel’s selection for the shortlist. We had an overwhelming response to the call for entries and the shortlist highlights a fantastic range of Edinburgh’s creative individuals, businesses and organisations, spanning sectors from literature to performing arts, visual arts, tech & digital, advertising and more.”

The awards are about recognising the wealth of multi-disciplinary talent in the city. The categories have been revamped to make it more accessible to all; with two new categories joining the ranks, Independent, for professionals and/or sole traders and Leadership, for outstanding contributions to the sector from an industry leader.

There are three shortlisted entries per category as follows,

The City Award

City Link 2015 Edinburgh and Copenhagen

Neu! Reekie!

Edinburgh Student Art Festival

The Collaboration Award

Edinburgh Napier University – BA (Hons) Photography and St David’s RC High ‘High School Resilience Project’

Emily Millichip & Gabriella Marcella ‘MARCELLA X MILLICHIP’

The Edinburgh Mela ‘Bollywood Love Story’

The Commercial Award

Karen Mabon

Something Something ‘Tennent’s Lager Wellpark’

White Light Media ‘World Whisky Day’

The Creativity Award

Alasdair Thomson

Artlink Edinburgh ‘Barter Workshop’

Julie Duffy ‘Rhythmic Structure’

The Independent Award

Judy R Clark

Lynsey Jean Henderson

Want Some Studio – Marco Bevliacqua

The Leadership Award

Brian Baglow

Faith Liddell

Mark Daniels

The Social Award


Conversations for Change

Tinderbox Project

The Startup Award

The Hunter Press

Something Something


The Student Award

Briana Pegado ‘Edinburgh Student Art Festival’

Douglas James Greenwood ‘Frowning’

Jack Lennie ‘Tinker’