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2009 Toronto

WHEN:

Saturday, March 28, 2009

This event has passed.

WHERE:

Sound Academy
11 Polson St.
Toronto, Ontario
(416) 649-PIER (7437)
http://www.sound-academy.com/

JUDGES:

Derrick Hodgson

DERRICK HODGSON
Artist

Derrick is a Toronto-based artist who uses aspects of cartoon, graffiti and contemporary design. In addition to exhibiting his work around the world, he is the first Canadian artist to be recognized by Sony Creative in Japan where his character illustrations were transformed into 3-D art figures and sold in gatcha-gatcha machines. Leading him to be a key speaker at the Berlin Pictoplasma conference in 2004 and 2006.


Helen Pak

HELEN PAK
Creative Director/Head of Art, Saatchi & Saatchi

 

Helen Pak is the CD/Head of Art for Saatchi & Saatchi in Toronto. She has worked at agencies in North America and Europe. Her work in beauty, fashion, packaged goods and automotives have been awarded creatively and recognized as business success stories in North America and throughout Europe. Currently Helen is curating the Lovemarks Love-in multi-media exhibition/book and juggling random design projects.


Justin Broadbent

JUSTIN BROADBENT
Graphic Designer

Artist, Designer, Director, Rapper… Justin Broadbent loves his mom, Elliott Smith, white cats, honesty, the Universe, Biggie Smalls, not type, bad art, words that rhyme, and everything good.


justinbroadbent.com

Mikey Richardson

MIKEY RICHARDSON
Creative Director, Amoeba Corp

 

Mikey is a founding partner and co-creative director of the Toronto design firm AmoebaCorp. He works as a designer, artist and illustrator. Mikey is a graduate from (and now instructor at) the Ontario College of Art and Design.


Amoeba Corp.

Ryan Wolman

RYAN WOLMAN
Lead Creative, henderson bas

Ryan thinks the web is the best toy ever. After 10 years as a web pusher, he’s dedicated to making epic creative work that gets results. Ryan’s called several Toronto agencies home, including 10plus1, MacCann, and currently Henderson bas as a lead creative, Ryan has created award winning online campaigns for several clients including Nintendo, GM to Mercedes.


henderson bas

TORONTO TEAM:

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SHAWN PUCKNELL

Shawn Pucknell is the director of FITC events, a company that produces Flash/Design/Motion events around the globe. He is also the director of The Rich Media Institute, sits as a director of business for Pixel gallery, teaches part time at OCAD, manages the Toronto Flash User Group (FlashinTO) and owns a Design store called Function13 in downtown Toronto. Shawn's past experience includes working as a Flash guru for Maclaren McCann Interactive, BlastRadius, and 10plus1, and he was also lead author on the Macromedia Press title 'Flash MX 2004 Demystified'.


FITC


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E2K
Event Producers

From the stadium to the symposium, from a cast of thousands to a single inspirational speaker, e2k applies creativity, state-of-the-art production systems, and technical expertise to every project. We strive to transform events into experiences, shows into magical moments, and clients into partners.

 

http://www.e2k.com/




THE 2D DESIGNS

Kai Exos

Jeff Garcia

Alvin Keung

Joel Lee

Stephen Moorehead

Brendan O'Brien

Raoul Paulet

Bobby Birdman

Bobby Birdman

Brendan O'Brien

Raoul Paulet

Jeff Garcia

People's Choice Prize

TORONTO 2D DESIGN CONTESTANTS

BOBBY BIRDMAN

Bobby is a Toronto-based, creative mercenary, a habitual line crosser, an obsessive-impulsive, a doodler and a day tripper. Inspired by love, death, pop culture and paranoia.


Bobby Birdman
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BRENDAN O'BRIEN

While learning about art and beauty my good friend Den Harrow once said "Future brain, you make me wonder, is it sane to make a sample of my love" I try to think about every time I design.


Brendon O'Brien
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RAOUL PAULET

Raoul Paulet is a designer, a motion graphic artist and a director. He was born in Naples, Italy, and he grew up in Rome, where he studied Cinema for two years and he took a degree in Video Design at the European Institute of Design. In Italy he has worked for clients such as Sky Tv, Luxottica, FEFÉ Magazine and GLS (Webby Award 2007). He moved to Montreal in 2006 where he has been working for different companies and he's represented by Swamp. His artwork is always on the lookout of the balance between image and sound, content and aesthetics.


Raoul Paulet
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JEFF GARCIA

Collagist. Full-time-UHU-fingers. Screenprinter. Part-time-projectionist. Amateur-Botanist. Everything-Low-Fi. Sleep-Apnea-Sufferer. Pending-Synchronicity. Peeler-of-Fruit.


Jeff Garcia

KAI EXOS

At eight-years-old, I stopped capturing insects and started writing. Ideas between the spaces of those words bred a need to explore ordinary objects, foreign places and new people. Since 1998, I've enjoyed (almost) every minute working with intriguing brands and insightful teams. Currently, I'm the CD at Hooplah in Toronto.


Kai Exos
myColor myIdea

ALVIN KEUNG

Work hard, play hard and keep experiencing.


Alvin Keung
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JOEL LEE

With the intention of playing in thrash band for the rest of his life, Joel decided to go back to school for graphic design discovering an interest for illustration. Joel is currently an Art Director at Juxt Interactive and is the other half of the electro duo: Betamax.


Joel Lee
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STEPHEN MOOREHEAD

Born in Muncie, Indiana, I grew up in the Tri-State area consisting of Indiana, Michigan and Ohio. Upon graduating high school I pursued a 4 year university degree in graphic design. After graduating with a BSc in graphic design I moved to Toronto and worked for a printing company for two years. I am currently doing freelance work and teaching in Toronto.


Stephen Moorehead
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