Timora wins 2017 PADC Diamond Skulls

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TimoraNeley_BLOG.jpgTimora, alter-ego of J Walter Thompson creative duo Tim Newton and Wilora Keeley, has won the 2017 Diamond Skull from the PADC.

David Fare from major sponsor Media Tonic presented the award to Keeley at Perth City Farm last Thursday. Unfortunately, Newton had had a table tennis accident the same day resulting in a badly injured finger needing hospital attention and couldn't attend.

Over 120 people turned out for the presentation - the third annual Diamond Skull Awards, which honour the individuals who create the most inspiring creative communications in WA.

Unlike traditional craft categories in award shows, the Diamond Skulls judges across a portfolio of work created during 2016 rather than just one piece.

This year's Diamond Skulls were judged by 20 creative leaders across four continents and headed by Patron of this year's Diamond Skulls, Matt Eastwood, Global Chief Creative Officer J. Walter Thompson.

Besides Timora's 'ultimate' Diamond Skull, the category winners were:
Art Director of the Year
Nathan Teoh (The Brand Agency)

Copywriter of the Year
Timora - Tim Newton & Wilora Keeley (J Walter Thompson)

Designer of the Year
Vaughn Hockey (Juicebox)

Director of the Year
Corrie Jones (The Penguin Empire)

Editor of the Year
Merlin Eden (Siamese)

Composer of the Year
Michael Fragomeni (Brainestorm)

The Dave Upson Award for Sound Designer of the Year
Nick Gallagher (Brainestorm)

The Noel Holly Award for Photographer of the Year
Chantel Concei

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3 Comments

Woot woot said:

STUFF OF NIGHTMARES
Also, well done youse guys.

Confused said:

Is that an ugly woman or a beautiful man?

Adam Barker said:

Congratulations Timora... love your work!

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