Dec 18, 2014


Dec 18, 2014

We are no longer accepting submissions

PromaxBDA Europe Awards 2015

The PromaxBDA Europe Awards is the only competition of its kind honoring the finest work in television promotion, marketing and design for the European region.

The 2015 PromaxBDA Europe Awards Ceremony will wrap up a two-day immersive conference, which takes place on 23-24, March in Berlin.


Click HERE for a complete list of winners ▸


Aporva Baxi


Aporva Baxi co-founded creative agency DixonBaxi with Simon Dixon in 2001. He has a global reputation as a leading creative in branding and design, and is sought out by some of the world’s most forward-thinking companies to help them connect with and inspire their audiences. As Executive Creative Director at DixonBaxi, he is passionate about the value of creativity in business, and has helped organisations including Eurosport, Freeview, Telemundo and Sony to build brands with purpose and emotion.

Aporva has been a keynote speaker at international conferences including PromaxBDA Los Angeles, Semi-Permanent Sydney and OFFF Paris and has won numerous awards for his work from Design Week, Type Directors Club, PromaxBDA Global Excellence and D&AD.

Ioannis Drimylis


Ioannis has more than 20 years of experience in both Advertising & Broadcasting fields. Is a multi award winner of the most prestigious awards competitions of media industry including Promax Europe, Promax Global Excellence, BASS, Kinsale Shark, Telly and Key Art Awards.

Was the visionary and founder of Antenna Creative Services which was a first for the Greek media industry to create a complete In-House creative services facility to provide marketing and creative services to Antenna Media Group including free to air and pay TV stations, radio stations, TV productions, music publishing, print publishing, concerts, events, internet & telecom services.

His passion takes him to the next big step, to found his own creative studio.
In 2014, Pink Elephant Creative Services is born. Ioannis starts working for brands as FOX Media Networks, VICE Media, ZIGGO, INSIGHT UHD, IDFA and numerous of local and international brands, with an award winning

In 2017 he start working on the next big project for Greece. The born of a new TV station. He creates the vision and the strategy of the new brand and in 2018 OPEN TV becomes the new player of the Greek media landscape. Responsible for the complete look and feel of the new brand as well as its content branding and on-air promotions, he forms the creative services and on-air promotions departments.

Ioannis is a well known team leader, driving large scale creative teams to success. His career records, endless passion, attitude and charisma of inspiring and elevating professionally his team members, established Ioannis as the most valuable creative/marketing executive of the Greek media industry.

Pablo Ferrán

Disney Channels Spain & Portugal

Creative with more than 20 years of experience in television & entertainment media. Trained as a filmmaker and editor in UK and Spain, he has focused his career on communication and promotions. Specialized in kids and family entertainment he has also produced, directed and edited documentaries such as “The Pink Business” or “Survivors: the scars of suicide” for Spanish public television (TVE).  He currently serves as Creative Director for the Disney Channels Spain and Portugal.

Tim Finnamore

Creative Director, BDA Creative

Tim Finnamore joined BDA London in 2003. Since then, he’s created award-winning brands and directed advertising campaigns for broadcasters such as ESPN, ABC Australia, Global TV Canada, FX, NBC Universal, Fremantle Media, Discovery and VMMa Belgium.

Finnamore joined BDA Munich as creative director in 2013 and was responsible for Disney Channels Worldwide channel branding as well as working with Red Bull, Amazon, Sky, Classica and many more.

Daniel Halasz

The Feist Agency

​Bio coming soon.

Carsten Lakner


​Bio coming soon.

Peter Liljenberg

Independent Branding & Marketing Strategist

Peter Liljenberg is a transformative broadcast branding and marketing leader who thrives on disrupting status quo in a market, whether branding and launching the European platform for Viasat Broadcasting, establishing Frame as an international design studio, or as in his last project – restructuring and repositioning SBS Discovery's marketing and branding work in Denmark, which included the very successful launch of Investigating Discovery.
With more than 20 channel brands in as many countries to his name, Liljenberg holds a uniquely international outlook on the state of our creative industry.

Joe Marshall

Executive Producer, M-I-E

Joe Marshall started producing at the legendary design agency, English and Pockett, in the late’90s during the “golden age” of branding. He cut his teeth on projects for Eurosport, ITV, Star India and TV3 Denmark, amongst a host of others. From there, he moved to Red Bee Media where, as well as working on a raft of promos and branding for the BBC channels, he produced epic campaigns for Discovery Europe and Discovery Worldwide.

It was at Red Bee that he met his future business partner and co-founder of M-I-E, Yibi Hu. They set up their studio in 2009 with a plan to make as diverse a range of work as possible, in as many different areas of the business as they could. Their goal for M-I-E was to produce highly creative, design and story led films. As well as TV jobs, they make virals, commercials and pop promos, with classic work for George Michael, Faithless and Beyoncé to name a few. M-I-E continues to go from strength to strength, while exploring new styles, techniques and narratives wherever possible.

Rebecca Rørmark

Head of On-Air Communication and Marketing, SBS Discovery AS

Rebecca Rørmark is an international marketer, brand builder and business driver within the entertainment industry with more than 20 years of experience working with global entertainment companies and smaller entrepreneurial organizations.

Rørmark is in the business of launching and revitalizing brands, channels and businesses, across markets and across functions, bringing new ideas, fresh perspective and approaches, positive and inclusive work ethic and a results-driven strategy. Rørmark is now at SBS Discovery Norway as head of on-air communications and marketing, previously in London, heading up the marketing at Discovery Networks. Prior to that, she had a 10-year stint in New York with MTV Networks.

Laurent Sauvage

Creative Director, France télévisions/France 3

Laurent Sauvage is a multi-award-winning creative director and strategic thinker. Sauvage started his career as a copywriter in advertising agencies in Paris: Young&Rubicam, Lintas, TBWA and McCann Erickson. He has created campaigns for Absolut Vodka, Honda and Sega as well as many other companies and products.

Sauvage joined France 2 (free-to-air channel) as a copywriter and broadcast designer, creating and producing many promos and campaigns, branding successful TV shows. Sauvage has also participated, as the on-air director of Discovery Channel Southern Europe, in building, marketing, launching and branding Discovery TV channels across Italy, Spain, Portugal and France. He specializes in documentaries and lifestyle programs.

Sauvage is now at France 3 (free-to-air channel) as the creative director, leading a 40-person team, taking care of strategic on-air creative services including campaigns, brands, promos, digital and marketing strategy.

Dann Smit


​Bio coming soon.

Nancy Theunissen

Nancy Theunissen Consultancy

I am an award winning creative with years of international experience working for the world’s leading broadcasters.

I started my TV career in London as Promo Producer for National Geographic Channel, followed by Dutch Film Channel CineNova. Then freelancing for renowned global brands including: The Walt Disney Company, NBC Universal, BDA London, Film 1 and Sport 1.

Having spent over a decade working in one of the world’s most dynamic marketplaces I moved back to my native Holland where I joined The Walt Disney Company Benelux. As On Air Manager I turned the creative department into an award winning team. Over the years I was also made responsible for the production of tv series, media planning and eventually I became Head of Disney Channels Benelux. Now I work as Creative Director, Brand builder and Content strategist at Nancy Theunissen Consultancy.

Diane van Ieperen

Creative Manager, Discovery Networks Benelux

Diane van Ieperen heads up the creative team at Discovery Benelux, working on brand, advertising, on-air promotions and marketing activities.
Van Ieperen works with the heads of channel and marketing on creative strategies to further expand and develop the channels and brands. Within these regions, the key broadcast brands include: Discovery Channel, TLC, ID, Discovery World, Discovery Science, Animal Planet, Eurosport and Eurosport 2. Before joining Discovery Networks, she worked as a concept developer and project manager for innovative and new media projects at the Public Dutch Broadcast Company (NPO).