Art & copy runners-up

We got the vital stats on Jeff Da Silva (formerly Proximity) and DDB's Neil Shapiro, Chris Moore and Daniel Bonder.

Jeff Da Silva, art director, (formerly) Proximity
Rank on this year’s list: 4
With Proximity for: 4 years
In the industry for: 9 years
Won for: M&M Find Red
Notable awards: Three Bronze Cannes Lions
In his words: “[Find Red] was unconventional – so there was no blueprint on how we would execute something like that. It was awesome to do things that put [the team] outside of their comfort zones.”
Next up: Working for Mullen in Boston on Google’s mobile account.

Neil Shapiro, copywriter, DDB
Rank on this year’s list: 4
With DDB for: 4.5 years
In the industry for:  8.5 years
Won for: BC Hydro, Lotto 649
Notable awards: Two Communication Arts, Bronze AToMiC
In his words: “We wanted to make people aware of how precious power was and how ridiculous it is when we waste it, [but] using less, in a consumer world, is not something we’re usually tasked to do.”
Next up: BC Hydro, Salmon Farmers Association

Chris Moore, art director, DDB
Rank on this year’s list: 5
With DDB for: 6 years
In the industry for: 11 years
Won for: B C Hydro, Lotto 649
Notable awards: Two Communication Arts, Bronze AToMiC
What you didn’t know about Chris: He’s a former pro-snowboarder.
Next up: He’ll put his extreme sports past to good use on the new snowboarding goggle technology campaign for Recon Instruments. Also on his plate: New work for Canadian Tourism Commission and Lotto 649.

Daniel Bonder, copywriter, DDB
Rank on this year’s list: 5
With DDB for: 2 years
In the industry for: 5 years
Won for: Subaru (DDB), Fortnight Lingerie (freelance for Red Urban)
Notable awards: Bronze Cannes Lion, Communications Arts, One Show
In his words: “In Canada, you can’t really show cars doing anything remotely cool. It all has to be very safe. [For Subaru] we found a way around that.”
Next up: Penningtons, Manulife

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