MECA Broderson Award Winners 2019

On Thursday, May 2, 2019, Maine Ad + Design (MADE) announced the 2019 Broderson Award Winners at their annual award show. As Maine’s premier advertising award show, The Brodersons have been recognizing creative excellence in advertising, marketing, and design for over thirty-five years.

This year, MADE presented $5,000 in scholarships to the top five local entrants in the student category ($1,000 per student). All five student winners are MECA students. MECA also had a strong winner presence from our faculty and alumni.

View a complete list of MECA student, faculty and alumni winners below.

Category: Student Work ($1,000 scholarship each)
Work representing any type of advertising or marketing creative made by a student currently enrolled in an educational program.

Kristen Devico ’19, Egg Cubed Brand and Packaging

Creative Team: Kristen DeVico
Egg Cubed Brand and Packaging

Creative Team: Ozi Ozbicerler
World Aids Day Poster + WJZP Branding

Creative Team: Kiana Thayer
Perpetual Calendar

Creative Team: Bria Hughes
Time Warp Continuum

Creative Team: Ann Finkel
Bike Scenic Portland Wayfinding System and App

Category: Annual Reports, Brochures and Corporate Collateral
Assets created for education, outreach or awareness for a client, event, cause or campaign.

SILVER
Title: Portland’s Urban Planning Comprehensive Plan
Company/School: Portland Design Co.
Creative Team: LK Weiss and Ellie Purgavie
Alum LK Weiss

Category: Corporate or Brand Identity
Visual assets created to represent a corporation or brand.

GOLD
Title: Maine Ad + Design Rebrand
Company/School: Maine Ad + Design
Creative Team: LK Weiss, Erica Johnson, Libby Connolly, Steve Holt, Colleen Craig, Angela DeRusha
Alums LK Weiss and Libby Connnolly

BRONZE
Title: Batson River Brewing & Distilling
Company/School: Hugh McCormick Design Co.
Creative Team: Hugh McCormick and Nicole Wolf
Alum Hugh McCormick

Category: E-Commerce Website
Any website produced for a business or corporation intended for the purchase and sale of products.

BRONZE
Title: Terrasoul
Company/School: Anchour
Creative Team: Libby Connolly, Matt Robitaille, Michael Jones, Marc Pierre, Seth Whiting
Alum Libby Connolly

Category: Experiential
Event or live marketing activity creating interaction between customer and brand.

SILVER
Title: Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel Up Close
Company/School: Drew Design Co.
Creative Team: Drew Hodges (Creative Direction), Hallie Mitchell (Design), Susan Holland Events (Display Firm)
Faculty Drew Hodges
Alum Hallie Mitchell

Category: Illustration
Any illustration used in the context of an advertisement or collateral piece.

SILVER
Title: Belted Cow Co.
Company/School: Portland Design Co.
Creative Team: LK Weiss
Alum LK Weiss

Category: Package Design
Single packages and product lines.

GOLD
Title: Austin Street Offset Double IPA Can
Company/School: Hugh McCormick Design Co.
Creative Team: Hugh McCormick and Carter Shappy
Alum Hugh McCormick

Category: Photography for Advertising/Design
Any photography used in the context of an advertisement or collateral piece.

SILVER
Title: Yaas Foods
Company/School: Pulp+Wire
Creative Team: Taja Dockendorf and Russell French
Alum Russell French (Photography)

Category: Pitched but Ditched
Advertising or marketing work that you loved, but that didn’t make the real world cut.

GOLD
Title: The Perelman Center for Performing Arts
Company/School: Drew Design Co.
Creative Team: Drew Hodges and Hallie Mitchell
Faculty Drew Hodges
Alum Hallie Mitchell

BRONZE
Title: Money Cat Fried Chicken and Donuts
Company/School: Hugh McCormick Design Co.
Creative Team: Hugh McCormick
Alum Hugh McCormick

Category: Poster Design
Promotional poster or banner design created for promotion of a client, event, cause or campaign.

GOLD
Title: King Kong
Company/School: Drew Design Co.
Creative Team: Drew Hodges, Jacob Cooper, Ollie Moss
Faculty Drew Hodges

SILVER
Title: Sweeney Todd
Company/School: Drew Design Co.
Creative Team: Drew Hodges and Jonathan Novak
Faculty Drew Hodges
Alum Jonathan Novak

BRONZE
Title: Tootsie
Company/School: Drew Design Co.
Creative Team: Drew Hodges, Frank Garguilo, Robert Trachtenberg
Faculty Drew Hodges

Category: Print Ad: Full Page
Single execution full page ad or up to five examples from a single campaign.

GOLD
Title: Walls Under Attack
Company/School: The VIA Agency
Creative Team: Greg Smith, Amos Goss, Ian Dunn, Judi Cutrone, Jonathan Novak, Alexa King, Kyle Whittaker, Andy Glass, Happy Finish, MayoSeitz Media, Zeno Group
Alum Jonathan Novak

Category: PSA Campaign
Advertising or marketing work created for the purpose of promoting a cause or public good.

BRONZE
Title: Return of the Alewives
Company/School: Blaze Partners
Creative Team: Jim Hauptman, Jessie Gilligan, Luke Behrends, Joe Rosshirt, Ghost of Paul Revere
Alum/Faculty Joe Rosshirt (Illustration)

Category: TV Campaign or Spot
15, 30 or 60-second spots that seek to sell a tangible product or products.

BRONZE
Title: The Cher Show
Company/School: Drew Design Co.
Creative Team: Andy Cruz, Ken Barber, Drew Hodges, Mark Rheault
Faculty Drew Hodges


Header: Bria Hughes, Time Warp Continuum