MATT ANTONELLO/Writer/Creative Director
FREELANCE WRITER/CREATIVE DIRECTOR
Junior Writer: Rethink (2000-2002
Senior Writer: Publicis (2003-2005)
ACD: DDB Canada (2006-2012)
Creative Director, Saatchi & Saatchi Canada, 2014 -2016
Group CD, FCB Toronto, 2016 -2018
RANKED #1 COPYWRITER IN CANADA - Strategy Magazine 2015
RANKED #7 COPYWRITER IN CANADA - Strategy Magazine 2010
D&AD Wood Pencil - Impact Award "The Gay Sweater"
6 CANNES LIONS (Cialis, Molson Canadian, Canadian Centre For Gender and Sexual Diversity
8 ONE SHOW APPEARANCES (INCLUDING A BRONZE PENCIL)
8 COMMUNICATION ARTS APPEARANCES
6 Gold Marketing Awards,
1 Bronze One Show Pencil,
1 Best Of The Best at the CMA's
7 Gold and 16 Silvers at ADCC Awards
5 appearances in the LIAAs.
20 + Marketing Awards,
50+ Applied Arts,
Work featured in the New York Times, Cosmopolitan UK, The Mirror UK, Buzz Feed, MTV, Fast Company, Flare Magazine, Creativity, Ad Week, The Wall Street Journal, Maclean's Magazine, National Post and on ABCs the World's Funniest Commercials. To date, my Sexy Sumo Campaign has received over 6 million views and counting and is now part of the curriculum at Sheraton College. It was also selected as one of Strategy magazine's best ads of the decade.
Online Judge 2013 Marketing Awards, 2014 New York Festivals. 2015 Extra Awards