2024 Young Ones Awards

Young Ones is one of the world’s most acclaimed competitive showcases for advertising, digital communication and design students. It has a tradition of excellence dating back to 1986.
The awards are celebrated annually with the goal of inspiring and nurturing the next generation of advertising professionals.

Young Ones ADC, offering students the chance to earn an ADC Cube by competing in
many of the same disciplines and categories as the prestigious ADC Annual Awards;
Young Ones One Show Brief competition, which tasks a team of students with creating
work for a specific client with the chance to earn a coveted One Show Pencil;
Young Ones Portfolio competition, where students submit 6-15 projects and have it
judged as a representation of their entire body of work by industry professionals;
Young Ones TDC, where student entries in typography, lettering, and type design can
win a Certificate of Typographic Excellence from the Type Directors Club, part of The
One Club for Creativity.

Based on cumulative points, many European schools and students have ranked in the top 10 across all competitions. Specifically:

Young Ones ADC

Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg Ludwigsburg (Germany) is the top school in Young Ones ADC 2024 Gold Cubes with nine. Two of the Golds were for “Highlife”: one in Motion/Film Craft, Cinematography, and the other in Advertising, Craft in Video.
Four more gold cubes were awarded to German schools: Hochschule für Fernsehen und Film München and Miami Ad School Berlin, securing Germany second place in the Young Ones global ranking.

Young Ones One Show Brief

In this competition, the Berghs School of Communication (Sweden) upheld Europe’s recognition by securing second place in the category ranking.
The school from Stockholm competed with two briefs for Velveeta: ‘Velveeta Vision Pro’ and ‘Show us your receipts’.

Young Ones Portfolio

With a total of 36 winners from 21 schools Europe were represented by three student winners from Berghs School of Communication Stockholm: Albert Bäckman, Miranda Kyker, and Emil Sörensen, also from Miami Ad School Berlin two winners were selected: Kunal Khade and Inna Tabachenko.

Young Ones TDC

Germany, Austria, and Bulgaria have dominated the TDC ranking, collectively securing ten awards and claiming spots in the top 5.
German schools alone have been awarded eight prizes across five institutions, while Austria and Bulgaria have each received one award.