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Gideon Amichay

School: Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design Jerusalem (BAAD)
Field of Studies: Visual Communications, Advertising
Website Reference: http://www.gideonamichay.com/
Major Achievements: 19 Cannes Lions awards, the largest number of Cannes Lions awards for an Israeli agency (up to 2012).
An internet campaign for Danone Strauss, which achieved a record number of votes- approximately 10,000,000, for a campaign voting for the pictures shown on yogurt cups.
Archive magazine granted the main interview to Amichay in a 2011 edition (11-1).[7]
The agency won the One Show Silver Pencil Award for the Israel Aids Task Force "Get Tested Project" and is the only Israeli agency that won it (up to 2011).
The UN granted a special award to the agency for the Israel Aids Task Force SDIA project (2010).
The agency was awarded the title of agency of the year in the Young and Rubicam worldwide agency (from 184 agencies) and won the Jewel Award.
The agency won 2nd Media Agency of the Year at the Cannes Lions Festival (2009)
The agency won the Grand Prix in London International Awards (LIA) (2009) for the radio campaign for the Israel Aids Task Force.
The agency won the Grand Prix in the New York Festival (1999) for the radio campaign encouraging advertising through the radio.
The agency won the Gold Clio twice, for "Internet Shutdown Project" (2008), and the Israel Aids Task Force's SDIA Project (2010), the agency is the only Israeli agency that won this award (up to 2011).
The agency won the Grand Prix in the Golden Drum competition, for the Israel Aids Task Force SDIA project.
During 2008, the Israeli Marketing Association granted Amichay the title of "Marketing man of the month" in Israel for excellence in marketing Israeli advertising worldwide[15]
Under his leadership, the Agency won "Agency of the year" many times (2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, and 2007).
The agency won 20 Effie Awards including a Platinum (2005) & a Grand Effie(2006).
The first ever Grand Prix at PIAF was awarded to the Get Tested Project.(2011)




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