The Felis Awards, organized for the 18th time this year with the mission of rewarding effective creativity, concluded with its second night held at the Haliç Congress Center. Winners in categories such as Digital & Mobile Felis, Film Felis, Media Felis, Outdoor Felis, PR Felis, Print & Publishing Felis, Radio & Audio Felis, Social Responsibility & Sustainability Felis, and the Curious Felis Transforming Marketing Strategy Section were announced. In total, 6 Grand Awards were presented to the winners.
During the evening, hosted by Zeki Şen, a total of 105 Felis and 181 Achievement Awards were presented. In the Curious Felis Transforming Marketing Strategy Section, Yumoş’s “Jet Fresh – Yumoş Sıkılıyor” project stood out, winning the Grand Award and solidifying Yumoş as the Strategy Leader of the Year. The Best Case Writing Award went to Punch BBDO and Zero Point Project for their “Filiz Mardin Bulguru Launch” project.
The awards in this section were presented by Murat Zengin, CMO of OPET and the Jury President of the Curious Felis Transforming Marketing Strategy. Additionally, EssenceMediaCom was named the Media Agency of the Year, Tribal Worldwide Istanbul as the Creative Agency of the Year, and Unilever as the Advertiser of the Year. Winners received their awards from Pelin Özkan, the Editor-in-Chief of MediaCat.
The final night of the Felis Awards saw the presentation of five Grand Awards. The Grand Awards for Film Felis and PR Felis went to Concept for their “We Are the Volleyball Country” project in partnership with EssenceMediaCom for Vestel. The Grand Award for Outdoor Felis was given to TBWA\Istanbul for their collaboration with OMD Turkey on the “Suicide or Murder?” campaign for BirGün Newspaper.
The awards were presented respectively by Emrah Karpuzcu, Jury President of Film Felis, Esra Şengülen Ünsür, Jury President of PR Felis, and Kenan Ünsal, Deputy Jury President of Outdoor Felis. Rafineri received the Grand Award in Print & Publishing Felis, and Tribal Worldwide Istanbul was honored with the Grand Award in Radio & Audio Felis for their campaign “Faydası Çok (Boks – Futbol – Özel Güvenlik – Kasiyer)” for TikTok. Kerem Özkut, Deputy Jury President of Print & Publishing Felis, and Güldeniz Şeşen Bilginer, Jury President of Radio & Audio Felis, presented the awards to the winners.
For the complete list of award winners announced on the second night of the Felis Awards 2023, you can visit mediacat.com.