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Nick Entwistle

Nick is the Creative Director and Founder of the Bank of Creativity, working with agencies and brands to create compelling content to engage their audiences.
One of his recent campaigns, to help encourage donations for Neuroblastoma sufferer Isabella, went viral with 30 million views across social media and reached national press and TV news.
He was also responsible for the film and social campaign that led to the NHS beating Justin Bieber to Xmas Number 1.

As well as this, he has over 35,000 followers on his social media feeds including his advertising community platform One Minute Briefs which encourages instinctive creativity. Nick hosts annual events, holds educational workshops with D&AD & the V&A and delivers talks at agencies, universities and the likes of BBC, Glug and Pecha Kucha. He has recently released his second OMB book and also has books published for Agency Quotes, which is a popular social feed he created with Vikki Ross, where the creative industry around the world share #ThingsYouHearInAgencies.

@OneMinuteBriefs
@AgencyQuotes
@BOC_ATM

Awards & Achievements

Cube Gallery Advertising Pitch Winner – 2009

BBC Advertising Challenge Winner – 2010

YCN Award Winner – Castrol – Advertising – 2010

YCN Award Winner – Berghaus – Advertising – 2011

Fresh Award – Vimto – Broadcast Innovation – 2012

MPA – Highly Commended – Next Big Thing – 2013

Roses Creative Awards  – Nomination x3 – 2013

Roses Creative Awards – Silver – Poster & 6 Sheet – 2013

Cannes Young Lions – Shortlisted – 2013

Fresh Awards – Nomination – Fresh Breakthrough – One Minute Briefs – 2013

Fresh Awards – Gold – Innovation – One Minute Briefs – 2013

NABS Hub David Pilton Challenge Finalist – One Minute Briefs – 2013

Best Ad in The Drum’s Creative Round Up – 2013

Own Category at Chip Shop Awards – 2013

Featured in Circle Magazine – 2013

Roses Creative Awards – Poster – Nomination  – 2014

Cannes Young Lions – Shortlisted – 2014

Cannes Lions Media Academy (BBC)  – Highly Commended – 2014

Featured in New York Times – 2014

The Pitch – Top 100 Small Businesses – 2014

Great British Entrepreneur Award – Finalist – 2014

MPA Awards – Creative Innovation – Finalist – 2014

Special Invitation to Downing Street – 2014

SBS Winner – Theo Paphitis – 2014

Fresh Awards – CrossCountry – Poster – Bronze – 2014

Fresh Awards – The Haunt – Internal Communications – Gold – 2014

Fresh Awards – Nestle Cheerios – Social Media Campaign – Bronze – 2014

Fresh Awards – Social Media Campaign – Bronze – 2014

Fresh Awards – Breakthrough – Gold – 2014

Fresh Awards – Social Networking – Gold – 2014

Fresh Awards – Faces of Advertising – Specialist Award – 2014

NABS – Centurion Award Winner – 2015

UK Agency Awards – Best Content Marketing – Finalist – 2015

UK Agency Awards – Best Social Campaign – Winner – 2015

The Pitch – Top 100 Small Businesses – 2015

NECB Awards – Best Social Media – Winner – 2015

NECB Awards – Best Small Business – Winner – 2015

GBEA Awards – Social Enterprise Entrepreneur of the Year & Special Merit Award – 2015

GBEA Awards – Social Enterprise Special Merit Award – 2015

The Drum – Social Buzz Top 50 – 2015

Official Charts – Christmas Number 1 – 2015

Creative Circle – #LoveYourNHS – Silver – Best Social Networking Campaign – 2016

The Drum Marketing Awards -#LoveYourNHS – Winner – Best Social Media Campaign – 2016

Chip Shop Awards – Ladbrokes –  Winner – 2016

Cannes Young Lions – Finalist – 2016

Roses Creative Awards -#LoveYourNHS – Gold – Best Online/Viral Film – 2016

Roses Creative Awards -#LoveYourNHS – Gold – Best Integrated Campaign – 2016

Roses Creative Awards -#LoveYourNHS – Grand Prix Award – 2016

MPA Awards – Rising Star – Shortlisted – 2016

MPA Awards – Collaboration – #LoveYourNHS – Winner – 2016

MPA Awards – Best Agency Campaign -#LoveYourNHS – Winner – 2016

Brand Republic Digital Awards – Best Social Campaign – #LoveYourNHS – Winner – 2016

Campaign Big – Best Social Media – Winner – #LoveYourNHS – 2016

Drum Dream Awards – Best Illustration – Highly Commended – New Forest – 2016

Drum Dream Awards – Public Sector Campaign – Finalist – New Forest – 2016

NECB Awards – Best Social Networking – Winner – 2016

MEN Business of the Year – Finalist – MAGNAFI – 2016

Roses Creative Awards – Best Charity Ad – 2017

Own Category at Chip Shop Awards – 2017

Small Business Saturday – #SmallBiz100 Winner – 2017

Talk of Manchester Awards – Best Male Entrepreneur – Finalist – 2017

Talk of Manchester Awards – Best Social Media Company – Finalist – 2017

The Majors – Major Social Media Campaign – Finalist – 2017

The Majors – Major Creative – Finalist – 2017

UK Social Media Communications Awards – Best Use of Twitter – Finalist – 2017

The Drum Creative Awards – Finalist – Best Social Media – 2017

The Drum Creative Awards – Finalist – Best Online Film – 2017

Northern Digital Awards – Best Social Media Campaign – Winner – 2018

Northern Digital Awards – Best Small Agency – Highly Commended – 2018

The Drum New Year’s Honours List – People of the Year – 2018

Aquent Talent Awards – Content & Copywriting – Winner – 2018

Roses Creative Awards – Low Budget Campaign – Shortlisted – 2018

CIPR Awards – Low Budget Campaign – Shortlisted – 2018

Creative Circle Awards – Best Charity Film – Shortlisted – 2018

Prolific North Awards – Best Content Team – Shortlisted – 2018

Prolific North Awards – Best Video – Shortlisted – 2018

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Featured:

The Drum

New York Times

PR WEEK

Campaign

CreativePool

Buzzfeed

Adland

HelloYouCreatives

TAXI

Brand Republic

Manchester Evening News

D&AD

NABS

Macclesfield Express

Daily Mirror/Record

Inspiration Room

BBC

ITV

Silk FM

Key 103

MPA

Sky News

Glug

Twitter

Ad Week

 


Talks & Workshops/Events/Judging:

The Art of New Business (LBi) (on the same card as Wieden + Kennedy) – 2012

BBC Promax (on the same card as Sir John Hegarty & Tony Kaye) – 2013

D&AD New Blood – 2013

Freshtival – 2013

Twestival – 2013

Mcr Digital Talent Day – 2013

D&AD New Blood – 2014
 IPA University Challenge – 2014

One Minute Briefs LIVE – 2014

Cedar Mount Academy Tal – 2014

Ideas Foundation Talk/Workshops – 2014

McCann Manchester – Advertise Yourself Campaign – 2014

D&AD New Blood 2014

BBC Worldwide Creative Summit – 2014

BBC Wood Lane Talk – 2014

Sheffield Hallam University Lecture – 2014

Norwich University Lecture – 2014

Salford City College Lecture – 2015

Leeds Business University – 2015

Fresh Awards Judging – 2015

School of Communication Arts – 2015

D&AD New Blood – 2015

One Minute Briefs LIVE2 – 2015

V&A Museum – Creative Quarter – 2015

Salford City College Lecture – 2016

Leeds Business University – 2016

Stockport College Lecture – 2016

Chip Shop Awards Judging – 2016

School of Thought Talk – 2016

D&AD New Blood – 2016

SASCon Conference – #LoveYourNHS – 2016

One Minute Briefs LIVE3 – 2016

Glug Manchester Talk – 2016

Manchester Met Uni Lecture – 2016

Pecha Kucha Manchester – 2016

V&A Museum – Creative Quarter – 2016

Leeds Business University – 2017

Edge Hill University – 2017

Chip Shop Awards Judging – 2017

Scottish Creative Awards – 2017

Manchester Creative Festival – 2017

Two + Two Manchester – 2018

Havas Lynx Europe – 2018

Leeds Business University – 2018

Creative Circle Judging – 2018

UK Content Awards Judging – 2018

Creative Equals Leaders Event – Talk & Workshop – 2018

Lloyds Bank Business Event Keynote Talk – 2018

Business Cloud – Entrepreneurship & Mental Health Talk – 2018

If you’re interested in collaborating with me or would like me to do a talk/workshop for you, please e-mail me at: interest@bankofcreativity.co.uk

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Experience 

Trunk, Manchester (August 2017 – Current)

Creative Director: Various

One Minute Briefs, Manchester (August 2010 – Current)

Owner: Lucozade – Gumtree – BHF – NHS – Macmillan – Grant Thornton – Cybersmile Foundation – The Drum – WWF – JCB

Magnafi, Manchester (Sept 2015 – July 2017)

Creative Director: Samsung – Everest – NHS – Bloom & Wild – Missguided – Sofology – Very – Betfred – Injury Lawyers 4 U

Big Brand Ideas, Manchester (Freelance June 2015 – August 2017)

Creative Director: Various Brands

McCann Birmingham, Birmingham (Freelance Dec 2014 – June 2015)

Creative: E-Lites – Evans Halshaw – Vauxhall – Miele – Bentley

AMD Connects, Manchester (Freelance September 2015)

Creative: Pharmaceutical

Leith Agency, Edinburgh (Freelance June 2015)

Creative: Irn-Bru – Sourz – Famous Grouse – DrinkAware

Propaganda, Leeds (Freelance Feb 2015)

Creative: Tangle Teezer

McCann Manchester, Prestbury (Oct 2012 – Nov 2014)

Creative: Hartley’s – Aldi – CrossCountry Trains – Russell Hobbs – Jacamo – American Airlines – Go Outdoors – N-Power

Portfolio, Bolton (Freelance Sept 2012 – Oct 2012)

Creative: Bolton Town Centre – DNS/Manchester City 

Driven, Wilmslow (Mar 2010 – Aug 2012)

Creative: Vimto – Sunkist – Subway – Carcraft – Webuyanycar.com – Hallmark – Celebrity Slim – Alpecin – Dr. Beckmann –  M.O.S.I. – Dare 2b – Westland  – Levi Roots 

BBC, Manchester (2010) 

Creative: BBC Sport – BBC Children’s – BBC North 

McCann Manchester, Prestbury (2009) 

Creative: NHS – Peugeot – Sainsbury’s Finance – Aldi – Durex – Haliborange – Scholl 

The Clinton Partnership, Buckinghamshire (2009)

Creative: Tabasco – The Happy Egg Company

Pravda Advertising, Manchester (2009)

Creative: Hardys – Great Rail Journeys – Greys – Scotts

Uber Agency, Sheffield (2009) 

Creative: BAFTA Awards – Wired Workplace – Casio – DFS

Cube3 Marketing, Bolton (2008)

Creative: Cash Generator – Mintex – Bolton Life – Bentley Organic – No.1 Currency


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