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BRUNNER Claims Best of Show and Nine Other Awards at 2017 Atlanta ADDY Awards Show

BRUNNER’s work for Field & Stream, YellaWood and Huffy claim top honors 

Atlanta, GA. (March 7, 2017) – Fresh off creating AdWeek’s #1 Super Bowl ad, Atlanta agency BRUNNER continued its momentum by dominating the 2017 Atlanta ADDY Awards Show. The agency, with offices in both Pittsburgh and Atlanta, claimed ten awards, including Best of Show for their Field & Stream Seasoning Bighorn illustration. This is the agency’s second Best of Show win over the last three years.

Using Field & Stream’s rubs, cures and spices, Brunner turned popular game animals into works of art. The ads recreated five animals, including a trophy bighorn, using nothing but seasoning to capture the beautiful features of the animals.

Field & Stream, known more for its outdoor gear, also offers many seasoning products. This series of ads helped increase awareness of these products via the brand’s social channels, by celebrating their customers’ love of game hunting and curing.

“This show had some very tough competition this year,” said Randall Hooker, VP Creative Director in Brunner’s Atlanta office. “We were up against some large clients with large budgets, so it just goes to show that with the right idea, craft and execution, it’s still possible to own the night.”

In addition to Best of Show, the Field & Stream Seasoning series won gold for both art direction and illustration in a series. Four out of the five illustrations in the series won gold for single illustration. Brunner also won silver for their Field & Stream’s Fish Tales poster series.

Huffy and YellaWood – two long-standing Brunner clients – also received accolades. Huffy won bronze for their online Grownup Problem videos, and YellaWood was honored a bronze award for their Trade Sawdust & Engraving print ad.

Credits for the work included:

Field & Stream:

  • CCO: Rob Schapiro
  • Creative Director: Dave Vissat
  • Associate Creative Director: Dan Magdich
  • Associate Creative Director: Jeff Shill
  • Photographer: Richard Woodson
  • Account Manager: Jessica Buehner
  • VP, Director of Social Media: George Potts
  • Community Manager: Julia Sprowls
  • Social Media Strategist: Josef Bookert


  • CCO: Rob Schapiro
  • Creative Director: Dave Vissat
  • Associate Creative Director: Maria Bowers
  • Senior Copy Writer: Ashley Cagle
  • Broadcast Producer: Matt Haritan
  • Account Manager: Nate Wachter


  • CCO: Rob Schapiro
  • Creative Director: Matt Blackburn
  • Associate Creative Director: Jeff Shill
  • Senior Copywriter: Ashley Cagle
  • Photographer: Jason Wallace
  • Account Manager: Jenny Williams
  • Senior Art Director: Warner Whatley


BRUNNER operates at the confluence of Creativity, Data Science, and Technology. This means we understand the performance and business impact of our work across channels and media, while using an analytical approach to uncover innovative, creative insights that inform our creative process.

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