Canadian Red Urban promotes The Bessies


Toronto agency Red Urban signs the campaign to promote The Bessies, directed by Untitled Films' Aleysa Young.

For the first time ever, the 2012 Bessies: Canada’s Advertising Film Awards will celebrate the best in creative and craft, with the addition of the Craft Film category and ten new awards. Honours will be given out for Animation, Best Use of Original Music, Casting, Cinematography, Colourist, Directing, Editing, Production Design, Sound Design, Special Effects and Compositing.

In addition, Kari Award will go to this year’s Best Actor or Actress. Other prestigious accolades will include the Bob Mann Award for Excellence in Post-Production, the Janet Woods Award for Best Producer, and the Spiess Award for Lifetime Achievement in Television Advertising.

The 2012 Bessies take place on September 27, the Royal Conservatory of Music.


Client: Television Bureau of Canada – The Bessies

Agency: Red Urban

Creative Director: Christina Yu

Creators: Matt Syberg-Olsen, Dave Barber, Patrick Shing, Joel Pylypiw

Producers: Andrea Hull, Mary-Claire Barlow

Production Company: Untitled Films

Director: Aleysa Young

Producer: Lexy Kavluk

Director of Photography: Vinit Borrison

Casting: Steven Mann

Post Production: Rooster/Track & Field

Editor: Chris Parkins

Online: Andrew Rolfe

Audio Post Facility: Eggplant