This week Evening Standard released their shortlist of businesses nominated for the Evening Standard Business Awards 2019. UK Screen Alliance members DNEG, one of the world’s leading visual effects, animation and stereo conversion companies for feature film and television, were revealed to be in the running for the title of ‘Media Company of the Year’ at the London awards.
Over the next two months Evening Standard will be taking a closer look at the nominees in each category, with a judging panel comprised of renowned business experts. The panel includes George Osborne, Editor of the Evening Standard, Annette King, the CEO Publicis Groupe UK, and Viswas Raghavan, CEO & Head of Banking, EMEA JP Morgan, among others.
The category of ‘Media Company of the Year’ includes a host of prestigious businesses from all areas of the media industy, from radio and broadcast, to visual effects.
Media Company of the Year shortlist:
S4 Capital, For rapid fundraising by Sir Martin Sorrell
ITV, For a plethora of hits including Love Island
DAZN, Rocketing user growth for sports streamer
The & Partnership, Enjoyed a boom in business in difficult times in Ads
Global Radio, For LBC leading Brexit debate
DNEG, Known for Oscar-winning visual effects work including Black Panther
The awards will be hosted by George Osbourne, with the winners to be announced at The Landmark Hotel in Marylebone, London on the 28th of June.