It was a winning night as ENGINE took home three 2019 Clio Entertainment Awards, including a GOLD, for its work on HBO’s “The Sopranos – Nicknames” campaign! ENGINE’s Chief Creative Officer Will Gelner and Creative Director Ashley Tyra picked up the awards at a ceremony held on November 21st at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, CA. The awards celebrate and recognize creativity in the entertainment business.

ENGINE won in the following categories:

•Television/Streaming: Digital/Mobile & Social Media Technique (Copywriting) GOLD
•Television/Streaming: Innovation (Television/Streaming) BRONZE
•Television/Streaming: Social Media (Single Platform) with HBO BRONZE

Click here to read more about the wins on the 2019 Clio Entertainment Awards website.

Watch the case study video here


About the Campaign

The campaign honored the 20th anniversary of The Sopranos by having HBO’s official Twitter handle offer Soprano-inspired nicknames to anyone who tweeted them their first name. The response was immediate. Television networks, brands, and celebrities alike wanted in on a Sopranos nickname, including ABC’s “Good Morning America,” Wendy’s, Olive Garden, GIPHY, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Macaulay Culkin, and Laura Dern. In total, it garnered over 3 million impressions!

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