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Email: chrisnortham@mac.com

Phone: +1(347)403-4347

Chris is an Emmy winning Group Executive Creative Director with a passion for modern ideas.
He combines techniques from traditional advertising, digital, design and PR to create innovative campaigns that have been awarded at Cannes, D&AD, One Show, Clio, London International, New York Festivals and Webbys.


More importantly his diverse skills have seen his work become part of culture - being included in the Top Ten Highlights of 'Ten Years of YouTube'. And in 2016 was awarded the Emmy for Outstanding Commercial. He was again nominated twice in 2017.

During his career Chris has worked across a portfolio of some of the worlds most recognized brands including Samsung, Nike, Beats by Dre, E*Trade, Jet.com, Land Rover, Virgin Atlantic, Schweppes, Coca-Cola, Cadbury, Fosters, Ikea, Microsoft, Australian Rugby Union, Australian Football League, and the Australian Defence Force.

Within the industry Chris has judged numerous award shows as well as tutored and lectured at AWARD School (Australia's premiere advertising creative course).

EMPLOYMENT

2014 – NOW    R/GA, New York
2012 – 2014     Y&R, New York
2007 – 2012    George Patterson Y&R, Melbourne
2005 – 2007   George Patterson Y&R, Sydney
2002 – 2005   BMF, Sydney
1998 – 2002    Ideaworks, Sydney

RECENT AWARDS

2017 – EMMYS Nominee (#WeAreAmerica) Outstanding Commercial
2017 – EMMYS Nominee (LHNL - Love Cam) Outstanding Commercial
2017 – One Screen Short Film Festival (#WeAreAmerica) Best Branded Content
2017 – D&AD Impact Wood Pencil (#WeAreAmerica) Diversity
2017 – D&AD Impact Wood Pencil (LHNL - Love Cam) Diversity
2017 – Cannes Lions GRAND PRIX (Jet - Innovating Saving) Media
2017 – Cannes Lions GOLD (#WeAreAmerica) Print
2017 – Cannes Lions Silver (#WeAreAmerica) Print
2017 – Cannes Lions Bronze (#WeAreAmerica) Outdoor
2017 – Cannes Lions Bronze (Ask For A Raise) Cyber
2017 – Cannes Lions Innovation Shortlist (Samsung)
2017 – Clio Awards GOLD (LHNL - Love Cam) Partnerships
2017 – Clio Awards Silver (LHNL - Love Cam) Outdoor
2017 – Shorty Awards Winner (LHNL - Love Cam) Social Good
2017 – Shorty Awards GOLD (LHNL - Love Cam) Social Good
017 – Shorty Awards Winner (#WeAreAmerica) Social Good  
2017 – MMA Smarties GOLD (Samsung - Can't Stop) Mobile Audio
2017 – MMA Smarties GOLD (Samsung - Can't Stop) Mobile Website
2017 – MMA Smarties GOLD (Ask For A Raise) Social
2017 – Jay Chiat Awards Bronze (#WeAreAmerica) Partnerships
2017 – AICP Awards (LHNL - Love Cam) Next
2017 – D&AD Wood Pencil (LHNL - Love Cam) Events
2017 – D&AD Wood Pencil (Samsung - Can't Stop) Audio
2017 – One Show Merit (Samsung - Can't Stop) Entertainment
2017 – One Show Merit (Samsung - Can't Stop) Mobile
2017 – One Show Merit (Samsung - Can't Stop) Radio
2017 – One Show Merit (#WeAreAmerica) Film
2017 – One Show Merit (#WeAreAmerica) Writing
2017 – One Show Merit (Jet - Careculator) Data
2017 – Art Directors Club Silver (#WeAreAmerica) Posters
2017 – Art Directors Club Silver (#WeAreAmerica) Public Service
2017 – Andy Awards Bronze (#WeAreAmerica) Print
2017 – Clio Sport Silver (Samsung - Can't Stop) Audio
2017 – Clio Sport Silver (Jet - Super Bowls) Online Film
2017 – Clio Sport Silver (NFL - Game Pass) Film
2017 – Webby Awards (Samsung - Can't Stop) Best use of Mobile
2017 – Webby Awards (#WeAreAmerica) Influencer
2017 – Shorty Awards WINNER (#WeAreAmerica) Nonprofit
2017 – Shorty Awards WINNER (#WeAreAmerica) Spokesperson
2017 – Shorty Awards GOLD (#WeAreAmerica) Facebook
2017 – Shorty Awards GOLD (#WeAreAmerica) Social Activism

2016 – EMMYS WINNER (Love Has No Labels)  Outstanding Commercial
2016 – Big One Report: 9th Ranked Integrated (LHNL)
2016 – D&AD WHITE (Love Has No Labels) Impact
2016 – D&AD Graphite (Love Has No Labels) Social Video
2016 – D&AD Graphite (Love Has No Labels) Direct Ambient
2016 – D&AD Wood (Love Has No Labels) Direct Film
2016 – D&AD Wood (Love Has No Labels) Non Profit
2016 – D&AD Wood (Love Has No Labels) Ambient
2016 – D&AD Wood (Love Has No Labels) Events
2016 – Effies Silver (Love Has No Labels) Non-Profit
2016 – One Show GOLD (Love Has No Labels) Environmental Design
2016 – One Show GOLD (Love Has No Labels) PR
2016 – One Show Silver (Love Has No Labels) Film
2016 – One Show Silver (Love Has No Labels) Cross Platform
2016 – One Show Silver (Love Has No Labels) Direct Digital
2016 – One Show Bronze (Love Has No Labels) Direct Ambient
2016 – One Show Bronze (Love Has No Labels) Film - Online
2016 – One Show Bronze (Love Has No Labels) Integrated
2016 – Webby Agency of the Year
2016 – Webby Award (Love Has No Labels) Integrated
2016 – Webby Award (Love Has No Labels) People's Choice Integrated
2016 – Webby Award (Love Has No Labels) People's Choice
2016 – Andy Awards GOLD (Love Has No Labels) Web Film
2016 – Andy Awards Silver (Love Has No Labels) Events
2016 – Shorty Awards Agency of the Year
2016 – Shorty Awards (Love Has No Labels) Integrated
2016 – Shorty Awards (Love Has No Labels) Non-Profit
2016 – Shorty Awards (Love Has No Labels) Social Good
2016 – Shorty Awards (Love Has No Labels) Video

2015 – LIA Grand Prix (Love Has No Labels) Design
2015 – LIA Agency of the Year
2015 – LIA GOLD (Love Has No Labels) Experiential
2015 – LIA GOLD (Love Has No Labels) Design Non Profit
2015 – LIA GOLD (Love Has No Labels) Viral
2015 – LIA GOLD (Love Has No Labels) Digital Public Service
2015 – LIA Silver (Love Has No Labels) Non Traditional: Experiential
2015 – LIA Silver (Love Has No Labels) Digital Public Service
2015 – LIA Silver (Love Has No Labels) Non Traditional: Public Service
2015 – LIA Silver (Love Has No Labels) Music
2015 – LIA Bronze (Love Has No Labels) Film
2015 – LIA Bronze (Love Has No Labels) Integrated
2015 – Cannes Lions Agency of the Year
2015 – Cannes Lions Titanium & Integrated (Love Has No Labels)
2015 – Cannes Lions GOLD (Love Has No Labels) Direct
2015 – Cannes Lions Silver (Love Has No Labels) Direct
2015 – Cannes Lions Silver (Love Has No Labels) Direct
2015 – Cannes Lions Silver (Love Has No Labels) Outdoor
2015 – Cannes Lions Bronze (Love Has No Labels) Cyber Film
2015 – Cannes Lions Bronze (Love Has No Labels) Cyber
2015 – Cannes Lions Bronze (Love Has No Labels) Cyber
2015 – Mashies Best In Show (Love Has No Labels)
2015 – Mashies Best Public Service (Love Has No Labels)
2015 – Mashies Best Long Form Video (Love Has No Labels)
2015 – Ad Council Gala GOLD (Love Has No Labels)
2015 – Clio Agency of the Year
2015 – Clio Awards GOLD (Love Has No Labels) Integrated
2015 – Clio Awards GOLD (Love Has No Labels) Social Media
2015 – Clio Awards GOLD (Love Has No Labels) Digital
2015 – Clio Awards GOLD (Love Has No Labels) Outdoor
2015 – Clio Awards Silver (Love Has No Labels) Innovative
2015 – Clio Awards Silver (Love Has No Labels) Experiential
2015 – Clio Awards Silver (Love Has No Labels) Branded Entertainment
2015 – Clio Awards Silver (Love Has No Labels) Music
2015 – Clio Awards Silver (Love Has No Labels) PR
2015 – Clio Awards Silver (Love Has No Labels) Digital
2015 – Clio Awards Bronze (Love Has No Labels) Film
2015 – Clio Awards Bronze (Love Has No Labels) Direct
2015 – ADCOLOR Ad of the Year (Love Has No Labels)
2015 – Top 10 Highlights from Ten Years of YouTube (Love Has No Labels)
2015 – Facebook Awards GOLD (Love Has No Labels) Integrated
2015 – Facebook Awards GOLD (Love Has No Labels) For Good
2015 – AdWeek Watch Awards (Love Has No Labels) Originator
2015 – AdWeek Watch Awards (Love Has No Labels) Gold

2014 – FWA Adobe 'Cutting Edge Project' (SXSW Social Soundscape)
2014 – FWA Site of the Day (SXSW Social Soundscape)
2014 – FWA Mobile of the Day (SXSW Social Soundscape)
2014 – Cannes Lions Finalist (SXSW Social Soundscape) Direct
2014 – D&AD In Book (Schweppes Tumble) Film
2014 – Gunn Report Showreel of the Year (Schweppes Tumble)
2014 – Gunn Report Rank 41 (Schweppes Tumble) Film
2014 – SXSW Shortlist (Air Force Anytime.Anywhere.)
2014 – Adfest GOLD (Air Force Anytime.Anywhere.) Cyber
2014 – Adfest Silver (Schweppes Tumble) Film
2014 – Adfest Bronze (Schweppes Tumble) Film Craft
2014 – Adfest Bronze (Schweppes Tumble) Film Craft
2014 – AWARD Bronze (Schweppes Tumble) Film
2014 – AWARD Bronze (Schweppes Tumble) Cinema
2014 – AWARD Bronze (Air Force Anytime.Anywhere.) Interactive Film
2014 – AWARD Bronze (Air Force Anytime.Anywhere.) Direct
2014 – AWARD Bronze (Air Force Anytime.Anywhere.) Online Film
2014 – AWARD Bronze (Air Force Anytime.Anywhere.) Digital Design

2013 – London International Awards Silver (Schweppes Tumble) Film
2013 – London International Awards Silver (Schweppes Tumble) Film
2013 – London International Awards Finalist (Schweppes Tumble) Film
2013 – Cannes Lions GOLD (Schweppes Tumble) Film
2013 – Cannes Lions Silver (Virgin Atlantic) PR
2013 – Cannes Lions Silver (Schweppes Tumble) Film
2013 – Cannes Lions Bronze (Air Force Anytime.Anywhere.) Cyber
2013 – Spikes GOLD (Schweppes Tumble) Film
2013 – Spikes Silver (Schweppes Tumble) Film
2013 – Spikes Bronze (Schweppes Tumble) Film
2013 – Spikes Bronze (Schweppes Tumble) Film
2013 – Spikes Bronze (Air Force Anytime.Anywhere.) Digital
2013 – Clio Awards GOLD (Mobile Medic) Innovative Media
2013 – Clio Awards Silver (Mobile Medic) Outdoor
2013 – Clio Awards Silver (Mobile Medic) Direct
2013 – Clio Awards Silver (Mobile Medic) Engagement
2013 – Clio Awards Bronze (Mobile Medic) Branded Content
2013 – One Show Silver (Mobile Medic) Outdoor
2013 – One Show Merit (Medibank) Film
2013 – One Show Interactive GOLD (Mobile Medic) Mobile Apps
2013 – One Show Interactive Silver (Mobile Medic) Augmented Reality
2013 – New York Festivals GOLD (Mobile Medic) Digital
2013 – New York Festivals Silver (Mobile Medic) Integrated
2013 – New York Festivals Silver (Mobile Medic) Integrated
2013 – New York Festivals Silver (Mobile Medic) Outdoor
2013 – New York Festivals Silver (Mobile Medic) Direct
2013 – New York Festivals Bronze (Mobile Medic) Avante-Garde
2013 – New York Festivals Bronze (Schweppes Tumble) Craft
2013 – D&AD Nomination (Mobile Medic) Integrated
2013 – D&AD In Book (Mobile Medic) Outdoor

2012 – Cannes Report No.4 Creative Director
2012 – Cannes Lions GOLD (Mobile Medic) Promo
2012 – Cannes Lions GOLD (Mobile Medic) Promo
2012 – Cannes Lions GOLD (Mobile Medic) Direct
2012 – Cannes Lions GOLD (Mobile Medic) Media
2012 – Cannes Lions Silver (Mobile Medic) Outdoor
2012 – Cannes Lions Bronze (AFL Game Signatures) Outdoor
2012 – Cannes Lions Bronze (AFL Game Signatures) Outdoor
2012 – Cannes Lions Bronze (AFL Game Signatures) Outdoor
2012 – Cannes Lions Bronze (Mobile Medic) Integrated
2012 – Cannes Lions Bronze (Navy Do you fit?) Art Direction
2012 – Cannes Lions Finalist (Impossible Airfield) Branded Content
2012 – Cannes Lions Finalist (AFL Game Signatures) Promo
2012 – Cannes Lions Finalist (Army Dust Animals) Art Direction
2012 – London International Silver (Medibank) Film
2012 – London International Silver (Mobile Medic) Interactive
2012 – London International Silver (Mobile Medic) Mobile
2012 – ADMA Silver (Army Reserve) Effectiveness
2012 – ADMA Silver (Army Reserve) Art Direction
2012 – ADMA Silver (Army Reserve) Direct Response Broadcast
2012 – ADMA Bronze (Army Reserve) Outdoor
2012 – Spikes GOLD (Medibank) Film
2012 – Spikes GOLD (AFL Game Signatures) Outdoor
2012 – Spikes GOLD (AFL Game Signatures) Promotion
2012 – Spikes GOLD (Mobile Medic) Promotion
2012 – Spikes GOLD (Mobile Medic) Promotion
2012 – Spikes GOLD (Mobile Medic) Direct
2012 – Spikes GOLD (Mobile Medic) Outdoor
2012 – Spikes Silver (AFL Game Signatures) Promotion
2012 – Spikes Silver (Mobile Medic) Mobile
2012 – Spikes Bronze (Mobile Medic) Mobile
2012 – W3 GOLD (Impossible Airfield) Branded Content
2012 – W3 GOLD (Impossible Airfield) Branded Content
2012 – W3 GOLD (Impossible Airfield) Branded Content
2012 – W3 GOLD (Mobile Medic) Innovation/Experiential
2012 – W3 GOLD (Mobile Medic) Augmented Reality
2012 – Andy’s GOLD (AFL Game Signatures) Promo Items
2012 – Andy’s GOLD (AFL Game Signatures) Event Print
2012 – Andy’s Finalist (AFL Game Signatures) Posters
2012 – Andy’s Finalist (AFL Game Signatures) Illustration
2012 – New York Festivals Finalist (AFL Game Signatures) Avant Garde
2012 – New York Festivals Finalist (AFL Game Signatures) Innovation
2012 – New York Festivals Finalist (AFL Game Signatures) Outdoor
2012 – D&AD Longlist (LG Eyeballs) Print
2012 – One Show Merit (AFL Game Signatures) Posters
2012 – One Show Design Merit (AFL Game Signatures) Posters
2012 – One Show Entertainment Merit (Impossible Airfield) Online
2012 – Art Directors Club Merit  (AFL Game Signatures) Posters
2012 – AWARD GOLD (AFL Game Signatures) New Product Dev.
2012 – AWARD Silver (AFL Game Signatures) Promo
2012 – AWARD Silver (AFL Game Signatures) Illustration
2012 – AWARD Bronze (AFL Game Signatures) Posters
2012 – Adfest GOLD (Navy Submariner) Art Direction
2012 – Adfest Silver (AFL Game Signatures) Outdoor
2012 – Adfest Silver (AFL Game Signatures) Promo
2012 – Adfest Bronze (AFL Game Signatures) Promo
2012 – Adfest Finalist (AFL Game Signatures) Direct

2011 – Cannes Lions Shortlist (Medibank)
2011 – Cannes Lions Shortlist (Medibank) Craft
2011 – Young Guns Finalist ‘Something Else’ - (AFL Game Signatures)
2011 – CLIO Finalist Press Campaign (Navy)
2011 – Mumbrella Print Campaign of the Year (Navy)
2011 – Communication Arts Award of Excellence Poster Series (Navy)
2011 – Caxton for Press Campaign (Navy)
2011 – Caxton for Individual Press (Navy)
2011 – Caxton for Photography Campaign (Navy)
2011 – Adfest Silver TV Campaign (Cadbury Boost)
2011 – AWARD Silver Poster Campaign (Navy)
2011 – AWARD Silver Press Campaign (Navy)
2011 – AWARD Silver Art Direction (Navy)
2011 – AWARD Bronze (Navy – Frigate)
2011 – AWARD Bronze (Navy – Submarine)
2011 – AWARD Bronze (Navy – Transport)

2010 – New York Festivals GOLD (Navy)
2010 – Cannes Outdoor Lions Bronze (Navy)
2010 – Cannes Press Lions National Diploma (Navy – Transport)
2010 – Cannes Press Lions National Diploma (Navy – Submarine)
2010 – Outdoor Awards Silver (Navy)
2010 – International Photography Awards GOLD (Navy)
2010 – MADC Silver (Boost) Campaign
2010 – MADC Silver (Navy)
2010 – MADC Silver (Navy) Art Direction
2010 – MADC Bronze (Cadbury Boost)
2010 – MADC Bronze (Cadbury Boost)
2010 – MADC Bronze (Cadbury Boost)
2010 – MADC Bronze (Cadbury Boost)
2010 – MADC Bronze (Navy)
2010 – MADC Bronze (Navy)
2010 – MADC Bronze (Navy)
2010 – MADC Bronze (Navy)
2010 – MADC Bronze (Navy)

2009 – One Show Interactive Bronze (Spring Valley)
2009 – Young Guns Bronze (Spring Valley)
2009 – ADMA Silver (Spring Valley)
2009 – ADMA Bronze (Smart Energy)
2009 – AWARD Bronze (Spring Valley)
2009 – AWARD Bronze (Spring Valley)
2009 – AWARD Bronze (Spring Valley)
2009 – AWARD Bronze (Cadbury)
2009 – AWARD Bronze (Cadbury)
2009 – AWARD Finalist (Smart Energy)
2009 – Cannes Lion Finalist (Spring Valley)
2009 – Cannes Lion Finalist (Spring Valley)
2009 – Cannes Lion Finalist (Spring Valley)
2009 – New York Festivals Bronze (Spring Valley)
2009 – New York Festivals Finalist (Spring Valley)
2009 – New York Festivals Finalist (Intralot)
2009 – MADC Silver (Spring Valley)
2009 – MADC Bronze (Spring Valley)
2009 – MADC Bronze (Intralot)