Safi Graauw

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Exploring just the right balance between understanding brand behaviour and powerful execution, Safi Graauw is a self-taught director with an academic degree (MRes) in earth-sciences. Interweaving a strong narrative and sense of aesthetic in his imagery, his commercial work combines popular culture with a sense of entertainment. And his documentary work advocates purpose-led ideologies and intersectional environmentalism

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His work was nominated for best film at the Dutch Wildlife Film Festival and he has won the My Hero International Film Festival in California. His work in the fashion industry was shortlisted on the Berlin Fashion Film Festival roster and selected for the festivals in Berlin. Safi won the “Jonge Haan” Award by the Dutch Society for Advertising and so has become 2019 most interesting talent within the Dutch advertising industry. He was named amongst the 50 most promising talents of the Netherlands in 2020 by Het Financieel Dagblad.

Hashtag Awards 2022
Koeriers (Web Series)
Category: Best Online Series

Lovie Awards 2021
Campaign: Omroep Zwart 

Categories: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Gold Lovie

3x Dutch Creativity Awards 2021
Campaign: Omroep Zwart 

Gold Spin Ring, Bronze Lamp and Silver Lamp in categories:
Influencer & Brand Partnership, Social Content, Strategy

Esprix Awards 2021
Campaign Omroep Zwart 

Silver in Media, Entertainment & Communications

Dutch Creativity Awards 2020
Campaign Young Capital – We Give Work

Finalist in  Category: Music, Photography

Financieel Dagblad
Safi Graauw, Head of Creative Content

Selected as one of 50 promising Dutch Talents in 2020 

Genootschap der Reclame
Safi Graauw, Head of Creative Content

Won – Jonge Haan 2019 
Most promising talent in Dutch advertising

Berlin Fashion Film Festival 2018
Project: Laauw – This World is Yours

Selected – Showroom

My Hero International Film Festival 2016
Project: Rainmakers

Won – Best Film

Wildlife Film Festival 2016
Project: Rainmakers

Nominated – Best Film (Non Professional)

Art Directors Club Netherlands
Dutch Creativity Awards – Category: Craft

Member of Jury – 2021

Art Directors Club Netherlands
Dutch Creativity Awards – Category: Impact

Member of Jury – 2020

The Best Social Media
The Best Social Awards – Category: Diversity 

Member of Jury – 2019

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