Young Guns 15 Shortlist

After a record number of entries, and a month and a half of intense scrutiny, the esteemed jury of Young Guns 15 have selected the following young individuals and teams to move onto the final round of judging. Winners will be unveiled on Wednesday, November 1, and will receive their trophies at the ever-anticipated Young Guns 15 Ceremony + Party, taking place on Thursday, November 16 in NYC.

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Chantal Anderson
Photography
Los Angeles, CA

I Saw John First
Film & Animation
Oslo, Norway

Justin Bettman
Photography
New York, NY

Scott Biersack
Typography & Lettering
Phoenix, AZ

Derek Brahney
Artist / Art Director / Designer
Brooklyn, NY

Builders Club
Film & Animation
London, UK

Beau Burrows
Interactive Installation Artist
Brooklyn, NY

Henry Busby
Film & Animation
Brooklyn, NY

Ricardo Casal + Juan Javier Peña
Advertising
Miami, FL

Brandon Celi
Illustration
Toronto, ON

Olivier Charland
Graphic Design / Set Design
Montreal, QC

Yu Chen
Graphic Design
New York, NY

Nick Ciffone
Advertising
Hermosa Beach, CA

Tyler Comrie
Graphic Design
Brooklyn, NY

Diego Contreras
Film & Animation
Los Angeles, CA

Benjamin Crick
Graphic Design
New York, NY

Leslye Davis
Film & Animation
Brooklyn, NY

Dinamo Typefoundry
Graphic Design
Basel, Switzlerland

Eylul Duranagac
New Media Artist / Designer
Istanbul, Turkey

Jalan + Jibril Durimel
Photography
Los Angeles, CA

Tomas Pichardo Espaillat
Film & Animation
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

George Etheredge
Photography
New York, NY

Lisk Feng
Illustration
Rego Park, NY

Lasse Fløde
Photography
Oslo, Norway

Maceo Frost
Film & Animation
Los Angeles, CA

Griffin Funk
Graphic Design
Brooklyn, NY

Sophie Koko Gate
Film & Animation
London, UK

Josh George
Advertising
Los Angeles, CA

Raphael Geroni
Graphic Design
Brooklyn, NY

Anna Ginsburg
Film & Animation
London, UK

Ricardo Gonzalez
Typography & Lettering
Brooklyn, NY

Ben Grandgenett
Graphic Design
Brooklyn, NY

Verena Hennig
Industrial & Product Design
Fuerth, Germany

Andrew Herzog
Creative Director
Brooklyn, NY

Joyce N. Ho
Film & Animation
Brooklyn, NY

Wanbing Huang
Fashion
London, UK

Fleur Isbell
Graphic Design
London, UK

Annie Jen
Graphic Design
San Francisco, CA

Li Jian
Graphic Design
Stockholm, Sweden

Yann Kebbi
Illustration
London, UK

Ruslan Khasanov
Typography & Lettering
Yekaterinburg, Russia

Kathryn Kvas
Advertising
Brooklyn, NY

Noemie Le Coz
Graphic Design
Brooklyn, NY

Enle Li
Film & Animation
Woodhaven, NY

Gabe Liberti
Interactive Installation Artist / Music Producer
Brooklyn, NY

Chad Michael
Package & Product Design
Dallas, TX

MINDCASTLE
Film & Animation
Lynnwood, WA

Dylan Mulvaney
Graphic Design
Brooklyn, NY

Jake Naughton
Photography
Brooklyn, NY

Andrew Neyer
Industrial & Product Design
Mason, OH

Cait Oppermann
Photography
Brooklyn, NY

Josh Parker
Film & Animation
Portland, OR

Matt Paterno & Parker Adame
Advertising
Santa Monica, CA

Eric Pautz
Film & Animation
Vancouver, BC

Theo Pinto
Architecture, Environmental & Interior Design
Brooklyn, NY

Leo Porto
Graphic Design
Brooklyn, NY

Richard and Jolyon
Advertising
London, UK

Felipe Rocha
Graphic Design
Brooklyn, NY

Rachel Levit Ruiz
Illustration
Mexico City, Mexico

Blake Rutledge
Digital
Brooklyn, NY

Joaquin Salim
Advertising
New York, NY

Pedro Sampaio
Advertising
Brooklyn, NY

Kimberly Salt
Illustration
Staten Island, NY

Chloe Scheffe
Graphic Design
Brooklyn, NY

Ana Simoes
Graphic Design
Brooklyn, NY

SJ
Film & Animation
Cape Town, South Africa

Ryan Snyder + Katie Willis
Advertising
New York, NY

Daniel Soares
Filmmaker / Art Director / Photographer
Brooklyn, NY

Alexandra Sobiecki
Advertising
New York, NY

Leta Sobierajski
Graphic Design
Brooklyn, NY

Sean Solomon
Film & Animation
Los Angeles, CA

Angela Stempel
Film & Animation
Los Angeles, CA

Hattie Stewart
Illustration
London, UK

Ryan Swanson
Architecture, Environmental & Interior Design
Tampa, FL

Raphael Vangelis
Film & Animation
London, UK

Joseph Veazey
Graphic Design
Los Angeles, CA

Armando Veve
Illustration
Philadelphia, PA

Amber Vittoria
Illustration
Patterson, NY

Jing Wei
Illustration
Brooklyn, NY

Liz Wells
Digital
Brooklyn, NY

Jennifer Whitney
Architecture, Environmental & Interior Design
Brooklyn, NY

Christian Widlic
Graphic Design
San Francisco, CA

Christine Yuan
Film & Animation
Los Angeles, CA

Uenishi Yuri
Graphic Design
Tokyo, Japan

Mathery
Multidisciplinary Design
Brooklyn, NY