The One Show enlists a real Peruvian shaman to bless creative work in new 2020 call for entries campaign via Lanfranco & Cordova New York/Lima

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Playing off the notion that a little bit of luck can help a piece of creative work stand out from all the great competition, Lanfranco & Cordova, New York and Lima, has enlisted the mystical services of an actual Peruvian shaman in the entertaining new integrated campaign for The One Club for Creativity to promote The One Show 2020 call for entries.


The “Change Your Destiny” campaign kicks off with “Cleofe, The Shaman”, featuring Cleofe, a real shaman from Peru who blesses creative work in order to give it some extra good luck before it is entered in The One Show.

After carrying out in a series of chants, dances and other rituals, Cleofe ends the spot by offering to bless any work sent to him by email at An auto reply email confirms the shaman has blessed the work and directs the recipient to The One Show website, where the work can be entered into the show.

Says Rolando Cordova, chief creative officer and co-founder, Lanfranco & Cordova (L&C): “Winning a One Show Pencil is both a great honor and extremely difficult. We decided to offer agencies and brands some help this year by working with an actual Peruvian shaman to star in the campaign and give positive energy to all the work entered in the show.”

According to the agency, the campaign concept has some roots in reality. The co-founders said they know some creative colleagues who go to various lengths to give their work good luck before entering it in awards shows for judging.

Says Gian Carlo Lanfranco, chief creative officer and co-founder, L&C: “We partnered with local production company Señor Z in Lima and traveled to the remote Peruvian Andes to find Cleofe, who practices ancient blessing rituals. He was great to work with, and serves as the centerpiece of the fun content film that also works as a direct marketing activation campaign.”

The “Change Your Destiny” campaign may also be adapted and extended globally. The One Club is currently engaging agencies in different countries to come up with their own culturally relevant version of the idea.

Says Kevin Swanepoel, CEO, The One Club: “The beauty of the idea is that it’s simple and entertaining. The One Show exists to elevate and celebrate the best work in the world. With so much amazing creative work entered each year, a little bit of extra luck could make the difference in an entry breaking through with our judges.”

The integrated “Change Your Destiny” campaign also includes a series of followup content films, pre-roll ads, social media pieces, banners, print and posters designed to spread positive energy to this year’s One Show entrants.

New for The One Show 2020

The One Show 2020 entries can be submitted now at First deadline is November 15, 2019, and final deadline for entry is January 31, 2020. The One Show 2020 juries will be announced shortly.

A few changes have been made for the 2020 One Show to make entering and judging easier. They include:
Separate disciplines for Print and Out of Home entries (formerly together as Print & Outdoor);
The formerly separate Social Influencer discipline now a part of the Social Media discipline;
The definition of a campaign expanded to include entries with two or more pieces (previously three or more pieces).

Client: The One Club for Creativity
Brand: The One Show 2020
Agency: Lanfranco & Cordova, New York and Lima
Chief Creative Officers: Rolando Cordova, Gian Carlo Lanfranco
Creative Director: Ken Tokashiki
Copywriters: Gian Carlo Lanfranco, Rolando Cordova, Ken Tokashiki
Art Directors: Ken Tokashiki, Franco Solsol, Gian Marco Chavez

Production Company: Señor Z, Lima
Directors: Bacha Caravedo, Chinon Higashiona
First Assistant Director: Alejandra Gomez de la Torre
Director of Photography: Chinon Higashiona
Art Direction: Bettina Fiol
Head of Production: Lorena Ugarteche
Executive Producer: Marinés Contreras
Field Producer: Carmen Tineo
Gaffer: Edmundo Febres
First Camera: Cesar Vallejos Chengue
Second Camera: Arturo Aljacriña
Technical: Leonardo Aguirre, Walter Espinoza
Production Assistant: Maria Fuentes
Prop Master: Miguel Angel Verano
Casting: Pamela Huaynalaya
Editor: Ignacio Ugarteche
Drone Operator: Ignacio Ugarteche
Audio Director: Sebastian Legaspi
Post Production and Coloring: Eduardo Arriagada Wawin, Miguel Méndez
Audio Post Production: Zumba (Arturo Arellano, Rodrigo Malnati)