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EMBARGOED UNTIL MONDAY, 4 Nov 2013
INDIA WINS 17 STATUTES AT THE
28TH ANNUAL LONDON INTERNATIONAL AWARDS
OGILVY & MATHER NEW DELHI AND RAMESH DEO PRODUCTIONS MUMBAI WIN GOLD
(London, 4 November 2013) The 28th LIA judging was held at the Wynn/Encore Hotel in Las Vegas, convening over a ten-day period. The juries, led by their respective Jury Presidents, viewed and scored every entry within their medium ensuring that all the work was judged equally. They concluded with final discussions to determine Grand LIAs, Statue Winners and Finalists.
India picks up 17 Statues – 2 Gold, 7 Silver and 8 Bronze. The individual wins are below:
Ogilvy & Mather India, New Delhi won one Gold, one Silver and two Bronze Statues and attained one Finalists at LIA 2013.
Their work for Philiips LED Torch titled “Gorge”, “Forest” and “Alley”. “Gorge”, “Forest”, and “Alley” was awarded a Gold LIA in Design - Art Direction Campaign and a Silver LIA in Design - Use of Photography Campaign. One ad of the campaign “Alley” was awarded a Bronze in Poster - Use of Photography and attained a Finalist in Print - Electronic Equipmen
They were also awarded a Bronze LIA in Design - Poster Campaign for WWF India titled “Panda”, “Hippo” and “Bear”.
Ramesh Deo Productions, Mumbai was awarded a Gold in TV/Cinema/Online Film - Music & Sound - Music Original – Song for Nike tiled “Nike Cricket - Parallel Journeys”. The same piece of work was also awarded a Silver Statue by the TV/Cinema/Online Film - Production | Post-Production Jury In Editing.
They also attained Finalists status for the following:
“A truly outstanding showing from India, a country with relatively small budgets, it shows that it is ideas that count. I want to congratulate all the winning companies from India and look forward to seeing their 2014 work.”, remarked Barbara Levy, LIA President.
Other Statue Winners from India include:
McCann Worldgroup, Mumbai won one Silver and five Bronze Statues and attained six Finalists:
Taproot India, Mumbai won one Silver Statue and one Bronze Statue they also attained two Finalists:
Chrome Pictures, Mumbai won one Silver Statue:
Lowe and Partners Worldwide, Mumbai won one Silver Statue:
Leo Burnett Mumbai, Mumbai won one Silver Statue:
The following attained Finalist status:
DDB Mudra Group, Mumbai
This year seven Grand LIAs were awarded:
McCann Melbourne, Melbourne has won three Grand LIAs in Digital, Non-Traditional and Integration for Metro Trains - "Dumb Ways to Die Campaign"
Wieden+Kennedy New York, New York was awarded the Grand LIA in the medium of TV/Cinema/Online Film for Southern Comfort titled "Whatever's Comfortable - Beach"
ShootMedia, London was awarded the Grand LIA in the medium of TV/Cinema/Online Film - Production | Post-Production for ChildLine titled "It Follows Me Around"
serviceplan, Munich was awarded the Grand LIA in the medium of Design for Auchan titled "The Selfscan Report"
Memac Ogilvy & Mather, Dubai was awarded the Grand LIA in the medium of Radio for Sawa Mninjah - Rescue Radio - The Rescue Continues Campaign "Nepalese Street Festival", "Sri Lankan Health Spa", "Kenyan Romantic Drama" and "Filipino Pop Singer”. This is the first Grand LIA ever awarded to an entrant from the United Arab Emirates
2013 LIA ‘Of The Year Awards’ were decided based on the outstanding work chosen by the Juries across all media. This year LIA awarded five of these coveted Awards.
The following companies were honoured with the 2013 Of The Year Awards:
Network of the Year: Ogilvy
Agency of the Year: McCann Melbourne, Melbourne
Design and Package Design Company: serviceplan, Munich
Radio and Audio: Eardrum Australia, Sydney
Music and Sound Design Company: Song Zu
Of the 13,242 submissions, from 72 countries, 6% attained Shortlist status. Of those elite selections, only 0.8% won Gold Statues; 1.5% Silver Statues; 1.6% Bronze Statues and 2% Finalist. The vast number of submissions reflects the prestige and explosive growth of the London International Awards since its inception in 1986 when only 2,600 submissions were entered.