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CHINA TAKES HOME TEN STATUES AT 2017 LONDON INTERNATIONAL AWARDS
LIA, one of the most prestigious awards shows in Advertising, Digital, Technology driven work, Health & Pharma and Branded Entertainment, today announced the winners. The 32nd Annual London International Awards judging was held at Encore at Wynn Las Vegas, convening over a 10-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.
This year China brought home 10 of the coveted LIA statues – 1 Gold, 1 Silver and 8 Bronze. They also attained 10 Finalists.
“I would like to congratulate all the Chinese winners and finalists and I look forward to visiting Shanghai for the inaugural Chinese Creativity Award Show.” stated Barbara Levy, President of LIA. “2017 was an amazing year with some exceptional work. Winning a LIA Statue was no easy feat. Our highly esteemed juries worked diligently, they visited and revisited each piece of shortlisted work again and again. Kudos to all the winners for producing some of the finest work released in the world this year.”
Seven statues will be awarded for the Chinese Creativity Awards, these will be announced in Shanghai on 30th November.
Cheil China, Beijing brings home the only Gold and Silver for China. They were also awarded three Bronze LIAs and Three Finalists.
Additional Winners and Finalists from China include (in alphabetical order):
Beijing Dentsu Advertising Co., Ltd., Shanghai
HAVAS Worldwide, Shanghai
McCann Health, Shanghai
McCann Worldgroup, Shanghai
The Nine, Shanghai
To view all the Winners and Finalists with media and full creative credits, visit https://www.liaentries.com/winners
This year, thirteen GRAND LIAs were awarded:
Cossette, Toronto was awarded the Health & Wellness Craft Grand LIA for SickKids Foundation titled “SickKids VS - Undeniable”.
Findasense, Bogotá was awarded the Billboard Grand LIA for Coca-Cola titled “Billboard Houses”.
Forsman & Bodenfors, Gothenburg was awarded the Verbal Identity Grand LIA for Volvo V90 Cross Country titled “The Get Away Car”.
FP7/CAI, Cairo was awarded the Branded Entertainment Grand LIA for Coke - Red titled “The Line Up Song”.
McCann Health India, Delhi was awarded the Health & Wellness Grand LIA for Ministry of Public Health, Afghanistan titled “The Immunity Charm”.
McCann Health India, Delhi was awarded the Pharmaceuticals Grand LIA for Ministry of Public Health, Afghanistan titled “The Immunity Charm”.
McCann New York, New York was awarded the Integration Grand LIA for State Street Global Advisors titled “Fearless Girl”.
McCann New York, New York was awarded the Non-Traditional Grand LIA for State Street Global Advisors titled “Fearless Girl”.
McCann New York, New York was awarded the Ambient Grand LIA for State Street Global Advisors titled “Fearless Girl”.
Ogilvy & Mather, Chicago was awarded the Design Grand LIA for Morton Salt titled “The One Moment”.
Philipp und Keuntje, Hamburg was awarded the Digital Grand LIA for RIMOWA titled “RIMOWA Electronic Tag”.
Scholz & Friends, Berlin was awarded the Poster Grand LIA for Der Tagesspiegel titled “Newspaper Stack - Trump”.
The Mill, Los Angeles was awarded the Music Video Grand LIA for JAY-Z titled “The Story of O.J.”.
The following companies were honored with the 2017 Of The Year Awards:
Network of the Year: BBDO
Health & Pharmaceutical Network of the Year: McCann Health
Agency of the Year: McCann New York
Production Company of the Year: AIRBAG, Melbourne
Post-Production Company of the Year: The Mill
Music & Sound Company of the Year: Factory, London
Health & Wellness Agency of the Year: McCann Health India, Delhi
Pharmaceutical Agency of the Year: McCann Health India, Delhi
The following companies were honored with the 2017 Regional Of The Year Awards for Asia:
Regional Network of the Year for Asia: Ogilvy & Mather
Regional Agency of the Year for Asia: Cheil Worldwide, Hong Kong
Regional Production Company of the Year for Asia: Tohokushinsha Film Corporation, Tokyo
Notes to the editor:
London International Awards (LIA) is a global festival honoring creativity and new ideas in Advertising, Production, Digital, Design, Health and Pharmaceuticals, Music & Sound, Technology and Branded Entertainment. The awards, founded in 1986 by President Barbara Levy, began by honoring advertising in the realms of Cinema, Television, Print and Radio, evolving since its inception into 19 unique media types. It was the first truly international advertising awards of its kind to acknowledge all media and methods from all over the world to be judged by a diverse global jury. Every member on each Jury Panel, including the Jury President, judges all entries, excluding their own work, in their respective media. Each Jury has the discretion to award a Grand LIA within the media they are judging.