2018 Winners releases


31 October 2018

FP7/CAI Egypt Wins A Bronze Statue


(New York, 5th November 2018) LIA, one of the most prestigious Global award shows in Advertising, Digital, Technology driven work, Health & Pharma and Branded Entertainment, today announced the winners. The 33rd Annual London International Awards judging convened over a 10-day period. The Juries, drawn from the world’s most recognized talent and presided over by industry leaders, viewed and scored every entry within their medium, ensuring that all the work was judged equally.


FP7/CAI Cairo, which is part of McCann Worldgroup, was awarded the only Statue for Egypt. This win contributed to McCann Worldgroup being named LIA Global Network of the Year.


FP7/CAI Cairo was awarded a Bronze Statue in Branded Entertainment - Music Video for their client Orange titled “Now or Never”. They also attained Finalist status in TV/Cinema/Online Film - Utilities for the same piece of work.


“This is now the moment for Egyptian creativity. It is good to see emerging talent,” said Barbara Levy, President of LIA.


In total, 705 LIA statues, in addition to finalists, were awarded from 40 countries with the United States leading with 211 awards.


This year, twelve GRAND LIAs were awarded:

ANORAK Film, Berlin was awarded the Production & Post-Production Grand LIA for BMW Group MINI Brand Management titled “The Faith of a Few”

Area 23, An FCB Health Network Company, New York was awarded the Print Grand LIA for Change the Ref titled “Posts Into Letters”

Barking Owl, Los Angeles was awarded the Branded Entertainment Grand LIA for Montefiore Medical Center titled “Corazón”

Barking Owl, Los Angeles was awarded the Health & Wellness - Craft Grand LIA for Montefiore Medical Center titled “Corazón”

BBDO New York, New York was awarded the Integration Grand LIA for P&G / My Black is Beautiful campaign titled “The Talk”

DDB Chicago, Chicago was awarded the Non-Traditional Grand LIA for Skittles titled “Exclusive the Rainbow”

Host/Havas, Sydney was awarded the Design Grand LIA for Palau Pledge  

Host/Havas, Sydney was awarded the Ambient Grand LIA for Palau Pledge 

McCann London, London was awarded the Digital Grand LIA for Microsoft titled “Xbox Design Lab Originals: The Fanchise Model”

McCann New York, New York was awarded the Social Influencers Grand LIA for MGM Resorts International titled “Universal Love Songs”

Riff Raff Films, London was awarded the TV/Cinema/Online Film Grand LIA for Nike titled “Nothing Beats A Londoner”

Serviceplan Germany, Munich was awarded the Package Design Grand LIA for Beck's titled “Le Beck's: The Legendary Beer Can”


The following companies were honored with the 2018 Global Of The Year Awards:

Global Client of the Year:  Mars

Global Network of the Year:  McCann Worldgroup

Global Agency of the Year:  BBDO New York

Global Independent Agency of the Year:  Jung von Matt, Hamburg

Global Health & Wellness and Medical Network of the Year: FCB Health

Global Production Company of the Year:  MJZ

Global Post-Production Company of the Year:  The Mill

Global Music & Sound Company of the Year:  Rumble Studios, Sydney


The following companies were honored with the 2018 Regional Of The Year Awards for the Middle East and Africa:

Regional Network of the Year: Ogilvy South Africa

Regional Agency of the Year: Ogilvy Cape Town, Cape Town