London International Awards: New Zealand takes home 13 Statues; Gold to DDB + Colenso BBDO

Fight For Territory.jpgLIA, one of the most prestigious Global award shows in Advertising, Digital, Technology driven work, Health & Pharma and Branded Entertainment, has 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.

New Zealand brought home 13 of the coveted LIA statues and attained 5 Finalists - 2 Gold, 6 Silver, and 5 Bronze.  In total 704 LIA statues, in addition to finalists, were awarded from 40 countries. The Gold Statues went to DDB NZ and Colenso BBDO.
DDB Group New Zealand sees great success, with a total of six Statues and two Finalists - Gold (1), Silver (2) and Bronze (3).

Rescam.jpg•    Gold - Poster - Innovative Use of Poster for Steinlager titled "Fight for Territory"
•    Silver - Poster - Beverages - Alcoholic for Steinlager titled "Fight for Territory"
•    Silver - The NEW - Creative Technology for Cyber Security titled "Re:scam"
•    Bronze - Digital - Public Service/Social Awareness for Cyber Security titled "Re:scam"
•    Bronze - Non-Traditional - NGO for Cyber Security titled "Re:scam"
•    Bronze - TV/Cinema/Online Film - Entertainment for Powerball titled "Armoured Truck"
•    Finalist - Digital - Innovative Use of Digital for Cyber Security titled "Re:scam"
•    Finalist - Production & Post-Production - Performance/Casting for Powerball titled "Armoured Truck"

Additional Winners and Finalists from New Zealand include (in alphabetical order):

Heinz-Geoff-thumb-300x167-285212.jpgAssembly, Auckland
•    Silver - Digital - Animation/Motion Graphics for Ministry of Education titled "Oat the Goat"
•    Silver - Production & Post-Production - CGI Animation for Heinz titled "Geoff"
•    Finalist - Digital - Art Direction for Ministry of Education titled "Oat the Goat"

PedigreeSelfieSTIX_DigiMobile_App_print3.jpgColenso BBDO, Auckland
•    Gold - The NEW - Creative Technology for Pedigree DentaStix titled "Pedigree SelfieSTIX"
•    Silver - Digital - Pet Products for Pedigree DentaStix titled "Pedigree SelfieSTIX"

Sweetshop, Auckland
•    Bronze - Production & Post-Production - Direction for Speight's titled "The Dance"
•    Finalist - Production & Post-Production - Performance/Casting for New Zealand Police titled "Worlds Most Successful Recruitment Video"

To view all the Winners and Finalists with media and full creative credits, visit https://www.liaentries.com/winners.

This year, twelve GRAND LIAs for the best of categories were awarded - see all of them here.
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 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
Global Client of the Year: Mars

The following companies were honored with the 2018 Regional Of The Year Awards for Australia & New Zealand:
Regional Network of the Year: Havas 
Regional Agency of the Year: Host/Havas, Sydney
Regional Production Company of the Year: FINCH
Regional Music & Sound Company of the Year: Rumble Studios, Sydney

VIEW ALL THE WINNERS HERE: 2018LIA_WinnersList_rev.xls

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