2018 Winners releases

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INDIA TAKES HOME NINE STATUES AT 2018 LONDON INTERNATIONAL AWARDS

31 October 2018

(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.

 

India brought home nine of the coveted LIA statues - 4 Silver, 5 Bronze and attained 2 Finalists. In total 705 LIA statues, in addition to finalists, were awarded from 40 countries.

 

“Indian advertising is really moving forward.  We saw that in this year’s Winners’ tally when they shone in the Digital and The NEW,” said Barbara Levy, President of LIA.

 

Cheil Worldwide India, Gurugram sees great success, with a Silver and two Bronze statues awarded to the “The Good Vibes Project”. Two different juries awarded all the metal for the same piece of work:

 

  • Silver - Digital - Innovative Use of Digital for Good Vibes App titled “The Good Vibes Project”
  • Bronze - Digital - Apps for Good Vibes App titled “The Good Vibes Project”
  • Bronze - The NEW - Creative Technology for Good Vibes App titled “The Good Vibes Project”

 

S M Talha Nazim, Senior ECD at INNOCEAN Worldwide, New Delhi and LIA Non-Traditional Juror, stated “An award is as good as its jury. What I loved about the non-traditional jury, and LIA in general, was the calibre and the diversity. This helped us understand the cultural nuances and handpick the very bravest of the brave work from across the world."

 

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

FCBIndia Group, Gurugram

  • Silver - Non-Traditional - Corporate Image for The Times of India titled “Sindoor Khela - No Conditions Apply”
  • Bronze - Integration - Public Service/Social Awareness for The Times of India titled “Sindoor Khela - No Conditions Apply”
  • Finalist - Integration - Business-to-Consumer for The Times of India titled “Sindoor Khela - No Conditions Apply”

Open Strategy & Design, Mumbai

  • Finalist - Design - Brochures/Catalogues - Business-to-Business for Botanical Gardens titled “Growing Gardens: Public Space & Conservation”

TBWA India, Mumbai

  • Silver - Design - Innovative Use of Design for Eye Language Guide titled “Blink To Speak”
  • Silver - Medical - Innovation for Eye Language Guide titled “Blink To Speak”

WATConsult, Mumbai

  • Bronze - Digital - Gaming for Project Nanhi Kali - Mahindra Rise titled “#PowerlessQueen”
  • Bronze - Digital - Public Service/Social Awareness for Project Nanhi Kali - Mahindra Rise titled “#PowerlessQueen”

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

 

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 Asia:

Regional Network of the Year for Asia: Dentsu

Regional Agency of the Year for Asia: Dentsu Inc., Tokyo

Regional Production Company of the Year for Asia: Illusion, Bangkok