The golden pickings were fairly slim at the AWARD awards, with just 12 handed out in total. And of the Kiwi agencies, it was Colenso BBDO on top again.
The winners of the 34th annual awards, which aim to celebrate of the most outstanding creative communications work in the Asia Pacific region, were announced last night in Sydney, with the awards show acting as the culmination of the three-day Circus festival of Commercial Creativity.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=apu7MvtVhbIColenso won a total of 13 awards, with two golds alongside Finch for Pedigree's Donation Glasses, five silvers and six bronzes shared between Pedigree Adoption Glasses, DB Export's the Wine is Over, the V Motion Project and Monteith's Sorry About the Twigs.
The only other Kiwi agencies with silvers were Barnes, Catmur and Friends for Hell's Pizza Roulette and String Theory for Good Books Metamorphosis.
DDB NZ took five bronzes for Instant Kiwi Alibi and McDonald's Staying up Late; DraftFCB took three bronzes for Pak 'n Save's Bleaarghhh and Meet the Meat of your Dreams; Publicis Mojo took two bronzes for Greenpeace's Oil on Canvas; Clemenger BBDO took two bronzes for Kiwirail and NZTA's Drug Driving; and Special Group won bronze for Gravity Coffee Run.
The Sweet Shop took bronze for Instant Kiwi Alibi, Finch added to its golds with bronzes for New World's New Day and NZTA's Flying Objects, Revolver/Will O'Rourke took seven bronzes for BNZ's Be Good With Money, and Host Sydney took silver and bronze for Air New Zealand's Kiwi Sceptics.
Ogilvy & Mather Advertising Shanghai was a four-time gold winner for its ‘Cokehands’ campaign, while George Patterson Y&R Melbourne also won two golds.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_GbHpqfv9isReceiving recognition for the ‘Beer Chase’ campaign in the film and video category, gold was presented to Clemenger BBDO Melbourne. The DDB Group Sydney also received gold in the print category for the ‘Park Assist Technology’ campaign, while Finch – 37 Degrees was awarded gold in creative innovation for its ‘37 Degrees Glasses’ innovation.
- See all the winners here