The judges have done the hard yards sorting the wheat from the media chaff and the finalists of the CAANZ Media Awards have now been announced, with OMD and SparkPHD leading the pack on 20 nods each.
- Check out all the finalists here.
Naked (and various partners) earned ten spots, Ikon and DraftFCB, the big winner from last year
, managed seven, Total media had five, Starcom, Carat and ZenithOptimedia had four, Brandworld had two, and Postively Wellington Tourism and Mediacom had one apiece.
MSN New Zealand, FOUR, iSite Media, TVNZ and TVNZ U will be gunning for media brand of the year and the best sales proposal finalists are ACP Media and Total Media for NZ Sugar, NZ Magazines for the Girlfriend/Clearasil Faves Forever Awards, NZ Magazines for the The Vaseline 28 Day Challenge, MediaWorks TV and Spark for the X Factor and APN Digital for the Yellow Pages.