Six Kiwi entries have been shortlisted for Media Lions at Cannes, and FCB leads the Kiwi charge with three nominations. Colenso BBDO and Starcom NZ follow close behind with two nominations for their work on the 'Smartphone Line' for Samsung, while DDB NZ and OMD round off the Kiwi contingent with a nomination for the 'Animal Strike' campaign for Paw Justice.
FCB's strong showing in this category will come as little surprise to Kiwis, following the agency's impressive haul at the recent Beacon Awards.
Shortlisted entries from New Zealand:
FCB: 'Bank Job campaign for Brothers in Arms
FCB:'The Bottled Walkman' campaign for Sony
FCB: 'Food Photos Save Lives' campaign for UNICEF
Colenso BBDO amd Starcom NZ: 'The Smart Phone Line' for Samsung (two nominations: other consumer goods and use of integrated media categories)
DDB NZ and OMD Auckland: 'Animal Strike' for Paw Justice