Colenso BBDO has taken home three Bronze Lions – two in the Film Craft category for 'I’m Drinking It For You' for DB Breweries with Sweetshop and Spark's spot 'Wedding' with Finch Sydney – and the third was for ‘Kupu’ for Spark in the Digital Craft category.
Local agencies were not awarded in Industry Craft Lions, Entertainment Lions, Entertainment Lions for Music and Entertainment Lions for Sport categories.
Following the announcements of further shortlists, several agencies are now in the running for Cannes Lions with Colenso BBDO Auckland announced in the Creative Strategy category, and VMLY&R and FCB both in the Direct category and Media Category. Tourism New Zealand and Augusto are up in the Social and Influencer Lions category for '#GetNZOnTheMap'.
Air New Zealand is also potentially up for a PR Lion for 'It’s the Nicest Christmas' by Host/Havas Sydney.