Lions in gold, silver and bronze will take pride of place on agency shelves in the country, as the Press and Design winners were announced on Wednesday at Cannes. Taproot India received a Gold and a Silver for its Conqueror Papers creatives. Agnello Dias, chairman and chief creative officer of TapRoot, said, “For our first year, it’s great news and my thanks to Paddy [Santosh Padhi] for making it happen.”
(Santosh Padhi (L) and Agnello Dias (R) with their award)
RMG Gurgaon won a Gold for its Fujifilm campaign.
(Senthil Kumar (L) and Colvyn Harris (R) with the RMG Gold)
Leo Burnett India won a silver for Tide and Bates 141 earned a bronze for its creative for Virgin Mobile titled “Lost and Found”. After winning a Silver in the Outdoor category, Muda DDB’s Bangalore Traffic Police earned them a Bronze in Print.
In the Design category, Publicis Communications’ work for themselves as an agency got a Gold, and Ogilvy & Mather’s design for India Post won a Bronze.
(Nakul Chopra (L) and Ashish Khazanchi (R) of Publicis Communications)
So far India has won 16 metals across Radio, Outdoor, Print, Media and Promo and Activation categories. The film shortlist will be released later today.