Twenty nine of the over 800 shortlists at the London International Awards 2013 are from Indian entrants.
Nine of the Indian shortlists are in the Print category. Among shortlists are McCann Worldgroup’s work for Penguin Audiobooks, Taproot India’s ‘Famer Suicides’ for The Times of India and Ogilvy & Mather’s work for Philips LED Torches (Alley).
In the Poster category, the McCann campaign for Penguin Audiobooks (William Shakespeare, Mark Twain and Oscar Wilde) accounts for six of seven Indian shortlists. Ogilvy & Mather’s work on Philips features among shortlists here too.
There are six Indian entries in the race for metal in the Design competition. Besides Taproot India’s ‘Famer Suicides’, Ogilvy & Mather’s work for Philips LED Torch (Gorge, Forest, Alley) and McCann Worldgroup’s work for Penguin Audiobooks, DDB Mudra Group’s entry ‘Help Desk’ for Aarambh has been shortlisted. Also shortlisted in this category is Ogilvy & Mather’s work for WWF India (Panda, Hippo, Bear).
'Reflection of music - Installations' for Coke Studio, entered by Leo Burnett, is the lone Indian entry shortlisted in the Non-traditional category.
'Reflection of music - Installations'
Films in the fray
Two Indian films have been shortlisted in the TVC / Cinema / Online Film categories, accounting for six shortlists.
Lowe and Partners’ entry ‘Help a child reach five’ for Lifebuoy has been shortlisted in the Music and Sound category (original song), while Daniel Amanna (director) is in the race for metal in the Production / Post Production category.
Ramesh Deo Production’s entry ‘Parallel Journeys’ for client Nike has been shortlisted in the two sub-categories under film (original song, sound design; direction, editing). The agency behind the film is JWT India.
Winners will be announced on 4 November 2013.
View all the shortlisted entries here.