India ranks fifth in the list of countries that have sent the most number of entries to Cannes Lions 2010. Put together, Indian agencies have sent a total of 1076 entries, higher than last year's count of 982 entries.These entries are spread across Press (244), Film (58), Outdoor (266), Radio (35), Cyber (33), Direct (105), Media (98), Promo (103), Titanium (4), Design (89), PR (12), Film craft (29).USA leads the list with 3370 entries, followed by Brazil (2115), Germany (1891), UK (1680) and India.
Four entries from India have been selected to feature In-Book at the D&AD Awards 2010.These are one entry each from Ogilvy & Mather, Karigari Design Inc, Kritik and Bates141. In-Book work is considered the best work of the year and equivalent to a bronze award.The following work will be featured In-Book:O&M's entry 'Stamps' for Department of Posts in the Calendars category (Graphic Design jury)Karigari Design's 'Soap cards' for The Backpacker Company in the Stationery category (Graphic Design jury)
Santosh Padhi (pictured, right), chief creative officer and co-founder, Taproot India and Ashish Chakravarty (pictured, left), creative chief, McCann Erickson, Delhi have both been appointed as jury members for the Clio Awards 2010.The Clio Awards is one of the most respected advertising and design award show in the world. The judging process will take place in La Jolla, California in April.
Lowe India has announced the launch of its very own annual advertising awards show, ‘The True Show.’ Set to take place in Mumbai on July 31st, the event is intended to be a move towards recognizing some of the best work done within the agency. Given Lowe’s stand on award shows, perhaps the news does not come as a surprise.
Cannes is receiving many more entrants from developing economies – and some of them could be ready to give UK agencies a run for their money. Representatives of four overseas shops offer their global perspective of the festival. It’s sunny outside and there’s rosé wine to be drunk, but, Philip Thomas notes, "they’re not doing any of it".
Cannes Lions has announced the jury for the Young Lions Media competition, which will judge the work of 20 teams of young creative talent from around the world. The jury consists of Scott Neslund, president, CEO, North America - MindShare, Richard Beaven, CEO, Worldwide - Initiative New York, Luis Mergulhão, CEO, Portugal - Omnicom Media Group and Susannah Outfin, President - Carat Group.
Top news, insights and analysis every weekday
Sign up for Campaign Bulletins