Creativeland Asia has had a great day at Cannes, with three shortlists: one for Parle Frooti, one for Medimix and a third for Hippo snacks.Taproot has two shortlisted pieces, both for Transasia.DDB Mudra has hopes with Pantaloon Retail Furniture Bazaar, Cancer Patients Aid Association and Bangalore Traffic Police.Bates 141 will look out for Staedtler Pens and Virgin Mobile.RMG Gurgaon had made an appearance with their entry for Fuji Film.O&M and BBDO India have won a metal each, opening India’s account at Cannes.
The final metal tally at the 2010 Creative Abbys is set to change with some new developments coming to light.It was decided at a meeting today to withdraw metals from four agencies after it was discovered that certain jury members voted for entries nominated from their own agencies participating in the Creative Abbys.The judging rules at the Abbys do not allow this. The names of the agencies and the number of metals to be withdrawn will be announced soon.Watch this space.
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