Entry from Creativeland Asia in the running for Creative Effectiveness, Indian agencies draw a blank in Mobile Lions category
Jagadeesh Krishnamurthy does a cut-and-paste job to make it easy
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)
The Press Lions Grand Prix has been awarded to Almap BBDO Sao Paolo's campaign for Billboard magazine, but only after the jury's original choice was disqualified at the last minute for having entered the Awards previously. The jury first awarded the Press Lions Grand Prix to Ogilvy Mexico for its Scrabble campaign for Mattel.However, moments before last night's awards ceremony was due to take place, organisers disqualified the campaign after realising it was ineligible for the 2010 Festival because it had been entered before.
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