Brazil, Peru and Australia awarded Grand Prix in Media, Mobile and Outdoor categories
BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | June 18, 2014
The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has just finished its second night of awards yesterday, which saw the winners of the Mobile, Media and Outdoor Lions categories announced.
Peru has won its first ever Grand Prix. Awarded in the Media category, McCann Lima took the accolade for their work for The Coca-Cola Company, â€˜Happy IDâ€™. The jury, led by Matt Seiler, Global CEO, IPG Mediabrands, who viewed 3,127 entries in total, went on to shortlist 227 entries and award 13 Gold, 24 Silver and 54 Bronze trophies.
The Media Network of the Year, awarded to the media agency network that obtains the highest score for entries in the Media Lions section, was presented to Starcom MediaVest. PHD Worldwide came second and OMD Worldwide third.
In the Mobile category, FCB Brasil, SÃ£o Paulo, took the top prize. They were awarded the Grand Prix for â€˜Protection Adâ€™, their entry for Nivea. The mobile jury, chaired by Jaime Robinson, Executive Creative Director, Pereira & Oâ€™Dell arrived at a shortlist of 116 from an initial 1,187 entries. They chose to give present 11 Gold, 18 Silver and 24 Bronze Lions.
In the Outdoor category, the jury, presided by Jose Miguel Sokoloff, President, Lowe Global Creative Council and CCO Lowe SSP3 Colombia, looked at 5,660 campaigns and shortlisted 501. Whybin\TBWA Group Melbourne took home the Grand Prix for â€˜ANZ GayTMsâ€™ created for ANZ. Elsewhere in the category, 18 Gold, 40 Silver and 70 Bronze trophies were also awarded.
Media Person of the Year: Richard Plepler, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of HBO, was present to accept this yearâ€™s Media Person of the Year Award in recognition of his management of the worldâ€™s most successful pay-TV service, which has seen him creating highly acclaimed and award-winning shows, including True Blood, Game of Thrones and True Detective, boosting audiences around the world and establishing a widespread and active international fan base.