25th October 2012
From: London International Awards
Contact: Rebecca Morgan: firstname.lastname@example.org
EMBARGOED UNTIL MONDAY, 5th Nov 2012, 10:00 GMT
VOLONTAIRE, Stockholm wins a Gold and a Bronze LIA at the
27th Annual London International Awards
(London, 5th November 2012) The 27th Annual LIA Judging Session was held at the Wynn/Encore Hotel in Las Vegas, convening over a ten-day period with the addition of seminars and one-on-one ’Creative Conversations’.
The juries, led by their respective Jury Presidents, viewed and scored every entry within their medium ensuring that all the work was judged equally. They concluded with final discussions to determine Grand LIAs, Statue Winners and Finalists. Grand LIAs are chosen from the Golds, within their respective media. It is not mandatory for a Jury to select a Grand LIA.
Barbara Levy, President of LIA stated, “This year’s Juries worked diligently, sometimes late into the night to be sure all entries were given their due consideration. The results reflect the Juries’ lengthy discussions and sometimes heated debates. With judging running simultaneously with the ‘Creative Conversations’ for over 60 individually selected, Young Creatives from around the world there was much going on and the vibe was phenomenal.”
VOLONTAIRE, Stockholm wins a Gold in The NEW and a Bronze in Digital – Use of Social Media for @Sweden titled “Curators Of Sweden”.
Other winning companies from Sweden include:
Silver in Digital – Games for Ubisoft Just Dance 3 titled “Autodance”
Silver in Digital – Mobile Apps for Ubisoft Just Dance 3 titled “Autodance”
Forsman & Bodenfors, Gothenburg
Silver in Digital – Apps/Products for Tram Sightseeing App
Bronze in Digital – Mobile Apps for Tram Sightseeing App
The Chimney Pot, Stockholm
- Silver in TV/Cinema/Online Film - Production | Post-Production – Visual Effects for SCA-Libero titled “Climbing”
Åkestam Holst, Stockholm
Bronze in Digital – Weird Wonderful Website for Pause Home Entertainment titled “The Heist”
Bronze in Digital – Weird Wonderful Work for Pepsi titled “The Sound of Football”
They also attained Finalist status in The NEW for Pepsi “The Sound of Football”.
North Kingdom, Stockholm
- Bronze in Digital – Apparel for Only Jeans titled “The Liberation”
They also attained Finalist status in Digital – Visual Design for Only Jeans titled “The Liberation”.
DDB Stockholm, Stockholm
- Bronze in Integrated Campaign for Volkswagen Sweden titled “The Winter Adjusted Bear”
There were a total of five Grand LIAs awarded worldwide this year:
CP+B, Boulder has been awarded Grand LIA in Integrated Campaign for American Express titled “Small Business Gets an Official Day”.
R/GA, New York has been awarded Grand LIA in Non-Traditional for Nike titled “Nike+ Fueland”.
BETC, Paris has been awarded Grand LIA in TV/Cinema/Online Film for Canal+ titled “The Bear”.
Creative Artists Agency, Los Angeles and Duotone Audio Group, New York were both awarded Grand LIAs in TV/Cinema/Online Film - Music for Chipotle titled “Back to the Start”.
serviceplan, Munich has been awarded the Grand LIA in Radio for Voluntary Humanitarian Organisation titled “Radio Ghosts”.
LIA has awarded Network of the Year, Agency of the Year, Production Company of the Year and Post-Production Company of the Year. These winners were decided based on the outstanding work chosen by the Juries across all media.
AGENCY OF THE YEAR: R/GA, New York
NETWORK OF THE YEAR: BBDO
PRODUCTION COMPANY OF THE YEAR: Soixante Quinze, Paris
POST-PRODUCTION COMPANY OF THE YEAR: The Mill
In 2012, a total of 15,418 entries were received from 76 countries.
The vast number of submissions reflects the prestige and explosive growth of the London International Awards since its inception in 1986 when only 2,600 submissions were entered.
All Winning Work, Creative Credits, Press Releases and LIA Statue images can be accessed on the London International Awards Press site. High-resolution images of Winners and Finalists can be downloaded from this site.
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