Epica has revealed the finalists for its special 30th international Epica Awards. Asia has scored 41 shortlists led by Cheil Kazakhstan with 9 shortlists for Samsung’s “Forgotten Things”, Names” and “Border Stamps”.
Japan follows with 8 shortlists lead by McCann Erickson with 3, Dentsu and TBWA/Hakuhodo with two each and Beacon/Leo Burnett with one.
The Philippines has 6 shortlists and Sri Lanka has four. Sri Lanka has four. Hong Kong, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, India and Singapore have two finalists each, whilst China and Indonesia have one each.
This is a very special year as it marks Epica’s 30th anniversary, with a full-day conference and an awards show in Amsterdam on November 17.