The finalists for the 42nd AWARD Awards have been announced today across all categories. Top performers from Asia where Tencent China with 8 finalists, TBWA\HAKUHODO with 5 finalists, TBWA\Thailand with 5 finalist.
A full list of finalists can be accessed here. The 30 finalist from Asia are listed below:
Advertising – Tencent China 2, TBWA\Thailand 2, GIGIL Philippines 2, TBWA\HAKUHODO 1, Edelman Singapore 1 and Wolf BKK Thailand 1
Design – TBWA\HAKUHODO 2 and Tencent China 1
Craft – Tencent China 4, TBWA\Thailand 3, DDB Group Hong Kong 2, TBWA\Santiago Mangada Puno 1, Wolf BKK Thailand 1, TBWA\HAKUHODO 1 and Edelman Singapore 1
Film & Entertainment – ADK Taiwan 1, GIGIL Philippines 1 and TBWA\HAKUHODO 1
Media – TBWA\Santiago Mangada Puno 1 and Tencent China 1
The AWARD Awards ceremony will take place virtually via a live-stream on Friday 21 May 2021 3pm (AEST). Register to stream it here.
AWARD will also be holding a three day creative festival in the second half of 2021 which, among other things, will celebrate and highlight the winners at an in-person cocktail function. More details will be announced soon.
Special Awards will be announced at the festival.
Chairs for the Juries are:
Digital – Claudia Cristovao, Google, APAC
Press, Poster and The Dark Arts – Mandie van der Merwe, M&C Saatchi
Media Thinking – Tom Martin, Special Group
Impact – Samira Ansari, FCB, NY
Design – Jamie Mitchell, M35
Culture – Lauren Costa, JOAN Creative, NY
Sound – Justine Armour, Grey, NY
Film – Laura Petruccelli, Goodby Silverstein & Partners, San Fran
Craft in Motion – Kim Gehrig, Revolver / Somesuch, LA
Life-Changing – Genevieve Hoey, Freelance
APG Creative Strategy & Brand Building – Chrissy Blackburn, West 82nd
A full list of judges can be found here.
AWARD is sponsored by Adstream, Alt.vfx, Campaign Brief, Google, Stellar Entertainment, and The Editors.