Asia scores 14 finalists in LIA Production & Post-Production judging + 5 finalist in Music Videos

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Asia scores 14 finalists in LIA Production & Post-Production judging + 5 finalist in Music Videos

London International Awards (LIA) has announced the shortlists for Production & Post-Production and Music Video. Asia has picked up 14 finalists in Production & Post-Production led by Dentsu Inc., Tokyo with 3. In the Music Video category Asia has scored 5 finalist.


China is Asia’s strongest performing country in LIA’s Production & Post-Production category with 5 finalists. Tencent Shenzhen, Dans Digital Shenzhen, Final Frontier Shanghai, MATCH Shanghai and OPPO all picked up 1 finalist.

Dentsu Inc., Tokyo picked up 3 finalists with their Mori Building “Designing Tokyo” shortlisted twice.

From India Chrome Pictures, Mumbai picked up 2 finalists and dentsuMB, Gurgaon scored 1

Forsman&Bodenfors, Singapore, Leo Burnett Taiwan and Method and Madness, Singapore each picked up 1 shortlists.

In Music Vidio, Grass Jelly Studio, Taipei picked up 3 shortlists. Asia’s only 2 other shortlists went to Dentsu Craft Tokyo and MATCH, Shanghai who picked up 1 each.

There are a total of 159 shortlisted entries representing 22 countries in Production & Post-Production and Music Video.

In Production & Post-Production there are 133 entries shortlisted. The United States dominates with 33 entries shortlisted, followed by France with 21 and Germany with 16.

Music Video has 26 entries shortlisted. The United Kingdom leads with seven entries shortlisted, followed by Russia with five and France with four shortlsted entries.

Metz Bryan-Fasano, Production Leader / Co-Founder of Other London presided over this jury. Joining Metz in the virtual judging room were Jessica Apellaniz De Los Rios, Ogilvy Latam, Mexico City; István Bracsok, White Rabbit, Budapest; Jordana Freydberg, London Alley, Los Angeles; Oliver Fuselier, Great Guns USA, Los Angeles; Alberto Lopes, Vetor Zero, São Paulo; Vera Portz, Tempomedia Filmproduktion, Hamburg; Colin Renshaw, Alt.VFX, Sydney; Michael Ritchie, Revolver, Sydney; Hillary Rogers, Pulse Films, Los Angeles and Brittney Walker, Framestore, Culver City.

Winners for all media will be announced on 17th November.

View all Shortlisted entries released thus far with media and full creative credits


• Meat and Livestock Association “Make Lamb Not Walls” in Remote Production

Alt.VFX, Brisbane
• Adobe Premiere Pro “Fantastic Voyage” in Visual Effects
• Darrell Lea “Palm Oil Free” in Visual Effects
• Toyota “Heroes” in Visual Effects

ARC Edit, Sydney
• NZTA “Totally Compos Mentis” in Editing

Eight, Sydney
• Bumble “Girls Will Be Girls” in New Director

Fin Design + Effects, Sydney
• Hyundai “Hyundai, Tomorrow’s Car” in Visual Effects

FINCH, Paddington
• NRMA “Sleeper” in Cinematography

Revolver, Sydney
• Amazon “Before Alexa” in Direction
• Brawl Stars “Starr Park” in Direction
• Plenty “X-Mess” in Direction
• Plenty “X-Mess” in Performance/Casting
• Brawl Stars “Starr Park” in Production Design

The Editors, Sydney
• NZTA “Doors” in Editing

mortierbrigade, Brussels
• Equal Pay Day “Eternal Pregnancy” in Direction

Santería, São Paulo
• SporTV “Let Her Run” in Cinematography
• SporTV “Let Her Run” in Direction
• SporTV “Let Her Run” in Editing
• SporTV “Let Her Run” in Production Design

Vetor Zero / Lobo, São Paulo
• Chobani “Impact” in 2D and Stop Motion Animation

Outsider Editorial, Toronto
• Public Safety Canada “Uncontained” in Editing

Skin and Bones Film, Toronto
• YMCA “A World Without Y” in New Director
• YMCA “A World Without Y” in Production Design

Dans Digital, Shenzhen
• Qianhai “The Future of Qianhai” in Visual Effects

Final Frontier, Shanghai
• LUX “Born This Way” in 2D and Stop Motion Animation

MATCH, Shanghai
• Lenovo “All Powerful” in Cinematography

• FIND X3 Pro “Awaken Colour” in Visual Effects

Tencent, Shenzhen
• United Nations-2030 SDGs “The Penguin and The Whale” in 2D and Stop Motion Animation

Honeytrap Film, Copenhagen
• Unridden “Go Where You Feel Most Alive” in Cinematography
• Unridden “Go Where You Feel Most Alive” in Editing

Omar Hilal Creative, Cairo
• Tajawal Travel “Caged” in CGI Animation

BETC Paris, Paris
• Lacoste “Crocodile Inside” in Cinematography
• Lacoste “Crocodile Inside” in Direction
• Lacoste “Crocodile Inside” in Production Design
• Lacoste “Crocodile Inside” in Visual Effects

Henry, Paris
• Renault “1959” in Cinematography
• Renault “1959” in Production Design
• Canal + “The Big Set” in Performance/Casting
• Canal + “The Big Set” in Production Design

Jungler, Saint Denis La Plaine
• Face A l’Inceste “Two Monsters In My Story” in 2D and Stop Motion Animation
• Forbidden Stories “The Chase” in 2D and Stop Motion Animation

Mikros MPC, Paris
• France Télévision “SUMO – Olympics 2021” in 2D and Stop Motion Animation
• Vittel – Biodiversité “Squirrel”, “Ladybird”, “Bee” in CGI Animation Campaign

Publicis Conseil, Paris
• Face a L’inceste “Two Monsters In My Story” in 2D and Stop Motion Animation
• LICRA “Faces of Fear” in Visual Effects

Quad Stories / QUAD GROUP, Paris
• Keep Going Kid “Roger” in New Director

Wanda Productions, Saint Denis La Plaine
• Winamax “Anything For Your Mama” in Direction
• Winamax “Anything For Your Mama” in Editing
• Winamax “Anything For Your Mama” in Production Design
• Winamax “Anything For Your Mama” in Visual Effects

Wizz / Quad Group, Paris
• Hayward Magic “Hurdler” in 2D and Stop Motion Animation
• Expedia “Let’s Take a Trip”, “Trips Together UK”, “Trips Together US/Canada” in 2D and Stop Motion Animation Campaign

ANORAK Film, Berlin
• WhatsApp “Family Diary” in Direction
• WhatsApp “Family Diary” in Editing
• Zalando “Here to Stay” in Editing
• WhatsApp “Family Diary” in Performance/Casting
• Zalando “Here to Stay” in Performance/Casting

• Nike “New Girl – Play New” in Direction
• Unicef “Violence” in Direction
• Nike “New Girl – Play New” in Editing
• Unicef “Violence” in Editing
• Mercedes-Benz “Valet Guys” in Performance/Casting
• Unicef “Violence” in Performance/Casting

Fork Unstable Media, Hamburg
• RonaFlair® Functional Fillers “Microplastic Journey” in Cinematography
• RonaFlair® Funtional Fillers “Microplastic Journey” in Editing

Publicis Emil Germany, Berlin
• Mercedes-Benz AG “Mercedes-Benz and the Wind” in Cinematography

tempomedia, Hamburg
• BMW “The Small Escape” in Direction
• Edeka “Neighbor” in Performance/Casting

Chrome Pictures, Mumbai
• Dove “Dove #StopTheBeautyTest” in Direction
• Facebook “Pooja Didi” in Direction

dentsuMB, Gurgaon
• My Choices Foundatilon “Chotu Ka Childhood” in Performance/Casting

Publicis Italy, Milan
• Diesel “Francesca” in Cinematography
• Diesel “Francesca” in Direction
• Heineken “We’ll Meet Again” in Direction
• Diesel “Francesca” in Performance/Casting

Dentsu Inc., Tokyo
• Ryokuoushoku Shakai “Mela!” in 2D and Stop Motion Animation
• Mori Building “Designing Tokyo” in Direction
• Mori Building “Designing Tokyo” in Visual Effects

Ogilvy Mexico, Mexico City
• Cerveza Victoria “Icnocuícatl” in Cinematography
• Cerveza Victoria “Nuestra Tierra” in Direction
• Cerveza Victoria – Icnocuícatl “Grandfather”, “Grandmother”, “Nahuatl” in Direction Campaign
• Cerveza Victoria “Icnocuícatl” in Remote Production

RT Creative Lab, Moscow
• RT “Lessons of Auschwitz: VR Tribute By School Students” in Virtual Reality

Forsman&Bodenfors, Singapore
• Gojek “The Flow” in Production Design

Method and Madness, Singapore
• Greenpeace UK “Wasteminster – A Downing Street Disaster” in CGI Animation

FABLEfx, Stockholm
• PETA “Freedom” in CGI Animation

Goodbye Kansas Studios, Stockholm
• Assassin’s Creed Valhalla “Cinematic Commercial” in CGI Animation

CRK, Basel
• CURAVIVA “The Eventful Life of Rosemarie” in CGI Animation
• Renewable Energy “Four Friends” in CGI Animation

Wirz BBDO, Zurich
• Switzerland Tourism “No Drama” in Direction
• Switzerland Tourism “No Drama” in Performance/Casting

Leo Burnett Taiwan, Taipei
• McCafe “EP1 Prelude”, “EP2 The First Cup”, “EP3 The Second Cup”, “EP4 The Third Cup” in Direction Campaign

Barney Cokeliss, London
• Leica “Like the Night” in Cinematography

Black Kite Studios, London
• Swarovski “Wonderlab” in Visual Effects

Great Guns, London
• No More “Listening From Home” in Remote Production

MPC, London
• XBOX “Us Dreamers” in CGI Animation
• Burberry “Festive” in Visual Effects

Riff Raff Films, London
• Burberry “Festive” in Direction

Weber Shandwick, London
• Breast Cancer Now “A Love/Hate Relationship” in 2D and Stop Motion Animation

Amazon, Seattle
• Alexa “Alexa’s New Body” in Performance/Casting

Arts & Letters Creative Co., Richmond
• NBA on ESPN “It’s NBA on ESPN Time” in Editing

Chelsea Pictures, New York
• Bodyform/Libresse “#wombstories” in Direction

dentsuMB, New York
• American Express “Amex Business Card Chronicles – The Bunny” in Direction

Facebook, Menlo Park
• WhatsApp “Family Diary” in Direction
• WhatsApp “Family Diary” in Editing
• WhatsApp “Carnival – It’s Between You” in Performance/Casting
• WhatsApp “Family Diary” in Performance/Casting
• WhatsApp “Sunbeams” in Remote Production
• WhatsApp “Family Diary” in Remote Production

FRED & FARID Los Angeles, Los Angeles
• Roseau Bag “Il est cinq heures, Paris s’éveille” in Direction
• Fridays For Future “House On Fire” in Visual Effects

FRED & FARID New York, New York
• Rémy Martin 1738 Accord Royal “Team Up For Excellence – The Film” in Production Design

Leo Burnett Detroit, Detroit
• Cadillac “ScissorHandsFree” in Performance/Casting

Love Song, Los Angeles
• Facebook “Facebook x Skate Ghana” in Cinematography
• Lululemon “The Selfish Giant Anthem” in Cinematography
• Facebook “Facebook x Skate Ghana” in Direction
• Lululemon “The Selfish Giant Anthem” in Direction
• Facebook “Facebook x Skate Ghana” in New Director

McCann Health, New York
• Change The Ref “The Unfinished Votes” in Virtual Reality

Ogilvy, New York
• Change the Ref “Bring Back Lockdown” in Remote Production

RAKISH, Los Angeles
• Trombone Shorty Foundation “Rise and Shine” in New Director

Roof Studio, New York
• Insmed “Unbreakable” in CGI Animation

Saatchi & Saatchi, El Segundo
• Toyota “Upstream” in Cinematography
• Toyota “Upstream” in Direction
• Toyota “Upstream” in Editing

• Procter & Gamble “The Look” in Cinematography
• Procter & Gamble “The Look” in Direction
• Procter & Gamble “The Look” in Editing
• Procter & Gamble “The Look” in Performance/Casting

The Bloc, New York
• EmpowHer NY “Skindeep” in 2D and Stop Motion Animation
• EmpowHer NY “Skindeep” in Direction

VMLY&R, New York
• Hill’s Pet Nutrition “Moto A Love Story”, “Poochini A Love Story” in CGI Animation Campaign

WINGS The Agency, Caracas
• Fundaparkca “Grandfather”, “Grandmother” in New Director Body of Work Campaign

MUSIC VIDEO SHORTLIST 2021 (by country):

BRING, Sydney
• BENEE “KOOL” in Production Design

MATCH, Shanghai
• Yawei Yuan\Tia Ray “Be The Legend” in Visual Effects

MYND / Wanda Productions, Saint Denis La Plaine
• Camelphat “Hypercolour” in Cinematography
• MK “Chemical” in Cinematography
• MK “Chemical” in Direction
• MK “Chemical” in Visual Effects

David Gesslbauer, Berlin
• Sansara “We Will Become Better” in Editing

Dentsu Craft Tokyo, Tokyo
• Yakushima Treasure “Mogari-Bune/Higashi” in Visual Effects

Assembly, Auckland
• George Harrison “Isn’t It a Pity” in Animation

Daddy’s Film, Moscow
• Sansara “We Will Become Better” in Best Music Video
• Sansara “We Will Become Better” in Choreography
• Sansara “We Will Become Better” in Cinematography
• Sansara “We Will Become Better” in Direction
• Sansara “We Will Become Better” in Production Design

Grass Jelly Studio, Taipei
• Hebe Tien “One, After Another” in Best Music Video
• Hebe Tien “One, After Another” in Direction
• Hebe Tien “One, After Another” in Visual Effects

Great Guns, London
• Empathy Test “Monster” in Editing

Object & Animal, London
• Jorja Smith ft Popcaan “Come Over” in Animation
• FKA twigs, Headie One, Fred again “Don’t Judge Me” in Best Music Video
• Kelly Lee Owens ft. John Cale “Corner Of My Sky” in Best Music Video
• FKA twigs / Headie One “Don’t Judge Me” in Direction
• Kelly Lee Owens ft JJ Cale “Corner Of My Sky” in Direction

Partizan, London
• Dua Lipa ft. DaBaby “Levitating” in Production Design

Doomsday Entertainment, Los Angeles
• FKA twigs “Sad Day” in Direction

Titmouse, Los Angeles
• Run the Jewels “Yankee and the Brave (ep. 4)” in Animation

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