U.K. CAPTURES TWO GRAND PRIZES AT PRESTIGIOUS
LONDON INTERNATIONAL AWARDS 2007
16 U.K. Advertising, Design and Digital Media Companies Win A Total of Nine Gold Statues, 29 Silver Statues
(London, November 12, 2007) – Two Grand Prizes were awarded to two London advertising agencies at the 2007 London International Awards, held at the Hippodrome this evening. Now in its 22nd year, the London International Awards honours excellence in Advertising, Design and Digital media.
DDB London won the Grand Prize in Poster & Outdoor for Marmite Squeezy “Sandals,” “Mullet,” and “Hairy Chest”. Fallon London was awarded the Grand Prize for Integrated Media with “Tate Tracks”. Only six Grand Prizes were awarded at the ceremony, chosen from a pool of 17,660 submissions.
In addition to the two Grand Prizes, 16 U.K. companies were also recognised for their superior entries to the 2007 London International Awards. 38 entries from the United Kingdom in the mediums of Design, Digital Media, Integrated Media, Package Design, Poster & Outdoor, Print, Radio and Television/Cinema were chosen as Gold and Silver Statue winners.
The 16 companies that won Gold and Silver Statues include: Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO, London - one Gold Statue in Television/Cinema, four Silver Statues in Television/Cinema, two Silver Statues in Print, one Silver Statue in Poster & Outdoor, one Silver Statue in Radio
NE6 Design Consultants Limited, Newcastle Upon Tyne won one Silver Statue in Design
Product/Service: Statex Colour Printers
Title: This Life
Ogilvy Group UK, London won one Gold Statue in Poster & Outdoor and one Silver Statue in Television/Cinema
Award/Medium: Gold / Poster & Outdoor
Product/Service: Department of Health
Award/Medium: Silver / TV/Cinema
Product/Service: ComfortTitle: “The Uncomfortable Life of Paul Jenkins”
Patricia Murphy Films won one Silver Statue in Television/Cinema
Title: “Burglar;” “Wardrobe;” “Cocktail;” “Handbag;” “Taylor”
Pearlfisher of London won one Silver Statue in Package Design
Product: Dr. Stuart’s Extraordinarily Good Teas
Red C of Manchester won one Silver Statue in Design
Product: Red C
Title: “Recycled Christmas Card”
Of the 17,660 submissions, only six percent (6%) reached Finalist status. Of those elite selections, 1.4% attained Silver status and only 0.5% were awarded Gold Statues. The vast number of submissions reflects the prestige and explosive growth of the London International Awards since its inception in 1986 when 2,600 submissions were considered.
“The U.K. has always and is still producing some very groundbreaking work, said Barbara Levy, President of London International Awards. "As an organization devoted to acknowledging creative endeavours, we feel privileged to highlight the tremendous talent that is consistently showcased by the U.K."
A complete list of finalists and winners can be viewed at London International Awards’ website, www.liaawards.com. To obtain high-resolution images, an FTP site is available. For further information, please contact Susan Weingram at (212) 843-8056 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Andrea Sioris at (212) 843-9368 or email@example.com.