From: London International Awards
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Dutch COMPANIES win a total of 6 Statues
W+K Amsterdam leads with a Gold and two Bronze Statues AT THE
25TH Annual LONDON INTERNATIONAL AWARDS
(London, 8 November 2010) The 25th LIA judging was held at the Wynn/Encore Hotel in Las Vegas, convening over a ten-day period. 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.
This year, four companies in the Netherlands were recognised for their superior entries winning a total of six Statues at the 2010 London International Awards.
W+K Amsterdam won the only Gold Statue for the Netherlands. They also won two Bronze Statues:
• Gold - Television/Cinema/Online Film - Apparel for Nike “Write The Future Campaign”.
• Bronze - Print - Consumer Campaign for Nike “Ribery”, “Rooney”, “Drogba”, “Cannavaro”, “Robinho” and
• Bronze - Poster – Campaign for Nike “Ribery”, “Rooney”, “Drogba”, “Cannavaro”, “Robinho” and “Ronaldo”
Grey Amsterdam win a Silver Statue
• Print - Consumer Campaign for Pink Ribbon Magazine "Hero", "Young" and "Old"
180 Amsterdam was awarded a Bronze Statue
• Digital – Sports for adidas International "The Match Tracker"
MassiveMusic Amsterdam was awarded a Bronze Statue
• Television/ Cinema/Online Film - Music Adaptation for Nike “Write The Future”
The following have attained Finalist status:
• Ogilvy Amsterdam for Television/Cinema/Online Film - Music Original
• Blast Radius Amsterdam for Digital – Sound Design
“This year companies in the Netherlands have shown their excellent creative talents across all media.” remarked Barbara Levy, President of LIA. “Even though 2010 has showed a marked decrease in overall Statues awarded worldwide, the Netherlands has shown a tremendous increase in the number of statues won.”
This year for the first time, LIA is honouring the Network of the Year, Agency of the Year and Production Company of the Year. These winners were decided based on the outstanding work chosen by the Juries across all media. The following is the Point System used to determine each honour:
Grand LIA = 5 points
Gold LIA = 4 points
Silver LIA = 3 points
Bronze LIA = 2 points
Finalist = 1 point
Network of the Year is Y&R
Agency of the Year is RCKR/Y&R, London
Production Company of the Year is MJZ
Of the 13,562 submissions, from 79 countries, only four percent (4%) attained Shortlist status. Of those elite selections, only 0.6% won Gold Statues; 0.87% Silver Statues; 1.12% Bronze Statues and 1.33% Finalist. 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.
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.
To Access the Press site: http://www.liaentries.com/press/
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This year marks LIA's 25th anniversary, a milestone in the life of any organisation, and a tribute to the many who have contributed to its success. As an awards show, LIA has established itself throughout its 25-year history. as a revolutionary global leader honouring creativity and new ideas in Advertising, Design and Digital media.