Film double gold improve Australia’s poor Lions haul

Australia had a solid finish to the Cannes Lions with two golds and four bronzes in the Film Lions and two bronzes in the Film Craft Lions.

Carlton Draught’s Slo Mo – by Clemenger BBDO – won one of the film gold lions. The direction of Plaza Films’ Paul Middleditch also won the campaign a bronze in the Film Craft Lions.

The other gold Film Lion went to Leo Burnett for its Scope disability awareness campaign.

The trophies were presented early on Sunday morning, Australian time.

Meanwhile, production house The Sweet Shop, in Auckland, had a hand in a Gold Lion won by Saatchi & Saatchi Switzerland for Trivin nasal spray.

The Sweetshop was also the production house for a bronze film lion won by DDB Sydney for VW Change Rooms

And Campaign Palace Sydney won bronze for “No expert” for the Panasonic G2 digital camera.

The other film craft lion went to Exit Films for “Ride” for Burn energy drink. It also won Publicis Mojo Sydney a bronze in the Films Lions.

A Film bronze also went to BWM for its Selleys3-in-one ad featuring a housewife flirting with a tradie.

The winner of the film grand prix was Nike’s Rewrite The Future by Wieden + Kennedy Amsterdam.

The grand prix winner in film craft was Droga 5 New York with “After hours athlete” for Puma.

The ad was also a gold winner in the film category.


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