Cannes Lions 2012: India pick up a Silver and 3 Bronze Lions in Press

Leo Burnett wins Silver Lion; Ogilvy walks away with two Bronze Lions and BBDO India with one Bronze Lion

BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | June 21, 2012

Repeating last year’s performance, Indian agencies have bagged four Lions in the Press category at Cannes Lions 2012 – but it missed out again on Gold. However, this year the tally is 1 Silver and 3 Bronze against last year’s 2 Silver and 2 Bronze. India had 31 shortlists for Press Lions for which a total of 266 entries were submitted.

Leo Burnett has won a Silver Lion while Ogilvy has brought home 2 Bronze Lions home and BBDO India one Bronze Lion.

Leo Burnett bagged the Silver Lion for its print campaigns for Bajaj Electricals Exhaust Fans. The campaign had secured eight nominations in the Press category.


Chief Creative Officer: Kv Sridhar

Executive Creative Director: Nitesh Tiwari

Creative Director: Vikram Pandey

Copywriter: Vikram Pandey

Art Director: Brijesh Parmar

Photographer: Amol Jadhav

Account Supervisor: Sushma Singh/Adya Thakur

Advertiser’s Supervisor: Beena Koshy

Ogilvy & Mather Mumbai bagged a Bronze Lion for its campaign for Mentos Sour Marbles for Prefetti Van Mille India. The campaign had got three nominations.


Chief Creative Officer: Abhijit Avasthi/Rajiv Rao

Creative Director: Priti Arora

Copywriter: Tushar Pal

Art Director: Priti Arora/Deelip Khomane

Photographer: Raj Mistry

Illustrator & Typographer: Deelip Khomane

Account Supervisor: Antara Suri

Account Manager: Parul Madaan/Mithila Manhas

Ogilvy picked up a second Bronze Lion for the Refrigerator/Drawers/Sofa campaigns for Mattel Toys. This campaign too got three shortlists.


Chief Creative Officer: Abhijit Avasthi/Rajiv Rao

Executive Creative Director & Copywriter: Sukesh Kumar Nayak

Art Director: Vinit Sanghvi/Pratheeb Ravi/Swaroop Sankar

Photographer: Studio 31

Account Supervisor: Kankana Ghosh/Devasmita Halder

Advertiser’s Supervisor: Rahul Bhowmik

Account Manager: Ajay Mehta

BBDO India won the Bronze Lion for AK-47/Nuclear Reactor campaign for White Collar Hippies.


Chief Creative Officer: Josy Paul

Executive Creative Director: Rajdeepak Das

Creative Director: Sandeep Sawant/Josy Paul/Rajdeepak Das

Copywriter: Yohan Daver/Josy Paul/Rajdeepak Das/Sandeep Sawant

Art Director: Sandeep Sawant/Rajdeepak Das/Yohan Daver/Josy Paul

Account Manager: Keegan D’mello


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