TBWA\NZ, Clemenger BBDO Wellington, Special Group and DDB Sydney through to Little Black Book’s Immortal Awards global round of judging

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TBWA\NZ, Clemenger BBDO Wellington, Special Group and DDB Sydney through to Little Black Book’s Immortal Awards global round of judging

The Immortal Awards unveils the four projects that have received Finalist status in the first-ever Asia Pacific competition, sending them through to the final, global round of judging in November.


The Asia Pacific jury discussed, debated and deliberated over the 35 project shortlist to decide which projects, if any, would represent the region in the global judging session in November.

The four projects that the jury selected as Finalists will now compete against the Finalists from the remaining four regions for Immortal and Commendation status, including the seven projects that each of the LATAM, North American and MEA juries awarded Finalist status to.

The Immortal Awards 2020 Asia Pacific Finalists

Brand – Project (Entrant Company, Country)

ANZ Bank – Mr Humfreez (TBWANew Zealand, New Zealand)
NZ Transport Agency – Belted Survivors (Clemenger BBDO Wellington, New Zealand)
Red Cross Australia – The Burnt Christmas Tree (DDB Sydney, Australia)
Uber Eats – Australian Open Ambush (The Special Group, Australia)

A hand-picked global jury, composed of jurors from each regional jury, will be deciding which projects may be awarded Immortal or Commendation status in the final round of judging.

Says Paul Monan, Awards director: “This jury may well have been our toughest yet, scrutinising each and every project to ensure that they were only awarding Finalist status to the work that would best represent the region on a global stage. A massive congratulations to the four entrants that have got this far and, of course, good luck against the work from the remaining regions.”

Entries into this year’s Immortal Awards were up 50% globally, with entries received from 52 countries.

Those on the first-ever Asia Pacific jury are Joakim Borgström, worldwide chief creative officer of BBH, Tara Ford, chief creative officer of DDB Sydney, Paul Chan, chief creative officer of Cheil Hong Kong, Abi Aquino, chief creative officer of MullenLowe Philippines, Tony Liu, chairman and chief creative officer of M&C Saatchi aeiou, Keegan Pinto, national creative director of FCBUlka, and Barry Greaves, creative director of MPC Shanghai.

The global round of judging will take place on Friday 20th November, with the winners being announced the week commencing the 30th November.

LBB member agencies In Australasia
Akcelo, Akkomplice Melbourne, AnalogFolk, AZK Media, Bashful, Bear Meets Eagle on Fire, BMF, Bounce Creative, BWM Dentsu Melbourne, BWM Dentsu Sydney, Catfish, Channel T, CHE Proximity, Clemenger BBDO Sydney, Clemenger BBDO Melbourne, Clemenger BBDO Wellington, Colenso BBDO, The Communications Council, The Core Agency, Cox Inall Change, Cypha Digital, DDB Melbourne, DDB Sydney, Deloitte Digital Melbourne, Edge, Emotive, Enigma, FCB New Zealand, Federation Auckland, Fenton Stephens, Frank Digital, The Hallway, Hardhat, Host/Havas, Ikon, Innocean, Isobar, Leo Burnett Melbourne, Leo Burnett Sydney, Magnum Opus Partners, M&C Saatchi, McCann Melbourne, McCann Sydney, The Monkeys Sydney, The Monkeys Melbourne, MusicBrief, Ogilvy Sydney, Orchard, Paper Moose, Reborn, Re Sydney, R/GA APAC, The Royals, Rumbletown, Saatchi & Saatchi Sydney, Saatchi & Saatchi Melbourne, Saatchi & Saatchi New Zealand, SDWM, 72andSunny, Showpony Adelaide, The Source, Special Group Auckland, Special Group Sydney, Spinach, Taboo, 303 MullenLowe Sydney, Thinkerbell, Town Square, TBWA Melbourne, TBWA Sydney, TBWA New Zealand, UnDigital, VCCP Sydney, We Are Social, The Works, Wunderman Thompson Sydney.

LBB member production companies In Australasia
AIRBAG, Alt.VFX, ARC EDIT, Clockwork Films, Collider, Curious, Cutting Edge, Eardrum, The Editors, Exit Films, Fiction, Filmgraphics, Fin Design + Effects, Final Sound, FINCH, Flying Fish, Good Oil, Heckler, Jumbla, Limehouse, Motion Sickness, Passion Pictures, Photoplay, Plaza Films, The Producers, Resn, Revolver/Will O’Rourke, Rumble Studios, Scoundrel, Sedona Productions, Sherpa, Skyhouse Studios, Sweetshop, Taxi, Uncanny Valley, Unlisted, Winifred.

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