Epica Awards Announces 2022 Shortlist – Entries from Asia Rise

There was an increase in entries from Asia, notably Thailand, China, and India.

The Epica Awards has revealed the shortlist for its 2022 competition. “Reaching the shortlist is a fantastic achievement, so we would like to congratulate everyone who appears on it,” the awards show said in a release.

Over the past few days, a unique jury of editors and senior reporters has watched and analyzed over 3000 pieces of work. We would like to thank all the agencies, production companies and clients who took part. Every entry has been carefully appraised by the jurors, delivering valuable media exposure to all the entrants.

These finalists will go through to the grand jury, which votes online from November 23 to December 2. Gold and Grand Prix winners will be screened during a special online ceremony on December 8.

 
 

Silver and Bronze winners will be published on the Epica Awards website the next day, December 9.

Since 1987, the Epica Awards jury has been exclusively composed of editors and senior reporters from the world’s leading titles covering creativity and communications. They are supported by journalists from specialist fields such as post-production, VR, design, finance and luxury.

This year the Epica Awards received 3099 entries, a slight drop on last year explained by the absence of Russian agencies, which were banned from entering. The highest number of entries came from North America (400) followed by Ukraine (396), Germany (276), and France (158). There was an increase in entries from Asia, notably Thailand, China, and India. In terms of networks, McCann, Publicis and Accenture were particularly well represented, but independent entrants are ever more in the majority, making up over 55% of total entries this season.

 
 

Shortlisted from the Asia-Pacific

AUSTRALIA

Guilty with “Before Convenience” for BWS in Online & Mobile services

CHINA

Dans Digital with “CITYMARK CENTRE” for Shenzhen Citymark Holdings Co., Ltd. in Post Production & Visual Effects
McCann Worldgroup China with “The North Face City Compass” for The North Face in Fashion, Footwear & Personal Accessories
The Nine Shanghai with “Safely Feel The Real World” for Durex & Volvo in Vehicles, Automotive Services & Accessories
The Nine Shanghai with “Safely Feel The Real World” for Durex & Volvo in Animation

JAPAN

Dentsu with “LIFE PLATE” for EcoFlow in Events
DENTSU INC. with “SAVE GUNKANJIMA” for UNIVERSAL WORKERS in Graphic Design
McCANN JAPAN with “ALTER EGO” for Panasonic Corporation in Creative Technology
Spoon inc. with “Unveil” for Panasonic in Corporate Image
TBWA\HAKUHODO Inc. with “Intoxicating Sounds Posters” for Japan Philharmonic Orchestra in Advertising Photography (7 parts)
Wunderman Thompson Tokyo with “Incense of Memories” for Kameyama Inc. in Direct Marketing
Wunderman Thompson Tokyo with “Incense of Memories” for Kameyama Inc. in Product Design

INDIA

BBDO India with “See Equal #Share The Load” for Procter & Gamble India in Household Maintenance
BBDO India with “See Equal #ShareTheLoad” for Procter & Gamble India in Public Interest – Gender Equity
BBDO India with “See Equal #ShareTheLoad” for Procter & Gamble India in Online & Viral Films
Leo Burnett India with “The Missing Chapter” for Procter & Gamble in Health & Beauty
Leo Burnett India with “The Missing Chapter” for Procter & Gamble in Public Interest – Social
Leo Burnett India with “The Missing Chapter” for Procter & Gamble in Media Innovation – Traditional Media

THAILAND

audacity, bangkok with “The Truth” for Thai Rent A Car Holding Co.,Ltd. in Vehicles, Automotive Services & Accessories
audacity, bangkok with “The Truth” for Thai Rent A Car Holding Co.,Ltd. in Humour
BBDO Bangkok with “This Commercial Doesn’t Understand You At All” for Johnson & Johnson Consumer (Thailand) Ltd. in Health & Beauty
BBDO Bangkok with “The Experimental” for Thai Health Promotion Foundation in Public Interest – Health & Safety
BBDO Bangkok with “User Generated Action Scenes” for Netflix Thailand in Social Networks
Yell Advertising with “The Mos “QUIT”oes” for C.P. Consumer Products Company Limited in Online & Viral Films

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