SINGAPORE, September 29, 2014 - JWT took home a total of 19 awards from Spikes Asia on Friday night, including three Gold, six Silver and ten Bronze medals, on campaigns created for a wide range of categories and clients.
JWT Bangalore’s ‘Make Every Yard Count’ for Nike picked up two Gold medals, in Film and Film Craft, two Silvers in Film craft and four Bronze medals in Promo & Activation and Branded Content. This electrifying film, which also won eight medals at Cannes, is India’s most awarded campaign this year. JWT Mumbai’s “House/Antique/Music Store’ for Godrej Security Solutions also won a Bronze in Outdoor.
JWT Sydney won a Gold and a Bronze in Branded Content & Entertainment – and a Silver in Film - for the “I Touch Myself Project”, for the NSW Cancer Council. This powerful campaign transformed the late Chrissy Amphlett's hit 'I Touch Myself', a song about female sexuality, into a breast cancer anthem to inspire a new generation of women to touch themselves for early cancer detection. Sydney won another two Silver medals in Healthcare for “I Touch Myself”, and for “Bridge/Cable Car” for J&J’s Banlice.
JWT Shanghai also fared well, bringing home a Silver in Print & a Bronze in Outdoor, for Samsonite “Robot/Bear”, as well as a Bronze in Print & a Bronze in Outdoor, for “Gatsby/King Kong” for Denon.
JWT Jakarta won a Bronze in Design for “Lighten up”, for Leuch Tech.
JWT had a total of 39 shortlists at Spikes from agencies across North, South and Southeast Asia.
“Well done to the team, and congratulations. But we shouldn’t stop here, we should keep pushing ourselves to deliver more great work for our clients,” said Lo Sheung Yan, Chairman of both the JWT Worldwide and APAC Creative Councils.
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Asia Pacific Director of Corporate Communications