Clemenger BBDO’s Carlton Draught ‘Slow Mo’ and Leo Burnett’s Scope ‘See the person’ wins Gold at Film Lions + four Bronze Lions for OZ; Nike ‘Write the Future’ wins the Grand Prix


Thumbnail image for DANCING MAN.jpegScreen shot 2011-06-26 at 2.01.01 AM.jpgClemenger BBDO, Melbourne and Leo Burnett Melbourne both struck Gold at the Cannes Film Lions held tonight, two of only 14 Gold Lions awarded worldwide.

Clems won for Carlton Draught ‘Slow Mo’ while Leo’s scored for Scope ‘See the person’.

Australia scored four Bronze Lions: BWM Sydney won one for Selleys ‘3 in 1’; DDB Sydney for VW Passat ‘Change Rooms’, The Campaign Palace Sydney for Panasonic ‘No Expert’ and Publicis Mojo Sydney for Burn ‘Ride’.

For the kiwis, Colenso BBDO, Auckland won a Silver Lion for Levi’s ‘Rear View Girls’ and DDB New Zealand won a Bronze Lion for VW ‘Milk Run’.

Screen shot 2011-06-26 at 2.10.36 AM.jpgScreen shot 2011-06-26 at 2.16.58 AM.jpgThere were plenty of Aussie connections to the Film Lions tonight, including Aussie expat Eric Quennoy, joint ECD at Wieden + Kennedy Amsterdam, who collected the Grand Prix for Nike ‘Write the Future’ and a Gold Lion for Heineken ‘Entrance’ and Bronze Lion for Heineken ‘Date’.

Aussie expat Derek Green, ECD of Saatchi & Saatchi Switzerland and Aussie expat Lisa McLeod, who scored a Gold Lion for the Otrivin campaign.

Then there’s majority Aussie owned agency Droga5 New York, which won a Gold Lion for Puma ‘After Hours Athlete’.

And Aussie expat Leo Premutico, creative partner of Johannes Leonardo New York, who scored a Gold Lion for the Google Innovations campaign.

Of the 3,310 entries in the Film category, the jury, chaired by Tony Granger, Global Chief Creative Officer of Y&R, shortlisted 299 entries of which 14 were awarded Gold, 30 Silver and 57 Bronze Lions.