FINCH takes out Production Company of the Year title in Campaign Brief’s THE WORK 2019; At #2 in Asia-Pacific is Director’s Think Tank and at #3 are AIRBAG, Goodoil and Revolver/Will O’Rourke
Top Australasian production company FINCH is this year’s Production Company of Year in Campaign Brief’s THE WORK 2019 with 43 Acceptances. The company had an amazing 28 entries accepted into THE WORK 2019 and produced an additional 15 other Acceptances entered by various ad agencies around the region.
Creative highlights for FINCH this year include Project Revoice for ALS; Pedigree SelfieSTIX Duckface; Westpac “Frank”; and NZTA “Rats Tail” amongst others.
With offices in Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore, Director’s Think Tank (DTT) improved from last year’s #10 position to overall #2 in the Asia Pacific Production Company ranking. DTT had 13 Acceptances this year.
Three of Australia’s top production companies filled equal #3 position regionally with AIRBAG, Goodoil and Revolver/Will O’Rourke all involved in the creation of 12 Acceptances each.
In equal #6 position is Sweetshop, the Philippines-based Film Pabrika and Taiwanese production company Yuan Yuan Production – involved in the creation of 10 Acceptances each.
EXIT Films is ranked #9 this year with 9 Acceptances.
Rounding out the Top 10 is Photoplay/Playtime Films, Rabbit Content and Taxi Film Productions who were both involved in the creation of 8 Acceptances each.
With 7 Acceptances each are the Australian based Mighty Nice and Plaza Films.
Three companies are involved in the creation of 6 Acceptances – Innovate Films Taiwan, How’s Everything Philippines and Factory 01 Thailand.
Scoundrel Sydney, Blue Moon Films Taiwan, Phenomena Thailand and Hob Ho Hin Thailand were the production companies involved in 5 Acceptances each.
THE WORK is unique throughout the region in that only already award-winning ads and campaigns can be entered. This year 2,788 entries were received – up from 2,456 entries last year. The top countries for entries this year were – 496 entries from Australia, 476 entries from The Philippines, 402 from Taiwan, 366 from Thailand, 305 from China, 291 from New Zealand.
Now in its 17th year, THE WORK 2019 features the very best advertising of the year from Australia, New Zealand and Asia. Published by Campaign Brief, THE WORK is recognised as a true record of creativity for the entire region. To qualify for entry the ad or campaign must have already passed the test and been a finalist or winner at an international, regional or local awards show. Entries are open to all agencies, production companies, individuals and suppliers who are based in Asia, Australia and New Zealand.
TOP PRODUCTION COMPANIES IN THE WORK 2019
#1 FINCH Australia 43
#2 Director’s Think Tank Malaysia 13
#3 Airbag Australia 12
#3 Goodoil Sydney 12
#3 Revolver/Will O’Rourke Sydney 12
#6 Film Pabrika Manila 10
#6 Sweetshop New Zealand 10
#6 Yuan Yuan Production Taiwan 10
#9 Exit Films Australia 9
#9 Photoplay/Playtime Films Sydney 8
#11 Rabbit Content Sydney 8
#11 Taxi Film Production Brisbane 8
#13 Mighty Nice Sydney 7
#13 Plaza Films Sydney 7
#15 Innovate Films Taiwan 6
#15 How’s Everything Philippines 6
#15 Factory 01 Thailand 6
#18 Blue Moon Films Taiwan 5
#18 Flare Manila 5
#18 Hob Ho Hin Thailand 5
#18 Phenomena Thailand 5
#18 Scoundrel Sydney 5
#23 AOI Pro Tokyo 4
#23 Assembly Sydney 4
#23 Feature Works China 4
#23 Guilty Content Sydney 4
#23 Klack Film Bangkok 4
#23 Mothership Productions India 4
#23 Strawberry Films Sri Lanka 4
#23 TYO Inc. Tokyo 4
#23 Ya Ya Inc. Tokyo 4