McCann scores Grand Prix for Metro Trains + Havas Worldwide Australia wins two Gold + two Silver for multiple campaigns at Ad Stars 2013

AdStarsGrandPrix CB.jpgNow in its sixth year, Ad Stars, the festival that shares diverse creative solutions from around the world, has just announced the winners for 2013.

This year a record total of 12,079 entries were received from 59 countries for the show held in Busan, South Korea. The awards hand out Fundawear APP 3.jpgonly one Gold, Silver and Bronze in each category and this year McCann Melbourne has scooped up one of 16 Grand Prix for Metro Train's 'Dumb Ways To Die', while Havas Worldwide Sydney scored two Gold and two Silver.

Other Australian agencies bringing home awards include SHEDcsc, Perth which won a Silver, The Sweet Shop which won Gold, Alt.vfx picked up one Gold and one Silver and Fin Design + Effects won a Bronze.
Australian winners:
Grand Prix: Metro Trains, Dumb Ways To Die, McCann Melbourne.
Gold: Durex Fundawear, Havas Australia.
Gold: Virgin Australia, Fair Go Bro, Havas Australia and One Green Bean.
Silver: Durex Fundawear, Havas Australia and Frank.
Silver: Save our Sons and The Duchenne Foundations, 'The Most Powerful Arm', in collaboration with Red, Reactive and Finch.
Silver: Attix Roof Space, SHEDcsc.
Gold: Carlton, Beer Chase, The Sweet Shop.
Gold: Diageo, Where Flavour is King, Alt.vfx.
Silver: Foxtel, Seeing is Believing, Alt.vfx.
Bronze: New Zealand Transport Agency, NZTA Flying Objects, Fin Design + Effects.
Says Steve Coll, executive creattive director of Havas Worldwide Sydney: "It's pleasing to see the agency continue to win in non-traditional categories. I am particularly happy to win Gold for Innovation with 'Durex Fundawear', on the back of Silver in PR at Cannes. It took a massive effort to develop the Fundawear product with bespoke technology to the beta-prototype stage for our Durex client, and it was a wonderful collaboration with the team at Snepo."

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