ANDY Awards: Leo Burnett Sydney scores two Gold + one Bronze; McCann Melbourne scores one Gold and Havas Sydney scores one Silver

-1.jpgOver the weekend, Leo Burnett Sydney has been awarded two Golds and one Bronze at the 50th annual ANDY Awards. As well as this, for the fifth consecutive year, Leo Burnett Worldwide was the most awarded network at the awards taking home 10 wins, aside from receiving the top honours.

Other Australian agencies bringing home awards include McCann Melbourne which scored a Gold Award for its Dumb Ways To Die app in Public Service and Havas Worldwide Sydney with a Silver Award for its Durex 'Fundawear' experiment in Creative Technology.
One of the most highly respected awards shows for creative excellence in advertising, the International ANDY Awards is renowned for attracting fierce competition from the best in the world all vying for a coveted ANDY.
 
With a platform positioned on bravery, this year's ANDY Awards celebrated bold, courageous and inventive cases of bravery in the industry today and over the past five decades. In 2014, the ANDY Awards particularly recognised noteworthy talent who are at the forefront of digital and technology, and at the helm of the advertising business.
 
Leo Burnett Sydney's 2014 ANDY Awards wins include two Gold Awards for Coca-Cola Small World Machines in Out of Home Beverages - Non Alcohol and Creative/Technology/Interactive as well as a Bronze for its Small Faces campaign for Coca-Cola in Outdoor.
 
Says Andy DiLallo, chief creative officer at Leo Burnett Sydney: "To have brought home three ANDY'S is fantastic and along with our strong results at ADFEST and D&AD, it has been an exciting start to the year. I am exceptionally proud of the entire team for their contribution to that."
 
Says Mark Tutssel, chief creative officer, Leo Burnett Worldwide: "The ANDY Awards is the worlds toughest international advertising show. With 50 years of prestige and creative excellence, being named 'Network of the Year' for the fifth consecutive year is very gratifying. I'm remarkably proud of our network's commitment to bold and audacious creativity."
 
Renowned for its outstanding jury comprised of internationally recognised creative directors, the ANDY Awards recognise single and campaign executions, distinguished by product, service or technique category. The goal of the competition is to honour creativity in advertising throughout the world, recognise the contributions of individuals and companies who create the work and encourage raising the standards of craftsmanship in the industry.

Each year, the ANDY Jury selects one piece of work that is deemed to be the absolute best in show, the single representative of all the work entered in the show that year. This is the GRANDY. The GRANDY Award and the $50,000 prize is awarded to the most brilliant work of the year. This year's GRANDY Award went to Droga5 New York for its Thunderclap campaign for client DE-DE.

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