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11 November 2016

Festival of Media LatAm Award winners 2016

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MediaCom Colombia walked away with 2 Grand Prix Awards at the Festival of Media LatAm Awards 2016, in a special charity awards gala dinner held last night (November 10) at Turnberry Isle Miami. 

Huawei's 'The Day the Media Ran Out of Battery' campaign, by MediaCom Colombia, was crowned 'Campaign of the Year' in addition to a host of trophies across a range of categories, including Gold for 'The Creative Use of Media Award' and 'Best Launch Campaign', and Silver in the new 'Best Use of Traditional Media' category. 

MediaCom Colombia and Initiative both picked up 10 trophies each, while OMD was awarded five Golds (the most given to one agency). 

Agency Network of the Year was awarded to IPG Mediabrands, following a string of awards for Initiative offices in Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Peru, Uruguay and El Salvador, and UM in Mexico, Argentina and Puerto Rico across 11 client brands. 

Brazil was the most successful country, securing 10 trophies, four of those won by DPZ&T – which scooped a Gold, two Silvers and a Bronze. Argentina had nine trophies, five of which were taken home by Initiative, and Colombia followed with eight.

The charity event was hosted to raise funds for Save the Children and the relief effort in the region following Hurricane Matthew. 

Jennelle Tilling, CMO, KFC Global, who chaired the awards jury, said: “Latin America is known for being a mobile-first, early-adopting region, and it didn’t disappoint with some particularly strong campaigns that used data, programmatic and social media.

“Competing agencies also proved their innovativeness, for example we saw a billboard that trapped and killed mosquitos, while I loved Huawei’s campaign that interrupted media to prove the benefit of continued service and its longer-life new phone battery.”

Check out the full list of winning campaigns below and click through to read the full case studies.

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28 October 2016

14 new categories added to Festival of Media Global Awards 2017 line-up

The Festival of Media Global Awards 2017 has officially opened for entries but with an exciting twist that sees 14 new or updated categories added to the line-up for the event in Rome next year.

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The introduction of the new or updated categories come as a result of the fast-moving world of media, to reflect growing trends in data, digital, insight and content marketing.

“We’ve already seen some great cases in our regional Festival of Media events where new techniques have been used to connect brands to the consumer,” said Festival of Media chief awards and marketing officer Danielle Redwood.

“The addition of our new categories to the Festival of Media Global Awards event will give a chance for increasingly innovative work in media from anywhere in the world to shine.

“Consultation with the industry, including the lead marketers of global brands, helped us refine the criteria for 2017 that will truly celebrate the high standards now being reached”.

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19 August 2016

MediaCom tops the Festival of Media LatAm Awards 2016 shortlist

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MediaCom has stormed ahead on the Festival of Media LatAm Awards 2016 shortlist, with a total of 24 campaigns shortlisted across 13 different categories, including Best Communications Strategy, The Effectiveness Award, Best Social Media Campaign and the newly-introduced Best Use of an Influencer. OMD follows with 15 entries and Initiative hot on its tail with 14.  

Campaigns run in Argentina dominate this year's shortlist, while Brazil and Colombia come in joint second place. The competition represents work from a wide range of advertisers including BBVA, The Coca-Cola Company, Diageo, Grupo Ramos, Procter & Gamble, Unilever, VISA and Volkswagen. 

The quality of campaigns has been evaluated by more than 40 judges from leading brands, media agencies, specialist companies and media owners. The final jury is being chaired by Jennelle Tilling, CMO for KFC Global. Click here for more information about this year's judges and the awards scheme. 

Winners will be announced during the two-day Festival of Media LatAm conference, which takes place at Turnberry Isle, Miami from October 6-7, 2016. Click here for more information about the festival and details on how to attend.

Check out the full shortlist below and link through to read the full case studies.

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25 July 2016

KFC Global CMO to chair Festival of Media LatAm Awards 2016 (+ our top KFC case studies)

Kfc cmoThe Festival of Media is delighted to welcome Jennelle Tilling, Chief Marketing Officer for KFC Global, as the chair of the jury for this year’s Festival of Media LatAm Awards 2016.

With responsibility for KFC’s brand marketing, innovation, digital presence and brand reputation in over 125 countries around the world, Tilling will oversee the final stage of the awards judging, which celebrates the best in media thinking across the Latin American region.

Other members of the shortlisting and final jury include: Jean Charles Cabrol, Managing Director at PHD Mexico; Patricia Martinez, Managing Director, OMD Mexico; Jose Daniel Salazar, Senior Brand Manager, Nestle Venezuela; and Luis Ruben Ortiz, Portfolio & Brand Strategy Director LatAm, SABMiller, among others.

For 2016, the Festival of Media Awards is expanding the scope of work that can be rewarded. There are now 20 award categories, split into five sections including Media, Content, Technology, Insight and Talent. 

To celebrate Jennelle Tilling’s involvement in this year’s festival and awards scheme, we’ve taken a look back at some of our favourite KFC campaigns from the Festival of Media Awards over the years:

How programmatic got Millennials fired up for KFC’s Hot and Cheezy Burger | Malaysia

KFC uses programmatic to develop content and reach Millennials to get them fired up for the Hot and Cheezy Burger. Read the full case study here>>>

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20 May 2016

Vodafone's 'Sunday Grannies' crowned Campaign of the Year at Festival of Media Global Awards 2016

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UM Romania was among the top winners at the Festival of Media Global Awards 2016, taking home the Agency of the Year Award after winning Gold, Silver and Bronze trophies across seven categories, in addition to the highly coveted Campaign of the Year trophy for its Vodafone campaign ‘Sunday Grannies’. 

Agency Network of the Year was awarded to OMD, having collected a total of 11 trophies across six offices representing eight different brands.   

Outside the big media agencies, Atomic 212, an independent full service media agency, based in Australia won a Silver in the Best Launch category while the creative agency DPZ&T won Bronze in the newly introduced category D’Atlas Brand Purpose Award sponsored by Discovery Communications. 

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22 April 2016

OMD scoops ‘Agency Network of the Year’ at Festival of Media MENA Awards 2016

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OMD has won the coveted ‘Agency Network of the Year’ title at this year’s Festival of Media MENA Awards, after picking up 11 trophies across its UAE and Egypt offices, representing nine different brands across nine categories.

The agency network’s most notable performance was in the ‘Best Launch Campaign’ category where it had a full sweep, picking up Gold, Silver and Bronze for Cheetos, Sting and Lay’s, respectively.

MEC MENA scooped the ‘Agency of the Year’ award, in addition to ‘Campaign of the Year’ for ‘MAGGI Diaries – A Journey of Women, Food & Change’ – which walked away with Gold, Silver and Bronze across a range of categories.

The Festival of Media MENA Awards ceremony, held on April 20 at the Music Hall in Dubai, celebrated the best in media thinking and communications across the MENA region. Judged by a senior panel of agency heads and global and regional brand marketers, the prestigious event rewards the very best work, helping the winning agencies and media owners win new business and increased influence in the marketplace.

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08 April 2016

MediaCom the front runner on Festival of Media Global Awards 2016 shortlist

MediaCom leads the shortlist for this year's Festival of Media Global Awards with 19 campaigns shortlisted across 17 categories – a total of 35 nominations. Hot on the agency's heels is OMD and PHD in joint second place with 28 nominations apiece. 

'100% Kosher Head & Shoulders' (MediaCom Israel for P&G's Head & Shoulders), 'Sunday Grannies' (UM Romania for Vodafone) and 'Lucy the Robot' (Atomic 212 in Australia for Double Robotics) are this year's top shortlisted campaigns, with five nominations each. 

The top five markets on the shortlist include the UK, US, Australia and India, followed by Romania with an impressive representation in nine categories. A number of independent agencies also made their stamp on this year's shortlist with Chaos Media, Mediaplus, Madison Media and Atomic 212 represented.  

The Festival of Media Global Awards celebrate the very best in media thinking from around the world. Four new categories were introduced this year including the D'Atlas Brand Purpose Award in partnership with Discovery Communications, Best Campaign for Commerce, The Best Insight Award and Best Not-For-Profit Campaign.  

The winners will be decided by the Festival of Media Global Awards final jury, presided over by Allan Soares, Harley Procter Brand Director, P&G, and will be announced on Thursday 19 May as part of the Festival of Media Global conference at the Rome Cavalieri in Rome, Italy. Click through for more information about this year's final judging panel and the event itself.  

Check out the full shortlist below and be sure to keep checking back as we'll be bringing you all the shortlisted case studies right here on Cream.  

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22 March 2016

Mindshare sweeps the board at Festival of Media APAC Awards 2016

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Mindshare has taken the crown as 'Agency Network of the Year' at this year's Festival of Media Asia-Pacific Awards, with a total of 12 winning entries across the board. The majority of those campaigns were implemented by Mindshare India, earning the local office the 'Agency of the Year' title. 

'How we used programmatic to develop content and reach millennials to get them fired up for KFC's Hot and Cheezy Burger!' from Universal McCann earned the 'Campaign of the Year' accolade, in addition to Gold for 'Best Use of Video', Silver for 'Best Targeted Campaign' and 'The Smart Use of Data Award'. 

New for 2016, the Festival of Media Asia Pacific Awards partnered with Twitter to introduce a new category: "Twitter Live Marketing" to reflect the increasing importance and speed of marketing communications in our industry. The Gold winner in this category was 'When Google Maps went beyond giving directions to people. It unlocked a treasure. Thanks to Lay's' by Mindshare India, Silver went to 'Pepsi's Pre-emptive strike on social media', also by Mindshare India, and taking Bronze was 'McDonald's Beat the Mayweather' by Leo Burnett Manila.  

Congratulations to all the winners. See below for the full list of Gold, Silver and Bronze winners across all categories and be sure to click through to view the full case studies. 

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