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.