CHE Proximity Takes Out ANZ Regional Agency OTY at LIA 2019

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Meerkats Perth named ANZ Regional Independent Agency OTY
CHE Proximity Takes Out ANZ Regional Agency OTY at LIA 2019

Today, London International Awards, one of the world’s most prestigious Global award shows, has announced its winners in the Advertising, Design, Digital, Technology, Health & Pharma, and Branded Entertainment.

CHE Proximity has taken out Regional Agency Of The Year for Australia / New Zealand; Meerkats, Perth was named Regional Independent Agency of the Year (ANZ); FINCH, Sydney was named Regional Production Company Of The Year (ANZ);  The Editors, Sydney was named Regional Post-Production Company of the Year (ANZ); Cue Sound was named Regional Radio & Audio Company of the Year (ANZ) and BBDO was named Regional Network Of The Year (ANZ).

Australia has scored 27 Statues at LIA 2019 – three Gold, 11 Silver and 13 Bronze, they also attained eight Finalists.

In total, 531 LIA statues and 196 Finalists were awarded from 39 countries with the United States leading with 242 awards, followed by Germany with 86, the United Kingdom with 72, Canada 37, Brazil 36 and Australia 35.

Created for creatives, LIA has the highest caliber of jurors in all disciplines. Our jury rooms welcome the press, LIAisons attendees and LIA guests throughout the entire process. LIA’s Annual judging which convened over a 10-day period at Encore Las Vegas has concluded and listed below are the Statue Winners and Finalists.

CHE Proximity was named Regional Agency of the Year for Australia / New Zealand with the agency scoring one Gold and three Silver LIAs.

Gold – Social Influencers – Travel for Velocity Frequent Flyer titled “The Earnbassadors”
Silver – Digital – Banking/Financial/Insurance for NRMA titled “Safety Hub
Silver – Non-Traditional – Direct Marketing for NRMA titled “Safety Hub”
Silver – Social Influencers – Innovative Use of Social for Velocity Frequent Flyer titled “The Earnbassadors”

CHE Proximity takes out ANZ Regional Agency OTY at LIA 2019; FINCH Sydney named Regional Production Company OTY for ANZ; Meerkats Perth named ANZ Regional Independent Agency OTY

Meerkats, Perth was awarded a Silver LIA, two Bronze and a Finalist. These wins contributed to Meerkats being Regional Independent Agency of the Year for Australia / New Zealand.

Silver – Radio & Audio – Public Service/Social Awareness for St John ‘Tiny Tots’ First Aid titled “Stairs”
Bronze – Radio & Audio – Public Service/Social Awareness Campaign for St John ‘Tiny Tots’ First Aid titled “Shiny Plastic Choking Blocks”, “Boiling Water in a Pot”, “Stairs!”
Bronze – Radio & Audio – Public Service/Social Awareness for St John ‘Tiny Tots’ First Aid titled “Boiling Water in a Pot”
Finalist – Radio & Audio – Public Service/Social Awareness for St John ‘Tiny Tots’ First Aid titled “Shiny Plastic Choking Blocks”

CHE Proximity takes out ANZ Regional Agency OTY at LIA 2019; FINCH Sydney named Regional Production Company OTY for ANZ; Meerkats Perth named ANZ Regional Independent Agency OTY

The Regional Production Company of the Year for Australia / New Zealand was awarded to FINCH, Sydney. In addition to its statue wins the production company was credited for winning work entered by three agencies. The agencies, CHE Proximity, Clemenger BBDO and Colenso BBDO brought home a combined six statues that FINCH worked on.

FINCH was also awarded one Silver and 4 Bronze LIAs and attained one Finalist:

Silver – Production & Post-Production – New Director for Short Film titled “Backpedal”
Bronze – Production & Post-Production – Performance/Casting for Spark titled “Generation Voice”
Bronze – Production & Post-Production – Direction for Spark titled “Wedding”
Bronze – Production & Post-Production – Performance/Casting for Spark titled “Wedding”
Bronze – The NEW – Media Innovation for The Lion’s Share titled “The Lion’s Share”
Finalist – Production & Post-Production – New Director for Save Our Sons titled “Heartbreak”

CHE Proximity takes out ANZ Regional Agency OTY at LIA 2019; FINCH Sydney named Regional Production Company OTY for ANZ; Meerkats Perth named ANZ Regional Independent Agency OTY

Clemenger BBDO was awarded one Silver LIA. This win contributed to BBDO being named Regional Network of the Year for Australia / New Zealand.

Silver – Integration – Public Service/Social Awareness for Aboriginal Victoria titled “Deadly Questions”.

CHE Proximity takes out ANZ Regional Agency OTY at LIA 2019; FINCH Sydney named Regional Production Company OTY for ANZ; Meerkats Perth named ANZ Regional Independent Agency OTY

The Editors, Sydney was named Regional Post-Production Company of the Year for the Australia / New Zealand region. In addition to winning a Silver LIA, The Editors were credited for winning work entered by FINCH and Colenso BBDO.

Silver – Production & Post-Production – Editing for Spark NZ titled “Wedding Speech”

Cue Sound was named Regional Radio & Audio Company of the Year for Australia / New Zealand being credited for work that won for St John ‘Tiny Tots’ First Aid.

Regional Music & Sound Company Of The Year for Australia and New Zealand was awarded to Franklin Rd., Auckland.

Gold winners from Australia include:

Eardrum, Sydney
Gold – Podcast – Self-Promotion for 21st Century Liability by Yungblud titled “Other Side of the Tracks”

EXIT Films
Gold – Production & Post-Production – Direction for Westpac titled “Ari”

Silver winners from Australia include:

Special Group, Sydney
Silver – Non-Traditional – Guerrilla Marketing for Uber Eats titled “Australian Open Ambush”

Special Group Sydney,
Silver – The NEW – Media Innovation for Uber Eats titled “Australian Open Ambush”

Eardrum, Sydney
Silver – Podcast – Self-Promotion for LIA titled “Don’t Judge Me”

whiteGREY, Sydney
Silver – Design – Innovative Use of Design for Volvo titled “Living Seawall”

Bronze winners from Australia include:

The Brand Agency, Perth
Bronze – Design – Direct Marketing – Consumer for Hungry Puffs

The Brand Agency, Perth
Bronze – Design – Non-Profit for Hungry Puffs

Digitas Australia, Sydney
Bronze – Branded Entertainment – Multi-Channel Storytelling for Battlefield V titled “Operation Enigma”

whiteGREY, Sydney
Bronze – Design – Sustainable Design for Volvo titled “Living Seawall”

NOVA Entertainment
Bronze – Radio & Audio – Conceived & Produced by Station for Absolutely Adult titled “XXXmas”

Revolver/Will O’Rourke, Sydney
Bronze – Production & Post-Production – Direction for Old Spice titled “Next Episode”

Finalists from Australia include:

AIRBAG, Melbourne
Finalist – Digital – UI – User Interface & Navigation for Singapore Tourism Board titled “City of Possibilities”

Cummins&Partners, Melbourne
Finalist – Radio & Audio – Public Service/Social Awareness for Plan International titled “Walk Like a Woman”

NOVA Entertainment
Finalist – Radio & Audio – Sound Design for Absolutely Adult titled “XXXmas”

Southern Cross Austereo, Gosford
Finalist – Radio & Audio – Conceived & Produced by Station for Brisbane Waters Private Hospital titled “Doors”

The Kinetic Agency, Sydney
Finalist – Package Design – Art Direction Product Line for Lyre’s Non-Alcoholic Spirits titled “Lyre’s Brand”

The Kinetic Agency, Sydney
Finalist – Package Design – Use of Illustration Product Line for Lyre’s Non-Alcoholic Spirits titled “Lyre’s Brand”

The Studio at SCA, Perth
Bronze – Radio & Audio – Conceived & Produced by Station for Western Australia Government – Road Safety Commission titled “Speeeeeeeed Cameraaaaaaaaaaa”

Says Barbara Levy, president, LIA: “The Australians have a very special knack when it comes to film and radio & audio. Perhaps it is the Australian humor or the way the work makes us feel. That’s why the Australians have always been on the top of the winners’ list.”

To view all the Winners and Finalists with media and full creative credits, visit https://www.liaentries.com/winners.

This year, fifteen GRAND LIAs were awarded:

FCB New York, New York was awarded the Ambient Grand LIA for Burger King titled “The Whopper Detour”
FCB Inferno, London was awarded the Branded Entertainment Grand LIA for Huawei titled “StorySign”
McCann TLV, Tel Aviv was awarded the Design Grand LIA for IKEA titled “ThisAbles”
VMLY&R, Kansas City was awarded the Digital Grand LIA for Wendy’s titled “Keeping Fortnite Fresh”
AMVBBDO, London was awarded the Health & Wellness Grand LIA for Essity Libresse/Bodyform titled “Viva La Vulva”
AMVBBDO, London was awarded the Health & Wellness – Craft Grand LIA for Essity Libresse/Bodyform titled “Viva La Vulva”
McCann New York, New York was awarded the Integration Grand LIA for Xbox titled “Changing the Game”
Wave Studios, New York was awarded the Music & Sound Grand LIA for The New York Times titled “The Truth Is Worth It: Fearlessness”
FCB New York, New York was awarded the Non-Traditional Grand LIA for Burger King titled “The Whopper Detour”
AREA 23, an FCB Health Network Company, New York was awarded the Pharmaceuticals – Craft Grand LIA for Constant Therapy titled “One Word”
McCann Paris, Neuilly-sur-Seine was awarded the Print Grand LIA for L’Oréal Paris titled “The Non-Issue”

Furlined, Los Angeles was awarded the Production & Post-Production Grand LIA for The New York Times titled “The Truth Is Worth It: Fearlessness”

McCann New York, New York was awarded the Public Service/Social Awareness Grand LIA for March for Our Lives titled “Generation Lockdown”.

Forsman & Bodenfors, Gothenburg was awarded the The NEW Grand LIA for Volvo Cars titled “The E.V.A. Initiative”.

AMVBBDO, London was awarded the TV/Cinema/Online Film Grand LIA for Essity Libresse/Bodyform titled “Viva La Vulva”.

The following companies were honored with the 2019 Global Of The Year Awards:

Global Network of the Year: McCann Worldgroup
Global Agency of the Year: McCann New York
Global Independent Agency of the Year: Serviceplan, Munich
Global Client of the Year: Burger King
Global Health & Pharma Network of the Year: FCB Health
Global Health Agency of the Year: McCann Health Brazil, São Paulo
Global Pharma Agency of the Year: Area 23, An FCB Health Network Company, New York
Global Production Company of the Year: O Positive, New York
Global Post-Production Company of the Year: Company 3, New York
Global Music & Sound Company of the Year: 750 MPH, London
Global Design Company of the Year: Moby Digg, Munich
Global Radio & Audio Company of the Year: Heard City, New York

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