AdStars 2017 has released its finalist list that will be judged by its final juries at the festival to be held in Busan, South Korea August 22-23.
It total 21,530 entries were submitted to AdStars this year and 210 online judges from 62 countries have cut this down to 1,802 shortlists.
New Zealand has scored a total of 49 finalists - 36 of them scored by Colenso BBDO. DDB NZ has picked up nine finalists and Clemenger BBDO | Touchcast has picked up four.
Download the shortlist: Finalists_Professional_AD STARS 2017.pdf
These shortlists will be judged by juries lead by Suthisak Sucharittanonta (BBDO Bangkok), Wain Choi (Cheil Seoul), Anselmo Ramos (pictured left - DAVID Miami), Helen Pak (Grey Canada) and Adrian Botan (McCann EMEA) with winners announced at the final awards presentation.