Leo Burnett team wins the AAAI-Cannes Young Lions Creative Competition!
Vasanth Clement Ebenezer (Art Director) & Harshvardhan Tanwar (Copywriter) of Leo Burnett, Mumbai, were adjudged the winners in the national creative initiative taken by the Advertising Agencies Association of India (AAAI) and supported by THE TIMES GROUP.
Announcing the result of AAAI-Cannes Young Lions Creative Competition 2012, Vinod Nair, convener of this Competition stated, “THE TIMES GROUP and Advertising Agencies Association of India are giving a rare opportunity to young creatives in India to participate in Cannes Lions and compete with the very best young talent in the world”.
In all 226 entries on the theme “Discourage people from using cell phones while driving” were received. In the two-phased judging, Mr Josy Paul, Chairman and National Creative Director, BBDO India and Mr Sonal Dabral, Chairman & Chief Creative Officer, DDB Mudra Group, were jury members.
It is a matter of pride that the Leo Burnett team which AAAI has selected through this Competition will be the official Indian team to take part in the Young Lions Creative Competition 2012 at Cannes Lions. The winning team will be flying off to the Cannes Advertising Festival in June to participate in the prestigious International Young Lions Creative Competition. THE TIMES GROUP, the Official Festival Representatives of Cannes in India, will bear all the expenses of the wining teams' trip to Cannes.
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