Fritz Gonsalves and Santosh Gupta, the Young Creatives Team of Contract Advertising (India) Pvt Ltd (icontract), Mumbai, were recently adjudged the winning team at the national creative initiative taken by the Advertising Agencies Association of India (AAAI).
Announcing the results, Vinod Nair, Convener of the Jury, said that he was delighted with the unanimous choice of the judges. He thanked the judges for so readily coming forward to spare their time to aid and abet this initiative of the AAAI to foster and nurture young creative talent from among the members of AAAI.
The AAAI had organised this national contest among AAAI member agencies and had invited entries on ‘Adoption’ as the theme. The 111 entries received from 21 agencies were judged by Prasoon Joshi, Executive Chairman, McCann-Erickson India Ltd, and R Balakrishnan, National Creative Director, Lintas India Pvt Ltd.
This winning team will be flown to Pattaya on March 11, 2007, courtesy SOTC Holidays of India, where they will be the official Indian representatives at the prestigious Asia Pacific Young Creatives Workshop 2007, which will be held on March 12-14 2007. They will also be guests at AdFest, (Asia Pacific Advertising Festival) Asia’s premier creative awards function scheduled for March 14-17.