Eight Indian entries are in the fray with finalist nominations at the FAB Awards 2006. McCann has four nominations, while JWT, Leo Burnett, 1pointsize and Design Temple with one each represent the Indian challenge.
McCann Erickson’s work for Sweetex (Poster, Health Foods), Big Babool (Poster, Confectionery and Snacks), and two entries of work for Coca-Cola on Television (Cadet, Farmer) in the Non-alcoholic Beverages category have found the judges’ nod.
Joining McCann is JWT with a Television Single for clients Mirinda in the Non-alcoholic Beverages category titled ‘Sucker’.
Work comes in from over 60 countries for the FAB Awards each year, and this year has been no different. Speaking to exchange4media, Neeraj Nayar, Awards President, FAB, said, “India has been doing very well. This year, there has been a good presence. The quality of entries has been very good too, and this is reflecting in the nominations.”
1pointsize finds itself among the chosen ones yet again, this time for clients Eatalica for a Single Poster in the Retailers category (Hungry Souls). Leo Burnett’s Poster Single for clients McDonalds in the Retailers category ‘Home Delivery’ is also among the entries with a nomination.
A third nomination under ‘Retailers’ from India is in the form of Design Temple’s work for clients Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur, for Collaterals and POS. This one is titled ‘Longitude, Latitude and Luxury Taj 2006.
The FAB Awards is an international creative awards programme focused on work done for food and drink brands. The winners of the 2006 awards are to be announced on Monday, May 22, 2006, in London. There are no Golds, Silvers or Bronzes given at the Awards, and typically there is one winner in each category, besides the FABulous Awards, or the Grand Prix. The Awards also seek to recognise clients from the F&B segments.
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