The finalists list for the FAB Awards for Creative Excellence 2005 is out. McCann Erickson Mumbai leads the Indian contingent at the 2005 Awards in London with three nominations. Last year, it was the only Indian agency to win at the awards. Another winner from India at last year's awards ceremony, Atul Kasbekar, is in the running this year too.
McCann's work for Happy Dent Whitening Gum (Perfetti) has been nominated in the TV/Cinema category, while its other two nominations are in the Poster category -- for Big Babool Bubble Gum and Diet Coke.
Percept H, New Delhi, is also in contention with one nomination for its Tea House of the August Moon work for Taj Palace Hotel in the Press category.
Lensman Atul Kasbekar, who won the award last year in the Photographer's category, is in the running for Below-the-Line (Calendar) this year for his Kingfisher South Africa Swimsuit Calendar.
As reported earlier, there are two nominations at the awards for Chennai-based creative shop 1pointsize. The awards are to be announced in London on May 24.