Cannes Lions 2014: Catching up with the gold winners from India

The 61st Cannes International Festival of Creativity is almost drawing to a close, amid 12,500 delegates. This year, Indian agencies spent Rs. 3.4 crore on entries to the awards and have 22 Lions to their name and counting.

 Cannes Lions 2014: Catching up with the gold winners from India

The festival ends today

So far, India has struck five golds for three campaigns. Lowe and PHD India have one and two golds respectively, for the ‘Kaan Khajura Tesan’ campaign across mobile and media; Ogilvy India has won a design gold for its ‘Cleft to Smile’ campaign and Grey Group India has bagged a press gold for Duracell’s ‘Choo Choo’, ‘Camera’ and ‘Remote Control’ entries.

As of this moment, with 34 points, Ogilvy India is leading the points tally amongst Indian agencies. McCann Worldgroup India is close on its heels with 32 points. The announcement of winners in the remaining categories – Filmcraft, Branded Content, Innovation, Film, Titanium and Integrated – will decide which Indian agency finishes at the top.

For now, watch this special episode of Storyboard with Pavni Mittal, who’s at the 61st Cannes Lions Festival. The episode features her in conversation with Indian winners; a chat with Priya Nair, VP, Hindustan Unilever; Storyboardeditor Anant Rangaswami’s conversation with Ominicom’s MD Jasmin Sohrabji; a glimpse at the Grand Prix winners and the new and refreshing Bombay Dyeing campaign. Watch below:

A look at India’s big winners at Cannes

Anant Rangaswami speaks to Jasmin Sohrabji about Kaan Khajura's great run at Cannes 

The new Bombay Dyeing campaign and a look at the big Grand Prix winners at Cannes

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Updated Date: Jun 21, 2014 18:26:29 IST