Day 3 at the International Advertising Festival, Cannes continues with hopes high for India. In the shortlists announced for Design and Radio Lions, Indian agencies have a total of 10 entries featured - eight in Design and two in Radio.
There are no Indian mentions in the Cyber Lions shortlists, though.
Other shortlists of the agency in Design Lions include its work for Volkswagen Beetle (Iconic), two for Volkswagen Attention Assist System (Moustache Gym and Musical Jungle) and for Geebees Beverages' Coffee Gold (Stay Alert -- New York Blackout).
In the run-up to the festival, Sonal Dabral, chairman and chief creative officer, DDB Mudra Group had expressed his optimism for the Coffee Gold campaign to afaqs!.
BBH India, too, has earned a shortlist in Design with the agency's work for Movies Now (Chaplin Chapters).
In Radio Lions, Indian agencies have bagged two shortlists. McCann Worldgroup Mumbai and Leo Burnett India have a shortlist each, with McCann's Delay campaign for Lasky Herbal Plusuer - Plus Condoms and Leo Burnett's work for Strand Book Stall, titled Punishment.