China leads the way with 31 shortlists at the 2012 Digital Asia Festival 7-8 November in Beijing

DAF-header.jpgChina is the best performing country at the 2012 Digital Asia Festival with 31 shortlists. The Festival which incorporates the Digital Media Awards, has announced the shortlist ahead of the Award show which will take place in Beijing in just under two weeks' time.

Over 600 entries were received into the awards, of which 105 pieces of work from 12 countries have been shortlisted by the jury. Following China is Australia and Singapore both with 13 shortlists.

Download the shortlist: Digital Asia Festival 2012 Shortlist.xlsxt

2012 Shortlisted entries by country: Australia 13, China 31, Chinese Taipei 1, Hong Kong SAR 8, India 10, Japan 6, Malaysia 1, New Zealand 7, Philippines 9, Singapore 13, South Korea 1, Thailand 5.
12 jury members, led by jury president Matias Palm-Jensen, European Chief Innovation Officer, McCann Erickson, will now head for the final stage of judging at the Grand Millennium Hotel in Beijing to decide on and award the best of digital in the Asia Pacific region.

Myriam Coupard, Festival Director of the Digital Asia Festival comments, "You can't escape the fact that the digital market is not only huge at the moment but has the world watching it for innovations and developments within the field. We're excited to see which entries the jury will decide are deserving of a Digital Media Award and ultimately lead the way across the APAC digital landscape."

The Digital Asia Festival takes place across 7-8 November at the Grand Millennium Beijing, China. The awards, which will draw to a close the two-day Festival on 8 November, will be a celebration of the regions achievements as the winners are revealed for the first time. Anyone wishing to attend the Festival and Awards can register through the website

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