Japan leads with 10 shortlists in the Cannes Lions Cyber category: Asia nets a total of 18

REVIVING LEGENDS.jpgThere were 3788 entries into the Cyber category at Cannes Lions, a record this year. 330 finalists have made it through to the metal stage.

From this total, Asia has 18 shortlists going forward to the Lion round of judging.

Japan leads the agency pack with 10 shortlists. Dentsu leads the Japanese contingent with 6 entries going forward (3 of which were for their "Reviving Legends" campaign for Sports Biz). Hakuhodo Tokyo follows with 2 and Tokyu Agency and Mori Toyko with one each.
Singapore has four shortlists: O&M Singapore has 2 and singles to BBH and PHD Singapore.

Innocean South Korea has 2 shortlists; Cheil Worldwide Seoul has 1, as does Ogilvy Beijing.

Leading the jury in the Cyber category is Jean Lin, Global CEO, Isobar. Also sitting on the jury from Asia were, Sidharth Rao, Founder & Chief Executive Officer Webchutney India, Nadya Kirillova, Creative Director Dentsu Japan, Guan Hin Tay, Regional ECD, S.E. Asia & Lux, Global ECD at J. Walter Thompson Singapore, Yoo Jonghee Creative Director Cheil Worldwide South Korea and Anuwat Nitipanont Creative Director BBDO and Proximity Thailand.


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