Down Under TV Ads Shortlisted at Cannes 2006

The Cannes Lions Film jury has released the shortlist for the Film awards today. There are 521 short films on the list. There were 146 from the USA, 64 from the UK, 30 from France, 29 from Argentina, 24 from the Netherlands. Listed here are the 21 from Australia and 6 from New Zealand, with links where applicable to their write-up here at The Inspiration Room.

Cannes Gold Lion

The Film and Titanium Lions Awards will be presented at a ceremony starting 7 pm, Cannes time, tomorrow, which equates to 3 am on Sunday here, AEST Australia. So by breakfast on Sunday we should know how it’s all gone. Good luck to all concerned!

01 Savoury Foods
Australia Day, for Australian Lamb, BMF (Sam Kekovich)

03 Alcoholic Drinks
Big Ad for Carlton Draught Beer, George Patterson Y&R (GOLD!)
Past Experience
, Heineken, Leo Burnett
Blokebots, Carlton Bitter (Mid), George Patterson Y&R

06 Household: Other
Dental Records, Duracell Batteries, Clemenger BBDO, Melbourne

08 Cosmetics & Beauty
Lynx Jet, Demo, Blanket, Lynx Deodorant, Lowe Hunt (BRONZE!)
Laces, Olay Total Effects Hand Cream, Saatchi & Saatchi

10 Pharmacy
Cheer Squad, Nicorette Anti-Smoking (No Gary No) Clemenger BBDO, Sydney

11 Clothing, Footwear & Accessories
Reincarnate, Maureen Nike Free Shoe Publicis Mojo Australia (BRONZE!)

13 Cars
Happy Together, Toyota RAV4, Saatchi & Saatchi NZ

15 Home Electronics & Audio-Visual
Laksa, Olympus Digital Camera, Saatchi & Saatchi Australia (BRONZE!)

16 Retail Stores
Agent Provocateur, First National Real Estate, Spinach Advertising

17 Restaurants & Fast Food Outlets
Inner Child, McDonalds, Leo Burnett, Australia (BRONZE!)

19 Entertainment & Leisure
Art in the 60s, Auckland Art Gallery, Saatchi & Saatchi, NZ

20 Publications & Media
Glove, Foxtel Digital Pausing Feature, Three Drunk Monkeys

21 Banking, Investment & Insurance
Life, AMP Insurance, Flying Fish, NZ

24 Internet Service Providers
Education, Bigpond Broadband, BWM
Bagpipes, Bigpond Broadband, BWM

26 Public Health & Safety
High Rise, Land Transport NZ, Clemenger BBDO, NZ (BRONZE!)
Numbers, Land Transport NZ, Clemenger BBDO, NZ
Haunted, Transport Accident Commission, Filmgraphics

27 Public Awareness Messages
Lend a Hand, UNIFEM White Ribbon Day, Saatchi & Saatchi
Blackwater Springs, WaterAid Australia, Publicis Mojo (BRONZE!)

28 Fundraising & Appeals
Pavement, Auckland City Mission, Orphans Christmas Appeal, Publicis Mojo, NZ (BRONZE!)

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