Down Under Shortlisted at Cannes 2007

New Zealand and Australia have 44 press and outdoor advertisements featured in the Cannes International Advertising Festival shortlist for 2007

Cannes Lion Australia New Zealand

Press Lions Shortlist

Little Boys: Smoked Venison, Chicken & Herb, Duck & Porcini, Draft FCB, Auckland (SILVER!)

Skins Radiator Sportswear: Whipper Snipper, Swing Splinter, Nutcracker Sweet, The Furnace, Sydney

Pet Pantry Science Diet Pet Food: Snoop, JWT, Sydney

Volkswagen Genuine Parts: Cat, Deer head, DDB NZ, Auckland

Tourism NSW Ski Fields Closer Than You Think: Pole, (Hedge & Bench) George Patterson Y&R, Sydney, by executive creative director Michael Stanford, copywriter Bart Pawlak, art director Robbie Kantor, account supervisor Marnie Yorke, advertiser’s supervisor Justin Cooper, and photographer Gary Sheppard.

NSW Ski Fields Pole

NSW Ski Fields Pole

NSW Ski Fields Pole

Monaco $9.95 PC Games: Mum & Daughter, Dad & Son, Colenso BBDO, Auckland (SILVER!)

Wellington Zoo Augmented Reality: Bear, Cheetah, Giraffe, Saatchi & Saatchi NZ, Auckland

Land Transport NZ Crumpled Car, Clemenger BBDO Wellington

SAFE (Save Animals from Exploitation) Animal Cruelty Awareness: Bear, Alligator, (Fox): They Weren’t Born to be Worn: Lowe New Zealand, Auckland, by creative director Josh Moore, copywriter Mike Wilson, art director Nick Clements, account supervisor Gemma Findlay, advertiser’s supervisors Anthony Terry and Hans Kriek, with photography from Alaska Stock Photography/Getty Images retouched at The Lounge.

SAFE Bear print ad

SAFE Fox print ad

SAFE Alligator print ad

Amnesty International Human Rights Campaign: Bolivia, Fallujah, Sudan, Publicis Mojo, Auckland (BRONZE!)

Womens Refuge Movement Domestic Violence Awareness: No. 29, No. 80, No. 5, Publicis Mojo, Sydney

NZ Army Recruitment: Psych Recruitment, Saatchi & Saatchi NZ, Auckland, by executive creative director Mike O’Sullivan, creative director Toby Talbot, art director Samantha Brown, copywriter Kate Catalinac, creatives Nigel Richardson and Steve Cooper, account director Nicola Harvey, account manager Sarah Maclean.

NZ Army Psych recruitment ad

Outdoor Lions

Wrigley Hubba Bubba Bubble Tummy, DDB Sydney

Mini: Blur, Colenso BBDO, Auckland

Connex Trains: Chicken Feet, Beaver, Hamster, Leo Burnett, Melbourne (BRONZE!)

Wellington Zoo Centenary: Donkey, Ape, Saatchi & Saatchi NZ, Auckland

Drum City: Chop Sticks, Draft FCB NZ, Auckland

Pedestrian Council of Australia: Prison Food, Saatchi & Saatchi, Sydney

World Wildlife Fund: Fish, Leo Burnett, Sydney

World Wildlife Fund: Earth Hour Switch Off, Leo Burnett, Sydney

Target Toy Sale: Big Hands, The Campaign Palace/Red Cell, Sydney

NZ Army: Forest, Jungle, Snow, Saatchi & Saatchi NZ, Auckland

NZ Rugby Union/Adidas: Bonded By Blood, TBWA Whybin, Auckland

Stihl Chainsaws: Christmas Tree, Cummins & Partners, Melbourne

Pet Pantry Science Diet Dog Food: Snoop, Fluffer, Rocko, JWT, Sydney (SILVER!)

Promotional Lions Shortlist

Icon Clothing Golf Punk: Hypnomarketing, Naked Communications, Sydney

World Press Photo Exhibition 2006, Clemenger BBDO Wellington

NZRU/Adidas: Bonded by Blood, Whybin TBWA, Auckland

Virgin Mobile: Exciting Offers Need Exciting Ads, Host, Sydney

Pago for ASB Mobile Top Up, Whybin TBWA Auckland

Soul Bar: The Bet, Ogilvy New Zealand

WWF Earth Hour, Leo Burnett, Sydney

Cricket Australia: Big Warnie, George Patterson Y&R, Melbourne

BMW Australia: Mini Chase, Naked Communications Sydney