Epica Award Winners for 2008

The Epica Awards have been announced for 2008. Their aim is to encourage the highest standards of creativity in European advertising and to help agencies, film production companies and photographers to develop their reputations across the continent. The awards are judged by the European advertising trade press.

Epica Award Winners 2008

Epica D’Or

Volkswagen Polo “Dog” – DDB London (Film)
Marmite Snacks “Love Hate” Campaign – DDB London (Press)
John Lewis “Shadows” – Lowe London (Outdoor)
Absolut Vodka “Machines” – Great Works, Stockholm (Interactive)

Polo Dog ad

Film Winners

Kellogg’s Coco Pops “Any Given Breakfast” – Leo Burnett, Milan
Kitkat “Ultimate Break” – JWT, Paris
Tine Milk “No Milk Today” – Try Advertising Agency, Oslo
Bavaria Beer “Life” – Selmore, Amsterdam
Coca Cola Zero – “Tong & Eyeball Liar” – Wieden+Kennedy, Amsterdam
Orange “Rewind TV” – Publicis Conseil, Paris
Aegean Airlines “More Greeks in London” – Upset, Athens
Momax “Throw the Swedes Out” campaign – Denmer, Merlicek & Bergmann, Vienna
Allan Gray Financial Services “Beautiful” – Velocity Films, Johannesburg
Eu & Marie Cure Actions “Chemical Party” – Media Colsulta, Berlin
Sony Bravia “Play Doh” – Fallon, London
Ikea “The Pencil” – La Chose, Paris
UHU Super Glue “One Second Commercials” campaign – Serviceplan Gruppe, Munich
Philips Satinelle Ice Epilator “Karis” – DDB London
Specsavers Opticians “Collie Wobble” – Specsavers, Guernsey
Nike Women “Sanders” – Wieden+Kennedy, Amsterdam
Nomis Football Boots “Damn Boots” – Nexus Productions, London
Volkswagen Polo “Dog” – DDB London
Kiwk Fit Garages “Boy” – DDB London
Melody Tunes Channel “Madonna” & “Pussy Cat Dolls” – Leo Burnett, Cairo
GQ Magazine “The Ideal Man” – DDB Paris
Akbank Jazz Festival “The Jazz of the City” – Publicis Yorum, Istanbul
Sasol Chemicals “Questions” – Velocity Films, Johannesburg
Salvador D Public Relations “Mice” & “Hamsters” – JWT, Moscow

Polo Dog ad

Print Winners

Marmite Snacks “Love Hate” Campaign – DDB London
M&Ms “Keyboard” – FHV BBDO, Amstelveen
Dodoni Ice Cream “Delicious Flags” campaign, The Syndicate, Athens
Goldstar Beer “Flow Chart” – McCann Erickson, Tel Aviv
Yellow Pages campaign – Grey Worldwide, Dubai
Eurostar “London at a Hallucinating Price” – Leg, Paris
John Lewis “Shadows” campaign – Lowe London
AMF Pension “MMS” campaign – Gorsman & Bodenfors, Gothenburg
WWF “Tarzan” – Uncle Grey, Aarhus
Rowen “Musical Instruments” campaign – Advico Young & Rubicam, Zurich
Bosch Cordless Screwdriver “Fly” – Jung Von Matt, Hamburg
Ace Detergent “White Wins” – Grey, Istanbul
Olay Cream “Correct Your Age” campaign – Saatchi & Saatchi, Moscow
Otrivin Nasal Spray “Hounds” campaign – Saatchi & Saatchi Simko Geneva
Wonderbra “Fathers & Sons” campaign – Publicis Conseil, Paris
Strada Shoes “Little Black Dress” – New Moment New Ideas Company Y&R, Belgrade
Mercedes Bas Plus “Read the Street” campaign – BBDO Dusseldorf
Volkswagen Navigation System “That Way” campaign – DDB Berlin
Premiere Pay TV “Movie Quotes” – DDB Germany, Dusseldorf
Bloodbuster “Movie Store” campaign – Leagas Delaney, Rome
Heinen Freezing Systems “Lighter” & “Match” – Wachter & Wachter, Bremen
McKinsey & Company “Engineers Recruiting” – Ruf Lanz Werbeagentur, Zurich
Mycomed Instamyl “Breakthrough Cancer Pain” campaign – Sentrix Global Health Communication, Milan

Technique Winners

Ikea “3D Cover” – Jung Von Matt, Hamburg
Scottex “The Strength of Scottex” Mailing – Duval Guillaume, Antwerp
E-Bay “The Ad Auction” – BETC Euro RSCG, Paris
Studio Brussel Music for Life “Black Boy Wanting Water” – Mortierbrigade, Brussels
Fakta “Stay Longer” In store Posters – Uncle Grey, Aarhus
IKEA “Prices” campaign – DDB Berlin
Louis Vuitton “Voyage” campaign – Ogilvy & Mather, Paris
Radio Nova “Le Grand Mix” campaign – Young & Rubicam, Paris
VS Energy International “Energy Calendar” – Yuriko Gutsulyak Graphic Design Studio, Kiev
Silvercross Packaging “Big Boxes, Small Kids”

Absolut Machines interactive campaign

Interactive Winners

IKEA “Come Into the Closet Let’s Dance” – Forsman & Bodenfors, Gothenburg
Absolut Vodka “Machines” – Great Works, Stockholm
Blackbeltmonkey Website “Blackbeltmonkey”, Hamburg
Yaqu Pacha Ngo “Save the Ocean” screensaver
Diesel Kid “Explorers of the Past and Future”, Abstract Groove, Milan
Absolut Vodka “In An Absolut World 08” campaign – TBWA\Germany, Berlin

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