Epica Awards 2012

The Epica Awards have gone global this year. The awards were created in 1987 to reward European outstanding creativity and help communication agencies, film production companies, media consultancies, photographers and design studios to develop their reputations beyond their national borders. Four Epica D’Or (Grand Prix) were awarded along with crystal pyramids for Gold award winners in TV, Press, Poster, Radio, Business-to-Business, Corporate Image, Medical, Direct Marketing, Media Innovation, Branded Content, PR, Promotions, Craft, Design, Packaging, Interactive and Integrated Campaigns. The awards ceremony will take place on January 25th, 2013 at the Cankarjev Dom Culture & Congress Centre in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Epica Awards 2012 Be Noticed

The Film Epica D’Or goes to M2Film, Denmark, for Midttrafik, “The Bus“. The Press Epica D’Or goes to DDB Helsinki, Finland, for McDonald’s, “Large Coffee“. The Outdoor Epica D’Or goes to DLKWLowe, UK, for The Microloan Foundation, “Pennies for Life”. The Interactive Epica D’Or goes to Leo Burnett Detroit, USA, for Troy Public Library, “Book Burning Party“.

Midttrafik Bus

Gold Epica Awards – Film

M2Film Midttrafik, “The Bus” (Grand Prix)
BETC London Cow&Gate, “Supergroup
McCann Manchester Aldi, “Chocolate Bunnies
Wunderman Buenos Aires Coca-Cola, “Security Cameras
The Newtons Laboratory Wind Hellas, “Bank Robbery
Creative Artists Agency Chipotle, “Back to the Start
TRY Advertising Agency DNB Bank, “The Treasure
adam&eveDDB John Lewis, “The Long Wait
Wander Rainforest Alliance, “Follow the Frog
GB Euro RSCG London VO5, “Pageant
Ogilvy & Mather Werbeagentur JAKO-O, “Let Kids Be Kids” (Lasst Kinder einfach Kinder sein)
Weapon7 smart fortwo, “skate fortwo
Forsman & Bodenfors, Volvo, “The Ballerina Stunt
TRY Advertising Agency Canal Digital Norge, “The Man Who Lived in a Film
UGC, “Emotions
QUAD PRODUCTIONS, Cartier, “Cartier Odyssey
Unit Image, Ubisoft ZombiU, “ZombiU Game Trailer
BETC, CANAL+, “The Bear
RKCR/Y&R, BBC One, “Wonderful World

McDonalds Large Coffee press advertisement

Gold Epica Awards – Press

DDB Helsinki McDonald’s, “Large Coffee” (Grand Prix)
DDB South Africa McDonald’s, “Monsters
ZAPPING/M&C SAATCHI Mapfre, “Life Passes By”
DDB Tribal Group Bosch NoFrost Technologie, “Icebergs
Herezie Vapona Insecticide, “Stop Trying”
BBDO Germany ISHR (International Socienty for Human Rights), “Hangman campaign
Publicis Comunicación España Visionlab, “Prescription Glasses”
Ogilvy & Mather Werbeagentur Schoffel Outdoor Clothing, “Campaign With a View
DDB Group Volkswagen, “Park Assist Technology
Scholz & Friends Berlin GmbH Mercedes-Benz Transporter, “Danger Doesn’t Announce Itself”
RAFINERI CNBC-E Turkey Series, “News & Series”
LOWE/SSP3 Colsubsidio Libraries, “Colsubsidio Book Exchange”
Ogilvy & Mather Werbeagentur dpa Picture-Alliance, “All You Need to Tell the Story”
Langland Kentera, “Unwanted Side-Effects”
TRY Advertising Agency Volkswagen, “Safety Innovation”
Marcel Ray-Ban Legends Collection, “Ray-Ban 75 Years of Legends
Fred & Farid Paris WeightWatchers, “Treat Yourself Better
Ogilvy & Mather Advertising Coca Cola, “Cokehands

McDonalds Olympics

Gold Epica Awards – Outdoor

Leo Burnett London McDonald’s Olympics, “We All Make the Games
BBDO Ukraine Wrigley Orbit, “Strawberrynana”
Spillmann/Felser/Leo Burnett Swiss Post, “Coffeestamp”
New Moment New Ideas Company Y&R Kielo Travel Agency, “Pool”
Wirz BBDO Caran D’Ache, “Let it Out
adam&eveDDB Marmite Limited Edition Jubilee Jar, “Corgis

Gold Epica Awards – Radio

Publicis Brasil PURINA, “Only a Dog”

Book Burning Party sign

Gold Epica Awards – Direct

Leo Burnett Detroit Troy Public Library, “Book Burning Party
WIEN NORD Opel Ampera, “The Most Credible Testimonial in the World”

Holocaust Stolpersteine

Gold Epica Awards – Media Innovation

Jung von Matt AG Stolpersteine, “Online Holocaust Memorial”
Jung von Matt AG Mercedes-Benz B-Class F-CELL, “The Invisible Drive
Publicis Bloemen.NL Flowers, “Is this Spam”

Gold Epica Awards – Promotions/Installations/Events

Dmitry & Oleg Dmitry & Oleg, “The Best Recommendation Ever”

Gold Epica Awards – Public Relations

Studio Total Belarus Human Rights, “Bears Over Belarus”

Pennies for Life

Gold Epica Awards – Branded Content

DLKW LOWE The Microloan Foundation, “Pennies for Life” (Grand Prix)
Leo Burnett Company Montblanc Nicolas Rieussec Chronograph, “The Beauty of a Second

Pantone Queen Fan

Gold Epica Awards – Publications

Leo Burnett London Pantone, “Pantone Queen

Gold Epica Awards – Packaging

Family Business Absolut Vodka, “Absolut Unique

Gold Epica Awards – Interactive

Robert/Boisen & Like-minded ANTHON BERG, “The Generous Store
Åkestam Holst Pause Home Entertainment, “The Heist
DDB DM9JaymeSyfu Gabriela Campaign Against Sex Scandal Videos, “Bury The Past Project”
Ogilvy & Mather London Dove Brand, “The Dove Ad Makeover”
Forsman & Bodenfors THE NEW VOLVO FH, “Launch Site on eBay
HEIMAT, Berlin CNN International, “The CNN Ecosphere
Lbi Denmark A.P Møller Maersk Shipping, “We are Maersk.com”
Duval Guillaume nv TNT, “Push to Add Drama

Gold Epica Awards – Integrated Campaigns

DDB Stockholm Swedish Armed Forces, “Who Cares?”

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