PHD has been shortlisted 21 times at the Festival of Media APAC Awards 2019, across work for HP, Google Home, Dove, ŠKODA and more. Rewarding the best in media thinking and communications, the Festival of Media APAC Awards is the only awards ceremony dedicated to the evolution of media across the APAC region.

PHD’s shortlisted nominations are spread across many of their APAC offices including Australia, Hong Kong, Taiwan, China, Singapore, New Zealand and Malaysia.

PHD’s nominations are:

Best Branded Content

  • Doritos Collide Clothing Collection (Doritos, PHD Australia)
  • ŠKODA x Handsome Dancer “Coincidance” (ŠKODA, PHD Taiwan)
  • Thrush: The Musical (Canesten, PHD Australia)

Best Communications Strategy

  • GSK Children’s Panadol – First Timers (Children’s Panadol, PHD Australia)

Best Launch Campaign

  • Appreciate Don’t Adjudicate (Dove, PHD Hong Kong)

Best Local Execution of a Global Brand

  • A little help with the footy, like only Google can (Google Home, PHD Australia)
  • GSK Children’s Panadol – First Timers (Children’s Panadol, PHD Australia)
  • Zhonghua White Now | Smiles in the Spotlight (Zhonghua, PHD China)

Best Social Media Campaign

  • VW China | T-Dance (Volkswagen China, PHD China)

Best Use of Content

  • Knorr’s Superfood Solution Supercharges Starved Hongkongers (Knorr, PHD Hong Kong)
  • Thrush: The Musical (Canesten, PHD Australia)
  • Zhonghua White Now | Smiles in the Spotlight (Zhonghua, PHD China)

Best Use of Data & Insight Award

  • Finding Buried Treasure: How SAP Created A Demand Centre (SAP, PHD Singapore)
  • GSK Children’s Panadol – First Timers (Children’s Panadol, PHD Australia)

Best Use of Mobile

  • Let your mood feed you (IPC Shopping Centre, PHD Malaysia)
  • Office of the Future (HP, PHD Singapore)

Best Use of Real-Time Marketing

  • Pepsi Max Your Summer (Pepsi Max, PHD Australia)

Best Use of Talent

  • ŠKODA x Handsome Dancer “Coincidance” (ŠKODA, PHD Taiwan)
  • Thrush: The Musical (Canesten, PHD Australia)

Best Use of Traditional or Ambient Media

  • Corona Wave of Waste (Corona, PHD Australia)

The Effectiveness Award

  • The Best ‘Freekend’ Christmas Ever! (Skinny Media, PHD New Zealand)

The winners will be announced on Thursday, 28 March 2019. For the full shortlist for the Festival of Media APAC Awards, click here.