Dentsu Webchutney wins 7 Lions at Cannes

Dentsu Webchutney wins 7 Lions at Cannes

The agency has won 3 Silver and 2 Bronze for ‘The 8-Bit Journo’ campaign in the Direct Lion, Creative Strategy, Mobile Lions and Digital Craft categories.

Dentsu Webchutney, the digital-led creative agency from the house of dentsu India, has continued its run as the highest-scoring Indian agency at Cannes Lions second year in a row. In 2019, the agency topped the charts with 6 metals and 16 shortlists. This time, they have beaten their previous record with 20 shortlists and 7 Lions.

The agency has won 3 Silver and 2 Bronze for ‘The 8-Bit Journo’ campaign in the Direct Lion, Creative Strategy, Mobile Lions and Digital Craft categories. For the ‘World’s Most Reported Trailer’ campaign, the agency has bagged 1 Silver in the Entertainment category. Additionally, Dentsu Webchutney has also grabbed a Bronze for ‘The Better Half Recipes’ campaign in the Creative eCommerce category.

Dentsu Webchutney wins 7 Lions at CannesPG Aditiya, NCD, Dentsu Webchutney said “This year’s Cannes Lions is probably our most meaningful one yet. A huge round of applause for our teams across the country, both past and present, & gratitude to our clients who’ve shape-shifted the status-quo of Indian creativity at a global level, with us. And congratulations to the teams behind all the winning work from India.”

Dentsu Webchutney wins 7 Lions at CannesSidharth Rao, CEO, dentsumcgarrybowen (dentsuMB) India added “2019 showed us Webchutney was capable of creative excellence at the highest level. 2021 showed it was about doing it consistently – the wins this year have firmly planted the ‘new normal’ of what Webchutney’s north star as an agency is. The agency is home to some incredible talent and is a shining example of what the dentsuMB group of agencies and dentsu India itself wants to stand for.”

For the record, dentsu India has secured an overall 22 shortlists and 7 Lions at Cannes Lions 2021. Dentsu Webchutney has 20 shortlists in the Creative Strategy Lions, Direct Lion, Media, Digital Craft, Entertainment, Brand Experience & Activation, Creative eCommerce Lions and Mobile Lions categories. Meanwhile, Taproot Dentsu has secured 2 shortlists for its heart-warming Pooja Didi Campaign for Facebook in the Film Craft and Film Lions categories.

Dentsu Webchutney wins 7 Lions at CannesAnand Bhadkamkar, CEO, dentsu India said, “22 shortlists and 7 Lions at Cannes this year! What a fantastic achievement to flaunt. The recognition is only a testament to the fact that dentsu India is steadily emerging into becoming one of India’s greatest creative powerhouses. Dentsu Webchutney and Taproot Dentsu have already established a massive benchmark for everyone within the network and for many across the industry with their superlative and consistent performance. I am extremely proud of how our teams have shown such powerful resilience and stayed strong even in these challenging times. I congratulate everyone for earning this glorious victory at Cannes 2021.”