France has the most shortlisted pieces of creative work followed by Germany and the United Kingdom
The Bulgarian agency guts&brainsDDB received two nominations
The Eurobest Awards has announced the 2023 shortlisted submissions today. This month, the Jury, in which for the first time there was a representative of a Bulgarian communication agency – Konstantin Trendafilov – founder and creative director of Human, convened in London to review the work and benchmark the very best in European creativity and effectiveness.
From a total of 2461 submissions from 34 countries, 559 pieces of creative work across 21 countries have been shortlisted and will now compete to be awarded. France has received the most shortlisted pieces of work, followed by Germany and the United Kingdom. Italy has received its highest number of shortlists to date with 58 pieces of work, and for the first time since 2008, Bulgaria has been shortlisted.
BACA member agency has 2 finalists in this year’s edition. This is a campaign whose creative potential also impressed the FARA 2023 jury earlier this year:
SOME FRIENDSHIPS BRING LIGHT – EVN – GUTS&BRAINS DDB – Radio & Audio > Excellence in Radio & Audio > Script
SOME FRIENDSHIPS BRING LIGHT – EVN – GUTS&BRAINS DDB – Radio & Audio > Culture & Context > Corporate Purpose & Social Responsibility
See all the finalists here.
Simon Cook, CEO, LIONS, comments: “We are delighted to announce the Shortlists for Eurobest this year. The first round of judging, which establishes the Shortlists, is critical and I’d like to thank our Jurors for all of their hard work. Congratulations to everyone who has been shortlisted – it’s a fantastic achievement. We look forward to seeing the winning body of work emerge and celebrating this year’s winners during the newly introduced Eurobest Awards Show.”
Gold, Silver and Bronze Award winners will be announced on Monday 11 December. New for 2023, the Grands Prix, Special Award and Eurobest Young Creative Competition winners will be revealed online, via the Eurobest Awards Show on Wednesday 13 December, starting at 12pm GMT. As well as celebrating this year’s winners, the Awards Show will provide viewers with exclusive insights into the winning work directly from the Juries, alongside insider details on what makes a winning campaign. The Awards Show will be accessible only via The Work – sign up here for further details.
The Eurobest Creativity Report, which provides the definitive rankings and insights from Eurobest, will also be published on 13 December, and all winners will also be available to view at www.lovethework.com/en-GB/eurobest.