Awards: The One Show 2022 Finalists include 140 from APAC

NEW YORK, USA — Nine countries and regions in Asia Pacific have 140 finalists entries for The One Show 2022, announced today by The One Club for Creativity.

All finalists will win either a Gold, Silver or Bronze Pencil or Merit, to be announced on May 19 during Creative Week 2022.

Dentsu Webchutney Bengaluru leads the way in the region with 21 One Show 2022 finalists entries, all for “The Unfiltered History Tour” on behalf of VICE World News. Dentsu Tokyo has 14 finalists for seven different clients.


Other top finalists in APAC are Ogilvy Mumbai with 12, Cheil PengTai Beijing with eight, DDB Mudra Group Mumbai and TBWA\Media Arts Lab Shanghai with seven each, and FCB India Delhi with six.

India has the most finalists in the region with 55, followed by China and Japan with 28 each, South Korea with nine, Singapore with seven, Thailand with five, Taiwan-China with four, and Vietnam with two.

Globally, Area 23 New York has the most One Show 2022 finalists entries with 48, followed by Leo Burnett Chicago with 44 and Ogilvy UK London is third with 36 finalists, including 11 for Dove “Reverse Selfie”.

A total of 1,591 entries from 44 counties are finalists this year. The top five countries are the US with 656, Canada with 119, UK with 116, France with 106, and Germany with 103.

All of this year’s special awards, including Best of Show, Best of Disciplines, Fusion Pencil, Green Pencil, Sustainable Development Goals Pencil, Cultural Driver Pencil, Penta Pencil, CMO Pencil and top rankings, will be unveiled at The One Show 2022 in-person awards ceremony at the conclusion of Creative Week 2022 on Friday evening, May 20 at Cipriani Wall Street in New York.

This year’s One Show ceremony will be a grand coming together for the creative community, as it represents the first of the large global awards shows to gather in person and celebrate the best work from around the world with industry colleagues.

The complete finalists list for The One Show 2022 is available here.

The One Club for Creativity, producer of The One Show, ADC Annual Awards, Type Directors Club Communication Design and Typeface Design awards, Young Guns and Creative Week, is the world’s foremost non-profit organization whose mission is to support and celebrate the global creative community. The One Show is a top global awards show for advertising, design and digital marketing, focusing on the creativity of ideas and quality of execution. Established in 1921, the global ADC Annual Awards are the world’s longest continuously running creative award for advertising and design, honoring excellence in craft, design and innovation. Creative Week takes place in May, and is the preeminent festival celebrating the intersection of advertising and the arts.

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