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Asia hauls heavy metal at 2018 Clio Awards

Asia claimed 85 Statues spread across over 30 agencies in this year’s Clio Awards. The Asian tally came out to 15 Golds, 29 Silvers, and 41 Bronzes. 

Ogilvy Hong Kong went home with the most number of Gold Statues among Asian agencies with a count of four — all for their “Hot & Spicy” campaign for KFC under the Out of Home, Print, and Print & Out of Home Technique categories. 


Dentsu Jayme Syfu closely followed with three Golds in the Out of Home, Innovation, and Print & Out of Home Technique categories for “Dead Whale”, an anti-plastics awareness campaign for Greenpeace Philippines. 

Other agencies further excelled in Print, including Gold winners TBWA\Thailand for “The All Nighters” for McDonalds and Ogilvy & Mather Thailand for Astronaut for LEGO.

The Film category also turned out Golds for GREYnJ United’s “Friendshit” for KASIKORN Public Company Limited and Ogilvy & Mather Singapore’s “Pitching French Films to Hollywood” for Alliance Française de Singapore.

From India, agencies TBWA\India and FCBIndia Group came home with Gold Statues. TBWA\India was given the Product Design for its “Blink to Speak” Eye Language Guide for Asha Ek Hope Foundation and Neurogen Brain and Spine Institute, while FCBIndia Group was recognized in the Out of Home category for “Indoor Khela – No Conditions Apply” for publication The Times of India.

Aside from winning several other trophies for “Pride Jersey”, TBWA\Hakuhodo of Japan won a coveted Gold Statue in the Partnerships & Collaborations category. 

Rounding out the Gold winners was INNORED with an Integrated Gold for “MyStraw” for Binggrae Banana-Flavored Milk. 

Below is a summary of awards per agency:

South Korea

Innocean Worldwide: 2 Silvers
INNORED: 1 Gold, 1 Silver
AdQUA Interactive: 1 Bronze
Cheil Worldwide: 2 Bronzes


Dentsu Inc.: 4 Silvers, 3 Bronzes
TBWA\Hakuhodo: 1 Gold, 3 Silvers, 2 Bronzes
Hakuhodo Kettle: 2 Silvers
SIX INC.: 2 Silvers, 2 Bronzes


Y&R Dubai: 3 Silvers, 1 Bronze
Impact BBDO Dubai: 1 Bronze
FP7/DXB: 1 Bronze


TBWA\Santiago Mangada Puno: 2 Silvers, 1 Bronze
Dentsu Jayme Syfu: 3 Golds, 1 Silver, 1 Bronze


FCBIndia Group: 1 Gold, 2 Bronzes
Cheil Worldwide India: 1 Bronze
WATConsult: 1 Bronze
TBWA\India: 1 Gold, 1 Silver
Isobar India: 1 Bronze
Medulla Communications Pvt. Ltd.: 1 Bronze


ADK Taiwan: 1 Bronze
Redbit Pictures: 1 Bronze


Ogilvy & Mather Singapore: 1 Gold, 1 Silver
Song Zu Singapore: 1 Bronze


GREYnJ United: 1 Gold
Ogilvy & Mather Thailand: 2 Golds, 6 Silvers, 2 Bronzes
TBWA\Thailand: 1 Gold, 3 Silvers


McCann Worldgroup Shanghai: 1 Bronze
Wieden+Kennedy Shanghai: 1 Bronze
I Do Post Production: 1 Bronze
Amber China: 1 Gold, 1 Silver
Ogilvy China: 1 Bronze
FF: 1 Silver, 1 Bronze

Hong Kong

Ogilvy Hong Kong: 4 Golds, 1 Bronze
Cheil Worldwide Hong Kong: 3 Bronzes

See all Clio Awards winners on their website.

Grand Clio Award winners will be announced live during the awarding ceremony to be held on October 3, 2018 in New York City. 

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