BBDO Tops Webby Award Nominations
On June 14 in New York, the 14th Annual Webby Awards will be handed out. Judges including R/GA's Bob Greenberg, Ogilvy's Lars Bastholm and AKQA's Rei Inamoto along with the public will select who gets the glory.
Among the campaigns receiving multiple nominations were Starbuck's "Love Project" (BBDO New York), which received three nominations (Best Viral, Best Public Service & Activism Video, Best Integrated Campaign), Volkswagen's "The Fun Theory" by DDB Stockholm (4 nominations); Nike's "Chalkbot" by Wieden + Kennedy (3); and the Grammy Awards' "We're All Fans" by TBWA/Chiat/Day (3). Evian's "Roller Babies" by BETC Euro RSCG, which has been viewed more than 45 million times, was nominated for Best Viral Marketing. we're pulling for the babies.
With a total of 16 nominations, BBDO has a good shot at grabbing Agency of the Year Award. The agency will be up against these multiple nominees: DDB (9), R/GA (7), Euro RSCG (6), Leo Burnett (6), AKQA (5), Weiden-Kennedy (5), Saatchi & Saatchi (5), Tribal DDB (5), Akestom Holst (4), Goodby, Silverstein and Partners (4), and TBWA Chiat Day (4).