The Philippines won a Gold, 4 Silvers, and a Bronze Star in the recently concluded 2011 Ad Stars International Advertising Festival at Busan, South Korea.
BBDO Guerrero bagged the Philippine’s first Gold Star with the ad “Carpenter” for Bayer Saridon in the Pharmaceutical/Public Health & Safety Category. The agency also got a Silver for” Laundry” from the same campaign while the whole campaign was also awarded with a Bronze. “Singapore-Frankfurt”, a direct mailer for FedEx from the agency also garnered a Bronze in the Corporate/Institution/Industry category.
Leo Burnett Manila, on the other hand, won a Silver with the ad “Mudfish” for the World Wildlife Fund in the Craft/Retouching Category.
TBWA-Santiago Mangada completed the list of Philippine winners with a Silver awarded to “Cemetery” for the Cinemanila International Film Festival.