W+K leads the way for UK on Film Craft shortlist

CANNES 2011: There is much to encourage the UK's hopes on the Film Craft Lions shortlist, with domestic shops receiving nine out of a total of 34 nominations.

Nokia: 'world's smallest stop motion character' by W+K London
Nokia: 'world's smallest stop motion character' by W+K London

Wieden+Kennedy London has been nominated for Nokia "world's smallest stop motion character" and Nike "control".

DDB UK makes the shortlist for Philips "foundling," Mother for Ikea "cats" and Dare for Sony Ericsson "models".

Other shortlisted UK entries are Fallon's Skoda "made of meaner stuff" work, Euro RSCG for Dulux "wall," MCBD (now Dare) for Hovis "mischief," and AMV BBDO for Doritos "director's tips".

Other strong non-UK contenders include Nike "write the future" by Wieden+Kennedy Amsterdam, Puma "after hours athlete" by Droga 5 New York, and Old Spice "questions" by Wieden+Kennedy Portland.

The UK's performance is second only to the US agencies which has received 14 nominations.

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