Publicis London leads UK shortlist entries for Cannes Direct Lions

The UK has 14 entries shortlisted in this year's Direct Lions category at Cannes.

OgilvyOne London: 'Looking for You' outdoor campaign for Battersea Dogs and Cats Home
OgilvyOne London: 'Looking for You' outdoor campaign for Battersea Dogs and Cats Home

Publicis London was shortlisted three times for its 'Spot 4 Sale' work for the youth homelessness charity Depaul UK.

OgilvyOne London was shortlisted twice for its 'Looking for You' outdoor campaign for Battersea Dogs and Cats Home, in which a dog on a digital billboard appeared to follow shoppers at Westfield Stratford as they walked past.

Saatchi & Saatchi London was also shortlisted twice for its 'Get Me a Sponsor' work for Chelsea Football Club and Grey London received two entries for 'Lifepaint' for Volvo.

Also in the running is Wunderman London, TBWA\London, AIS London, McCann London, and Leo Burnett London.

The Direct Lions category featured 50 shortlist entries from US agencies, 25 from France, 21 from Brazil 19 from Germany, 17 from Spain, and 14 from Australia.