UK bags three Golds at Epica Awards

Dove's "Courage is beautiful": won two golds
Dove's "Courage is beautiful": won two golds

Ogilvy UK was the domestic top performer

The UK picked up three golds at this year’s Epica Awards, with Ogilvy UK’s “Courage is beautiful” for Unilever's Dove bagging a brace in the Health & Beauty and Advertising Photography categories respectively, and “Give me hope” by Presence winning in Animation.

There were four silvers: Edelman won in the Prescription and OTC Products category with “CVRM patient pathways” for AstraZeneca; VMLY&R also picked up silver in this category with “Love story” for Upjohn; Wunderman Thompson was awarded silver in Branded Content - Branded Games with “Digital dash” for BT; and travel specialist mr.h won silver in Branded Content - Films and Series with "Making Norway" for Visit Norway.

There were a further seven bronzes handed out to UK agencies, with Wunderman Thompson winning three of them for BT. The & Partnership London also won bronze for Argos; Edelman for AstraZeneca; and Moving Picture Company won two for easyJet and Dick’s Sporting Goods.

Moldy Whopper” by Ingo Stockholm/David Miami/Publicis in the US dominated the Grands Prix, winning the top prize in Film, PR and Print; the US also won a further Grand Prix in Digital for “Swipe Night” by 72andSunny for Tinder; Canada picked up the other Grand Prix with Rethink winning for Kraft Heinz with “Heinz Ketchup Puzzle”.

The Epica Awards are judged by a panel of advertising journalists from around the world.

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