CB Exclusive News Release (Asia)
Singapore dominates 2015/16 Young Glory podium
Singapore teams have filled 5 of the top 6 spots in Young Glory's 2015/16 Overall Season Winners lists this year.
Young Glory's '8 month, 8 briefs, 8 big name judges' process to find the world's most 'creatively consistent' emerging talent ultimately saw Singapore take home 1st, 2nd and 3rd Overall in the professional category, and 1st and 2nd Overall in the Student category.
The 2015/16 season kicked off with Y&R Asia CCO Marcus Rebeschini setting the first brief. He was followed by judges from agencies like R/GA New York, 72 and Sunny Los Angeles and Wieden + Kennedy Shanghai.
Winners were invited to commercial creativity conference C2 in Montreal where they were presented with plaques and showcased their work on stage. Some of their best ideas will also be presented at the World Humanitarian Summit and sent to the Commission on Financing Global Education.
The winners announcement can be viewed here.
Young Glory's next season will begin Sept 1st 2016.
2015/16 Overall Champions:
1st Place Overall (Professional):
Wendy Aw & Alan Choong
2nd Place Overall (Professional):
Zara Kok & Selena Soh
3rd Place Overall (Professional):
Alvin Koh Zhe Hao & Leonardo Yorinda Rusli
1st Place Overall (Student):
Batara Bayu Soedarwanto & Kevin Wijaya
Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, Singapore
2nd Place Overall (Student):
Priscilla Lim & Samantha Ann Young
National University of Singapore & RMIT University, Singapore/Australia
3rd Place Overall (Student):
Andreas Bastian Nordberg & Abel Aga
Westerdals OSLO ACT, Norway