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LIA 2017 Music & Sound Shortlist Revealed

62 Entries Shortlisted

(New York) London International Awards (LIA) has announced the shortlist for Music & Sound.

Whilst the LIA judging in Las Vegas is well underway, the Music & Sound jury, led by Abi Leland, Company Director of Leland Music, has completed judging. The jury panel, which consisted of Simon Elms of Eclectic Sounds, Keith Haluska of MassiveMusic, Rafael May of Rafael May Music, Anthony Moore of Factory, Josh Rabinowitz of Townhouse, Joey Serlin of Vapor RMW, Andrew Stafford of Big Sync Music and Brian Yessian of Yessian Music, worked diligently to ensure that the best work was awarded.

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There are 62 shortlisted entries in the medium, with the United Kingdom (21) leading the way, followed by the United States (14) and Germany (5).

Winners for all media will be announced on 1st November.

To view all Shortlisted entries released thus far with media and full creative credits, please visit:

2017 Music & Sound Shortlist (by country):

DDB Argentina, Buenos Aires:
·         Volkswagen Cross up! “Toilets” – Use of Licensed Music

CHE Proximity:
·         Cochlear “The Hearing Test In Disguise” – Experiential Use of Music & Sound

Rumble Studios, Sydney:
·         TedX “2017 Sydney” – Music Original – Score

AlmapBBDO, São Paulo:
·         Whiskas “Iris & Thula” – Music Original – Score
·         Getty Images “Jack” – Music Original – Song

Isobar, São Paulo:
·         Mares Filmes “Unforgettable Songs” – Experiential Use of Music & Sound

Cossette, Toronto:
·         SickKids Foundation “SickKids VS – DadStrong” – Use of Licensed Music
·         SickKids Foundation “SickKids VS – MomStrong” – Use of Licensed Music
·         SickKids Foundation “SickKids VS – Undeniable” – Use of Licensed Music

Ogilvy & Mather, Toronto:
·         Dove Self Esteem Project “Look How Far We’ve Come” – Music Original – Song

McCann Worldgroup, Shanghai:
·         Chevrolet “The Hunt Alone” – Music Original – Score

FP7/CAI, Cairo:
·         Coke – Red “The Line Up Song” – Music Adaptation – Song

Havas Paris, Puteaux:
·         Havas Paris “2017 Sheep Street” – Music Original – Score

Herezie Group, Paris:
·         David Lynch Foundation “Sounds of Trauma” – Sound Design
·         David Lynch Foundation “Sounds of Trauma” – Sound Editing

BBDO Group Germany, Berlin:
·         smart fortwo “smart – Wounds of the City” – Sound Design

Grabarz & Partner, Hamburg:
·         Volkswagen “Laughing Horses” – Sound Editing

HEIMAT, Berlin:
·         Das Handwerk “The Way Of The Master” – Sound Design

Scholz & Friends, Hamburg:
·         Opel Advanced Park Assist “The Parking Thrillharmonics” – Experiential Use of Music & Sound

Yessian Music, Hamburg:
·         Volvo “ABC Of Death” – Music Original – Song

Colenso BBDO, Auckland:
·         Anchor “Milk Slams – Inside Out” – Sound Design

Song Zu, Singapore:
·         Good Mood “The Bad Choice & The Good Choice” – Music Original – Song

Forsman & Bodenfors, Gothenburg:
·         A–Z Brand Launch Campaign “The Inner Voice” – Sound Design

MassiveMusic, Amsterdam:
·         War Child “Batman” – Use of Licensed Music
·         Nike “What Are Girls Made Of?” – Music Adaptation – Song

Sizzer Amsterdam, Amsterdam:
·         Renault Sport “Enter The Zone” – Sound Design

Mobile Telecommunication Company (ZAIN), Kuwait City:
·         ZAIN RAMADAN 2017 “Fight Terrorism with Love” – Music Original – Song

750mph, London:
·         BBC 4 “BBC Music – Idents 1” – Sound Design
·         BBC 4 “BBC Music – Idents 2” – Sound Design
·         McLaren “Raise Your Limits” – Sound Editing
·         James Wellbeloved “Mega City” – Sound Editing

Adelphoi Music, London:
·         Smirnoff “We’re Open” – Use of Licensed Music
·         Paddy Power “Coach Driver” – Music Adaptation – Song
·         Paddy Power “Steward” – Music Adaptation – Song

Big Sync Music, London:
·         Lipton “School Bus” – Use of Licensed Music

Factory, London:
·         UEFA “Come Play” – Sound Editing
·         Bwin “The Race” – Sound Editing
·         Honda “Up” – Sound Design

FCB Inferno, London:
·         Barnardo’s “Believe In Me – Gymnast” – Use of Licensed Music

·         Gillette “The Honest Player” – Music Original – Score

Leland Music, London:
·         John Lewis “Buster The Boxer” – Music Adaptation – Song

Leo Burnett London, London:
·         McDonalds McCafe “Madness” – Use of Licensed Music
·         End Youth Homelessness “Get Them To A Safe Place” – Sound Design

McCann Health, London
·         Docusol “Make a Nappy Happy” – Music Original – Song

Mutant Jukebox, London
·         Animade “Olympops” – Sound Design

Riff Raff Films, London:
·         Nike “What Are Girls Made Of?” – Music Adaptation – Song

The Elements Music, London
·         Samsung “Ostrich” – Sound Editing

Woodwork Music, Salford
·         Sony PlayStation “The King” – Music Adaptation – Song

BBDO New York, New York:
·         Bacardi / Grey Goose “Lumiere” – Music Original – Score
·         P&G “The Talk” – Music Original – Score

FCB West, San Francisco:
·         Levi’s “Circles” – Use of Licensed Music

Future Perfect, Santa Monica:
·         84 Lumber “The Journey” – Music Original – Score

Human, Santa Monica:
·         adidas Originals “Original is Never Finished” – Music Adaptation – Song

J. Walter Thompson, Atlanta:
·         Pennzoil “Joyride Tundra” – Sound Design
·         Pennzoil “Joyride Tundra” – Sound Editing
·         Pennzoil “The Last Viper” – Sound Editing

Leo Burnett, Chicago:
·         Samsung “Ostrich” – Use of Licensed Music

MassiveMusic, New York:
·         The North Face “Question Madness” – Use of Licensed Music

McCann Healthcare, New York:
·         Nasty Women’s Choir “Little Trumper Boy” – Music Adaptation – Song
·         Nasty Women’s Choir “Hark! The Nasty Women Sing” – Music Adaptation – Song

R/GA Los Angeles, Los Angeles:
·         Nike “Kyrie 3: Improv” – Music Original – Score

Venables Bell and Partners, San Francisco:
·         Audi “Duel” – Sound Design

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