New York Awards

Canadian agencies made a good showing at the 1993 New York International Television and Film Festival held at the end of January.McKim Baker Lovick/BBDO, Vancouver, brought home two gold and three silver medals.Its 'Arrow' tv commercial for BC Tel received gold...

Canadian agencies made a good showing at the 1993 New York International Television and Film Festival held at the end of January.

McKim Baker Lovick/BBDO, Vancouver, brought home two gold and three silver medals.

Its ‘Arrow’ tv commercial for BC Tel received gold as world’s best telecommunications commercial and the ‘Bungee’ spot for the same client won silver for best direct response commercial.

McKim’s second gold was for a campaign for u.tv which was named best media promotion campaign.

Franklin Dallas of Toronto picked up a gold medal for ‘Flight 911,’ created for Fisons’ Delsym brand cough syrup.

Toronto’s Miller Myers Bruce DallaCosta won silver for Speedy Muffler King in the best 15-second campaign category. mmbd also picked up bronze medals for a Forest Springs ad, ‘My Idea,’ in the alcoholic beverages section and a Sony ad, ‘Art Gallery,’ in the home-electronics category.

Young & Rubicam of Toronto received a silver award in the retail restaurant and specialty foods category for a Kentucky Fried Chicken spot, ’20/20,’ and a bronze in the confectionery section for a Hershey’s spot, ‘Hoax.’

MacLaren:Lintas received bronze for a campaign for Lever’s Sunlight liquid dish detergent in the household products category and for Nestle’s Miss Mew in the pet food section.

Echo Advertising of Toronto nabbed a bronze medal for ‘Candle,’ created for Live Entertainment’s production of Phantom of the Opera.

Toronto’s Enterprise Advertising won a certificate in the charities category and a bronze medal for best original music for the Canadian Cancer Society.

The 1993 Festival attracted 4,475 commercials and campaigns from 50 countries.