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Blazed rides high in NYF nominations

Taika Waititi’s Blazed and Derin Seale’s Mistakes TVCs, both for the NZ Transport Agency, have shared 12 finalist nominations evenly in the film cateogries

of the New York Festivals International Advertising Awards.

Two nominations for Expert Opinion, also for the NZTA, made up the complete complement of NZ nominations in the film categories. NZ agencies also scored nominations in the Digital, Direct & Collateral and Public Service Announcement categories. In the last of those categories
Mistakes took a seventh nomination in the Civic & Social Education sub-category.

Blazed

Since the NYF nominations were announced, Blazed has won three awards for production company Curious at the ANDY Awards, which were presented in New York on Friday (NZ time). Colenso BBDO’s Nick Worthington was a judge for the ANDY awards.

The 2014 NYF award winners will be announced in New York on 2 May (NZ time).

The film cateogories’ nominations for NZ titles are:

Acting
New Zealand Transport Agency: Mistakes
Clemenger BBDO

Direction
New Zealand Transport Agency: Mistakes
Clemenger BBDO

Script/Copywriting
New Zealand Transport Agency: Mistakes
Clemenger BBDO

Visual Effects
New Zealand Transport Agency: Mistakes
Clemenger BBDO

Politics & Government
New Zealand Transport Agency: Expert Opinion
Clemenger BBDO

Politics & Government
New Zealand Transport Agency: Blazed
Clemenger BBDO

Politics & Government
New Zealand Transport Agency: Expert Opinion
Clemenger BBDO

Television
New Zealand Transport Agency: Blazed
Clemenger BBDO

Politics & Government
New Zealand Transport Agency: Mistakes
Clemenger BBDO

Cinematography
New Zealand Transport Agency: Blazed
Clemenger BBDO

Television
New Zealand Transport Agency: Mistakes
Clemenger BBDO

Direction
New Zealand Transport Agency: Blazed
Clemenger BBDO

Script/Copywriting
New Zealand Transport Agency: Blazed
Clemenger BBDO

Direction
New Zealand Transport Agency: Blazed
Curious Film

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