Most APAC entries for Cannes from Australia, Japan and India

Cannes Lions logoThe most entries for Cannes Lions from Asia Pacific this year are from Australia – followed by India and China.

A total of 1,404 entries were from Australia, 1,110 from India and 1,093 from Japan. Next was China, with 873.

Singapore, Thailand, New Zealand and South Korea were in the next band of countries to enter Cannes, then Malaysia, The Philippines and Hong Kong.

Vietnam, Sri Lanka and Pakistan entered the fewest. There were none from Asia’s newest emerging market, Myanmar.

There were a record 35,765 entries to Cannes this year, but entry numbers were down in the film, press, radio, media and integrated categories.

The film category fell by 10 per cent, press by six per cent, radio by 13 per cent, media by seven per cent and integrated/titanium by 15 per cent.


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