“Every entry has been carefully appraised by the jurors, delivering valuable media exposure to all the entrants,” the awards add.
The finalists will go through to the grand jury, which votes online between Wednesday, 23 November and Friday, 2 December. Gold and Grand Prix winners will be screened during a special online ceremony on Thursday, 8 December.
Silver and Bronze winners will be published on the Epica Awards website on Friday, 9 December.
Since 1987, the Epica Awards jury has been exclusively composed of editors and senior reporters from the world’s leading titles covering creativity and communications, say the awards.
Journalists support them from specialist fields such as:
- finance, and
A complete list of jury members can be seen on the awards’ website.
In 2022 the Epica Awards received 3 099 entries — a slight drop from last year explained by the absence of Russian agencies, which were banned from entering. The highest number of entries came from North America (400) followed by:
- Ukraine (396)
- Germany (276), and
- France (158).
There was an increase in entries from Asia, notably:
- China, and
In terms of networks, McCann, Publicis and Accenture were particularly well represented, but independent entrants are ever more in the majority, making up over 55% of total entries this season.
The complete list can be found here.
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