Malaysia’s most outstanding winning creatives that have graced YouTube over the past 12-months will be celebrated at the second ‘YouTube Malaysia Ads Awards’ set to take place on Friday, December 8, 2017.
The gala awards night will wrap up a week-long celebration of all things related to the popular video platform.
The by-invitation-only YouTube Week Malaysia 2017 will be held at APW Bangsar, December 5-7.
Both YouTube Malaysia Ads Awards and YouTube Week Malaysia are being held for the second time round to award and celebrate the brands, content, and the many talented creators that make YouTube a daily destination for entertainment, information and education for Malaysians.
Jury of the 2017 YouTube Malaysia Ads Awards:
Ahmad Izham Omar, Chief Executive Officer of Primeworks Studio
Arved Nikolaus Von Zur Muehlen, Chief Commercial Officer, Malaysia Airlines
Eugene Chan, Director of Communications and Marketing Excellence for Nestle Malaysia
Fred Chong, Chief Executive Officer, WebTVAsia
Gigi Lee, Chief Creative Officer, TBWA Group Malaysia.
Over 1100 entries have been received from more than 160 brands competing in the following 10 ads award categories:
1. YouTube Malaysia Ad of the Year, 2017
3. Retail & Restaurants
5. Consumer Packaged Goods
6. Tech & Telco
7. Best Multi-video Campaign
8. Best 5 Second Intro
9. Best Long Form
10. Ad Best Bumper Ad
“Great content always gets a great audience. YouTube continues to be a great platform for content creators and brands to flourish on today’s most influential video and social platform. It welcomes the new and experimental and being able to engage directly with the audience creates a virtuous cycle of watching, sharing and shaping,” said Sajith Sivanandan, Managing Director of Google Malaysia, Vietnam, Philippines and New Emerging Markets.