The Epica Book 29 Is Out

August 25, 2016

From London publisher Bloomsbury, the Epica Book represents 400 pages of creative inspiration. All the winners and selected high scoring entries are featured, including exclusive interviews with the grand prix winners – taking readers behind the scenes of the creative process.

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Weighing in at 400 pages, the Epica Book is packed with images, statistics and synopses, alongside agency credits and a detailed index. It also features in-depth articles about the Grand Prix winners, with interviews and behind-the-scenes revelations. The book is compiled by Epica in-house editorial team and published by Bloomsbury.

“The awards are a celebration of curiosity. Judged by journalists; the people whose very profession demands them to be relentlessly curious,” Matt Eastwood, worldwide chief creative officer of J. Walter Thompson, wrote in introduction. “The work in this book is a celebration of “fearlessly approaching the void” to create something new. Something never seen before. Something brave.”

Introduction is written by Matt Eastwood, worldwide chief creative officer of J. Walter Thompson.
Introduction is written by Matt Eastwood, worldwide chief creative officer of J. Walter Thompson.

Epica Book 29 features interviews with:

  • David Lubars: Chairman and chief creative officer, BBDO
  • Ben Tollett: Executive creative director, Adam&eveDDB
  • Malcolm Poynton: Global chief creative officer, Cheil
  • Masato Kosukegawa: Creative director, Shiseido
  • Francesco Bestagno: Creative director, Demner, Merlicek & Bergmann
  • Bas Korsten: Executive creative director, J. Walter Thompson Amsterdam

The Epica Awards has also launched an advertising campaign created by Paris-based agency Altmann+Pacreau that stresses the fact that Epica is judged by journalists and is therefore the most objective competition in the awards landscape.

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About Epica

Founded in 1987, Epica is the only creative prize awarded by journalists working for marketing and communications magazines around the world. It offers an independent jury and global press coverage. Launched as the first European advertising competition, today it is an international celebration of creativity, attracting thousands of entries from more than 70 countries.

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