The DDB Group has dominated the Australian shortlist for the Cannes Radio category, taking five of the 17 spots.
The nods for DDB were shared between its Melbourne and Sydney offices with the group taking one more nomination than the ever-present Dumb Ways to Die by McCann Melbourne.
Whybin\TBWA Sydney and The Brand Agency Perth also scored multiple nods – three each.
The total 17 Australian nominations are up on the seven which made it through to the shortlist stage last year.
2013 Cannes Radio Shortlist:
Space Board, Four Pines Brewery, Jay Grey North Sydney
Airport Security, M.J. Bale, Whybin\TBWA Sydney
Flightmare, M.J Bale, Whybin\TBWA Sydney (2)
Kirsty, Britax, DDB Melbourne
Joe, Britax, DDB Melbourne
Barbara, Britax, DDB Melbourne
Road, Volkswagen, DDB Sydney
Street, Volkswagen, DDB Sydney
Guitar Duet, Tennis Australia, M&C Saatchi Melbourne
Beady Eyes, Perth Zoo, The Brand Agency Perth and Eardrum Sydney
Prickly, Perth Zoo, The Brand Agency Perth and Eardrum Sydney
Urine, Perth Zoo, The Brand Agency Perth and Eardrum Sydney
Dumb Ways to Die (three minute version), Metro Trains, McCann Melbourne