The Festival of Media Asia Pacific will be back in Singapore on 16th-18th March 2014. The venue will be the Capella Singapore. The organisers have already announced the shortlist of its 2014 awards programme. The awards recognise work across eighteen different categories. 118 entries from 12 countries are on the shortlist which was compiled after a 44 member panel of senior agency heads and global brand marketers. The final selection will be in March with a panel of judges chaired by Andrew Knott, Vice President, Media & Digital at McDonald’s Corporation. Charlie Crowe is the founder of the Festival of Media and Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of C Squared. He said this years competition was tougher with more entries than ever. Only the best of the best will, he added, take home a trophy.