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First Cannes Lions 2014 Jury Members Named

Titanium & Integrated, Press, Outdoor, Radio and Film Craft announced

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, the largest celebration of creative advertising and communications, is pleased to announce the members of the first five juries participating at this year’s annual event for the Titanium & Integrated, Radio, Press, Outdoor and Film Craft categories.

Commenting on this year’s jury line-up, Philip Thomas, CEO of Lions Festivals says, “We are delighted to welcome this group of high calibre professionals to judge entries and award creative excellence in their respective categories. Every year the outcome of the judging process at Cannes Lions sets new benchmarks in creative communications for the global industry. By pulling together this collection of leading names we can expect the outcome of the jury’s deliberations to continue to achieve this.”

Leading these five juries will be  Prasoon Joshi, Chairman, CEO and Chief Creative Officer, India & South Asia, McCann Worldgroup (Titanium & Integrated Lions); Tony Hertz, Owner & Creative Director, Tony Hertz: Radio & Brand Sound, The Philippines (Radio Lions); Rémi Babinet, Founder and Creative Director, BETC, France (Press Lions); Jose Miguel Sokoloff, President, Lowe Global Creative Council & Co Chairman and CCO Lowe SSP3 Colombia,  (Outdoor Lions) and Brian Carmody, Co-Founder, Smuggler, USA (Film Craft Lions).

Titanium & Integrated 

Prasoon Joshi, Chairman, CEO and Chief Creative Officer, India & South Asia, McCann Worldgroup – Jury President 

Alexandre Hervé, Vice President – Executive Creative Director, DDB Paris, France

Anselmo Ramos, Founder, David, Brazil

Gaston Legorburu, Worldwide Chief Creative Officer, SapientNitro, Global

Jacki Kelley, CEO North America & President, Global Clients, IPG Mediabrands, Global

Katrien Bottez, Executive Creative Director, Duval Guillaume, Belgium

Kentaro Kimura, Co-CEO, Executive Creative Director, Hakuhodo Kettle, Japan

Kevin Brady, Executive Creative Director, Droga5, USA

Steve Vranakis, Executive Creative Director, Google Creative Lab, UK

Tor Mhyren, President/Worldwide Chief Creative Officer, Grey, Global


Rémi Babinet, Founder and Creative Director, BETC, France – Jury President 

Alvin Lim, Group Creative Director, Draftfcb, China

Damisa Ongsiriwattana, Creative Director, JWT Bangkok, Thailand

Damon Stapleton, Executive Creative Director, Saatchi & Saatchi, Australia

Danilo Boer, VP Senior Creative Director, BBDO New York, USA

Darren Bailes, Executive Creative Director, VCCP, UK

Fernando Tchechenistky, Executive Creative Director, DDB, Argentina

Gabriel Roman, President/General Creative Director, Lowe Ginkgo, Uruguay

Götz Ulmer, Executive Creative Officer, Jung von Matt/Alster, Germany

Juan Silva, Executive Creative Director, Shackleton, Spain

Kalpesh Patankar, Creative Director, Y&R Dubai, UAE

Leslie Sims, Executive Creative Director, McCann NY, USA

Malvika Mehra, National Creative Director & Executive Vice President, Grey Worldwide, India

Marcelo Reis, Creative VP and Partner, Leo Burnett Tailor Made, Brazil

Mariana O'Kelly, Joint Executive Creative Director, Ogilvy & Mather, South Africa

Maurice Wee, Creative Director, Bartle Bogle Hegarty, Singapore 

Nuno Jerónimo, Partner & Creative Director, O Escritório, Portugal

Volkan Karakasoglu, Creative Director, TBWA\Istanbul, Turkey


Jose Miguel Sokoloff, President, Lowe Global Creative Council & Co Chairman and CCO Lowe SSP3 Colombia – Jury President

Alemsah Ozturk, Chief Happiness Officer, 41? 29!, Turkey

Brett Morris, Chief Executive Officer & Chief Creative Officer, Draftfcb, South Africa

Cristina Tin Sanchez, Executive Creative Director, BBDO Guerrero, The Philippines

Darren Spiller, Executive Creative Director, DDB Group Melbourne, Australia

Eugene Cheong, Chief Creative Officer, Asia Pacific, Ogilvy & Mather Asia Pacific, Singapore

Gigi Lee, Executive Creative Director, Y&R Malaysia, Malaysia

Gonzalo Ricca, Executive Creative Director, DON, Argentina 

Jeff Kling, Chief Creative Officer, Fallon Worldwide, USA

José Valdir Bianchi, Art Director, Agência Mood, Brazil

Juan Sanchez, Chief Creative Officer, TBWA\España, Spain

Keiichi Higuchi, Creative Director, Dentsu, Japan

Kevin Lee, Executive Creative Director/Partner, Leagas Delaney, China

Luis Elizalde, Executive VP Chief Creative Officer, Saatchi & Saatchi, Mexico

Matthieu Elkaim, Executive Creative Director, CLM BBDO, France

Stefan Kolle, Founder and Chief Creative Officer, Kolle Rebbe, Germany

Tista Sen, National Creative Director & Senior Vice President, JWT India, India

Vicki Maguire, Deputy Executive Creative Director, Grey London, UK


Tony Hertz, Owner & Creative Director, Tony Hertz: Radio & Brand Sound, The Philippines – Jury President 

Danny Searle, Chief Creative Office/Vice Chairman BBDO Asia, BBDO, Singapore

Emma Eriksson, Creative/Partner, Le Bureau, Sweden

Felipe Luchi, Creative Vice-President, Lew'Lara\TBWA, Brazil

Jan Leube, Chief Creative Officer, Y&R, Germany

Josh Rabinowitz, EVP/Director of Music, Grey Group, USA

Max König, Creative Director, Simple, Chile

Raf Debraekeleer, Producer – Director, Cobra Radio Brewery, Belgium

Rafael Arnau, Producer, Composer, Sound designer, Rafael Arnau Freelance, Spain

Shane Bradnick, Executive Creative Director, DDB, New Zealand

Simon Blaxland, Owner, Blazland Productions, UK

Tapas Sen, Chief Programming CrOfficer, Radio Mirchi, Entertainment Network, India

Tom Eymundson, Partner, Director, Pirate Group, Canada

Vanessa Pearson, Executive Creative Director, House of Brave, South Africa

Victoria Marie Evensen, Copywriter, Dinamo, Norway

Vince Lagana, Creative Director, Leo Burnett Sydney, Australia

Film Craft

Brian Carmody, Co-Founder, Smuggler, USA – Jury President

Abhijit Chaudhuri, Director, Q.E.D. Films, India

Augusto Gimenez Zapiola, Director, Argentinacine, Argentina

Corey Esse, Managing Director/Executive Producer, Exit Films, Australia

Felipe Vellasco, Director, Sentimental Filme, Brazil

Jenny Gadd, Head of Integrated Production, Johannes Leonardo, USA

Kerstin Heffels, Producer, Heimat, Germany

Martin Loraine, Deputy ECD, AMV BBDO, UK

Pia Dueholm, Executive Agency Producer, INGO Stockholm, Sweden

Roel Welling, Director, Wefilm, The Netherlands

Thierry Buriez, Creative Director, Being, France

With the introduction of the new Product Design category, a total of 17 juries will be judging in Cannes this year. Members of the remaining 12 juries will be announced shortly. Cannes Lions, the world’s leading celebration of creativity in brand communications, will take place 15-21 June at the Palais des Festivals in Cannes, France. 

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