Juan Carlos Ortiz, Ana Balarin and Claudio Lima Join The Immortal Awards Jury

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Owen Lee and Gary Szabo also unveiled as further 2020 jurors announced
Juan Carlos Ortiz, Ana Balarin and Claudio Lima Join The Immortal Awards Jury
Five more jurors have been announced for The Immortal Awards 2020. 

Juan Carlos Ortiz, president and CEO of DDB Latina, will join the Latam jury alongside Claudio Lima, chief creative officer of Cheil Worldwide Brazil.

The European jury has also been bolstered by three new additions, including Mother London’s executive creative director Ana Balarin, FCB Inferno’s chief creative officer Owen Lee and Gary Szabo, CEO of Smoke & Mirrors. 

They join those who were unveiled in the initial announcement, including Fernando Machado, global chief marketing officer for Restaurant Brands International, Liz Taylor, global chief creative officer of Leo Burnett, Per Pedersen, global creative chairman, and Amy Carvajal, chief creative officer of Code and Theory.

Also revealed were Toby Allen, deputy executive creative director of AMV BBDO, Cheil Worldwide’s global chief creative officer, Malcolm Poynton, global chief creative officer of Publicis Worldwide, Bruno Bertelli, founder of international production company Great Guns, Laura Gregory, regional head of strategy, FP7 McCann, Tahaab Rais and Jose Miguel Sokoloff, president of MullenLowe Group Creative Council and chief creative officer, MullenLowe Group UK.

With this year’s competition expanding globally, each regional competition - LATAM, North America, Europe, MEA and Asia Pacific - will have its own dedicated jury.

A hand-picked grand jury, composed of jurors from each regional jury and will decide which projects will receive an Immortal statue in November, will be revealed later in the summer.

The Immortal Awards 2020 jury currently includes:

Amy Carvajal, chief creative officer, Code and Theory

Ana Balarin, executive creative director, Mother London

Bruno Bertelli, global chief creative officer, Publicis Worldwide

Claudio Lima, chief creative officer, Cheil Worldwide Brazil

Fernando Machado, global chief marketing officer, Restaurant Brands International

Gary Szabo, CEO, Smoke & Mirrors

Jose Miguel Sokoloff, president of MullenLowe Group Creative Council and chief creative officer, MullenLowe Group UK

Juan Carlos Ortiz, president and CEO, DDB Latina

Laura Gregory, founder, Great Guns

Liz Taylor, global chief creative officer, Leo Burnett

Malcolm Poynton, global chief creative officer, Cheil Worldwide

Owen Lee, chief creative officer, FCB Inferno

Per Pedersen, global creative chairman

Tahaab Rais, regional head of strategy, FP7 McCann

Toby Allen, deputy executive creative director, AMV BBDO

The full jury line up is available to view online here. The remaining jurors will be announced over the coming weeks.

Entries into The Immortal Awards will be accepted until September 10th 2020. All entries must be made for a commissioning client, and must have first aired, broadcast, displayed, launched or published between 1st September 2019 and 31st August 2020.  

Every member of LBB is entitled to up to five entries, depending on their membership tier. This year, Bronze members receive two entries, whilst Silver and Gold members get five entries. The full list of rules, including eligibility dates, can be found here.

If you’d like to enter the Immortal Awards but you’re not yet a member of LBB, sign up here today. If you’re already a member and would like to increase your number of entries, you can upgrade your membership here.


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