News Record number of Australian judges announced for 2013 Cannes Festival of Creativity. News Limited
11 March, 2013 - News Limited's group director – sales Fiorella Di Santo today announced a record 14 industry leaders to the Australian Cannes Lions Jury Panel.
News Limited is the official Australian representative of the Festival.
Ms Di Santo said: "The record number of jurors selected for this year's Festival is a testament to the calibre of creative and strategic talent in Australia.
"I'm pleased that such a cross-section of talented individuals from our local industry will be representing Australia at the most prestigious creative festival in the world."
The 2013 Australian Cannes Lions Jury Panel:
Ant Keogh, Clemenger BBDO Melbourne
Dylan Harris, DDB
Ben Welsh, M&C Saatchi
Brad Eldridge, Soap Digital
David Bowman, Whybin/TBWA
Promo & Activation
Ben Coulson, George Patterson Y&R
Ralph van Dijk, Eardrum
Tony Charlton, Elmwood
James Wright, Red Agency
Andy DiLallo, Leo Burnett Sydney
Anthony Freedman, HOST
Russ Mitchinson, DDB
Justin Baird, Jump Tank
Emad Tahtouh, 72 degrees
An Australian Media juror is yet to be appointed.
Chairman of Cannes Lions Terry Savage said: "The media jury will be announced in due course. We are and have been working with the industry leaders globally to ensure we have the best possible jurors in Cannes and will announce the Media Jury format and makeup shortly."
As official Australian representative of the festival, News Limited also manages the Cannes Young Lions program locally. Entry is open to individuals under the age of 28. Deadline for submission is Wednesday 10 April. For more information, visit ozcannes.com.au.
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