Cyrus Oshidar of Bawa Broadcasting is on the Branded Content & Entertainment jury, while Sneha Iype Varma of Nirvana Films figures in the Film Craft jury
BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | April 18, 2012
The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has announced the final three juries for this year's event – Branded Content & Entertainment, Film Craft and Mobile Lions jury. Two Indians figure in the juries: Cyrus Oshidar, Creative Director, Bawa Broadcasting, is on the Branded Content & Entertainment jury, while Sneha Iype Varma, Executive Producer/Partner, Nirvana Films, has been nominated to the Film Craft jury.
Avi Savar, Founder and Chief Creative Officer of Big Fuel, USA, will chair the first ever Branded Content & Entertainment Lions jury; Ivan Zacharias, Director of Stink, UK, will lead the Film Craft Jury; and Tom Eslinger, Digital Creative Director of Saatchi & Saatchi Worldwide, takes the helm of the inaugural Mobile Lions jury.
Terry Savage, Chairman of Cannes Lions, said, "This is an exciting year for Cannes Lions. Not only does Mobile become an awards category in its own right, but Branded Content & Entertainment Lions is being launched. We very much look forward to welcoming the esteemed members of these two new juries who, alongside the talented Film Craft jurors, will be setting the benchmark for their respective categories, each of which play a crucial role in our ever evolving creative communications industry."
Branded Content & Entertainment Lions Jury Avi Savar, Founder and Chief Creative Officer, Big Fuel, USA – Jury President Rodrigo Figueroa Reyes, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, FiRe Advertainment, Argentina Michael Hilliard, Executive Producer, FINCH, Australia Silvia Goh, Managing Director, LiquidThread/Starcom MediaVest Group, China Jan Godsk, Creative Consultant/Branded Content Specialist, Ideatakeaway, Denmark Cyrus Oshidar, Creative Director, Bawa Broadcasting, India Marc Ros, Partner & General Director, AFTERSHARE.TV, Spain Dean Baker, Managing Director, JWT Entertainment, UK Mary Lisio, Senior Vice-President, Non-Fiction & Branded Entertainment, Scott Free Productions, USA Doug Scott, President, OgilvyEntertainment, USA Bill Davenport, President, Wieden + Kennedy Entertainment, USA Scott Donaton, Chief Executive Officer & President, Ensemble, USA
Film Craft Lions Jury Ivan Zacharias, Director, Stink, UK - Jury President Dulcidio Caldeira, Director, ParanoidBR, Brazil Ralf Schmerberg, Artist/Director, Atelier Ralf Schmerberg, Germany Sneha Iype Varma, Executive Producer/Partner, Nirvana Films, India Seiichi Hishikawa, Executive Creative Director, Drawing and Manuel, Japan Espen Horn, Executive Producer, Motion Blur, Norway Alex Roman, Director, The Third & The Seventh, Spain Peter Raeburn, Creative Director, Soundtree Music, UK Michael Sagol, Executive Producer & Managing Partner, Caviar, USA Diane Jackson, Executive Vice-President/Director of Integrated Production, DDB Chicago, USA
Mobile Lions Jury Tom Eslinger, Digital Creative Director, Saatchi & Saatchi Worldwide, Global – Jury President Barney Loehnis, Digital Lead Asia Pacific, OgilvyOne Worldwide, Asia Pacific Leo Xavier, Founder, Grupo.Mobi, Brazil Paul Gunning, Chief Executive Officer, Tribal DDB Worldwide, Global Daisuke Yanasawa, Chief Executive Officer, KAYAC, Japan Hoon-Joo Shin, Vice-President of Corporate Image, KT, Korea Per Holmkvist, Founder & Board Director, Mobiento, Sweden Salvador Carillo Bardo, Chief Executive Officer, Mobile Dreams Factory, Spain Peter Sells, Head of Mobile, BBH, UK Laura Marriott, Chief Executive Officer, NeoMedia Technologies, USA
Entries close April 20, 2012. For late entry enquiries, please contact email@example.com. The Festival takes place from June 17-23, 2012.
The new Mobile Lions category is sponsored by AT&T AdWorks and the Film Craft Lions category is sponsored by FilmBrazil.