The five-member Jury panel for Pepper 2015 includes, Agnello Dias, Rajeev Rao, Prathap Suthan, KS Chakravarthy and Brijesh Jacob
BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | February 17, 2015
The Advertising Club Cochin and Pepper Creative Awards Trust have jointly announced the 9th edition of Pepper Creative Awards, the largest creative awards in South India and the second largest in India. Call for entries have been sent to all ad agencies in South India. A panel of eminent personalities from India’s creative world will evaluate the entries for Pepper 2015. The last date for receiving entries is March 10, 2015.
The five-member Jury panel for Pepper 2015 includes, Agnello Dias, Managing Partner, Taproot; Rajeev Rao, NCD, Ogilvy & Mather India; Prathap Suthan, Managing Partner/ Chief Creative Officer, Bang In The Middle; KS Chakravarthy till recently NCD, FCB Ulka; and Brijesh Jacob, Joint Managing Director, 22 Feet Tribal World Wide. “The five persons have proven credentials in heading juries of similar nature at national and international levels like Cannes, Goafest, etc,” said Oommen Kurian, Chairman, Pepper Creative Awards Trust.
“We are expecting more than 2,500 entries for the competition, which has become a stepping stone for creative fraternity from this part of the world to take part in other major peer reviewed national and international competitions,” remarked Rajeev Menon, President, Advertising Club Cochin. He further said that all leading advertising agencies from South India would take part in Pepper 2015, a unique event when luminaries from South Indian creative fraternity came to a single platform to evaluate and celebrate the success and challenges in professional manner.
The competition will be open to categories such as Agency of the Year Award, Advertiser of the Year, Art Director of the Year, Copywriter of the Year, Special Jury Award, Campaign of the Year, Press Campaign, TV Commercial, Corporate AV, Outdoor, Radio, Interactive – Web-based, viral, film craft, POP, Direct Mailer, Photography, Packaging, Logo Design, Unpublished works, PR and Promos.
“Unlike yester years, to get maximum participation from Kerala agencies, we have added more categories under Kerala section this year, such as Jewellery, Real Estate, Textile, Hospitality, Ayurveda, Media, Animation, Automobile, Healthcare, Public Service, Home Appliances, Financial, Cinema, Retail (Malls and Supermarkets), etc,” informed PK Natesh, Chairman, Pepper Awards 2015. The winners will be presented with Gold, Silver and Bronze awards and certificates.
Advertising Club Cochin, which has more than 500 members, has been organising the Creative Award function for the past 19 years. Besides the Creative Award Function, the Club regularly organises seminars and workshops to enhance the creative abilities of advertising professionals in Cochin.