Juries for Cyber, Design and Direct Lions announced by Cannes

28 Mar,2014

By a correspondent


The organisers of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, the largest global annual awards celebrating excellence in creative communications, have announced members of an additional three juries set to participate at this year’s event for the Cyber, Design and Direct Lions categories.


Commenting on the jury line-up, Philip Thomas, CEO of Lions Festivals said, “The prestige associated with winning a Lion is largely a result of the calibre of the professionals judging the work. It is therefore fitting to have such a formidable group of industry experts, who will no doubt help inspire and advance the global communications industry with the outcome of their deliberations. We very much look forward to welcoming them all to Cannes in June.”


The juries will be chaired by Susan Bonds, Chief Executive Officer, 42 Entertainment, USA (Cyber Lions); Karl Heiselman, Chief Executive Officer, Wolff Olins, USA (Design Lions); and James McGrath, Creative Chairman, Clemenger BBDO Melbourne, Australia (Direct Lions).


Three Indians have made it to the list including Meera Sharath Chandra, Founder Chief Executive Officer & Chief Creative Officer, Tigress Tigress, India in the Cyber category; Mangesh Rane, Founder Director, Open Strategy & Design, India in the Design category; and Rajat Sethi, Partner, Strategic Caravan International, India in the Direct category.


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