Tista Sen, Malvika Mehra, Tapas Sen & Abhijit Chaudhuri join Prasoon Joshi in first list of Cannes Lions jury

14 Mar,2014

By A Correspondent


Tista Sen, Malvika Mehra, Tapas Sen and Abhijit Chaudhuri join Prasoon Joshi in the first list of Cannes Lions jury announced yesterday. While Mr Joshi is Jury President of the coveted Titanium and Integrated category (as announced earlier), Ms Mehra will be adjudicate in the Press category, Ms Sen in Outdoor, Mr (Tapas) Sen in Radio and Mr Chaudhuri in Film Craft.


Commenting on this year’s jury line-up, Philip Thomas, CEO of Lions Festivals says, “We are delighted to welcome this group of high calibre professionals to judge entries and award creative excellence in their respective categories. Every year the outcome of the judging process at Cannes Lions sets new benchmarks in creative communications for the global industry. By pulling together this collection of leading names we can expect the outcome of the jury’s deliberations to continue to achieve this.”


The entire list of the juries for the five categories is as follows:


Titanium & Integrated


Prasoon Joshi, Chairman, CEO and Chief Creative Officer, India & South Asia, McCann Worldgroup – Jury President

Alexandre Herv̩, Vice President РExecutive Creative Director, DDB Paris, France
Anselmo Ramos, Founder, David, Brazil
Gaston Legorburu, Worldwide Chief Creative Officer, SapientNitro, Global
Jacki Kelley, CEO North America & President, Global Clients, IPG Mediabrands, Global
Katrien Bottez, Executive Creative Director, Duval Guillaume, Belgium
Kentaro Kimura, Co-CEO, Executive Creative Director, Hakuhodo Kettle, Japan
Kevin Brady, Executive Creative Director, Droga5, USA
Steve Vranakis, Executive Creative Director, Google Creative Lab, UK
Tor Mhyren, President/Worldwide Chief Creative Officer, Grey, Global




R̩mi Babinet, Founder and Creative Director, BETC, France РJury President

Alvin Lim, Group Creative Director, Draftfcb, China
Damisa Ongsiriwattana, Creative Director, JWT Bangkok, Thailand
Damon Stapleton, Executive Creative Director, Saatchi & Saatchi, Australia
Danilo Boer, VP Senior Creative Director, BBDO New York, USA
Darren Bailes, Executive Creative Director, VCCP, UK
Fernando Tchechenistky, Executive Creative Director, DDB, Argentina
Gabriel Roman, President/General Creative Director, Lowe Ginkgo, Uruguay
Götz Ulmer, Executive Creative Officer, Jung von Matt/Alster, Germany
Juan Silva, Executive Creative Director, Shackleton, Spain
Kalpesh Patankar, Creative Director, Y&R Dubai, UAE
Leslie Sims, Executive Creative Director, McCann NY, USA
Malvika Mehra, National Creative Director & Executive Vice President, Grey Worldwide, India
Marcelo Reis, Creative VP and Partner, Leo Burnett Tailor Made, Brazil
Mariana O’Kelly, Joint Executive Creative Director, Ogilvy & Mather, South Africa
Maurice Wee, Creative Director, Bartle Bogle Hegarty, Singapore
Nuno Jerónimo, Partner & Creative Director, O Escritório, Portugal
Volkan Karakasoglu, Creative Director, TBWA\Istanbul, Turkey




Jose Miguel Sokoloff, President, Lowe Global Creative Council & Co Chairman and CCO Lowe SSP3 Colombia – Jury President

Alemsah Ozturk, Chief Happiness Officer, 41? 29!, Turkey
Brett Morris, Chief Executive Officer & Chief Creative Officer, Draftfcb, South Africa
Cristina Tin Sanchez, Executive Creative Director, BBDO Guerrero, The Philippines
Darren Spiller, Executive Creative Director, DDB Group Melbourne, Australia
Eugene Cheong, Chief Creative Officer, Asia Pacific, Ogilvy & Mather Asia Pacific, Singapore
Gigi Lee, Executive Creative Director, Y&R Malaysia, Malaysia
Gonzalo Ricca, Executive Creative Director, DON, Argentina
Jeff Kling, Chief Creative Officer, Fallon Worldwide, USA
José Valdir Bianchi, Art Director, Agência Mood, Brazil
Juan Sanchez, Chief Creative Officer, TBWA\España, Spain
Keiichi Higuchi, Creative Director, Dentsu, Japan
Kevin Lee, Executive Creative Director/Partner, Leagas Delaney, China
Luis Elizalde, Executive VP Chief Creative Officer, Saatchi & Saatchi, Mexico
Matthieu Elkaim, Executive Creative Director, CLM BBDO, France
Stefan Kolle, Founder and Chief Creative Officer, Kolle Rebbe, Germany
Tista Sen, National Creative Director & Senior Vice President, JWT India, India
Vicki Maguire, Deputy Executive Creative Director, Grey London, UK




Tony Hertz, Owner & Creative Director, Tony Hertz: Radio & Brand Sound, The Philippines – Jury President

Danny Searle, Chief Creative Office/Vice Chairman BBDO Asia, BBDO, Singapore
Emma Eriksson, Creative/Partner, Le Bureau, Sweden
Felipe Luchi, Creative Vice-President, Lew’Lara\TBWA, Brazil
Jan Leube, Chief Creative Officer, Y&R, Germany
Josh Rabinowitz, EVP/Director of Music, Grey Group, USA
Max König, Creative Director, Simple, Chile
Raf Debraekeleer, Producer – Director, Cobra Radio Brewery, Belgium
Rafael Arnau, Producer, Composer, Sound designer, Rafael Arnau Freelance, Spain
Shane Bradnick, Executive Creative Director, DDB, New Zealand
Simon Blaxland, Owner, Blazland Productions, UK
Tapas Sen, Chief Programming CrOfficer, Radio Mirchi, Entertainment Network, India
Tom Eymundson, Partner, Director, Pirate Group, Canada
Vanessa Pearson, Executive Creative Director, House of Brave, South Africa
Victoria Marie Evensen, Copywriter, Dinamo, Norway
Vince Lagana, Creative Director, Leo Burnett Sydney, Australia


Film Craft


Brian Carmody, Co-Founder, Smuggler, USA – Jury President

Abhijit Chaudhuri, Director, Q.E.D. Films, India
Augusto Gimenez Zapiola, Director, Argentinacine, Argentina
Corey Esse, Managing Director/Executive Producer, Exit Films, Australia
Felipe Vellasco, Director, Sentimental Filme, Brazil
Jenny Gadd, Head of Integrated Production, Johannes Leonardo, USA
Kerstin Heffels, Producer, Heimat, Germany
Martin Loraine, Deputy ECD, AMV BBDO, UK
Pia Dueholm, Executive Agency Producer, INGO Stockholm, Sweden
Roel Welling, Director, Wefilm, The Netherlands
Thierry Buriez, Creative Director, Being, France


With the introduction of the new Product Design category, a total of 17 juries will be judging in Cannes this year. Members of the remaining 12 juries will be announced shortly. Cannes Lions, the world’s leading celebration of creativity in brand communications, will take place 15-21 June at the Palais des Festivals in Cannes, France. For information on how to enter work, or register to attend, please visit www.canneslions.com.


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