A suite of industry leaders has been selected for the Australian Cannes Lions jury panel and will travel to France in June to take part in the International Festival of Creativity.
The panel includes Sophie Price, chief strategy officer at UM Australia; Bob Mackintosh, executive creative director at Host; Brendan “Bob” Forster, head of creative technology at Clemenger BBDO and Amanda Galmes, managing director at Fuel Communications.
The official Australian representative of the Cannes Lions festival, News Corp Australia, announced the jurors this week.
“It is great to have a wide ranging and talented group of industry leaders representing Australia at the world’s most creative festival,” said Sharb Farjami, News Corp Australia’s chief commercial officer, network sales.
“Having Australians represented across so many categories confirms the creative talent we have in this country is world leading.”
The 63rd Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity will be held June 18 to 25.
The full list of Australian jurors is:
|Film||Justin Drape, The Monkeys|
|Outdoor||Nancy Hartley, Rumble Creative & Media|
|Media||Sophie Price, UM Worldwide|
|Cyber||Bob Mackintosh, Host|
|Mobile||Brendan “Bob” Forster, Clemenger BBDO Sydney|
|Direct||Dave King, Innocean|
|Promo||Iggy Rodriguez, Leo Burnett|
|Design||Andrew Simpson, Vert|
|Radio||Marianne Harvey, Clemenger BBDO|
|PR||Amanda Galmes, Fuel Communications|
|Digital Craft||James Noble, Carter Digital|
|Film Craft||Karen Sproul, Exit Films|
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