For Immediate Release
MediaCorp Announces Stellar Jury Representation from Singapore at Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity 2015
Singapore, 2 April 2015 – MediaCorp, the official country representative of Lions Festivals, is honoured to announce a total of ten judges from Singapore who will be part of the esteemed jury panellists at Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity 2015. Singapore will be represented in nine jury categories, namely Creative Effectiveness, Cyber, Design, Direct, Outdoor, Press, Product Design, Promo and Radio.
The ten judges from Singapore are part of a diverse line-up of 309 senior industry professionals from 44 countries in 2015. At this prestigious international awards, Singapore is one of the top performers within Asia at Cannes Lions every year and this elite group of Singapore jurors will be evaluating the world’s greatest works and bringing back valuable intellects and inspirations to the local creative community.
Here are the juries from Singapore:
Creative Effectiveness Jury
Jarek Ziebinski, Chairman & CEO, Leo Burnett Asia Pacific
Rupen Desai, Regional President, Lowe & Partners
Tay Guan Hin, Regional ECD, S.E. Asia & Lux, Global ECD, J. Walter Thompson
Mel du Toit, Creative Director, TBWA Group
Erick Rosa, Executive Creative Director, Lowe & Partners
Ali Shabaz, Chief Creative Officer, Grey Group
Chris Chiu, Chief Creative Officer, Ren Partnership
Priscilla Shunmugam, Founder & Designer, Ong Shunmugam
Promo & Activation
Joji Jacob, Group Executive Creative Director, DDB Group
Lee Hanyi, Chief Creative Officer, The Secret Little Agency
The Festival follows a rigorous jury selection procedure, and all judges must be award-winning.
“Enormous consideration is given to who will judge,” said Philip Thomas, Lions Festivals CEO. “We seek out those who’ve distinguished themselves over the course of a career in creativity – people recognised for their professional achievements, but equally valued for their vision, admired for their passion and trusted for their integrity.”
For a full listing of the Cannes Lions juries 2015, please refer to canneslions.com.
The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity will take place from June 21 to 27, 2015.
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MediaCorp is Singapore’s leading media company with the most complete range of platforms, spanning television, radio, newspapers, magazines, movies, digital and out-of-home media.
It pioneered the development of Singapore’s broadcasting industry, with the broadcast of Radio in 1936 and Television in 1963. Today, MediaCorp has over 50 products and brands in four languages (English, Mandarin, Malay and Tamil), reaching out to virtually all adults in Singapore every week.
Initiatives in the new digital space include Internet TV-on-demand, High Definition TV broadcast and Over-the-Top (OTT) interactive services.
Beyond Singapore, MediaCorp is an active regional player through co-productions in TV dramas and movies, magazines publishing, as well as Channel NewsAsia International, one of the first Asian-owned English news channels.
Our financial and strategic collaboration in the region includes International Media Corporation in Vietnam, which was set up to develop and produce television entertainment and economic news content. MediaCorp also has a stake in Singapore-based retail firm Reebonz, one of the region’s fastest growing luxury online retailers and a majority stake in Cubinet Interactive, a Malaysian digital games publisher.
Winner of numerous international awards and accolades including Asian Television Awards’ Terrestrial Broadcaster of the Year, MediaCorp’s mission is to engage, entertain and enrich audiences by harnessing the power of creativity. For more information, please visit mediacorp.sg.