Dubai Lynx announced the 2011 juries

Advertising, Dubai Lynx, Marketing

The organizers of the 4th edition of Dubai International Advertising Festival announced the names of 2011 members of the jury.

According to them, a total of 28 jury members will come together in Dubai, to view the entries, deliberate and award the most outstanding work that the region has to offer.

There are 4 juries for Dubai Lynx and they will judge 12 entries categories: Design, Direct, Promo & Activation, Interactive, Media, Film, Print, Outdoor, Radio, Integrated, Print & Outdoor Craft and Film Craft.

The 2011 Juries are as follows:

Film, Print, Outdoor, Radio and Craft Jury

  • Prasoon Joshi, Executive Chairman & Regional ECD APAC, McCann Erickson Worldgroup, India – Jury President
  • Richard Brim, Creative Director, Leo Burnett, UK
  • Valérie Chidlovsky, Senior Copywriter, BETC Euro RSCG, France
  • Bridget Johnson, Creative Director, Ogilvy, South Africa
  • Simon Langley, Executive Creative Director, 303 Sydney, Australia
  • Scott Lewis, Executive Creative Director, JWT, USA
  • Eric Schoeffler, Chief Creative Officer, Tribal DDB, Germany

Direct, Promo & Activation and Interactive Jury

  • Armin Jochum, Chief Creative Officer, Jung von Matt, Germany – Jury President
  • Ben Callis, Creative Director, SapientNitro, UK
  • Dagan Cohen, Executive Creative Director, Draftfcb, The Netherlands
  • Ghislain de Villoutreys, Executive Creative Director, JWT, France
  • Connie Lo, Executive Creative Director, Leo Burnett, Hong Kong
  • Damian Royce, Creative Director, Clemenger BBDO, Australia
  • Pipo Virgós, Creative Director, Shackleton, Spain

Media Jury

  • Mike Cooper, Worldwide CEO, PHD, Global – Jury President
  • Eric Bader, Chief Strategy Officer, Initiative, USA
  • Kristian Barnes, Group Managing Director, MPG/MediaContacts, Australia
  • Davy Caluwaerts, Creative Communications Director, Zenith Optimedia, Belgium
  • Gowthaman Ragothaman, Leader – South Asia, Mindshare, India
  • Amanda Koutra, Managing Director, Carat, Sweden
  • Jochen Lenhard, Managing Director, Mediaplus, Germany

Design Jury

  • Rodney Fitch, Founder of Fitch, Rodney Fitch Ltd., UK – Jury President
  • Henrique Cayatte, Designer & Teacher, Henrique Cayatte Design, Portugal
  • Francis Gosset, Strategic Planning Director, Malherbe Design, France
  • Richard Hart, Design Director, Disturbance Design, South Africa
  • Claudia Neri, Design Director/President, Teikna Design, Italy
  • Barbro Ohlson Smith, Creative Director, Ohlsonsmith, Sweden
  • Bhupal Ramnathkar, Founder & Chairman, Umbrella Design, India

Integrated Jury
(made up of members from other juries, including all jury presidents)

  • Prasoon Joshi, Executive Chairman & Regional ECD APAC, McCann Erickson Worldgroup, India – Jury President
  • Armin Jochum, Chief Creative Officer, Jung von Matt, Germany
  • Mike Cooper, Worldwide CEO, PHD, Global
  • Rodney Fitch, Founder of Fitch, Rodney Fitch Ltd., UK
  • Simon Langley, Executive Creative Director, 303 Sydney, Australia
  • Bridget Johnson, Executive Creative Director, Ogilvy, South Africa
  • Scott Lewis, Executive Creative Director, JWT, USA

The 2011 winners will be revealed at the Dubai Lynx Awards Ceremony taking place on 30 March at the Madinat Arena, Dubai.

The 4th Dubai International Advertising Festival is the leading competition and awards for advertising creative excellence in the Middle East and Africa.