International Jury of MIAF will include representatives of TOP3 RACA’s rating and Ukrainian agencies: Andrey Gubaydulin – CEO and co-owner of Russian creative agency Voskhod, Grigory Sorokin – CEO Leo Burnett Eastern Europe, Adrian Ely – CEO BBDO Moscow, and Yurko Gutsulyak– Art-director & co-owner of Graphic Design Studio Yurko Gutsulyak Kiev.
Gubaydulin started his career in advertising areaas producer and director and then he becamea head of creative department of Voskhod. Under his guidance, the company became the repeated winner of the all-Russian and international festivals, including Bronze at CannesLions, Silver at Eurobest, Grand Prix at GoldenDrumm, Bronze at Epica, awards at RedApple and more.
Andrey is one of the Top-70 of the world’s creative directors in PIAFYS’s rating, with Voskhod being on the 1st place on RACA’s creative rating.
In what concerns Sorokin, he started working as interactive designer 12 years ago. In 2000, Grigory founded the design studio Afte in Novosibirsk, than tool over at DEFA Gruppe as Art Director than became a Creative Director. In 2007, he became creative director of interactive unit Leo Burnett Moscow, with the aim to improve agency’s position in this area.
One of his projects, Photoshooting, was awarded Bronze at Cannes Lions. Grigory Sorokin’s projects also got numerous awards at Golden Drum, Golden Hammer, Epica, New York Festivals, ADCR, KIAF, МIAF, Idea! and others. He was a part of jury in different festivals such as Eurobest, Idea!,MIAF, KIAF. Among the clients he worked with there are companies such as Lego, Samsung, McDonald’s, Procter&Gamble, Audi, Volvo, Diageo, Coca-Cola, Google, MTV, WWF , etc.
Adrian Ely is creative director at BBDO Moscow for two years already and, under his management, the agency won its first two accolades in Cannes Lions. Before moving to Russia, Adrian spent most of his career working in Sydney, Australia, for US and DDB Sydney. He won awards at the major international festivals, including Cannes Lions, Effies, Epica, New York Festival, One Show, Clio, Promax, AWARD, Creative Circle Awards. He’s also picked up lots of awards locally.
Yurko Gutsulyak won awards in design and advertising sphere at the main international festivals, including RedDot, European Design Awards, Golden Drum, Golden Hammer, Communications Arts, HOW, Graphis, ADC*E (nomination), THE CUP (nomination). He is the first gold winner at Epica Awards in Ukraine’s history.
Yurko Gutsulyak actively participates in development of the domestic advertising market. He is President of Art Director Club Ukraine since 2010. He was a representative from Ukraine in many advertising festivals including Golden Drum. He was a lecture in he is president Art Director Club Ukraine, repeatedly he represented Ukraine as a part of jury of the international advertizing festivals, including festival GoldenDrum. In 2010 Yurko has been invited as lecturer at Europeana Designa Conference (Rotterdam, Netherlands).