Cannes Lions named first jurors; Titanium & Integrated, Press, Outdoor, Radio and Film Craft juries – unveiled

Creativity, Festivals & Awards

Cannes Lions announced the members of the first 5 juries that will be judging, this year, Titanium & Integrated, Radio, Press, Outdoor and Film Craft categories.

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.

Philip Thomas,

CEO Lions Festivals

Leading these five juries will be  Prasoon Joshi, Chairman, CEO and Chief Creative Officer India & South Asia McCann Worldgroup (Titanium & Integrated Lions); Tony Hertz, Owner & Creative Director Tony Hertz: Radio & Brand Sound, The Philippines (Radio Lions); Rémi Babinet, Founder and Creative Director BETC France (Press Lions); Jose Miguel Sokoloff, President Lowe Global Creative Council & Co Chairman and CCO Lowe SSP3 Colombia (Outdoor Lions) and Brian Carmody, Co-Founder Smuggler USA (Film Craft Lions).

Titanium & Integrated

  • Prasoon Joshi, Chairman, CEO and Chief Creative Officer, India & South Asia, McCann Worldgroup – Jury President
  • Alexandre Hervé, Vice President – Executive 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


  • Rémi Babinet, Founder and Creative Director, BETC, France – Jury 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. The members of the other 12 remaining 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.