AUSSIE/KIWI JUDGES FOR NEW YORK FESTIVALS
The New York Festivals have invited several Australian and New Zealand judges for the international advertising competition 2007. They join judges representing over 30 countries from around the world. All up there are 54 people in the TV Panel, another 54 in the Print Panel and 40 in the Posters Panel. Plus additional judges in radio and TV technical categories.
The complete list for Australia:
Ron Mather, ECD, The Cavalry, Melbourne – print.
Danny Searle (pictured), ECD, Clemenger BBDO, Sydney – print.
Michael Stanford, CD, GPYR, Sydney – TV.
Adam Hunt, CD, BWM Sydney – posters.
Shaun Branagan, ECD, Netx Sydney – interactive
David Denneen, Director, Film Graphics Sydney – TV technical.
Michael Cook, EP, The Feds Sydney – TV technical.
Brad Power, Director, Stella Radio.
Keith Fowle, Director, Voice Plant.
And for New Zealand:
Toby Talbot, ECD, DDB Auckland – TV.
Paul Catmur, ECD, Y&R Australia/NZ, Auckland/Melbourne – posters.
James Mok, CD, FCB Auckland – print.
David Brady, creative, FCB Auckland – print.
Steve Martin, CD, Terabyte – Interactive.
Ian Gibbons, EP, Exile Films – TV technical.
Other prominent judges in the region include Murphy Chou, ECD, Ogilvy & Mather, Shanghai, Anthony Wong, ECD, M&C Saatchi, Kuala Lumpur, Farrokh Madon, ECD, BBDO, Singapore, Richard Yu, ECD, Bates, Taipei and Carol Lam, ECD, McCann Erickson, HK.
Preliminary and final judging which will be online will commence the final week in March. The winners will be announced at the awards ceremony in New York on June…. Anybody who has not entered but wishes to can go to www.newyorkfestivals.com.au to request a deadline extension. Categories include newspaper/magazines, posters, direct response/direct mail, tv and cinema advertising, radio advertising, design, website advertising and design, alternative media and students. The absolute late entry deadline will be this Friday March 16th.