Tuesday, March 13, 2007


D&AD Global Awards 2007 judging kicks off on 26 March when 300 of the world’s leading creatives from 25 nations will be selecting the best in advertising, design and digital creativity.
This year, submissions from New Zealand and Australia increased by 16% and 10%, respectively. As a result, Australia ranks as the 6th top entrant to the D&AD Global Awards 2007, while New Zealand, for the first time ever, takes a place among the top ten nations with the most entries entered to the competition.
A record nine Australian and six New Zealand judges will participate in awarding the coveted D&AD Yellow and Black Pencils.

Judges from Australia:
James McGrath (pictured), Clemenger BBDO Melbourne – TV & Cinema
Matt Devine, The Glue Society Sydney – Integrated
David Nobay, Saatch & Saatchi Sydney – Foreman, Radio
Darren Spiller, Publicis Mojo Melbourne – Poster Advertising
Gary Freedman, The Glue Society Sydney/New York – TV & Cinema Crafts
James DeVries, De Luxe & Associates – Magazine and Newspaper Design
Vince Frost, Frost Design – Magazine and Newspaper Design
Bob Mackintosh, Host Sydney – Viral
Gary Dawson, Clemenger BBDO Sydney – Writing for Advertising

Judges from New Zealand:
Toby Talbot, DDB Auckland – Poster Advertising
Darryl Parsons, Consortium Auckland – Radio
Catherine Griffiths, Epitome Type & Design – Typography
Karen Maurice O’Leary, TBWA\Whybin – Ambient
Corey Chalmers, TBWA\Whybin – Direct
Brent Hansen – Music Videos

In addition, Aussie expat Dave Bowman, who has recently left Saatchi's Auckland for Droga 5 New York will be on the Writing for Advertising jury. Other Aussie/kiwi expats on jury duty include Dave Alberts, chairman of Grey London (Online Advertising) and Julian Wolkenstein, Julian Wolkenstein Studio, London (Photography).


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