he first round of jurors for The Immortal Awards, the free-to-enter global award for all Little Black Book members, has been announced. The jury will decide which finalists deserve the title of ‘Immortal’ in New York in November 2018 and includes a host of industry leading names across the agency, brand, production and post-production spheres. Jury members, so far, include: Anuraag Trikha, Global Brand Director of Heineken and Instagram’s Global Lead & Director, Kay Hsu. Bruno Bertelli, Global Chief Creative Officer of Publicis Worldwide, and Malcolm Poynton, Cheil Worldwide’s Global Chief Creative Officer, will be joined by Joanna Monteiro, Chief Creative Officer of FCB Brasil and Noriaki Onoe, Creative Director at Dentsu Inc. Droga5’s Chief Creation Officer, Sally-Ann Dale and R/GA’s Chief Creative Officer US, Taras Wayner, represent US agencies whilst Chaka Sobhani, Leo Burnett London’s Chief Creative Officer, and Wayne Deakin, Executive Creative Director EMEA of Huge, represent UK agencies. Production jurors include Kerstin Emhoff, Co-Founder & President of PRETTYBIRD, Laura Gregory, Founder & CEO of Great Guns and Sergio Lopez, Chief Production Officer of McCANN Worldgroup EMEA. Framestore’s Co-Founder & CCO, Mike McGee, is the first post-production juror to be announced. Awards Director Paul Monan, comments: “We’re incredibly excited to unveil our first wave of jury members and it’s an honour to have them all involved in our inaugural year. Little Black Book has established itself as a truly global platform, so it’s important that The Immortal Awards is a global award show which reflects the advertising industry of 2018. Selecting a first-class international jury that represents the industry’s current fluidity across brand, agency, production and post-production has been a pleasure, and we can’t wait to unveil the rest of our jury over the coming weeks.” The Immortal Awards jury currently includes: Anuraag Trikha, Global Brand Director, Heineken Bruno Bertelli, Global Chief Creative Officer, Publicis Worldwide Chaka Sobhani, Chief Creative Officer, Leo Burnett London Joanna Monteiro, Chief Creative Officer, FCB Brasil Kay Hsu, Global Lead & Director, Instagram Kerstin Emhoff, Co-Founder & President, PRETTYBIRD Laura Gregory, Founder & CEO, Great Guns Malcolm Poynton, Global Chief Creative Officer, Cheil Worldwide Mike McGee, Co-Founder & CCO, Framestore Noriaki Onoe, Creative Director, Dentsu Inc. Sally-Ann Dale, Chief Creation Officer, Droga5 Sergio Lopez, Chief Production Officer, McCANN Worldgroup EMEA Taras Wayner, Chief Creative Officer US, R/GA Wayne Deakin, Executive Creative Director EMEA, HUGE
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