The Goafest Creative Abbys, the highly coveted advertising awards that recognize the best in advertising and marketing, is all set to kick-start the jury deliberation process.
The Awards Governing Council of Goafest 2016 has announced the Jury Chairs of Film, Digital and Publisher Verticals. Agnello Dias, Chief Creative Officer of Taproot Dentsu Private will chair the Film Jury of Creative Abby, Karl Gomes, Chief Fanatic at Fanatics will chair the Digital jury and Mitrajit Bhattacharya, President& Publisher of the Chitralekha group will chair the jury for the Publisher Vertical.
Jury Chair of the Film Category Agnello Dias, fondly called Aggie amongst his peers is reckoned in the advertising community as a creative powerhouse. Dias is credited with catapulting India into the Global Advertising map by winning India’s very first Grand Prix and Titanium/Integrated Lion at Cannes. He has also won various other awards like the double Grand Prix at Asia’s Media Spikes Awards for his landmark and inspiring “Teach India” campaign. His work has been featured across awards books for The One Show, the Clio Awards and Cannes Lions, D&AD, AdFest, New York Festival, and Media Spikes among others.
The Jury Chairs for other Creative Abby verticals will be announced shortly.
Presented by the Advertising Club and AAAI, the Goafest ABBYs 2016 will once again see the entire advertising and marketing fraternity come together in Goa from 7th April, 2016 to 9th April 2016 at The Grand Hyatt, Bambolim, North Goa.