Top Story


Home >> Advertising >> Article

Creative guns await fresh ideas at Leo Burnett’s Portfolio Night

Font Size   16
Creative guns await fresh ideas at Leo Burnett’s Portfolio Night

Delhi is all charged up to host Portfolio Night, happening for the first time in the city. Since its debut in 2000, Mumbai has been one of most popular Portfolio Night cities, so the new creative hub-Delhi is extremely excited about the event.

Hosted by Leo Burnett, the initiative will recognise hidden creative guns. Creative directors share their expectations from Portfolio Night. It will take place on May 22.

KV Sridhar, Chief Creative Officer, Leo Burnett India and Subcontinent said, “The event has already generated huge interest among the industry in Delhi. The Facebook page has lots of thank you notes for bringing Portfolio Night to Delhi. In advertising, people always concentrate on Mumbai and Delhi gets ignored. Delhi has given a lot to many of us, so it is one of the ways to give back.”

“Delhi has grown much faster than Mumbai, at least in the last 10 years and the city holds more future; therefore, it is important to recognise the talent here,” he added.

Portfolio Night gives an opportunity to emerging talent to meet the legends of the industry and gain wisdom.

Soumitra Karnik, NCD, Dentsu India Group said, “I am mighty pleased to be a part of such refreshing idea as the Portfolio Night. The panel of creative directors consists of names whose work I have enjoyed as a consumer and respected as a person from the same industry.  I am hoping to see several young copywriters, art directors and designers speed date the very accomplished creative leaders. I am hoping to see a vibrant, free flowing exchange of energy between the two. I am hoping to see people fall in love all around me.”

“I am excited by the thought that I would get to witness the beginning of the making of the next-generation of future superstars. I am hoping to eavesdrop on some of the teachings being offered on tables around me so I could learn too,” he added.

The Portfolio Night will witness participation from senior and experienced creative people from Indian advertising, including Prasoon Joshi, Executive Chairman and CEO, McCann Worldgroup India and President – South Asia; Taproot India’s Agnello Dias; R Balki, Chairman & Chief Creative Officer, Lowe Lintas and many more industry veterans.

Amer Jaleel, National Creative Director at Lowe and Partners Worldwide wants to see some of the fresh portfolios from real junior kids. He expects fresh ideas to be shared all across. “I haven’t seen a fresher’s portfolio for a very long time; hence, I am really looking forward to the Portfolio Night,” said Jaleel.

The industry has a lot of expectations from the young ones, as we watch out for the next superstar.

Tags Portfolio Night KV Sridhar Soumitra Karnik Dentsu India Prasoon Joshi McCann Worldgroup India Taproot Agnello Dias R Balki Amer Jaleel

Arati Singh, Channel Head, NDTV Good Times, opens up on how she loves to go on adventurous trips on a typical weekend.

In week 9 of BARC ratings, the channel led the lifestyle space with 1206 million impressions followed by TLC, FYI TV18, Food Food and Fox Life

During his brief visit to India, Ronen Mense, Vice- President- Asia, AppsFlyer, spoke to exchange4media about app marketing and the new trends one can witness in mobile marketing.

Neha Kulwal, CEO, Admitad, talks about the future of affiliate marketing and the company's growth over the years

Recap brings you a round up of the important stories that made headlines this week.

Powered by advertising technology expert Yospace, Akamai’s Dynamic Ad Insertion is designed to help content providers offer greater monetization opportunities through online advertising, while maintai...

The second season of the show takes viewers on a profound journey to the homes of their favorite celebrities such as cricket icon Saurav Ganguly and Bollywood actors Sushant Singh Rajput, Radhika Apt...