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Ramanuj Shastry, Pops, Ravi Kiran, among 10 Indians on Cannes Lion 2010 jury

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Ramanuj Shastry, Pops, Ravi Kiran, among 10 Indians on Cannes Lion 2010 jury

Cannes Lions 2010 has announced the jury members across the 12 categories. This year, there are 10 Indians in the jury list. The 57th International Advertising Festival will be held on June 20-26, 2010.

The 10 Indian jury members are Ramanuj Shastry, Chief Creative Officer, Saatchi & Saatchi (Film Lions); KV ‘Pops’ Sridhar, National Creative Director, Leo Burnett India (Press Lions); Sajjan Raj Kurup, Founder and Creative Chairman, Creativeland Asia (Outdoor Lions); Ravi Kiran, CEO - South Asia & Emerging Market Leader - Specialist Solutions, Starcom MediaVest Group (Media Lions); Manohar Nayak, Managing Director, Lingo India (Radio Lions); Ramesh Iyengar, Chairman and Managing Director, Select Direct Marketing Communications (Direct Lions); Nandita Lakshmanan, Founder and CEO, The PRactice Porter Novelli (PR Lions); Vijay Singh, CEO and Managing Director, 141 Sercon (Promo & Activation Lions); Prasanna Kulkarni, Senior Creative Director, Digital Services, OgilvyOne Worldwide India (Cyber Lions); and Elsie Nanji, Managing Partner, Red Lion (Design Lions).

Judging will take place at Cannes during the Festival week with the Promo, PR and Direct Lions Awards winners being announced on Monday, June 21. Winners of the Radio, Media and Outdoor Lions Awards will be announced on Tuesday, June 22, while the Press, Design and Cyber Lions Awards winners will be announced on Wednesday, June 23. Winners of the Film, Film Craft, and Titanium and Integrated Lions Awards will be announced on the last day of the Festival week on Saturday, June 26, 2010.

Cannes Lions is the largest gathering of worldwide advertising professionals and advertisers as well as the most prestigious annual advertising awards. More than 22,500 entries from all over the world are showcased and judged at the Festival. Winners receive the highly coveted Lion trophy, presented at four award ceremonies throughout the week.

The Festival is the global meeting place for advertisers, advertising and communication professionals. Over 6,000 delegates from 90 countries are expected to attend the seven days of workshops, exhibitions, screenings, master classes and high-profile seminars.

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