AWARD School hopefuls, meet your mentors. Nine adland Aus creatives have been chosen to be AWARD School Heads for 2015:
|NSW||Peter Ogden||Dentsu||Creative Director|
|NSW||June Laffey||MCCann Health||ECD|
|VIC||Sarah McGregor||Leo Burnett||Head of Copy|
|WA||Craig Buchanan||The Brand Agency||ECD|
|SA||Matt O’Grady||KWP! Advertising||Creative Director|
|QLD||Sarah Chernishov||Sapient Nitro||Art Director|
|TAS||Sam Buxton||Clemenger||Art Director|
|NZ||Rory McKechnie||DDB||Senior Creative|
The AWARD school year kicks off on with three information nights on Thursday February 12 in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth. This is where AWARD school hopefuls get to find out about the course content, entry requirements, and what to expect from the application process. You don’t have to register to attend.
The application brief will be available to download from the AWARD School webpage on Friday February 13.
If your application is successful, you will be accepted into a 12 week course that will covering 10 briefs. You will be helped to generate ideas across a range of different mediums, with a focus on the new digital opportunities now available to creatives.
AWARD chairman, Mark Harricks, commented, “Thanks to all of this year’s AWARD School Heads for dedicating their time and skills to AWARD School. It is the high calibre of mentors that draws such large volumes of aspiring creatives to apply each year. We recommend hopefuls come along to our information nights if they are unsure about the application process or course content. The competition is high and the program is tough, so make sure you know what you’re getting yourself into.”
Date: Thursday, 12 February Time: 6:30pm – 7:30pm Venue: Centre for Adult Education (CAE), 253 Flinders Lane
Date: Thursday, 12 February Time: 6:30pm – 7:30pm Venue: NSW Teachers Federation Conference Centre, Auditorium: 37 Reservoir Street, Surry Hills
Date: Thursday, 12 February Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm Venue: Five Bar, 550 Beaufort Street Mount Lawley
Not all of the approximately 800 applicants can get a place in AWARD School each year, but 300 will. Applications for AWARD School NZ and Tasmania will open later in the year.