The Gerety Awards has chosen thirteen Australian creatives to judge its inaugural Awards. They are (l-r, top to bottom, in picture below):
Rebecca Carrasco, Executive Creative Director, Saatchi & Saatchi Australia
Tara Ford, Executive Creative Director, DDB Sydney
Tea Uglow, Founding Member, Google Creative Lab
Bec Brideson, Founder/ECD, Venus Comms
Bridget Jung Executive Creative Director Ogilvy PR
Sinead Roarty, Associate Creative Director, Wunderman Thompson Australia
Elle Bullen, Creative Partner and Co-Founder, SDWM
Emma Robbins, Executive creative Director, M&C Saatchi
Niccola Phillips, Head of Art, M&C Saatchi Sydney
Letizia Bozzolini Associate Creative Director Leo Burnett Australia
Sarah McGregor, Creative Director, cummins & partners
Georgia Arnott, Creative Director, AJF Partnership
Pia Chaudhuri, freelance
The Grand jury includes (l-r, top to bottom, in picture below):
Kainaz Karmakar Chief Creative Officer, Ogilvy Mumbai India.
Debbi Vandeven, Global Chief Creative Officer, VMLY&R.
Priya Nair, Executive Director, Home Care, Hindustan Unilever.
Judy John, Global Chief Creative Office, Edelman Canada.
Laura Jordan Bambach,Founder & Chief Creative Officer, Mr President UK
Cristiana Boccassini, Chief Creative Officer, Publicis Italy
Eva Santos, Global Chief Creative Officer, Proximity Spain
Merlee Cruz-Jayme “Chairmom” & Chief Creative Officer, Dentsu Jayme SyfuPhilippines.
Mira Kaddoura, Chief Creative Officer & Founder, Red & Co USA
Samantha Almeida, Marketing and Communications Director, Mynd_Music2 Brazil.
Tista Sen, Regional Creative Director, Wunderman Thompson South Asia
Tove Langseth, Creative Director and Strategist Sweden
Dörte Spengler-Ahrens, Chief Creative Officer, Jung von Matt/SAGA, Germany
10 cities will host the executive judging sessions that bring together agency and brand leaders to choose the finalists. They are London, New York, Paris, Stockholm, Hamburg, Sydney, São Paulo, Mumbai, Amsterdam and Beirut.
The final entry deadline is May 10. Enter here.
All advertising work broadcast between January 2018 and the deadline are eligible for entry and the works are judged on two criteria: originality of the idea and its execution.
Shortlists will be announced on June 15.