The AWARD School Super Jury will once again select the AWARD School national winner online, from the state winners.
The 2021 Super Jury line-up includes both Australian and international top-tier creative talent. They are:
Abi Aquino, Chief Creative Officer, MullenLowe Trenya, Philippines
Carmela Soares, Creative Strategist, Facebook Australia
Damon Stapleton, Chief Creative Officer, The Monkeys New Zealand
Erin Lynch, Senior Vice President & Executive Creative Director, R/GA New York
Jake Barrow, Executive Creative Director, VMLY&R Melbourne
Jimmy Smith, Chairman & Chief Creative Officer, Amusement Park Entertainment, LA
João Braga, Chief Creative Officer, Wunderman Thompson Australia
Kazoo Sato, Chief Creative Officer, TBWA HAKUHODO Japan
Lili Jiang, Group Creative Director, Cheil Worldwide Hong Kong
Swati Bhattacharya, Chief Creative Officer, FCB Ulka, India
Mandie van der Merwe, AWARD School national co-head, stated, “This year’s Super Jury panel bears testament to the high regard and reputation AWARD School has enjoyed for more than three decades, and we are thrilled to have them judge this year’s AWARD School national winner. Our 2021 students have set the bar high this year in terms of creative thinking, and it will be an extremely tough choice selecting one winner out of a great many talents.”
Jack Nunn, AWARD School national co-head, added, “This year’s AWARD students have put together an incredible body of work, and for that we commend them. We’re also extremely thankful to our panel of Super Jury members from here and abroad for lending us both their time and creative expertise, and are excited to find out who this year’s national winner will be.”
Judging will run from July 22 until July 28. AWARD School state graduation nights will take place in VIC, QLD, WA and SA on Wednesday, August 4 from 6:30pm in-person (Covid-19 restrictions permitting).