APN Outdoor reveals Cannes Lions Australian judges

Lindsay Bennett
By Lindsay Bennett | 8 May 2018

APN Outdoor has revealed the Australia’s juror contingent for the 2018 Cannes Lions.

This year, Australia will have 13 representatives across a total of 26 jury categories at the world’s largest festival for creative and marketing communications, entertainment, design and tech industries.

"Australia consistently finds itself in pole position when it comes to awards in Cannes, leading to our very strong representation this year," APN Outdoor GM of marketing Charlotte Valente says.

“The judges selected for 2018 truly highlight the high standard of jury representation at this world-leading event and illustrate the unbelievable talent we have in our own backyard.”

APN Outdoor took over from News Corp to become the official Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity representative in Australia this year.

Last week, it revealed the finalists for the Cannes Lions Young Lions competition.

The judges include:

Jay Morgan, Innovations Director, The Monkeys - Mobile (President)

Dominic Hofstede, Design Director, Maud - Design

James McGrath, Creative Chairman, Clemenger BBDO - Titanium

Aden Ridgeway, Partner Cox, Inall Ridgeway - PR

Colin Renshaw, VFX Supervisor, Founder Alt VFX - Film Craft

Josh Mullins, EP & Head of Projects, Will O’Rourke - Brand Experience & Activation 

Jen Speirs, Deputy Executive Creative Director, BMF - Film

Jim Ingram, Founder, Creative Director, Thinkerbell - Direct 

Kim Bartkowski, Creative Director, Associate Partner IBM iX - Creative Data

Fiona Johnston, Chief Executive Officer, UM - Media

Mike Spirkovski, Executive Creative Director, Saatchi & Saatchi - Outdoor

Cherie Davies, Creative Director, Sudler Sydney - Health

Anthony Svirskis, CEO, Tribe - Social & Influencer

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