Campaign India Team
Mar 27, 2015

Cannes Lions: 13 Indians named on juries

The jury includes 309 senior industry professionals from 44 countries

Cannes Lions: 13 Indians named on juries
Cannes Lions has announced the members of the 16 juries of the 2015 Festival of Creativity. The jury includes 309 senior industry professionals from 44 countries. As part of the jury, 13 Indians have also been named.
These include
Ashima Avasthi, creative director - branded content, BBC Worldwide on the Branded Content & Entertainment Jury
Sidharth Rao, founder & CEO, Webchutney on Cyber Jury
Ashwini Deshpande, co-founder and director, Elephant Design on Design Jury
Vinoo Samuel, head- creative services, Accentiv' on Direct Jury
Abhijit Avasthi, ECD, Independent on Film Jury
Prasoon Pandey, ad film maker, Corcoise Films on Film Craft Jury
Jasmin Sohrabji, CEO, SE Asia & India, Omnicom Media Group on Media Jury
Sanjay Mehta, joint CEO, Social Wavelength on Mobile Jury
Sajan Raj Kurup, founder and creative chairman, Creativeland Asia Group on Outdoor Jury
Ashwani Singla, MD & chief executive, Asia, Penn Schoen Berlandon PR Jury
Kondiparthi Sridhar, CCO, SapientNitro on Press Jury
Saurabh Dasgupta, ECD, Innocean Worldwide on Promo & Activation Jury
Riya Mukherjee, EVP, formerly Radio Mirchi on Radio Jury 
“Enormous consideration is given to who will judge,” said Philip Thomas, Lions Festivals CEO. “We seek out those who’ve distinguished themselves over the course of a career in creativity – people recognised for their professional achievements, but equally valued for their vision, admired for their passion and trusted for their integrity.”
“The task of judges is to identify truly great creative thinking and award iconic ideas. It involves long hours, impassioned debate and difficult choices. But ultimately their choices will inspire the industry and show the way forward for communications over the coming years.”
Entries are now open with an extended deadline of 10 April. For category details, fees and information on how to enter, or to find out more about our judges, visit
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