Organisers of the Dubai Lynx International Festival of Creativity have announced that it is open for entries across 15 categories for the 2014 edition of its Festival and Awards, taking place from 9 to 12 March 2014.
Entries are now being accepted in Film, Print, Outdoor, Radio, Media, Direct, Promo & Activation, Interactive, Print & Poster Craft, Film Craft, Design, Integrated, PR, Mobile and Branded Content & Entertainment. The deadline for entry submissions is 6 February and winners will be revealed at the awards ceremony and dinner on 12 March at the Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai.
Organisers have also revealed jury presidents for the 2014 Awards.
Prasoon Pandey, director, Corcoise Films, will head this year’s Film Craft jury.
On his appointment, Pandey said, “Sitting with the rest of the jury members, watching and discussing some of the brightest work over zillions of cups of coffee, is always an enriching as well as exhausting experience at the same time. It is that pleasurable pain that one can't help looking forward to.”
Leading the Direct, Promo & Activation, Interactive and Mobile jury will be Andy DiLallo, chief creative officer, Leo Burnett Sydney.
Björn Kusoffsky, CEO and founder, Stockholm Design Lab, will preside over the Design jury.
Graham Fink, CCO, Ogilvy & Mather, will head the Film, Print, Outdoor, Radio and Print Craft jury as well as the Integrated jury.
Philippa Brown, CEO, Omnicom Media Group UK, has been appointed as the Media jury president.
Phillippe Meunier, creative chief and co-founder at Sid Lee, will lead the Branded Content & Entertainment jury.
The PR jury will be presided over by Gabriela Lungu, CCO UK and EMEA, Weber Shandwick.