A jury panel comprising creative professionals from across the globe has been announced for the Kyoorius Awards 2013. The awards have been conceptualised by Kyoorius in partnership with D&AD and the International Advertising Association (India Chapter).
The awards ceremony will be held in Goa on 29 August 2013 at Kyoorius Designyatra.
The jury lineup is as follows:
Elsie Nanji, Managing Partner, Red Lion, Mumbai
Hansen Ho, founder and creative director, H55, Sinagpore
Jeremy Leslie, creative director, MagCulture, London
Simon Sankarraya, founding partner and creative director, AllofUs - London
Tania Singh Khosla, founder and design director, TSK Design, Bangalore
Gabor Schreier, executive creative director, Saffron, Madrid
Ton Van Bragt, founding partner and creative director, design team, Kuala Lumpur
Rajesh Kejriwal, founder CEO, Kyoorius, said, “We at Kyoorius aim to recognise and honour outstanding creative work across the country. It is an extended effort to follow international standards and gather all jury members in Mumbai to review, discuss and elect the best of the best over three intensive days."
All jury members will gather in Mumbai for an on ground and open conversation jury session where they will discuss, debate and decide the winners via private voting, according to an official statement.
The jury will review entries from nine professional categories, including identity, packaging, communication, digital, space, books, editorial, craft and design for good. The jury will also review and nominate winners in the six student award categories – identity, typography, publication design, open brief, illustration and packaging.
Winners in the professional categories will get one free entry of their choice to the next D&AD awards and from the winning studio to Kyoorius Designyatra 2013. All finalists and winners get space in the Awards Book – 5,000 copies will be printed and distributed across corporates, agencies, studios, schools and educational institutions, etc.