The New York Festivals International Advertising Awards has announced the second round of creatives appointed to the 2016 executive jury. On the list is India's Josy Paul, chairman and chief creative officer, BBDO India.
The executive jury also includes:
Steve Keum, chief creative officer, First Kiss Korea
Nir Refuah, chief innovation officer, McCann Erickson Romania
Yasuharu Sasaki, head of digital creative/executive creative director, Dentsu Inc. Japan
Leslie Sims, chief creative officer, Y&R New York
The executive jury panel will gather between 13 and 17 May 2016 in New York for five rounds of judging across mediums and select winners.
Michael O'Rourke, president, New York Festivals, said, "New York Festival’s executive jury of celebrated creative leaders mirrors the diverse range of creative talent prevalent in the advertising industry today. NYF is thrilled to provide our entrant’s with this esteemed jury of internationally recognised thought-leaders.”
The jury will follow a system wherein each entry is scored on its own merit with 50 per cent of the vote based on concept/idea, 25 per cent on brand and market relevance, and 25 per cent on production execution.
The New York Show gala will be hosted on 19 May.
Deadline to the 2016 competition is 15 February.