The Australasian Writers and Art Directors Association (AWARD) has today announced the full lineup of jurors for the 43rd AWARD Awards.
A total of 81 creatives will be tasked with selecting the 43rd AWARD Awards winners, with online pre-judging to determine finalists taking place from 11 March to 25 March 2022 and virtual judging to nominate winners from 2 to 10 May 2022.
As announced on 11 February, globally-acclaimed creative Neil Heymann will act as this year’s AWARD Awards Jury President.
This year’s jury Chairs are:
|Digital||Beth O’Brien – The Monkeys|
|Press, Poster & The Dark Arts||Selena McKenzie – Tellart, Dubai|
|Media Thinking||Laura Petruccelli – Goodby,
Silverstein & Partners, San Fran
|Impact||Jo Shoesmith – Amazon, Los Angeles|
|Design||Andy Thomas – Re|
|Culture||Jo Wallace – Wunderman Thompson, London|
|Sound||Damon Stapleton – The Monkeys, New Zealand|
|Film||Micah Walker – Bear Meets Eagle on Fire|
|Craft in Motion||Steve Rogers – Revolver|
|Life Changing||Simon Bagnasco – Saatchi & Saatchi|
|Strategy||Pieter-Paul von Weiler – BetterBriefs|
See full list of jurors here.
Cam Blackley, Chair of AWARD, said: “This is another world-class line-up of Jury Chairs and jurors and we’re honoured to have such an incredible calibre of talent review entries for this years’ AWARD Awards,” he said.
“This will no doubt be another remarkable year for Australia’s creative community. Despite the challenges thrown our way, we’ve seen entry levels exceed recent records.
“That points to a real buoyancy in the industry and a determination to flex creative muscles in tough times. We look forward to seeing how ideas conceived in 2021 have solved a diverse array of business challenges,” he said.
The AWARD Awards virtual ceremony will take place on Friday, 20 May 2022. Full details of the ceremony will be announced shortly.