As the 4th edition of the Kyoorius Creative Awards draws closer the star-studded jury panel for the Digital category has been made public. The prestigious awards celebrate creative communication brilliance in the fields of Digital, Advertising and Media.
The Digital Jury panel is going to be led by Tim Malbon (Founding Partner, Made by Many). Tim has been creating innovative online community work since 2000 and was named amongst Revolution Magazine’s ‘Future 50’ – as one of the “marketers, authors, entrepreneurs, and thinkers who will shape the digital industry of tomorrow”. It also called him “disruptive and challenging”. He is an Agilist, strategist, dad and a designer of social software.
The jury comprises of an impressive roster of creative virtuosos like Eric Cruz (Executive Creative Director, AKQA Shanghai), Lyndon Hale (Executive Creative Director, DigitasLBi APAC), Preethi Mariappan (VP Executive Creative Director, Emerging Experiences EMEA, SapientRazorfish), George Kovoor (Senior Creative Director, OgilvyOne Worldwide), Roopak Saluja (Founder and Chief Executive Officer, The 120 Media Collective and Sooperfly) and Prashanth Challapalli (Chief Integration Officer, Leo Burnett South Asia).
Rajesh Kejriwal, Founder and CEO of Kyoorius, said, “Over the last five years, the advertising and media industry as we know it, has seen dramatic and evolutionary transformations. The advent and growth of digital together with technology, has led to changes in the way we think, act and communicate with the modern day consumer. In this sea of change, the concept and execution of creative communications too has evolved leaps and bounds. And it is this outstanding creative excellence and innovation that Kyoorius aims to recognize and honour.”
The Kyoorius Creative Awards 2017, has innovation and ingenuity at its epicentre. The awards are spread over 17 main categories and 156 sub-categories.
The awards invite participation from advertising, digital, media and mobile agencies, production houses, event management companies, photographers, brands, corporates, NGOs and even individuals.
“The Awards felicitate outstanding talent that seamlessly integrates idea and craft to create superior artistry and craftsmanship. The Jury’s exceptional calibre and experience acknowledges the importance our awards and its place in the creative arts”, said Kejriwal.
The Open Jury Sessions will be held between May 11th and 13th, 2017 at Ecole Intuit Lab, Mumbai. This novel session by Kyoorius will invite people from the industry and media to attend the jury sessions, to learn and benefit from the discussions and the entries showcased.
While entries for awards will close on 19th April 2017, 26th April 2017 will be the last day to submit physical entries. The Kyoorius Creative Awards ceremony will be held on Friday, June 2nd 2017 at the Dome, NSCI in Mumbai.