Kyoorius Creative Awards Announces its Juries for 5th Edition

The Kyoorius Creative Awards is back in its 5th edition to recognize and award the best creative and innovative work in the advertising, digital and media industries. The entries will be open from 21st March 2018 to 23rd April 2018 across 20 main categories and 280 sub-categories. Advertising/digital agencies, brands, production houses, media houses, event management companies, freelancers, photographers, mobile agencies, corporates, NGOs or individuals can submit their entries. The Kyoorius Creative Awards night will be held on 1st June 2018 at The Dome, NSCI, Mumbai.

The entries will be judged by four juries; two for advertising and one each for digital and media from 14th May – 16th May in Mumbai. 

The jury chairpersons are as follows:

  • Arun Iyer- Chairman & Chief Creative Officer, Lowe Lintas – Advertising
  • Santosh Padhi- Chief Creative Officer & Co-Founder, Taproot Denstu - Advertising
  • Torie Henderson - CEO, South East Asia & India, Omnicom Media Group Asia Pacific – Media
  • Kunal Jeswani- Chief Executive Officer, Ogilvy & Mather– Digital

The confirmed Jurors so far areBobby Pawar - Chief Creative Officer and Managing Director South Asia, Publicis Worldwide, India, Deepa Geethakrishnan - National Creative Director (HUL), Lowe Lintas, Juhi Kalia - Head of Creative Shop India & Global Brands APACFacebook, Kainaz Karmakar - Chief Creative Officer - Ogilvy Mumbai, Ogilvy & Mather, Kartik Iyer - CEO, Happy McGarryBowen, Kyoko Yonezawa - Creative Technologist, Dentsu Inc., Neil Cooper - Group Creative Director, Publicis.Sapient, Pradyumna Chauhan – Creative Consultant, Preethi Mariappan - VP, Executive Creative Director Emerging Experiences, Publicis Sapient, Satbir Singh - Founder & Chief Creative Officer, Thinkstr, Sidharth Rao - CEO and Co-Founder, Dentsu Webchutney, Sumanto Chattopadhyay - Chairman & Chief Creative Officer, Soho Square, Ogilvy Group, India, Swati Bhattacharya - Chief Creative Officer, FCB Ulka and Tista Sen - National Creative Director & Senior Vice President, J. Walter Thompson India.

The bedrock of The Kyoorius Creative Awards has been the composition of the jury and the transparency of the jury process. With the 5th edition, Kyoorius Creative Awards will fortify its partnership with ‘The One Club For Creativity’. The jury chair for the awards is formed by leveraging One Club’s decades of expertise in the industryThe Awards will also incorporate One Club’s high-integrity judging process and proprietary back-end voting technology platform, to ensure credibility and fairness of The Award."

Rajesh Kejriwal
Rajesh Kejriwal

Speaking about the 5th edition Rajesh Kejriwal, Founder and CEO, Kyoorius said, “The jurors at The Kyoorius Creative Awards, with their innate knowledge and experience, will contribute to this vision of acknowledging the finest original and innovative work. We look forward to hosting an insightful and rewarding event that honours the best in advertising.”

Among the many firsts globally, Kyoorius will continue with its tradition of hosting an ‘Open Jury Session,’ – the jury sessions will be open for the creative community and media professionals to attend and witness the session in process. Apart from making the entire process very transparent, the session will provide key takeaways and insights from the discussions and the entries displayed.


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