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The Australasian Writers and Art Directors (AWARD) has today announced the full lineup of jurors for the 45th AWARD Awards.

The Australasian Writers and Art Directors (AWARD) has today announced the full lineup of jurors for the 45th AWARD Awards.

A group of 90 leading creatives will be tasked with selecting the 45th AWARD Awards winners. Online pre-judging and a new ‘ask your chair anything’ session will determine finalists from 10 May to 20 May 2023. 


Round two judging will be held in person from 24 June - 3 July to determine winners. 


This year’s jury Chairs are: 


Digital: Stan Lim, Dentsu Creative Singapore
Press, Poster & The Dark Arts:  Katrina Alvarez-Jarratt, TBWA\Australia
Media Thinking: Virginia Hyland, Havas Media Network Australia
Impact: Brigid Alkema, Clemenger BBDO Wellington
Sound: Dan Higson, Smith & Western Sound
Film: Hilary Badger, Ogilvy Australia   
Craft in Motion: Adrian Shapiro, Scoundrel

Design: Lincoln Grice, BMF
Life Changing: Avish Gordhan, Saatchi & Saatchi Australia
Creative StrategyFran Clayton, DDB Group Australia 

Culture: Asheen Naidu, TBWA\Singapore

 

See the full list of jurors here

 

Mandie Van Der Merwe, Chair of AWARD, said, “We are thrilled that such an incredible calibre of judges are volunteering their time and expertise to ensure AWARD highlights the best ideas across the APAC region this year.”

 

“Those winning ideas will be announced at This Way Up 2024 - AWARD’s signature festival of creativity in Sydney. And, for the first time, we will be expanding our Special Awards to recognise the region’s most outstanding individuals and agencies with AWARD’s Creative Rankings.”


Liz Taylor, acclaimed Global Chief Creative Officer of Ogilvy, was recently announced as this year's Jury President and a keynote speaker at This Way Up.


Winners of the 45th AWARD Awards will be announced during the festival, which will be held at Sydney’s Museum of Contemporary Art from 13-15 August 2024. Register interest here


Entries will be accepted up until midnight AEDT, Friday 29 March. For more information on the awards, and to enter, visit the website here