AdFest names 56 jurors to join the nine judging panels for this year's Lotus Awards

Ted Royer.jpgWith just one week before AdFest 2017 launches on 22nd to 25th March, AdFest has revealed its full line-up of juries, who will begin arriving in Pattaya, Thailand to judge the 20th AdFest Lotus Awards this weekend.

There are nine jury panels this year, or 56 jurors representing 20 cities. The overall jury president is Droga5 New York's Ted Royer (left), one of the world's most respected and awarded creative directors.

Branded Content & Entertainment Lotus
Ted Royer, Chief Creative Officer, Droga5 New York - Jury President
Brian Charles Capel, Group Chief Creative Officer, Publicis ONE Indonesia
Jureeporn Thaidumrong, Chief Creative Officer, GREYnJ United Bangkok
Nancy Hartly, Creative Partner, Rumble Creative & Media Brisbane
Richard McCabe, Regional Strategy Director, McCann Worldgroup APAC Hong Kong
Seigo Uchida, Executive Director & Publishing Business Development Division, Dentsu Inc. Tokyo
Wai Foong Leong, Chairman & Chief Creative Officer, BBDO Greater China
Design Lotus & Print Craft Lotus
Pann Lim, Co-Founder & Creative Director, Kinetic Singapore - Jury President
Andrew Simpson, Design Director, Vert Design Sydney
Kok Keong Chow, Executive Creative Director, Hakuhodo Indonesia
Koki Watanabe, Creative Director, Tokyo Agency Inc.
Leslie Chan, Founder, Leslie Chan Design Co. Ltd. Taipei
Puneet Kapoor, Executive Creative Director, McCann Worldgroup Bangalore
Thanomkhwan Chutithanawong, Design Director, Project No. 143 Bangkok

Direct Lotus & Promo Lotus
Woon Hoh, Chief Creative Officer, Hakuhodo Asia Pacific Bangkok - Jury President
Jerker Fagerstrom, Executive Creative Director, McCann Sydney
Jung A Kim, Executive Creative Director, Innocean Worldwide Seoul
Park Wannasiri, Creative Director, BBDO Bangkok
Shahbaz Zobairi, Executive Creative Director, MullenLowe Dubai
Simon Welsh, Chief Creative Officer, J. Walter Thompson Hong Kong
Subhash Pinnapola, Chief Creative Officer, TBWA\Sri Lanka

Film Craft Lotus & New Director Lotus
Corey Esse, Managing Director & Executive Producer, FINCH Melbourne, Sydney, Auckland - Jury President
Amit Sharma, Co-Founder & Director, Chrome Pictures Mumbai
Eunseok Chai, Film Director, John and Luke Film Seoul
Rajay Singh, Film Director & Partner, Directors Think Tank Kuala Lumpur & Singapore
Steven Marolho, General Manager, MPC Shanghai
Timo Mitsuaki Otsuki, Executive Producer, Cutters Studios Tokyo
Wuthisak Anarnkaporn, Film Director, Factory 01 Co., Ltd. Bangkok

Wain Choi-2014.jpgFilm Lotus & Radio Lotus
Wain Choi (right), Senior Vice President & Chief Creative Officer, Cheil Worldwide Seoul - Jury President
Andy Flemming, Group Creative Director, M&C Saatchi Sydney
Andy Greenaway, Executive Creative Director, Dentsu Singapore
Hemant Shringy, Executive Creative Director, BBDO India
Miki Matsui, Executive Creative Director, Hakuhodo Inc. Tokyo
Paruj Daorai, Executive Creative Director, The Leo Burnett Group Thailand
Reed Collins, Chief Creative Officer, Ogilvy & Mather Group Hong Kong

Interactive Lotus & Mobile Lotus
Yasuharu Sasaki, Head of Digital Creative & Executive Creative Director, Dentsu Inc. Tokyo - Jury President
Charlie Blower, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Blak Labs Singapore
Charulata Ravi Kumar, Chief Executive Officer, SapientRazorfish India Mumbai
Claudia Cristovao, Group Creative Director, AKQA Tokyo
Kyo Seo, Head of Creative Shop, Korea, Facebook
James Noble, Chief Creative Officer, Carter Digital Melbourne
Supachai Parchariyanon, Chief Executive Officer & Founder, MCFIVA Co., Ltd. Bangkok

Media Lotus & Effective Lotus
Victor Manggunio, Chief Creative Officer, Leo Burnett China - Jury President
Derry Simpson, Managing Director, Strategy & Innovation, 303 MullenLowe Perth
Lawin Bulatao, Executive Creative Director, Havas Creative Manila
Marco Bezerra, Executive Creative Director, J. Walter Thompson Dubai
Pathamawan Sathaporn, Managing Director, Mindshare Thailand
Raymond Ho, Chairman, The Hong Kong Advertisers Association
Sanshiro Shimada, General Manager, Hakuhodo DY Media Partners Inc. Tokyo

Fadi Large(1).jpgOutdoor Lotus & Press Lotus
Fadi Yaish (right), Regional Executive Creative Director, Impact BBDO Dubai - Jury President
Adam Chan, Regional Executive Creative Director, Bonsey Jaden Singapore
Bryan Siy, Executive Creative Director, TBWA\SMP Manila
Constantine Chew, Group Creative Director, Cheil Greater China
David Joubert, Executive Creative Director, Y&R Sydney
Graham Drew, Executive Creative Director, Grey Group Malaysia
Satoshi Otsuka, Planner & Communication Architect, ADK Tokyo

Integrated Lotus, INNOVA Lotus, & Lotus Roots (these categories will be judged by our 'Super Eight' Jury Presidents):
Ted Royer, Chief Creative Officer, Droga5 New York - Grand Jury President
Corey Esse, Managing Director & Executive Producer, FINCH Melbourne, Sydney, Auckland
Fadi Yaish, Regional Executive Creative Director, Impact BBDO Dubai
Pann Lim, Co-Founder & Creative Director, Kinetic Singapore
Victor Manggunio, Chief Creative Officer, Leo Burnett China
Wain Choi, Senior Vice President & Chief Creative Officer, Cheil Worldwide Seoul
Wooh Hoh, Chief Creative Officer, Hakuhodo Asia Pacific Bangkok
Yasuharu Sasaki, Head of Digital Creative & Executive Creative Director, Dentsu Inc. Tokyo

The winners of the 2017 AdFest Lotus Awards will be announced at two Award Presentations on Friday 24th March and Saturday 25th March. It's easy to access this year's shortlists and winners lists at www.ADFEST.com or via the AdFest T app, which can be downloaded for iOS and Android.

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