Ad Stars unveils 70 junior advertising creatives to participate in 2017 New Stars competition

New Stars 2016.jpgAd Stars has announced that 70 junior advertising professionals have been selected to participate in the 2017 New Stars AD competition, which runs during Ad Stars 2017 from 23rd to 26th August.

Of 35 teams - an increase from 26 teams in 2016 - there are 12 from Korea, 15 from Japan, 2 teams from the Philippines, 2 from Bulgaria, 2 from Poland, plus 1 team from Hungary and 1 from China.
The New Stars program supports young creatives who have less than three years experience, or are under 30 years old. During Ad Stars next month, they will represent their country and compete in a 30-hour creative challenge for the chance to win Gold, Silver or Bronze trophies at the Ad Stars Awards on Saturday 26th August.

New Stars.jpgAd Stars congratulates this year's New Stars:

China
Colon Sun (WanHao Sun), Account Manager and Gen Li, Senior Account Executive - BlueFocus Digital 

Republic of Korea
Wonhee Jeong, Creative Strategist and Eunhea Kim, Art Director - FCB Seoul
Minjae Kim, Account Executive and Jihyun Park, Art Director - Overman
Seonwoo Kim, Copywriter and Juhak Lee, Art Director - TBWA KOREA
Hansol Kim, Copywriter and Ye Rim Heo, Art Director - Daehong Communications
Heejung Kim, Art Director and Yubin Shin, Copywriter - Hancomm
Jung S. Hahn, Copywriter and Chuwon Cho, Art Director - Cheil
Dohyun Kim, Junior Art director and Woolim Kang, Junior Art director - Cheil
Minjung Kim, Copywriter and Dahee Kim, Account Executive - Oricom
Sooyeon Kim, Copywriter and Youngho Yoon, Art Director - Oricom
Eunjin Choi, Account Executive and Hyunwoo Jang, Art Director - Hakuhodo Cheil
Juil Lim, Account Executive and Yoonhee So, Art Director - INNOCEAN Worldwide
Jaeeun Kim, Art Director and Jiwon Lee, Account Planner - INNOCEAN Worldwide

Japan
Chihiro Kato, Art Director and Danjo Marina, Copywriter - Dentsu Inc.         
Yuki Abe, Copywriter and Taira Ishikawa, Art Director - Dentsu Inc.
Kosuke Fukui, Copywriter and Naomi Okamura, Art Director - Dentsu Inc.
Shoichiro Saikawa, Planner and Sasuke Hatao, Art Director - ADK
Maho Fujita, Designer and Yuka Kamakura, Planner - 1-10design                  
Hajime Honjo, Planner and Daiki Kitajima, Planner/Copywriter - Toppan Printing Co.
Seonghye Song, Director and Mikako Nakano, Director - Toppan Printing Co.
Takumi Sekiya, Activation Planer and Shohei Oishi, Copywriter - Hakuhodo
Taro Taniwaki, Planner and Takaya Mitsunaga, Planner - Hakuhodo  
Masahiro Nishide, Copywriter and Yuta Enoki, Designer - TBWA HAKUHODO
Mihiro Odake, Copywriter and Issei Ishikura, Creative Technologist - TBWA HAKUHODO
Sayaka Asano, Planning Director and Yuki Hamajima, Planner/ Producer - Amana Design
Rina Habuchi, Planner and Riku Suzuki, Director - Amana Design
Nahoko Wakida, Strategy Planner - McCann Erickson
Yajima Gentaro, Copywriter - Hakuhodo         
Takashi Futami, Producer and Takuro Uzawa, Art Director - AQUA

Philippines
Andrea Carmen Olbes, Copywriter and Denise Nicole Sunga, Art Director - Tribal DDB
Dionie Tanada, Copywriter and Sajid Guerrero, Art Director - FCB Manila  

Bulgaria
Elitza Manoleva, Copywriter and Sophia Dobreva, Graphic designer - Bulgaria ON AIR, Brand New Ideas
Angel Iskrev, Head of Digital and Aneta Dimova, Graphic Designer - DDB Sofia   

Poland
Magda Ciereszko, Copywriter and Joanna Wojnilko, Art Director - GPD Advertising
Artur Dziedzic, Art Director - Change Serviceplan
Szymon Szmyd, Copywriter - Foszer Sawicki

Hungary
Balázs Budavári, Junior copywriter and Adrián Bajusz, Art director - DDB Budapest

"The goal of New Stars is to give ambitious professionals the chance to develop their skills and learn from the industry's best. The energy and passion of our New Stars competitors is infections, they love meeting peers from all over the world, and they return to their jobs armed with the knowledge they need to succeed," says Eui Ja Lee and Hwan Jin Choi, Co-Chairs of the Ad Stars Executive Committee. 

Ad Stars is now offering a 10% discount on early bird ticket sales to attend the 10th Ad Stars festival in Busan, South Korea on 24th to 26th August.

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