New judges of KIAF 2021

16 March 2021

New judges of KIAF 2021

Welcome the jury team who will judge Digital & Mobile, Media, Branded Content & Entertainment, Media Craft contests.


Jury Chairman:


Dawid Szczepaniak, Chief Creative Officer and Partner of VMLY&R Poland, winner of over 240 international and local industry awards, including Grand Prix at Cannes Lions 2019.


Jury team:


Ali Rez, Regional Executive Creative Director, Impact BBDO, UAE


Emmanuel Upputuru, Chief Creative Officer, Cheil India, India


Francesco Grandi, Creative Director, Saatchi & Saatchi, UK


Jorge Teixeira, Head of Advertising, FUEL Lisboa, Portugal


Samuel Wicki, Creative Director, Wunderman Thompson, Switzerland


Adriano Alarcon, Creative Director, Brasil


Vilmos Farkas, Executive Creative Director, Publicis Groupe, Hungary


Ali Sener, Creative Director, Rafineri, Turkey 


In the Digital & Mobile contest, judges will evaluate works that reach their intended audience through websites, mobile apps, banner ads, rich media or other technology.


The Branded Content & Entertainment contest will be judged works that seamlessly blend marketing strategy and brand values with entertainment or other content that aims to make an emotional connection with the audience rather than hard, straight sell.


In the Media contest, judges will review works that have been enhanced and amplified by a game-changing channel strategy, they will evaluate the inspiring and innovative implementation of ideas.


In the Media Craft contest judges will estimate a demonstration of the integral role of media execution, technologies, data, targeting etc.


The Organizing Committee has already announced jury members of Brand Experience & Activation, Public Relations, Direct Marketing, PR Craft, Brand Experience Craft, Direct Marketing Craft contests. Other jury teams will be announced in the near future.


We remind that KIAF is open to any advertising agencies, advertisers, media and individual participants and entrants from all over the world are allowed to submit their projects.


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