2020 Jurors.

Jury comprised of top creatives from the worlds of advertising, digital, production, PR, films, and media. Jurors will score against innovation, creativity, and effectiveness. Jurors may also consider results where relevant. Only the highest-scoring entries will be awarded Gold and will be officially selected to be featured in the film festival.


Stay tuned as we confirm more of our 2020 panel.

Jury Chair

Cory Bayers

vp of global marketing, Patagonia

Laura Alesci

creative director, Refinery 29

Pete Anderson

head of content, PB&

Anselmo Araujo

global head of creative strategy, Ciena

Joseph Assad

co-founder & CEO, Kovert Creative

Steve Babcock

founder, Made In-House

Carrie Baker

chief communications officer / chief of staff, Canada Goose

Marc Battaglia

executive creative director, Marriott

Greg Beauchamp

founder, Bindery

Laura Caraccioli

SVP, strategic creative partnerships, Fox Entertainment

Reda Charafeddine

creative lead, content, IBM

Frank D’Agostino

VP brand partnerships, A&E Networks

Geoffrey DeStefano

CEO, Brand Programming Studios

Meryl Draper

CEO, Quirk Creative

Apolla Echino

director, Apollonia Productions

Gineen Finch

VP, programming, Red Bull

Jordana Freydberg

executive producer, London Alley

Anna Garwood

director, artists & content, Pond5

James Gregson

head of social studio, LEGO

Lindsey Hagen

executive producer & head of creative development, Stept Studios

Jon Hamm

CEO, Free Turn

Tyson Henderson

creative director, Nomatic

Brett Henenberg

global head of production, UM

Erin Heyns

head of new york, Observatory Agency

Julian Jacobs

co-head, UTA marketing, United Talent Agency

Darlene Liebman

founder, Creative Humans

Nigel Lopez-McBean

co-founder & engagement director, DBP Donut

Roy Lotan

executive creative director, Any_

Janina Lundy

VP, marketing & strategy, BET Networks

Amy Manganiello

senior director, global advertising and retail communications, Reebok

Andy Marks

president, Marks Entertainment + Media

Colin McRae

executive producer, Shopify Studios

Brian Newman

founder, Sub-Genre

Joe Piaskowy

senior manager, brand engagement, McDonald's

Allison Polly

head of content development, PepsiCo

Marie Ronn

group creative director, Spotify

Jon Ruby

SVP, group creative director, MullenLowe

Chip Russo

EVP sales partnerships, Zefr

Austin Schumacher

head of culture and entertainment marketing, Lyft

Sam Stark

EVP, pr/communications, 160over90

Ursula Terlecki

co-founder, The Creators Bureau

Taylor Walters

executive producer, Designsensory

David Weinstock

chief creative officer, RFBinder

Patricia Weiss

chairwoman/head of branded content & entertainment strategy and executive producer, ASAS/BCMA South America