MUMBAI: The Awards Governing Council (AGC) of Abbys at Goafest 2014 has announced the team of jury chairpersons for the Creative Abbys.
The jury chairperson for the Integrated Advertising category is McCann World Group president, south Asia, Prasoon Joshi. The film category will be chaired by it Taproot chairman and chief creative officer Agnello Dias. Alok Nanda communications director Alok Nanda will chair the design category.
For Outdoor Advertising and Ambient DDB Mudra Group, India chairman and chief creative officer, Sonal Dabral will be the jury chair and for Radio Advertising it will be Contract Advertising National Creative Director, Ashish Chakravarty.
Commenting on the jury, chairman of the Awards Governing Council, Pratap Bose, said “We are delighted to have such a remarkable line-up of jury chairpersons this year. All of them are creative stalwarts and I am pleased that they will be judging the Creative Abbys this year. The judging process will be transparent and fair. KPMG will be monitoring the judging procedure.”
This year more than 3,000 entries were received. Shortlists for Goafest 2014 are being displayed at www.abbyshortlist.com.
If any, then issues related to shortlisted entries can be brought to the attention of jury chairperson in writing. The matter with proof submitted will be tabled in the second round for the jury to make a final call on. Metals awarded by the jury after the second round of judging will be final.
Goafest 2014 will be held at The Grand Hyatt, Bambolim, North Goa on 29–31 May 2014.