31 Jurors from APAC to Judge at the 103rd ADC Awards

Thirty-one representatives from across APAC will serve on the global jury for the ADC 103rd Annual Awards this year announced The One Club for Creativity. The ADC is the world’s longest continuously-running global competition celebrating excellence in craft and innovation in all forms of design and advertising.

Led by China, then India and Japan with the most jurors.

The confirmed jury members by country/region, and their judging discipline, are as follows:


 

Greater China:

  • Leah Juaymah Mababangloob, ACD, The LEGO Group, Shanghai (Brand-Side/In-House)
  • Mak Kai Hang, founder, Makkaihang Design, Hong Kong SAR (Publication Design)
  • Shiny Lee, CD, Whatever, Taipei (Experiential Design)
  • Zhu Qiuzhen, initiator, China Illustration Biennial (CIB), president, Shenzhen Illustration Association (SIA), Shenzhen (Illustration)
  • Wei-Hao Shao, ACD, Bito, Taipei (Motion/Film Craft)
  • Zhou Wen Jun, founder, design director, NGISED.DESIGN, 524 STUDIO, Zhou Wen Jun Design, Beijing/Shenzhen (Architecture/Interior/Environmental Design)
  • Stanley Wong, founder, CD, 84000 Communications Limited, Hong Kong SAR (Photography)
  • Bright Woo, cofounder, CD, Delighted Design, Beijing (Typography)

India:

  • Dimpy Bhalotia, photographer, CD, Mumbai (Photography, jury president)
  • Soumitro Ghosh, partner, Mathew and Ghosh Architects, Bengaluru (Architecture/Interior/Environmental Design)
  • Anushka Sani, founder, CD, Thought Over Design, Mumbai (Brand/Communication Design)
  • Poornima Seetharaman, associate general manager, Take Two – Zynga, Bangalore (Gaming)
  • Sumitra Sengupta, ECD, FCB India, Gurugram (Advertising)
  • Juhi Vishnani, art director, November, Mumbai (Typography)

Japan

  • Kaz Arahama, commercial photographer, Kaz Arahama Photography, Tokyo (Photography)
  • Nobuhiro Arai, senior CD, TBWA\Hakuhodo, Tokyo (Interactive)
  • Natsuki Isa, art director, SHA Inc., Tokyo (Brand/Communication Design)
  • Hiroyuki Izutsu, representative director, Izutsu Office Ltd., Tokyo (Illustration)
  • Gen Suzuki, designer, Gen Suzuki Studio, Kamakura (Packaging/Product Design)
  • Kumi Tominaga, head of creative shop, Japan, Meta, Tokyo (Artificial Intelligence)

Malaysia:


 
  • Jaz Lee, ECD, Ogilvy, Kuala Lumpur (Fusion)

Pakistan:

  • Maria Shamsi. CD, BBDO Pakistan, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan, Lahore (Fusion)

Philippines:

  • Joey David-Tiempo, founder, CEO, Octopus&Whale, San Juan (Gaming, jury president)
  • Digo Ricio, founder, chief creative, Bigbulb Design Lab, Quezon City (Motion/Film Craft)

Singapore:

  • Nuno Alves, design lead, The Coca-Cola Company, Singapore (Brand-Side/In-House)
  • Celeste Cheong, managing director, Elmwood, Singapore (Packaging/Product Design)
  • Dini Lestari, creative lead, VIRTUE, Singapore (Interactive)

South Korea:

  • Josh Seokjin-Shin, VP, head of creative, Krafton, Seoul (Gaming)

Sri Lanka:

  • Onila De Silva, ACD, cofounder, Pepper Sri Lanka, Colombo (Fusion)

Thailand

  • Piyakorn Chaiverapundech, graphic designer, STUDIO150, Bangkok (Typography)
  • Park Wannasiri, CCO, Wunderman Thompson, Bangkok (Experiential Design)

The complete ADC 103rd Annual Awards jury can be viewed here.

Judging will finish in April 2024, with finalists announced in May.  Gold, Silver and Bronze Cube winners will be announced at the ADC 103rd Annual Awards ceremony during Creative Week 2024 in New York, taking place May 13-17.

Entries can be submitted now, with fees increasing after each deadline period.  Regular deadline is January 26, 2024, with extended deadline of February 16, 2024, and final deadline March 1, 2024.

New for 2024

One notable change for the ADC 103rd Annual Awards is Best of Discipline honors will be awarded to brand-based work only.  Entries for non-profit clients are no longer eligible.

This year will also mark the show’s first Best of Non-Profit award, presented for the top-scoring work from across all disciplines done for a non-profit client as voted by the entire jury.  Best of Non-Profit will receive the same points as a Best of Discipline winner.

Other highlights for the ADC 103rd Annual Awards include:

  • Rankings Points – All awards will receive rankings points, multiple awards for the same work within a discipline will not be de-duped.
  • Storytelling Categories – Advertising discipline expanded with new categories for Storytelling in Humor and Drama genres.
  • Continued partnership with creative community Working Not Working on event and content collaborations, as well as the special Freelancer of the Year award.
  • ADC Members’ Choice Award, where freelance members of both The One Club and Working Not Working are invited to cast votes for their favorite entry amongst the year’s top-scoring works in all ADC Design disciplines.

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