LIA Announces 2022 TV/Cinema and Online Film Jury Led by Ali Rez

The London International Awards has named Ali Rez of Impact BBDO as the 2022 TV/Cinema and Online Film Jury President.

“What an absolutely stellar jury to lead at an absolutely stellar show – I am incredibly honored, and look forward to seeing some of the most impactful films of the year. Films that engage you, that astound you, that transform behavior and industry, that move brands forward, that shape culture.”

Rez is ranked the No.1 Executive Creative Director in MENA and APAC on a number of creative rankings. His work has been instrumental in Impact BBDO Dubai being named the No.2 Creative agency in the world on the WARC Report and has brought tremendous positive impact to business and social causes alike. He currently leads creative output for the Impact BBDO Group across the Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan regions.


“We are excited to have Ali as our TV/Cinema and Online Film Jury President. This is a category that offers much in terms of not just the idea, but also how the idea is crafted and executed. The combined expertise and experience of the jury under the leadership of Ali will ensure that no piece of great work will be overlooked,” said Barbara Levy, President of LIA.

TV/Cinema and Online Film Jurors:

  • Samira Ansari, Chief Creative Officer, Deutsch NY, New York
  • Adrian Bosich, Managing Partner / Creative Founder, AIRBAG, Melbourne
  • Chris Garbutt, Chief Creative Officer Vice Media Group / Co-President Virtue, New York
  • Kelsey Horne, Chief Creative Officer, No Fixed Address, Toronto
  • Erin Kawalecki, Partner / Chief Creative Officer, Angry Butterfly, Toronto
  • Gigi Lee, Chief Creative Officer, TBWA\Group Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur
  • Daniel Lobatón, Chief Creative Officer, Saatchi & Saatchi, New York
  • Gabriel Mattar, Chief Creative Officer, Innocean Berlin, Berlin
  • Noriaki Onoe, Copywriter / Creative Director, Dentsu, Tokyo
  • Piyush Pandey, Chairman of Global Creative / Executive Chairman, India, Ogilvy
  • Courtney Richardson, Creative Director, Droga5, New York
  • Danny Robinson, Chief Creative Officer, The Martin Agency, Richmond
  • Eva Santos, Co-CCO / Founder, Delirio & Twain, Madrid
  • SooHee Yang, VP, Chief Creative Officer, Publicis Groupe Korea, Seoul

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