London International Awards Announces Daniel Fisher & Charlotte Lepot as Jury Presidents

Daniel Fisher Of Ogilvy will be the TV/Cinema and Online Film Jury President and Charlotte Lepot of Division will be Production & Post-Production and Music Video Jury President.

London International Awards has announced the Jury Presidents and Jurors for the following competitions: TV/Cinema; Online Film; Production & Post-Production and Music Video.

Daniel Fisher is Global Executive Creative Director for Unilever and Special Projects at Ogilvy. He has produced iconic advertising for some of the world’s best-known brands such as John Lewis, Virgin Atlantic, The Sunday Times, Netflix, Harvey Nichols and of course, Dove. A multi-disciplinary thinker, he has found himself conceiving retail concepts, designing mobile phone operating systems, curating major art exhibitions and designing an award-winning fashion boutique. Dan’s years of experience will be his guide as he presides over this diverse group of creative leaders as they decide on the statue winners.

On judging LIA 2023, Fisher stated, “We may live in a fragmented media landscape, but for many of us, film was our first love, so I’m incredibly honoured to take on the role of President of the TV/Cinema and Online Film jury at this year’s LIAs. I can’t wait to meet the rest of the jury, to look at the best films the industry has to offer and to discuss and debate with them what should win.”


Barbara Levy, President of LIA stated, “We are honored to have Daniel preside over the TV/Cinema and Online Film jury. His passionate belief in the power of creativity makes him the perfect choice to guide this jury in awarding the most outstanding work.”

 Charlotte Lepot is Executive Producer at DIVISION, an award-winning creative production company. She started her career at Partizan, world-renowned production company, where she cut her teeth as head of Music Videos. Since that debut, she earned her stripes by working on iconic and unforgettable music videos. Charlotte continues to innovate and evolve both herself and the industry, with the films she produces. Both fresh young directors and acclaimed household names have carefully, but trustingly, placed their visions in Charlotte’s hands.

Charlotte commented, “Discovering, discussing, commenting, sharing, learning and arguing about music videos is really my passion! I’m always curious to see what’s next and get inspired by the greatest films from all around the world. It’s a big responsibility and a huge honor to stand as the Jury President of the Music Video and Production & Post-Production categories this year. I’m thoroughly looking forward to the enlightened and passionate discussions we’re going to have about this year’s films.”

Barbara Levy, President of LIA said, “This is the first time that Charlotte is judging LIA. Selecting her to preside over the Production & Post Production and Music Video jury was an easy decision for us. Her diverse experience producing music videos, films and commercials makes her the perfect choice to guide this jury in awarding the best executions in these craft categories.”



Joe Abou-Khaled, Regional Executive Creative Director – MENA, IMPACT BBDO, Beirut

Kazuhide Adachi, Creative Director, Dentsu Tokyo

Brynna Aylward, Executive Creative Director, GUT Toronto

Adrian Bosich, Managing Partner / Creative Founder, AIRBAG, Melbourne

Donovan Bryan, Executive Creative Director, McCann, Frankfurt

Hilary Coate, Head of Integrated Production, Venables, Bell & Partners / Taproom Studios, San Francisco

Shelley Elkins, Global Chief Creative Officer, Jack Morton Worldwide

Merlee Jayme, Chairmom / Founder, The Misfits Camp, Makati City

Gustavo Lauria, Chief Creative Officer, We Believers, Brooklyn

Courtney Richardson, Creative Director, Droga5, New York

Mauricio Sarmiento, Chief Creative Officer, Leo Burnett, Bogotá & Panama

Vishnu Srivatsav, National Creative Director, 22 Feet Tribal Worldwide, Bangalore


Melanie Bridge, CEO / Founding Partner, The Sweetshop, Auckland

Metz ti Bryan, Production Partner, The Or, London

Nikki Chapman, Director of Production, FCB London

Dan Duffy, Executive Producer, Hungry Man, Culver City

Oliver Fuselier, Managing Director / Executive Producer, Great Guns USA, Los Angeles

Carsten Keller, Executive Creative Director, The Mill, London

Ralph Laucella, Founding Partner / Executive Producer, O Positive, Santa Monica

Felipe Machado, Creative Director, Lobo, São Paulo

Vera Maria Portz, Partner / MD / Executive Producer, Tempomedia Filmproduction, Hamburg

Michael Ritchie, Managing Director / Co-Owner, Revolver, Sydney

John Spary, Owner / Managing Director, John Spary Associates, London

Representing Asia/MENA this year are:

– Joe Abou-Khaled, Regional ECD – MENA, IMPACT BBDO Beirut – TV/Cinema and Online Film Jury
– Kazuhide Adachi, Creative Director, Dentsu Tokyo – TV/Cinema and Online Film Jury
– Merlee Jayme, Chairmom / Founder, The Misfits Camp, Makati City- TV/Cinema and Online Film Jury
– Vishnu Srivatsav, National Creative Director, 22 Feet Tribal Worldwide, Bangalore – TV/Cinema and Online Film Jury

The juries will gather on-site in Las Vegas to view every piece of work in their respective categories. LIA has no pre-judging. This ensures that all work will be judged equally through careful deliberations and robust discussions.

Key Dates:

First Entry Deadline: 15th June 2023
No Late Fees. Ever. No Upload Fees.
Eligibility: Work submitted must initially be released, published and/or broadcast in a commercial environment with client approval from 1st July 2022 through 31st August 2023.
Onsite Judging: 7th through 15th October 2023
Winners Announced During LIA Judging
Of The Year Awards Announced: 6th November

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