New York Festivals Advertising Awards Announces 2024 Shortlist Jury

The official deadline to enter the 2024 New York Festivals Advertising Awards is April 5, 2024.

The New York Festivals Advertising Awards (NYF) has announced the 2024 NYF Advertising Awards Shortlist Jury.

New York Festivals Advertising Awards Shortlist Jury is populated with some of the industry’s most forward-thinking leaders and trailblazing creatives with a reputation for excellence and innovation. Emanating from top-tier agencies from 5 continents around the globe, they are known internationally for their award-winning work.

“NYF’s esteemed Shortlist Jury, boasts a lineup of industry trailblazers, seasoned leaders, and maverick up-and-comers, all tapped from diverse backgrounds in award-winning agencies. They play a vital role in NYF Advertising’s judging process with their discerning expertise to curate the shortlist that sets the stage for success. Their invaluable contribution lays the groundwork for the Executive Juries and ensures the integrity of our judging process,” said Scott Rose, President, New York Festivals Advertising Awards competitions.


With over half of this year’s Shortlist Jury of world-class innovators already confirmed, the 2024 Shortlist Jury includes a diversity of award-winning creative talent. The esteemed panel features Chief Creative Officers, CEOs, CSO’s, Managing Directors, Executive Creative Directors, and marketing professionals.

Shortlist jury from APAC


  • Dylan Taylor: Creative Partner, The Dylan Agency
  • Kent Boswell: Creative Tech & Innovation Director, The Hallway
  • Shane Geffen: Executive Creative Director, HERO + McCann Melbourne
  • Tobe Pickford: Creative General, The Health Army
  • Tim Woolford: Group Creative Director, Leo Burnett
  • Piero Ruzzene: Creative Director, Saatchi & Saatchi
  • Rosie Stone: Associate Creative Director, Leo Burnett
  • Tommy Cehak: Group Creative Director, Leo Burnett

New Zealand:

  • Cece Chu: Senior Creative, Saatchi & Saatchi


  • Alex Zhang: Associate Creative Director, Fred & Farid
  • Penny Hung: Senior Creative Director, Hill & Knowlton
  • Bill Ho: Executive Creative Director, Saatchi & Saatchi

Hong Kong:

  • Garron Chiu: Strategy Director, Publicis Groupe APAC
  • Miriam Yip: Creative Director, Publicis


  • Anupama Ramaswamy: Chief Creative Officer, Havas Worldwide India
  • Ramanuj Shastry: Managing Partner & Creative Chairman, Infectious Advertising


  • Dafi Alfadila: Senior Creative Director, Leo Burnett
  • Basti Chendra: Creative Director & I+C Strategist, Hill & Knowlton


  • Carl Urgino: Head of Art, Leo Burnett

Sri Lanka, Taiwan, and Thailand:

  • Mohenesh Chamith Buthgumwa: Vice President, dentsu (Sri Lanka)
  • Lulu Lu: Chief Creative Officer, Taipei, WPP (Taiwan)
  • Yuan Chuang: Creative Director, Leo Burnett (Taiwan)
  • Benjamin Tzang: Executive Creative Director, Leo Burnett (Taiwan)
  • Jan Harling: CEO, Virtus Asia Consulting (Thailand)

South Korea:

  • Joon Kwon: CEO / Co-Founder, LR Seoul
  • Justin Choi: Executive Vice President, MMT
  • Nara Shin: Art Director, CHEIL Worldwide (South Korea)
  • Hyunwoo Park: CEO, INNORED
  • Jini Won: Executive Creative Director, Band&Link
  • Man-Ho Park: Founder/CEO/CCD, DOL78 CO.
  • Yong Tae Alex Kim: Founder & CEO, THE SMC GROUP


  • Ivan Guerra: Group Creative Director, Forsman & Bodenfors Singapore
  • Rachel Kennedy: Group Creative Director, Forsman & Bodenfors
  • Subbaraju Alluri: Managing Director – Asia, Genero
  • Luke Somasundram: Senior Copywriter, BBH

“All of us at New York Festivals Advertising Awards are honored that these prominent industry leaders and award-winning creatives will share their expertise on this year’s Shortlist Jury,” said Jennifer Vizina,  Director, NYF Advertising Awards.

“Their meticulous and deliberate consideration of each entry ensures that the most innovative creative work is awarded.”

NYF’s Executive Jury will judge the entries shortlisted by Shortlist Jury in face-to-face meetings this May in New York City.

The New York Festivals Advertising Awards competition receives entries from more than 60 countries and is judged by more than 200 members of NYF’s Executive Jury and specialty Executive Juries,  including Cutting Edge, Purpose Jury, Film Craft Jury, and 2024 Shortlist Jury, who collectively cast their votes to select the year’s trophy-winning work.

The official deadline to enter the 2024 New York Festivals Advertising Awards is April 5, 2024, the competition’s final deadline is April 26, 2024. For more information on categories, rules and regulations visit: HERE. To view the 2023 award-winners visit: HERE.

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