PJ Pereira Will Be President of This Year’s Entertainment Lions Jury at Cannes

Lineup includes CMOs, agency executives and Wyclef Jean

Pereira is the founder and CCO at San Francisco's Pereira & O'Dell.
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Lions Entertainment announced the jury for this year’s Entertainment Lions, a two-day event running June 21-22 as part of the larger Cannes Lions Festival, with Pereira & O’Dell founder and chief creative officer PJ Pereira serving as jury president.

Pereira & O’Dell has four offices in the U.S. and Brazil and works with clients including A-B InBev, Mattel, Skype, Fiat-Chrysler, Henkel, Memorial Sloan Kettering and Intel, whose “The Beauty Inside” campaign picked up several Cannes Lions in 2013.

Before founding Pereira & O’Dell in 2008, Pereira served as an executive creative director for AKQA in São Paulo. He has also been a member of The One Club’s Board of Directors for four years, and his book trilogy, Gods of Both Worlds, has been published in five countries.

In addition to the Entertainment Lions jury, the Cannes organization also announced the jury for the Entertainment Lions for Music awards, which will be led by jury president and Universal Music Group global head of new business Olivier Robert-Murphy.

Both jury lists can be seen in their entirety below.

Entertainment Lions Jury

PJ Pereira, Co-Founder & Chief Creative Officer, Pereira & O’Dell, Global – Jury President

Al MacCuish, Chief Creative Officer & Co-Founder, Sunshine, U.K.

Amanda Hill, Chief Marketing Officer, A+E Networks, USA

Carol Goll, Partner and Head of Global Branded Entertainment, ICM Partners, Global

Gabor Harrach, Television & Digital Media Executive, Formerly Red Bull, USA

Jason Xenopoulos, CEO & Chief Creative Officer, NATIVE VML, South Africa

Jules Daly, President, RSA Films, Global

Julian Jacobs, Co-Head, UTA Marketing, United Talent Agency, USA

Luciana Olivares, Content & Strategy Director, Latina Media, Peru

Marcelo Pascoa, Global Creative Director, Coca-Cola, Global

Marissa Nance, Managing Director, Strategic Partnerships & Multicultural Content Marketing, OMD, USA

Misha Sher, Head of Sport & Entertainment, MediaCom Worldwide, EMEA

Monica Chun, Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, PMK*BNC, USA

Pelle Sjoenell, Worldwide Chief Creative Officer, Bartle Bogle Hegarty, Global

Ricardo Dias, VP Marketing, Middle Americas, Anheuser-Busch InBev, Mexico

Samantha Glynne, Global Vice President Branded Entertainment, FremantleMedia, Global

Steven Kalifowitz, Director, Brand Strategy, Twitter, JAPAC

Tim Ellis, Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer, Activision, Inc., Global

Toan Nguyen, Partner / Executive Consulting Director, Jung von Matt/SPORTS, Germany

Tomoya Suzuki, CEO, Creative Producer, STORIES LLC, Japan

Entertainment Lions for Music Jury

Olivier Robert-Murphy, Global Head of New Business, Universal Music Group, Global – Jury President

Caroline Reason, Music Partnerships Executive, CAA, U.K.

Chris Buseck, Composer, Supreme Music, Germany

Fabrice Brovelli, Vice President, BETC, France

Juan Woodbury, Director of HKX / SVP, Executive Producer, Leo Burnett, USA

Lori Feldman, Executive Vice President Strategic Marketing, Warner Bros. Records, USA

Marcus Peterzell, Executive Vice President, Entertainment, Ketchum, USA

Matt Eastwood, Worldwide Chief Creative Officer, J. Walter Thompson, Global

Paulette Long OBE, Music Publisher, Board Director, Consultant, Mentor & Speaker, Music Business Mentors Ltd., U.K.

Wyclef Jean, Artist, Musician, Producer, Composer, Heads Music, Global