Wednesday Morning Stir

By Kiran Aditham 


-Global production company Great Guns has signed beauty-based director, Austin Lynn Austin, to its roster.

-The folks at Cannes Lions have announced their Cyber, Design and Direct juries. Peep them in full, if you like, after the jump.


-OK, maybe people don’t have much of a Candy Crush as once thought. link

-Santa Monica-based TWC Films has signed director Gail Mancuso, winner of this year’s Emmy for Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series on Modern Family, for exclusive commercial representation worldwide.

-London/NY-based marketing capability consultancy Brand Learning today announced a few new appointments in the UK and US including GSK alum Simon Freedman as marketing capability director and Martin Adkins as customer development director.

-WPP-owned VML has partnered with U.S. Soccer to redesign and evolve the experience and to “create a digital hub for fan interaction ahead of the U.S. Men’s National Team’s participation in the 2014 FIFA World Cup.”

Cyber Jury
Susan Bonds, Chief Executive Officer, 42 Entertainment, USA – Jury President
Aaron Turk, Head of Digital Creative, Colenso BBDO, New Zealand
Andre Piva, Chief Creative Officer, LOV Dentsu, Brazil
Atawoot Wesaranurak, Founder/Managing Director, Adapter Digital, Thailand
Brian Yongsik Nam, Chief Executive Officer, Cheil Opentide, China
Daniel Granatta, Chief Creative Officer, Flock, Mexico
Drew Ungvarsky, Chief Executive Officer & Executive Creative Director, GROW, USA
Eric Schoeffler, Chief Creative Officer, DDB Tribal Group, Germany
Joe Alexander, Chief Creative Officer, The Martin Agency, USA
Jordan Doucette, Executive Creative Director, TAXI Advertising & Design, Canada
Jung A Kim, Executive Creative Director, Innocean Worldwide, South Korea
Kaoru Sugano, Creative Technologist, Dentsu, Japan
Kristian Saliba, Digital Head of Art, The Monkeys, Australia
Mariano Jeger, Executive Creative Director, R/GA, Argentina
Meera Sharath Chandra, Founder Chief Executive Officer & Chief Creative Officer, Tigress Tigress, India
Melanie Exon, Chief Digital Officer, BBH, UK
Nathalie Huni, Executive Creative Director, TWBA DAN\PARIS, France
Pepa Rojo, Creative & Managing Director, WYSIWYG, Spain
Ron Peterson, Director of Social, AKQA, UK
Simon Schwaighofer, Creative Director, Red Bull Creative, Austria
Tom Loockx, Executive Creative Director, Havas Worldwide Brussels, Belgium
Tony Högqvist, Creative Director, Perfect Fools, Sweden
Tytus Klepacz, Associate Creative Director, 180Heartbeats +Jung von Matt, Poland
Valerie Cheng, Chief Creative Officer, JWT, Singapore
Wesley ter Haar, Founder & COO, MediaMonks, The Netherlands

Design Jury
Karl Heiselman, Chief Executive Officer, Wolff Olins, USA – Jury President
Adrian Burton, Executive Creative Director, Lambie-Nairn, UK
Alisa Wolfson, Senior Vice President, Leo Burnett, USA
Arch MacDonnell, Creative Director, Inhouse, New Zealand
Barry Quinn, Executive Creative Director, Juniper Park, Canada
Bruno Bertani, Creative Director/ Head of Design, Prole, Brazil
Catrin Vagnemark, Creative Director, BVD, Sweden
Claire Parker, Partnership Creative Director, Design Bridge, The Netherlands
Claudia Fischer-Appelt, Partner, Karl Anders, Germany
David Park, Creative Director, Maud, Australia
David Mously, Creative Managing Director, BBDO Berlin, Germany
Fei Wang, Head of Art, Ogilvyone, China
Hideto Yagi, Creative Director, Art Director, Dentsu, Japan
Mangesh Rane, Founder Director, Open Strategy & Design, India
Mat Heinl, Chief Executive Officer, Moving Brands, UK
Miguel Viana, BrandDesign Master, BrandiaCentral, Portugal
Nancy Villanueva, Managing Director, Interbrand, Spain
Pum Lefebure, Co-Founder & Chief Creative Officer, Design Army, USA
Sulet Jansen, Creative Director, Switch, South Africa
Ted Lim, Chief Creative Officer, Dentsu Aegis Network, Singapore
Tristan Macherel, Executive Creative Director, Landor Associates, France

Direct Jury
James McGrath, Creative Chairman, Clemenger BBDO Melbourne, Australia – Jury President
Ajay Thrivikraman, Chief Creative Officer, Publicis, Singapore
Alistair Thompson, Creative Director, Demner, Merlicek & Bergmann, Austria
Antonio Pacheco, General Creative Director, MRM/McCann, Spain
Bridget Johnson, Executive Creative Director, Ireland-Davenport, South Africa
Diego Duprat, Partner & Chief Creative Officer, El Almacen, Argentina
Dimitri Guerassimov, Executive Creative Director, Marcel Worldwide, France
Fredrik Simonssen, Creative Director, DDB Stockholm, Sweden
Humberto Polar, Chief Creative Officer, Mayo Draftfcb, Peru
Jason Romeyko, International Creative Director, Saatchi & Saatchi, Switzerland
Jin Saito, Creative Director/Music Campaign Director, Six, Japan
Josh Moore, Executive Creative Director, Y&R, New Zealand
Joy Schwartz, President, Havas Worldwide, USA
Kai Roeffen, Partner and Managing Director, Thjnk Düsseldorf, Germany
Liz Ross, President, North America, BPN, USA
Marie-Laure Cliquennois, Creative Director, AIR Brussels, Belgium
Mehdi Lamloum, Regional Creative Director, Social@Ogilvy, Hong Kong
Patrick Tom, Group Creative Director, TBWA\Shanghai, China
Paul Tullo, Creative Partner, TMW, UK
Rajat Sethi, Partner, Strategic Caravan International, India
Roberto Vilhena, Chief Creative Officer, Artplan Group, Brazil
Rodrigo Torres Silva, Creative Director & Founder, ERE, Colombia
Roehl Sanchez, Executive Vice President, Chief Creative Officer, BIMM, Canada
Rona Yakobi, VP Creative, McCann Erickson, Israel
Sergio Rodriguez, CEO & Chief Creative Officer, JWT, Italy
Thierry Albert, Creative Director on Heineken, Wieden + Kennedy, The Netherlands