2018 Jurors.

Jury comprised of top creatives from the worlds of advertising, digital, production, PR, films, and media. Jurors will score against innovation, creativity, and effectiveness. Jurors may also consider results where relevant. Only the highest-scoring entries will be awarded Gold and will be officially selected to be featured in the film festival.

Jury Chair

Jae Goodman

CEO, Observatory, a Stagwell & CAA company

Abbey Tate

experience director, Technicolor

Alex Amado

VP, Experience Marketing, Adobe

Amy Emmerich

chief content officer, Refinery29

Amy Soloway

VP, marketing & brand solutions, WME | IMG

Ana Andjelic

Interim Agency CEO, Fashion Tech Lab

Andrew Saunders

head of global brand strategy, Tastemade

Anush Prabhu

US chief strategy officer, mediacom

Ben Proudfoot

founder & CEO, Breakwater Studios Ltd.

Blake Jackson

director - corporate communications, Walmart

Boo Wong

group director, emerging technology, The Mill

Brendan Gaul

EVP, global chief content officer, head of UM Studios, UM

Bruce Bildsten

executive creative director, BestBuy

Chris Uettwiller

CEO, Dirty Robber

Christine Escribano

SVP, portfolio integrated marketing, NBCUniversal

Damian Totman

global creative director, Bloomberg LP

David Beebe

executive producer, David Beebe Projects

Emily Culp

chief marketing officer, Keds

Emma Carrasco

chief marketing & engagement officer, SVP of global strategy, National Geographic Society

Eric Stern

managing director/partner, Anonymous Content

Erin Gentry

EVP, H+K Strategies

Evan Greene

CMO, The Recording Academy (The GRAMMYs)

Gentry Kirby

producer, ESPN

Geoffrey DeStefano

CEO, BP Studios

Ian Buck

managing director, Notch Video

Ian Cohen

global executive producer & president, content creation and innovation, Weber Shandwick

Jared Pearlman

VP, branded content, United Entertainment Group

Jason Musante

global executive creative director, Huge

Jeff Hurlow

partner, Citizen

Jen Dennis

head of VR, RSA Films

Jessica Lauretti

global head of RYOT Studio, RYOT

Jimmie Stone

chief creative officer, Edelman

Jon Ruby

SVP, creative director, MullenLowe

Joseph Sciarrotta

managing director, chief creative officer, Ogilvy & Mather

Kelly Andresen

SVP, Client Strategy & Solutions, USA TODAY Network

Kelly Fredrickson

SVP, creative, advertising and agency management executive, Bank of America

Ken Pappanduros

VP creative director, RPA

Kerstin Emhoff

co-founder & president, PRETTYBIRD

Kirstin Falk

managing director, brand storytelling & innovation, Charles Schwab

Kristen Naiman

SVP Brand Creative, Kate Spade

Kyle Ranson-Walsh

director, branded experiences, Discovery

Lewis Kay

chief executive officer, Kovert Creative

Lisa Rosenberg

chief creative Officer, Allison+Partners

Lori Beecher

executive vice president, media & content strategy, Ketchum

Mara Frankel

creative director, brand partnerships, Atlantic Records

Marie Ronn

creative director, R/GA - New York

Mary Gail Pezzimenti

VP, Mashable Brand X, Mashable

Matt Murphy

partner, executive creative director, 72andSunny

Max Morse

senior creative producer, Lyft

Megan Ward

digital engagement and PR manager, Unilever

Miguel Angel Doncel


Monica Chun

EVP, chief operating officer - brand marketing & communications, PMK*BNC

Otto Bell

chief creative officer, Courageous

Pamela Romanowsky

director, Rocket

Peter Horst

former CMO, The Hershey Company

Rebecca Skinner

managing director, executive producer, Superprime Films

Rex Grignon

co-founder and CEO, Nimble Collective

Ricardo Figueira

ECD, Africa

Robert Friedman

CEO, Bungalow Media + Entertainment

Rubert Maconick

executive producer, Saville Productions

Seth Tabor

VP content development, Firstborn

Stacey Brickman

vice president, Sony Corporation of America

Stephanie Losee

Head of Content, Visa

Stephanie Marshall

managing director, SPROCKIT

Steve Babcock

CCO, VaynerMedia

Stevie Laux

creative director, CAA Marketing

Tara DeVeaux


Todd Waterbury

chief creative officer, Target

Ursula Terlecki

co-founder, The Creators Bureau

Zoe Fairbourn

Head of Studio Partnerships, Mirriad