JURORS ANNOUNCED FOR CANNES AWARDS

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May 15, 2001

By Anthony Vagnoni

NEW YORK (AdAge.com) -- The International Advertising Festival, better known as the Cannes Lions, has announced film, print and interactive

The Cannes Lion
juries for the 2001 competition.

The U.S. contingent of jurors includes Michael Lee, managing director and creative partner at Messner Vetere Berger MacNamee Schmetterer/Euro RSCG in New York, and Dennis Ryan, executive creative director at WPP Group's J. Walter Thompson, Chicago.

Cyber jury
Matt Freeman, chief executive officer of Omnicom Group's Tribal DDB, New York, and G. M. O'Connell, chairman of Modem Media worldwide, have been named to the Cyber Lions jury. The jury is being chaired this year by Carla Hendra, president of Ogilvy One North America.

Alex Bogusky, vice chairman and creative director of Crispin, Porter & Bogusky in Miami, will represent the U.S. on the press and poster jury.

Page Thompson, worldwide media director of Omnicom's DDB Worldwide, New York, and John Gaffney, executive vice president and media director of Havas Advertising's Arnold Worldwide, Boston, will sit on the Media Lions jury.

The festival will take place in Cannes during the week of June 18.

Anthony Vagnoni is the creative editor of AdReview.com.

Copyright May 2001, Crain Communications Inc.

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