A Mudra team & #BANNER1 & # from Chennai has won the Young Creatives Contest 2007 organised by the Advertising Agencies Association of India (AAAI) and supported by the Times Group. The members of the team are Arun Chakkravarthy (art director, age 25), Mohan Jo Manjooran (art director, age 27) and Mukund Olety (copy writer, age 25).
AAAI has organised this contest for seven years now. The purpose of the contest is to encourage and nurture young creative talent in the country and provide them with an opportunity for international exposure. The Mudra team will be the official Indian team to take part in the International Young Creatives Contest to be held at Cannes from June 17-23, 2007. The team will compete against other teams from all over the world.
Vinod Nair, CEO, Network Advertising, and AAAI executive committee member, was the convener of the contest and Elsie Nanji, managing partner, Red Lion, and KS Chakravarthy, national creative director, Rediffusion DY&R, were jury members.
All the expenses of the winning team's trip to Cannes will be borne by the Times Group, the official festival representatives of Cannes in India.
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