Agnello Dias, popularly known as Aggy, co-founder and chief creative officer, TapRoot India has been appointed jury chairperson for the Film category at Goafest 2010, according to a press release.
& #BANNER1 & #In 2009, Piyush Pandey, executive chairperson and creative director, Ogilvy South Asia chaired the Film category.
Dias has won much recognition, including the AAAI Copywriter of the Year (2004), NDTV's Creative Director of the Year (2007) and has consistently ranked among the top four Indian creative personalities in all local and international rankings.
"I am expecting to see the work that pushes boundaries and the work that solves marketing problems," says Dias in a conversation with afaqs! on the sort of work he expects to see at Goafest 2010.
In 2007, Dias won the country's first ever Grand Prix and Titanium/Integrated Lion at Cannes, besides leading JWT to the best ever performance by an Indian advertising agency at the festival and to the No.1 spot in the WPP network. His Teach India campaign won a double Grand Prix at the Media Spikes in 2009.
Goafest 2010 aims at providing opportunities to young talent in the industry to learn and exchange ideas. The event is set to take on issues and challenges faced by the marketing and communications industry.
Recently, KV Sridhar was appointed jury chairperson in the Print category at Goafest 2010.