The 28th edition of the golden award of Montreux Advertising Festival is scheduled on April 20 this year at Montreux on Lake Geneva in Switzerland. Montreux Festival is a precursor to Cannes and every year, many Cannes aspirants test their work at this event.
Carolyn Davis, creative director of BBDO, New York is heading the film jury while Luis Silva Dias, chief creative officer, FCB International is heading the print jury. Adam Kerj, chief creative officer, JWT, New York is heading the digital jury while Frank Bodin, chaiman and chief executive officer, Havas, Switzerland is president of the media jury.
Also in the jury from India is Ajay Chandwani, director, Percept and strategic brand engagement consultant.
Other judges in this year's Montreux jury are Davide Boscacci, group creative director, Leo Burnett, Turin, Olivier Teepe, founder and creative director, Cloud Factory of Netherland, Mark Chalmers, executive creative director, Virtue, Conor Brady, chief creative officer, Critical Mass, Jerome Gonfond, creative director, Les Gaulois, Philippe Pinel, creative director, Romance Agency, Paris and Jim Hilson, creative partner, AMV BBDO, London.