Joshi is also a juror in the Innova Lotus & Lotus Roots category of awards. Also - a look at the other Indian jurors at Adfest 2019.
Adfest announces that Prasoon Joshi is a Jury President for the Audio Lotus and Film Lotus categories and juror in the Innova Lotus & Lotus Roots category for the 2019 edition of the awards. Prasoon Joshi is the current CEO and CCO of McCann Worldgroup India. Additionally, he is also Chairman, McCann Asia Pacific. Apart from these duties, he also presides over the Central Board Of Film Certification (CBFC) as its 28th chairperson.
In a press release sent by the awards team, Joshi said “I’m delighted to be overseeing two of ADFEST’s most intriguing categories: Audio, which in the midst of a major revival, and Film, which reflects the richness of local cultures in the Asia Pacific and Middle East regions. ADFEST is one of my favourite shows and a proud advocate of creativity that’s inspired by local insights – it will be an honour to return to Thailand next March.”
Other Indian jurors include Suresh Eriyat, the founder and director of Studio Eeksaurus Productions. He will be judging the Film Craft Lotus & New Director Lotus category.
Umma Saini, the Brand and Creative Lead of Google India is also a juror. The category she is overseeing is the Interactive Lotus & Mobile Lotus category.
Special mention: Shagorika Heryani. She will be a juror for the Interactive Lotus & Mobile Lotus category. She currently works as the Head of Strategy MENA at Grey Group, UAE. After a career spanning over a decade, she left India in the year 2016 to pursue work in the Middle East.
ADFEST is a non-profit entity that looks to support the creative industry in the Asia Pacific and Middle East regions. The awards will be held at Pattaya Exhibition and Convention Hall (PEACH), Royal Cliff Hotels Group, Pattaya, Thailand between 20-23 March. Adfest 2019’s theme is “TMRRW.TDAY,” and will focus on bringing the future to the present.