Cannes Lions: Nine from India on the 'shortlist' jury

The organisers of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity have announced a lineup of jurors that will shortlist the creative work for this year’s festival. The list includes nine experts from India.

18 May 2022 | By PrintWeek Team

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity will take place on 20-24 June

The nine Indians on this list are

Anusheela Saha, group creative director, FCB, India (Mobile Lions) 

Ashwini Deshpande, co-founder, director, Elephant Design (Industry Craft Lions) 

Deepshikha Dharmaraj, CEO, BCW India Group, APAC (PR Lions) 

Gazal Jain, executive creative director, Havas, India (Brand Experience and Activation Lions) 

Hemant Shringy, chief creative officer, BBDO India (Direct Lions) 

Pallavi Chakravarti, creative head - West, DDB Mudra Group (Radio and Audio Lions) 

Pravin Sutar, head of creative, Leo Burnett Orchard (Outdoor Lions) 

Sumitra Sengupta, executive creative director, FCB India (Film Lions) 

Vaishali Verma, CEO, Initiative (Media Lions) 

The shortlisted work will go on to be judged and awarded during the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, running from 20-24 June 2022.   

The Cannes Lions shortlist juries will take part in judging entries remotely from their home locations worldwide. 

Simon Cook, CEO, Lions, said, “The votes that are cast during this crucial stage of judging play a fundamental role in the judging process. This talented line-up of industry experts will bring us one step closer to defining the creative benchmark on the global stage this June. We are extremely grateful to our jurors for their time, dedication and expertise.” 

(Source: Campaign India