News Corp Australia Kicks Off Cannes Young Lions Competition

News Corp Australia Kicks Off Cannes Young Lions Competition
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Finalists for the 2017 Australian Cannes Young Lions are preparing to go into the final round of the competition where shortlisted finalists in the print, media, marketing and cyber categories receive a 24-hour brief.

News Corp Australia’s chief marketing officer, Tony Phillips welcomed the participants to News Corp’s head office yesterday afternoon and said: “News Corp’s Young Lions Competition will provide one deserving team per category the opportunity to compete internationally at the international Young Lions competition in Cannes in June.”

“We congratulate all of the participants in the finalist teams and we look forward to working with you over the coming days.”

The finalists teams will attend a Young Lions Boot Camp at News Corp Australia’s Surry Hills office this morning which includes bespoke training across the categories to prepare teams for the 24-hour brief.  

Media and marketing teams will undergo presentation skills and pitch training and the print and Cyber teams will learn how to tap into their individual creativity to turn around a quick response brief.

The teams will then attend an offsite team building session in the afternoon.

Cannes Young Lion winner and runner up teams in each category will be announced on Thursday evening, May 11, 2017.

The winning teams in the final round will receive return flights to Nice in France, accommodation and Cannes Lions festival registration and will represent Australia in the international Young Lions competition.

Runner-up teams in media, print and cyber categories will represent Australia at the Young Spikes Asia Competition and the young marketers category runner up will attend the Young Marketers Academy at the Spikes Asia Festival in Singapore this September.

The 2017 Cannes Young Lions competition finalists are:

PRINT

Holly Burgess and Lucy Logan, The Royals, VIC

Sarah Muscat and Marina Vasilieva, Leo Burnett Sydney and VML Sydney, NSW

Ash Myburgh and Jane Le, Ogilvy Sydney, NSW

Jenna Morrissey and Rachel Harley, Grey, NSW

Rodrigo Cunha and Rodrigo Soares, M&C Saatchi, NSW

 

MEDIA

Grace Espinoza and Charlotte Berry, UM Sydney, NSW

David Toussaint and Max Broer, UM Sydney, NSW

Ashleigh Vogel and Jacqueline Osborne, UM Sydney, NSW

Jack Bellamy and Luke Wesney, UM Sydney, NSW  

Kaia Webber and Millie Di Maio, Slingshot, NSW

CYBER

Alex Little and Karsten Jurkschat, Ogilvy Melbourne, VIC

Tristan Viney and Rosie Stone, Ogilvy Sydney and LOUD, NSW

Emilie Tan and Matthew Newman, BCM Partnership, QLD

Courtney Walter and Robert Mead, SapientRazorfish, NSW

Emma Borland and Omar Farwahl, Cummins&Partners, VIC

 

YOUNG MARKETER

Nicola Godsafe and Amanda Margariti, Universal Pictures and Diageo, NSW

Patricia Magat and Nathan Maroon, Stockland, NSW

Jesse Arundell and Michael Stocks, Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Google, NSW

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