Cannes announces UK jurors for 2006

British representatives on this year's Cannes International Advertising Festival juries include Rosie Arnold, Jeremy Craigen and Dave Alberts.

Arnold, Bartle Bogle Hegarty's creative director, will be the UK representative on the film jury; Craigen, the executive creative director of DDB London, will take his place on the press jury; and Alberts, Grey London's creative chief, will be part of the team judging outdoor work.

Alberts said: "It is an exciting opportunity to be selected as a UK Cannes Lions judge alongside the other great creative personalities from the industry. I am looking forward to judging Cannes and representing Grey as part of this prestigious event."

The remainder of the UK judging panel comprises the following: Derek Morris, the vice-chairman of ZenithOptimedia, will be the UK representative on the Media Lions judging team; Seb Royce, glue London's creative director, will judge the best digital work for the Cyber Lions category; and direct marketing will be judged by Nick Moore, Tequila\London's executive creative director, and Steve Aldridge of Partners Andrews Aldridge.

Jim Thornton, the executive creative director at Leo Burnett, is also involved, taking a place on the Radio Lions jury. KLP's executive creative director, Rob McDonald, and Dynamo's creative head, Phil Pawsey, will help judge the sales promotions category.

Zoe Bartlett, the director of clients at the awards' organiser, Emap Advertising, said: "With so much creativity on show, it is an inspiration for anyone in the advertising industry - from the old guard to the youngest student."


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