Craig Davis and Ben Walker picked as Cannes judges

LONDON - Creative directors Craig Davis, of JWT, and Ben Walker, of Wieden & Kennedy, have been named as the UK judges at the film category at the Cannes Lion 2008 advertising festival.

Davis...appointed Cannes judge
Davis...appointed Cannes judge
Davis will also chair the film and press juries, is joined by Russell Ramsey, the chief creative officer of JWT London who is the UK judge in the outdoor category.

Dominic Proctor, the worldwide chief executive of Mindshare has been named jury president of the media category, while Rodney Fitch, chairman and chief executive of Fitch Worldwide will lead the design categories.

The full list of UK judges at the event, which takes place in Cannes from 15 to 21 of June, are:

Craig Davis (jury president for film & press), chief creative officer worldwide, JWT
Ben Walker, creative director, Nokia, Wieden & Kennedy

Dominic Proctor (Jury President), CEO worldwide, MindShare

Rodney Fitch (Jury President), Fitch

Damon Collins, creative director, Rainey Kelly Campbell Roalfe/Y&R


Russell Ramsey, chief creative officer, JWT

Sam Ball, founding partner & creative director, Lean Mean Fighting Machine

Peter Riley, founder & creative partner, 20:20 London
Emma de la Fosse, creative partner, Ogilvy One

Liz Whiston, creative partner, Krow Communications

Shelford Chandler, European creative director, The Marketing Store