Malcolm Duffy, a creative partner of Miles Calcraft Briginshaw
Duffy, is to be the chairman of this year's Aerial Awards.
Duffy will select a jury of 12 nomination judges. Once the jury has made
its selections, Duffy will convene a shortlisting session to decide on
finalists. These will go through to the Aerial Awards night at BAFTA,
where the winners will be voted for interactively by an invited audience
of 200 creatives.
The nomination jury will select the winner for the Best Campaign
This will also be announced at the awards evening, which will be held on
Tuesday 30 October.
Debbie Wheeler, who represents the Association of Radio Specialists,
will chair the Craft Awards Jury. Call for entries for all categories
will go out on 1 June with the closing date on 30 June.
The Aerial Awards are run by the Radio Advertising Bureau. The winners
at last year's awards included CDP's "Bummer" spot for Hamlet, which
took the overall Gold, and Bartle Bogle Hegarty's "Churchill" spot,
which took the Best Direction award.