In our Private View feature, we ask top creatives from around the world to pick their country's best new work. This month we find out what's hot in France.

Pascal Gregoire

Gregoire joined Leagas Delaney Paris Centre as president and creative director in January 1999 following three years at Euro RSCG in the same role. Starting his career as a copywriter at CLM/BBDO, his accolades at LDPC include a gold at EPICA and a Grand Prix at Meribel for France's latest Ikea campaign. He reviews Dulcolax and BMW.

Anne de Maupeou

De Maupeou joined CLM/BBDO in 1989 as art director after four years at TBWA and DDB Needham. She then joined Opera/RLC in June 1993 as creative director and in 1996 was appointed creative director at CLM/BBDO and vice-president in charge of creative three years later. She also reviews Dulcolax as well as Ikea.

Nicolas Taubes

Art director Taubes has been vice-president and creative director at Leo Burnett Paris for the past three years, alongside his copywriter partner, Christophe Coffre. Previously at Euro RSCG BETC and TBWA, he became creative director in 1997. Taubes has won more than 70 international awards. Here he reviews McDonald's and Visual.

And, linking to our sister title Campaign magazine, we will have a regular Private View UK section featuring the opinions of leading local creatives

Dave Droga

Droga's contribution to the success of a top Australian agency landed him a 25 per cent stake, at just 23. He sold his share and moved to Singapore, where he joined Saatchi & Saatchi as regional creative director in Asia. He then moved to London where he was the youngest creative director. He reviews Nintendo and War On Want.

Tony Davidson and Kim Papworth (below)

Tony and Kim got together in 1985 at BMP DDB. Ten years later they moved to Leagas Delaney and in 1997 to Bartle Bogle Hegarty where their credits included Lynx 'Strike' and Levi's 'Flat Eric'. In 2000 they joined Wieden & Kennedy London as creative directors and since their arrival, the agency has won awards for Nike ('Run London' and 'Rugby'). Here they review Room2 and Uniqlo, taking on the roles of Officer Jim Kowalski (Good Cop) and Lieutenant Ed O'Callaghan (Bad Cop).


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