IAPI’s Irish team of 14 Young Lions will be competing over the next three weeks as they go head-to-head in the global Cannes Young Lions competition against many other extremely talented and creative professionals.
The competitions will run over a three-week period from 24th May – 15th June.
Each competition will run over 3 days. Teams will be briefed and judged live via Zoom. Teams have just 24 hours to create their campaigns and submit their work using the Young Lions entry system.
IAPI CEO Charley Stoney says, “Without a doubt, the last year has been hard on all the teams (who were expecting a fabulous trip to Cannes) and IAPI honestly appreciate their determination, dedication, and passion for the industry as they take part in this amazing global competition that is being run online for the first time ever.”
The teams are as follows:
Lughan Deane, Consultant, Murray
Orna Clarke, Consultant, Murray
Helen O’Higgins, Art Director, JWT Folk
Ben Fraser, Digital Strategist, Havas Dublin
Rafael Ferla, Art Director, JWT Folk
Raphael Silva, Motion Designer, Rothco
Sacha Noyes, Strategic Planner, Publicis Dublin
Jessie DeBoe, Creative, Dentsu Achtung!, Amsterdam
Jack Connolly, Media Manager, Group M
Emily Carew, Account Manager, Group M
Oisin Hayes, Marketing Communications Executive, Fáilte Ireland
Aoife Bolger, Marketing Communications Executive, Fáilte Ireland
Georgia Stevenson, Producer, BBDO Dublin
Sinead Farrelly, Producer, BBDO Dublin
The Irish round of the Cannes Young Lions competition is sponsored by Core, Choose Radio, Facebook, Independent News & Media (INM), Public Relations Institute (PRII)/Public Relations Consultants Association (PRCA), Pull the Trigger, Sky and Smurfit Kappa.
IAPI and all the Young Lions supporters, agencies and sponsors wish them the very best of luck and hope that there is some gold in store in the next few weeks. Follow on IAPI social media channels for updates and fingers crossed. #CYLIreland