Davor Bruketa, the Creative Director of the Bruketa&Žinić OM advertising agency, leaves for Las Vegas by the end of September, where he will be judging the London International Awards (LIA) for the second time. Among the advertising and branding experts, this competition has the reputation as one of the most prestigious ones, existing since 1985, it stands out as the international icon of creative excellence. It has earned this respect precisely because of the jury members who are all eminent authors from the industry, and because of its judging process in the advertising, design and digital communication categories.
“LIA endeavours to ensure that our jury is made up of both established and up and coming creative genius from around the world. First time we invited Bruketa was in 2007, when he earned the respect of the jury with his level headed and passionate approach, so we decided to invite him again.”, said LIA Founder & President Barbara Levy.
London International Awards consists of several juries. Some of the judges for LIA this year are for example Steve Back, Ogilvy and Mather Singapore Creative Director, number one agency in the international Ogilvy network and in the entire Asia. Back’s recent projects include full scale campaigns for Toyota and Sony. Anna Fawcett is the Executive Producer of Filmgraphics Entertainment whose projects include legendary Nike commercial with Michael Jordan or the Visa commercial series with Richard Gere and Jackie Chan etc. Nick Law is the Global Chief Creative Officer in the New York digital agency R/GA where he is in charge of the Nike account, and before that he was working for well-known branding agencies such as FutureBrand and Pentagram. Deborah Adler specializes in packaging design and is a former Milton Glaser collaborator. Mark Tutssel is the Global Chief Creative Officer in Leo Burnett Worldwide, multiply Cannes winner, named the world’s creative director No.1 by the Campaign Magazine.
Besides LIA, Bruketa has recently been a member of the Korean AD Stars jury, he is a permanent NY Cresta jury member and by the end of the year, he will be judging a Ukrainian festival organized by the All-Ukrainian Advertising Coalition.