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A. 20 – 29 june ¡Cinema Jove 2024 has already started! 

The 39th edition of Cinema Jove has started! The Valencia International Film Festival – Cinema Jove is a festival that takes place annually in Valencia in June. It is accredited by the FIAPF in the category of “Specialized Competitive Festivals”.

The festival is a meeting forum for young international filmmakers, and its vocation is to showcase the best international cinema directed by young people.

Cinema Jove is organized by the Conselleria de Cultura i Deporte, through the Institut Valencià de Cultura. Cinema Jove has five official or competition sections, all of which have their respective juries:

  • Feature Films
  • Short films
  • Series
  • Youth Audiovisual Encounter
  • Òrbites

Cinema Jove also screens a series of non-competitive sections whose theme, always around youth, usually changes with the editions, although several of them are maintained over the years: Luna de Valencia Award, High School, El Joven, La Joven… or Los Dioses del Anime.

Check the program now!

B. 25 june V Afterwork Madrid Film Office: Sign up!

IMPORTANT! Now, V AFTERWORK “CORTAMOS PARA…” will be held at ESPACIO LARRA. It consists of a meeting and networking space for companies, professionals and institutions of the audiovisual sector in Madrid. It is a great opportunity to talk, enjoy and exchange projects and ideas.

Date: Tuesday, June 25 | 19:30 – 22:00
Place: Espacio Larra (Calle de Larra, 14). Metros: Bilbao, Alonso Martínez and Tribunal.

If you are going to attend and you haven’t registered yet, remember to confirm your attendance through the following form. ¡Confirm your attendance!

C. 3 september Gerety Awards 2024 announces global shortlist

The Gerety Awards has now released its global shortlist along with the Agency and Production Company of the Year awards by country.
The shortlisted campaigns from Spain are Fashion Cramps for Buscopan. Sanofi by MRM Spain in Communication, Craft and Pharma CUTS; Oye, Maricarmen! for La Vida en Rosa Magazine by VML Health Madrid in Health CUT; Find Your Summer for Magnum by LOLA-MULLENLOWE in Craft CUT (Photography and Direction) and LIVE INSURANCE by MAPFRE by McCann Erickson Madrid in Entertainment CUT, campaign produced by one of our production partners: Congratulations Harry!

The executive jury sessions took place around the world and this week you can see the Gerety Jury Insights panels from UK, USA, Poland, Canada, France, AUNZ, East Asia, LATAM, Spain, Netherlands, Middle East and Belgium.

394 pieces from 35 different countries make up the shortlist:

  • Most shortlisted category: across different media types is Work for Good Cut with 93 pieces on shortlist and Craft with 86.
  • Most shortlisted campaigns: across multiple categories Rights against the Right – The first trademark that stops trading Nazi merch for Laut gegen Nazis from Jung von Matt AG, Hamburg; Anti-Choice Ads for Wisp x Abortion Freedom Fund from 72andSunny Los Angeles; The Square Meter for HORNBACH from HeimatTBWA Germany Berlin and A Holiday To Remember for Chevrolet from Commonwealth//McCann Detroit.
  • Most shortlisted agency: Jung von Matt AG, Hamburg.
  • Most shortlisted network: VML with pieces from 12 different countries.
  • Most Shortlisted Holding Company: Omnicom, followed by IPG and WPP

Now it is the Grand jury’s turn to choose the winners, which will be announced on Tuesday, September 3 and include Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Grand Prix, along with Network and Agency of the year (global). The winners of Agency and Production Company of the year by country are:

  • East Asian Agency of the Year: Dentsu Inc.
  • French Agency of the Year: BETC
  • German Agency of the Year: Jung von Matt AG, Hamburg
  • Spanish Agency of the Year: Sioux & Cyranos
  • Middle East Agency of the Year: Impact BBDO
  • UK Agency of the Year: Adam&EveDDB
  • USA Agency of the Year: Dentsu Creative
  • AUNZ Production Company of the Year: Finch
  • Belgian Production Company of the Year: Czar
  • Polish Production Company of the Year: Papaya Films
  • Spanish Production Company of the Year: Bambina Films
  • UK Production Company of the Year: Biscuit Filmworks
  • USA Production Company of the Year: Biscuit Filmworks

D. 5 september The Immortal Awards presents this year’s jury!

The Immortal Awards have announced the names of the international advertising leaders who will serve on the 2024 global jury. The jury will convene in New York on December 5 for Global Jury Day, which this year will be supported by JSM Music. The jury will decide which projects, if any, will receive an Immortal Award or receive a Commendation in this year’s competition.

The group includes world-renowned creatives and leaders from across the brand, agency, production and publishing worlds. The Immortal Awards 2024 global jury has been announced as follows:

  • Chris Beresford-Hill, global creative director, BBDO.
  • Bruno Bertelli, global chief executive officer of LePub, chief creative officer of Publicis Worldwide
  • Susan Credle, global president, FCB, creative consultant, IPG
  • Tara Ford, creative director, Accenture Song APAC and LATAM, creative director, The Monkeys
  • Sergio Lopez, chief executive officer, Omnicom Production
  • Tiffany Rolfe, global president, R/GA, global creative director, R/GA
  • Joel Simon, Creative Director and Founder, JSM Music
  • Pelle Sjoenell, Global Creative Director, Droga5
  • Chaka Sobhani, president and global creative director, DDB
  • Aaron Starkman, global creative director, Rethink
  • Liz Taylor, global chief creative officer, Ogilvy

More additions to the global jury are likely to be made in the coming months. Regional and local juries will also be announced in the coming weeks.

Commenting on the judging, Paul Monan, awards director of The Immortal Awards, says: “We are delighted to present this year’s global judging panel and are immensely proud of the cast we have selected.

Our mission at The Immortal Awards is simple and that is to celebrate and amplify the best creative work that our global advertising industry has to offer.The jurors joining us this year are some of the best and most award-winning creatives in the world, so they know what it takes to create exceptional work. We can’t wait to see which projects they choose to crown Immortal in December.”Emma Wilkie, awards director of The Immortal Awards, added: “Now in just its seventh year, The Immortal Awards has already established itself as one of the key creative awards shows in advertising. It is testament to our different approach and judging process that we have the highest level of industry leaders coming together in December to identify, applaud and reward the most outstanding fresh ideas.”

The Immortal Awards entry system is now open and entries will be accepted until September 5, 2024. All entries must be made for a commissioned client and must have been first broadcast, exhibited, released or published between September 1, 2023 and August 31, 2024.2024.Each LBB member is entitled to up to five entries. The full list of rules, including eligibility dates, can be found here.

If you would like to enter The Immortal Awards but are not yet an LBB member, please register here.If you have any questions about The Immortal Awards or need help with your entries, please contact Awards Directors Paul Monan (paulm@lbbonline.com) and Emma Wilkie (emma@lbbonline.com).