Pitcher Awards Announces Lanre Adisa First Jury President
Lanre Adisa, Group Managing Director and Chief Creative Officer of Nigeria’s multi award winning advertising agencies, Noah’s Ark Communications has been announced as the first jury president for the Heritage category of forthcoming Pitcher Awards.
This announcement was made recently by organisers of the award, CHINI Productions, who are also Cannes Lions Official Festival representative in Nigeria. Adisa and his soon-to-be announced team will judge entries in Film, Audio, Print, Branded Content, Design and Outdoor including installations and activations.
In a statement by Nnamdi Ndu, Managing Director of CHINI Productions, the organisers said that the choice of the Noah’s Ark helmsman is based on his contributions in championing the growth of creativity in Nigeria. He adds, “As a 3-time creative jury president of the Young Lions Competition in Nigeria we have experienced the energy, passion and expertise that he brings to the jury room and trust that he will bring the same level of excellence and diligence in judging the Pitcher Awards.”
The Pitcher Awards celebrate the best of the best ideas in tech and marketing communication from West and Central Africa. Entries are currently open at www.creativityweek.events. Two other juries will judge work under the Channel and Innovation categories. The Channel jury will judge entries for Use of Media, Use of Data, Use of Insights and Strategy, PR and Reputation Management and Integrated Campaigns. While, the Innovation Jury will look at works in Social Media, Websites, Microsites and Web Services, Apps, Games, Messaging as well as Devices and Novel ideas. Special awards will include Agency of the Year, Advertiser of the Year, Young Pitcher Award and Best Original Work in French.
The Pitcher Awards is part of the Creativity Week, CHINI Productions’ pre-Cannes Lions Festival programme which will take place at the MUSON Centre Lagos from 19 – 24 March 2018. Other events to be held as part of the Creativity Week are the Young Lions Competitions, the Miami Ad School Scholarship Competition, the Young Professionals Academy, Future Creative.