A week tomorrow I will be in London with a veritable who’s who of industry illuminati as part of Ocean Outdoor’s Art of Outdoor judging panel; Mick Mahoney, Executive Creative Director, Rainey Kelly Campbell Roalfe/Y&R; Sean Thomson, Chief Creative Director, Dare; Damon Collins, Founder, Joint; Elspeth Lynn, Executive Creative Director, M&C Saatchi; Robert Ffitch, CEO of MGOMD; Glen Wilson, managing director of Posterscope; Stuart Taylor, CEO, Kinetic, Chris Marjoram, CEO, rapport, James Copley, managing partner, Talon; and Jon Mew, director of mobile and operations, IAB UK.
The competition, staged in association with Brand Republic, is now in its fifth year AND challenges the creative community to produce the most innovative digital outdoor advertising, including full motion, subtle motion and interactivity.
Ocean Outdoor Marketing Director Richard ‘Tank-Top’ Malton tells us that they have had a record number of entries this year and “up a massive 61% year on year”/
There are two categories which will be judged; Creative Techniques and the Interactive Category.
The winners will be announced at a prestigious awards ceremony at the IMAX in London on October 9, 2014.