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The Immortal Awards

VML’s Debbi Vandeven Joins The Immortal Awards Jury

The agency’s global chief creative officer to judge the global award from Little Black Book

VML’s Debbi Vandeven Joins The Immortal Awards Jury

VML’s Debbi Vandeven is the latest juror to be announced for The Immortal Awards, the global free-to-enter advertising award for all Little Black Book members.

With less than six weeks left until the entry deadline, the global chief creative officer of VML is the latest leading name from the advertising world to judge the first-ever Immortal Awards. 

Vandeven is the global chief creative officer at VML, a leading global agency named to the 2018, 2017 and 2016 Ad Age Agency A-List. She was recently honoured on Adweek’s Creative 100 and Business Insider’s list of the 30 Most Creative People in Advertising in 2016.

Joining VML in 2000, she has fostered a collaborative creative environment that delivers innovative work to clients around the world, including Colgate-Palmolive, Dell, Electrolux/Frigidaire, Ford, Gatorade, Mastercard, New Balance, PepsiCo, QuikTrip and Wendy’s.

Vandeven has served on international award show juries, including ANDY, ADC (2018 jury chair), Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity (2018 entertainment jury president and 2014 promo and activation jury), CLIO (2016 digital jury chair) and One Show.

In 2017, VML experienced its most awarded year under her leadership, earning recognition from international shows including 27 Lions at Cannes, ANDY, ADC, CLIO, Effie, LIA, One Show, Spikes Asia, Webby’s and more.

The Immortal Awards jury currently includes:

Ant White, Chief Creative Officer, CHE Proximity
Anuraag Trikha, Global Brand Director, Heineken
Bruno Bertelli, Global Chief Creative Officer, Publicis Worldwide
Chaka Sobhani, Chief Creative Officer, Leo Burnett London
Corinna Falusi, Chief Creative Officer, Mother NY
Debbi Vandeven, Global Chief Creative Officer, VML
Joanna Monteiro, Chief Creative Officer, FCB Brasil
Kay Hsu, Global Lead & Director, Instagram
Kerstin Emhoff, Co-Founder & President, PRETTYBIRD
Laura Gregory, Founder & CEO, Great Guns
Malcolm Poynton, Global Chief Creative Officer, Cheil Worldwide
Mike McGee, Co-Founder & CCO, Framestore
Noriaki Onoe, Creative Director, Dentsu Inc.
Sally-Ann Dale, Chief Creation Officer, Droga5
Sergio Lopez, Chief Production Officer, McCANN Worldgroup EMEA
Taras Wayner, Chief Creative Officer US, R/GA
Wayne Deakin, Executive Creative Director EMEA, HUGE

The jurors announced so far can be seen here.

There are less than six weeks left to enter The Immortal Awards. The entry system is now open to all Little Black Book members until September 3rd. Members should visit the submissions page to complete their submissions, whilst non-members can join LBB here

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