Seven of Canada's Top Advertising Professionals to Judge at Cannes

Cannes Lions 2011 Entry Deadlines Fast Approaching

TORONTO, Feb. 28 /CNW/ - Seven of Canada's top advertising professionals have been selected to help judge the industry's best global talent at the 58th International Advertising Festival. Canada's best joins the group of esteemed judges to award the coveted Lion trophies at the 58th Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.

The Canadian judges are:

Christina Yu, Executive Creative Director, Red Urban - Film Jury
Christina Brown, VP Creative, CloudRaker - Cyber Jury
Antoine Bécotte, Creative Director, Cossette, Montreal - Direct Jury
Paul Little, Creative Director, TBWA Vancouver - Radio Jury
Mark Sherman, Executive Chairman, Media Experts - Media Jury
Christine Dacyshyn, Senior Copy Writer, Ogilvy & Mather - Promo & Activation Jury
Hélène Godin, Creative Director,Partner, Sid Lee - Design Jury

"Seven of Canada's best advertising executives will join the international judging panel to represent our country and award the world's best creative talent," said Andrew Saunders, Vice President, Advertising Sales, The Globe and Mail, which is the official Canadian Representative for Cannes Lions. "Our judges have earned a rightful place on the world stage, and we look forward to seeing Canadian creativity earn the top awards in Cannes."

Entry deadlines for all Cannes Lions categories other than Creative Effectiveness, is March 11. The Creative Effectiveness entries are due March 4.  Entry details can be found at

The Cannes Festival is taking place in Cannes, France on June 19 - 25.

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