L.A. Ronayne, group creative director at Anomaly London, has been named jury president for the Shark Awards Kinsale, which is now open for entries. During her two-year tenure, she will ensure a high standard is maintained throughout the judging process, as well as overseeing any category modifications to adapt with the fast-moving changes of the industry.
New categories have been added to award casting, stock footage editing, fashion, Christmas and sporting campaigns.
The jury so far includes talent in the advertising community from Anomaly, BETC, Boys & Girls, Engine, Lucky Generals, Onecore, UltraSuperNew and Uncommon, VCCP as well as best in class masters of craft from Biscuit, Black Kite Studios, Darling Films, Electric Theatre Collective, Partizan, Stitch and 1stAveMachine.
While there will be no official festival with talks and presentations this year, there are plans--restrictions allowing--to travel to Kinsale for in More