Loeries Announces New Voice and Student Judging Panels

The Loeries is pleased to announce the New Voice Award and Student judging panels for The 34th Annual Loerie Awards.

New Voice Award Panel

Festus Masekwameng, Creative Director, 97 Mother Russia
Kamogelo Sesing, Creative Group Head, TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris
Konstant van Huyssteen, Freelancer
Neo Mashigo, Creative Director, Draftfcb
Nkanyezi Masango, Creative Director, Y&R Cape Town
Tseliso Rangaka, Creative Director, Ogilvy
Xolisa Dyeshana, Creative Director, Joe Public

Student Panel

Alex Hayn, Designer, The Jupiter Drawing Room Cape Town
Brandt Botes, Owner/Graphic designer & Illustrator, Studio Botes
Dan Berkowitz, Creative Director, King James
Jordan Metcalf, Graphic Designer
Michael Leese-Rolfe, Senior Art Director, FoxP2
Mike Pearson, Copywriter, 140 BBDO
Natalie Rose, Copywriter, Lowe Cape Town
PJ Kensley, Creative Director, singh & sons
Tyrone Beck, Creative Director, Switch Design
Yvonne Hall, Senior Art Director, Saatchi & Saatchi Cape Town

The Student category will be awarded on Saturday 22 September while the New Voice Award on will be awarded on Sunday 23 September.

Other categories to be awarded on each evening are as follows:

Saturday 22 September – Communication Design; Direct & PR Communication; Internet, Mobile & Interactive Communication; Outdoor, Street-Pole & Collateral Media; Print Communication

Sunday 23 September – Integrated Campaigns; Live Events, Activations & Sponsorship; Media Innovation; Radio Communication; Rest of Africa & the Middle East; TV, Film & Video Communication; Ubuntu Award

Creative Week Cape Town 15 – 23 September
This year, judging will immediately precede the awards ceremonies and form a part of Creative Week Cape Town. Finalists will be announced throughout the week and the judging will conclude with a Seminar at City Hall on Friday 21 September, with the Loeries international jury chairmen and other global brand leaders.

Do not miss any of the official Loeries activities during Creative Week. Take advantage of the special four-night accommodation packages (Thursday – Monday) that are available with Tsogo Sun, the Official Accommodation Partner of the Loeries. Tsogo Sun have a selection of hotels to suit any budget and will provide four nights bed and breakfast – and you only pay for three nights!

Tempest, the Official Car Hire partner of The Loerie Awards, will provide special vehicle rental rates to all Loeries bookings for the Creative Week Cape Town period (15 – 23 September). Tempest will donate 10% of all Loerie rentals to the Creative Future Scholarship.

Book your tickets, accommodation and transport online www.theloerieawards.co.za.

Major Sponsors

The major sponsors of The 34th Annual Loerie Awards are Cape Town Tourism, The City of Cape Town, Gearhouse South Africa

Additional Sponsors and Official Suppliers

Adams & Adams Attorneys, ADreach, Antalis, Aon South Africa, Associated Magazines, Avusa Media, Backsberg,  BEE Online, Black Powder, Bouffant, Cape Town Partnership, Commercial Producers Association, Freq’ncy, Gallo Images, Graphica, GreaterCapital, Greensky,  Hetzner, Mail & Guardian, Newsclip, Ornico Group, Paygate, PocketMedia Solutions, Rocketseed, SABC, Tempest Car Hire, The Jupiter Drawing Room South Africa (Johannesburg), Think iT Solutions, Tsogo Sun, Ultra Litho, Woolworths, YouTube

Travelling Exhibition Venues and Dates

Dates to remember:
Concept Interactive, Cape Town    16 – 20 July 2012
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, PE 6 – 15 August 2012
Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria  27 – 31 August 2012
Stellenbosch Academy of Design & Photography 8 – 12 October 2012
Oliewenhuis Museum, Bloemfontein   29 October – 2 November 2012

Important Loerie dates to diarise:

Migrate magazine – issue 15
Now available at Exclusive Books & CNA stores

33rd Loeries printed Annual
Available at Exclusive Books, Pulp Books & the Loeries website

Creative Week Cape Town 15 – 23 September 2012
Judging Week at City Hall 17 – 20 September
Seminar at City Hall – 21 September

The 34th Annual Loerie Awards at the CTICC
22 & 23 September 2012

Migrate magazine – issue 16
November 2012

For more information go to www.theloerieawards.co.za

Ends

For more information please contact:
Michelle Barrett
Media & Operations Manager
The Loerie Awards
011 326 0304
michelle@theloerieawards.co.za

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