Jury President | CCO
McCann World Group
Joe Dy is the Chief Creative Officer of McCann Worldgroup Philippines, and is one of the most awarded creative leaders in the country. Joe is also part of McCann’s Asia-Pacific Creative Council, and was recently inducted into the Philippine Creative Guild Hall of Fame. He was also listed among Campaign Brief’s Top 20 Creative Leaders in Asia.
Actor | Director | Producer
As one of the most prolific directors in the country, Quark has made a career out of filmmaking, directing six full feature films and helming over 50 music videos and commercials. Armed with an MBA in entertainment and marketing, he is Head of Globe Studios, the film, television and multimedia arm of Globe Telecom.
President | CCO
Leigh Reyes is a multi-awarded creative professional who was inducted into the Creative Guild Hall of Fame in 2015. She is currently Vice-President/Internal of the 2019 Board of the Internet and Mobile Marketing Association of the Philippines (IMMAP) and has served on juries of some of the world’s most prestigious ad festivals.
Vlogger | Comedienne | Actor
After creating a steady career in the local entertainment industry as an actress, host, singer and comedienne, Alex Gonzaga broke ground in the digital sphere when she launched her Youtube channel. Alex has since amassed over 3.6 million subscribers to date since starting in late 2017.
Country Marketing Director
Lester Estrada is the Country Marketing Director of P&G Philippines, with 12 years of marketing experience with the company. A winner of the Mansmith Young Market Masters Awards (YMMA), Lester has held an impressive track record across brands and international markets and across brands.
Gerry Dy is the Digital Head at Security Bank Corporation’s Retail division, where she built and spearheaded the brand’s e-commerce and online efforts from scratch, leading Security Bank’s digital strategy to new heights. Gerry is also the Editor-at-Large at TechShake, a local startup media company.
Kring Lao is the Marketing Director at McDonald's Philippines, overseeing the brand’s biggest and most memorable marketing campaigns, such as “Wait Lang Po”, last season’s YTAA “Ad of the Year” winner. Kring also won the Mansmith Young Market Masters Awards (YMMA) in 2010.
The Huddle Room
Eugene Manalo is the Managing Partner at The Huddle Room, an independent integrated solutions agency that has stood out since its start-up roots in 2013. Eugene also won the Gold for Southeast Asia Engagement / Channel Planner of the Year in the Campaign Asia Pacific Agency of the Year Awards.
Since her breakout film That Thing Called Tadhana, Antoinette has quickly risen to become one of the Philippines’ most sought-after directors today, reinventing the local rom-com formula with a refreshing and insightful take that has won over critics and audiences alike. To date, she has written and directed blockbuster films and top-rated television shows.
Director | Cinematographer
Lyle Sacris has run the circuit as a director and cinematographer, from directing commercials, music videos and making films such as Transit, where he won the Best Cinematography Award in the 2013 Cinemalaya Film Festival. To date, Lyle has helmed several memorable and award-winning ad campaigns.
YouTube Creator | Actress
One of the most celebrated stars in the entertainment industry for over 30 years, Judy Ann Santos has become a household name with a series of TV shows and blockbuster films under her belt.Now, the actress has made her digital foray with her YouTube channel Judy Ann’s Kitchen, where her home cooking videos rack up over 1.8 million views.