2017 Video & Creative Awards Categories Judging Committee


Sansoo ChongSangsoo Chong, Professor
Cheongju University, Cheongju, Chungbuk, South Korea

Sangsoo Chong is a professor of the Department of Advertising & PR at Cheongju University in Korea. He has worked at Ogilvy & Mather Korea as a vice president/ ECD until he moved to the university in 2008. He started his career as a film producer at Oricom, the first ad agency in Korea. It was an easy start for him since he studied film & drama in the university. Over 28 years he has worked at agencies as a film based creative director. He has been launched successful campaigns for Kimberly-Clark, Pizza Hut, Unilever, Motorola, KFC, Nestle, LG, Daewoo and Hyundai. He has served as a jury member at many awards shows such as New York Festivals, The One Show (Young Ones), AME, Ad Stars, Seoul TVC Festivals. He is giving the local agencies helping hand to win more international awards in recent years.


Israel BonequiIsrael Bonequi, Creative Director/Producer
Birds Nest Foundation, New York, New York, USA

Creative Director and with over 20 years of experience in video production and visual communications.  Directed and produced award winning television series, commercials, documentaries, PSAs and short and long form videos for broadcast, online, direct distribution and streaming.  Awards include several Stevie Awards, W3, Emmy, Webby, Aurora, Telly and Indie among others.

Chinun BoonroungrutChinun Boonroungrut, Ph.D. Candidate
Central China Normal University, Bangkok, Thailand

A lecturer and educational entrepreneur with strong professional academic experiences in various higher education and well known institutes has been accepted as one of successful Ed-franchise entrepreneurs with awards guaranteed by The Ministry of Commerce of Thailand.

Jon DobinsonJon Dobinson, Chief Executive
Other Creative Ltd, London, United Kingdom

Jon has been a leader, creative director and writer in the creative sector for 25 years, winning many of the top awards in the industry. He founded Other in 1996 and it has grown to become one of the most respected boutique agencies, known for solving the sector's toughest briefs.    

Cho Dongyul, Head of Group
Cheil Worldwide, Seoul, South Korea   

Thierry HalbrothThierry Halbroth, Managing Partner and Executive Creative Director
Publicis Worldwide, Hong Kong, China

A surfer, husband, father and DJ (in no particular order), Thierry is first and foremost a creative head. Homeless for most of his life, he’s spent the last 24 years in Asia Pacific.  As Managing Partner and Executive Creative Director of Publicis Hong Kong, Thierry is tasked with overseeing the creative output of the office on all its major clients. He is leading the team to build a regional centre of creative excellence with strategy at the core, enabling the delivery of effective integrated solutions designed for today’s digital world.  Despite his nomadic pattern, Thierry calls Hong Kong home and, at 14 years, the city he’s spent the most time in.

Steve KingSteve King, Producer/Director
Corporate Media NZ, Auckland, New Zealand

Steve has 25+ years’ experience in the corporate video communications industry, producing and directing hundreds of corporate videos and television commercials around the Pacific Rim.  His work has garnered numerous awards including 5 MCA-I Gold Reels, 9 Telly Awards, 5 IBA Stevie Awards, and a NZ 48Hour Film Challenge Apee.

Rohj MarianoRohj Mariano, Advertising and Promotions Officer
Araneta Group, Quezon City, Phillipines

Rohj is a marketing and communications professional, and a self-confessed full-time student of life. He has supported different brands and organizations through various roles that involve relationship building, branding, corporate communications, media relations, events production, and reputation management. He holds a BA in communications from the University of Santo Tomas, Manila.

Jeremy McWilliamsJeremy McWilliams, Managing Director
Bang TV, London,  United Kingdom

After working as a creative director Jeremy moved over to production, working at @radical.media which twice won the Palme d’Or at Cannes for world’s best production company.  He founded both the award-winning London production company Mustard and the international company Bang TV with offices in London, New York and LA.

Jacqueline PurcellJacqueline Purcell, IPRA Board Member
www.ipra.org, London, United Kingdom

Jacqueline Purcell consults on some of the best communications campaigns in the world. She enables individuals, companies, products or causes to tell their story to the world. This publicity is done in collaboration with you and for you, so that your magnificent award winning story is able to inspire on a global scale. If you have ever dreamed of taking your story to the mass media or being interviewed in Hollywood and reaching millions; you will now be able to achieve your goal. 

Beata RozekBeata Rozek, Manager Corporate Affairs & Head of Internal Communications
Philip Morris International, Brussels, Belgium

Communications expert with 10+ years of wide experiences in Corporate Affairs, Internal and External Communications, Public Relations, Public Affairs & Corporate Responsibility/Sustainability positions in FMCG and retail sector, including Philip Morris, Tesco, Ahold and Danone’s water division (Żywiec Zdrój).  In 2010-13 heading the Sustainability team in Tesco. She was responsible i.e. for creating Tesco’s CSR strategy and implementing key CSR projects. Her work was rewarded with 2011 International Stevie Award. In 2012 she published the first CSR report in Polish retail market in accordance with the GRI standard. Beata led to the formation of the corporate foundation of Tesco Poland, “Tesco for Children”, which she served as the Chairman of the Board.  Since October 2013, she has joined Philip Morris in the role of Manager Corporate Affairs, supporting distribution, manufacturing, agronomy and shared services part of PMI business in Poland. Professionaly passionate about digital solutions in communications, change management, employees' engagement programs and crisis communications.

Patrick SevereinPatrick Severein, Manager LVB Videomarketing & Senior Content Marketeer
LVB Networks, Amersfoort, Utrecht, Netherlands

Patrick is working in the Dutch media and marketing for over 15 years now. The last 6 years at LVB Networks, the biggest content marketing agency of the Netherlands. LVB Networks has won several national and international content marketing awards over the last years.  Patrick is responsible for the label LVB Videomarketing and he develops video and content marketing strategies for different brands and businesses, both B2C and B2B, like WWF Netherlands, ABN AMRO, HEMA, Jumbo, Ziggo, KPMG and Sanquin. With his team Patrick creates videoformats, video content campaigns, video strategies, corporate videos, animated videos and branded channels.

Sergio SpaccaventoSergio Spaccavento, Executive Creative Director
Conversion S.r.L., Milan, Italy

Sergio Spaccavento is currently the executive creative director at Conversion in Milan, an art director, a copywriter, a scriptwriter, a TV and radio show writer, an advertising teacher and a member of the Art Directors Club Italy, as well.  He started his career doing proper advertising, then he fell in love with new and alternative media—and found out that fun is mixing it all together.  He worked for small, medium and big agencies on small, medium and big accounts.  He won the MTV Awards for his tv serial, and he had a nomination at Nastro d'argento for his first movie.He has been a juror for several local and international awards like Cannes Lions, New York Festivals, Epica, Art Directors Club Italy, Mobius, White Square, Red Apple, Chipshop Award and many more.

Rob StaggenborgRob Staggenborg, Director of Communications
St. John Vianney HS, Cottleville, Missouri, USA 
Rob Staggenborg, APR is the Director of Communications for a private educational institution. His career in Public Relations spans 20 years,


David TyeDavid Tye, Agency Director
David Tye Brand and Marketing Communications, Bristol, United Kingdom

In brief…I’m a brand and marketing communications professional with extensive experience working at a senior level in both client and agency environments across a number of industry sectors both in consumer and B2B markets.  Currently I head up Nationwide’s Internal Creative Agency, which produces the vast majority of all Nationwide’s internal and external creative communications work including filmic content.