Chair - Jae Goodman | Co-CCO & Co-Head of CAA Marketing | Creative Artists Agency | Los Angeles
"In advertising and marketing, one thing has stayed the same for decades: telling entertaining stories is what it’s about. But today the possibilities and channels are endless. The A-List Hollywood Award therefore is a perfect fit for our times."
Stefan Kolle | Founder & Chief Creative Officer | Kolle Rebbe | Hamburg
“Awards shows have two purposes: to reward the remarkable, but even more importantly to show the way forward for our industry. So I'm hoping that we not only get to award some great pieces, but also select a body of work that inspires agencies and clients alike with the possibilities that branded entertainment brings.”
John Mescall | Executive Creative Director | McCann | Melbourne
"Today, we are only limited by our imagination, but our imagination knows no boundaries. This show provokes and celebrates just that."
Tham Khai Meng | Worldwide Chief Creative Officer | Ogilvy & Mather | New York
"It says A-List. It says Hollywood. It says awards. All I have to do is decide what I'm going to wear."
Gerry Moira | Chairman & Director of Creativity | Havas Worldwide | London
"We're not in the information age, we're in the entertainment age. Brands that get that will win.”
William Gelner | CCO & Managing Partner | 180LA | Los Angeles
"The A-List Hollywood Awards sit at today’s critical intersection of entertainment and commerce. Bringing those two worlds together with class is an art form. I’m excited to celebrate the best."
Jay Benjamin | Chief Creative Officer | Leo Burnett | New York
“It's about time branded entertainment- one of the fastest-growing marketing practices - got the creative recognition it deserves.”
Rob Donnell | Founder & President | Brand Arc | Los Angeles
"I'm honored to be on the jury for the 2014 A-List Hollywood Awards! I can't wait to celebrate the best of the best in advertising and entertainment."
Mark J. Marraccini | Head of Development | Kids at Play | Los Angeles
There are so many great creative pieces being done that bring advertising, marketing and entertainment together. Wonderful thought that leads to some truly remarkable, entertaining work. The A-List Hollywood Awards allows us to take a step back and celebrate this great work around us, and give accolades to those who have inspired us all to be better creative artists.
Brien Holman | ECD / Partner | Royale | Los Angeles
"The best marketing content doesn't interrupt consumers. Rather, it becomes that which they're most interested in. The marriage of advertising and entertainment is the very embodiment of that principle."
Greg Braun | Executive Creative Director | Innocean | Huntington Beach
"Our industry already dabbed with entertainment way back in the day, somewhere along the way it lost that focus. Now we have plenty of reasons to celebrate this resurgence, and I really look forward to being part of an award show that has entertainment at it's core. "
Jaime Mandelbaum | Chief Creative Officer | Y&R | Prague
"The A-List Hollywood Awards stand out as a unique way to celebrate the brands that have learned how to entertain us."
Neil Robinson | Founding Partner | Zeus Jones | San Francisco
"We should be striving for the day all advertising is considered valuable because it's entertaining. Any show that keeps us on that course is bloody exciting indeed. Count me in."
Paul Nagy | Executive Creative Director | Clemenger BBDO | Sydney
"There is branded entertainment and there are brands that entertain, I'll be looking for the latter."
Pelle Sjoenell | Executive Creative Director | BBH | Los Angeles
“Thanks to YouTube and SNSs, nowadays there are no borders between advertising and entertainment. The A-List Hollywood Awards reflect the times we live in. Can’t wait to see what is purely fun!”
Masako Okamura | Creative Director | Dentsu | Tokyo
"Finally advertisers start to realise that content is king. The A-List Hollywood Awards will will make them also realise that great content is entertainment."
Willem Van Den Hoof | Founder & CCO | Make Lemonade | Brussels
"We used to say Branded Entertainment is the future of advertising. It's actually the present. The A-List Hollywood Awards is what every International ad show should be doing: celebrating brands who have demonstrated the ability to entertain and engage their consumers; and, as a result, totally reinvent their brand with its consumers."
Fred Levron | ECD/CD Digital & Branded Content | Ogilvy & Mather | Paris
"Folks don't wanna be sold to, they want to be entertained. No matter what screen they view it on, the stuff they choose to spend time with has to be good, and only the most entertaining stuff will win. The A-List Hollywood Awards will be a great chance to see who is doing it best."
Conway Williamson | CCO | Erwin Penland | New York