AME Awards Grand Jury Spotlight Interview: Björn Neugebauer

In this Spotlight Interview, AME spent a few minutes with Björn Neugebauer, Creative Director for Kolle Rebbe GmbH Germany Over the last 20 years Björn has been creating award-winning ideas for Germany’s finest agencies such as Serviceplan, Jung von Matt, Kempertrautmann and BBDO Interone. As a creative director he made six BMWs drift the driftmob, a rotatable billboard turn into a Travel-Compass and Lufthansa’s frequent-flying mums and dads become digital bedtime-storytellers. Currently Björn works for Hamburg-based agency Kolle Rebbe, travels the world in a rusty camper-van and waits for someone to invent a reliable weather app.

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AME Awards Grand Jury Spotlight Interview: Sergio Spaccavento

Sergio Spaccavento, Executive Creative Director at Conversion Italy join’s the 2017 AME Awards global Grand Jury and brings the experience of judging some of the world's top awards shows. He is a multi-talented director,  copywriter,  scriptwriter,  TV and radio show writer, and advertising teacher who has worked for prominent agencies of all sizes serving a wide range of national and international brands.

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AME Awards Grand Jury Spotlight Interview: Sasan Saeidi

AME Grand Jury member, Sasan Saeidi is the Group Managing Director of FP7 McCann-UAE; overseeing FP7 DXB & Momentum operations. Under his leadership, FP7 DXB has invested a lot of energy and passion behind creating "Work that matters” beyond anything else. With his vision ofbelieving in Creativity with purpose. the agency has gone from strength to strength and success year on year since 2011.

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AME Awards Grand Jury Spotlight Interview: Jon Neschis

Since opening the shop in 2001, Jon’s worked with brands and agencies in the B2B and B2C space to create storytelling campaigns that build customer loyalty and increase sales efforts. Prior to Jigsaw Media Jon held positions in sales and lead marketing roles for ADWEEK Magazines, Sporting News, Total Sports and Fan Guides.

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AME Awards Grand Jury Spotlight Interview: Pim van Helten

Pim specializes in digital strategy and creative concepts, and his expertise lies within thefields of digital marketing, UX design and uncovering trends in technology and innovation, as well as in growing a start-up into a leading independent agency. With Pim at the head of the agency, DPDK now works for international clients such as Peugeot, Ikea, Citroen and Grolsch. 

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AME Awards Grand Jury Spotlight Interview: Paul Cartlich

In the interview below, AME spent some time with Paul Cartlich, Senior Creative Editor/Producer for Giaronomo Productions and asked him to share his insights on working  as a visual storyteller in the industry. He is passionate about film and is recognized as one of the leading lights in his field.  During his career, he’s been responsible for several high profile television and film campaigns ranging from The Walking Dead Comicon trailers for seasons 1, 4 & 5, TV Campaigns for Breaking Bad and Mad Men and trailers for Filth and Louder Than Bombs and is also the editor behind the critically acclaimed Rust and Bone trailer.

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AME Grand Jury Spotlight Interview: Dominic Fernandes

This is the third year that AME Awards Grand Jury member, Dominic Fernandes will serve on AME's Grand Jury ofinternational interdisciplinary creatives and review work from around the globe to select the world’s most effective advertising & marketing campaigns. As Vice president, head of business marketing for EMIRATES NBD, Dominic is responsible for developing and implementing Emirates NBD’s marketing strategy at large. He believes that communication should be disruptive to engage with the target audience and a 360 degree marketing framework is essential for a brand to influence consumers. Dominic has held many leadership roles at prominent agencies and has worked on such prestigious brands as HSBC, Singapore Airlines, Braun, Bajaj Auto Limited, HPCL, Lloyds Group, ACC Limited and Geoffrey Manners and more.

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