D&AD and Colenso BBDO have collaborated again on a new ‘Love This’ podcast series. Beth O’Brien and Joe Carter speak to five D&AD 2021 Jury Presidents – Fred Levron, Paul Chan, Charu Aggarwal, Kate Stanners and Stéphane Xiberras – about this year’s entries. With three Black Pencils and 19 Yellow Pencils awarded this year, the judges discuss the positive impact of social media during the Pandemic, how diversity on the judging panels is better for the work and what they look for in award-winning work.
Fred Levron, Worldwide Creative Partner at FCB and D&AD 2021 Digital Jury President
Levron discusses how brands can navigate challenging issues, utilising social media to save a troubled business, why creativity and collaboration are crucial to success, and how the next generation of judges are bettering the process.
Paul Chan, Cheil Hong Kong Chief Creative Officer and D&AD 2021 Direct Jury President
Chan talks about his unconventional start in the advertising industry, what the jury were looking for when judging the work and why creative awards are important.
Charu Aggarwal, Havas Group Chief Strategy Officer and D&AD 2021 Media Jury President
Aggarwal discusses the qualities that define her leadership style, the value of different perspectives in the judging process, and why cultural change is everybody’s responsibility.
Kate Stanners, Chief Creative Officer at Saatchi & Saatchi London, D&AD 2020 President and 2021 Press & Outdoor Jury President
Stéphane Xiberras, President of BETC France and D&AD 2021 Film Jury President
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