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2013 Press Releases

Press Release
29th April 2013

29 April 2013

Release Date: 29th April 2013

Australia's Ramesh Sathiah will lead the prestigious London International Awards 2013 TV/Cinema/Online Film - Music and Sound Jury. Ramesh is a Partner and Creative Director of Song Zu, Australasia's most awarded Music and Sound Design Company with Studios in both Sydney and Singapore. 

Joining Ramesh on the TV/Cinema/Online Film – Music & Sound Jury are:

Scott Cymbala - Managing Partner/Executive Producer, Massive Music, Los Angeles

Jessica Dierauer - Executive Producer of Music & Creative Content, Y&R, New York

Jeff Elmassian - Owner/Creative Director, Endless Noise, Santa Monica

David Leinheardt - Managing Director/Executive Producer, Duotone Audio Group, New York

Jack Sedgwick - Sound Designer, Wave Studios, London

Jury President Ramesh remarked on the importance of Sound and Music in the Creative Process, “Once the film has been shot and edited, there is one powerful toolset at the filmmaker's disposal that can transform how the audience feels. The endless colours, emotions and textures that music and sound can offer, is something we never get tired of exploring. I look forward to seeing and hearing the best work in the world this year during the LIA judging in October.”

LIA will open their Entry System in May with a final deadline at the end of July.


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28th London International Awards Judging and ‘Creative Conversations’
4th – 12th October 2013, Las Vegas

LIA has established itself as a revolutionary global competition, celebrating creativity, the power of ideas and new technology in all forms of Advertising, Digital and Design. Defining its 28-year history, Barbara Levy, Founder and President of LIA, continues her innovative leadership, meeting the demands of our ever-changing industry. Launched in 1986 with a mission to be different, LIA was the first truly international award, accepting entries in Television, Print and Radio media from around the world. LIA now accepts entries into thirteen unique media types.

LIA Educational Initiative: In 2012, LIA launched the Junior 'Creative Conversations' programme targeted to Young Creative’s from around the globe. As a way to give back to the industry, LIA coordinated a week of Seminars, Conversations, lunches and dinners twith the Juries hat were educational and stimulated discussions around the future of Advertising. The entire initiative, including travel, meals and hotel expenses, was fully funded by LIA.

The 2012 'Creative Conversations' speakers included: Ted Royer, Susan Credle, Israel Diaz, Sonal Dabral, Tony Calcao, Jeremy Craigen, Faris Yakob, Neil French, Doerte Spengler-Ahrens, Bob Garfield, Jonathon Ker, Ralph van Dijk, Scott Elias and Phil Growick.

In 2013, 'Creative Conversations' will once again take place at Wynn/Encore, Las Vegas during the week of the LIA Judging Sessions. Seventy carefully selected Juniors from Advertising, Design, Digital and Production from around the globe will attend this intimate, invitation-only event.

For further information please visit www.liaawards.com or contact:

Rebecca Morgan – Head of PR and Marketing

London International Awards

179 Wardour Street, 3rd Floor, London W1F 8WY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8426 1670; E-mail:
beccy@liaawards.com 

For further information please visit www.liaawards.com or contact:

Rebecca Morgan – Head of PR and Marketing

London International Awards

179 Wardour Street, 3rd Floor, London W1F 8WY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8426 1670; E-mail:
beccy@liaawards.com

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