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Nick Law to Chair Cyber Jury at Cannes

Are you ready to Cannes? Are you ready to Lion? Are you ready to get drunk and watch some advertising professionals hand out and receive awards in the south of France?

Of course you are. So without further ado, here are the jury presidents for Cyber, Film Craft, Media and Radio Lions, with the the full, complete list after the jump and other jury listings available here. A hearty congratulations to the latest round of jury presidents, who will be treated like royalty this June, we imagine:

Cyber Lions Jury President
USA, Nick Law, Executive Vice President and Chief Creative Officer, R/GA
Film Craft Lions Jury President
South Africa, Keith Rose, Director, Velocity Films
Media Lions Jury President
Global, Maria Luisa Francoli Plaza, Global Chief Executive Officer, MPG
Radio Lions Jury President
Singapore, Eugene Cheong, Regional Executive Creative Director, Ogilvy & Mather Asia Pacific

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Thursday Odds and Ends

-Energy BBDO, Will Arnett and Jason Bateman‘s “Dirty Shorts” for Orbit won Gold at One Show Entertainment in case you missed it (above).

-Neo@Ogilvy gets sued for overbilling IBM for ad media. link

-ZenithOptimedia is now awarding scholarships. link

-Vibrant Media launches a “floating” ad unit. link

-Lonely Brand unveils a research report dubbed, “The State of the Agency.” link

-Cole & Weber United added Jeff Siegel and Jesse Dillow as senior copywriters. link

-We think we’ve found Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert‘s favorite site. link

-Trident’s now a fashion muse? link

-MPG global CEO Maria Luisa Francoli Plaza will chair the Cannes Media Lions jury while Velocity Films’ Keith Rose will chair Film Craft.