March 24, 2017

Jason Xenopoulos appointed as Cannes Entertainment Lions Judge

NATIVE VML  is delighted to announce that Jason Xenopoulos, CEO and Chief Creative Officer of NATIVE VML, has been selected as a Jury member for the Cannes Entertainment Lions.

Lions Entertainment is a two-day specialist event that takes place on 21-22 June 2017 as part of Cannes Lions. Lions Entertainment focusses on the future of the entertainment industry and brings together global brands and entertainment creators to explore how content is incorporated into mainstream culture through effective storytelling.

"Judging Cannes Lions has always been a career ambition of mine," says Xenopoulos. "And Lions Entertainment is my favourite category because I am passionate about branded entertainment and I believe that brands should strive to inject themselves into popular culture."

The appointment as judge follows another historic milestone for the agency having ranked 3rd in South Africa at Cannes Lions 2016 for winning campaign gold as well as silver and bronze Lions.