Advertising industry picks Young Lions contenders

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Nine young outstanding marketing communications professionals from Sri Lanka’s advertising and marketing fraternity have been selected to represent Sri Lanka at the annual Young Lions Competitions and the Roger Hatchuel Academy in Cannes, France this month. The local competition to select the contenders was organised by Metal Factor the Sri Lankan representative of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, in partnership with the International Advertising Association (IAA), the Association Accredited Advertising Agencies (4As) and the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing. The Sri Lankan Young Lions will compete against teams from around the world at the Young Lions Competitions in the categories of Film, Print and Design. This year, a total of 48 young professionals participated in the competition.  

The winners

Young Lions Print Competition Nigel V. Nugawela and Dushan Romesh Pieris of Phoenix Young Lions TV Competition Dinesh Maheswaran and Amanda Aluvihare of JWT Yong Lions Design Compeition Sithum Walter and Shayani Obeyekara of Leo Burnett Roger Hatchuel Academy Natasha Fernando of Academy of Design Young Marketers Competition Munazza Rafeek and Vidhushi Rambukwella of Unilever