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Judges for winning images

The winners were chosen by our international expert judges from ad agencies, brands and magazines.

  • Angela Affinita Angela Affinita Head of Creative and Production The Walt Disney Company UK
  • Leigh Andersen Leigh Andersen Founder/Agent SIBLING ARTISTS USA
  • Gaetana Angiolin Gaetana Angiolin Head of Marketing & Communication Italy Tommy Hilfiger Italy
  • Cameron Barnum Cameron Barnum Sr. Content Producer | Art Buyer BBDO San Francisco USA
  • Angela Bassichetti Angela Bassichetti Creative Director Latin America at Turner Time Warner Brazil
  • Hayley Baxter Hayley Baxter Art Buyer Hogarth-Ogilvy South Africa
  • Philipp Bierbaum Philipp Bierbaum Managing Partner DAMM & BIERBAUM Germany
  • Ryan Brambles Ryan Brambles Motorsport PR Manager Honda Motor Europe United Kingdom
  • Davor Brkan Davor Brkan Art Buyer Jung von Matt Germany
  • Tomás Caetano Tomás Caetano Exec Director Global Brand & Marketing Borgward Group AG Germany
  • Laurent Camilleri Laurent Camilleri Art Buyer Publicis 133 France
  • Jean Cazals Jean Cazals Photographer United Kingdom
  • David Cooper David Cooper Photo Director Parents Magazine USA
  • Mariska Dahlke Mariska Dahlke Senior Marketing Manager Shüco International KG Germany
  • Laurent Dailloux Laurent Dailloux Regional Strategic Buyer for Marketing Content Production Nestlé Switzerland
  • Caroline Drischel Caroline Drischel Head of Brand Management and Communication Development Swiss International Air Lines Switzerland
  • Fabrizio Fazzari Fabrizio Fazzari Editor Sagep Editori Italy
  • Pablo Ferrari Pablo Ferrari Group Creative Director BBDO Mexico
  • Anne Franke Anne Franke Art Buyer GREY Germany
  • Toru Fujii Toru Fujii Senior Creative Director ADK Tokyo Japan
  • Stefano Gruarin Stefano Gruarin Art Buyer Prodigious-Publicis Groupe Italy
  • Kai Herzberger Kai Herzberger Director DACH + EMEA | eCommerce & Transformational Retail Facebook Germany
  • Roman Hoffmann Roman Hoffmann Marketing Manager Dedo Weigert Film Germany
  • Lara Huck Lara Huck Photo Editor DIE ZEIT Germany
  • Sungwon Jee Sungwon Jee Director Hyundai Creative Works South Korea
  • Victoire Kaiser Victoire Kaiser Art Buyer Prodigious Worldwide - Publicis One Belgium
  • Laura Kersell Laura Kersell Creative Director Adobe Studio at Adobe USA
  • Sophia Leong Sophia Leong Head of Creative Studio Starbucks China
  • James Li James Li Senior Creative Director McCann Beauty China
  • Jaslyn Loh Jaslyn Loh Executive Producer Amanacliq China
  • Fouad Abdel Malak Fouad Abdel Malak Exec Creative Director TBWA/Raad United Arab Emirates
  • Josephine Munis Josephine Munis CMO Candy Lab AR USA
  • Ignacio Murillo Ignacio Murillo Associate Photography and Bookings Editor Harper's Bazaar USA
  • Tony Naudts-Ducène Tony Naudts-Ducène Creative Direction & Art Direction Strategie agency Belgium
  • Mbuso Ndlovu Mbuso Ndlovu Director of Creative Development Avatar Agency South Africa
  • Toni Paciello Toni Paciello Photo Director Shape Magazine USA
  • Silvia Pavan Silvia Pavan Global Marketing & Communication Director Giuseppe Zanotti Design Italy
  • Thomas Payne Thomas Payne Group Photo Editor Popular Science/Saveur Magazine USA
  • Serena Pederiva Serena Pederiva Head of Marketing, South Europe Diesel Italy
  • Jonathan Phillips Jonathan Phillips Marketing Support Photography and Digital Asset Manager Marriott International USA
  • Kate Phillips Kate Phillips Photo Editor Country Living USA
  • Martin Queirolo Martin Queirolo Marketing Director Latin America PUMA Chile
  • Monica Rauch Monica Rauch Head of Knorr Masterbrand Europe Unilever Netherlands
  • Francesco Risso Francesco Risso Creative Director Marni Italy
  • Federico Russi Federico Russi VP of Creative Leo Burnett Mexico
  • Paula Sabater Paula Sabater Creative Director Havas Worldwide Spain
  • Deena Shareena Deena Shareena Art Buyer eg+ Worldwide Singapore
  • Rebecca Simpson Steele Rebecca Simpson Steele Photo Director Reader's Digest USA
  • Paul Stechmesser Paul Stechmesser Manager - Design The Coca-Cola Company USA
  • Lawrence Steele Lawrence Steele Associative Creative Director Marni Italy
  • Emiliana Torrens Emiliana Torrens CEO Buenos Aires POSSIBLE Argentina
  • Loyiso Twala Loyiso Twala Creative Director FCB Africa South Africa
  • Jens Petter Waernes Jens Petter Waernes Creative Director Goodby Silverstein & Partners USA
  • Angela Woods Angela Woods Lead Agent AWA Represents United Kingdom
  • Chiara Zennaro Chiara Zennaro Senior Photo Editor Condé Nast Glamour Italy

Winning Images

Grand prize winner

Portraiture & Celebrity winner

Antonis Engrafou

Cyprus

Antonis Engrafou

Architecture & Interiors winner

Florian W. Mueller

Germany

Florian W. Mueller

Travel, Documentary & Landscape winner

Kristofer Dan-Bergman

United States

Kristofer Dan-Bergman

Corporate & Industrial winner

Andy Mahr

United States

Andy Mahr

People & Lifestyle winner

Todd Antony

United Kingdom

Todd Antony

Beauty winner

Timothy Saccenti

United Kingdom

Timothy Saccenti

Emerging Talent / Students winner

Evelyn Bencicova

Slovakia

Evelyn Bencicova

Cars winner

Patrik Johall

Sweden

Patrik Johall

Kids winner

Isabel Pinto

Portugal

Isabel Pinto

Still Life winner

Aaron Tilley

United Kingdom

Aaron Tilley

Food & Drink winner

Gokce Erenmemisoglu

United States

Gokce Erenmemisoglu

Shot on mobile winner

Eric Davidove

United States

Eric Davidove

Sport winner

Sam Bénard

United Kingdom

Sam Bénard

Advertising winner

Kai Bastard

United Kingdom

Kai Bastard

Fashion winner

Timothy Hulme

South Africa

Timothy Hulme