Two senior film company creatives from this part of the world have got the nod as more category juries were released overnight by the Spikes Asia Festival of Creativity, which this year takes place in September. Auckland-based Robber’s Dog Films director Adam Stevens will help judge the Film Craft entries, while Curious Films president Peter Grasse, a familiar face on both sides of the Tasman, has been named as Film Craft jury president.
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Two NZ senior creatives have been appointed so far to juries at Spikes Asia – and there may be more to come (the categories released to date include Film, Print and Print & Poster Craft; Outdoor and Radio; Direct and Promo & Activation and Design juries).