kevin batchelor - co chair of judges
Co-Founder, Electric Robin
With a background steeped in visual storytelling that melds human stories and sharp observations, Kevin built a reputation for making work that resonated with an audience. As Founder of Electric Robin Kevin has devised multi award-winning ideas and strategies for the likes of Shell, Heineken, Lexus, Coca-Cola and NatWest as well as fresh creative for some of the UK’s biggest broadcasters across shows including The Greatest Dancer, The Circle, Britain's Got Talent and Michael McIntyre's Big Show. His work is always intimate and truthful and an ability to resonate with a large audience is what sets his work apart.
nicholas hulley - co chair of judges
Nicholas Hulley, together with his partner Nadja Lossgott, is the Executive Creative Director of AMV BBDO.
They have created and creative directed genre-bending, culture-shaping work that has won multiple Cannes Grand Prix’s and Titaniums.
They are the proud owners of a D&AD Black Pencil and have work displayed in the permanent collections of the British Museum and the Design Museum.
Nick and Nadja created both #Bloodnormal and #Wombstories for Bodyform/Libresse. The global campaigns continue to break down decades of toxic shame. #Bloodnormal was the first ad in history to show the truth of period blood instead of weird blue liquid.
They creative directed The Trash Isles in partnership with LadBible and the Plastic Oceans Foundation, declaring the pacific garbage patch an official country.
From writing the influential Guinness Sapeurs film and documentary, they now also run the account globally.
Whether they’re part of the team turning worthless Zimbabwean dollars into billboards; rebranding tap water into Guinness Clear; writing documentaries, defying broadcasters, or leading a creative department, N&N strive for visually striking work that breaks the mould and has cultural impact.