YDA JURY 2018: Judy Hill
Responsible for new business and marketing for all regions outside of the US, Judy works closely with co-founders Chris O’Reilly and Charlotte Bavasso in connecting some of the world’s most forward thinking agencies and brands to the talent and teams who can tell their stories.
At Nexus Studios and throughout her career, Judy has nurtured the careers of some of the most talented Directors in the world including Daniel Kleinman, Dom & Nic, Smith & Foulkes, Scott Lyon and James Rouse.
Judy has judged creative work at some of the industry’s most prestigious awards events including British Arrows, Ciclope, Shots and Creative Circle and Adcan and her opinion and insight is sought after by industry press including Campaign, Shots, David Reviews and LBBonline.
Working closely with industry bodies including the Advertising Producers Association (APA), the Institute of Practitioners in Advertising (IPA), the Advertising Association and the Department for International Trade (DIT), Judy works to represent the UK commercials/creative industry overseas.
Nexus Studios’ work includes an Oscar nominated short, Grammy nominated and MTV Award winning music videos, multiple Cannes Grand Prix and Cannes YDA winners, Gold Lions and Black D&AD pencil winning commercials and D&AD white pencil, Lovie and Webby winning digital and immersive experiences. Prior to joining Nexus Studios, Judy held senior leadership roles at leading production companies Outsider and Spectre – both holders of multiple Cannes Grand Prix wins, British Arrows Production Company of the Year awards plus too many other accolades to list here.