YDA JURY 2019: Corey Esse

Corey Esse
Managing Director / Executive Producer
Melbourne, Australia

Corey oversees production in New Zealand and Australia, as Managing Director and Executive Producer at FINCH.
Corey began his career at Australia's iconic agency Publicis Mojo, eventually running production for the Publicis Mojo group across Australia and New Zealand.
In 2010 he joined Fallon Minneapolis as the Head of Integrated Production.
Returning to the APAC region in 2013, Corey headed up EXIT films as Managing Director and Executive Producer.
In 2015 Corey joined FINCH, since then, FINCH has gone on to win awards at every major show and has been awarded numerous Production Company of the year titles in the region. Most recently he was EP of the Cannes Lions Grand Prix for Good winning “Project Revoice”.
Corey has judged Film Craft at the Cannes Lions, AICP, AWARD, Axis and was Jury President of Craft at Adfest in 2017.