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Clio Entertainment Announces 2019 Jury


Clio Entertainment Announces 2019 Jury

Amazon Studios’s Mike Benson, WarnerMedia’s Chris Spadaccini, Twitch’s John Koller, Cirque du Solei’s Kristina Heney, Warner Bros Pictures’s Massey Rafani and Dozens More to Determine the Year’s Best Entertainment Marketing

New York, NY—June 11, 2019 Clio Entertainment, the original and definitive international awards program celebrating creativity in marketing the entertainment business, today announced the preeminent leaders in film, home entertainment, television, gaming and live entertainment that will comprise its 2019 jury.

“There are few things that have as big of an impact on popular culture as the entertainment industry,” said Nicole Purcell, President, Clio. “The members of this year’s Clio Entertainment jury have influenced the way audiences learn about and experience the most visceral forms of entertainment and by determining this year’s trophy winners, they’ll be sending a message about what the future of the industry should look like.”

The Clio Entertainment jury will convene from October 14 to 18, 2019 in Los Angeles to review and evaluate the international submissions that pushed the envelope, established new precedent and introduced audiences to entertainment in new and innovative ways this cycle.

“It’s an exciting time for creative marketers in the entertainment industry,” said Mike Benson, Head of Marketing, Amazon Studios. “We’re in an era that rewards taking risks and pushing boundaries, and as the Television Executive Jury chair, I’m thrilled to be leading the discussion around the most creative and original work of the year.”

The Clio Entertainment Award winners will be revealed on stage at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on November 21, 2019. For more detailed information, deadlines and to enter work, visit www.clios.com/entertainment.

To view the members of each Clio Entertainment jury, visit:

About The Clio Awards

The Clio Awards is the premier international awards competition for the creative business. Founded in 1959 to celebrate creative excellence in advertising, the Clio Awards today honors the work and talent at the forefront of the advertising, sports, fashion, music, entertainment, and health care industries. Clio recognizes the world’s most innovative work annually at Clio Sports in May, the Clio Awards in September, which includes Clio Music; at the Clio Entertainment Awards in November; and online with Clio Fashion & Beauty and Clio Health.  Noting the diverse and ever-changing creative landscape, Clio acquired and revamped global ad database Ads of the World and re-launched its content platform musebycl.io in 2018, to celebrate creativity 365 days a year.

About Clio Entertainment

Clio Entertainment, formerly The Clio Key Art Awards, is the original and definitive awards program celebrating creativity in the entertainment business. It honors an evolving industry that regularly pushes boundaries, permeates pop culture and establishes a new precedent for entertainment marketing around the globe. Established in 1971 by The Hollywood Reporter, the awards program became a Clio property in 2015 and continually evolves alongside the industry to recognize excellence in marketing, communications and emerging media across film, TV, live entertainment and gaming.   

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Sheena Bermingham

Director of Public Relations, Clio



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