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The Atomic Garden Vilnius is organizing Creative Brief Session with the purpose to discover future advertising talents. Given the opportunity to learn from the best, participants will have a chance to win scholarships for Creativity in Advertising course starting 12th of March, 2018.

As this time participants are challenged by To Be LT, the aim of the contest is to find a creative way of promoting unity and values in line with a vision of a global Lithuania that spans beyond her national borders.

Everyone who dreams of a career in advertising is invited to indulge in creative adrenaline for four days and half that much of nights. Participants will be helped, taught, and judged by advertising professionals from Lithuania and abroad while trying to find the best idea.

Details

  • Date
    February 28th - March 3rd
  • Location
    The Atomic Garden Vilnius
  • Grand prix
    7700 EUR scholarship
  • 2nd place
    50% scholarship
  • 3rd place
    30% scholarship
  • Participation fee
    15 EUR / applicable only for selected participants
  • Registration until
    February 25th 23:59 / registration is free of charge
  • Participation
    Extremely limited - only 40 most motivated will be selected

Lecturers

Antonio Bechtle
Partner / Creative director
Bechtle & Milzarajs

Antonio, the head of the Creativity course, took his first steps in advertising as a Copywriter at Leo Burnett Lima, later assumed the position of Senior Copywriter in the Peruvian branch of JWT.

After moving to Lithuania, continued his career at Not Perfect Y&R Vilnius, later – at The Milk, the most awarded agency in Baltics, where he spent 7 years starting as a Senior Copywriter leading to Creative Director.

Now Antonio works with international clients as a freelance senior copywriter / creative director and still shares his experience with TAG students.

Stefanija Jokštytė
Creative partner
Stefken+Kudirka

The master of Copywriting classes, Stefanija spent seven years at Not Perfect | Y&R Vilnius and made those years count:Cannes Bronze Lion in 2013 (second ever Cannes Lion for Lithuania), Red Apple in 2012, Golden Hammer, KIAF, Login, Adrenalinas and many other awards shout for themselves.

Stefanija is the one making ads speak – you can read her behind the biggest brands in Lithuania: Švyturys, Omnitel, Maxima, IKI, Samsung, Alita and many others.

Regis Pranaitis
Senior art director
NEW!

Since starting his career in 2001, Regis worked as a graphic designer, studied at Miami Ad School Madrid, worked at Ogilvy in Vilnius, launched photography production house Fotelier, opened art direction studio GRAD, created bunch of award-winning visuals for agencies and their clients, founded a family hotel Bookinn B&B and brought to the Baltics, the one and only, The Atomic Garden Vilnius.

Currently – the master of Art Direction at TAG Vilnius and senior art director at NEW! agency.

Mentors

Tomas Karpavičius
Creative director
Adell Taivas Ogilvy

Since the start of his career in 1998 as a designer, Tomas quickly moved to become an art director in Adell Saatchi&Saatchi in 2001.

He later worked in Not Perfect Y&R, Leo Burnett (now Milk), and after almost a decade returned to Adell Taivas Ogilvy as a senior art director.

There, since 2011, Tomas is the Creative Director and oversees work of 7 creative teams. He enjoys watching this agency go through fantastic growth and recognition as well as brilliant awards performance.

Regis Pranaitis
Senior art director
NEW!

Since starting his career in 2001, Regis worked as a graphic designer, studied at Miami Ad School Madrid, worked at Ogilvy in Vilnius, launched photography production house Fotelier, opened art direction studio GRAD, created bunch of award-winning visuals for agencies and their clients, founded a family hotel Bookinn B&B and brought to the Baltics, the one and only, The Atomic Garden Vilnius.

Currently – the master of Art Direction at TAG Vilnius and senior art director at NEW! agency.

Mantas Velykis
Creative director
McCann | Vilnius

Mantas grew up at the time when people were still clicking banners because of excitement – now he is is bringing back the excitement to the internet with ads. Together with students, he tries to find out fundamentals of advertisements you would not want to scroll down.

Mantas experience in advertising industry counts 7 seven years: MILK, The Chocolate, Clinic 212 and bunch of other agencies.

For past several years, he’s been working with top brands in Lithuania and his great performance earned him awards in Golden Hammer, Baltic Best, Password, Adrenalinas, Login and even in PR!

Stefanija Jokštytė
Creative partner
Stefken+Kudirka

The master of Copywriting classes, Stefanija spent seven years at Not Perfect | Y&R Vilnius and made those years count:Cannes Bronze Lion in 2013 (second ever Cannes Lion for Lithuania), Red Apple in 2012, Golden Hammer, KIAF, Login, Adrenalinas and many other awards shout for themselves.

Stefanija is the one making ads speak – you can read her behind the biggest brands in Lithuania: Švyturys, Omnitel, Maxima, IKI, Samsung, Alita and many others.

Jury

Antonio Bechtle
Partner / Creative director
Bechtle & Milzarajs

Antonio, the head of the Creativity course, took his first steps in advertising as a Copywriter at Leo Burnett Lima, later assumed the position of Senior Copywriter in the Peruvian branch of JWT.

After moving to Lithuania, continued his career at Not Perfect Y&R Vilnius, later – at The Milk, the most awarded agency in Baltics, where he spent 7 years starting as a Senior Copywriter leading to Creative Director.

Now Antonio works with international clients as a freelance senior copywriter / creative director and still shares his experience with TAG students.

Agnė Vertelkaitė
Project manager
To Be LT

Agnė has lived in Chicago, US for thirteen years, before coming back to Lithuania in summer of 2017. Considering herself as a member of Lithuanian diaspora, she understands the complexity of the Global Lithuanian community topic, and is personally motivated to contribute to the purpose of uniting the Lithuanian nation everywhere in the world.

For nine years Agnė worked as cultural and public relations officer at the Consulate General of the Republic of Lithuania in Chicago. Among other duties at the Consulate, she was in charge of fostering relations with the Lithuanian community of the Chicago area, which is considered largest Lithuanian diaspora community in the world.

While living in Chicago, Agnė became a member of a non-for-profit organization Lithuanian Foundation, dedicated to the longevity of rich Lithuanian cultural traditions, and has been serving on its Executive Committee, and currently on the Board of Directors since.

Rimantas Stanevičius
Creative director
Milk

Rimantas is the head of New Media at TAG Vilnius. Throughout his career, he has worked with brands from every industry one can imagine. P&G, Philip Morris, Ikea, Eurosport, L’Oreal. Retail, politics and financial services. Milk, seven times agency of the year in Lithuania, number one agency in the Baltics for three consecutive years and a holder of the creative case at Golden Hammer, has been working with Telco brands in throughout the Baltics and in most of CIS countries.

Having a psychology and communication science background Rimantas is currently pursuing his EMBA at the Berlin School of Creative Leadership, playing accordion and doing triathlons.

Registration

Please, answer further questions in one sentence.
  • The Atomic Garden Vilnius owns all rights to the ideas that will be created and presented by participating teams during Creative Brief Session.
  • During Creative Brief Session participants will be participating in teams of two. The ones who will register as individual participants will be able to pair up during the first day of the event.
  • Winner team (two participants) will be announced on the last day of Creative Brief Session and will be awarded scholarships (3850 Eur * 2 = 7700 Eur) to take place in the upcoming Creativity in Advertising course at The Atomic Garden Vilnius. The course starts on 12th of March, 2018. Duration – 5 months.
  • All ideas created and presented during the workshop need to be in English. They will be evaluated by an international jury.
  • By accepting these terms & conditions, the participant acknowledges that Creativity in Advertising course is a full-time portfolio program which takes 5 months to be accomplished. In case of winning, participant will be able to postpone or quit his/her current occupation to enter the course which starts on 12th of March, 2018.

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