As the work for this year's shots Awards The Americas continues to roll in, we announce the first juries that will be casting their collective eyes over the entries.

Below is the list of jurors for both the Direction and the Cinematography categories, as well as those overseeing the work entered for the Animation category.

Clicking on the names will take you to our Awards page and give you more information about each of our 2021 jury members. All of the Head Judges for each category have been announced and we will be revealing the rest of the jury members for each category in the coming weeks. 

The deadline for entry into the shots Awards The Americas 2021 has now been extended to February 26. For more information about the Awards, click here, or to enter, click here. 

Direction and Cinematography Jury

[Head Judge] Diane McArter, President, Furlined 

Stephanie Apt, President & Founder, Final Cut USA

Chris Capretto, Freelance Agency Producer

Diane Jackson, Chief Production Officer, DDB Chicago

Keith Jamerson, Executive Producer, Arts and Letters Creative

Davud Karbassioun, Global President of Commercials and Branded Entertainment, Pulse Films

Samuel Kilbreth, Freelance Agency Producer

Jill Landaker Grunes, Head of Production, FIG

Daniel Lobaton, Chief Creative Officer, Saatchi & Saatchi New York

Katie McCain, Senior Producer, Wieden+Kennedy

Lisa Mehling, Founder, Chelsea Pictures

Reuben Mercadal, Associate Director of Film Production, Droga5 New York

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Animation Jury

[Head Judge] Lisha Tan, Director, The Mill Los Angeles

Eve Ehrich, Executive Producer, Not to Scale New York

Andy Hall, Executive Creative Director, Elastic Los Angeles

Helen Hsu, Freelance Designer & Director

Moy Parra, Principal Animator, Respawn Entertainment

Mateus de Paula Santos, Founder & Director, LOBO Sao Paulo

PES, Director

Juliet Tierney, Executive Producer, Nexus Studios Los Angeles

Max Ulichney, Illustrator, Art Director and Owner of MaxPacks

Simon Wilches-Castro, Director and Creative Director, Titmouse Los Angeles