With entries flying in and the judging panels growing, shots Awards EMEA 2021 will be extending its submission deadline by a week, making the new deadline Friday October 1st.

Due to the number of entries, and the nature of this year's categories, the judging is split into ten individual panels, each containing experts from within their particular fields. You can see the ever-increasing list of judges on the Awards page, and a full breakdown of the categories can be found here.

The head judges for each panel are as follows:

Concept & Copywriting

Jo Wallace, Global Creative Director, Wunderman Thompson


Nkanyezi Masango, Executive Creative Director, King James Cape Town / Founder, Blackboard

Casting & Production Styling

Mr Gammon, Costume Designer, United Agents


Ali Ali, Director, Good People Cairo

Editing & VFX

Lauren Loftus, Executive Producer, MPC Amsterdam


Bart Yates, Executive Producer & Partner, Blinkink London

Music & Sound Design

Rebecca Leon, Head of Music, Pitch & Sync London


Tristan Oliver BSC, United Agents

New Director

Juliette Larthe, Founding Partner and Executive Producer, PRETTYBIRD UK

Music Video

Kyle Lewis, Director, Egg Films Cape Town

The entry deadline for this year's shots Awards EMEA is October 1st and details about categories and criteria can be found here, and the entry page can be found here

Covid restrictions allowing, the shots Awards EMEA 2021 will take place as a physical event on November 25 at 8 Northumberland in Central London. Ticket details to follow.