Young Lions and Young Marketers shortlists released

The final three teams in each category will be announced at next week's CMDC conference.
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The Globe and Mail has released the shortlists for this year’s Young Lions and Young Marketers, with five teams of finalists in each of the five categories.

Coming from a list of 343 entries from across Canada, the Bronze, Silver and Gold winners from each category will be announced at next week’s CMDC conference at the TIFF Bell Lightbox on April 23. The winning team from each category will travel to Cannes for the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity to represent Canada on the world stage.

Here are the shortlisted teams:

Young Lions – Media
• Andrew Young & Scott Dane – PHD Canada
• Marla Natoli & Neven Zeremski – Olive Media & Snowflake Digital
• Jonathan Davies & Alex Papas – OMD
• Emily McConkey & Haley Smith – Pizza Pizza Limited
• Ming Lee & Jamile Raval- Starcom Mediavest Group

Young Lions – Print:

• Gessica Marcus & Kaitlin Traynor- Bensimon Byrne & Tenzing Communications
• Maria Qamar & Cressida Sobrevilla – One Advertising
• Jordan Hamer & Spencer Dingle – BBDO Toronto
• Andrea Romanelli & Jenny Luong – Zulu Alpha Kilo
• Noah Feferman & Stefan D’Aversa – OgilvyOne Toronto

Young Lions – Film
• Gene Ho & Kevin Hall – Critical Mass & HeartstringsTV
• Andrew Askes & Jon Lucas – Arc Media
• Hannah Smit & Kyle Lamb – John St.
• Bryan Howarth & Edward Malyon – Proximity Canada
• Julia Morra & Trevor Gourley – Grip Limited

Young Lions – Cyber
• Evan Smithers & Patricia Lamanna – SapientNitro
• Shiran Teitelbaum & Alice Blastorah – BBDO Proximity
• Liam Johnstone & Sarah Di Domenico – Red Urban
• Marc Lessard & Sebastien Robillard – Draftfcb Montreal
• Alex Newman & Erica Newman – JWT & Toonbox Entertainment

Young Marketers
• Jonathan Cho & Yuwen Huang – Campbell Company of Canada & Reckitt Benckiser
• Dionne Malcolm & Amy Snow – HealthForceOntario & Cancer Care Ontario
• Sahar Jamal & Michelle Yee – Reckitt Benckiser & TELUS
• Gemma Gadher & Steven Maclean – Loblaw Companies Limited & Mars Canada
• Bianca Kwasnycia & Drew Campbell – Boston Pizza international

Photo: Brad Canario and Aaron Nemoy, brand managers at Campbell Company of Canada and bronze winners in last year’s Cannes Young Marketers competition.