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FILM & INTEGRATED

Maryzyle Fernadez Galinato
Maryzyle has over 20 years of advertising experience, steadily rose through the ranks and acquired the necessary skills and experience befitting each level (from Junior Copywriter, Copywriter, Senior Copywriter, Copy Group Head, Associate Creative Director, Creative Director and Group Creative Director). She has worked on a wide spectrum of brands: Food & Beverage, Personal care, Pharmaceuticals, Automobile, Telecommunications, Banking, Retail, Fast Food, Confectionery. Her strength is to work closely with the Strategic Planner to identify strong insight and compelling propositions. She has won several awards includes: finalist at Mobile Marketing Awards APAC and Vietnam for Vlive campaign, Radio Lotus Silver at the 2016 Adfest, shortlist at One Show for Mentos Campaign, AMES Platinum Award for Digital Campaign for Castrol Drive On, and Silver Award at Spikes 2017 for Clean & Clear poster.  Maryzyle took up the role of Group Creative Director at Hakuhodo Saigon Advertising from 2016 to present and has contributed to the overall growth of the agency (both in people and business), led the team to a number of pitch wins and served jury for Adstars twice.  Maryzyle served as an Associate Creative Director at Mullenlowe Vietnam from 2011 to 2016. She won numerous pitches for the agency: Coke Still Portfolio, Dutch Lady Fresh Milk, Abbott Grow, Chivas Regal, Panzani Pasta, and VIB Bank. Dutch Lady campaign for fresh milk outperformed the market leader Vinamilk in all aspects of market performance. She also launched the Aquarius brand to top-performing sales growth. While she was working as Copy Group Head at DDB Vietnam (2007 - 2010), she successfully launched Vinamilk Tet campaign, Lipton Green Tea and grew market share to 10%. She also won pitches for PNJ Jewelry, Hanoi IZZI milk and Sfone Telecom Company.  She was also a Senior Copywriter/Copy Group Head at DDB Philippines (2004 - 2007).  She won the GOLD Award at the ARAW VALUES Award for the Philippine Election Campaign and  awarded as DDB Philippines Most Creative-Strategic for possessing both a creative and strategic mind that catapulted brands to the top position both in awareness and sales performance. 

Maryzyle Fernadez Galinato

Group Creative Director

Hakuhodo Vietnam

Jury Member

Kathy Uyen
Kathy Uyen is a Vietnamese-American film director, actress, producer & writer, Acting Coach for past 4 years and “Chi Chi Em Em” was her first Directorial debut. Born and raised in San Jose, CA and at 10 years old, Kathy starts studying Acting and auditioning for her first plays on stage. Graduating from University of California, Irvine with a double major in Economics B.A and Film Studies B.A. she soon moved to Los Angeles to pursue her dream as an actress. In Los Angeles, Kathy has worked for Casting at Dreamworks SKG, TV development & research at Warner Brothers, Several Talent & Modeling Agencies and Happy Madison, Adam Sandler’s production company. Kathy studied with numerous renowned Los Angeles Acting coaches such as Lisa Robertson, Lesly Kahn, Groundlings, UCB Theater, Howard Fine and Warner Loughlin Studios. Kathy was featured in numerous films and television shows such as How I Met Your Mother, Asian Stories (Book 3), Skidmarks, and Finishing The Game directed by Justin Lin. After working with Victor Vu in her first feature film “Oan Hon” (2003), she got casted several years later to be in Victor Vu’s film “Chuyen Tinh Xa Xu” 2009 shot in Vietnam. This film won her “Canh dieu vang dien vien phu xuat sac nhat “ 2009. This movie introduced Kathy Uyen to Vietnam landed her the leading role in Charlie Nguyen’s film “De Mai Tinh” as Mai. This movie became a big box office hit in 2010 and this became Kathy’s most memorable starring role. After “De Mai Tinh”, Kathy went on to co-write and produced her first feauture film called “Am Muu giay Got Nhon” (2013) in which she won “Canh dieu Vang’s Dien Vien Chinh xuat sac nhat “2013 for her leading role. In August 2010, Kathy was the female lead in Simon Yin’s Super Capitalist filmed on location in Hong Kong & NY starring Derek Ting, Linus Roache, and Richard Ng. In 2015, she played leading role in “Bo Ba Rac Roi”(2015) and supporting cameo roles in “Em chua 18” (2017) and “Hon Papa Da Con Gai” (2018) Between film projects, Kathy also started coaching and teaching fellow actors. She grew passionate about developing her own acting method called A.C.T an approach to help actors understand the basic techniques and principles of Acting. Kathy is the most sought out Acting coach for rising and celebrity film KATHY UYEN’S BIOGRAPHY actors in Vietnam including many names such as Diem My 9x (Co Ba Saigon), Kaity Nguyen (Em chua 18), Ninh Duong Lan Ngoc/ Le Xuan Tien (Gai Gia Lam Chieu 2), Hoang Oanh (Thang Nam Ruc ro) and many more. She also serves as a public speaker and has participated as a Vietnam TEDx speaker , Guest Judge and MC/Host of many film industry related events. In December 2019, Kathy’s first directorial debut “Chi Chi Em Em” premiered and was the highest anticipated psycological thriller feature of the year. It was voted top three films of the year by We Choice Awards 2020, made a box office gross revenue of 70billion vnd, and starring Thanh Hang,Chi Pu and Lanh Thanh . Currently Kathy Uyen is the CEO of A.C.T Academy, an Acting and Filmmaking academy, Co-Founded together with Thanh Bui, Founder of Soul Music & Performing Arts Academy. Kathy is passionate about sharing the technique of Acting as a way to empower confidence to not just actors, performers but everyday people of all ages, on camera, on stage and in life. AWARDS: 2013 Golden Kite Ward | Cánh Diều Vàng 2013 Best Leading Actress “How To Fight In Six Inch Heels” 2009 Golden Kite Award | Cánh Diều Vàng 2009 Best Supporting Actress “Passport To Love”

Kathy Uyen

Film Director/ Actress Co-Founder & C.E.O

A.C.T Academy

Jury Member

DIGITAL

MARKETERS

Denise Thi
Denise started an agency with a co-founder in 2009. As it grew, it morphed into a digital marketing agency concurrent with the shift in media consumption habitsof the Vietnamese people. Emerald quickly has become one of the Top 3 Digital marketing companies in Vietnam within the first 5 years of the company. In 2015, testament to its achievements in the digital marketing industry, Emerald was acquired by the Dentsu Aegis Network and renamed Emerald - Linked by Isobar. In April 2016, Isobar officially launched in Vietnam, completed the M&A process of Emerald with Denise continues to be Isobar Vietnam& Managing Director. Isobar is a Digital Network which was voted World Best Digital Marketing Agency by Forrester in its 2015 Forth Quarter Report called The Forrester Wave: Digital Experience Service Provider, awarded by Campaign Asia as Digital Agency of The Year in 2011/2012/2014/2015/2016. Denise is the first Vietnamese to be awarded by Campaign Asia in the list of 40 Women to Watch in APAC, and has been listed in the first 30U30 list by Forbes Vietnam in 2015. Beside her career as a businesswoman, she puts lots of her extra time in sharing and supporting not-for-profit projects that target to empower women entreprenuership and develop next generation. She is a co-founder of The Caterpies, a social enterprise focusing on early childhood education since 2018 and published her first book about self-awareness and navigating career for young people in the same year. She also is one of the first trainer who trained the trainers in WomenWill program by Google.

Denise Thi

Managing Director

Isobar Vietnam

Jury Member

PR

Nguyễn Diệu Cầm
Cam is a professional and entrepreneur who is a critical hand in building up T&A-Ogilvy since 2002 from a small agency to one of the leading professional communication firms in Vietnam. Currently as the General Director, Cam focuses on developing and maintaining the relationship with the company’s clients, especially in strategic counseling and program development.  She is also leading Ogilvy Consulting, the engine coordinating the efforts of Ogilvy Vietnam’s three service arms of Brand & Advertising, PR & Influence, and Customer Engagement & Commerce.  Having over 15 years of experiences in Communication and Diplomacy, Cam has been working with almost all leading international and local brands engaging the agency’s services and gaining expanded experience in a wide spectrum of industries. She has deeply involved in communications strategy & planning through her keen insight on Vietnamese media, consumers and business context, as well as her extensive knowledge of communication practices Cam graduates from the Institute of International Relations with the major in diplomacy and holds an MBA degree from a 2-year course sponsored by the Paris Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Prior to coming to T&A-Ogilvy, Cam worked for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, first at the America Department and then at the Press Department with a supporting role at international conferences as AMM 34th and ARF 8th in Hanoi. Before that, Cam was an active coordinator for IOGT, a Swedish NGO dedicated to social work in Vietnam in 2 years.  Cam lives with her family in Ho Chi Minh city.

Nguyễn Diệu Cầm

General Director

T&A Ogilvy

Jury Member