Hospital Club on the hunt for 100 most influential people in media

The Hospital Club is opening up public nominations for its hClub 100 list to the public today.

The hClub 100 is a list of the one hundred most innovative and inspirational within the creative industries. This is its seventh year.

There are ten categories – Advertising, Marketing & PR; Art & Design; Broadcast; Gaming; Fashion;Film; Music; Publishing & Writing; Theatre & Performance – and each sector has ten members.

Nominees must be UK-based. Self nominations and multiple nominations are allowed, too.

Readers can go here to nominate people to the list.

Following the judging panel selecting nine entrants for each category, a public vote is opened on September 1st to select the tenth member. The hClub 100 Awards Show is on October 1st at the Hospital Club Studio.

Last year’s list of gaming entrants included indie developers Dan Pearce and Mitu Khandaker-Kokoris and Media Molecule’s Rex Crowie.

Below is the list of judges for each panel:

Advertising, Marketing & PR: Danny Rogers (Brand Republic Group); Laura Jordan Bambach
(D&AD / Mr President); Nick Farnhill (Poke); Janet Hull (IPA)

Art & Design: Patrick Burgoyne (Creative Review); Jo Stella-Sawicka (Frieze Fairs); Russell Sage
(Russell Sage Studios); Rosy Greenlees (Crafts Council)

Broadcast: Chris Curtis (Broadcast); Theresa Wise (Royal Television Society); Stuart Murphy
(Sky); Dinah Caine (Creative Skillset)

Fashion: Sarah Penny (Fashion Monitor); Clara Mercer (British Fashion Council); Pandora Sykes
(The Sunday Times Style); John Park (Concrete Studio)

Film: Adam Woodward (Little White Lies); Hugh Spearing (StudioCanal); Briony Hanson (British
Council); Caroline Norbury (Creative England)

Gaming: Michael French (MCV); Jo Twist (UKIE); Colin Macdonald (Channel 4)

Music: Tom Pakinkis (Music Week); Kanya King (Mobo Group); DJ Yoda; Jo Dipple (UK Music)

Publishing & Writing: Philip Jones (The Bookseller); Simon Trewin (WME); Damian Horner
(Hachette); Richard Mollett (Publishers Association)

Theatre & Performance: Alistair Smith (The Stage); Nica Burns (Nimax Theatres); Felix Barrett
(Punchdrunk); Mark Shenton (Shenton Stage)

Rising Stars: Malcolm Gerrie (Whizz Kid Entertainment); John Mathers (Design Council); Gillian
Baker (UKTI)

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