Yesterday we completed the first round judging process for Zealous X and select 45 creatives from each field. It’s been a very hard task as the quality of the projects was way beyond our expectations. Weell done to all of you!

We are thrilled to announce the 315 creative talents shortlisted for the second round of judging!

Our exciting panel of judges will start judging today, take a deep look at your work and find 15 of you who will be showcased at Zealous X in January 2016.

Here is our incredible Judges panel:

Jim Bradshaw, Head of Film at BAFTA,
James Liam Cook, Technology Editor at Business Insider UK,
Adrian Deakes, Programme manager for schools in theatre and performance at the V&A,
Miguel De Andres Clavera, Head of Creative Technology at Google Asia Pacific,
Tom De Grunwald, Commissioning Liasion, Shorts, Channel 4, and Founder of Swap my Vote,
Farina Farshad, Director of Candlestar and co-founder and director of Photo London,
Philip Fimmano, Curator at Edelkoort Exhibitions in Paris and Director of the New York-based creative studio Edelkoort Inc,
Francesca Gavin, Curator of the Soho House collection and contributing editor at Dazed, AnOther, Twin and Sleek.
Campbell Glennie, Director, Talent Schemes at the Guardian Edinburgh International Television Festival,
Anthony Gray, Programme manager in the Creative Learning department at the Barbican Centre,
Justin Hammond, Founder of the Catlin Art Prize,
Laura Jordan-Bambach, Former president of D&AD, Creative Partner at Mr. President and Co-Founder of SheSays,
Emma Mattei, Programmer at London-based Future Shorts
Glenn Max, Artistic Director of Village Underground and Founder & Director of Convergence,
Annual Patjane, Winner of the National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest 2015,
Niru Ratnam, Fair Director of START as well as the Director of the Prudential Eye Awards,
Marc Weidenbaum, Founder of,
Jeremy Willmott, Interactive Art Director working at BMB London.
Molly Sanders, Participation Producer (Dance & Performance) at Southbank Centre.

You can check here all the incredible creative talents shortlisted for the second round of judging:

Interactive & Gaming
Visual Arts

The results will be announced on the 4th November 2015.

Once again, we would like to thank everyone that submitted to Zealous X, We are so pleased that we’ve made over 1000 entries!

Experiencing the entries for Zealous X is a little like opening a giant Christmas present early! We were challenged, entertained, moved and wowed. Thank you to all who submitted, we can’t wait to share your projects with our judges and the wider world. Guy Armitage, CEO, Zealous

If you’ve been picked, you’ll get an email from us today, the 20th of October.