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Takayuki Niizawa
Senior Creative Director
Film Jury

As senior creative director, Takayuki Niizawa leads the creative team at TBWA\ Media Arts Lab based out of Tokyo. In 2013 Takayuki brought home Nissan’s its first ever Cannes Lion, and today has an impressive collection of awards from the world’s top creative festivals.
Takayuki joined Hakuhodo in 2001, later moving to the TBWA\Hakuhodo in 2007, where he worked across global brands such as Nissan and adidas. After working at the TBWA\Chait\Day\LA office, Takayuki returned to Japan and was promoted to the role of senior creative director.
Currently leading the creative department for TBWA\Media Arts Lab, Takayuki is responsible for the creative direction of this division in Tokyo.