We are pleased to announce that the Head of Digital Jury this year will be Mr. Jacque Pense, Creative Director of thjnk Hamburg, Germany. 

Jacques Pense is Creative Director in charge of digital projects and integrated campaigns at thjnk Hamburg. Previously, he worked for agencies such as BBDO, BBDO Interone, Razorfish and Jung von Matt. The work on prestigious accounts over the last 20 years has been honored at Cannes Lions, Clio, One Show, D&AD and Art Directors Club – to name just a few. He served as a judge at leading creative award shows such as the New York Festivals, German Advertising Film Award or the Art Directors Club Germany. Since 2011 he has been a member of the Art Directors Club Germany and D&AD. 
Digital Jury team members lead by Jacque Pense
Janne Waltoren, Chief Development Officer for Mirum Europe, Germany 
Tajo Oja, Lead Designer and Partner of Fraktal, Estonia 
Hanja Baruschke, Creative Director Digital of Jung von Matt/Limmat, Switzerland 
Levan Lepsveridze, Creative Director of Leavingstone, Georgia 
Oskars Cirsis, Creative Director and Partner of WRONG Digital, Latvia 
Digital jury evaluates the entries in the Digital and Mobile category. 
Participation in the festival can be applied till 23 April in one of 14 categoriesFilm, Print, Outdoor, Radio, Digital and Mobile, Design and Branding, Media, Direct, Promo & Activation, Campaigns, PR, Craft, Content and Entertainment, and Social
The Golden Hammer 2017 competition entries will be judged by the jury from 16 different countries, from both major networks and outstanding independent creative agencies. 
The lists of finalists will be drawn up online during May. Jury members will then come together on 31 May, to decide on the winners, with the conference and awards event taking place in Riga on 2 June. 
Golden Hammer is a festival of creativity in every sense. We honor victories achieved, congratulate passionate projects and celebrate the awesomeness of bright minds that know no boundaries.