Executive Producer / CEO, La Pac
Head Judge – Music Video
Fresh out of business school, Jérôme Denis got his first job onset at France 5 TV. Not long after, he had the opportunity to move towards the music industry. As a jack of all trades, he spent 10 years working in companies such as Virgin Music, Sony, Naïve and Warner before arriving at Wanda in 2005, where he began to produce clips and music documentaries.
He has produced more than 150 videos for artists such as Madonna, Charlotte Gainsbourg, and Mariah Carey...all before turning his energy towards to advertising, allowing him to become a partner at Wanda.
He has had the opportunity to collaborate with the best directors in the world: Noam Murro, Steve Rogers, Paul Hunter, Sebastian Strasser, Gary Freedman, Brett Foraker, Pep Bosch, Seb Edwards, James Rouse and Raymond Depardon, Reynald Gresset, Jeff Low, Nathalie Canguilhem, Matthieu Mantovani...
He instigated the career of some atypical directors like Yoann “Woodkid” Lemoine. As a fierce Capricorn with a youthful yet multiple award-winning career (more than 15 Epica awards and 10 Gold and Silver Lions), Jérôme is passionate and enthusiastic about accepting new challenges and creative opportunities.
In October of 2015, Jerome took over as CEO at La Pac. La Pac has won over 25 awards in just the past two years since his arrival, from the D&ADs, the LIAs, the Clios, the NY Advertising Festival, Cannes, One Show and ofcourse the Ciclopes, among many others. The company tallies 65 Lions, one Grand Prix and one Palme d’Or in its honors list. Directors such as Ridley Scott, JP Goude, Richard Avedon, Oliveiro Toscani, David Lynch have collaborated with La Pac since its beginnings in 1972.