Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Cannes Lions

Thursday, Jul. 6, 2017

In SHOOT’s preview (5/21) of this year’s Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, PJ Pereira, president of the Entertainment Lions jury, observed that when entering the judging room, “You’re there to learn in the name of the rest of the industry...You have to walk in with an...

Saturday, Jun. 24, 2017

Underscoring the power of the human spirit, a defiant girl and a band of paralympian athletes were among the big winners on the final day (6/24) of the 64th Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.

Taking home the Film Grand Prix was the “We're the Superhumans” UK Channel 4...

Friday, Jun. 23, 2017

It’s been a big week at the 64th Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity for The Blaze, a French directing/producing duo--consisting of cousins Jonathan and Guillaume Alric--who also make music. Their music video “Territory”--from their first EP album released earlier this year--first...

Thursday, Jun. 22, 2017

The World Producers Organization held its 12th Annual Summit in Cannes under the organization of the AICP, APA and CFP-E. During their get-together, more than 100 production company owners and executives from 33 countries discussed pressing issues facing the global production industry. As a...

Wednesday, Jun. 21, 2017

A short film titled Beyond Money for Spain’s Santander Bank won the Entertainment Lions Grand Prix at Cannes. Directed by Kike Maillo via production company Oxigeno for MRM/McCann Spain, the sci-fi short centers on a woman who sells her memories, sparking a discussion about the value of...

Tuesday, Jun. 20, 2017

The Whopper-sized prank that went awry landed on its feet at the Cannes Lions, scoring the Direct Grand Prix, underscoring how the jury valued the risk taking of agency DAVID Miami for client Burger King. The campaign consisted of 15-second spots which posed the query, “OK, Google, what is the...

Monday, Jun. 19, 2017

”Fearless Girl” stood tall at the 64th Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, scoring three Grand Prix honors this evening (6/19)--in the PR, Outdoor and Glass: The Lion for Change competitions. The statue of a young girl staring down Wall Street’s famed “Charging Bull” has become...

Saturday, Jun. 17, 2017

The Transport Accident Commission (TAC) Victoria’s “Meet Graham” produced by Flare Productions and Airbag Productions for Aussie agency Clemenger BBDO Melbourne took the Cannes Lions’ Health & Welness Grand Prix. There was no Grand Prix awarded in the Pharma Lions competition. The Health...

Friday, Jun. 16, 2017

Cannes Lions has announced final details of the work entered for the 2017 Festival. After submissions were checked and validated, a total of 41,170 entries were received across 24 Lions.

The nascent trend of clients entering work directly continues to grow strongly across all Lions, and...

Monday, May. 15, 2017

Cannes Lions has announced the names of the 15 women who will participate in this year’s See It Be It program.

The initiative was launched in 2014 when Festival organizers identified a dramatic gender imbalance in its audience of middle and senior level creatives, reflecting the low...