Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Cannes Lions

Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017

Jonathan Mildenhall, chief marketing officer of Airbnb, has been named president of the Creative Effectiveness jury at the 64th Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity in June.

The Creative Effectiveness jury comprises an equal mix of top leaders from clients and agencies across...

Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017

The Cannes Lions Entertainment 2017 jury presidents are set: PJ Pereira, co-founder and chief creative officer of Pereira & O’Dell, will head the Entertainment Jury while Olivier Robert-Murphy, global head of new business for Universal Music Group, will preside over Entertainment Lions for...

Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has released the names of the first 2017 jury Presidents.

The selected group of industry leaders are tasked with judging the best work in the world to win the Lions awards, alongside their jury teams.

Jose Papa, managing...

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017

Cannes Lions has announced that Madonna Badger, chief creative officer, Badger & Winters will take on the role of ambassador for the 2017 See It Be It program.

Launched in 2014, the See It Be It initiative aims to provide a unique opportunity to accelerate career progression and...

Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016

Cannes Lions has announced changes to its juries. The size of the jury panels present in Cannes will be reduced by 92 members across the board, ensuring the highest standard of meaningful debate can take place.

The first phase of the voting process for the Promo & Activation, Media...

Wednesday, Jul. 13, 2016

Oliver Fuselier has much to celebrate-a recent promotion from managing director to managing partner, live action, at Tool of North America; and Tool breaking through at last month's Cannes Lions...

Saturday, Jun. 25, 2016

Closed circuit TV footage of shoplifters caught in the act at Harvey Nichols stores--with cartoon-villain heads supered over the perpetrators’ faces--won over Cannes Lions Film jurors, walking away with the Film Grand Prix honor during the 63rd Festival’s closing night ceremony (6/25). Conceived...

Friday, Jun. 24, 2016

Capping Cannes Lions Entertainment--the specialist event dedicated to a new breed of unskippable creativity born out of brand, artist and agency collaborations (with such speakers as James Bond film director Martin Campbell, and noted music producer Mark Ronson)--was an evening awards...

Friday, Jun. 24, 2016

ING bank’s “The Next Rembrandt” from J. Walter Thompson, Amsterdam, scored two Grand Prix honors--topping the Cyber and Creative Data competitions--at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.

In the campaign a computer is taught to paint like Rembrandt, yielding an...

Wednesday, Jun. 22, 2016

Just a couple of weeks after scoring the Most Next Award signifying best in show at the AICP Next Awards, The New York Times' virtual reality documentary The Displaced--along with other NY Times VR fare--won the Mobile Grand Prix at the Cannes Lions International...