Monday, December 5, 2016

Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity

Thursday, Jun. 30, 2016

As Hollywood girds for a low-key Fourth of July box office weekend and watches its summer season dip 15 percent below last year's, an even more worrisome trend has taken shape: Moviegoers are growing pickier.

Business has never been better for big, crowd-pleasing movies. Disney's...

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...

Thursday, Jun. 23, 2016

To walk a mile in another person’s shoes is an adage underscoring how insightful and awareness-raising the experience can be of seeing and encountering the world through someone else’s eyes. That’s a theme that plays with great poignancy through the work of several filmmakers selected for the...

Tuesday, Jun. 21, 2016

In the third awards show of the week, winners of the Creative Effectiveness, Design, Outdoor and PR Lions were announced, alongside Product Design and the new Digital Craft Lions. From boundary-breaking ideas to the technical mastery behind products, world-class creativity took center stage....

Thursday, Apr. 14, 2016

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has named the 2016 Creative Marketer of the Year recipient as Samsung Electronics.

Terry Savage, chairman, Lions Festivals, said, “When you look at Samsung’s wins at Cannes Lions, even just last year, what strikes you is the diversity...

Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has announced that Jae Goodman and Josh Rabinowitz will lead juries at Lions Entertainment, the new specialist event where brands, agencies and entertainment companies can focus on producing outstanding...

Monday, Jan. 11, 2016

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has announced changes to the 2016 awards which will see the Press Lions become the Print & Publishing Lions and Digital Craft split from the Cyber and Mobile Lions.

The addition of the Press...

Friday, Jun. 26, 2015

From 226 entries this year, eight Innovation Lions were awarded today at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, including the Grand Prix to What3Words, London for “3 Words to Address the World,” which replaces traditional addresses with a unique...

Thursday, Jun. 25, 2015

Unveiled today at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, the Saatchi & Saatchi 25th Annual New Directors’ Showcase featured far-flung settings and storylines--ranging from a delivery man/astronaut’s impact on a fictitious microscopic other...

Tuesday, May. 19, 2015

Will McGinness joined Venables Bell & Partners (VB&P), San Francisco, in 2010 as Paul Venables’ partner and now runs the creative department. Partner/executive creative director McGinness has played a pivotal role in the agency’s success, helping VB&P...