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Wednesday, Mar. 11, 2020
Cannes Lions, Still Scheduled For June, Sets Alternate Dates In October If Coronavirus Warrants Postponement
Cannes Lions has made contingency plans for its International Festival of Creativity, in light of the evolving global situation regarding Covid-19.
The Festival is still scheduled to take place, as planned, from June 22-26 in Cannes, France. But if health and safety concerns warrant it,...
Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020
This year’s Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity will feature sessions from some of the world’s fastest-growing brands, including Netflix, Amazon, Burger King and Microsoft. Along with creative legends that include David Droga and Rob Reilly, they will share how they have used...
Monday, Nov. 25, 2019
See It Be It, the Cannes Lions initiative aiming to achieve equal gender representation of creative directors and leaders across the global industry, has named Swati Bhattacharya, chief creative officer of FCBUlka, as the 2020 See It Be It Ambassador. Madonna Badger, CCO and founder of Badger...
Monday, Oct. 28, 2019
Plans for the 2020 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity include the launch of the Creative Business Transformation Lions, formed in response to the digital disruption that is affecting the way brands and businesses operate.
Work that wins in this festival competition will...
Monday, Jun. 24, 2019
With last week’s Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity in the industry’s rearview mirror, among the highlights of the event was the proactive bent of Procter & Gamble which announced a series of new creative partnerships with John Legend, Arianna Huffington’s Thrive Global, Free...
Friday, Jun. 21, 2019
The 66th Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity came to a close this evening (6/21) with the last Awards Show. It honored the final winners from the Communication Track, alongside the Good Track, as well as special awards, celebrating the industries’ best performing companies across...
Thursday, Jun. 20, 2019
Burger King’s “Whopper Detour” has again led FCB New York to the promised land of a Cannes Lions Grand Prix--this one in the Mobile competition. This evening’s (6/20) honor came on the heels of yesterday’s Direct Lions Grand Prix win.
“Whopper Detour” of course first leads users to being...
Thursday, Jun. 20, 2019
The work selected for this year’s Saatchi & Saatchi New Creators Showcase, formerly the Saatchi New Directors Showcase, was unveiled this morning (6/20) at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. The pieces ranged from the relatively obscure to a short film nominated this year...
Wednesday, Jun. 19, 2019
On day 3 of the Cannes Lions, gender equality and pushing back against sex discrimination were themes that emerged in award competitions, prime examples emerging in the Creative Strategy Lions and the PR Lions.
In the former, the Grand Prix was bestowed upon “The E.V.A. Initiative” for...
Tuesday, Jun. 18, 2019
Editor’s note: This evening (6/18) the feature documentary 5B won Johnson & Johnson and UM Studios, New York, the Cannes Entertainment Lions Grand Prix. Directed by Dan Krauss of Saville Productions, 5B tells the stories of caretakers, patients and others who were part of groundbreaking...