Cannes Lion

Outdoor: Key to integration

Outdoor was the most popular category at Cannes this year with a total number of 5367 entries. Out of this 127 Lions were awarded...

17 Aug 2016

The ingredients to coming up with a great creative campaign

I was fortunate enough to attend and be part of an exclusive breakfast conference, thanks to Webfluential, hosted by The Creative Counsel a few weeks ago at The Venue in Melrose Arch...

By Thabiso Moloi 16 Aug 2016

Cannes offers business, change for good

Gathering and galvanising the industry, this year's Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity will provide everything needed to successfully campaign for creativity...

30 Mar 2016

Cannes Lions announced Jury Presidents

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has announced all of the 2016 jury presidents, revealing the names of the remaining seventeen...

17 Feb 2016

Tash Whitmey, Emad Tahtouh are Lions Innovation presidents

Tash Whitmey and Emad Tahtouh have been appointed as presidents of the Creative Data and Innovation Lions juries respectively...

25 Jan 2016

How African storytelling can win awards, international recognition

Africa's known for its storytelling tradition, but is not usually awarded for it beyond South Africa - the fact that Kenya has just won its first ever Cannes Lions trophy is proof of this. Graham Cruikshanks, TBWA's Director of Africa Operations, explains...

By Leigh Andrews 10 Jul 2015

You can't get any closer to Cannes!

You can't find a more A-list advertising crowd gathered in a more desirable location than at the annual Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Neither can you find a wider variety of cutting-edge events, speakers or topics on offer...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 1 Jun 2015

First Glass Lion gets its jury

NICE, FRANCE: The jury to judge the first 'Glass Lion: The Lion for Change' award have been announced. The award, launched with the support of Leanin.Org, recognises work that breaks through unconscious gender bias...

30 Apr 2015

Storytelling via social engagement a strong trend

Simon Schwaighofer is the Creative Director at Red Bull Creative, the brand's in-house agency in Salzburg. In August he will visit SA to speak at The Best of Global...

By Hando Sinisalu and Maarja Laasu 31 Jul 2014

Cannes Chimera Initiative creative brief launched

Cannes Lions and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have launched the fourth Cannes Chimera Initiative creative brief, which closes for entries on 1 August 2014. (video)

11 Jul 2014

Top 10 digital campaigns of 2014: Jan-Jun

CANNES, FRANCE: European research company Best Marketing International has monitored the Gold and Grand Prix winners of 35 local, regional, and global digital marketing awards from all corners of the World (including Cannes Lions) between January and June 2014. (video)

By Hando Sinisalu and Ann Kruuk 2 Jul 2014

Last winners announced

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity announced the final winners of the 2014 awards on Saturday, 21 June 2014. South African agencies Ogilvy & Mather Johannesburg and Net#work BBDO each walked away with a Bronze Lion. (video)

23 Jun 2014

Branded Content, Film, Film Craft shortlists released

The Branded Content & Entertainment, Film and Film Craft shortlists have been released, with South Africa featuring in two of the three categories. Winners was announced on Saturday, 21 June 2014.

20 Jun 2014

SA wins 10 Lions in Media, Outdoor

At last night's award ceremony for Media, Mobile and Outdoor, South Africa was honoured with one Gold Lion, two Silver Lions, and seven Bronze Lions in the Media and Outdoor categories. (video)

18 Jun 2014

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International

Puma ups forecast after sales leap in first quarter

FRANKFURT, Germany - German sportswear maker Puma said Tuesday it set a new quarterly record for sales between January and March, springing over the €1bn-barrier and upping its forecasts for the year.

17 hours ago

The postcard is never the place

I had been walking with my new friend Alexander Kalchev through Chinatown in San Francisco. I had visited these streets before in my head.

By Damon Stapleton 18 hours ago

All the winners: Second day of D&AD 2017

The second set of D&AD Pencil winners have been announced, with an additional 10 South African entries making the grade in the final categories!

18 hours ago

LIA announces new competition, Social Influencers, chaired by Phil Ranta

London International Awards (LIA) has announced a new competition to validate the importance of the Social Influencer. Phil Ranta, chief operating officer at Studio71, will chair the inaugural jury for Social Influencers.

20 hours ago

UK advertising passes £21bn in 2016

Following a record Q4 of advertising activity, the UK enjoyed a seventh consecutive year of market growth, as adspend grew 3.7% to reach £21.4bn. The Advertising Association/Warc Expenditure Report, a measure of advertising activity in the UK, has just published the full year figures for 2016.

22 hours ago

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