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 06:00
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 06:18
CANNES, FRANCE: Cinemark, the local SA representatives of Cannes Lions and its affiliates, with their passion for both great film and advertising, bring you the latest information from the world's premier advertising festivals.
15 Jan 2014 11:21
CANNES, FRANCE: Lions Health, the new bespoke Festival and Awards celebrating creativity in healthcare marketing and communications, has opened for entries.
9 Jan 2014 11:38
As all the hype of Cannes Lions 2013 fades into the distance we need to take a closer look at why these creative media festivals are relevant and what impact they should have on the African media and marketing landscape. (video)
By Dawn Rowlands 9 Aug 2013 07:08
CANNES, FRANCE: The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity is set to launch Lions Health next year, a new two-day independent festival and awards celebrating creative communications in healthcare, wellness and sustainability.
13 Jun 2013 16:13
CANNES, FRANCE: Celebrating its 60th year, the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity is set to commemorate its anniversary with the launch of Game Changers; an exhibition and accompanying book that celebrate six decades of campaigns that have changed the landscape of the advertising industry forever.
30 May 2013 10:37
CANNES, FRANCE: Every year, the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity organisers present The Media Person of the Year Award to a prominent personality who is an influential figure in the development of today's media landscape, ultimately playing an integral part in shaping the future of the industry.
23 May 2013 10:04
Lions Festivals have announced the new team of professionals who will collectively promote Cannes Lions and Eurobest in the Netherlands. Known as Orange Lions, the group will be formed from FinchFactor and SyndiQate.
21 May 2013 11:59
The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has announced that this year, a selection of its content will be streamed live across the globe through Lions Live - a partnership between Cannes Lions, global media agency network Mindshare and YouTube.
13 May 2013 13:31
CANNES, FRANCE: The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has held the second of four awards ceremonies to honour a further four of its 15 entry categories; Creative Effectiveness, Media, Mobile and Outdoor Lions winners. South Africa was represented among the winners in the Outdoor, Mobile and Media Lions.
20 Jun 2012 06:55
CANNES, FRANCE: The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has held the first of four Awards Ceremonies to honour the winners of the Promo & Activation, PR and Direct Lions categories. Among the winners, South Africa was represented in the Direct category and also in the PR Lions category.
19 Jun 2012 11:16
CANNES, FRANCE: The first batch of Direct shortlists have been released by the organisers of Cannes Lions.
18 Jun 2012 09:47
CANNES, FRANCE: A record 34 301 entries from 87 countries have been submitted to the Cannes Lions 59th International Festival of Creativity, claimed to be one of the largest and most prestigious global international annual awards for creative advertising and communications. South Africa's contribution to the record currently stands at 820 entries. This is the summary of entries by country.
7 Jun 2012 10:31
CANNES, FRANCE: The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, taking place from 17-23 June, has announced the members of a further four juries: Creative Effectiveness, Design, Film, and PR Lions. South Africa is represented on the Design jury (Shelley-Ann Atkinson, Grid Worldwide Branding & Design) and on the Film jury (Catherine Ireland, Amplified).
30 Mar 2012 07:54