CANNES, FRANCE: The third Cannes Chimera global communications challenge, set to the brief 'Help Lead the Fight Against Extreme Poverty', will close for entries on 30 September.
25 Sep 2013
CANNES, FRANCE: Cannes Lions and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has announced a new brief for the Cannes Chimera Initiative, a creative competition that identifies innovative communications approaches to help solve global development problems.
20 Jun 2013
CANNES, FRANCE: The organisers of the 59th Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity have announced that the 2012 recipient of the Lion of St. Mark will be Dan Wieden, co-founder and global executive creative director of Wieden+Kennedy.
8 Jun 2012
CANNES, FRANCE: The winners of the 2011 Framepool/ LBB/ FireFlies Challenge come from the UK, France and Germany. The jury chose their favourites amongst more than 40 short-films on the topic of "compassion", with Christopher Watson-Wood, Gianni Manno, Malte Ollroge and Christoph Hars receiving the most scores.
27 Jun 2011
LONDON, UK / MUNICH, GERMANY / PARIS, FRANCE / LOS ANGELES, US: The voting of the jury for the 2011 Framepool/ LBB/ FireFlies Challenge is done. The shortlist of the ten best films will be announced on 16 June 2011, the final award ceremony and screening take place on 23 June 23 in Cannes' Cinéma Star.
10 Jun 2011
LONDON, UK / MUNICH, GERMANY / PARIS, FRANCE / LOS ANGELES, US: Framepool, LBB and the Fireflies can now welcome even more advertising super stars to their challenge's prominent jury: Al Moseley (180 Amsterdam), Barnsley (The Mill) and Tiger Savage (Tiger's Eye) are now also confirmed as judges.
5 May 2011
CANNES, FRANCE: So often, businesses and individuals want to give back but struggle to find the time to find out how and who could benefit from their sense of social responsibility. This year, Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has introduced "Good Work"; in conjunction with YouTube; offering advertising creatives an opportunity to give back.
3 May 2011
LONDON, UK / MUNICH, GERMANY / PARIS, FRANCE / LOS ANGELES, US: Framepool, the footage collection run by filmmakers, has opened its call for entries for the 2011 Framepool / LBB / FireFlies Challenge. This short-film competition is aimed at the world's directors who want to present their films to a highly prominent jury - while supporting a good cause.
30 Mar 2011