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CANNES, FRANCE: Award-winning designer, Dan Formosa, has been named as president of the Product Design Lions jury. Formosa, a consultant in design, was a member of the team that designed IBM's first personal computer...
6 Feb 2015 11:22
CANNES, FRANCE: New categories form the highlight of this year's Cannes Lions festival, which opened for entries on 22 January 2015. Chief among them is the launch of a highly anticipated Creative Data Lion...
26 Jan 2015 11:13
CANNES, FRANCE: The forum explores talent, art, data & music workshops deliver practical learnings master classes present personal stories with industry greats.
30 May 2014 11:23
CANNES, FRANCE: The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has announced the final names that will make up the 17 juries coming together in Cannes, France, for this year's Festival and Awards.
14 Apr 2014 10:35
CANNES, FRANCE: The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has announced that this year's Festival will incorporate a programme dedicated to showcasing, understanding and celebrating Brazilian creativity.
2 Apr 2014 15:13
CANNES, FRANCE: The 61st Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, taking place from 15-21 June 2014, is now accepting entries across all categories.
27 Jan 2014 07:31
PARIS, FRANCE: A chapter in newspaper history drew to a close on Tuesday with the renaming of the 125-year-old International Herald Tribune, amid a time of unprecedented upheaval for print media.
15 Oct 2013 09:31
CANNES, FRANCE: Bringing the 60th Cannes Lions Festival to a close, the Branded Content & Entertainment, Film, Film Craft, Titanium and Integrated Lions winners have been announced.
24 Jun 2013 13:08
CANNES, FRANCE: In the third of four awards ceremonies taking place at Cannes Lions this week, delegates have tonight gathered in their thousands to learn, view and honour the winners of the Cyber, Design, Press and Radio Lions.
20 Jun 2013 12:17
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: The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity completes the jury line-up by naming the members of the Design, Film Craft, Media, Promo & Activation, and Radio Lions categories.
18 Apr 2013 11:11
CANNES, FRANCE: The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, one of the world's leading celebrations of creativity in communications, has announced the line-up of the first five juries participating in this year's event for the Creative Effectiveness, Film, Innovation, Press and Titanium & Integrated Lions categories. SA is represented on the Film (Alistair King) and Press (Paul Warner) juries.
4 Apr 2013 11:49
CANNES, FRANCE: The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has announced the launch of the Cannes Lions Young Account Executive Academy, a new learning programme aimed at nurturing young industry talent, which will run during the 2013 Festival from 16-22 June.
8 Mar 2013 07:42
CANNES, FRANCE: Marking 60 years of creativity this June, the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has announced the outstanding 16 Jury Presidents who will chair the 2013 juries.
14 Feb 2013 09:52
PARIS, FRANCE / BARCELONA, SPAIN: Entries are now open for Pentawards 2013 concept. Enter now.
11 Feb 2013 12:00
NEW YORK, US: New York Festivals International Advertising Awards, now in its 56th, year announced six additional appointments to the 2013 Executive Jury. This elite group of worldwide chief creative officers and executive creative directors were chosen to select the World's Best Advertising across all mediums from the shortlist selected by the online Grand Jury.
30 Jan 2013 10:39
CANNES, FRANCE: The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity is now accepting entries into all 16 categories: Branded Content & Entertainment Lions, Creative Effectiveness Lions, Cyber Lions, Design Lions, Direct Lions, Film Craft Lions, Film Lions, Press Lions, Media Lions, Mobile Lions, Outdoor Lions, Promo & Activation Lions, PR Lions, Radio Lions, Titanium & Integrated Lions, and the brand new Innovation Lions.
25 Jan 2013 12:23
CANNES, FRANCE: 2013 is set to be a sensational year for Cannes Lions, as we celebrate six decades of inspiring creativity. Plans have already been laid for our most impressive programme of speakers and content yet, making early registration essential this year.
14 Jan 2013 12:00
NEW YORK, US: The Midas Awards, for the World's Best Financial Advertising, announced the award winners for the 2012 competition. This year's Midas Grand Jury awarded one Grand Midas, 26 Gold Ingots, 46 Silver Ingots, and 63 Finalists. The 2012 Midas Awards competition received entries from 28 countries and is reputed to be the only international competition that recognises excellence in financial services communications on a global scale.
21 Dec 2012 08:23
PARIS, FRANCE: The international jury of Pentawards, the first worldwide competition devoted exclusively to packaging design, chaired by Gérard Caron, has announced its 2012 winners.
5 Oct 2012 12:11
SAN FRANCISCO, US: Gadget lovers have flooded Apple with pre-orders and set up camp outside the company's real-world stores to get their hands on the new generation iPhone 5 set for release today. [Video]
21 Sep 2012 07:25
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
PARIS, FRANCE: In June 2011, Arjowiggins Creative Papers has launched an inspiration platform dedicated to creativity: The Blank Sheet Project.
27 Mar 2012 07:40
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
DUBAI, UAE: The 6th Dubai Lynx Awards, one of the premier awards celebrating creative excellence in MENA's advertising and communications industry, has received a total of 2037 entries from 17 countries.
5 Mar 2012 08:33
PARIS, FRANCE: The seventh annual Content 360 digital creativity competition at MIPCube, MIPTV's new innovation forum, has now opened its call for entries with a new viral video category created by MSN International and a general category for new transmedia concepts.
26 Jan 2012 11:50
LISBON, PORTUGAL: The Eurobest Advertising Festival has announced that a total of 4824 entries have been submitted for this year's awards, up 11% compared to the 2010 Festival.
22 Nov 2011 08:37
CANNES, FRANCE: The International Festival of Creativity - Cannes Lions - has announced that mobile will be added as a new awards section, launching at the 2012 Festival. Tom Eslinger, digital creative director of Saatchi & Saatchi Worldwide, will preside over the Mobile Lions jury in its inaugural year.
21 Nov 2011 07:39