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What do penicillin, iron fish and 74% better profits have in common?

The impact of creative solutions on mankind is undeniable, but you may ask what this has to do with advertising...

By Gareth Leck 27 Mar 2019


France and Ethiopia to cooperate in space and economic sectors

Seven Franco-Ethiopian agreements were signed this week, dealing with space cooperation and economic cooperation...

15 Mar 2019


Cannes Chimera: Submit communications ideas to fight against extreme poverty

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 Lions, Gates Foundation launch 2013 Cannes Chimera Initiative

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 Lions 2012] Dan Wieden to receive Lion of St. Mark

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


2011 Framepool/LBB/Challenge announces award show details

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


2011 Framepool/ LBB/ FireFlies Challenge latest news

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 Lions makes "Good Work" easy

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


Entries open: The Framepool/ LBB/ FireFlies Challenge

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