The first ever #MoreLikeMe Cannes Lions attendees.
Live from the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity, Ann Nurock spoke with FCB Worldwide CEO Carter Murray, about the group's showing at this year's awards. He focused on culture particularly and pointed out that it's much more than a byproduct or a corporate word...
Ann Nurock 27 Jun 2016
FCB's leaders from across the globe were recently in Cape Town for their Global Leadership Conference...
Leigh Andrews 30 Mar 2017
Rarely seeing other diverse professionals, despite knowing that, although underrepresented, we are there, contributing to the creative economy of the world – and winning awards.According to CNBC, diversity was the big talking point at Cannes Lions 2017 with the launch of the Unstereotype Alliance, with big brands focused on just the importance of diversity of race in advertising but also gender, sexuality and disability.
Yenani Madikwa has been selected as FCB Global's second annual Cannes FCBsocialEYE and receives an all-expenses-paid trip to attend Cannes 2018 next month (June)...
FCB Africa 30 May 2018
The facts are in. Study after study confirms it. Diversity is good for business… Join @HP's Antonio Lucio, @thandienewton, @Edward_Enninful and @DiverStar as they discuss how to drive change in the creative industry #CannesLions— Cannes Lions (@Cannes_Lions) June 14, 2018
Full programme: https://t.co/LBMxgrwacE pic.twitter.com/WdzRieQ5Tu
Introducing the 18 participants for #MoreLikeMe, selected by @HP's roster agencies and Facebook... The programme will give 18 ethnically diverse rising stars from UK, US and Mexico an immersive experience at #CannesLions https://t.co/ZSFrMYY15Y … pic.twitter.com/N8SMS3pAXf— Cannes Lions (@Cannes_Lions) June 1, 2018
The idea is that each person will go on to inspire change and champion diversity within the industry.For this pilot year, the participants were selected from HP’s roster of agencies—BBDO, Edelman, Fred & Farid, Giant Spoon and PHD— but HP intends to extend the programme in future years.
The year before, none of the HP films were directed by women. After the diversity challenge, nearly 60% of HP’s global campaign films have been directed by women – all Free the Bid directors.Seems we’ll see lots #MoreLikeMe post #CannesLions2018, keep your eyes peeled!
The Unstereotype Alliance launched at Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity last year and has just joined Twitter...
Leigh Andrews 11 Jun 2018
The Cannes Film Festival is usually filled with chatter about the winning work and those impressive evening gowns the celebs wear. Comments following the 2018 version are proving more substantial than usual, as diversity was front and foremost at the 71st Cannes Film Festival...
Leigh Andrews 21 May 2018
More than 180 female C-suite advertising agency leaders have formally aligned with Time's Up to form Time's Up Advertising...
Leigh Andrews 19 Mar 2018
Bizcommunity in association with Cinemark, will be bringing you the leading news from the world's biggest festival for the creative, marketing communications, entertainment, design and tech industries, which will take place 18-22 June...
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