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Spotlight on the 5050 by 2020 initiative and Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka's insights at the Women Deliver conference.
#FairnessFirst: Are we on track for 50/50 by 2020?

With gender equality more under the spotlight last year than ever before, many in the marketing and entertainment industry pledged '50/50 by 2020'. With just six months to go before 2020 is a reality and no longer a mythical spot in the future, are those goals on track? Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, head of UN Women, shared insights at the recent Women Deliver conference...

By Leigh Andrews 8 Jul 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

This year's SA Cannes Lions' judges...
#CannesLions2019: Accuracy of SA judges' predictions, revealed!

Before the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity for 2019 kicked off last week, I caught up with six of this year's 7 SA judges for their predictions of the creative work that would roar as winners. Let's see who best saw into the future...

By Leigh Andrews 27 Jun 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

South African wins gold at Cannes ad awards
South African wins gold at Cannes ad awards

With one of his first-ever TV commercials, Nare Mokgotho has won gold at the 20th Shots Young Director Awards held annually during the Cannes Lions Festival. The ad is for the Showmax Zero Bucks Given campaign...

Issued by Showmax 24 Jun 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

#CannesLions2019: All the SA winners!
#CannesLions2019: All the SA winners!

The 66th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity came to an end on 21 June 2019, rounding out a full week of award shows that celebrated creativity across various categories. Here's how SA fared overall...

21 Jun 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Cannes Lions Grands Prix awards.
#CannesLions2019: All the Grand Prix winners!

The 66th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity came to an end on 21 June 2019, rounding out a full week of award shows that celebrated creativity across various categories. Here's a quick overview of the week's biggest winners...

21 Jun 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Grand Prix-winning work from the final night of Cannes LIons 2019...
#CannesLions2019: Film, Good and Titanium Lions winners!

The 66th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity concluded on 21 June, with the 2019 Film Lions, Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Lions, Glass Lions, Titanium Lions as well as the associated Young Lions winners announced during the final Cannes Lions award ceremony...

21 Jun 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

#CannesLions2019: Film shortlist
#CannesLions2019: Film shortlist

The Cannes Lions Film shortlist has been released, with SA seeing three entries make it to the final round at Cannes Lions 2019...

19 Jun 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

#CannesLions2019 Entertainment Grands Prix winners: Top row is Final Cut and Droga5 New York's New York Times journalism's Resolve (Myanmar), Rigor (Taxes), Courage (Mexican Spyware), Perseverance (Immigration) and Fearlessness (Isis) campaign. Bottom left is Digital Craft Grand Prix winner Virtue's work for Carlings' Digital Collection, 'Address the Future'. Bottom right is Industry Craft Grand Prix work for Momentum New York and Canada's Nike 'Just Do It: HQ at the Church'.
#CannesLions2019: Craft winners!

The 66th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity continued on 18 June, with the 2019 Cannes Film Craft, Digital Craft and Industry Craft Lions announced during the Craft award track ceremony...

18 Jun 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

#CannesLions2019: Digital Craft shortlist
#CannesLions2019: Digital Craft shortlist

The Cannes Lions Digital Craft Lions shortlist has been released, with a single SA entry making it to the final round at Cannes Lions 2019...

17 Jun 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

#CannesLions2019: Industry Craft shortlist
#CannesLions2019: Industry Craft shortlist

The Cannes Lions Industry Craft Lions shortlist has been released, with a single SA entry making it to the final round at Cannes Lions 2019...

17 Jun 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

#CannesLions2019: Film Craft shortlist
#CannesLions2019: Film Craft shortlist

The Cannes Lions Film Craft Lions shortlist has been released...

16 Jun 2019

FRANCE

France looking at taxing Netflix, Amazon to fund film and TV sector
France looking at taxing Netflix, Amazon to fund film and TV sector

PARIS, FRANCE: France is looking to decide this year on how it might tax US online giants Google, Amazon and Netflix to help fund its heavily subsidised film and television sector in response to changes brought on by internet video streaming...

3 Feb 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

Top 10 digital campaigns of 2014: Jan-Jun
Top 10 digital campaigns of 2014: Jan-Jun

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

FRANCE

Cannes Lions: A week of unrivalled content
Cannes Lions: A week of unrivalled content

CANNES, FRANCE: The forum explores talent, art, data & music workshops deliver practical learnings master classes present personal stories with industry greats.

30 May 2014

FRANCE

Cannes Lions honours Joe Pytka with the Lion of St Mark
Cannes Lions honours Joe Pytka with the Lion of St Mark

CANNES, FRANCE: The organisers of the 61st Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, have announced that the Lion of St. Mark award will this year be presented to director Joe Pytka in honour and celebration of his long and outstanding contribution to creativity in the advertising and communications industry.

21 May 2014

FRANCE

Cannes Lions announces final juries
Cannes Lions announces final juries

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

FRANCE

Brazil Day comes to Cannes Lions
Brazil Day comes to Cannes Lions

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

FRANCE

Cannes Lions announces juries
Cannes Lions announces juries

CANNES, FRANCE: The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has announced the members of the juries in the new Product Design, Film, Media and Promo & Activation Lions categories.

19 Mar 2014

FRANCE

Cannes Lions now accepting entries
Cannes Lions now accepting entries

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

FRANCE

Cannes Lions 2014 now open for delegate registration
Cannes Lions 2014 now open for delegate registration

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

FRANCE

Cannes Chimera: Submit communications ideas to fight against extreme poverty
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

FRANCE

Cannes Lions: Final round of winners announced
Cannes Lions: Final round of winners announced

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

UNITED KINGDOM

D&AD Awards: The nominations
D&AD Awards: The nominations

LONDON, UK: Here are the nominations for the D&AD Awards. See this year's In Book winners and Nominations below. Yellow Pencil winners will be revealed on Wednesday 12 June at the Awards Ceremony.

22 Apr 2013

FRANCE

Cannes Lions juries announcement
Cannes Lions juries announcement

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

FRANCE

Cannes Lions reveals jury president lineup
Cannes Lions reveals jury president lineup

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

FRANCE

60th Cannes Lions opens for entries
60th Cannes Lions opens for entries

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

FRANCE

Cannes Lions: Delegate registrations open
Cannes Lions: Delegate registrations open

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

UNITED STATES

Midas Awards 2012 Winners: King James Cape Town wins Grand Midas for Santam Insurance
Midas Awards 2012 Winners: King James Cape Town wins Grand Midas for Santam Insurance

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

FRANCE

Cannes Lions: Creative Effectiveness, Design, Film, and PR Juries
Cannes Lions: Creative Effectiveness, Design, Film, and PR Juries

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

FRANCE

Confessions of a creative
Confessions of a creative

PARIS, FRANCE: In June 2011, Arjowiggins Creative Papers has launched an inspiration platform dedicated to creativity: The Blank Sheet Project.

27 Mar 2012

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