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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

FRANCE

Anchor and correspondent for CNN International, Julia Chatterley.
#CannesLions2019: CNN's Julia Chatterley on talking pride, Out of the Shadows

Ann Nurock interviews anchor and correspondent for CNN International, Julia Chatterley at the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity, about the documentary Out of the Shadows...

By Ann Nurock 25 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: Entertainment Lions shortlist
#CannesLions2019: Entertainment Lions shortlist

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

17 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

GLOBAL

Wina announces shortlist for 2019
Wina announces shortlist for 2019

Wina announced its shortlist for the 2019 competition with South African creative advertising agency, Kilmer & Cruise featuring in four categories...

31 May 2019

GLOBAL

The executive jury 2019 unwinding at the River Cafe, New York, after a week long exercise of judging and voting for the best entries. © .
Winners announced for 2019 NYF Advertising Awards!

New York Festivals Advertising Awards has announced its 2019 winners...

15 May 2019

GLOBAL

Phil Thomas, CEO of Cannes Lions Festival.
#CannesLions2018: CEO Phil Thomas on the creative year ahead

Jon Ratcliffe sat down with Phil Thomas, CEO of Cannes Lions Festival, and spoke to him about his belief that there has been more change in marketing in the last year than the 10 years preceding it, and why they're launching 'ecommerce', 'experience', and 'social and influencer' Lions...

By Jon Ratcliffe 9 Mar 2018

FRANCE

Filmmakers look to Twitter, Facebook for stars
Filmmakers look to Twitter, Facebook for stars

CANNES, FRANCE: Looking for a tattooed demon to be killed by an undercover virgin in your sex club? Well, as any good horror film producer knows, the best place to look these days is on Facebook and Twitter...

19 May 2015

FRANCE

Coen brothers take swipe at Netflix as they begin Cannes jury duty
Coen brothers take swipe at Netflix as they begin Cannes jury duty

CANNES, FRANCE: US film director siblings Joel and Ethan Coen took a jokey swipe at movie industry upstarts Netflix and Amazon on Wednesday...

15 May 2015

FRANCE

Join the silver anniversary of New Directors' Showcase
Join the silver anniversary of New Directors' Showcase

CANNES, FRANCE: Entries are now open for Saatchi & Saatchi's 25-year anniversary of the New Directors' Showcase at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. The deadline for all entries is Friday, 20 March 2015...

16 Feb 2015

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

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 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 announces remaining jury lineup
Cannes Lions announces remaining jury lineup

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

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

UNITED KINGDOM

Christie surpasses 26 000 digital cinema projector milestone
Christie surpasses 26 000 digital cinema projector milestone

WOKINGHAM, UK: Christie, a leader in digital cinema projection technologies, has announced that it has shipped and installed more than 26 000 digital cinema projectors worldwide, led by the firm's DCI-compliant Christie Solaria Series 2K and 4K projectors, from the Christie CP2220 and Christie CP2230 to the CP4220 and CP4230.

8 Dec 2011

FRANCE

Framepool's winners 2011 Framepool/ LBB/ FireFlies Challenge
Framepool's winners 2011 Framepool/ LBB/ FireFlies Challenge

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

FRANCE

Cannes Lions Cyber, Film Craft, Media & Radio Juries named
Cannes Lions Cyber, Film Craft, Media & Radio Juries named

CANNES, FRANCE: The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has announced the members of the remaining last four juries for this year's June Festival: Cyber, Film Craft, Media and Radio Lions. South Africa is represented on the Media and Radio juries, and Keith Rose, director at Velocity Films, South Africa, chairs the Film Craft jury.

13 Apr 2011

FRANCE

Industry gets connected as stars hit MIPTV
Industry gets connected as stars hit MIPTV

CANNES, FRANCE: The new generation of entertainment content consumers, willing and able to watch television while surfing the web, tweeting to their friends and giving their live feedback about shows to the shows themselves, is driving change within the entertainment industry.

12 Apr 2011

UNITED KINGDOM

Cannes Lions 2011: Film, Press, Outdoor Juries announced
Cannes Lions 2011: Film, Press, Outdoor Juries announced

LONDON, UK: The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has announced the line-up for this year's Film, Press and Outdoor Juries ahead of the festival taking place from 19-25 June. Three South Africans number among the jurors.

29 Mar 2011

FRANCE

AFP makes a name as a digital media player
AFP makes a name as a digital media player

PARIS, FRANCE: Agence France-Presse (AFP) has signed up to a technical and commercial partnership in Asia, the Middle East and Africa with BlueFox, a content integrator specialised in digital signage (video, photo and text for public screens).

9 Mar 2011

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