AKQA Announces Future Lions 2018 Winners

AKQA Announces Future Lions 2018 Winners

AKQA announced the winners of Future Lions, the official student awards at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Future Lions attracted more than 2,290 participants from 386 schools across 55 countries, making it the most successful year to date. The five winning ideas and teams are: Hush for Apple 
 Team: Junggle Kim, Chaeyeong Seo, and Cristina Marquez Barreto School: Miami Ad […]

Spotify Named Cannes Lions Media Brand of the Year 2018

Spotify Named Cannes Lions Media Brand of the Year 2018

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity announced that Spotify will be honoured at the annual Festival as the 2018 Media Brand of the Year. Daniel Ek, co-founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will accept the award on behalf of Spotify and its more than 3000 employees around the world at a ceremony on Wednesday, […]

AKQA’s Future Lions sees record number of participants in 2018

AKQA’s Future Lions sees record number of participants in 2018

A record-breaking 2,290 participants have entered Future Lions 2018, AKQA’s global undergraduate competition. Students from 386 schools across 55 countries, including for the first time, South Africa, Sri Lanka and Malaysia, have submitted pioneering ideas to connect audiences to a brand in a way not possible three years ago. Future Lions 2018 partners include Snap […]

Cannes Lions and HP Launch #MoreLikeMe to Champion Diverse Creative Talent

Cannes Lions and HP Launch #MoreLikeMe to Champion Diverse Creative Talent

Cannes Lions and HP introduce #MoreLikeMe, a pilot mentoring program designed to build and strengthen diverse creative talent. The program builds on HP’s marketing Diversity Scorecard to support its agencies in their journey of encouraging more diverse creative talent and teams. The program will select 15 racially and ethnically diverse rising stars from the UK, […]

AKQA’s student competition invites a new generation to Create Tomorrow

AKQA’s student competition invites a new generation to Create Tomorrow

Future Lions 2018, AKQA’s global undergraduate competition to discover a new generation of creative talent and showcase inspirational and innovative thinking, is now accepting entries. Returning for its 13th year, in collaboration with the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, AKQA Future Lions challenges students to push the boundaries, connecting an audience of their choosing […]

Cannes Lions honours brothers Piyush and Prasoon Pandey with the Lion of St. Mark

Cannes Lions honours brothers Piyush and Prasoon Pandey with the Lion of St. Mark

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has announced that brothers Piyush and Prasoon Pandey will be honoured with the Lion of St. Mark award at the 2018 Festival. Piyush Pandey, Executive Chairman and Creative Director Ogilvy South Asia won his first Cannes Lions awards with two Gold Lions for his work on an anti-smoking […]

Nils Leonard on the need for provocation in the Food and Beverage Industry

Nils Leonard on the need for provocation in the Food and Beverage Industry

Every year, during the Cannes Lions Festival, the who’s who of the Marketing and Advertising Industry congregate at the picturesque city in France, to celebrate the creativity and innovation done over the last year. So if you can afford to grab a ticket to the festival (and we know that isn’t easy!), then running into […]

Blis’ Harry Dewhirst on what agencies and brands need to do to maximise their mobile strategy

Blis’ Harry Dewhirst on what agencies and brands need to do to maximise their mobile strategy

Location intelligence company, Blis has been on a roll over the last year, with some innovative projects and movements in the digital marketing space. During the Cannes Lions Festival, we sat down with their President, Harry Dewhirst, who told us about what Blis have been up to this past year and where they plan to go […]

JWT Amsterdam’s Bas Korsten on cultivating creativity within and being on the forefront of innovation

JWT Amsterdam’s Bas Korsten on cultivating creativity within and being on the forefront of innovation

J. Walter Thompson Amsterdam were the toast of the Marketing and Communications Industry in 2016, greatly thanks to projects such as ‘The Next Rembrandt’ that helped bag them the Innovative Agency of the Year prize at the Cannes Lions Festival last year. A year on, we got a chance to sit down with the Creative […]

Mindshare’s Gowthaman Ragothaman: ‘Industry is at the cusp of that ‘Aha’ moment, but is not there yet’

Mindshare’s Gowthaman Ragothaman: ‘Industry is at the cusp of that ‘Aha’ moment, but is not there yet’

Mindshare is placing its FAST (Future Adaptive Specialist Team) integrated performance unit at the heart of its business going forward. According to the agency, FAST is an integrated service that joins together with traditional media planning and buying services, enabling maximum efficiency in driving insights, targeting, allocating investment, activating and optimising across all media. To […]