Serviceplan France Wins Three Lions at the Cannes Lions Festival

Serviceplan France Wins Three Lions at the Cannes Lions Festival

Serviceplan France has been awarded three times by the 64th Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity – which distinguishes the world’s best creative work – for its “Virtual Crash Billboard,” a campaign conceived for Parisian Road Safety. “Virtual Crash Billboard”, an integrated campaign starting from a specially designed interactive digital billboard, was awarded three Lions […]

Getting a Feel for Haptics Technology with Immersion’s Josh Stivers

Getting a Feel for Haptics Technology with Immersion’s Josh Stivers

Haptics technology has existed for years in various forms, but is quickly gaining ground in the consumer electronics industry. A 2016 market report by Technavio estimates that the haptics technology market in consumer electronics will grow at a CAGR of 21.1% from 2014 through 2019. We caught up with Josh Stivers, Director of Product Management […]

Brooke Bond Red Label 6-Pack Band Sizzle the Cannes’ International Stage

Brooke Bond Red Label 6-Pack Band Sizzle the Cannes’ International Stage

After winning the Grand Prix in last year’s Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, India’s first transgender band, the Brooke Bond Red Label 6-Pack Band set the stage ablaze, with their live concert during this year’s festival. Performing for an international audience encompassing some of the biggest names in entertainment, media and advertising in the […]

FAST talk with Mindshare’s Norm Johnston and why he is so fascinated by AI

FAST talk with Mindshare’s Norm Johnston and why he is so fascinated by AI

Mindshare, the global media agency of WPP, recently announced that it is placing its FAST (Future Adaptive Specialist Team) integrated performance unit at the heart of its business as part of an ongoing transformation programme evolving the agency into an Adaptive Marketing organisation, to help clients do the same. We had a chance to sit […]

Serviceplan’s Till Hohmann: “No longer good enough to present a nice campaign based on a clever insight”

Serviceplan’s Till Hohmann: “No longer good enough to present a nice campaign based on a clever insight”

Serviceplan Group is the largest and most diversified owner-managed and partner-managed agency group in Europe. We spoke to their ‎Managing Creative Director, Till Hohmann, who gave us an insight into the agency’s future plans, his thoughts on the future of the Industry and his experience in judging the Direct Marketing category at Cannes in 2017: Q) What was […]

‘There is a huge knowledge and opportunity gap around AI,’ says LoopMe’s Stephen Upstone

‘There is a huge knowledge and opportunity gap around AI,’ says LoopMe’s Stephen Upstone

LoopMe is the largest mobile video platform, supporting all video and full-screen formats and reaching over 2 billion devices worldwide. We had a chance to catch up with their CEO, Stephen Upstone during the Cannes Lions Festival, who revealed to us the company’s foray into Artificial Intelligence and discussed the impact the technology will have on the […]

Johannes Leonardo and Adidas Originals win Grand Prix at Cannes

Johannes Leonardo and Adidas Originals win Grand Prix at Cannes

Johannes Leonardo, global creative agency of record for adidas Originals, took home Grand Prix at the Cannes Lions Festival in the Entertainment for Music category for “Original is Never Finished.” The campaign, led by a 90-second spot featuring Snoop Dogg, Petra Collins, Dev Hynes, Kareem Abdul-Jabar and others, also picked up five Bronze Lions, including Global […]

Omnicom Agencies Win Top Honors at the 2017 Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity

Omnicom Agencies Win Top Honors at the 2017 Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity

At the 64th annual Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, Omnicom agencies continued the tradition of being the most creatively awarded in the industry by sweeping the media and advertising categories. In total, 152 Omnicom agencies won nearly 360 Lions from approximately 35 different countries across more than 20 communication disciplines. BBDO claimed both Network and […]

The Female Filter to highlight the lack of global female creative leadership in the winning work at Cannes Lions

The Female Filter to highlight the lack of global female creative leadership in the winning work at Cannes Lions

J. Walter Thompson London are partnering with CreativeEquals to launch the ‘Female Filter’ – a way of filtering the Cannes Lions winners so everyone can see in stark term just how few of them have female creative leads. Once the winners lists from the Outdoor, Cyber and Film categories have been released they will be […]