AKQA Announces Future Lions 2017 Winners

AKQA Announces Future Lions 2017 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 2,100 students from 64 countries, making it the most successful year to date. The five winning ideas and teams are: Ask the Candidates for CNN Team: Yeon Sang Yoon and Jin Sug […]

Simon Le Bon and Nick Wood Collaborate with Cannes Lions Audience to Create “Closer to Your Bed”

Simon Le Bon and Nick Wood Collaborate with Cannes Lions Audience to Create “Closer to Your Bed”

Syn Music announced the release of “Closer to Your Bed,” a song developed by Simon Le Bon and Nick Wood for their seminar at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. During the seminar, which centered around creative collaboration and took place on Saturday 17th June, Le Bon and Wood invited the audience to record […]

180LA Wins Gold and Bronze Cannes Lions for Expedia and VisitBritain’s “Visit Britain” Interactive Film

180LA Wins Gold and Bronze Cannes Lions for Expedia and VisitBritain’s “Visit Britain” Interactive Film

180LA won a Gold Lion in Cyber and a Bronze in Mobile for its interactive mobile film, “Visit Britain” for Expedia and VisitBritain at the 64th Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. The agency has been honoured with seven Cannes Lion awards, including one Grand Prix, since the opening of the festival. The interactive film is […]

‘Industry moving from the Connected Age to the Intelligent Age,’ says SapientRazorfish’s Daniel Bonner

‘Industry moving from the Connected Age to the Intelligent Age,’ says SapientRazorfish’s Daniel Bonner

Every year the cream of the Marketing, Advertising and Communications Industry gather in France for the Cannes Lions Festival, and this year was no different. We caught up with one of the Industry’s brightest mind and SapientRazorfish’s Global Chief Creative Officer, Daniel Bonner, who spoke about moving into his new role and how the Marketing Industry […]

Captify CEO talks about the need for the industry to break free from Google and Facebook’s duopoly

Captify CEO talks about the need for the industry to break free from Google and Facebook’s duopoly

Captify is a global data activation company and pioneer of Search Intelligence. It was recently listed by Forbes as ‘The one to watch in 2017’. Their actionable insights play a crucial role for brands and advertisers; revealing macro world trends, consumer interests, inner-life behaviours and intent signals. With a presence in New York, London, Paris, […]

Adrian Botan on his career journey and his blueprint for McCann Worldgroup

Adrian Botan on his career journey and his blueprint for McCann Worldgroup

Adrian Botan is Global Executive Creative Director at McCann Worldgroup. Before that, he was Creative Director at McCann Erickson Romania, which was named one of the top 50 creative agencies in 2007 by the Gunn Report. In 2011, his agency became the first to bring a Cannes Grand Prix to Central and Eastern Europe. In […]

Marriott International Wins Two Creative Data Cannes Lions

Marriott International Wins Two Creative Data Cannes Lions

M Live, Marriott International’s global marketing real-time command center, was awarded Gold and Silver Creative Data Lions at the Cannes International Festival of Creativity in the categories of Social Data and Use of Real-time Data, respectively. M Live launched in 2015 at Marriott’s Worldwide Headquarters and has since expanded to four locations around the globe. […]

UN Women Executive Director calls on members of global industry to eliminate gender stereotypes in advertising

UN Women Executive Director calls on members of global industry to eliminate gender stereotypes in advertising

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director of UN Women and Under- Secretary-General of the United Nations, joined industry leaders at the 64th Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity, where she called on the industry to strengthen their commitment to gender equality and collectively eliminate gender stereotypes in advertising. Ms. Mlambo-Ngcuka who heads the United Nations organization mandated to […]

Energy BBDO’s Andrés Ordóñez talks about ‘Sarah and Juan’ and the agency’s creative vision going forward

Energy BBDO’s Andrés Ordóñez talks about ‘Sarah and Juan’ and the agency’s creative vision going forward

Andrés Ordóñez is a proven creative leader and a force for innovation at Energy BBDO. He has over 15 years of experience in integrated marketing, helping some of the most successful brands in the world achieve creative greatness. One such brand to reap the rewards of Andrés’ creative brilliance recently was Wrigley’s. His ‘Sarah and Juan‘ […]