Rothco Scoops Cannes Grand Pirx for ‘JFK Unsilenced’ at the 2018 International Festival of Creativity

Rothco Scoops Cannes Grand Pirx for ‘JFK Unsilenced’ at the 2018 International  Festival of Creativity

 At the 2018 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, Rothco, part of Accenture Interactive, captured the Creative Data Grand Prix for its artificial intelligence(AI)-led campaign ‘JFK Unsilenced’ for The Times / News UK & Ireland. The win marks its seventh Lion all week, spanning four categories. The campaign used specialised AI technology to create the […]

JohnXHannes NY wins Cannes Lions Grand Prix for “Corazón – Give Your Heart”

JohnXHannes NY wins Cannes Lions Grand Prix for “Corazón – Give Your Heart”

Emmy award-winning independent creative collective JohnXHannes New York won a Cannes Lions Grand Prix and a Silver in Health and Wellness with Montefiore Health System’s “Corazón – Give Your Heart,” an integrated campaign that brings awareness to the pressing need for organ donors and uses interactive technology to make organ donation easier. “Corazón – Give Your Heart,” also nominated […]

Oath debuts extended reality (XR) ad experiences at Cannes Lions

Oath debuts extended reality (XR) ad experiences at Cannes Lions

Oath, a Verizon subsidiary, kicks off the Cannes Lions Festival with new opportunities for brands to engage with consumers through extended reality (XR) ad experiences. Combining the art of brand building and the science of data, new 3D ad formats and first-in-market programmatic VR ads represent the company’s latest premium ad innovation for consumers to […]

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 […]