Cannes Lions

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity (formerly the International Advertising Festival) is a global event for those working in the creative communications, advertising and related fields. The seven-day festival, incorporating the awarding of the Lions awards, is held yearly at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès in Cannes, France. In 2013, it ran from 16–22 June and it is due to take place from 15 to 21 June in 2014.
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  • Instagram Sets ‘Water in Motion’ Contest for Cannes Lions

    … The contest Instagram is running for this year’s Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity is all wet. The Water in Motion contest, announced in an Instagram for Business blog post, is seeking videos of three to 60 seconds in length focused on water. Instagram said 10 finalists will have their videos featured at the Instagram Water…

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  • Are We Really Headed Toward a World Without Ads?

    … traditional media models. Vice remains hot (it has a $4 billion valuation based on investments from Disney and others), and in March, Smith was named Cannes Lions Media Person of the Year, so the media industry keeps listening to him. But is a “world without ads”—or, rather, a world in which traditional ads have been replaced by branded content—really…

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  • The Social Buzz During Cannes Lion on Twitter (Infographic)

    By Kimberlee Morrison on Jun. 30, 2015 - 3:00 PM Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel made a big impression with the announcement of Snapchat’s latest advertising product at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity last week. However, Snapchat wasn’t the only Cannes buzz on social media. SocialBro analyzed more than 100,000 tweets from nearly 70,000 users during the week of the festival.

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  • Decoding the insanity of CES, tweet by tweet

    …/9Ua57ft6TW — Alex Fitzpatrick (@AlexJamesFitz) January 6, 2015 Even so, there are advantages to not going at all. The below tweet from Intel spokeswoman Ellen Healy perfectly explains the virtues of not attending the showcase, even if you’re company is delivering its keynote address. i just ate the rest of the holiday office candy #CES2015 — ellen healy (@ellenchealy) January 6, 2015 Image via Instagram The post Decoding the insanity of CES, tweet by tweet appeared first on Digiday. …

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  • Heineken kick-starts holiday party season with a hashtag

    …. The campaign will continue throughout the holiday season with seasonal packaging, promotional offers, as well as other digital and social features on its website. Heineken has been on a run lately. It was recently announced as the winner of 2015’s creative marketer of the year award at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Included…

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  • Is this man the most talented creative in America?

    … imagination.” When it comes to future plans, Hiler is as erratic and irreverent as his best work. No big dreams of Cannes Lions here. He wants to retire early and spend time with his kids. Until then, he wants to help Cornett grow. “When I first came to Cornett, I’ve always thought that this agency here in Kentucky could be as big or small…

    Shareen Pathak/ Digiday- 12 readers -
  • The best of Getty’s #RePicture competition

    … Getty Images wants to change how key themes are presented in stock photography. To that end, the company launched #RePicture at the Cannes Lions this year in an effort to break away from a reliance on visual clichés. It began with a partnership with Facebook executive and activist Sheryl Sandberg’s non-profit LeanIn to curate a library of images…

    Tanya Dua/ Digidayin Facebook Twitter- 6 readers -
  • AKQA named top agency at 2014 Digiday Awards

    … in the industry with Future Lions, the annual student competition at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Just this year, winning work included a Google Gesture software for the deaf and a wearable tech shirt for kids with heart problems. AKQA took home the Digiday award for their consistently brilliant work and for playing…

    Erin Phillips/ Digidayin Mobile Google- 25 readers -
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