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.
Posts about Cannes Lions
  • Facebook at the 2016 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity

    … Wednesday, June 22, at 2 p.m. local time. The Hôtel Barrière Le Majestic Beach and Pier will be the site of Facebook Beach, which will feature daily sessions including Canvas: A New Space for Big Ideas, Instagram and the Art of Visual Expression, Breakthrough Brands: The Shape of Future Growth and the 2016 Facebook Awards: Celebrating Creativity in a Connected World. A complete list of Facebook events at this year’s Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity is available here. Readers: Will any of you be at Cannes Lions? …

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  • Instagram Sets ‘Water in Motion’ Contest for Cannes Lions

    … Exhibit at Cannes Lions, and the three winners will receive Canon EOS 80D cameras that capture full high-definition video as grand prizes. The Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing network ran a contest prior to Cannes Lions last year, in which photos from the three winners were displayed at La Galerie d’Instagram at the event. Instagram said…

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  • Are We Really Headed Toward a World Without Ads?

    … distribution, including Contently, Percolate and Keywee, while many of the tools used by traditional media companies–including Facebook promoted posts, content discovery platforms like Outbrain and in-image ad units that promote branded content–can work for “brand publishers,” too. But the bottom line is that in the brave new world of branded content…

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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…

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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

    ….” But the party is not just limited to New York City. People across the country can join in on the holiday action, and win their own #SparkMyParty experience. Heineken is partnering with lifestyle media company UrbanDaddy to take the party to eight other cities, including Los Angeles, Miami, Chicago, San Francisco, Atlanta, Houston, Philadelphia and Boston…

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  • Is this man the most talented creative in America?

    … then, the brand has turned into a retail company that’s actually profitable. “We collaborate with the cool creatives here and make products that represent this state,” said Hiler. Products include a sweatshirt that says “Y’all” ($50), “Kentucky Kicks Ass” bowls ($30) and various map prints. (The company’s initial slogan, “Kentucky Kicks Ass,” was so big that GE…

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  • 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…

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  • 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- 24 readers -
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