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

    … and tagged by 1 p.m. PT Friday June 10. Instagram also provided the following tips: Use applications like Boomerang or Hyperlapse to tell a story in a unique way. Use Instagram’s new multi-clip function (iOS only) to create a video out of multiple clips from your camera roll. If your video includes sound, make sure the message comes through even if viewed on silent. Add subtitles if necessary. When uploading, choose a captivating video thumbnail image and title to grab attention right away. Instagram users: Ready to get wet? …

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  • Are We Really Headed Toward a World Without Ads?

    …-Netflix collaboration around the topic of women inmates, which subtly promoted a new season of Orange Is the New Black). At the same time, such branded content can, by definition, be hard to scale because it’s designed to appeal to a very specific media consumer: the BuzzFeed listicle lover or the Times devotee. For brands that are seeking broader…

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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

    … stunts you’d expect. Whenever tech and media experts converge on a city — be it Austin, for SXSW, The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity in France or CES in Las Vegas — you can be sure to hear “experts” breathlessly extolling the virtues of digital media and using pets to drum up publicity. CES did not disappoint. I’m…

    John Mcdermott/ Digidayin Twitter- 11 readers -
  • 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…

    Tanya Dua/ Digidayin Social Twitter- 17 readers -
  • 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- 15 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- 9 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- 34 readers -
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