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 But is a “world without ads”—or, rather, a world in which traditional ads have been replaced by branded content—really…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…

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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…

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  • Is this man the most talented creative in America?

    … cages. It promoted the bike brand’s customization program, which, essentially, freed you from these metaphorical cages. Hiler — otherwise unemployed at the time — saw his ad get made. Thrilled with the experience, he approached his wife, who happened to work at Cornett Integrated Marketing, in Lexington, Kentucky, and told her that he wanted…

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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…

    Tanya Dua/ Digidayin Facebook Twitter- 8 readers -
  • AKQA named top agency at 2014 Digiday Awards

    … are: Best Brand Platform R/GA London – Beats Music Best Branding Campaign: Consumer INNOCEAN USA for The Walking Dead Chop Shop App Best Branding Campaign: B2B GE Best Creative Interlude and Sony Legacy “Like a Rolling Stone” Interactive Music Video Best Direct Response Campaign Red Roof Inn & 360i Best Publishing Platform Storify…

    Erin Phillips/ Digidayin Mobile Google- 29 readers -
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