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Cannes Lions announces full content programme

The full content programme for Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, taking place from 17-24 June 2017, has been announced

12 Jun 2017

#IMC2017: Creatives on effective storytelling

In my favourite session of the IMC Conference 2017, three of SA's best local storytellers - Abey Mokgatswane, Fran Luckin and Gillian Rightford - shared the essentials of getting consumer buy-in from the stories your brand tells

By Leigh Andrews 1 Jun 2017

Your exclusive invitation to Cannes Lions 2017

The 64th International Festival of Creativity may only last a week, from 17-24 June 2017 in Cannes, France, but the inspiration and value provided by the event and exclusive Biz coverage lasts a whole year

Issued by 29 May 2017

Outdoor: Key to integration

Outdoor was the most popular category at Cannes this year with a total number of 5367 entries. Out of this 127 Lions were awarded

17 Aug 2016

The ingredients to coming up with a great creative campaign

I was fortunate enough to attend and be part of an exclusive breakfast conference, thanks to Webfluential, hosted by The Creative Counsel a few weeks ago at The Venue in Melrose Arch

By Thabiso Moloi 16 Aug 2016

Cannes offers business, change for good

Gathering and galvanising the industry, this year's Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity will provide everything needed to successfully campaign for creativity

30 Mar 2016

Cannes Lions announced Jury Presidents

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has announced all of the 2016 jury presidents, revealing the names of the remaining seventeen

17 Feb 2016

Tash Whitmey, Emad Tahtouh are Lions Innovation presidents

Tash Whitmey and Emad Tahtouh have been appointed as presidents of the Creative Data and Innovation Lions juries respectively

25 Jan 2016

How African storytelling can win awards, international recognition

Africa's known for its storytelling tradition, but is not usually awarded for it beyond South Africa - the fact that Kenya has just won its first ever Cannes Lions trophy is proof of this. Graham Cruikshanks, TBWA's Director of Africa Operations, explains

By Leigh Andrews 10 Jul 2015

You can't get any closer to Cannes!

You can't find a more A-list advertising crowd gathered in a more desirable location than at the annual Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Neither can you find a wider variety of cutting-edge events, speakers or topics on offer

Issued by 1 Jun 2015

First Glass Lion gets its jury

NICE, FRANCE: The jury to judge the first 'Glass Lion: The Lion for Change' award have been announced. The award, launched with the support of Leanin.Org, recognises work that breaks through unconscious gender bias

30 Apr 2015

Storytelling via social engagement a strong trend

Simon Schwaighofer is the Creative Director at Red Bull Creative, the brand's in-house agency in Salzburg. In August he will visit SA to speak at The Best of Global

By Hando Sinisalu and Maarja Laasu 31 Jul 2014

Cannes Chimera Initiative creative brief launched

Cannes Lions and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have launched the fourth Cannes Chimera Initiative creative brief, which closes for entries on 1 August 2014. (video)

11 Jul 2014

Top 10 digital campaigns of 2014: Jan-Jun

CANNES, FRANCE: European research company Best Marketing International has monitored the Gold and Grand Prix winners of 35 local, regional, and global digital marketing awards from all corners of the World (including Cannes Lions) between January and June 2014. (video)

By Hando Sinisalu and Ann Kruuk 2 Jul 2014

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