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Cannes to launch Sustainable Development Goals Lion at 2018 Festival
Cannes to launch Sustainable Development Goals Lion at 2018 Festival

Cannes Lions will launch the Sustainable Development Goals Lion in 2018, marking a new drive to advance awareness of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

18 Sep 2017

Alexander Schill, global chief creative officer, Serviceplan.
Alexander Schill, jury president of Outdoor and Radio & Audio at Eurobest

Alexander Schill, global chief creative officer, Serviceplan is jury president of Outdoor and Radio & Audio for the Eurobest 2017 lineup

12 Sep 2017

A screengrab from the video interview.
Google Australia's ‘Hot Heads' video interview with Damon Stapleton

Google Australia's creative development team hosted Damon Stapleton, chief creative officer at DDB New Zealand in a special "take away" addition of Hot Heads from Cannes

6 Sep 2017

Eurobest Festival of Creativity 2016 ©
Eurobest jury presidents ready for November judging

Eurobest, the European Festival of Creativity produced by Cannes Lions has announced its Jury Presidents for the 2017 Festival

24 Aug 2017

César Vacchiano
The final frontier of the independent agency

The success of South African agencies in Cannes recently is a reflection of the big talent in the country. Taking this talent and the size of the agencies into account and adding the knowledge and professionalism of South African agencies, it would be logical for the country to be a hub for the rest of the countries in Sub-Saharan Africa

By Danette Breitenbach 14 Aug 2017

Nurock, Clerke, Ehlers, McManus, Andrews, Lees-Rolfe as snapped by Terry Levin.
#CannesLions: The 2017 SA experience and unmissable key learnings

SA attendees at Cannes Lions 2017 share their experience of the ultimate Festival of Creativity and tips to create work with a better shot of taking home a Lion next year: Make sure it's cause-related, has a clear brief and purpose, is risky, and doesn't mistake the tech for the idea

By Leigh Andrews 27 Jul 2017

Cheers! Native VML ECD McManus with Pernod Ricard SA marketing director, Charl Bassil in Cannes.
#CannesLions2017: “Great ideas can come from anywhere” - Ryan McManus

Native VML played an impressive role in putting a spotlight on African creativity at the global Cannes Lions 2017 Festival of Creativity. ECD Ryan McManus shares his highlights

By Leigh Andrews 18 Jul 2017

Melanie Campbell, head of marketing at Pernod Ricard SA.
#CannesLions2017: "Africa is the birthplace of creativity" - Melanie Campbell

We've heard from the advertisers, producers and other behind-the-scenes creatives responsible for SA's success at Cannes Lions 2017 - now it's time to hear the marketers' voice. First up is Melanie Campbell, head of marketing at Pernod Ricard SA

By Leigh Andrews 17 Jul 2017

#CannesLions2017: “A great idea always stands out” - Adam Howard
#CannesLions2017: “A great idea always stands out” - Adam Howard

SA's craft and production industry proved itself at the annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity. Here, Adam Howard, owner of Howard Audio, shares his views from behind the scenes

By Leigh Andrews 13 Jul 2017

#CannesLions2017: Look who's talking about Cannes Lions (infographic)
#CannesLions2017: Look who's talking about Cannes Lions (infographic)

Social intelligence company, Synthesio has pulled some interesting social data around the Cannes Lions Awards

7 Jul 2017

Van Rensburg and Myeza in Cannes.
#CannesLions2017: “Intimidating, out-of-this-world work” - 7Films

SA's craft and production industry proved itself at the annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity. Here, Nina van Rensburg and SJ Myeza-Mhlambi of 7Films who attended this year's Festival, share their views from behind the scenes

By Leigh Andrews 7 Jul 2017

Sunu Gonera.
#CannesLions2017: “This is who we really are” - Sunu Gonera

SA's craft and production industry proved itself at the annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity. Here, Sunu Gonera of Egg Films shares his views from behind the scenes

By Leigh Andrews 6 Jul 2017

All images © Botha and Coetzee.
#CannesLions2017: “An all-you-can-eat buffet of inspiration”

SA's Cinemark 48-hour Cannes Young Lions competition winners Carina Coetzee and Amri Botha, copywriter and post-production editor at 99C respectively, report back on the importance of harnessing the power of advertising to do good and warn future attendees not to forget the sunscreen

By Leigh Andrews 6 Jul 2017

Howard Audio scoops a Cannes Gold Lion!
Howard Audio scoops a Cannes Gold Lion!

Howard Audio's name is on another international award - and this time it's a Cannes Gold Lion, for the online campaign, "Pre-Joy", for Cadbury, through agency Ogilvy JHB

Issued by Howard Audio 5 Jul 2017

Publicis Machine takes Bronze at Cannes for Biral Spiral radio advert
Publicis Machine takes Bronze at Cannes for Biral Spiral radio advert

Leading South African integrated communications agency Publicis Machine scooped Bronze at the Cannes Lions awards in the Radio category this year for its Biral Spiral advert, "Gym Boy"

Issued by Publicis Machine 5 Jul 2017

FCB Cape Town pats Mother City agencies on back for Cannes performance
FCB Cape Town pats Mother City agencies on back for Cannes performance

FCB Cape Town, one of the most respected agencies in the Mother City, has praised its contemporaries in the coastal town for their impressive performance at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity

Issued by FCB Africa 5 Jul 2017

Eoin Welsh
Cannes 2017: A temperature check and a future-casting exercise

Cannes is not just gongs, gutter bars and gallons of rosé wine. It's the industry's annual temperature check, the optimum chance to get a bird's-eye view of what we do, what's working, what's not, and how (not to mention if) we keep ourselves relevant

By Eoin Welsh, Issued by Havas Johannesburg 4 Jul 2017

#CannesLions2017: “Simplicity is often the most difficult and overlooked craft” - Louis Enslin
#CannesLions2017: “Simplicity is often the most difficult and overlooked craft” - Louis Enslin

SA's craft and production industry proved itself at the annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity. Here, Louis Enslin - owner, composer and engineer at Produce Sound - shares his views from behind the scenes

By Leigh Andrews 4 Jul 2017

All the best of the best from Cannes
All the best of the best from Cannes

While all things Cannes are still fresh on our minds, Bizcommunity and Cinemark look forward to welcoming you to our post-Cannes sessions for the third year in a row

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 4 Jul 2017

Mami Wata cofounder Nick Dutton.
#CannesLions2017: “Africa's increasing role in global creative culture” - Nick Dutton

SA's craft and production industry proved itself at the annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity. Here, Nick Dutton of Mami Wata shares his views behind the scenes

By Leigh Andrews 30 Jun 2017

Grey South Africa wins Gold at Cannes Lions
Grey South Africa wins Gold at Cannes Lions

Grey South Africa a Gold Cannes Lion for its radio campaign for Duracell Duralock technology

Issued by Grey 30 Jun 2017

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Digital marketing innovation - SA has what it takes

The concept of innovation drives me. I love taking calculated risks. I enjoy doing the associated R&D. Most of all I like to watch it unfold as a campaign

By Stephen Sandmann 28 Jun 2017

Ogilvy continues remarkable Cannes winning streak
Ogilvy continues remarkable Cannes winning streak

Ogilvy & Mather SA scored its third radio Grand Prix in four years on Friday night at the 2017 Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity

Issued by Ogilvy & Mather 28 Jun 2017

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Cannes. Strangers at the circus

There were two boats in Cannes. They were part of the seemingly endless cavalcade of behemoth yachts moored in the South of France for the Cannes advertising festival of creativity

By Damon Stapleton 28 Jun 2017

Mace with the rest of the Tusker job crew.
#CannesLions2017: “We don't need awards to believe in our work” - Dan Mace

While June is the month of the annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity, it's also #YouthMonth here on Biz. What better time to chat to Dan Mace, newly of Egg Films, the first South African to win three Young Director Awards at the Cannes Lions? He lets us in on his views behind the scenes

By Leigh Andrews 27 Jun 2017

Dan Mace becomes first South African to win three Young Director Awards at Cannes
Dan Mace becomes first South African to win three Young Director Awards at Cannes

Egg Films' Dan Mace won his third Young Director Award in two years at Cannes Lions, a South African record

Issued by Egg Films 26 Jun 2017

#CannesLions2017: All the South African winners!
#CannesLions2017: All the South African winners!

The 64th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity came to an end on 24 June 2017, rounding out a full week of award shows that celebrated creativity across various categories. Here's how SA fared overall

24 Jun 2017

Fearless Girl - © . Image labelled for non-commercial reuse.
#CannesLions2017: Titanium Lions winners!

The 64th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity hosted the Titanium Lions award ceremony on its final night, 24 June 2017

24 Jun 2017

Film Lions Gold Lion winner 'Pre Joy' by Ogilvy Joburg for Cadbury.
#CannesLions2017: Film Lions winners!

The 64th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity hosted the Film Lions award ceremony on its final night, 24 June 2017, with another Gold Lion coming home to SA

24 Jun 2017

Screenshots from the Grand Prix-winning 'Boost Your Voice', as well as Gold-winning 'We're the Superheroes' and 'Child Replacement Programme'.
#CannesLions2017: Integrated Lions winners!

The 64th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity hosted the Integrated Lions award ceremony on its final night, 24 June 2017

24 Jun 2017

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