Cannes Lions

Advertising: Making it mean something

After Cannes, I found it difficult to write anything. It felt like everything had been said. It had been dissected in a million different ways...

By Damon Stapleton 24 Jul 2019

Creativity: The nexus between innovation and inspiration

Pete Khoury from TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris and Nathan Reddy from Grid Worldwide, opine that with the rise of technology and digital platforms - comes a distinct shift in the industry in terms of what judging panels are looking for, and what's being awarded, but creativity remains the constant 'north star'...

9 Jul 2019

#FairnessFirst: Are we on track for 50/50 by 2020?

With gender equality more under the spotlight last year than ever before, many in the marketing and entertainment industry pledged '50/50 by 2020'. With just six months to go before 2020 is a reality and no longer a mythical spot in the future, are those goals on track? Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, head of UN Women, shared insights at the recent Women Deliver conference...

By Leigh Andrews 8 Jul 2019

Howard Audio bags two Cannes Lions

The commercial for which Howard Audio composed the original music, Allan Gray's 'Father's Share', has won bronze and silver Film Lions at this year's 66th Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity...

Issued by Howard Audio 28 Jun 2019

#CannesLions2019: Accuracy of SA judges' predictions, revealed!

Before the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity for 2019 kicked off last week, I caught up with six of this year's 7 SA judges for their predictions of the creative work that would roar as winners. Let's see who best saw into the future...

By Leigh Andrews 27 Jun 2019

Great(stock) anthology gets global recognition at Cannes

The widely acclaimed 'Anthology of (Great)stock Poetry' campaign by local visual services provider, Greatstock, was recently shortlisted for two awards at Cannes...

Issued by Greatstock 26 Jun 2019

#CannesLions2019: CNN's Julia Chatterley on talking pride, Out of the Shadows

Ann Nurock interviews anchor and correspondent for CNN International, Julia Chatterley at the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity, about the documentary Out of the Shadows...

By Ann Nurock 25 Jun 2019

South African wins gold at Cannes ad awards

With one of his first-ever TV commercials, Nare Mokgotho has won gold at the 20th Shots Young Director Awards held annually during the Cannes Lions Festival. The ad is for the Showmax Zero Bucks Given campaign...

Issued by Showmax 24 Jun 2019

#CannesLions2019: Amri Botha and Carina Coetzee on their Young Lions experience

Our roving reporter Ann Nurock chats to art director Amri Botha and copywriter Carina Coetzee of 99c, winners of Cinemark's Young Lions competition about the experience, their takeaways and favourite work...

24 Jun 2019

#CannesLions2019: Mariska Oosthuizen on finding your purpose

Our roving reporter Ann Nurock chats to Mariska Oosthuizen, head of brand at Sanlam about her first Cannes Lions experience...

24 Jun 2019

#CannesLions2019: Neo Mashigo on solving real world problems

Our roving reporter Ann Nurock chats to Neo Mashigo, CCO at M&C Saatchi, CCO on his experience in Cannes, judging the print category and winning the Standard Bank account last week...

24 Jun 2019

#CannesLions2019: All the SA winners!

The 66th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity came to an end on 21 June 2019, rounding out a full week of award shows that celebrated creativity across various categories. Here's how SA fared overall...

21 Jun 2019

#CannesLions2019: All the Grand Prix winners!

The 66th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity came to an end on 21 June 2019, rounding out a full week of award shows that celebrated creativity across various categories. Here's a quick overview of the week's biggest winners...

21 Jun 2019

#CannesLions2019: Film, Good and Titanium Lions winners!

The 66th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity concluded on 21 June, with the 2019 Film Lions, Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Lions, Glass Lions, Titanium Lions as well as the associated Young Lions winners announced during the final Cannes Lions award ceremony...

21 Jun 2019

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