Cannes Lions 2018

Amri Botha and Carina Coetzee from Ninety9cents (99C) agency. Image supplied.
#CannesLions2019: It's not often you get a second chance

Winners of Cinemark's Cannes Young Lions 2019 competition, Amri Botha and Carina Coetzee from Ninety9cents (99c), chat to us about what it means to them to have won the competition for a second time...

By Juanita Pienaar 3 days ago

7 SA creatives selected to judge Cannes Lions 2019
7 SA creatives selected to judge Cannes Lions 2019

Seven South African creatives have been selected as judges for this year's Cannes Lions...

9 May 2019

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka to be awarded Cannes LionHeart
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka to be awarded Cannes LionHeart

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, United Nations under-secretary-general and executive director of UN Women, has been awarded the 2019 Cannes LionHeart in recognition of her advocacy for women, human rights and social justice...

30 Apr 2019

Carina Coetzee and Amri Botha of 99C, winners of Cinemark's Cannes Young Lions competition 2019.
#CannesLions2019: 99c's young female creative duo does it again!

99c advertising and communication agency's copywriter Carina Coetzee and art director Amri Botha will once again represent South Africa at the Cannes Lions international Festival of Creativity this year, as their video commercial as briefed by Unicef about violence in schools won Cinemark's Cannes Young Lions 2019 competition...

25 Apr 2019

Judges for this year's Cannes Young Lions SA announced
Judges for this year's Cannes Young Lions SA announced

Cinemark has announced the panel of judges that have been selected to judge this year's edition of the South African leg of the Film category of the Young Lions competition...

12 Apr 2019

What do penicillin, iron fish and 74% better profits have in common?
What do penicillin, iron fish and 74% better profits have in common?

The impact of creative solutions on mankind is undeniable, but you may ask what this has to do with advertising...

By Gareth Leck 27 Mar 2019

Registration open for Cannes Young Lions competition 2019
Registration open for Cannes Young Lions competition 2019

Cinemark has announced a call for entries for the Cannes Young Lions competition (Film category), seeking young, local talent to showcase on a global stage...

25 Mar 2019

Cinemark to host public screenings of the world's best commercials from Cannes Lions 2018
Cinemark to host public screenings of the world's best commercials from Cannes Lions 2018

Cinemark is giving creatives and all fans from South Africa's three key cities the opportunity to feast on the best commercials globally from the 2018 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity...

Issued by Cinemark 8 Oct 2018

BizTrends 2019 is here!
BizTrends 2019 is here!

2019 is almost here and with it your annual invitation to join BizTrends...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 27 Sep 2018

Cannes Lions case studies or how not to make rubbish advertising
Cannes Lions case studies or how not to make rubbish advertising

Cinemark, the official South African Cannes Lions representatives, in partnership with Bizcommunity, hosted the annual Insights and Trends from Cannes Lions sessions, which took place in Johannesburg on Wednesday, 29 August, and in Cape Town on Friday, 31 August...

By Terry Levin, Issued by Bizcommunity.com 4 Sep 2018

Fernando Machado, global chief marketing officer, Burger King. Screengrab from .
Warc reveals insights from the Cannes Lions Creative Effectiveness campaigns 2018

Warc has released the results of its analysis of the 169 campaigns entered into the Cannes Creative Effectiveness Lions this year...

1 Aug 2018

Prince Zwane and Kaylee Germann of Publicis Johannesburg at the Cannes Lions Festival.
#CannesLions2018: Don't underestimate how big and life-changing this opportunity is

Cinemark Cannes Lions winners share their experiences while in Cannes, their favourite campaigns showcased during the Festival and share some valuable advice to young creatives...

By Juanita Pienaar 31 Jul 2018

Cinemark, Ann Nurock and Bizcommunity present Insights from Cannes
Cinemark, Ann Nurock and Bizcommunity present Insights from Cannes

Bizcommunity, exclusive online media partner to Cinemark, the official South African Cannes Lions representatives, and Ann Nurock, invite you to their popular creative case studies from Cannes presentation.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 26 Jul 2018

The Cannes Lions Design Lions jury 2018. Image supplied by Mavumengwana.
Vumile Mavumengwana on the power of creative work that resonates universally

Having dusted off the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity cobwebs, VM DSGN's designer and creative director Vumile Mavumengwana talks us through his experience on this year's design awarding jury and what it's really like being a South African in Cannes...

By Leigh Andrews 20 Jul 2018

Chris Garbutt started his advertising career in SA and is now global chief creative director of TBWA group.
"The world needs creativity now, more than ever" - Chris Garbutt

I caught up with Chris Garbutt of TBWA Global this Mandela Day for his views on the South African advertising industry, from the 'rainbow nation advertising' he experienced under Madiba's rule to the 'hackvertising' of today...

By Leigh Andrews 17 Jul 2018

Diversity matters... and four other learnings from the 2018 Cannes Lions Festival
Diversity matters... and four other learnings from the 2018 Cannes Lions Festival

As the dust settles on the 65th Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity, it's time to reflect on the key trends and learnings that emerged from adland's biggest annual gathering...

Issued by MediaCom 10 Jul 2018

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Stranger Things: The Cannes Edition

Damon Stapleton won 12 Cannes Lions this year. Of the overall experience, he says, "I was looking for a sign for a couple of days. And there it was..."

By Damon Stapleton 4 Jul 2018

Team TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris representing SA at Cannes Lions 2018.
"You have to be pretty damn disruptive to grab anyone's attention in 2018" - Karabo Denalane

I caught up with Karabo Denalane, CEO of TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris and board member of the ACA, for insights into why 'being safe' is no longer an option when managing brands...

By Leigh Andrews 2 Jul 2018

Team TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris with their Gold Lion at Cannes Lions 2018.
"Brands: Get ahead of a problem that matters to consumers" - Pete Khoury

I caught up with Pete Khoury of TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris and the Creative Circle, for his views on why brands should get ahead of a problem that matters to consumers...

By Leigh Andrews 29 Jun 2018

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Akon's building a Senegalese 'smart city' with his cryptocurrency 'Akoin'

An announcement you may have missed from Cannes Lions: There's a new cryptocurrency soon to be launched, but it won't be taking its name from any memes or computer jargon. Instead, it'll be launched by Senegalese musician Akon...

By Andy Walker 28 Jun 2018

Motheo Matsau, chief sales and marketing officer at Ster-Kinekor © .
#CannesLions2018: The CMO is the new CEO

Ann Nurock interviews Motheo Matsau, chief sales and marketing officer at Ster-Kinekor, asking him how important the partnership with Cannes Lions is for the cinema company and what he thought of this year's entries and winning work...

By Ann Nurock 27 Jun 2018

Closed Cannes
Closed Cannes

A week of sojourning in the French summer has drawn to a close. Cannes 2018 was different for everyone, that much is clear...

By Jarred Cinman 26 Jun 2018

MediaCom is named Media Network of the Year at Cannes Lions 2018
MediaCom is named Media Network of the Year at Cannes Lions 2018

MediaCom was the most decorated media agency in this year's Cannes Lions competition...

Issued by MediaCom 25 Jun 2018

#FairnessFirst: Why SDGs are at the (Lion)heart of #CannesLions2018
#FairnessFirst: Why SDGs are at the (Lion)heart of #CannesLions2018

A stand-out factor of Cannes Lions 2018 was the introduction of the SDG Lions to this year's Festival of Creativity. We can make the world a better place through creativity...

By Leigh Andrews 25 Jun 2018

Big winners on the final night of #CannesLions2018!
#CannesLions2018: Good, Film and Impact Lions winners!

The 65th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity concluded on 22 June, with the 2018 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Lions, Creative Effectiveness Lions, Film Lions and the associated Young Lions, Glass Lions, Titanium Lions and overall Grand Prix for Good announced during the final Cannes Lions award ceremony...

22 Jun 2018

#CannesLions2018: All the SA winners!
#CannesLions2018: All the SA winners!

The 65th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity came to an end on 22 June 2018, rounding out a full week of award shows that celebrated creativity across various categories. Here's how SA fared overall...

22 Jun 2018

Jason Xenopoulos |
#CannesLions2018: The Art of Branded Entertainment according to VML's Xenopoulos

As part of the 2017 Cannes Lions Branded Entertainment jury, Jason Xenopoulos, VML global chief vision officer and EMEA CCO, collaborated with the jury to write a book called The Art of Branded Entertainment, which was launched just one year later at Cannes Lions 2018 on Tuesday, 19 June...

By Jessica Tennant 22 Jun 2018

SA's Reach Lions-winning work...
#CannesLions2018: Reach Lions winners!

The 65th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity continued on 21 June, with the 2018 Creative Data, Direct, Media, PR and Social & Influencer winners announced during the Reach award ceremony...

21 Jun 2018

The 2018 Cannes Lions Innovation Grand Prix winners...
#CannesLions2018: Innovation Lions winners!

The 65th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity continued on 21 June, with the 2018 Innovation and Product Design winners announced during the Innovation award ceremony...

21 Jun 2018

#CannesLions2018: CNN bringing branded content to Cannes
#CannesLions2018: CNN bringing branded content to Cannes

Ann Nurock interviews James Hunt, vice president of CNN Create, who talks to her about why CNN is increasing its presence at Cannes, elaborates on what type of clients CNN produces content for and what the importance of Africa is to CNN...

By Ann Nurock 21 Jun 2018

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