Subscribe to industry newsletters

SOUTH AFRICA

This year's SA Cannes Lions' judges...
#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

SOUTH AFRICA

#CannesLions2019: All the SA winners!
#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

SOUTH AFRICA

Cannes Lions Grands Prix awards.
#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

SOUTH AFRICA

The six #CannesLions2019 Reach Lions Grand Prix winners...
#CannesLions2019: Reach Lions winners!

The 66th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity continued on Wednesday, 19 June, with the 2019 Creative Data, Creative Strategy, Direct, Media, PR and Social & Influencer winners announced during the Reach award ceremony...

19 Jun 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

#CannesLions2019: Direct shortlist
#CannesLions2019: Direct shortlist

The Cannes Lions Direct shortlist has been released, with SA seeing 7 entries make it to the final round at Cannes Lions 2019...

18 Jun 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Claudi Potter, creative director at Joe Public United, is serving on this year’s Cannes Lions Direct category, and will judge the Young Lions Digital competition in Cannes.
#CannesLions2019: "Reinvent the medium to make the message a winner" - Claudi Potter

The Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity for 2019 kicks off next week, with winners announced at nightly awards from 17 to 21 June. We caught up with this year's SA contingent of judges for a preview of what to expect. Next up, Claudi Potter...

By Leigh Andrews 13 Jun 2019

FRANCE

Brazil Day comes to Cannes Lions
Brazil Day comes to Cannes Lions

CANNES, FRANCE: The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has announced that this year's Festival will incorporate a programme dedicated to showcasing, understanding and celebrating Brazilian creativity.

2 Apr 2014

FRANCE

Cannes Lions now accepting entries
Cannes Lions now accepting entries

CANNES, FRANCE: The 61st Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, taking place from 15-21 June 2014, is now accepting entries across all categories.

27 Jan 2014

FRANCE

Cannes Lions 2014 now open for delegate registration
Cannes Lions 2014 now open for delegate registration

CANNES, FRANCE: Cinemark, the local SA representatives of Cannes Lions and its affiliates, with their passion for both great film and advertising, bring you the latest information from the world's premier advertising festivals.

15 Jan 2014

SOUTH AFRICA

Inaugural Lions Health Awards now accepting entries
Inaugural Lions Health Awards now accepting entries

CANNES, FRANCE: Lions Health, the new bespoke Festival and Awards celebrating creativity in healthcare marketing and communications, has opened for entries.

9 Jan 2014

FRANCE

American wins US$1m Picasso in online tombola
American wins US$1m Picasso in online tombola

PARIS, FRANCE: A US ticket-holder in a worldwide online charity raffle walked away with an exquisite US$1m Picasso after paying a mere €100, Sotheby's said after organising the first-of-its-kind tombola.

19 Dec 2013

FRANCE

Cannes Lions announces more winners
Cannes Lions announces more winners

CANNES, FRANCE: Celebrating its 60th year, Cannes Lions has held the first of its four awards ceremonies which saw the winners of the Creative Effectiveness, Direct, PR and Promo & Activation Lions categories announced to a packed auditorium.

19 Jun 2013

FRANCE

Cannes Lions celebrates 60 years of game changing campaigns
Cannes Lions celebrates 60 years of game changing campaigns

CANNES, FRANCE: Celebrating its 60th year, the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity is set to commemorate its anniversary with the launch of Game Changers; an exhibition and accompanying book that celebrate six decades of campaigns that have changed the landscape of the advertising industry forever.

30 May 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

D&AD Awards: The nominations
D&AD Awards: The nominations

LONDON, UK: Here are the nominations for the D&AD Awards. See this year's In Book winners and Nominations below. Yellow Pencil winners will be revealed on Wednesday 12 June at the Awards Ceremony.

22 Apr 2013

FRANCE

Cannes Lions juries announcement
Cannes Lions juries announcement

CANNES, FRANCE: The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, one of the world's leading celebrations of creativity in communications, has announced the line-up of the first five juries participating in this year's event for the Creative Effectiveness, Film, Innovation, Press and Titanium & Integrated Lions categories. SA is represented on the Film (Alistair King) and Press (Paul Warner) juries.

4 Apr 2013

FRANCE

Cannes Lions reveals jury president lineup
Cannes Lions reveals jury president lineup

CANNES, FRANCE: Marking 60 years of creativity this June, the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has announced the outstanding 16 Jury Presidents who will chair the 2013 juries.

14 Feb 2013

UNITED STATES

New York Festivals: Six additional Executive Jury appointments
New York Festivals: Six additional Executive Jury appointments

NEW YORK, US: New York Festivals International Advertising Awards, now in its 56th, year announced six additional appointments to the 2013 Executive Jury. This elite group of worldwide chief creative officers and executive creative directors were chosen to select the World's Best Advertising across all mediums from the shortlist selected by the online Grand Jury.

30 Jan 2013

FRANCE

60th Cannes Lions opens for entries
60th Cannes Lions opens for entries

CANNES, FRANCE: The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity is now accepting entries into all 16 categories: Branded Content & Entertainment Lions, Creative Effectiveness Lions, Cyber Lions, Design Lions, Direct Lions, Film Craft Lions, Film Lions, Press Lions, Media Lions, Mobile Lions, Outdoor Lions, Promo & Activation Lions, PR Lions, Radio Lions, Titanium & Integrated Lions, and the brand new Innovation Lions.

25 Jan 2013

FRANCE

Cannes Lions: Delegate registrations open
Cannes Lions: Delegate registrations open

CANNES, FRANCE: 2013 is set to be a sensational year for Cannes Lions, as we celebrate six decades of inspiring creativity. Plans have already been laid for our most impressive programme of speakers and content yet, making early registration essential this year.

14 Jan 2013

FRANCE

[Cannes Lions 2012] Promo & Activation, PR, Direct Lions winners
[Cannes Lions 2012] Promo & Activation, PR, Direct Lions winners

CANNES, FRANCE: The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has held the first of four Awards Ceremonies to honour the winners of the Promo & Activation, PR and Direct Lions categories. Among the winners, South Africa was represented in the Direct category and also in the PR Lions category.

19 Jun 2012

FRANCE

[Cannes Lions 2012] Direct shortlists released
[Cannes Lions 2012] Direct shortlists released

CANNES, FRANCE: The first batch of Direct shortlists have been released by the organisers of Cannes Lions.

18 Jun 2012

FRANCE

[Cannes Lions 2012] Entries break record
[Cannes Lions 2012] Entries break record

CANNES, FRANCE: A record 34 301 entries from 87 countries have been submitted to the Cannes Lions 59th International Festival of Creativity, claimed to be one of the largest and most prestigious global international annual awards for creative advertising and communications. South Africa's contribution to the record currently stands at 820 entries. This is the summary of entries by country.

7 Jun 2012

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Dubai Lynx: Over 2000 entries into 2012 awards
Dubai Lynx: Over 2000 entries into 2012 awards

DUBAI, UAE: The 6th Dubai Lynx Awards, one of the premier awards celebrating creative excellence in MENA's advertising and communications industry, has received a total of 2037 entries from 17 countries.

5 Mar 2012

FRANCE

Cannes Lions launches mobile category: Tom Eslinger first jury chair
Cannes Lions launches mobile category: Tom Eslinger first jury chair

CANNES, FRANCE: The International Festival of Creativity - Cannes Lions - has announced that mobile will be added as a new awards section, launching at the 2012 Festival. Tom Eslinger, digital creative director of Saatchi & Saatchi Worldwide, will preside over the Mobile Lions jury in its inaugural year.

21 Nov 2011

PORTUGAL

Eurobest 2011 announces final juries: Craft and Integrated
Eurobest 2011 announces final juries: Craft and Integrated

LISBON, PORTUGAL / LONDON, UK: The Eurobest Advertising Festival, taking place from 28-30 November, has announced the last of its eight juries; Craft and Integrated. The jury members will come together in Lisbon to judge the best of European creativity and award the sought after Eurobest trophies.

15 Nov 2011

SOUTH AFRICA

[Cannes Lions 2011] Silver for Joe Public, Bronze for Ogilvy Joburg
[Cannes Lions 2011] Silver for Joe Public, Bronze for Ogilvy Joburg

CANNES, FRANCE: Joe Public and Ogilvy Johannesburg took home South Africa's first Lions on Monday night, 20 June 2011 - a Silver Direct Lion for Joe Public's Rock4Aids Spark Hope Matchbook and a Bronze Promo & Activation Lion for Ogilvy's POWA "Waking up the Neighbourhood". [video] [twitterfall]

21 Jun 2011

SOUTH AFRICA

[Cannes Lions 2011] First set of shortlists out
[Cannes Lions 2011] First set of shortlists out

CANNES, FRANCE: The shortlists for the Direct, Promo & Activations, PR, Outdoor, Media, Radio and Press Lions categories are now available and South Africa has made all of them. Winners will be announced either Monday night (20 June 2011), Tuesday night (21 June) or Wednesday night (22 June). [twitterfall] [updated]

20 Jun 2011

FRANCE

Record year for Cannes Lions entries
Record year for Cannes Lions entries

CANNES, FRANCE: A total of 28 828 entries from 90 countries (725 from SA) have been submitted to the Cannes Lions 58th International Festival of Creativity, the international annual awards for creative advertising and communications. This is the most entries in the history of the festival.

1 Jun 2011

FRANCE

AFP makes a name as a digital media player
AFP makes a name as a digital media player

PARIS, FRANCE: Agence France-Presse (AFP) has signed up to a technical and commercial partnership in Asia, the Middle East and Africa with BlueFox, a content integrator specialised in digital signage (video, photo and text for public screens).

9 Mar 2011

SINGAPORE

Global mobile user survey released
Global mobile user survey released

SINGAPORE: Despite mobile device functionality becoming ever more sophisticated, research, released this week by mobile media company BuzzCity, shows that mobiles are actually sustaining, not replacing, consumer demand for PCs.

By Dr KF Lai 16 Feb 2011

Show more