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#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

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: Final round of winners announced
Cannes Lions: Final round of winners announced

CANNES, FRANCE: Bringing the 60th Cannes Lions Festival to a close, the Branded Content & Entertainment, Film, Film Craft, Titanium and Integrated Lions winners have been announced.

24 Jun 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

Reflecting media's change, Young Reader Prizes adds new categories
Reflecting media's change, Young Reader Prizes adds new categories

PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: As a reflection of the changing nature of media, the 2013 WAN-IFRA Young Reader Prizes has added four new categories.

8 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 inaugurates new Young Account Executive Academy
Cannes Lions inaugurates new Young Account Executive Academy

CANNES, FRANCE: The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has announced the launch of the Cannes Lions Young Account Executive Academy, a new learning programme aimed at nurturing young industry talent, which will run during the 2013 Festival from 16-22 June.

8 Mar 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

Newspapers ask students: Who would you most like to meet?
Newspapers ask students: Who would you most like to meet?

PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: Two student teams working with La Nacion of Argentina have won WAN-IFRA's first My Dream Interview contest, in which students get to interview the people they would most like to meet.

14 Aug 2012

FRANCE

Smart newspapers win at attracting youth
Smart newspapers win at attracting youth

PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: I-Next of India has been designated the 2012 World Young Reader Newspaper of the Year in the annual Young Reader Prize competition from the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), which awarded 21 prizes to newspapers and a printing plant that have found innovative ways to attract young people to the news.

18 Jun 2012

FRANCE

World Young Reader Prizes opens for entries
World Young Reader Prizes opens for entries

PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: Newspapers have until 4 May to submit an entry to the World Young Reader Prizes, the annual awards from the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) that recognise success in engaging the young.

26 Mar 2012

FRANCE

'My Dream Interview' Festival draws youth to newspapers
'My Dream Interview' Festival draws youth to newspapers

PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: Newspapers from around the world are invited to participate in a new global journalism experience for youth organised by the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) that results in young people interviewing entertainment stars or other public figures - and increased circulation for participating newspapers.

21 Feb 2012

FRANCE

Newspapers changing to attract younger readers
Newspapers changing to attract younger readers

PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: While the conventional wisdom holds that newspapers and young people don't mix, newspaper companies and media associations from around the world are finding new ways to attract younger readers, using video, social media, research, education and a "total youth think" attitude.

8 Dec 2011

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

SWEDEN

'Camo Bear' launches new Nikon Coolpix AW100
'Camo Bear' launches new Nikon Coolpix AW100

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN / AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS: Perfect Fools, the Stockholm and Amsterdam creative studio, is launching 'Camo Bear', a fun viral film, as part of an online campaign for the Nikon Coolpix AW100.

4 Nov 2011

FRANCE

Register your programmes in the MIPJunior Catalogue/Guide
Register your programmes in the MIPJunior Catalogue/Guide

CANNES, FRANCE: This 2011 edition of MIPJunior promises to attract more than 500 international acquisition executives looking to screen the very latest in animation and live action programming content, including yours.

19 Aug 2011

FRANCE

How youth editions are explaining the Middle East revolutions
How youth editions are explaining the Middle East revolutions

PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: The unparalleled recent events in the Middle East have offered newspapers an opportunity to make use of their youth pages and supplements to explain a complex situation. The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) have gathered some examples from around the world.

9 Mar 2011

PORTUGAL

Lisbon to host Eurobest 2011, 28-30 November
Lisbon to host Eurobest 2011, 28-30 November

LISBON, PORTUGAL: The 4th Eurobest Advertising Festival, one of Europe's leading awards and annual events for creative advertising and communications, will be held from 28-30 November this year in Lisbon, Portugal.

9 Feb 2011

FRANCE

Youth market ready to use mobiles as wallets
Youth market ready to use mobiles as wallets

PARIS, FRANCE: Consumers confirm strong interest in using their mobile phone as wallet according to a recent market poll sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent. These findings were uncovered as part of a youth market study exploring the appeal of a mobile wallet service.

29 Sep 2010