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...
Leigh Andrews 27 Jun 2019
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
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
The 66th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity kicked off on 17 June, with the 2019 Cannes Outdoor Lions announced during the first Communication award track ceremony...
17 Jun 2019
The Cannes Lions' Outdoor and Out-of-Home Lions 2019 shortlist has been announced...
15 Jun 2019
Fepe International is rebranding as the World Out of Home Organization...
2 May 2019
PARIS, FRANCE: A French website promoting extra-marital affairs complained of censorship on Wednesday after complaints led to its ads being pulled from buses in several cities near Paris...
19 Feb 2015
LYON, FRANCE: Commercial street advertising will be banned in Grenoble to make way for trees and community noticeboards, the eastern French city's new Green mayor has announced...
25 Nov 2014
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
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
CANNES, FRANCE: Lions Health, the new bespoke Festival and Awards celebrating creativity in healthcare marketing and communications, has opened for entries.
9 Jan 2014
CANNES, LIONS: The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity honoured the winners of a further four categories at its Innovation, Media, Mobile and Outdoor Lions Awards Ceremony.
20 Jun 2013
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
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
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
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
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
PARIS, FRANCE: Across major cities in Europe, Nikon builds huge sculpted 'hands' in a pose, as though holding a Nikon camera.
7 Nov 2012
CANNES, FRANCE: The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has held the second of four awards ceremonies to honour a further four of its 15 entry categories; Creative Effectiveness, Media, Mobile and Outdoor Lions winners. South Africa was represented among the winners in the Outdoor, Mobile and Media Lions.
20 Jun 2012
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, 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
PARIS, FRANCE: IKEA demonstrated its innovative marketing pedigree that has helped it become one of the most famous furniture stores in the world by building an entire apartment in a confined space of just 54m² in the Auber Metro Station in Paris.
2 Feb 2012
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
ABU DHABI, UAE / JOHANNESBURG, SA: CNN International is launching a pan-EMEA advertising campaign designed to underline its claim to be the world's leading international news channel. The campaign seeks to build the profiles of its individual anchors, cementing their relationships with existing viewers and growing the channel's core audience.
30 Nov 2011
LISBON, PORTUGAL: The Eurobest Advertising Festival has announced that a total of 4824 entries have been submitted for this year's awards, up 11% compared to the 2010 Festival.
22 Nov 2011
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
PARIS, FRANCE: Benetton is courting controversy and encouraging the world to kiss and make up in its new PR campaign aimed at helping to rid the world of hate.
18 Nov 2011
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
LONDON, UK / PARIS, FRANCE: With all the excitement surrounding the relationship between games and brands, it can be easy to overlook the innovations in games marketing.
3 Nov 2011
PARIS, FRANCE: French news channel casts Twitter in a starring role in Middle East politics.
26 Oct 2011