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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

Cannes Lions 2019 Experience Grand Prix winners - 'Microsoft XBox: Changing the Game' under Brand Experience & Activations; Doconomy's 'Do Black - The Carbon Limit Credit Card' under Creative eCommerce...
#CannesLions2019: Experience Lions winners!

The 66th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity continued on 20 June with the 2019 Cannes Brand Experience & Activation and Creative e-Commerce winners announced during the Experience track award ceremony...

20 Jun 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

#CannesLions2019: Brand Experience & Activations shortlist
#CannesLions2019: Brand Experience & Activations shortlist

The Cannes Lions Brand Experience & Activations shortlist has been released, with SA seeing four entries make it to the final round at Cannes Lions 2019...

19 Jun 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

'Weather-sensitive' products: adjusting price and promotions to increase sales
'Weather-sensitive' products: adjusting price and promotions to increase sales

It stands to reason that the weather can affect the sales of certain products. More rainfall generally means that consumers purchase less sunscreen...

By Xavier Rousset, Octavio Escobar and Régis Chenavaz 1 Dec 2017

FRANCE

Cannes Lions announces juries
Cannes Lions announces juries

CANNES, FRANCE: The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has announced the members of the juries in the new Product Design, Film, Media and Promo & Activation Lions categories.

19 Mar 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

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

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 announces remaining jury lineup
Cannes Lions announces remaining jury lineup

CANNES, FRANCE: The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity completes the jury line-up by naming the members of the Design, Film Craft, Media, Promo & Activation, and Radio Lions categories.

18 Apr 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 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

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

FRANCE

Fastest brand partnership
Fastest brand partnership

PARIS, FRANCE: Nissan and Sony join forces for the ultimate racing experience.

23 Aug 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

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

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

Unexpected music
Unexpected music

PARIS, FRANCE: Apps provide an excellent opportunity for brands to engage with consumers on a regular basis in a non-selling relationship. The best apps provide a useful service or a diverting piece of entertainment, and the very best apps deliver a little of both.

20 Jan 2011

FRANCE

Cannes Lions 2011 registrations open
Cannes Lions 2011 registrations open

LONDON, UK: Cannes Lions registrations are now open and delegates wishing to attend the 58th International Festival of Creativity, to be held in Cannes 19-25 June 2011, can register online at www.canneslions.com.

12 Jan 2011

UNITED KINGDOM

Cannes Lions changes strapline
Cannes Lions changes strapline

LONDON, UK: The organisers of Cannes Lions announced yesterday, 18 November 2010, that the event's strapline will change - from "The International Advertising Festival" to "The International Festival of Creativity".

19 Nov 2010