Avi Savar of Big Fuel has been appointed as the Jury President for the inaugural Branded Content & Entertainment Lions category

exchange4media Staff 19-January-2012

Cannes Lions 2012 will see the launch of a new stream of content – Forums. The Cannes Connect Bar will heighten networking opportunities

exchange4media Staff 13-January-2012

The International Festival of Creativity – Cannes Lions – has announced the addition of Mobile as a new awards section for the 2012 Festival. Tom Eslinger, Digital Creative Director of Saatchi & Saatchi Worldwide, will preside over the Mobile Lions jury in its inaugural year.

exchange4media Staff 18-November-2011

It is always a struggle for advertisers to engage their audience in an entertaining and effective way. The session on ‘What advertisers want from magazine media’, saw some industry leaders discussing how creativity drove effectiveness and stressed how magazines needed to take numbers, put a value to them, and monetize them.

Shree Lahiri 13-October-2011

The dates for the 2012 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity will revert back to the usual third week in June next year after the decision by the city of Cannes to postpone until further notice the refurbishment to the Palais des Festivals.

exchange4media Staff 01-September-2011

Cannes Lions has withdrawn the Silver and Bronze Lions won by Moma Propaganda São Paulo, Brazil, for the agency’s inability to provide proof that the campaigns ran and were legitimately created for a fee-paying client.

exchange4media Staff 22-July-2011

The organisers of the 58th Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity have announced that Swedish home furnishing retail company Ikea would be the recipient of the prestigious Advertiser of the Year Award for 2011.

exchange4media Staff 18-May-2011

The ad-frat has welcomed the addition of the ‘Creative Effectiveness Awards’ category at the 2011 Cannes Lions and said it validates creativity. Jean-Marie Dru, Chairman, TBWA Worldwide, will chair the jury at the 2011 Cannes Lions Festival.

Shubhangi Mehta 28-January-2011

The organisers of Cannes Lions have announced that the event would be changing its strapline from ‘The International Advertising Festival’ to ‘The International Festival of Creativity’. The move reflects the transformation of Cannes Lions over the last few years from being a celebration of creative excellence in advertising to now reflecting creative excellence in all forms of communication.

exchange4media Staff 19-November-2010