Cannes International Festival of Creativity Articles

  • Cannes Lions

    Countdown to Creativity: Cannes Lions 2017

    June 17, 2017

    This guest post was contributed by Steve Blakeman, Managing Director-Global Accounts, OMD.  The 64th iteration of the annual Rosé Drinking Championship — er, I mean, the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity — commences on Saturday, and I’ve taken a sneak peak at the schedule of events to see what’s hot and what’s not. Over the past decade, the trend at Cannes has...

  • Today’s Managers: The Caregivers of Tomorrow’s Talent

    June 29, 2016

    This guest post was contributed by Jill Kelly, Chief Communications Officer, DigitasLBi. I just came back from the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, and it is abundantly clear that creativity is alive and well and remains the visible currency for humanity to express itself. Cannes Grand Prix winners The Next Rembrandt (JWT for ING) and Justino (...

  • 17 Quotes That Defined Cannes Lions 2016

    June 27, 2016

    The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, which concluded last week, featured stars of the advertising industry such as Shelly Lazarus, Chairman Emeritus, Ogilvy & Mather, and David (Shingy) Shing, Digital Prophet at AOL. The festival also featured some real live stars: Will Smith, Brian Eno, and Iggy Pop to name just a few. These stars explored...

  • Avoiding the Knee-Jerk: Why Digital Is Everything But Not...

    June 27, 2016

    Sunday morning after… I’m sitting in front of my keyboard watching the sun come up over the beach in Cannes…still basking in the glow...

  • Virtual Reality, Empathy and the New Age of Storytelling

    June 23, 2016

    Storytelling is a concept explored in detail during the sessions at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. On stage at...

  • Takeaways from Cannes Lions on the Power of Millennials,...

    June 22, 2016

    That’s the thing about the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity: It sits at the nexus of the business world and...