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Droga5 hails Cannes with Spotify adland hit parade

Spotify and agency Droga5 is celebrating the forthcoming Cannes Lions by asking various creativos (it’s a broad church including Maurice Levy and Shelly Lazarus – Shelly tells us inter alia that she never cries at work) to name their favourite ...

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Gunn Report unveils Cannes sweepstake list

The Gunn Report has unveiled its annual sweepstake of Cannes Lions ‘Likelies’ and, as usual, it’s a pretty good selection. You click on an ad on the list here and off you go. You can bet against ads you don’t ...

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Wieden+Kennedy London to boost UK’s D&AD

UK-based D&AD (Designers & Art Directors as was) has paid Wieden+Kennedy London a pretty big compliment by appointing the agency to develop ‘promotional projects’ over the remainder 0f 2013. These days D&AD, a charity, describes itself as an ‘education-led’ organisation ...

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McCann Melbourne’s Dumb Ways To Die sweeps up at Webbys – Cannes next?

McCann seems to have topped the global agency stakes at this year’s Webby Awards (it thinks it has anyway) with ten; spearheaded by McCann Melbourne’s ‘Dumb Ways To Die’ for the local Metro system. This was awarded the most Webbys ...

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TBWA’s Lee Clow is 2013’s Cannes ‘Lion of St Mark’

Following in the distinguished footsteps of Sir John Hegarty (2011) and Dan Wieden last year. The ‘Lion of St Mark’ is the Cannes Lions’ equivalent of a lifetime achievement award, named after the famous lion statues in Venice, home to ...

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George Lois, Lee Clow, Lou Reed and various Coke execs head Cannes speaker line-up

Cannes Lions has announced its first line-up of speakers for this year’s June adfest and it includes: Lee Clow TBWA), James Heekin (Grey), David Karp (Tumblr), Muhtar Kent (Coca-Cola), George Lois, Jane McGonigal (designer and author apparently), Tim Mellors, Lou ...

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Cannes Lions signs up British artist Gerald Scarfe

This year’s Cannes Lions has signed up veteran British artist Gerald Scarfe (Benjamin Netanyahu’s favourite cartoonist) as a kind of artist in residence. Scarfe is known for his cutting, occasionally scabrous, depictions of those he dislikes so it will be ...

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