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Cannes: Red Cross ‘Hope’ Film Craft winner is a reality check

This is rough viewing: the Cannes Lions Film Craft Grand Prix winner ‘Hope’ for the International Committee of the Red Cross by Sra. Rushmore and Blur films. A father takes his wounded daughter to hospital but that’s been blitzed too. ...

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Consultants make their mark at Cannes and it heralds a big industry shake-up

Accenture Interactive won its first Cannes Lions Grand Prix for The Times’ ‘JFK Unsilenced’ from Ireland’s Rothco, Deloitte Digital in Australia has been shortlisted for the Titanium Lions (“game changing” ads) for The Great Barrier Reef Foundation’s ‘Value of Nature.’ ...

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Accenture wins a Grand Prix at Cannes

The Accenture team at Cannes will be partying hard on their yacht tonight, having taken a Grand Prix on board for the first time. Appropriately, Accenture’s Dublin agency, Rothco, won in the Creative Data Lions category for The Times’ “JFK ...

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Ogilvy, Apple and McCann head latest Cannes Lions winners

Another gaggle of Grand Prix – Thought there were supposed to be fewer of these this year. Ogilvy Chicage won the new Industry Craft award for tracking down some famous pairs of shoes for Kiwi, including these from Muhammad Ali. ...

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Paul Domenet: how modern creativity became the procrastinator’s refuge

If you had a drink every time someone mentioned the word ‘creativity’ during Cannes week, you’d be dead by Tuesday. For all the buzzwords that are dropped at that festival, creativity has to be the most over-used one – and ...

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Paul Simons: a more modest Cannes this year – perhaps

The various comments regarding the profligacy of Cannes declining seemed far-fetched from our short car journey yesterday evening. We had taken our dogs for a run on the beach at Port Gallice, in the bay next to the large bay ...

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Baileys boss flies the flag for women in ads at Cannes Lions

By Jane Austin in Cannes It’s an interesting and often disturbing exercise to revisit movies from your youth in light of the MeToo and TimesUp movements and see how outdated and sexist the portrayal of women seems. The actress Molly ...

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David Harris of gyro: Cannes – please stop making lazy tropes of important words

This year at Cannes, the beating heart of creativity and originality, the seminar line-up has a proliferation of titles that are worryingly similar. In fact, ‘human’ seems to have become the Cannes 2018 buzzword (‘Innovation at the Human Level,’ ‘Who ...

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