Tag Archives: cannes

London’s Creative Circle kicks off the awards season

And somewhat low profile they are too (they didn’t even bother to send us the winners). But the dear old Creative Circle has been hanging in there for what seems like half a century and it’s still a decent guide ...

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Ever-acquisitive MDC Partners buys 60 per cent of hot shop Anomaly

There’s no holding Canada-based MDC Partners and the ambitious marcoms groups has followed its purchase of a minority stake in LA’s 72andSunny with a deal to buy 60 per cent of controversial integrated agency Anomaly, based in New York and ...

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Consumers seem to think the Old Spice pin-up isn’t an actor

Well so many have been talking to him and sending videos that the Old Spice system broke down. The ad for Procter & Gamble’s Old Spice Red Zone Body Wash featuring actor Isaiah Mustafa, won the top TV gong at ...

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Brazil’s Almap BBDO leads Cannes winners

Brazil is the fastest-growing advertising market on earth and in Sao Paulo’s Almap BBDO it has the hottest agency, at least according to the judges at Cannes. Almap won the press Grand Prix for a Billboard magazine ad after Ogilvy ...

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O&M Mexico in Cannes Scrabble ad cock-up

So many ads and so little time must be the mantra of judges at the Cannes Lions international ad fest and they’ve just proved the point by awarding the Grand Prix in the prestigious press catogory to an ad that ...

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Chiat Day is first big Cannes winner with Gatorade ‘replay’

This is the campaign featuring two high school hockey teams replaying a fixture some years and many extra pounds later. To the chagrin of the PR fraternity this series of films by ad agency TBWA Chiat Day Los Angeles has ...

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