Tag Archives: cannes

Pepsi’s the stand-out in gross-out reel of banned ads

It’s the UK’s D&AD Awards tomorrow and Cannes, as ever, is looming. In our ceaseless examination of the springs of creativity it may be instructive to look at some blasts from the past in this (mostly Mad Men era) compilation ...

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Herezie shows the power of illustration for Romerquelle

Romerquelle is an Austrian mineral water produced by Coca-Cola Hellenic, a big Coke bottler. Mineral water is supposed to be good for you in a soft focus kind of way (ie. you can’t prove it) so it seems sensible to ...

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W+K’s Neil Christie: my top tips for Cannes

  The Cannes International Festival of Creativity, arguably the world’s premier ad awards, starts on June 21 and we’ll be asking some of adland’s finest to choose potential winners. Wieden+Kennedy London MD Neil Christie kicks off our series with his ...

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Cannes ‘Lioness’ supplanted by Cindy’s Glass Lion

Looks like the mooted ‘Cannes Lioness’ award, the proposal from some DDB creatives in Oz to ‘change the conversation’ about sex in advertising, has met a grisly end already. At the hands of those two fearsome other lionesses of the ...

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Awards: why adland’s glittering prizes still matter

Spring has barely sprung but already the thoughts of the ad world are turning to awards – the big festivals that start soon, peak in the summer and then come in a further rush in the autumn and early winter. ...

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