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Is Cannes worth £2650? McCann thinks so..

The Cannes International Festival of Creativity looks like it’s going to be barmier than ever this year. We’ve already had the ‘anti-sexist’ gong flagged and now McCann London is running a campaign encouraging agencies and clients to despatch their bozos ...

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What Jerry Seinfeld thinks of advertising

Comedian Jerry Seinfeld won a CLIO for something or other the other day (guess that was the only way they could ensure he turned up and made a speech). These honorary awards are truly ludicrous – Cannes now has ‘Lion ...

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CLIO Awards round up the usual (Cannes) suspects

The 55th CLIO Awards in New York has named its various ‘Grand Clio’ winners and they’re as you would expect: Creative Artists Agency for Chipotle’s ‘Scarecrow, ‘Adam&Eve DDB for Harvey Nichols’ ‘I Spent it On Myself’ and Ogilvy One for ...

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Michael Lee: is it time for clients to show at Cannes?

I spent a very intriguing, educational, eye-opening, exhausting, and of course pleasant (it is the Cote d’Azur after all) few days at the Cannes Festival of Creativity recently. This year, it was bigger than ever, some say too big. (I ...

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An insight into what Sir Martin Sorrell really thinks

Here’s an interesting little interview with WPP’s Sir Martin Sorrell at last week’s Cannes Lions, courtesy of The Drum. He’s talking about creativity (kitted out creatively in a Brazil football shirt signed by Pele). Maybe he’s tired – he looks ...

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