Tag Archives: cannes

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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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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