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Adam&Eve wins Promo Grand Prix for Harvey Nichols

Cannes 2014: Grand Prix are showering on London (well two of them so far, which beats some other years). OgilvyOne won the Direct Grand Prix for British Airways and now Adam&Eve/DDB has picked up the Promo and Activation Grand Prix ...

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Sarah Jessica Parker on real advertising to real women

Cannes 2014: Sarah Jessica Parker (below) gets inspired and empowered even when she’s stuck in traffic apparently. At a press conference at the Palais following her seminar on Monday, the Sex & The City star revealed she had a moment ...

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Gunn Report chooses its runners and riders for Cannes

The Gunn Report has come up with its runners and riders in its annual ‘sweepstake’ list of the more likely contenders for the Film Grand Prix at this year’s Cannes. And here it is. You can see all the ads ...

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Are ‘Sound of Honda’ and Volvo’s ‘Epic Splits’ the top prizes front runners at Cannes?

Cannes is almost upon us and the winner predictions are coming thick and fast. Tech company Decoded thinks it’s invented an algorithm that predicts the winners and Ogilvy South Africa’s Chris Gotz, writing in the themediaonline, says that Dentsu’s ‘Sound ...

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John Kovacevich: four reasons why advertising award shows are a giant scam

Self-congratulation has always been something the advertising industry does exceptionally well. Whether it’s pinning a company’s turnaround on your Super Bowl spot or breathlessly touting your turn on the agency-of-the-year lists, our arms are often sore from patting ourselves on ...

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Del Campo Saatchi beats bully boys in debut for VH1

As adland limbers up for the Cannes Lions in June, it’s always worth keeping an eye on Del Campo Saatchi & Saatchi in Buenos Aires which can be relied upon for some diverting entries. No idea if this, the agency’s ...

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Ad Week Europe better than Cannes? Pull the…

The final verdict on Advertising Week Europe will have to wait (and I’m not the person to give it ‘cos I haven’t been there). Campaign and The Drum have striven manfully to make it sound interesting but, alas, have failed. ...

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