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Apple Pulled This App From iTunes the Same Day It Won a Lion at Cannes

Amid controversy over functionality

CANNES, France—Apple yanked an app from iTunes just hours before it won a bronze Lion at this week's creative festival. The move came after a tech blogger called out the…

These 6 Great CPG Commercials Were the Whole Package

See the brands that shook up boring categories and turned shoppers into believers

Consumer packaged goods aren't usually considered a creative canvas for agencies. But these six campaigns proved otherwise—showing that even staid categories can be fertile ground for fascinating creative ideas, and…

Sweden's Brilliant 'Call a Swede' Tourism Campaign Wins Direct Grand Prix at Cannes

4 U.S. campaigns win gold

CANNES, France—WPP agency Ingo Stockholm won the Direct Lions Grand Prix at the Cannes Lions festival here tonight for a remarkable tourism campaign that allowed anyone, anywhere in the world,…

Y&R's 'McWhopper' for Burger King Gobbles Up Print & Publishing Grand Prix at Cannes

A newspaper ad that lit the spark for a viral explosion

CANNES, France—Y&R New Zealand's cheeky recipe for the "McWhopper"—a sandwich that Burger King proposed to collaborate on with McDonald's, but which didn't actually happen—won the Grand Prix in the Print…

Mindshare Wins Glass Lion for Creating India's First Transgender Pop Band

Tea brand shatters stereotypes

In the second year of the Glass Lion award, Indian agency Mindshare Mumbai scored the Grand Prix at the Cannes Lions festival here tonight for creating India's first transgender pop…

Ogilvy Nabs a Grand Prix at Cannes for KFC Radio Ads Telling Men They're Still Manly

Alma DDB Miami dominates U.S. winners

CANNES, France—Ogilvy & Mather Johannesburg took home the Grand Prix in the Radio Lions contest at the Cannes Lions festival here tonight for a KFC campaign that humorously reassured men…

Kids Sound Off on Highly Sexual Street Ads in New #WomenNotObjects Video

'It's just, like, gross to see'

CANNES, France—"You know what sex sells?" Madonna Badger asked a capacity crowd at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity today. "Sex. It actually hurts our brands." The Badger & Winters…

This Film Company Melted Its Only Cannes Lion and Made Ink to Tattoo People This Week

An award that really gets under your skin

German production company Bubbles Film won a Bronze Lion in 2013 for its Volkswagen spot "Pedro," directed by The Real McCoys through ad agency DDB Tribal Berlin. But now, that Lion…

Ad of the Day: Cleveland Fans Are Stunned to Be Champs in Nike's Salute to the Cavaliers

NBA title is 'Worth the Wait'

The Cleveland Cavaliers have reached the playoffs 20 times in their 46-year history. But on Sunday night, they finally reached the promised land—winning the NBA title on their third trip…

A Jeep Wrangler Gets a Crazy Desert Stunt Drive in Pennzoil's Latest Engine Test

Rhys Millen is back at the wheel

Pennzoil—if it's good enough to keep an engine cool while tearing through the desert in a souped-up Jeep Wrangler, it's probably good enough for commuting to work in your late-model…

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