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Tim Nudd

Y&R Wins Media Grand Prix for App That Lets Women Call for Help by Shaking Their Phones

4 U.S. campaigns win gold

CANNES, France—Another female-empowerment campaign has triumphed at Cannes, with the Media Grand Prix going to a fascinating Vodafone app from Y&R Istanbul that lets women in Turkey call for help…

2 Different Campaigns for P&G's Always Win PR Grand Prix and Inaugural Glass Grand Prix

'Like a Girl' and India's 'Touch the Pickle' are honored

CANNES, France—Procter & Gamble's empowering feminine-care ad campaigns for women were lauded in a big way here Tuesday night, as Always' "Like a Girl" and Whisper's "Touch the Pickle" campaigns…

Apple, TBWA Take Outdoor Grand Prix for Billboards Featuring Users' iPhone 6 Photos

Grey New York and The Community win gold

CANNES, France—Apple and TBWA\Media Art Lab won their second Cannes Grand Prix in three years here tonight, topping the Outdoor Lions category with their iPhone 6 billboards featuring photos taken…

Here's What Happens When You Attend the #WorstCannesLionsTalkEver

Nicolás Pimentel of +Casto winds you up with two special guests

CANNES, France—Nicolás Pimentel, co-founder and innovation director of +Castro, pretended to be surprised (or maybe really was surprised) that the small-movie-theater-sized Audi A hall in the Palais here was packed…

Chevrolet Just Wrote a Press Release Entirely in Emojis. Can You Decode It?

We may be nearing peak emoji, as Chevrolet has become the latest brand to play around with the familiar icons—writing a press release almost entirely in emojis to announce something…

Ad of the Day: Beauty Brand Invents the First Skin Cream That Gives You Wrinkles

Clever product development, plus a brilliant print ad

There are scores of breast-cancer awareness campaigns each year, but this one from Colenso BBDO in New Zealand combines clever product development with a wonderful print ad to memorably break…

U.S. Wins Press, Mobile and Direct Grand Prix on a Dreamy First Day in Cannes

The Community, Google and Grey New York each top their categories

CANNES, France—U.S. advertising is off to a flying start at this year's Cannes Lions, with The Community, Google and Grey New York each winning a Grand Prix in separate contests…

Grey London Takes Promo Grand Prix for LifePaint, Which Lights Up Cyclists at Night

Safety and PSA campaigns do well across the board

CANNES, France—Grey London, which has joined the ranks of the elite creative agencies in recent years, won its first Cannes Grand Prix here tonight, topping the Promo & Activations Lions…

Ad of the Day: McDonald's Just Invented Pretty Cool Takeout Packaging for Cyclists

Pedaling through the drive-through

CANNES, France—Advertisers are pretty obsessed with cycling lately, judging by a number of remarkable campaigns that have been entered in the Cannes Lions festival here. (Look for a couple of…

How Jessica Walsh and Gerry Graf Turn Data Into Art in Their Advertising

The benefits of playing, not thinking

CANNES, France—Two well-respected creatives preached the gospel of jumping in, and then letting go, as they described their personal process of making advertising at a Cannes Lions seminar presented by…

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