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Topic: Award Shows

McCann Romania Wins 2 Grand Prix, in Promo and Direct

Agency riled the country by Americanizing a local candy bar

McCann Erickson's Bucharest office has won the first two Grand Prix of the 2011 Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity—in the Promo & Activation and Direct contests—for a sneaky campaign in…

Shortlists Unveiled in Press, Outdoor, Media, and 4 Other Categories

Click through to browse the shortlists in the following categories: Direct Lions Promo & Activation Lions PR Lions Outdoor Lions Media Lions Radio Lions Press Lions

Michael J. Fox Ad Leads Crass Winners at Chip Shop Awards

(Note: The ad above was not approved by Canon.) The Chip Shop Awards are advertising's free-for-all award show. The work doesn't need to have run—in fact, the agencies don't even…

Y&R's ad awards now selling at flea markets

The ad industry's seemingly irrational obsession with creative awards has a rational basis: It can mean big bucks for the lucky winners. Now, it turns out some spare change can…

Painting of the Sistine Chapel: a case study

Mock case studies are big right now. Following up on last week's awesome Chelsea Bedano birthday-party video from John St. in Toronto, here's the new call-for-entries clip for the 2011…

Andys chooses 'Montage Me' call for entries

Kudos to the Andy Awards for at least trying to modernize the fusty ad-awards business. Rather than simply add new categories, the Andys organizers clearly want to recognize big changes…

Working in advertising: It's a love/hate thing

Working in advertising—you either love it or you hate it. In that sense, it's a lot like Marmite. This video by Leo Burnett Toronto opened the 2010 ADCC Awards on…

Watch the top 18 Film winners from Cannes

We've put the Grand Prix winner and all 17 gold Lion winners from this year's Film Lions competition on one page. Watch all of the ads here.

Burnett nabs Grand Effie for Detroit schools

Leo Burnett in Detroit won the Grand Effie at last night's Effie Awards for its "I'm in" campaign for that city's school system. In March 2009, the Detroit Public…

Newspaper spoofs award-show entry videos

Advertising is about to enter silly season, when award shows begin christening breakthrough campaigns that really, really are the Future of Advertising. That means overwrought award-show entry films showcasing…

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