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Topic: Cannes

How a Young Fashion Designer Got Cannes Lions Buzzing With This Mysterious Dress

At the frenzied festival, Lilli Jahilo cut through the clutter

CANNES, France—When thousands of marketers descend on Cannes, the resulting chaos of banners, displays and branded freebies can overwhelm the senses. Which might be why one of the most effective…

These 2 Creatives Quit Their Agency Jobs to Start Their Own—With No Office and No Set Location

Twentyfive & Thirty moves from city to city

You've probably heard stories about creatives quitting their jobs to travel the world and look for adventure and creative opportunities in unexpected places. So, Alexandra Rønde Thielke and Rasmus Veggerby's story…

Inside 'The Next Rembrandt': How JWT Got a Computer to Paint Like the Old Master

The project leaders explain their brilliant, troubling masterpiece

CANNES, France—Rembrandt van Rijn finished his last painting in 1669, the year he died. So it was enthralling, and a little unsettling, to step on to a boat at the…

Harvey Nichols and Under Armour Take Top Film Lions at Cannes

adam&eveDDB and Droga5 celebrate Grand Prix wins

CANNES, France—adam&eveDDB's "Shoplifters" spot for Harvey Nichols won the Film Grand Prix at the Cannes Lions festival here tonight, while Droga5's "Rule Yourself: Michael Phelps" for Under Armour took the…

House of Cards, #OptOutside and McWhopper Win Top Integrated Honors at Cannes

Frank Underwood's 'FU2016' campaign from BBH takes Grand Prix

CANNES, France—Frank Underwood is a man who gets what he wants. And today he clearly wanted a Grand Prix at the Cannes Lions. BBH New York's "FU2016" campaign for House of…

Colin Jeffery Explains the Silly and Serious Sides of David&Goliath

Kia's hamsters are still kicking, and D&G is also inspiring bravery with a cool project

  brightcove.createExperiences(); CANNES, France—David&Goliath might be best known as the agency behind the Kia hamsters. But that furry fun is just…

How BETC Finds the Fun in Everything From Evian to a Bottle of Cleaning Spray

Plus, Stéphane Xiberras picks his favorite spot by another agency

  brightcove.createExperiences(); CANNES, France—A bottle of Evian. A bottle of Cillit Bang cleaning spray. One is probably a little easier than…

Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel Showed Up at Cannes to Meet With Advertisers After All

Threw a secret party, underscoring 'quiet' strategy

CANNES, France—Snapchat bought a huge digital ad on the facade of the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès here this week, implemented other out-of-home advertising, but didn't do much else to woo festivalgoers…

The New York Times VR Film 'The Displaced' Wins the Lions Entertainment Grand Prix

Beyoncé's 'Formation' video and Edeka's Christmas ad each win a Music Grand Prix

CANNES, France—The NYT VR project from The New York Times won its second Grand Prix of this Cannes Lions festival here tonight, with the individual virtual reality film "The Displaced,"…

Jingle Punks and the Songwriter Poo Bear Want to Create the Next 'I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing'

Audio branding is picking up steam

  brightcove.createExperiences(); CANNES, France—Jason "Poo Bear" Boyd and Jared Gutstadt, president of Jingle Punks, are creating a new market for forging partnerships…

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