Topic: Cannes 2013

The Best TV Commercial From Cannes That You Never Saw Before

BBDO's big crowd pleaser for Smart car

If there were a Crowd Pleasing Lions contest at Cannes, this Smart car commercial from BBDO Germany would have run off with it this year. It's all the more delightful…

Grand Prix for Good: Ants March With Leaf Billboards in BBDO's WWF Stunt

Putting tiny activists to work

CANNES, France—One of the biggest cheers at Saturday's award ceremony here at Cannes Lions was reserved for the Grand Prix for Good winner, which amusingly and ingeniously harnessed the power…

See Every Grand Prix Winner From the 2013 Cannes Lions

Dumb Ways to Die, The Beauty Inside and Dove rule the show

CANNES, France—Call them the clumsy blobs that could. The adorable animated characters from McCann Melbourne's "Dumb Ways to Die" train-safety video dominated the 60th Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity here…

12 Conversations About the Past, Present and Future of Advertising

We sit down with industry leaders in Cannes

Each year, the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity makes more room for a cast of characters beyond creatives—and for more commerce. Here, we present snapshots from Adweek’s conversations last week…

Paralympics Ad 'Meet the Superhumans' Powers to Film Craft Grand Prix

Tom Tagholm's gritty triumph

CANNES, France—The athletes are superhuman. And so was the director. Tom Tagholm's brilliant "Meet the Superhumans" commercial for the 2012 Paralympic Games won the Grand Prix in the Film Craft Lions…

Pereira & O'Dell's 'The Beauty Inside' Picks Up 2 More Grand Prix—in Film and Branded Content

Three in all

CANNES, France—This Cannes Lions festival has turned into a thing of beauty for Pereira & O'Dell. The San Francisco agency added two more Grand Prix here tonight, in the Film Lions…

Dove's 'Real Beauty Sketches' Earns Ogilvy Brazil the Titanium Grand Prix

Fourth Grand Prix this week for Ogilvy network

CANNES, France—Dove's wildly successful "Real Beauty Sketches" campaign, the runaway viral advertising success of 2013 so far, won the Titanium Grand Prix at Cannes Lions here tonight, earning Ogilvy &…