Topic: Cannes Festival

VIDEO: David Perez, aka 'David on Demand'

For the past four days, David Perez has been a one-man social-media experiment. The Leo Burnett creative recruiter has been allowing online followers to tell him what to do,…

It's not an easy job, but someone has to do it

Andrew Meurer, vp of feminine, adult and senior-care brands at Kimberly-Clark, ruminates on the UbyKotex campaign at Friday's Organic presentation. Photo by Christian Alminana.

Breakfast with Barbara: Friday, June 25

In her latest dispatch from the south of France, our fearless critic stares down zombies and revels in typefaces—evidence of the rise of the handmade in our age of…

Unilever CMO Keith Weed on Martin Sorrell

“How many people have seen a compassionate Martin Sorrell? [pause] There's a hand over there.” —Unilever CMO Keith Weed, before being interviewed by the WPP CEO on Friday.

Shortlists: Film, Film Craft, Titanium & Integrated

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Paul Arden returns from the grave to introduce Saatchi & Saatchi's New Directors' Showcase

By Eleftheria Parpis Thanks to the wonders of technology, Paul Arden, the late Saatchi & Saatchi creative director who first brought the agency's New Directors Showcase to Cannes 20…

VIDEO: Unilever CMO Keith Weed

Anglo-Dutch packaged-goods giant Unilever is being honored as Advertiser of the Year at Cannes this year. Its new CMO, Keith Weed, spoke to Eleftheria Parpis about the the meaning…

J&J's Perkins to holding companies: Go private

By Brian Morrissey The ad-agency business faces many challenges in times of constrained spending and with their role as strategic partners with clients called into question. Many in the industry have…

VIDEO: Euro RSCG's Fernanda Romano

Fernanda Romano is global creative director for digital and experiential advertising at Euro RSCG. She spoke with Brian Morrissey about her disdain for social-media gurus, in what ways social…

Yahoo! builds giant 'brandcastle' on the beach

By Brian Morrissey Yahoo! clearly never followed the advice to "never bring sand to the beach." It brought more than 30 tons of it to the beach here in Cannes.…