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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…

June 23, 2013, 10:35 PM EDT

Conan O'Brien to Advertisers: You Disgust Me, but I Will Take Your Money Comedian gets honest with Anderson Cooper

CANNES, France—Conan O'Brien wants advertisers' money but also wants creative freedom with the brand integrations on his show, a requirement that benefits both sides, he told Anderson Cooper in a…

June 19, 2013, 7:16 AM EDT

Disney Trusts Annie Leibovitz 'Why do we need the castle in this picture?' she asks

CANNES, France—Artists need to trust themselves, and brands need to trust artists. That, at least, was the message when photographer Annie Leibovitz, mcgarrybowen co-founder and chief creative officer Gordon Bowen, and…

June 18, 2013, 6:37 AM EDT

Ogilvy Brazil Scores Promo Grand Prix for Soccer Team's Organ Donor Campaign Rabid fans' hearts still beat

CANNES, France—Ogilvy & Mather in Brazil, which had an enormous success this spring with its "Real Beauty Sketches" campaign for Dove, picked up a Grand Prix here tonight in the…

June 17, 2013, 3:30 PM EDT

BBDO Brass Talk Creating Fame for Brands Robertson and Lubars on creativity and clients

CANNES, France—Fresh off a panel comparing admen to some of history’s great artists, Andrew Robertson, president and CEO of BBDO Worldwide, and David Lubars, chief creative officer of BBDO North…

June 17, 2013, 12:45 PM EDT

Is the Cannes Lions Festival Suffering From Trophy Overload? New category is 10th in 8 years

Call it category creep. Cannes this year unveils the Innovation Lions, the 10th category the festival has rolled out in the past eight years, compared to just five in the…

June 9, 2013, 11:54 PM EDT

How the World's Most Iconic Brand Was Saved From Itself Coke is the Cannes Advertiser of the Year

David Turner and Dan Wieden, whose agencies have created some of the most memorable creative for Coca-Cola in recent years, actually came close to snubbing the world’s most famous brand. Coca-Cola…

June 9, 2013, 11:19 PM EDT

Cannes Grants Lee Clow 2013 Lion of St. Mark TBWA great joins Hegarty, Wieden

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has named advertising legend Lee Clow the recipient of the 2013 Lion of St. Mark. It's the third year the advertising awards show has…

April 24, 2013, 7:00 AM EDT

Six Cannes Questions 2012: John Boiler The 72andSunny boss recalls Cannes glories past and future

Six Cannes Questions: John Boiler

June 27, 2012, 4:16 PM EDT

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