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Topic: McCann

The Barbarian Group Adds Finance and Account Chiefs

New positions for the digital shop

The Barbarian Group in New York has added a chief financial officer and a head of account management, two new positions for the digital shop. Alex White is the CFO while…

McCann New York Gets a Digital Chief

Daniel Bennett comes from AnalogFolk

Daniel Bennett, the managing director of AnalogFolk in New York, is joining the N.Y. office of McCann Erickson as chief digital officer. While the title is new at the Interpublic Group…

McCann Lima Is All Smiles After Winning Media Grand Prix for Coke's 'Happy ID'

Cramer-Krasselt gets gold for 'Luna Corona'

CANNES, France—Coca-Cola added to its impressive legacy of hauling in Cannes Lions by snagging the Media Grand Prix here tonight for a Peruvian campaign from McCann Lima centered on getting…

McCann Melbourne's 'Guilt Trips' Train Campaign Wins Creative Effectiveness Grand Prix

Victory on other side of the tracks

CANNES, France—McCann Melbourne, which won a record five Grand Prix last year for "Dumb Ways to Die," won the 2014 Creative Effectiveness Grand Prix here on Monday for a different…

Ad of the Day: How an Ad Agency Made Up a Word to Sell Thousands of Them

Are you phubbing me?

Phubbing. It's not a dirty word—or at least, no more so than any other word created by advertising. To illustrate the importance of having a current dictionary, McCann Melbourne (the agency…

The World's Best Commercials, 2012-13

See the top 21 winners in Film and Film Craft from Cannes

It was a long haul of judging for Sir John Hegarty, Joe Pytka and their jury teams at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity last week. Hegarty's Film Lions jury…

'Dumb Ways to Die' Ends With Record 5 Grand Prix, Adding Film and Integrated

McCann Melbourne's runaway train

CANNES, France—In the end, the dumbness was record breaking. Visitors to the Cannes Lions festival here speculated all week about just how many Grand Prix the "Dumb Ways to Die" train-safety…

'Dumb Ways to Die' Train Keeps Rolling, as It Wins Grand Prix in Radio

Its third of the festival

CANNES, France—It's officially a runaway train. McCann Melbourne's "Dumb Ways to Die" train safety campaign for Metro Trains Melbourne picked up its third Grand Prix of the week at Cannes Lions…

'Dumb Ways to Die' Kills With 2 Grand Prix—in Direct and PR

Oreo's blackout tweet also wins a Lion

CANNES, France—Dying never felt so good. McCann Melbourne's super-viral "Dumb Ways to Die" train-safety video for the Melbourne Metro stormed the Cannes Lions festival on the first day of awards here,…

A cartoon character is eaten by piranhas in a screengrab from a PSA.

McCann in Melbourne Wins at One Show

Train-safety PSA 'Dumb Ways To Die' takes 'Best of Show'

McCann in Melbourne took the top honors at the 2013 One Show with its charmingly macabre  "Dumb Ways to Die," an animated public-safety announcement (watch it below) for client Melbourne Metro. The…

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