Grand Prix awards, Film & Press, 2000-2008

What better way to get in the mood for Cannes Lions 2009 than by looking back at some of the winners from earlier in the decade? Below are the Film and Press winners for each year since 2000. (Click the print ads to see larger versions.) Do any of the choices seem particularly brilliant or misguided in retrospect?

Vote for your favorites here.

—Posted by Tim Nudd


2008

FILM: Cadbury, “Gorilla”
Advertiser: Cadbury
Product: Dairy Milk
Entrant Company: Fallon
Country: UNITED KINGDOM

FILM: Microsoft, Halo 3 campaign
Advertiser: Microsoft
Product: XBox 360/’Halo 3′ Video Game
Entrant Company: McCann Worldgroup, San Francisco
Country: USA

PRESS: Energizer campaign
Advertiser: Energizer
Product: Energizer Lithium Batteries
Entrant Company: DDB South Africa, Johannesburg
Country: SOUTH AFRICA


2007

FILM: Dove, “Evolution”
Advertiser: Unilever
Product: Dove Self Esteem Fund
Entrant Company: Ogilvy & Mather
Country: CANADA

PRESS: Ultra Tide campaign
Advertiser: Procter & Gamble
Product: Ultra Tide Stain Remover
Entrant Company: Saatchi & Saatchi, New York
Country: USA


2006

FILM: Guinness, “Noitulove”
Advertiser: Guinness
Product: Guinness
Entrant Company: Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO
Country: UNITED KINGDOM

PRESS: Lego, “Periscope”
Advertiser: Lego
Product: Lego Construction Blocks
Entrant Company: FCB Johannesburg
Country: SOUTH AFRICA


2005

FILM: Honda, “Grrr”
Advertiser: Honda
Product: Honda Diesel
Entrant Company: Wieden + Kennedy
Country: UNITED KINGDOM

PRESS: EMI campaign
Advertiser: EMI
Product: Music Piracy Awareness
Entrant Company: TBWA
Country: FRANCE


2004

FILM: Sony PlayStation, “Mountain”
Advertiser: Sony Computer Entertainment
Product: PlayStation 2
Entrant Company: TBWA
Country: UNITED KINGDOM

PRESS: Volkswagen Polo, “Cops”
Advertiser: Volkswagen
Product: VW Polo
Entrant Company: DDB
Country: UNITED KINGDOM


2003

FILM: IKEA, “Lamp”
Advertiser: IKEA
Product: Home Furnishings
Entrant Company: Crispin Porter + Bogusky
Country: USA

PRESS: Sony PlayStation, “Rebirth”
Advertiser: Sony
Product: Playstation Console
Entrant Company: TBWA
Country: FRANCE


2002

FILM: Nike, “Tag”
Advertiser: Nike
Product: Sportswear
Entrant Company: Wieden + Kennedy
Country: USA

PRESS: Club 18-30 campaign
Advertiser: Club 18-30
Product: Club 18-30 Package Holidays
Entrant Company: Saatchi & Saatchi
Country: UNITED KINGDOM


2001

FILM: Fox campaign
Advertiser: Fox
Product: Sports Tv Channel
Entrant Company: Cliff Freeman And Partners
Country: USA

PRESS: Diesel campaign
Advertiser: Diesel
Product: Diesel Clothing
Entrant Company: Paradiset DDB
Country: SWEDEN


2000

FILM: Budweiser “Whassup” campaign
Advertiser: Anheuser Busch
Product: Budweiser
Entrant Company: DDB, Chicago
Country: USA

PRESS: Stella Artois campaign
Advertiser: Whitbread Beer Company
Product: Stella Artois
Entrant Company: Lowe Lintas
Country: UNITED KINGDOM