Brittaney Kiefer
Jun 26, 2018

View all the Grand Prix winners from Cannes Lions 2018

Catch up on all the Grand Prix winners from the 2018 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.

View all the Grand Prix winners from Cannes Lions 2018

BRAND EXPERIENCE & ACTIVATION
Apple "Today at Apple" (in-house)
Apple’s in-store experience programme, which was activated in all 501 stores across the globe, encouraged each local community to develop their creativity with coding masterclasses, photo walks, kids hours and music labs.

CREATIVE DATA
The Times / News UK & Ireland "JFK Unsilenced" by Rothco/Accenture Interactive

This campaign used AI technology to recreate the speech that US president John F. Kennedy delivered in Dallas, Texas the day he was assassinated in 1963. The audio technique has been adopted by some companies to help ALS sufferers rediscover their voice.

CREATIVE ECOMMERCE
Microsoft Xbox "Xbox Design Lab Originals: The Fanchise Model" by McCann London
McCann won the inaugural Creative eCommerce Lions award for its Microsoft Xbox campaign encouraging gamers to design and sell their own customised controllers.


CREATIVE EFFECTIVENESS
ITC Savlon "Savlon healthy hands chalk sticks" by Ogilvy Mumbai

To boost hygiene among children in India, Savlon promoted the idea of using soap while hand-washing with special chalk sticks given out at rural schools. The chalk which accumulated on kids’ hands acted as soap when washed with water.

DESIGN + PR
LadBible and Plastic Oceans Foundation "Trash Isles" by Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO

AMV BBDO claimed the world’s first country made from plastic pollution in the ocean so that other countries would be obliged to clean it up.

DIGITAL CRAFT
Billy Corgan "Aeronaut VR" by Isobar and Viacom New York

The Grand Prix in this category went to a VR music video created for The Aeronaut, a track by Smashing Pumpkins singer Billy Corgan.

DIRECT + SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS + TITANIUM
Palau Legacy Project "Palau pledge" by Host/Havas
This campaign required visitors to Palau to sign a passport pledge to act in an ecologically responsible way on the island.

ENTERTAINMENT
KPN "Evert_45" by N=5
Dutch telecom provider KPN created an immersive campaign that told the fictional story of a boy called Evert who escapes a German labour camp in 1945. It was based on the true stories of World War Two survivors.

ENTERTAINMENT FOR MUSIC
Apple "Welcome home" by TBWA\Media Arts Lab Los Angeles

Directed by Spike Jonze, this ad shows FKA Twigs coming home after a long day and dancing thanks to Apple’s HomePod speakers.

Jay-Z "Smile"
Jay-Z’s music video also won in the category. It tells the personal story of his mother, Gloria Carter, and her struggle with hiding being gay.

FILM
Tide "It’s a Tide ad" by Saatchi & Saatchi New York
"It’s a Tide ad" ran during Super Bowl 2018 and starred Stranger Things actor Jim Hopper as an omniscient narrator hijacking other ads during the game.

Procter & Gamble "The talk" by BBDO New York
In another win for P&G, the company showed parents talking to their children about racial bias.

FILM CRAFT
International Committee of the Red Cross "Hope" by SRA Rushmore

A stirring tale of a father driving his injured daughter to hospital in a war zone, with a devastating conclusion.

GLASS
Bodyform "Blood normal" by Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO
Bodyform’s campaign was the first UK ad to depict actual menstrual blood as opposed to the usual blue liquid that normally stands in for it.

GRAND PRIX FOR GOOD
'Project revoice' by BWM Dentsu (Australia) for The ALS Association

Computerised voice technology has come a long way. However, it relies on having ample recordings of the person from before they started to lose their voice. So this long-term initiative aims to help by setting up a voice bank.

INDUSTRY CRAFT
Kiwi Shoe Care "Ali" by Ogilvy Chicago

This print ad campaign explored the lives of historical figures through the shoes they wore.

INNOVATION
Colombia Ministry of Communications & Technology "My line" by MullenLowe SSP3
This campaign for the government enabled people without traditional phones to call a local number to access Google Assistant and get the information they need read back to them quickly.

MEDIA
Tesco "Food love stories" by MediaCom and Bartle Bogle Hegarty London
Tesco’s campaign shared personal stories centred around food.

MOBILE
Reclame Aqui "Corruption detector" by Grey Brazil 
This app used facial recognition technology to reveal the corruption of Brazil’s politicians.

OUTDOOR
Comedy Central The Daily Show with Trevor Noah’s "Donald J Trump Presidential Twitter Library"
This satirical outdoor stunt exhibited the US president’s prolific and often vulgar Twitter activity.

McDonald’s "McDonald’s Restaurants of Canada Limited" by Cossette
A deconstruction of the famous Golden Arches logo.

PRINT & PUBLISHING
Budweiser "Tagwords" by Africa

The work tracked different musicians who had been pictured with a Budweiser over the years, such as Mick Jagger or John Lydon.

PRODUCT DESIGN
Kingo Energy "Kingo" by Ogilvy Colombia 
Ogilvy created a unique prepaid solar energy kit designed to widen access to clean energy.

RADIO & AUDIO
Carling Black Label "Soccer song for change" by Ogilvy Cape Town
The anti-abuse campaign featured the #NoExcuse choir performing a rendition of Masambe Nono at the Soweto Derby.

SOCIAL & INFLUENCER
Nike "Nothing beats a Londoner" by Wieden & Kennedy London
Nike’s barnstorming film featured 258 real young Londoners as well as cameos from celebrities such as Mo Farah and Skepta.

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