Jun 25, 2012

Cannes 2012: Dan Wieden and John Hegarty on making the work better

CANNES – Thirty years ago, on April 1, two maverick agencies, BBH and Wieden+Kennedy, were born on different continents with striking similarities beyond the twin birth dates.

Jun 24, 2012

Asia-Pacific wins 23 Lions across four categories in final Cannes presentation

CANNES – In the final awards show for Cannes, Asia-Pacific successfully brought home two Gold Branded Content & Entertainment Lions, three Gold Film Lions, one Gold Film Craft Lion and one Titanium Lion.

Jun 23, 2012

Cannes 2012: DDB Worldwide CCO Amir Kassaei responds to Sir Martin Sorrell

CANNES - Amir Kassaei, CCO of DDB Worldwide has stepped forward in response to Sir Martin Sorrell's claim that media jury judges at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity were pressured into block voting.

Jun 22, 2012

Direct from Cannes: The wisdom of Michael Patrick King

Leo Burnett's regional chief strategy officer explains why 'Sex and the City' author Michael Patrick King emerged as one of the main attractions of Cannes 2012.

Jun 22, 2012

Direct from Cannes: Overly competitive mindset detracts from Cannes' real purpose

BBDO's South China ECD discusses 'Cannetiquette' and argues that discussion of great work should replace awkward small talk.

Jun 22, 2012

Direct from Cannes: Konrad Spilva lists his takeaways

A first-person report from the 2012 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, filed by Konrad Spilva, managing director of Visual Jazz Isobar, Australia.