Category Archives: Cannes

08 Dec

Photo Gallery: Celebrating Canadian creativity at Lions Night Canada 2016

By Globe Media Group

On November 24, The Globe and Mail hosted an intimate gathering at the TIFF Lightbox to celebrate the achievements of the Canadian Cannes Lions winners from the 2016 festival, and to kick off a new year of Canadian creativity. The reception event welcomed special guest, Rob Dembitz, Global Head of Innovation at Cannes Lions, who presented the keynote, Creativity Matters, a round up of the best insights, trends, and ideas from the 2016 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.

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19 Apr

The 2016 Canadian Young Lions and Young Marketers finalists shortlist

By Globe Media Group

The Globe and Mail has unveiled the shortlist of 2016 Canadian Young Lions and Young Marketers finalists. Winners will be announced at the CMDC Conference taking place on April 26, 2016. Each Gold winning team will travel to Cannes, France to represent Canada in the global Young Lions and Young Marketers Competitions taking place June 18 to 25, 2016. The Canadian qualifying competitions took place March 5-7. Congratulations to the finalists!

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19 Oct

The Globe and Mail celebrates the Best of Cannes 2015 with inaugural thought-leadership event

By Globe Media Group

Best of Cannes 2015

On October 13, 2015, The Globe and Mail hosted its inaugural Best of Cannes event, celebrating Canadian creativity in marketing. The invite-only, thought-leadership presentation and awards ceremony welcomed over 75 agency presidents, senior marketers and notable leaders in the marketing and advertising space. Held at the Ada Slaight Hall in Daniels Spectrum, the lively event brought together the community that surrounds the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity for an afternoon of panel discussions and presentations themed around the topic of ‘Canada on the World Stage’.

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26 Jun

Inspiration in Cannes

By Cassandra Spezza

There are lots of brilliant people here to inspire me Al Gore, Pharrell Williams, Jamie Oliver, Sir John Hegarty, David Guetta, Maurice Levy, Ceilia Gibb and Megan Metzak, to name a few. Perhaps these last two names are not too familiar.

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25 Jun

Young Media in Cannesada

By Megan Metzak

Before the festival begins Le Croisette is bustling with beaches being transformed into all things amazing, courtesy of Google, Facebook and Microsoft (to name a few). Booths are being completed and the boardwalk changes into what we would argue to be the most amazing place to meet people, network and soak in the experience the words really can’t describe.

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22 Jun

Data meets Creativity in Cannes

By Ben Prout

As someone working in a digitally-focused firm, I was really excited to see how data and creativity would intersect at the 2015 Cannes Lions. More specifically, how something as complicated as data can be simplified by anyone to produce amazing creative results.

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22 Jun

Is it an ad or is it content?

By Michael Joffee

Branded Content is the most grueling category. It’s 6 full days of judging and I’m on day 2. It’s also the most exciting category (with respect to my fellow jurors). Despite the fact that while other juries break I’ll be in this room until all hours of the night until the final day of the festival I wouldn’t trade it for a thing.

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22 Jun

Cannes so far

By Monique Gamache

A few words from our judging chair Andy Payne started our day. “Design” he said, is at the centre of the universe. I couldn’t agree more. From there, he gave us his philosophy on judging good work. I.C.E. Idea. Craft. Experience. Above all, will it change the world? — this came in handy. It’s simple and effective.

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