Cannes Lions has announced the winners in this year’s Young Lions global competition.
Open to industry professionals under the age of 30, Young Lions challenges teams with 24 hours (72 in the Film category) to respond to a brief in print, digital, film, media and marketing categories. Each team produced work based on a brief from global forum One Young World, to produce a campaign that communicates the importance of funding and supporting young leaders.
The Globe is thrilled to announce that two Canadian teams have won bronze for their work:
The team of Anton Mwewa, Senior Art Director at John St., and Kay Benedek, Associate Creative Director at Cossette won bronze for their project.
Young Marketers competition,
The team of Galen Howe, Senior Manager of North American Channel Strategy, and Kristina Komhyr, Customer Marketing Manager, both at Coca-Cola won bronze for their concept.
In addition two other Canadian teams have been recognized by making the shortlists in their categories:
Film Competition shortlist:
Charles Boutin, Content Creator – SEPAQ and Alexis Thériault-Laliberté, Creative Director – Kabane Brand Agency
Digital Competition shortlist
Leo Janusauskas, Art Director – Studio Sophomore and Ellen Porteous, Copywriter – Abacus Agency
As Canada’s official representative for the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, we congratulate all of our Canadian Young Lions who competed, promoting Canadian talent and expertise on this world stage.