|By ACN Newswire||
|June 18, 2014 09:16 PM EDT||
Norway, France, South Africa, France, Sweden, USA, the Netherlands and UK All Win Grands Prix
Cannes, June 19, 2014 - (ACN Newswire) - The International Festival of Creativity, Cannes Lions, has tonight held its third awards ceremony and honoured winners from a further five categories.
The Design jury, led by Ije Nwokorie, Global CEO, Wolff Olins, judged a total of 2624 entries and shortlisted 248. They awarded the Grand Prix to Anti Bergen in Norway for their design of the Bergen International Festival Brand Campaign. 12 gold, 21 silver and 34 bronze trophies were also given.
Launched this year, the Product Design category received 194 entries. Donghoon Chan, Executive Vice President, Samsung Electronics, led the jury who decided to give the inaugural Grand Prix to G-Star RAW Amsterdam / FHV BBDO Amsterdam / Part of a Bigger Plan, The Netherlands, for the VRaw for the Ocean' clothing collection from G-Star RAW. 28 products were shortlisted and the jury went on to award 8 Product Design Lions.
In the Press category 5007 entries were submitted and 472 of these were shortlisted. adam&eveDDB London, UK, were honoured with the Grand Prix for their campaign for Harvey Nichols, 'Christmas Lunch', 'Gravel', 'Wire Wool', 'Sink Plug' and 'Toothbrush'. Remi Babinet, Founder, Creative Director, BETC France was president of the jury who chose to award 17 gold, 27 silver and 50 bronze Lions.
Ogilvy & Mather Johannesburg, South Africa, collected the Grand Prix in the Radio category for their campaign 'Teleconference', 'Kids Party' and 'Enrique Concert', created for Lucozade. The jury, led by Tony Hertz, Proprietor, Creative Director, Tony Hertz: Radio & Brand Sound, reached a shortlist of 146 and went on to award 7 gold, 20 silver and 21 bronze trophies.
The Cyber jury, led by Susan Bonds, CEO, Founder, 42 Entertainment, shortlisted 311 entries from an initial 3660 and awarded 23 Gold, 48 Silver and 71 Bronze Lions. In the Cyber Craft category Iconoclast Paris, France, won the Grand Prix for 'Pharrell Williams - 24 Hours of Happy' which they created for Universal/Iamother. In the Social category, Forsman & Bodenfors Gothenburg, Sweden, were awarded the Grand Prix for 'Live Test Series', created for Volvo Trucks. The third Grand Prix in the Cyber category, awarded in Branded Games, Branded Tech and Integrated Multiplatform Campaign, went to Creative Artists Agency, Los Angeles, USA, for 'The Scarecrow', created for Chipotle Mexican Grill.
The winners of the Young Lions Competition were also presented with their medals on stage at tonight's awards. The team from Germany, Stefanie Golla and Dominique Winkel of Kolle Rebbe, won the Design competition, Yuri Uenishi and Chihiro Yabe from Dentsu Japan won the Print competition and winning the Cyber competition was the team from TBWA\Bucharest Romania, Razvan Ghilencea and Bianca Dumitrascu.
The Festival, now mid-way through, continued today with another packed day of content. A host of big name speakers took to the stage including actor and director, Ralph Fiennes, in conversation with the Guardian's Alan Rusbridger; singer-songwriter Courtney Love, who joined Grey for their 8th annual music seminar; and Jared Leto who joined Benjamin Palmer. The Young Lions delegation are also benefitting from their own stream of content which puts industry greats in front of them. Today's sessions came from Mark Tutssel, Chief Creative Officer Worldwide, Leo Burnett and Ben Silbermann, Co-founder, CEO, Pinterest.
Brazil Day arrives at the Palais des Festivals tomorrow. A crucial part of Cannes Lions' learning programme, the carefully curated day will give delegates from around the world a chance to get right to the heart of Brazil's creative excellence. Sessions will come from the likes of Ezra Geld, President JWT Brazil; Fred Gelli, Partner, Creative Director, Tatil Designing Ideas; Chuck Porter, Chief Strategist, MDC Partners, Chairman, Crispin Porter + Bogusky; and Laura Chiavone, Strategic Planning Vice President, DM9 DDB.
From tomorrow all of the winners can be viewed online at www.canneslions.com.
About Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity
The International Festival of Creativity, also known as Cannes Lions, is the world's leading celebration of creativity in communications. Founded in 1954, the Festival takes place every June in Cannes, France.
As the most prestigious international annual advertising and communications awards, over 35,500 entries from all over the world are showcased and judged at the Festival. Winning companies receive the highly coveted Lion trophy, a global benchmark of creative excellence, for Film, Print, Outdoor, Interactive, Radio, Design, Product Design, Promo & Activation, Film Craft, Mobile, Branded Entertainment and Integrated advertising, as well as the best Media, Direct, PR, Titanium, Creative Effectiveness and Innovation ideas.
The Festival is also the only truly global meeting place for advertisers, advertising and communication professionals. More than 12,000 delegates from 95 countries attend a week-long programme of exhibitions, screenings and talks by worldwide thought leaders. As the networking and learning opportunity of the year, Cannes Lions is the must-attend event for anyone involved in brand communications. For further information, please visit www.canneslions.com.
About Lions Festivals
Lions Festivals is the organiser of Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity and Eurobest as well as co-organisers, with its joint venture partners, of Dubai Lynx International Festival of Creativity, Spikes Asia Festival of Creativity, Festival of Asian Marketing Effectiveness, and the Digital Asia Festival. www.lionsfestivals.com. Lions Festivals is powered by Top Right Group.
Source: Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity
Amanda Benfell, Head of Press & PR, Lions Festivals Tel: +44-20-3033-4000 E-mail: [email protected] www.canneslions.com
Copyright 2014 ACN Newswire. All rights reserved.
There will be new vendors providing applications, middleware, and connected devices to support the thriving IoT ecosystem. This essentially means that electronic device manufacturers will also be in the software business. Many will be new to building embedded software or robust software. This creates an increased importance on software quality, particularly within the Industrial Internet of Things where business-critical applications are becoming dependent on products controlled by software. Qua...
Jul. 27, 2016 06:30 AM EDT Reads: 1,456
When it comes to cloud computing, the ability to turn massive amounts of compute cores on and off on demand sounds attractive to IT staff, who need to manage peaks and valleys in user activity. With cloud bursting, the majority of the data can stay on premises while tapping into compute from public cloud providers, reducing risk and minimizing need to move large files. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Scott Jeschonek, Director of Product Management at Avere Systems, discussed the IT and busin...
Jul. 27, 2016 06:30 AM EDT Reads: 1,811
In addition to all the benefits, IoT is also bringing new kind of customer experience challenges - cars that unlock themselves, thermostats turning houses into saunas and baby video monitors broadcasting over the internet. This list can only increase because while IoT services should be intuitive and simple to use, the delivery ecosystem is a myriad of potential problems as IoT explodes complexity. So finding a performance issue is like finding the proverbial needle in the haystack.
Jul. 27, 2016 04:45 AM EDT Reads: 2,262
Machine Learning helps make complex systems more efficient. By applying advanced Machine Learning techniques such as Cognitive Fingerprinting, wind project operators can utilize these tools to learn from collected data, detect regular patterns, and optimize their own operations. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Stuart Gillen, Director of Business Development at SparkCognition, discussed how research has demonstrated the value of Machine Learning in delivering next generation analytics to imp...
Jul. 27, 2016 04:30 AM EDT Reads: 2,494
"We host and fully manage cloud data services, whether we store, the data, move the data, or run analytics on the data," stated Kamal Shannak, Senior Development Manager, Cloud Data Services, IBM, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 18th Cloud Expo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
Jul. 27, 2016 04:30 AM EDT Reads: 1,302
Large scale deployments present unique planning challenges, system commissioning hurdles between IT and OT and demand careful system hand-off orchestration. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Jeff Smith, Senior Director and a founding member of Incenergy, will discuss some of the key tactics to ensure delivery success based on his experience of the last two years deploying Industrial IoT systems across four continents.
Jul. 27, 2016 04:00 AM EDT Reads: 1,561
With the proliferation of both SQL and NoSQL databases, organizations can now target specific fit-for-purpose database tools for their different application needs regarding scalability, ease of use, ACID support, etc. Platform as a Service offerings make this even easier now, enabling developers to roll out their own database infrastructure in minutes with minimal management overhead. However, this same amount of flexibility also comes with the challenges of picking the right tool, on the right ...
Jul. 27, 2016 03:45 AM EDT Reads: 1,184
With over 720 million Internet users and 40–50% CAGR, the Chinese Cloud Computing market has been booming. When talking about cloud computing, what are the Chinese users of cloud thinking about? What is the most powerful force that can push them to make the buying decision? How to tap into them? In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Yu Hao, CEO and co-founder of SpeedyCloud, answered these questions and discussed the results of SpeedyCloud’s survey.
Jul. 27, 2016 03:30 AM EDT Reads: 962
Organizations planning enterprise data center consolidation and modernization projects are faced with a challenging, costly reality. Requirements to deploy modern, cloud-native applications simultaneously with traditional client/server applications are almost impossible to achieve with hardware-centric enterprise infrastructure. Compute and network infrastructure are fast moving down a software-defined path, but storage has been a laggard. Until now.
Jul. 27, 2016 03:15 AM EDT Reads: 1,765
"This week we're really focusing on scalability, asset preservation and how do you back up to the cloud and in the cloud with object storage, which is really a new way of attacking dealing with your file, your blocked data, where you put it and how you access it," stated Jeff Greenwald, Senior Director of Market Development at HGST, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 18th Cloud Expo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
Jul. 27, 2016 02:45 AM EDT Reads: 1,530
DevOps at Cloud Expo – being held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA – announces that its Call for Papers is open. Born out of proven success in agile development, cloud computing, and process automation, DevOps is a macro trend you cannot afford to miss. From showcase success stories from early adopters and web-scale businesses, DevOps is expanding to organizations of all sizes, including the world's largest enterprises – and delivering real results. Am...
Jul. 27, 2016 02:45 AM EDT Reads: 2,276
The 19th International Cloud Expo has announced that its Call for Papers is open. Cloud Expo, to be held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, brings together Cloud Computing, Big Data, Internet of Things, DevOps, Digital Transformation, Microservices and WebRTC to one location. With cloud computing driving a higher percentage of enterprise IT budgets every year, it becomes increasingly important to plant your flag in this fast-expanding business opportuni...
Jul. 27, 2016 02:15 AM EDT Reads: 2,599
The Internet of Things will challenge the status quo of how IT and development organizations operate. Or will it? Certainly the fog layer of IoT requires special insights about data ontology, security and transactional integrity. But the developmental challenges are the same: People, Process and Platform. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Craig Sproule, CEO of Metavine, demonstrated how to move beyond today's coding paradigm and shared the must-have mindsets for removing complexity from the develo...
Jul. 27, 2016 02:15 AM EDT Reads: 1,453
“We're a global managed hosting provider. Our core customer set is a U.S.-based customer that is looking to go global,” explained Adam Rogers, Managing Director at ANEXIA, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 18th Cloud Expo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
Jul. 27, 2016 02:00 AM EDT Reads: 1,726
Basho Technologies has announced the latest release of Basho Riak TS, version 1.3. Riak TS is an enterprise-grade NoSQL database optimized for Internet of Things (IoT). The open source version enables developers to download the software for free and use it in production as well as make contributions to the code and develop applications around Riak TS. Enhancements to Riak TS make it quick, easy and cost-effective to spin up an instance to test new ideas and build IoT applications. In addition to...
Jul. 27, 2016 12:00 AM EDT Reads: 1,943