Click here to close now.

Welcome!

News Feed Item

Cannes Lions Announces Winners in Cyber, Design, Product Design, Press and Radio Lions Categories



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

Contact:
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.

More Stories By ACN Newswire

Copyright 2008 ACN Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of ACN Newswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of ACN Newswire. ACN Newswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
"We have seen the evolution of WebRTC right from the starting point to what it has become today, that people are using in real applications," noted Dr. Natasha Tamaskar, Vice President and Head of Cloud and Mobile Strategy and Ecosystem at GENBAND, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at WebRTC Summit, held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City.
The 4th International Internet of @ThingsExpo, co-located with the 17th International Cloud Expo - to be held November 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA - announces that its Call for Papers is open. The Internet of Things (IoT) is the biggest idea since the creation of the Worldwide Web more than
The time is ripe for high speed resilient software defined storage solutions with unlimited scalability. ISS has been working with the leading open source projects and developed a commercial high performance solution that is able to grow forever without performance limitations. In his session at Cloud Expo, Alex Gorbachev, President of Intelligent Systems Services Inc., shared foundation principles of Ceph architecture, as well as the design to deliver this storage to traditional SAN storage co...
SYS-CON Events announced today that ProfitBricks, the provider of painless cloud infrastructure, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 17th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. ProfitBricks is the IaaS provider that offers a painless cloud experience for all IT users, with no learning curve. ProfitBricks boasts flexible cloud servers and networking, an integrated Data Center Designer tool for visual control over the...
"We got started as search consultants. On the services side of the business we have help organizations save time and save money when they hit issues that everyone more or less hits when their data grows," noted Otis Gospodnetić, Founder of Sematext, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @DevOpsSummit, held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City.
Enterprises are turning to the hybrid cloud to drive greater scalability and cost-effectiveness. But enterprises should beware as the definition of “policy” varies wildly. Some say it’s the ability to control the resources apps’ use or where the apps run. Others view policy as governing the permissions and delivering security. Policy is all of that and more. In his session at 16th Cloud Expo, Derek Collison, founder and CEO of Apcera, explained what policy is, he showed how policy should be arch...
"CenturyLink brings a full suite of services to the table and that enables us to be an IT service provider," explained Jeff Katzen, Director of the Cloud Practice at CenturyLink, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 16th Cloud Expo, held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City.
17th Cloud Expo, taking place Nov 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. Cloud computing is now being embraced by a majority of enterprises of all sizes. Yesterday's debate about public vs. private has transformed into the reality of hybrid cloud: a recent survey shows that 74% of enterprises have a hybrid cloud strategy. Meanwhile, 94% of enterprises ar...
DevOps is about increasing efficiency, but nothing is more inefficient than building the same application twice. However, this is a routine occurrence with enterprise applications that need both a rich desktop web interface and strong mobile support. With recent technological advances from Isomorphic Software and others, it is now feasible to create a rich desktop and tuned mobile experience with a single codebase, without compromising performance or usability.
"In the IoT space we are helping customers, mostly enterprises and industry verticals where time-to-value is critical, and we help them with the ability to do faster insights and actions using our platform so they can transform their business operations," explained Venkat Eswara, VP of Marketing at Vitria, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City.
One of the hottest areas in cloud right now is DRaaS and related offerings. In his session at 16th Cloud Expo, Dale Levesque, Disaster Recovery Product Manager with Windstream's Cloud and Data Center Marketing team, will discuss the benefits of the cloud model, which far outweigh the traditional approach, and how enterprises need to ensure that their needs are properly being met.
In the midst of the widespread popularity and adoption of cloud computing, it seems like everything is being offered “as a Service” these days: Infrastructure? Check. Platform? You bet. Software? Absolutely. Toaster? It’s only a matter of time. With service providers positioning vastly differing offerings under a generic “cloud” umbrella, it’s all too easy to get confused about what’s actually being offered. In his session at 16th Cloud Expo, Kevin Hazard, Director of Digital Content for SoftL...
Countless business models have spawned from the IaaS industry. Resell Web hosting, blogs, public cloud, and on and on. With the overwhelming amount of tools available to us, it's sometimes easy to overlook that many of them are just new skins of resources we've had for a long time. In his General Session at 16th Cloud Expo, Phil Jackson, Lead Technology Evangelist at SoftLayer, broke down what we've got to work with and discuss the benefits and pitfalls to discover how we can best use them to d...
WebRTC converts the entire network into a ubiquitous communications cloud thereby connecting anytime, anywhere through any point. In his session at WebRTC Summit,, Mark Castleman, EIR at Bell Labs and Head of Future X Labs, will discuss how the transformational nature of communications is achieved through the democratizing force of WebRTC. WebRTC is doing for voice what HTML did for web content.
Discussions about cloud computing are evolving into discussions about enterprise IT in general. As enterprises increasingly migrate toward their own unique clouds, new issues such as the use of containers and microservices emerge to keep things interesting. In this Power Panel at 16th Cloud Expo, moderated by Conference Chair Roger Strukhoff, panelists addressed the state of cloud computing today, and what enterprise IT professionals need to know about how the latest topics and trends affect t...