Cannes Lions 2013

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Save The Children seeks agency for 'digital transformation'

Save The Children seeks agency for 'digital transformation'

Save the Children is on the hunt for an agency to help the charity adapt to the changing digital landscape.

 
My Media Week: Ian Rees

My Media Week: Ian Rees

This week, Ian Rees, the vice-president EMEA sales at AdMaxim, puts agency growth plans in place ahead of a predicted mobile growth spurt and joins ad land at the IPA Golf Day.

 
Sean Thompson leaves Dare

Sean Thompson leaves Dare

Sean Thompson, the chief creative officer at Dare, is leaving the agency to pursue a career in film-making.

 
Scam ads 'undermine the whole industry', says Publicis Chemistry's David Prideaux

Scam ads 'undermine the whole industry', says Publicis Chemistry's David Prideaux

David Prideaux, the executive creative director of Publicis Chemistry, responds to a suggestion from Bob Greenberg, the R/GA founder, that awards judges should accept "innovative" scam ads.

 
The top 10 opinions and features from the month

The top 10 opinions and features from the month

Take a look at Campaign's top 10 most read opinions and features from July.

 
Campaign's top 20 most read news in July

Campaign's top 20 most read news in July

Take a look at Campaign's top 20 most read news stories in July, which you might have missed.

 
Senior creative duo Boles and Hollens leave RKCR/Y&R

Senior creative duo Boles and Hollens leave RKCR/Y&R

Mike Boles and Jerry Hollens, a creative team that has been at Rainey Kelly Campbell Roalfe/Y&R for more than 15 years, have left the agency following a restructure.

 
Adam & Eve/DDB embarks on creative recruitment spree

Adam & Eve/DDB embarks on creative recruitment spree

Adam & Eve/DDB has bolstered its creative firepower with a burst of hires.

 
Unilever seeks to integrate global digital roster

Unilever seeks to integrate global digital roster

Unilever is understood to be revamping its global digital roster, as part of a strategy to build its integrated agency network.

 
Agencies need to be more creative about creativity

Agencies need to be more creative about creativity

Tim Leake, the former global creative innovation director at technology education company Hyper Island and the SVP of growth and innovation at California-based RPA, argues that agencies need to be "more creative" about creativity.

 
How not to use a celebrity

How not to use a celebrity

Omaid Hiwaizi, the chief strategy officer at Geometry Global, explains his hopes for a future of informed debate at Cannes Lions.

 
W&K London raids Mother for Lion-winning creative team

W&K London raids Mother for Lion-winning creative team

Wieden & Kennedy London has hired Danielle Noël and Thom Whitaker, the Mother duo behind the gold Lion-winning "playin' with my friends" work for Ikea, as a senior creative team.

 
 

Cannes Lions 2013 in-depth

Creativity central to Cannes win for WPP

Creativity central to Cannes win for WPP

John O'Keeffe, WPP's worldwide creative director, talks to Kate Magee about Cannes, creativity and why he must learn to use provocative soundbites.

 
 
Of course media agencies can do content marketing - it's a natural step for us

Of course media agencies can do content marketing - it's a natural step for us

What is the role of today s "media" agencies? One topic that has arisen is whether they have the credibility, capability or creativity to be serious players in the area of "content marketing". I see it as a natural evolution. Our role has always be...

 
 
Advertising, PR and our obsession with definitions

Advertising, PR and our obsession with definitions

Andrew McGuinness has quit advertising and is now running a public relations agency. But, he insists, today's category-defying creative work is beginning to make such labels redundant.

 
 
Should awards accept scam ads?

Should awards accept scam ads?

Has the time come for creative awards organisers across the world to open their doors to the scam ads they find perpetually difficult to stop slipping under the wire? At one time, it would have been unthinkable to even pose the question. Today, some ...

 
 
Jones' exit provides a lesson in culture preservation

Jones' exit provides a lesson in culture preservation

With Gwyn Jones' surprise departure from Bartle Bogle Hegarty - the only employer that he has ever known - industry chat has turned to whether the special covenant that Publicis Groupe promised when it fully bought out the shop still stands.

 
 
Feminism is no longer a dirty word

Feminism is no longer a dirty word

There is still a long way to go before women can achieve real equality. For now, ads such as Always' '#LikeAGirl' must be applauded, Laura Jordan Bambach writes.

 
 
False economy

False economy

Media impact does not equal real-world effectiveness, despite what goes on in Cannes, Craig Mawdsley says.

 
 
Is it easier to be creative at an independent?

Is it easier to be creative at an independent?

Holding groups' obsession with profit is killing creativity. Or so claimed the director Joe Pytka at Cannes this year. 'Advertising is becoming commoditised and that is intrinsically evil - a form of slavery,' he said.

 
 
 

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