Cannes Lions 2013

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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.

 
Real-time advertising: is it all about now?

Real-time advertising: is it all about now?

Laurence Green, a co-founder of 101, explains why he is weary of the "real-time" juggernaut.

 
Eurostar in talks with shops for ad account

Eurostar in talks with shops for ad account

Eurostar is speaking with agencies about potentially expanding its European advertising roster beyond Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO.

 
My Media Week: Sarah Skinner

My Media Week: Sarah Skinner

This week Sarah Skinner, managing director of global executive search firm Grace Blue, provides a rare glimpse into life as one of the industry's top talent scouts.

 
Watch: the worst things that have happened to me at Cannes

Watch: the worst things that have happened to me at Cannes

Maurice Lévy, the chief executive of Publicis Groupe, Michael Roth, the chief executive of Interpublic, and Rémi Babinet, the chairman of BETC, tell Campaign about their worst Cannes experiences.

 
My Media Week: Russell Samuel

My Media Week: Russell Samuel

This week, Russell Samuel, vice-president, creative planning and services, VIMN advertising & brand solutions, coordinates partnerships, press conferences and Nicole and Enrique's sound check at Isle of MTV Malta.

 
Lexus launches new spot in Cannes Lion-winning campaign

Lexus launches new spot in Cannes Lion-winning campaign

Lexus is releasing the third in its series of special effects-laden ads as part of its 'Amazing In Motion' campaign.

 
Facebook tests Cannes-winning call back format

Facebook tests Cannes-winning call back format

Facebook is testing an advertising format in India that allows people to place a "missed call" to an advertiser to receive services such as music or cricket scores along with a brand message in a return call.

 
Martin Sorrell spells out content's threat to agencies at Cannes

Martin Sorrell spells out content's threat to agencies at Cannes

The digital revolution and rise of content means "agencies that were famous for 30-second ads or big-budget commercials are anachronisms", according Sir Martin Sorrell, WPP's chief executive.

 
 

Cannes Lions 2013 in-depth

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.

 
 
Global viewpoint from New Zealand

Global viewpoint from New Zealand

It is early winter in New Zealand. The door is open as I sit in shorts, gazing out on to a flat sea disturbed only by the occasional diving gannet.

 
 
Diary: Yellow fever strikes

Diary: Yellow fever strikes

In case you missed it, the Tour de France has just passed through England, giving agencies a tenuous excuse to, erm, flex their creative muscles. Soul dyed the coats of 150 sheep yellow for Yorkshire Building Society a stunt worthy of a Cannes Gran...

 
 
Me and my Grands Prix

Me and my Grands Prix

Winners of the big prize at Cannes talk about the campaigns that wowed the Lions juries last month.

 
 
Are Effectiveness Lions worth winning?

Are Effectiveness Lions worth winning?

Three years after Cannes added Creative Effectiveness to an ever-lengthening list of categories, a fundamental question about it persists. Just how credible is a Creative Effectiveness Lion when the entry criteria are so narrow and, critics claim, wh...

 
 
Microsoft places greater emphasis on advertising

Microsoft places greater emphasis on advertising

The tech giant sees advertising as a key focus, but can it match the revenue generated by licensing, Maisie McCabe asks.

 
 
 

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