AKQA announces the winners of Future Lions at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity

AKQA announced the winners of Future Lions, the official student awards at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Future Lions attracted more than 2,290 participants from 386 schools across 55 countries, making it the most successful year to date. The five winning ideas and teams are: Hush for Apple Team: Junggle Kim, Chaeyeong Seo, and Cristina Marquez Barreto School: Miami Ad School Hamburg; Miami Ad School Miami TrashScan for Google and Conversation International Team: Emily Alek and Jingpo Li School: Syracuse University, United States Truth Detector for Facebook Team:…

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Future Lions 2018 breaks previous records

A record-breaking 2,290 participants have entered Future Lions 2018, AKQA’s global undergraduate competition. Students from 386 schools across 55 countries, including for the first time, South Africa, Sri Lanka and Malaysia, have submitted pioneering ideas to connect audiences to a brand in a way not possible three years ago. Future Lions 2018 partners include Snap Inc., and global youth empowerment organisation, MiSK Foundation. Claire Valoti, VP International Sales at Snap Inc. said: “At Snap, we believe ideas have the power to change the world and our platform exists to give…

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Future Lions 2018 Call for Entries

Returning for its 13th year, in collaboration with the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, AKQA Future Lions challenges students to push the boundaries, connecting an audience of their choosing to a product or service from a global brand in a way not possible three years ago. Open to all creative fields, there are no rules as to the format of the final entry, nor the media or technology used. AKQA Creative Director and previous Future Lions winner Nicolai Smith said: “Without limitations, Future Lions encourages students to choose the…

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AKQA celebrates International Women’s Day

To celebrate International Women’s Day, AKQA studios around the world have created moments inviting all employees to play a collective role to press forward together and achieve gender parity. Activities include diversity and inclusion workshops inspired by this year’s Press for Progress theme. Additional initiatives include: At AKQA Sydney, the team is hosting a conversation with influential author Rose Herceg. One of Australia’s most respected social forecasters, Rose’s latest title The Power, outlines 200 ways to be a more powerful person while keeping one’s humanity and decency to get exactly…

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