Cannes Lions launches Classic, in partnership with Facebook

Cannes Lions announces the launch of Classic, a curated collection of the very best Lion-winning work, spanning 1954 – 2000. Classic, in partnership with Facebook, is available for free on intelligence platform The Work. A Classic documentary launches alongside the collection, and debuts as part of LIONS Live, the new digital experience from Cannes Lions, on Monday 22 June 2020 at 15:30 BST. The film provides a cinematic moment to step back through the creative history of Lion-winning work and the Festival’s 66 year-long legacy, featuring commentary from revered industry…

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Cannes Lions will present the 2020 Lion of St. Mark to Mary Wells Lawrence

Cannes Lions will present the highly prestigious lifetime achievement award, the Lion of St. Mark, to Mary Wells Lawrence in 2020. Founder of New York advertising agency Wells Rich Greene in 1966, Mary Wells Lawrence was the first woman to found, own and run a major agency, as well as the first female CEO of a company traded on the Big Board of the New York Stock Exchange. Within its first year, Wells Rich Greene had 100 employees and $39 million in billings. By 1976 it had billings of $187…

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A-list talent, business leaders and creative legends unite to produce LIONS Live

Cannes Lions has announced details of the talent forming the agenda for LIONS Live, the new digital experience taking place from 22-26 June. Curated in partnership with some of the world’s most creative people and companies, LIONS Live will offer beautifully produced content and experiences, in a range of compelling digital formats. Available to watch for free, from any screen, anywhere in the world, LIONS Live will be broadcast from a London studio and anchored by BBC journalist and presenter, Tina Daheley. Speaking about LIONS Live, Charlotte Williams, VP of…

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Cannes Lions launches Lions Live

Cannes Lions introduces Lions Live, a digital education, inspiration and networking experience that will run throughout June under the theme ‘Creativity Matters’. Activity will build to a peak during the original dates of the Festival of Creativity, 22-26 June. Lions Live will comprise masterclasses and hangouts with creative industry legends, lectures from experts, talks from speakers confirmed for the Festival, and a selection of the most impactful professional classes and learning modules from the world of creativity, effectiveness and marketing. The platform will also feature Future Gazers – a collection…

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Cannes Lions to be postponed

The Cannes Lions have posted the following on their website: Cannes Lions announces today that the annual Festival of Creativity will not take place in June as previous planned. We are now engaging our contingency plans for the previous published October dates. The decision comes following much deliberation with our partners and customers, as well as, consultation with public health officials, the mayoral office of Cannes and the French Authorities. We acknowledge the challenging circumstances facing us all as a community – we have and continue to be in deep…

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