CANNES — The Cannes International Festival of Creativity offers an opportunity to talk with top thinkers in the industry. Campaign's worldwide staff of editors and reporters interviewed content creators, executives and influencers at this week's event.
Miles Young: "The selling side of Cannes takes away from its purpose"
Ogilvy & Mather's CEO says the point of Cannes is to celebrate creativity, "not the pipes that it flows through." The advertising chairman also discusses what clients get out of Cannes and how the majority of web content is not looked at.
Arthur Sedoun: "We have lost focus on what is creative excellence"
The CEO of Publicis discusses the changing advertising landscape and urges a renewed focus on creativity.
Bob Greenberg: "The industry has to move a lot faster"
RGA's founder, chairman and CEO says the industry needs to move faster and do production with contextually relevant social media.
Tham Kai Meng on creativity at Cannes
Ogilvy & Mather's worldwide chief creative officer says we need more "creative sparks" in the ad industry.
Chuck Porter: How Cannes has changed
Co-founder and chairman of Crispin Porter + Bogusky's notes change in Cannes: less booze and more business.
Terry Savage on the growth of Cannes Lions
Campaign US interviews the chairman of Cannes Lions, who discusses this year's trends for the festival of creativity.
Chuck Brymer: "We're still in hunt for great ideas"
CEO of DDB International talks with Campaign Global Editor-in-Chief Claire Beale on returning to Cannes and the hunt for ideas and technology changes.
Campaign US interviews Dan Khabie and Matt Eastwood
Campaign US' editor-in-chief Doug Quenqua interviews the CEO of Mirum and the Global CCO of J. Walter Thompson who talk about expectations at Cannes and ad tech.