Tragicomic KFC campaign wins Radio Grand Prix for Ogilvy Johannesburg
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Tragicomic KFC campaign wins Radio Grand Prix for Ogilvy Johannesburg

Ogilvy & Mather Johannesburg have won the top prize in the radio category at this year's Cannes Lions for a trio of ads lamenting KFC's decision to take its Double Down burger off the market.

Leo Burnett wins Creative Effectiveness Grand Prix for van Gogh's Airbnb bedroom
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Leo Burnett wins Creative Effectiveness Grand Prix for van Gogh's Airbnb bedroom

A campaign offering art lovers the chance to spend a night in Vincent van Gogh's bedroom has earned Leo Burnett Chicago the Grand Prix at Cannes for Creative Effectiveness.

UK's Analog and W&N Studio grab Cannes Digital Craft Grand Prix for Björk VR experience
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UK's Analog and W&N Studio grab Cannes Digital Craft Grand Prix for Björk VR experience

A VR experience music video that places the audience within the singer Björk's world of Vulnicura has earned VFX agency Analog and W&N Studio the UK's first Grand Prix at this year's Cannes Lions.

Channel 4's 'We're the superhumans' wins two gold Lions for Film Craft
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Channel 4's 'We're the superhumans' wins two gold Lions for Film Craft

Channel 4's "We're the superhumans" campaign for the Paralympics took home two gold Lions for Film Craft at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.

FCB Worldwide CEO Carter Murray responds to Publicis with a counter view
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FCB Worldwide CEO Carter Murray responds to Publicis with a counter view

Pulling out of awards shows and marketing is "jumping off the deep end and forgetting that we live and breathe by the creatives in our industry."

What were people talking about at Cannes this year?
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What were people talking about at Cannes this year?

It's not all rosé and yachts - there is some lively, industry-changing content to get stuck into. Here's what the Campaign Party goers made of it...

Today's Cannes takeaways: has the festival really lost its creative heart?
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Today's Cannes takeaways: has the festival really lost its creative heart?

Campaign's daily round-up of the key things to know from the Cannes International Festival of Creativity.

Take back control of your brand from YouTube
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Take back control of your brand from YouTube

It's time to own your content. Properly own it. Host it, broadcast it, safeguard it and monetise it. And there are ways...

The best ad campaigns for Pride Month 2017
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The best ad campaigns for Pride Month 2017

From big brands to nonprofit partnerships, the LGBTQ community gets its due.

Unilever claims biggest laundry product innovation in a decade as proof of competitive intent
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Unilever claims biggest laundry product innovation in a decade as proof of competitive intent

Unilever is launching a new detergent format, Persil Powergems, that it says marks the first major breakthrough in laundry technology in ten years.

Cannes Lions to launch committee in response to festival criticism
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Cannes Lions to launch committee in response to festival criticism

Cannes Lions is to launch an advisory committee "to help shape the future of the festival" in response to criticism that the festival has got too big and lost its creative heart.

Is data meaningless? What we learned from Lions Innovation this year
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Is data meaningless? What we learned from Lions Innovation this year

MBA's chief executive reports on the new tech and new opportunities that brands and start-ups revealed at Cannes Innovation Lions this week.

Recommendation Engine: Idea Farmer's Jessica Zeller
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Recommendation Engine: Idea Farmer's Jessica Zeller

You can catch this foodie drooling over the latest food trends on Instagram and watching Tasty videos on an endless loop.

FA dropping Ladbrokes is just the beginning
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FA dropping Ladbrokes is just the beginning

How will the FA's decision to drop Ladbrokes impact on the market for betting sponsorship across sport, asks HSE Cake's MD.

Chatbot builders make cheerful algorithms available to the masses
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Chatbot builders make cheerful algorithms available to the masses

Not everyone can code a chatbot. But these days, no one needs to.

Saatchi & Saatchi and Channel 4 carry UK hopes in Titanium Lions shortlist
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Saatchi & Saatchi and Channel 4 carry UK hopes in Titanium Lions shortlist

Saatchi & Saatchi London has been shortlisted for the Titanium category at Cannes Lions for its augmented reality app for Deutsche Telekom and virtual band Gorillaz.

Lights, camera, action: eight content lessons from the world of entertainment
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Lights, camera, action: eight content lessons from the world of entertainment

Leo Burnett London's chief creative officer unveils eight learnings for brands to better serve content to audiences.

M&S and Grey talk transformation, staying relevant and 'forceful' conversations
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M&S and Grey talk transformation, staying relevant and 'forceful' conversations

Marks & Spencer marketing chief Patrick Bousquet-Chavanne and Leo Rayman, the chief executive the retailer's ad agency, Grey London, open up on the new marketing strategy and the chemistry between their teams.

Samsung appoints Wunderman to pan-European CRM and loyalty account
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Samsung appoints Wunderman to pan-European CRM and loyalty account

Samsung Electronics has chosen Wunderman to lead its CRM and loyalty marketing activity across Europe.

Burger King CMO: don't treat agencies like creative vending machines
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Burger King CMO: don't treat agencies like creative vending machines

"Transactional" relationships between clients and agencies can hinder creativity, according to Burger King chief marketing officer Axl Schwan, who said agencies should not be treated as creative "vending machines".

Publicis Groupe: the second-guessing begins at Cannes
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Publicis Groupe: the second-guessing begins at Cannes

Publicis' move to pull out of awards next year is finding some industry support despite creatives' concerns.

Adam & Eve/DDB leads UK entries for Integrated Lions
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Adam & Eve/DDB leads UK entries for Integrated Lions

Adam & Eve/DDB London has been nominated twice for an Integrated Lion for its work on "Buster the boxer" for John Lewis and "Give the rainbow" Skittles.

Pride outdoor campaign will fill London with colourful stories of love and affirmation
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Pride outdoor campaign will fill London with colourful stories of love and affirmation

For the out of home component of this year's Pride in London campaign, "Love happens here", WCRS has created more than 30 posters featuring real people's stories of finding love and acceptance in the capital.

WPP and Omnicom discuss Cannes Lions rethink
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WPP and Omnicom discuss Cannes Lions rethink

WPP chief executive Sir Martin Sorrell and his Omnicom counterpart, John Wren, have talked about how the ad industry should rethink Cannes Lions or even push for its relocation to another city.

Facebook launches anti-extremism initiative in UK
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Facebook launches anti-extremism initiative in UK

Facebook has launched its counterspeech program to tackle online extremism and hate speech in the UK, more than a year after it was launched in other European countries.