Welcome to Campaign US live coverage of CannesMon dieu! It's June already, and that means it's time once again for the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity. Campaign US will be there, along with our colleagues from the UK, India and Southeast Asia. Whether you're schmoozing at The Carlton, gawking at the Palais, stumbling at the Gutter Bar or stuck in your cubicle, you can follow all the action — and reaction — right here. Amusez-vous!
Campaign has rounded up the Grand Prix winners from last week's Cannes International Festival of Creativity
Framestore's president of integrated advertising says there's plenty of room for technologists
WPP's CEO contemplates the scope of churn among brands
The agency was accused of taking credit for the work of Singapore agency Arcade
VivaKi's president of global clients responds to complaints that technology companies will ruin creativity
Microsoft engineer discusses implications of technological singularity
The VP and executive global creative director explains its biggest client's move from functional product advertising to "launching people"
Next year, WPP will develop a "full suite of marketing activities" for Aston Martin and its luxury saloon car brand Lagonda
Google is asking brands to help provide a counter-narrative to the terror group's media savvy
Barton F Graf 9000's founder sizes up his agency's growth and its competitive position
Wednesday's speakers included Will.i.am vs. Martin Sorrell, David Guetta and Maurice Lévy, Dr. Phil, and Bonin Bough.
Campaign's global editor-in-chief explains the outlook for advertising in the UK
After slowly finding its feet following economic upheaval and digital migration, the UK industry is on track to reclaim its place at the center of the world's advertising stage
Tash Whitmey, CEO of Havas Helia, argues it is time for brands to make friends with Snapchat
Campaign Turkey's editor-in-chief discusses the advertising world in the gateway to Asia
By focusing on creative effectiveness -- and with a little help from 2Pac -- agencies have responded positively to tepid advertising spend over the past 12 months
Wednesday's speakers included Kim Kardashian, Yannick Bolloré, Keith Weed, John Hegarty and Wendy Clark
The winner of Campaign US' "Fearless Thinker" contest urges agencies to support tech talent that supplies the "how" behind the "what"
Andy Cunningham shares experiences and frustration from working with the tech icon
CPG giant's media and ecommerce officer shares his advice on how to think like a start-up and avoid the programmatic wind tunnel
The social network giant believes feature phones are "dream phones" when it comes to reaching emerging market consumers
In a region destabilized by political turmoil, but where friction and tension can be inspirational, the advertising community is continuing to make people take notice
A contributing editor to Campaign Middle East surveys the complex advertising landscape of the region
The winner of Campaign US' "Fearless Thinker" contest makes new acquaintances and sizes up Lions winners
Speakers at the big advertising show discussed agencies' algorithmic futures, wooing Millennials, Airbnb vs. Coke, traveling ideas, "lightning" on Twitter and more
Some of the best interviews from Campaign's coverage of Cannes Lions
WPP CEO Martin Sorrell said the digital content agency will start in the US
Speaking at Cannes, the web's creator predicted a future where artificial intelligence drives business decisions
It's pretty straightforward: Is it someone you want to get in bed with or not? Mostly it's not"
While campaigns brought to life through emerging technologies are becoming more prevalent in the region, those that embrace simplicity continue to resonate best
Campaign Asia-Pacific's executive editor on the role of creativity in Asian advertising
Havas' chairman and CEO talks about his network's partnership with brands
Omnicom's CEO looks at the ingredient that still thwarts algorithms
Dentsu Aegis' CEO on "innovating the way brands are built"
The winner of Campaign US' "Fearless Thinker" contest considers the koan, "Data: as familiar as air and water"
When it comes to personal branding, he said, celebrity culture has made it easy to "empty the bucket of mystery"
Publicis Groupe's CEO praises the creativity of his pen
Interpublic's chairman and CEO looks beyond the old-school "creative" department
Some rules for the road on social media from Silicon Valley
WPP's CEO confesses his affection for creative departments
Agency creates web film to hire a "badass creative director"
What's the big deal about Cannes Lions anyway?
The brewer has been named Creative Marketer of the Year at Cannes for a second time. Kate Magee examines the creative methodology behind its success and some of the ads this approach has spawned
Campaign India's managing editor looks at social media activism, local brands, mobile and more
Not all the campaigns making a splash in India will trouble the international awards juries, but they are at least indicative of a wind of change blowing through the nation
The winner of Campaign US' "Fearless Thinker" contest offers his first views of Cannes
From the Campaign family: The Chinese future of social media; Kim Kardashian's brand assets; transparency, privacy and Tinder; and brand lessons from "The Walking Dead."
Is the latest Cannes category just another cash grab, or a sign of social progress?
Leo Burnett's worldwide CCO handicaps the competitors
J. Walter Thompson's worldwide CCO is rooting for work with the power to move people
A year for celebrating work at the intersection of storytelling and technology
Partner content: Go to SY Lau's keynote speech at Cannes
Have fun, but please remember to pick up your delegate pass
If you're spending more time trying to win a Lion than creating work that sells, you're doing it wrong
The courage to lead rather than follow is a virtue the industry must reward
Ogilvy's worldwide CCO picks his favorite ads from the region
Let's stop competing for attention and budget, and start working together to create transcendent campaigns
Lions Festivals' brand strategy director says a celebration of creativity should embrace diversity
72andSunny partner and ECD says "Like a Girl," "The Other Side" and "Penguin" will continue their awards season sweep right down The Croisette
All the advice you need before you hit the Cannes Lions: Don't book meetings before 11am, and avoid the Gutter Bar at all costs ...
Saatchi & Saatchi's worldwide CEO says the annual festival is about much more than lunches and celebrities
The bloodsport of public shaming has flourished behind smartphone and computer screens, with significant implications for brands
Pick your favorite contender at this month's Cannes Lions
The 360i innovation strategist talks technology and the promise of "remix and collaboration culture" in advertising
Omnicom's SVP and chief diversity officer and ADCOLOR's founder addresses Campaign US' competitive call for new ideas at Cannes Lions
Chief Creative Office Amir Kassaei offers three new ideas for Cannes Lions -- share yours for a trip to the south of France
Campaign US issues a brief for your creative ideas ... and a trip to Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity
The "Foundry 50 at Cannes" is intended to find new companies "innovating to help brands better connect, engage and relate with people"
The 17th installment of the Asia-Pacific awards festival offers breathing room for the region's most creative work
The Glass Lion: The Lion for Change will be overseen by Cindy Gallop and backed by Sheryl Sandberg's LeanIn.org
With help from McCann London, Cannes Lions launches a humorous campaign target ad agency stereotypes
Atifa Silk, brand director of Campaign Asia-Pacific, interviews Duncan Painter, CEO of Top Right Group, at Cannes Lions 2015. Painter talks about how Cannes Lions owner Top Right Group works with the Cannes Lions management team to keep the festival’s momentum going, and directly addresses rumours of whether the festival is for sale.Read more...
Arthur Sadoun, CEO Publicis Worldwide discusses the talking points of Cannes 2015.Read more...
Atifa Silk, brand director, Campaign Asia interviews Duncan Painter, CEO, Top Right Group at Cannes Lions 2015.Read more...