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!
Watch: Every Grand Prix winner from Cannes Lions 2015
Campaign has rounded up the Grand Prix winners from last week's Cannes International Festival of Creativity
Let's keep Cannes relevant by expanding the creative circle
Framestore's president of integrated advertising says there's plenty of room for technologists
Sorrell on mega-media reviews: 'We can't remember anything like this'
WPP's CEO contemplates the scope of churn among brands
Geometry Dubai hands over Cannes Grand Prix amid controversy
The agency was accused of taking credit for the work of Singapore agency Arcade
Why ad tech deserves its place at Cannes
VivaKi's president of global clients responds to complaints that technology companies will ruin creativity
What happens when the machines awake?
Microsoft engineer discusses implications of technological singularity
Cheil's Wain Choi on Samsung's human connection
The VP and executive global creative director explains its biggest client's move from functional product advertising to "launching people"
Aston Martin appoints WPP to global marketing account
Next year, WPP will develop a "full suite of marketing activities" for Aston Martin and its luxury saloon car brand Lagonda
Using YouTube to counter ISIS
Google is asking brands to help provide a counter-narrative to the terror group's media savvy
Gerry Graf on Cannes, killing rats and Liam Neeson
Barton F Graf 9000's founder sizes up his agency's growth and its competitive position
Cannes 2015: Around the sessions
Wednesday's speakers included Will.i.am vs. Martin Sorrell, David Guetta and Maurice Lévy, Dr. Phil, and Bonin Bough.
Cannes 2015: View from 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
Cannes 2015: 6 consumer trends in the UK you may not know about
Campaign's global editor-in-chief explains the outlook for advertising in the UK
Why brands should buddy up with Snapchat
Tash Whitmey, CEO of Havas Helia, argues it is time for brands to make friends with Snapchat
Cannes 2015: 6 consumer trends in Turkey you may not know about
Campaign Turkey's editor-in-chief discusses the advertising world in the gateway to Asia
Cannes 2015: View from Turkey
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
Cannes 2015: Around the sessions
Wednesday's speakers included Kim Kardashian, Yannick Bolloré, Keith Weed, John Hegarty and Wendy Clark
Cannes 2015 show diary: Making modern marketing magic happen
The winner of Campaign US' "Fearless Thinker" contest urges agencies to support tech talent that supplies the "how" behind the "what"
Steve Jobs' marketing maven on smashing the silicon ceiling
Andy Cunningham shares experiences and frustration from working with the tech icon
Mondelez's Bonin Bough on data, creativity and making new 'unicorns'
CPG giant's media and ecommerce officer shares his advice on how to think like a start-up and avoid the programmatic wind tunnel
Cannes 2015: Facebook's mobile, emerging market push explained
The social network giant believes feature phones are "dream phones" when it comes to reaching emerging market consumers
Cannes 2015: View from the Middle East
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
Cannes 2015: 6 consumer trends in the Middle East you may not know about
A contributing editor to Campaign Middle East surveys the complex advertising landscape of the region
Cannes 2015 show diary: 'Creativity needs you'
The winner of Campaign US' "Fearless Thinker" contest makes new acquaintances and sizes up Lions winners
Cannes 2015: Around the sessions
Speakers at the big advertising show discussed agencies' algorithmic futures, wooing Millennials, Airbnb vs. Coke, traveling ideas, "lightning" on Twitter and more
Cannes 2015: Video roundup
Some of the best interviews from Campaign's coverage of Cannes Lions
WPP, Daily Mail and SnapChat launch Truffle Pig
WPP CEO Martin Sorrell said the digital content agency will start in the US
Tim Berners-Lee: AI will run corporations
Speaking at Cannes, the web's creator predicted a future where artificial intelligence drives business decisions
Lars Ulrich: Metallica turns down 19 out of every 20 approaches from brands
It's pretty straightforward: Is it someone you want to get in bed with or not? Mostly it's not"
Cannes 2015: View from Asia
Campaign Asia-Pacific's executive editor on the role of creativity in Asian advertising
Cannes 2015: 6 consumer trends in Asia you may not know about
While campaigns brought to life through emerging technologies are becoming more prevalent in the region, those that embrace simplicity continue to resonate best
Croisette kings on creativity: Yannick Bolloré
Havas' chairman and CEO talks about his network's partnership with brands
Croisette kings on creativity: John Wren
Omnicom's CEO looks at the ingredient that still thwarts algorithms
Croisette kings on creativity: Jerry Buhlmann
Dentsu Aegis' CEO on "innovating the way brands are built"
Cannes 2015 show diary: Data is the new black
The winner of Campaign US' "Fearless Thinker" contest considers the koan, "Data: as familiar as air and water"
Cannes 2015: Marilyn Manson says he wants to appeal to new fans
When it comes to personal branding, he said, celebrity culture has made it easy to "empty the bucket of mystery"
Croisette kings on creativity: Maurice Lévy
Publicis Groupe's CEO praises the creativity of his pen
Croisette kings on creativity: Michael Roth
Interpublic's chairman and CEO looks beyond the old-school "creative" department
'Brands shouldn't act as a buddy on social media' says Snapchat's Evan Spiegel
Some rules for the road on social media from Silicon Valley
Croisette kings on creativity: Sir Martin Sorrell
WPP's CEO confesses his affection for creative departments
Human resourceful: 180LA slips recruitment ad into Cannes Lion lineup
Agency creates web film to hire a "badass creative director"
Poll: What are we really celebrating at Cannes this week?
What's the big deal about Cannes Lions anyway?
Why Heineken embraces creativity
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
Cannes 2015: View from India
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
Cannes 2015: 6 consumer trends in India you may not know about
Campaign India's managing editor looks at social media activism, local brands, mobile and more
Cannes 2015 show diary: First impressions
The winner of Campaign US' "Fearless Thinker" contest offers his first views of Cannes
Cannes 2015: Day 1 roundup
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."
The Glass Lion vs. gender stereotypes
Is the latest Cannes category just another cash grab, or a sign of social progress?
Cannes Lions: the runners and riders
Leo Burnett's worldwide CCO handicaps the competitors
My Cannes predictions: Strong human insight
J. Walter Thompson's worldwide CCO is rooting for work with the power to move people
My Cannes prediction: Simple ideas that solve big problems
A year for celebrating work at the intersection of storytelling and technology
Learn more about China from digital pioneers Tencent
Partner content: Go to SY Lau's keynote speech at Cannes
My Cannes prediction: The Palais vs. the Gutter Bar
Have fun, but please remember to pick up your delegate pass
At Cannes, let's celebrate the value of creative ideas
If you're spending more time trying to win a Lion than creating work that sells, you're doing it wrong
My Cannes prediction: Awarding bravery
The courage to lead rather than follow is a virtue the industry must reward
Tham Khai Meng's Cannes predictions for Asia-Pacific
Ogilvy's worldwide CCO picks his favorite ads from the region
My Cannes prediction: A union of science and art
Let's stop competing for attention and budget, and start working together to create transcendent campaigns
Cannes Lions' feminist agenda: We need a culture change shaped by marketing
Lions Festivals' brand strategy director says a celebration of creativity should embrace diversity
My Cannes prediction: Predictability
72andSunny partner and ECD says "Like a Girl," "The Other Side" and "Penguin" will continue their awards season sweep right down The Croisette
Watch: Campaign's Cannes Survival Guide
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 ...
Cannes Lions: Why bother?
Saatchi & Saatchi's worldwide CEO says the annual festival is about much more than lunches and celebrities
Social media shaming: Why brands should care
The bloodsport of public shaming has flourished behind smartphone and computer screens, with significant implications for brands
Poll: Which US ads will win big at Cannes this year?
Pick your favorite contender at this month's Cannes Lions
Introducing Campaign US' Cannes contest winner: Fitz Maro
The 360i innovation strategist talks technology and the promise of "remix and collaboration culture" in advertising
Cannes Lions: Same script, different cast
Omnicom's SVP and chief diversity officer and ADCOLOR's founder addresses Campaign US' competitive call for new ideas at Cannes Lions
Cannes contestants: Advice from DDB Worldwide
Chief Creative Office Amir Kassaei offers three new ideas for Cannes Lions -- share yours for a trip to the south of France
Unilever, Cannes Lions track industry-changing startups
The "Foundry 50 at Cannes" is intended to find new companies "innovating to help brands better connect, engage and relate with people"
Adfest 2015: 'Pattaya makes Cannes' Gutter Bar seem like it's for kids'
The 17th installment of the Asia-Pacific awards festival offers breathing room for the region's most creative work
New Cannes Lions award tackles gender bias
The Glass Lion: The Lion for Change will be overseen by Cindy Gallop and backed by Sheryl Sandberg's LeanIn.org
Underperformers on staff? Send them to Cannes
With help from McCann London, Cannes Lions launches a humorous campaign target ad agency stereotypes