CANNES 2018

Here's why they won Cannes Lions: the jurors' reflections

Here's why they won Cannes Lions: the jurors' reflections

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Campaign asked Cannes jurors to explain the reasons behind their choices.

Which brands make your life better?

Which brands make your life better?

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Campaign caught up with media, marketing and creative leaders from Mars and Warner Media to uncover the brands they can't live without - and why

What does UK Cannes awards decline say about the state of British creativity?

What does UK Cannes awards decline say about the state of British creativity?

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Why did UK agencies underperform at this year's festival?

Are scam ads ever awards-worthy?

Are scam ads ever awards-worthy?

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Jury guidelines say scam is a sliding scale...

The most inspiring person I met in Cannes had nothing to do with adland

The most inspiring person I met in Cannes had nothing to do with adland

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This man unites Mexico and the U.S. by hosting a fandango at the border wall which grows stronger every year.

The impotence of being earnest

The impotence of being earnest

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Purpose is great, but sincerity is better.

Wieden & Kennedy Portland named Cannes Lions Agency of the Year

Wieden & Kennedy Portland named Cannes Lions Agency of the Year

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Burger King crowned Creative Brand of the Year.

The ad industry sums up British creativity at Cannes Lions

The ad industry sums up British creativity at Cannes Lions

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Campaign talked to senior advertising and media personalities at our beach party to find out what makes Britain's breed of creativity stand out

Terri & Sandy launch GoFundMe to help Droga5 buy itself back

Terri & Sandy launch GoFundMe to help Droga5 buy itself back

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The cheeky independent hired a plane to fly over Cannes trailing a banner that read "FREE DROGA."

FCB New York and RBK Communications take home Grand Prix at Cannes

FCB New York and RBK Communications take home Grand Prix at Cannes

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Here are the winners for Creative eCommerce and Mobile categories.

Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg on what it must do to earn back trust

Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg on what it must do to earn back trust

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The COO touches on everything from business mistakes made to whether or not the giant should be broken up and personal resilience built in the wake of her husband's passing.

AMV leads UK nominations for Film Lions

AMV leads UK nominations for Film Lions

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FCB Inferno picked up nine nods in other categories

'Evolve or die': Q&A with OMD WW CEO Florian Adamski

'Evolve or die': Q&A with OMD WW CEO Florian Adamski

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Flo gets extremely candid with Campaign in Cannes one year on from a disastrous string of months at the agency

Five-ish questions in Cannes: Richard Ting, R/GA, CXO & CCO US

Five-ish questions in Cannes: Richard Ting, R/GA, CXO & CCO US

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Join Weather Edwards and Campaign US for spicy daily encounters with festival-goers.

Creativity is GREAT at the Cannes Lions

Creativity is GREAT at the Cannes Lions

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The campaign is showcasing the best of the UK ad industry at the Festival of Creativity to support the vital contribution of advertising services exports

Five-ish questions in Cannes: Tiffany Rolfe, CCO R/GA US

Five-ish questions in Cannes: Tiffany Rolfe, CCO R/GA US

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Join Weather Edwards and Campaign US for spicy daily encounters with festival-goers.

Great work makes waves - and Britain makes great work

Great work makes waves - and Britain makes great work

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In a first, the UK government has partnered with the advertising industry to showcase creative capabilities. Meet some of the great British talent taking part in the Creativity Is GREAT campaign at Cannes Lions this summer and find out what creativity means to them...

The new rules of inclusive leadership are simple: Just start

The new rules of inclusive leadership are simple: Just start

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"We all have it within us to train ourselves to be better humans."

Cannes 2019: the big six ponder the future of advertising

Cannes 2019: the big six ponder the future of advertising

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The dependence on creativity remains a constant

Publicis unveils 3 key priorities as it returns to Cannes in a big way

Publicis unveils 3 key priorities as it returns to Cannes in a big way

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The holding company is back with a new plan of attack after boycotting last year.

Your Cannes diary sorted

Your Cannes diary sorted

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Campaign, content, creativity, CMOs, coffee, champagne... we're bringing all of these things to celebrate Cannes properly. Join us for hard-hitting content sessions and a light refreshment...

Jeffrey Katzenberg named Cannes Lion Media Person of the Year

Jeffrey Katzenberg named Cannes Lion Media Person of the Year

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The chairman of Quibi built his career at Paramount Studios and Disney, and founded DreamWorks SKG.

Cannes Lions jury guidelines updated to tackle inequality in ads

Cannes Lions jury guidelines updated to tackle inequality in ads

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Changes are part of collaboration with Unstereotype Alliance.

Nicky Bullard and Trevor Robinson among jury presidents at Cannes Lions 2019

Nicky Bullard and Trevor Robinson among jury presidents at Cannes Lions 2019

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They are among seven UK-based jury chairs at the festival.

Karen Blackett to chair 2019 Media Lions jury

Karen Blackett to chair 2019 Media Lions jury

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Blackett described as 'guardian for 17,000 people and 124 operating brands in the UK' by awards organisers.

MediaLink and Cannes partner to launch CLX at 2019 festival

MediaLink and Cannes partner to launch CLX at 2019 festival

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The two-day invite-only event will showcase the most innovative work in experiential form across the Palais.

Two more Cannes Lions awards announced for 2019 while one scheme closes

Two more Cannes Lions awards announced for 2019 while one scheme closes

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Ascential, the company behind the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, has announced the launch of two new Lions awards and the closure of one other.

Wear your Lions with pride: creativity has come home

Wear your Lions with pride: creativity has come home

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Football might not have come home this summer, but creativity did.

Has the Cannes 2017 hangover been dispatched?

Has the Cannes 2017 hangover been dispatched?

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Having been left with a headache in the wake of last year's announcement of Publicis Groupe's withdrawal, this year's pared-back festival aimed to dispel some of the concerns surrounding its format.

Cannes Lions owner makes MD Jose Papa redundant

Cannes Lions owner makes MD Jose Papa redundant

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Jose Papa, who had the job of running the Cannes Lions ad festival for the past two years, is being made redundant by the festival's owner Ascential.

The ad industry is looking for creativity in the wrong places

The ad industry is looking for creativity in the wrong places

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The lack of young people at Cannes reminds us why the advertising industry needs to make more space for a diverse, next generation of talent.

Building fans: how to tell a great brand story

Building fans: how to tell a great brand story

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Campaign got candid with brand marketers, creatives and media experts to learn how to craft a compelling campaign

Cannes' future is just as unpredictable as future of advertising

Cannes' future is just as unpredictable as future of advertising

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...and that's exactly as it should be, writes Ari Weiss, CCO of DDB North America.

What I learned from taking my toddler to Cannes

What I learned from taking my toddler to Cannes

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It's funny how closely a week at the Cannes International Festival of Creativity with my toddler mirrored exactly what it's like being a mom in general. It was an amazing, exhilarating, difficult, wonderful, draining, stressful, life-changing experience.

Campaign podcast: Grands Prix, birthdays and Sorrell: the Campaign podcast picks over Cannes

Campaign podcast: Grands Prix, birthdays and Sorrell: the Campaign podcast picks over Cannes

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As we detox from Cannes, McCann London's Laurence Thomson and Ross Neil join Campaign's Claire Beale and Gideon Spanier to debate the new-look Festival, what the awards say about the current state of creativity, how Michael Heseltine kicked off Campaign's 50th anniversary celebrations and whether we learnt any more about Martin Sorrell and his plans.

It turns out every piece of communication created in the last 12 months is Direct

It turns out every piece of communication created in the last 12 months is Direct

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Victoria Fox, outgoing chief executive of Lida, reflects from a marathon session judging this year's Direct Lions in Cannes.

The Cannes Innovation category is sharply in focus

The Cannes Innovation category is sharply in focus

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The impingement of management consultancies means that the Innovation Lions is a category to watch, says Perry Nightingale, executive creative technologist at Grey London and a juror at this year's Cannes Lions.

Campaign Diary: Oh what a week that was - a Cannes round up

Campaign Diary: Oh what a week that was - a Cannes round up

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Sir Martin Sorrell offers WPP some "helpful" advice; a trade website makes an embarrassing accusation, and Keith Weed becomes a magic Twitter moment.

From a chicken crisis to Cannes: Lessons from KFC's award-winning campaign

From a chicken crisis to Cannes: Lessons from KFC's award-winning campaign

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How did KFC go from a crisis that threatened its business to winning at Cannes Lions?

Xbox made Cannes Lions history by turning gamers into entrepreneurs

Xbox made Cannes Lions history by turning gamers into entrepreneurs

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Microsoft Xbox and McCann London won the first Cannes Lions Grand Prix in eCommerce. Campaign speaks to the creative directors about their unconventional approach that turned consumers into designers and marketers.

Was the condensed Cannes Lions a success?

Was the condensed Cannes Lions a success?

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Reduced down to five days, and with fewer awards categories, did this year's Cannes Lions see the event regain its crown as the ad industry's preeminent celebration of creativity?

How Trash Isles' creators founded a country of rubbish to tackle a global crisis

How Trash Isles' creators founded a country of rubbish to tackle a global crisis

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Trash Isles, AMV BBDO's campaign for LadBible and Plastic Oceans Foundation, scooped awards at Cannes Lions last week. Campaign speaks to the creative team about how they delivered a serious message with a light-hearted approach.

Cannes Social & Influencer Lions judging was an onerous but rewarding experience

Cannes Social & Influencer Lions judging was an onerous but rewarding experience

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The diversity of work in this inaugural category made judging the winners challenging, says Anthony Svirskis, the chief executive of Tribe.

ABInBev, Apple and P&G are most-awarded brand owners at Cannes Lions 2018

ABInBev, Apple and P&G are most-awarded brand owners at Cannes Lions 2018

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ABInBev, Apple and Procter & Gamble are among the most-awarded brand owners at this year's Cannes Lions festival, after picking up two Grands Prix apiece.

Cannes: A force of hope we must take home with us

Cannes: A force of hope we must take home with us

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Barry Lowenthal wraps up the Cannes madness with his key observations from this year's festival.

Snap, Instagram and Spotify go big for Cannes Lions 2018

Snap, Instagram and Spotify go big for Cannes Lions 2018

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Among the rose and sunburnt faces on the Croisette, the tech brands upped their game creating experiences to fully engage with the marketing set. Campaign rounds up some of the standouts.

Actually, yes we Cannes

Actually, yes we Cannes

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Forget the negative talk about agencies being on the back foot at Cannes Lions 2018. Peter Mears of Havas Group Media left feeling positive, pragmatic and focused on partnership.

Cannes: an improved festival so ice creams all round

Cannes: an improved festival so ice creams all round

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James Murphy's airport dash to pick up a prize in a slightly deserted Cannes shows this year's festival was a slightly odd - if improved - affair.

Cannes Lions 2018: all the UK winners

Cannes Lions 2018: all the UK winners

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Welcome to Campaign's rolling round-up of this year's UK winners at the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity.

Diet Cannes vs full-fat Cannes: what's the future for the festival after 2018's shorter event?

Diet Cannes vs full-fat Cannes: what's the future for the festival after 2018's shorter event?

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How does this year's pared-down festival compare to the bloated editions of previous years? Proximity London's executive creative director on where Cannes goes next.