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2014-03-21 12:22:54

MCLEAN, Va., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- USA TODAY and Gannett, official U.S. representatives to the 2014 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, today announced the U.S. jurors chosen to represent the American creative community at this year's Festival. The jurors chosen for this prestigious honor will judge more than 35,000 entries from all over the world. Jurors were selected based on a rigorous selection process and each jury contains an even balance of members from around...

2014-02-18 08:28:02

To tweet this release: bit.ly/M70cu2 MONTREAL, Feb. 18, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Bell Media's Astral Out-of-Home division launched today the 5(th) edition of the Carte Blanche for Creatives contest. The contest offers agency creatives the opportunity to create an OOH ad on behalf of a client and submit it to the creative community for comments and votes, as well as to a jury made up of people from the industry. Astral Out-of-Home offers creatives the chance to create a highly...

2014-02-10 16:23:55

McLEAN, Va., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- USA TODAY and Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI), together the official U.S. representative to the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, today announced that ONE, the well known campaign and advocacy organization, will be the featured non-profit for this year's excellence in creative communications competition, the 2014 U.S. Young Lions Competitions. The registered U.S. teams were today presented with a creative brief from ONE...

2014-02-06 12:26:21

AKQA Chairman and WPP Ventures President Becomes Innovation Category's Second President SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The organizers of the 61(st) Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity have announced their selection of Tom Bedecarre to serve as Jury President of the prestigious festival's Innovation Lions awards. The Innovation Lions, now in their second year, honor breakthrough technology and innovation that allows brands, technologies and creative...

2014-02-06 12:24:54

SELECTED PROJECTS TO RECEIVE UP TO $100,000 FROM THE CANNES CHIMERA INITIATIVE FOUNDED BY THE CANNES LIONS AND THE BILL AND MELINDA GATES FOUNDATION NEW YORK, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The selection process of the third Cannes Chimera global communications challenge, set by the Cannes Chimera Initiative, has now concluded with eight different projects from diverse countries around the world chosen to each receive a prize of up to US$100,000. In 2013, 900 ideas from 79 countries were...

2014-01-23 16:25:10

NEW YORK, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elizabeth Elfenbein, Partner, Creative at The CementBloc, has been named to the Health & Wellness jury of the 2014 Lions Health awards, part of the prestigious Cannes Lions awards. The Lions Health awards are the first Cannes Lions to celebrate excellence in healthcare marketing and communications. They will be held June 13-14 at the Palais des Festivals in Cannes, France. According to Lions Health, "The trophies given out as part of the...

2014-01-14 16:23:44

McLEAN, Va., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- USA TODAY and Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI), official U.S. representative to the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, today announced the kickoff of the 2014 U.S. Young Lions competitions. The Cannes Young Lions competitions offer young creative minds from around the world an opportunity to compete against each other and showcase their talent globally. The annual competition allows entrants to compete in four categories -...

2014-01-06 08:24:29

Rob Reilly Joins McCann Worldgroup as Global Creative Chairman NEW YORK, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- McCann Worldgroup today announced that it has hired Rob Reilly as Global Creative Chairman, and promoted Linus Karlsson to Creative Chairman of Commonwealth, the McCann Worldgroup agency dedicated to the global Chevrolet account. Also, Andreas Dahlqvist has been named Chief Creative Officer of Commonwealth and President of the McCann Creative Leadership Council. Karlsson and...

2013-07-26 08:23:29

LONDON, July 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of its success at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity in June, leading global public relations agency Ketchum brought in Andrew Ager as creative director in London to build on its creative effectiveness for clients and expand its global creative community. Ager joins Ketchum from Weber Shandwick, where he has worked as creative director since October 2010 covering the consumer, sports, health, technology,...

2013-07-02 12:27:49

Teams from Sri Lanka, Dominican Republic and Canada Win Top Honors CANNES, France and NEW YORK, July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hiruni Shermila Mendis and Lakshita Wayan Wijesinghe of telecommunications company ETISALAT in Sri Lanka won the Gold Lion for the fourth-annual Young Lions Marketers Competition at the 60th annual Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Sponsored by Ketchum, this year's competition challenged 23 teams of young in-house marketers from around the...