Cannes Lions is to reduce the size of its jury panels for the International Festival of Creativity next year by 92 members across the board. The 24% reduction has been made to ensure “the highest standard of meaningful debate can take place”, the festival’s organisers said. Last year there were 387 members on juries from 40 […]
Egypt won its first ever titanium Lion on the final night of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. JWT Entertainment in Cairo picked up the award for ‘Abla Fahita’, a female puppet turned pop star and chat show host. Described as an “entertainment brand that has created an entirely new business model in advertising”, […]
Geometry Global Dubai’s grand prix in product design has been handed to its client following an online outcry. Geometry had won the region’s first ever grand prix at Cannes on Wednesday evening thanks to its work for the Lucky Iron Fish project, which is dedicated to leading the fight against iron deficiency in Cambodia and […]
It’s been a flat start to the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity for regional agencies, with only a handful of silver and bronze Lions picked up during the first awards ceremony of the festival. At the Palais des Festivals this evening, awards were handed out in the direct, mobile, press and promo & activation categories. […]
Two jurors will represent UAE at this year’s festival.
Will represent UAE on the juries at this year’s festival.
First Chinese to be honoured with title joins past awardees Richard Plepler, Salar Kamangar, Jack Dorsey, Eric Schmidt and Mark Zuckerberg.
The cut-off for submitting entries is noon (UAE) on 21 January.
Come June and he’s forever running around the Palais during the Cannes Festival. During the rest of the year, he’s visiting markets across the world, and the ad frat in each. On one such trip to Dubai, Terry Savage, chairman, Lions Festivals, tells Campaign Middle East why there could be room for Lions Festivals to expand […]
The International Advertising Association (IAA) UAE Chapter hosted a networking evening for its members on 25 November in Dubai. The highlight was a presentation by Terry Savage, chairman, Lions Festivals, on the theme ‘Creativity Matters’. Pictures by Ajith Kumar.