Category: J. Walter Thompson Cannes 2016

Spotlight On “The Last Mask”

Sadly, the highest number of acid attacks on women occurs in Colombia. It’s a harsh reality that many considered an “invisible” issue until March, 2014. That month, Colombian citizen Natalia Ponce de León became the victim of an acid attack, and news coverage showing video of the attack pushed the issue to the forefront of Colombia’s public discourse. ...READ MORE

Worldwide CCO Matt Eastwood Talks Cannes 2016 Success

J. Walter Thompson Company took home a record-breaking 80 Lions this year at Cannes. One of the driving forces in shaping the agency's global creative brand is Worldwide CCO Matt Eastwood, who is celebrating his two-year anniversary at J. Walter Thompson this month.We caught up with Eastwood about his post-Cannes reflections, goals and impressions. Although it takes two flints to make a fire, it helps to have strong leaders like Eastwood at the helm. ...READ MORE

Spotlight On “The Next Rembrandt”

J. Walter Thompson Amsterdam was awarded 16 Lions at Cannes this year, including 2 Grand Prix for "The Next Rembrandt." Applauded for its creative use of data, "The Next Rembrandt" was the talk of the town at Cannes. ...READ MORE

Spotlight On “The Second Scoreboard”

J. Walter Thompson Costa Rica's "The Second Scoreboard" was awarded with one Gold Lions in Creative Data and two gold Lions in Media in addition to Bronze Lions in both PR and Creative Data at Cannes. ...READ MORE

Cannes Diary Pt. 5 – Simon Hayes & Giles Clayton

Simon Hayes (Art Director) and Giles Clayton (Copywriter) from J. Walter Thompson Sydney, earned themselves a spot in the Print category of the Cannes Young Lions competition. Their campaign for The White Ribbon Foundation raises awareness about domestic violence and calls attention to the fact that one Australian woman is killed every week by a previous or current partner. ...READ MORE

J. Walter Thompson Company Has Landmark Award Performance at Cannes Lions 2016

On the final day of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, J. Walter Thompson Company announced that it had earned a total of 80 Lions, a historic award performance for the network. ...READ MORE

Cannes 2016: Celebrating Gender Diversity

The Glass Lions category was introduced last year at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity to celebrate work that addresses and seeks to have positive impact on gender inequality, imbalance or injustice. This year’s Grand Prix went to Mindshare Mumbai for a campaign celebrating transgender people in India. ...READ MORE

Cannes Diary Pt. 4 – Simon Hayes & Giles Clayton

Simon Hayes (Art Director) and Giles Clayton (Copywriter) from J. Walter Thompson Sydney, earned themselves a spot in the Print category of the Cannes Young Lions competition. Their campaign for The White Ribbon Foundation raises awareness about domestic violence and calls attention to the fact that one Australian woman is killed every week by a previous or current partner. Hayes and Clayton came up with the idea to change the name of The Australian Women's Weekly - one of the Australia's most prominent magazine titles - to One Australian Woman Killed Weekly. The creative duo wrote a "Cannes Diary" about their inaugural experience on the French Riviera, originally published in Campaign Brief.

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Cannes Diary Pt. 3 – Simon Hayes & Giles Clayton

Simon Hayes (Art Director) and Giles Clayton (Copywriter) from J. Walter Thompson Sydney, earned themselves a spot in the Print category of the Cannes Young Lions competition. Their campaign for The White Ribbon Foundation raises awareness about domestic violence and calls attention to the fact that one Australian woman is killed every week by a previous or current partner. Hayes and Clayton came up with the idea to change the name of The Australian Women's Weekly - one of the Australia's most prominent magazine titles - to One Australian Woman Killed Weekly. The creative duo wrote a "Cannes Diary" about their inaugural experience on the French Riviera, originally published in Campaign Brief.
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