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Cannes Contenders Showcase 2015: Week 4

We are already halfway through our 2015 Cannes Contenders Showcase. And in Week 4, we have more inspired and inspiring work from our offices in Hong Kong, New Delhi, London, San Juan, São Paulo, Toronto and Dubai. ...READ MORE
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Cannes Contenders Showcase 2015: Week 3

From rainbow-colored flags in Canada to car-inspired furniture in Korea, here are our selections for our third week in this year’s Cannes Contenders Showcase.

Share your favorite pieces on social media using the links below and the hashtag #JWTCannes. And just in case you’ve missed them, find Week 1 and Week 2 of our showcase here. ...READ MORE
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#IWILLLISTEN Day Comes to New York City

Two years ago, J. Walter Thompson New York and the National Alliance on Mental Illness of New York City launched #IWILLLISTEN, a campaign aimed at breaking down the stigma associated with mental illness by turning social networks into support networks. The idea was simple: Our friends will feel more comfortable asking for help if we let them know that we will listen. ...READ MORE
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How J. Walter Thompson Puerto Rico and Puerto Rico Tourism Company gave a sad traveler another shot at happiness

Is it possible to be miserable in paradise?

Well, yes, if you look at Reddit user "Widget Dude," who posted a series of photos of how miserable he was when he couldn’t bring his family on a free trip to Puerto Rico in March. ...READ MORE
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F*ck your best email. Bring your best work.

Between reviewing work, pitching clients, shooting campaigns and inspiring their teams, creative leaders are busy people. And their inboxes aren’t getting emptier any time soon. Young talent are faced with the challenge of cutting through the noise to stand out and get noticed—and it’s no easy feat. ...READ MORE
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Cannes Contenders Showcase 2015: Week 2

Week 2 of our Cannes Contenders Showcase 2015 features another batch of outstanding work from J. Walter Thompson teams in Beirut, New York, Brazil, Argentina, Poland and Shanghai.

Remember to share your favorite pieces of work for J. Walter Thompson's Cannes contenders on social media with the hashtag #JWTCannes. ...READ MORE
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Cannes Contenders Showcase 2015: Week 1

In just eight short weeks, Cannes, France will be overflowing with ad men at the industry’s premier Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.

Each week leading up to Cannes, we will be share a preview of our Cannes contenders, the innovative, impactful pieces of work that demonstrate some of our best in creative thinking from the J. Walter Thompson network. ...READ MORE
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“Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet”: A Q&A with J. Walter Thompson Beirut ECD Nicolas Geahchan

Earlier this month, J. Walter Thompson Beirut announced its partnership with Fathallah Films in Lebanon for the red carpet premiere and MENA launch of Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet, a new film based on Lebanese artist Kahlil Gibran’s book of more than 20 prose poetry essays.

We sat down with Nicolas Geahchan, Executive Creative Director at J. Walter Thompson Beirut, for more insight on the office's partnership with Fathallah Films and what it's like to work on the cinematic launch of Gibran's most popular piece. ...READ MORE
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New Wilkinson Sword spot by J. Walter Thompson New York is a steamy, homage to the brand’s sword-making past

Razor brand Wilkinson Sword (part of Energizer Holdings) originally got its start making swords for the British Army. In this playful spot by J. Walter Thompson New York, the brand paid homage to its sword-making past. ...READ MORE
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Shell and J. Walter Thompson London launch new blockbuster-style ad film, “Stay Ahead”

“Stay Ahead,” a new campaign developed by J. Walter Thompson London for Shell V-Power Nitro+ offers a refreshing and exciting shake-up of the car fuel category.

Beginning on Thursday, April 23, the ad film will be in cinemas across the UK, aligning with the release of Avengers II: Age of Ultron. ...READ MORE