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J. Walter Thompson South Asia elevates Carlton D’ Silva to CEO of Hungama Digital Services

Today, J. Walter Thompson South Asia announced the appointment of Carlton D’Silva to CEO of Hungama Digital Services (HDS).

D’Silva will assume the role immediately and report to J. Walter Thompson South Asia CEO Tarun Rai as Rai continues to lead Hungama’s creative leadership as its chief creative officer. ...READ MORE
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Inspiration From Cannes “See It, Be It” Mentorship Program For Women Creatives

I’m still on a high. When I was selected to join the Cannes Lions first-ever “See It, Be It”  project, which aims to further women in the creative industry, I was thrilled, but had no idea what to expect.  It was an explosion of emotions, experiences, ideas, and a dose of Girl Power that’s been like gasoline on a fire. I feel like I have a dozen new sisters, a stronger sense of myself and a clearer vision for where I want to go. ...READ MORE
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Cannes Contenders Showcase 2014: Week 1

In anticipation of the upcoming Cannes Lions awards season, we are pleased to kick off our Cannes Contenders Showcase for 2014. Over the next few weeks, we will share a collection of our most pioneering and creative work from across JWT's global network. Join us in celebrating our most notable ideas, and check out our Week 1 Cannes Contenders below. ...READ MORE

JWT Cannes Contenders Roundup: Week 4

Time for another round of top Cannes Contenders. Today we share work from Bangkok, Madrid, San Juan and Atlanta. Each delivers key brand messaging in a unique and innovative way. The work includes Oriental Princess "Reflection," GModelo (Corona) "Save the Beach Desktop," Banco Popular "The Race of a Country" and United States Marine Corps "USMC YouTube Brand Channel." Check out the videos after the jump! ...READ MORE

Calling All Young JWT Talent: Young Lions Competition 2013 Open for Entries

Sharpen those pencils, young talent. This year’s Young Lions Competition has kicked off around the world, and it’s the opportunity of the lifetime. Held annually by Cannes Lions, the competition lets teams of young creative from around the world to compete against each other and showcase their creative talent. ...READ MORE

Creative Effectiveness: Lions go the most honest and revelatory tales of success

The Creative Effectiveness category in Cannes is only two years old. Last year’s jury had the responsibility of setting the category standards for a brand new award in our industry. I had the privilege of being part of the jury this second year, allowing me to learn some additional details on what it takes to win a Lion in a category that will undoubtedly become increasingly important. ...READ MORE

JWT Puerto Rico wins Grand Prix for PR at Cannes Lions

Congratulations are in order for JWT Puerto Rico for winning the first Grand Prix for Puerto Rico for PR! Jaime Rosado, the VP Regional Creative Director of JWT Puerto Rico, accepted the award at Cannes Lions and later said, “For Puerto Rico, this recognition is overwhelming.” ...READ MORE

Going digital at Cannes with Ashadi Hopper

Colliding technology, social, and mobile spheres have helped create a dynamic digital space for advertising over the years. The Cannes Cyber Lions category which now spans websites, mobile, interactive, viral and more has come a long way from simple banners and sites. This year, JWT Sydney’s National Creative Director of Digital, Ashadi Hopper, will return to Cannes to judge the best work in the Cyber category. ...READ MORE

FIVE shows how great entertainment builds a brand and makes a difference: Will it take home a Lion in the inaugural Branded Content & Entertainment Category?

On June 13, JWT’s project FIVE won the Gold Pencil at the One Show Entertainment in the category of Television / Specials or One-Time Screenings. ...READ MORE