Tag Archives: JWT Cannes

Cannes Contenders 2016: Week 5

Now only three weeks away from Cannes, week 5 contenders are heating up. Dive into this week of Cannes Contenders with work from our offices in Puerto Rico, Bangalore, New York, Amsterdam and London. ...READ MORE

Cannes Contenders Showcase 2014: Week 8

As we reach our final week of the Cannes Contenders Showcase, we are thrilled to share work from JWT offices in Atlanta, Amsterdam, Beijing, Sydney, Brazil and Lima. We have an exciting week ahead at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity and look forward to celebrating all of our innovative and pioneering ideas. ...READ MORE

Cannes Lions 2013 Recap

Each year at Cannes, agencies have the opportunity to showcase their best creative ideas. Talent from across our network spanning Dubai, San Juan, Shanghai, London, Brazil, Copenhagen, New York, Mexico City, Beijing and India brought home a total of 28 coveted Lions at Cannes 2013. A special congratulations goes out to two pioneering offices: JWT Cairo for their first Gold Lion and JWT Manila for bringing home the country's second Gold Lion. ...READ MORE

Cannes highlights, from the new world of Web video to an ‘awesomer’ world

This week Cannes is hosting its 60th annual advertising extravaganza, and we’ll be posting on some of the highlights. In a morning session today at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, Yahoo! VP Erin McPherson talked about the shift to video consumption online and on mobile. “Video is critical to Yahoo!’s vision,” said McPherson, head of video at the Web company. “We are committed to sourcing, developing, producing and broadcasting video content.” One Web series Yahoo! is bringing to life this fall is Ghost Ghirls, a comic endeavor backed by actor, producer and musician Jack Black. ...READ MORE

JWT invites you to “Meet the Parents” of Kid President, Dante Ariola and Jeff Benjamin

Creative genius comes in all shapes and sizes, from every corner of the world, but there's one thing that every creative person throughout history has had in common: they all started out as kids, and their parents were their first teachers. This year, JWT invited Cannes to "Meet the Parents" who have inspired the creativity of Jeff Benjamin, Chief Creative Officer at JWT North America, 9-year-old YouTube sensation Robby Novak (aka Kid President), and director Dante Ariola. ...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