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the world’s most respected industry leaders.

Carol Cooper by Carol Cooper on 18th June 2019

As he prepares to receive this year's Lion of St Mark with co-founder Rich Silverstein, GS&P's Jeff Goodby tells Carol Cooper about the behavioural science of advertising and how all presidents should be able to take a pie to the face.

16th Jun
Amy Kean asks; Cannes you do it sober?

Amy Kean asks; Cannes you do it sober?

shots' columnist sups on sobering statistics as she investigates our industry’s hot new trend: the booze-free bandwagon. As the young turn away from hedonism, is our top festival’s inebriation imperative just a hangover from the past?

14th Jun
Cannes Predictions: Australia and New Zealand

Cannes Predictions: Australia and New Zealand

We speak to Simon Brock, Ben Welsh and Natalie Knight about the major contenders from their territories.

14th Jun
Cannes Q&A: Titanium with Owen Lee

Cannes Q&A: Titanium with Owen Lee

We chat with Owen Lee, CCO at FCB Inferno, about the Titanium category.

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Cannes is awesome; but not in the way people think Cannes is awesome; but not in the way people think
13th Jun

Cannesisawesome;butnotinthewaypeoplethink

Too big. Too unwieldy. Too tech-focussed. Too money-minded. Too hedonistic. Ahead of next week, when a swathe of adland's global contingent will head to Cannes, The Moon Unit make the case for a festival which, while changed, continues to provide the industry with a dose of what it needs.

13th Jun
Cannes Predictions: Brazil and Argentina

Cannes Predictions: Brazil and Argentina

We speak to Joanna Monteiro and Nico Buris about the major contenders from their territories.

12th Jun
Cannes Q&A: Outdoor with Hugh Todd

Cannes Q&A: Outdoor with Hugh Todd

We chat with Hugh Todd, Creative Director at MullenLowe London, about the Outdoor category.

11th Jun
Cannes Predictions: Canada and the USA

Cannes Predictions: Canada and the USA

We speak to Craig Duncan, Joaqin Salim and Jeffrey Da Silva about the major contenders from their territories.

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Cannes Q&A: Social Media with Andrew Murray Cannes Q&A: Social Media with Andrew Murray
10th Jun

CannesQ&A:SocialMediawithAndrewMurray

We chat with Andrew Murray, Director of Social Media & Content at TBWA\Dublin about the Social Media category.

7th Jun
Cannes Q&A: Brand Experience and Activation with Jon Hamm

Cannes Q&A: Brand Experience and Activation with Jon Hamm

We chat with Jon Hamm, Global Chief Creative Officer at Geometry Global.

7th Jun
Simon Cook: Evolving Lions

Simon Cook: Evolving Lions

Cannes Lions’ new MD, Simon Cook, tells Kate Hollowood what’s new for 2019, and how an industry giddy from change requires an awards show that responds to feedback and evolves.

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