Awards

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Call for Cannes Chimera submissions ends next week

The Cannes Lions, in association with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, invites creatives to submit communications ideas that will help eradicate extreme poverty by 2030.

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Leo Burnett goes swimming with the Sharks

The Toronto shop was named Agency of the Year at the 51st Kinsale Shark Awards in Ireland last weekend and took home 18 trophies for work for James Ready, Ikea, Raising the Roof and others.

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Human coupons take over the PROMO! Awards

Ikea and Leo Burnett take home Best of Show and two Golds for its store-opening campaign, as the agency collects 17 awards in total.

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The 2013 B!G Awards: Grip and Kokanee take Gold

Recognizing agencies that go beyond advertising for their clients, this year’s honours go to Grip, OgilvyOne and Taxi for work with Kokanee, Dove and Boston Pizza, respectively.

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The B!G Awards: Grip gives Kokanee the Hollywood North treatment

The agency wins Gold for helping the beer co create a feature film and launch a campaign that boosted brand health, increased market share and exceeded expectations for fan engagement.

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The B!G Awards: Ogilvy/OgilvyOne reignites Dove’s real beauty convo

The Silver winner creates a Photoshop action that reverses the manipulations and cosmetic changes designers make to models to rekindle the conversation around real beauty.

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The B!G Awards: Taxi cooks up a T-shirt line for Boston Pizza

The agency’s efforts to push the casual diner’s improved rib offering results in the invention of an en vogue fashion item and a Bronze B!G award.

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The B!G Awards: Judging panel and methodology

Meet the advertising and marketing executives who helped decide the winners of this year’s B!G Awards.

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2013 Agency of the Year shortlists revealed

Canada’s top creative, digital and media agencies will be recognized at strategy’s annual awards gala in Toronto on Nov. 5.

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CASSIES Awards entries due next week

The 2014 awards judging chair Ted Boyd talks about what he is looking forward to most about this year’s process.

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Canada in Cannes: How to win in 2014

The Canadian judges from this year’s festival on what they observed, and how agencies can create more work that gets noticed.

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Nominations open for Media Director of the Year

Submit your nomination picks for MDOY with three reasons why they’re tops for this year’s competition.

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CASSIES judges announced

One Advertising’s Ted Boyd will chair a judging panel from a cross-section of disciplines, which has been revealed ahead of the Aug. 1 deadline for submissions.

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Lowe Roche and Grip win Gold at the One Show

The two agencies are joined by Cundari, the National Film Board, Trigger, Tribal DDB, Grey, John St. and Taxi in the winners’ circle.

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Canada’s winning Young Lions and Marketers

The Canadian teams took Silver in Young Lions Film and Bronze for the Young Marketers in Cannes.