Awards

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Rei Inamoto on machines replacing humans

AKQA’s CCO predicts how brands can combat the digital divide.

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Why Canada didn’t win Gold and what we need to do

Grey’s Patrick Scissons on moving past tactics, the perils of bad storytelling and doing better work.

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Cannes blog: Time to get to work

Cundari’s Andrew Simon says ditch the no-Lions stages of grief and get on with life. Do the work that’ll win next year.

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Union’s Lance Martin, Kiip’s Brian Wong and Grip’s Randy Stein dissect campaigns from the last set of Cannes categories.

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Canada picks up six Lions at final award show

Bringing Canada’s total up to 15, agencies took home hardware in the Branded Content, Film and Film Craft categories.

Cannes blog: Mental health takes the stage

Campbell’s Philip Donne checks out award-winning, stigma-tackling work from the Palais.

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Sharon MacLeod named a Catalyst champion

The Unilever VP nabbed the honour for her work with Dove and the brand’s Women’s Interactive Network.

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Canada gets three noms in Branded Content

Work for WestJet and Volkswagen is up for prizes in the category, one of the last to be announced this week in Cannes.

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JWT and DDB have shots at Film Craft Lions

Spots for the Canadian Film Fest and Netflix could take home trophies at tomorrow’s award show.

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Ten more shots at a Lion for Canada

Red Urban lands on the Film list twice, with JWT, Grey and John St. among the other agencies vying for an award at the Palais.

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Cannes blog: Stories that shake you and don’t let go

What do winning ad case studies and Kanye have in common? Storytelling, says Cundari’s Andrew Simon.

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Video: In the jury room with…

Taxi’s Frazer Jelleyman, Juniper Park’s Barry Quinn and Pirate’s Tom Eymundson dissect work in Cyber, Design and Radio.

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Canada picks up eight Lions

Canada has won two Silver and six Bronze Lions across Design, Cyber and Radio.

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Still no Lions for Canada

Our country comes up empty once again in the Mobile, Media and Outdoor categories, while agencies from Brazil, Peru and Australia take the top prizes.

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Leo Burnett’s Lisa Greenberg and Bimm’s Roehl Sanchez dissect three Cannes campaigns from Promo and Direct.