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Startups, VCs May Be Next to Flock to Cannes Lions Festival

adage.com — The next big thing for the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity may be attracting the startup and venture capital community as enthusiastic participants. Unilever brought to Cannes its Foundry50, the world's top 50 marketing-tech startups, and the festival partnered with R/GA to run a Start-Up Academy giving 10 startups guidance and a chance to present to brands and agencies.

Geico and John Lewis Each Nab Cannes Lion Film Grand Prix

adage.com — In a move that may spark a welcome sea change in the snooze-worthy arena of pre-roll advertising, the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity Film Jury awarded one of its top prizes to a mold-breaker in the category: a spot from Geico's "Unstoppable" campaign that dares viewers to try and stop watching ads in which "nothing" happens.

The Parties Continue: More Scenes From Cannes

adage.com — Are you sick of seeing pictures of creative people at fabulous parties at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity? Too bad. Here are some more. If it makes you feel any better, this is the last one of these we're posting -- this year. Photos by Patrick Denton

What3Words Innovation Grand Prix Cannes

adage.com — What3Words, a tech-driven global addressing system that assigns a simple three-word identifier to any spot in the world, nabbed the Innovation Grand Prix at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. The technology was created out of the eponymous company co-founded by Chris Sheldrick and Jack Waley-Cohen.

Domino's Destroys Old Signs to Remind Us It's Not Just Pizza

adage.com — Every weekday, we bring you the Ad Age/iSpot Hot Spots, new and trending TV commercials tracked by iSpot.tv, a company that catalogs, tags and measures activity around TV ads in real time. The New Releases here ran on TV for the first time yesterday.

Ad Age Hosts Women to Watch Get-Together at Cannes

adage.com — Ad Age's VP-publisher Allison Arden, Isobar's global CEO Jean Lin, Coca-Cola North America's president for sparkling brands and strategy marketing Wendy Clark and FCB Brazil's VP-creative director Joanna Monteiro. Photo by Patrick Denton Advertising Age hosted a brunch in Cannes, France, to bring together for the first time women who have been honored at Ad Age's Women to Watch events around the world.

Brands Join the Gay-Marriage Celebration in Social Media

'Uber' Is a Dirty Word in France; Taxi Strike Upsets Cannes

adage.com — On Thursday at this year's Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, the cocktail-party chatter was dominated by the French taxi strike -- with some variation on the question "How the hell can we get out of here?" being asked by many attendees.

Prices This Low Are Worth Laughing About

adage.com — Every weekday, we bring you the Ad Age/iSpot Hot Spots, new and trending TV commercials tracked by iSpot.tv, a company that catalogs, tags and measures activity around TV ads in real time. The New Releases here ran on TV for the first time yesterday.

Cannes Slideshow: Ad Age's Young Creatives Cocktails

adage.com — Ad Age celebrated the winners of our sixth annual Young Creatives Cover Competition with a cocktail party at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. AKQA's Pedro Eloi and Ogilvy & Mather Portugal's Nuno Gomes won a trip to the festival as well as seeing their design on the cover of Ad Age's Cannes Issue.
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Jun 30, 2015

@luapk I know! So upset about that! Were you at our party? Come visit NY!

Jun 30, 2015

I think my favorite part about this interactive billboard is that it yodels. bit.ly/1Nsydj8 pic.twitter.com/DOqrFp3whE

Jun 30, 2015

@itsthechampagne I saw something similar under about 50 bags of trash but they were attached to a real body. twitter.com/itsthechampagn…

Jun 11, 2015

RT @ColleenChappell: We agree, @HugeInc - investing in new moms IS important for business. @AdAge @Annzo #MarketingToMom adage.com/article/agency…

Jun 03, 2015

RT @edwardboches: Advice to a first time creative director - go.shr.lc/1IedoGg New post that might be helpful.

May 29, 2015

While real FIFA is in the shitter, videogame FIFA hits historic milestone by introducing women bit.ly/1HBeJEc pic.twitter.com/hbQ9yvTP3i

May 26, 2015

Stephen Fry interviews Jony Ive, breaks news of Apple chief design officer role via @Telegraph bit.ly/1LzwbMI pic.twitter.com/zJDk2bNR6x

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