5 Lessons from ad Festivals Around the World

Creativity and innovation, it’s a love story as old as humanity itself. We tend to talk about this topic a lot in ad land but I think we often get going without first stopping to define the difference between the… Continue Reading

Mannes in Cannes: Rosé and Rumours

Words by Monsieur Chris Gotz Occasionally the week in Cannes offers up little unexpected moments of pleasure. A spin in a pistachio Lamborghini, a drink at the Martinez with Roger Moore, sunbathing on the deck of Paul Allen’s yacht or… Continue Reading


Last night was the amongst other things the Cannes Lions Mobile awards night. Above is the brilliant Grand Prix Mobile winning case study from DDB for Smart. Smart, the Philippines’ largest telecom, took sim cards and turned them into a… Continue Reading

SA Cannes Lions Winners: Day 3

(The below is part of a series of articles I am doing for ididthatad.com and Ogilvy) SA walked away with a fantastic total of 14 awards last night, 8 for Radio and 6 for Press. DDB, NET#WORK BBDO, and TBWA… Continue Reading