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Congrats to all this year’s winners at the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity! New for 2012 is the mobile category in which DGC client Goodby, Silverstein & Partners won a gold for the Chevy Game Time app.  More details on the work can be found here. In the following video, Todd Grantham, managing director of…

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It was all about story. And technology. And the Mediterranean. “With the medium changing so quickly and change changing so quickly, [today’s technology] is really going to look prehistoric in six years,” said Damian Kulash, famed maker of things and singer for the alternative rock band OK Go.   Damian was speaking early Friday evening…

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No doubt there is amazing content inside the conference hall during the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity. Even President Bill Clinton spoke last night on the power of advertising to change the world. Inspiration is firing on all cylinders outside as well, thanks to Cannes Also, a showcase of the creativity that exists beyond the…

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Here at the Cannes International Festival of Creativity, people attend a week of seminars on topics ranging from global branding to mobile marketing. At the same time, ad agencies and media/technology companies host private events for guests, often at hotels overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. Global ad agency McCann Erickson last night held such an event,…

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This is a post co-written by Sally O’Dowd and Michael Murray of DiGennaro Communications. Images courtesy Chevy Sonic. We’ve been hearing a lot about various forms of storytelling here at the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity. Indeed, as the festival preview indicated, the roots of the festival lie in this art form. Online video technology…

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The Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity is usually about firsts. Gather some of the world’s most imaginative and artistic people and you’re bound to get a few surprises. This year is no exception. Chevy Sonic has opened its first festival exhibit, showcasing cars that  starred in stunts such as  skydiving, bungee jumping and even an…

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What would Don Draper think about the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity?  He probably would have been on the main stage, speaking to a packed room about advertising’s power to make emotional connections, perhaps drawing from the Kodak carrousel and poignant family memories. And he definitely would have been seen at The Gutter Bar until…

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