In the spotlight

All you need to know about Cannes 2014 - in four minutes

All you need to know about Cannes 2014 - in four minutes

This year's Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity demonstrated the importance of earned media and collaboration amid the accelerating integration of the global marketing sector.

Cannes 2014

Sorrell: Why PR agencies don't win more awards at Cannes

Sorrell: Why PR agencies don't win more awards at Cannes

PRWeek executive editor Bernadette Casey sat down with WPP Group CEO Martin Sorrell in Cannes to discuss content creation, a surprising hot market, and PR awards at the festival.

Unilever CMO cautions against brand fragmentation

Unilever CMO cautions against brand fragmentation

It is crucial to build brands by marketing with people, not to people, Unilever CMO Keith Weed told an audience in Cannes.

Getty Images puts women's empowerment in sharp focus at Cannes

Getty Images puts women's empowerment in sharp focus at Cannes

Getty Images is showcasing its Lean In collection, which depicts women as confident and powerful, rather than models.

Cannes clarifies stance on PR Grand Prix first

Cannes clarifies stance on PR Grand Prix first

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity released a statement on Wednesday morning clarifying that FleishmanHillard was the first PR agency to win a Grand Prix when it was recognized in 2010.

Flack in Cannes: Russian dolls and Richard Edelman

Flack in Cannes: Russian dolls and Richard Edelman

Fresh off the back of winning the Cannes Grand Prix, Edelman's boss revealed the secret of his success.

Cannes live blog: get all the news, gossip and insight from the festival

Cannes live blog: get all the news, gossip and insight from the festival

PRWeek's sister title Campaign has launched its live international blog of Cannes Lions 2014, powered by its UK team and journalists around the world.

Edelman picks up Cannes Grand Prix for Chipotle Scarecrow campaign

Edelman picks up Cannes Grand Prix for Chipotle Scarecrow campaign

Edelman New York, along with Creative Artists Agency Los Angeles, has won the Grand Prix and a Gold Lion at this year's Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity for its work on Chipotle Mexican Grill's The Scarecrow campaign.

HSBC wins bronze on quiet night for UK at Cannes PR Lions

HSBC wins bronze on quiet night for UK at Cannes PR Lions

While Edelman New York claimed the Grand Prix in the PR Lions last night, the UK's showing was limited to two Silver Lions for TBWA\London and JWT London and a Bronze Lion for HSBC.

Cannes 2014: H+K London's chief creative officer Simon Shaw picks his highlights

Cannes 2014: H+K London's chief creative officer Simon Shaw picks his highlights

When I sat on the PR jury at Cannes back in 2010, much time was spent debating what was PR and what wasn't.

Japan beats the UK and Austria to win gold at Young PR Lions

Japan beats the UK and Austria to win gold at Young PR Lions

Yuichiro Okada and Tetsuya Umeda of Japan have claimed gold in the inaugural Young PR Lions competition at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, with the UK team taking silver.

PR Lions shortlist dominated by ad agencies, Ogilvy, the US and Brazil

PR Lions shortlist dominated by ad agencies, Ogilvy, the US and Brazil

The shortlist for the Cannes PR Lions demonstrates the strength of WPP's Ogilvy and Ogilvy & Mather networks, which claimed 24 out of the 181 entries that made it through to compete for the Grand Prix tomorrow night.

Golin, nee GolinHarris, prepares to open Cannes with live demo

Golin, nee GolinHarris, prepares to open Cannes with live demo

GolinHarris has rebranded as Golin ahead of the Cannes International Festival of Creativity this weekend, where it will become the first PR agency to open the festival.

Cannes: A view from the top

Cannes: A view from the top

What you need to know about the Cannes International Festival of Creativity

Getting in the global spotlight at the Cannes Lions festival

Getting in the global spotlight at the Cannes Lions festival

The UK's best young PR talent are bidding for global glory at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.

Weber Shandwick pair to take on world after winning UK Young PR Lions

Weber Shandwick pair to take on world after winning UK Young PR Lions

Weber Shandwick's Leila Mountford and Kate Sloan are to head to Cannes to compete in the Young PR Lions competition at the International Festival of Creativity after winning the PRCA-supported UK contest.

Millennials expect brands to help them change the world

Millennials expect brands to help them change the world

Are brands ready for the expectations of a new generation of game changers?

Instagram asks brands to enter La Galerie d'Instagram Cannes photography exhibition

Instagram asks brands to enter La Galerie d'Instagram Cannes photography exhibition

Instagram's photography competition at this year's Cannes Lions festival will give any person or brand the opportunity to be featured in a photography exhibition.

Cannes Lions PR jury selected

CANNES, FRANCE: Members of the PR Lions jury at this year's Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, which will take place June 15-21, have been selected.

How 2013 played out

Ad agency McCann Melbourne scoops Cannes PR Lions Grand Prix

Ad agency McCann Melbourne scoops Cannes PR Lions Grand Prix

Advertising agencies once again dominated the Cannes PR Lions, which were presented on Monday night, with an ad agency scooping the Grand Prix for the fifth year running.

PR at Cannes: turning point but not breakthrough

PR at Cannes: turning point but not breakthrough

So, the 2013 PR Lions have been awarded and the post mortems have begun in earnest, even before the official Cannes "opening ceremony" Tuesday night.

The formation of the Cannes Plan

The formation of the Cannes Plan

After an ad agency won the Cannes PR Lions Grand Prix for the fifth year running, PRWeek invited industry leaders to debate how PR can improve its performance. Ruth Wyatt reports.

Olivier Fleurot: Three takeaways from Cannes 2013

Olivier Fleurot: Three takeaways from Cannes 2013

In this video blog, MSLGroup CEO Olivier Fleurot points out the three topics from the festival that are most important for the PR and communications industry.

Dove's Sketches campaign turns heads at Cannes

Dove's Sketches campaign turns heads at Cannes

CANNES, FRANCE: Unilever's Dove campaign Real Beauty Sketches, led by Ogilvy Brazil São Paulo, impressed judges at the 2013 Cannes PR Lions.

PR firms inch closer to the top prize at Cannes

CANNES, FRANCE: PR agencies walked away with more Gold and Silver awards at the 2013 Cannes PR Lions than in previous years, but advertising firms still led the way during Monday's awards ceremony.

Cannes conundrum: dumb ways to categorize awards

Cannes conundrum: dumb ways to categorize awards

McCann Melbourne's Dumb Ways To Die has been the sensation of the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity so far, bagging two Grands Prix on Monday and almost certain to win more as the week goes on.