AWARDS highlights

Results, insights and key moments fROM THE AWARds stage

Here's where you'll find insight on the 2022 Cannes Lions Awards. With highlight reels of the Awards Shows, and commentary and analysis shared via The Cannes Lions Dispatch, powered by The Work.

Awards Highlights Day 5, 25 June


The Dispatch, Day 1, Monday 20 June 

Highlights from Monday’s Grands Prix winners were Outdoor Lions recipient Adidas’s ‘Liquid Billboard’ through Havas Middle East, a swimmable billboard promoting the brand’s inclusive swimwear. And in Pharma, an illustrated book that preserved the voices of people with Motor Neurone Disease, through Dell Technologies and VLMY&R. Meanwhile Dentsu Creative India reveals how they hacked the British Museum to show the provenance of its artefacts.

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The Dispatch, Day 2, Tuesday 21 June

We considered work with a conscience, including the digitisation of landmarks being destroyed in real life in Ukraine, and a pledge from a retailer helping German teenagers who missed out on life during the pandemic. We talk to Nadja Lossgott, CCO, AMV BBDO London, to find out how she turned a coral reef restoration project into Grand Prix winning work for petfood brand Sheba.

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The Dispatch, Day 3, Wednesday 22 June

Wednesday’s winning projects included a concept that enabled prisoners to virtually mix with society in a cycling race, thanks to the Creative Strategy Lions Grand Prix winner for Decathlon, through BBDO Belgium Molenbeek-Saint-Jean, on cycling platform Zwift.,And we explore how food brand Dole took the Creative Business Transformation Lions Grand Prix with Piñatex, a vegan alternative to leather made from pineapple leaves.

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The Dispatch, Day 4, Thursday 23 June

We examine how WeCapital’s ‘Data Tienda’ via DDB Mexico picked up a Creative Data Lion for its centralised information system that offered financial inclusion for low-income women - and it impressed the jurors because it did so without a huge team or massive budget. Plus we look at how a bouncing, unbranded QR code introduced crypto platform Coinbase to the Super Bowl crowd.

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The Dispatch, Day 5, Friday 24 June

Discover why Titanium Lion Jury President and WPP Global CCO Rob Reilly describes ‘“Long Live the Prince’” as “flawless”. The emotive campaign reframed knife crime using a deepfake of Kiyan Prince, a rising football star who was stabbed aged 15 in 2006. This work for the Kiyan Prince Foundation, through Engine London, worked with EA Sports, football team QPR and Match Attax.

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Congratulations to all the winners and shortlists and thanks to all who entered

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