NCM, America’s largest cinema advertising network, is honored to be named the official U.S. Representative to the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. As a leader in today’s evolving video media landscape, we are thrilled to have this opportunity to work with the U.S. creative community to help bring their work to the global stage of the Lions Festivals. The Cannes Lions awards are internationally recognized as the most prestigious in advertising and communications; celebrating creativity across all areas of these businesses.
The 63rd Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity will take place June 18-25 in Cannes, France. During the course of the week, the Festival will host Lions Health, Lions Innovation and new in 2016, Lions Entertainment. In addition, premiere content will be featured on multiple stages with seminars, workshops, academies, and award ceremonies.
In 2015, the Innovations Lions category became part of the awards at the new Lions Innovation Festival. The awards at this Festival will recognize and celebrate the relationship between technology, data and ideas. For more information, please visit canneslions.com/lions_innovation.
New in 2016, Cannes Lions is introducing Lions Entertainment, a two-day Festival dedicated to “Unskippable Creativity”. It is a place where brands, agencies and entertainment companies can focus on producing outstanding creative work together. Lions Entertainment explores ways talent and storytelling can elevate content into the cultural mainstream. It will present the leading creative players; celebrate the work that is finding the way forward and unravel the issues that are both aiding and preventing progress. For more information please visit canneslions.com/lions_entertainment.