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Lions School

The Cannes Lions School is the umbrella name for the Festival’s competitions, mentoring opportunities, diplomas and executive learning programs.

The Cannes Lions School continually evolves to meet the needs of the industry, reflect its trends and point the way forward. It's packed with learning opportunities suitable for all levels and multiple branded communications disciplines.

Wherever you sit in the creative communication ecosystem, a Cannes Lions course will help take your career to the next level.

For Young Professionals:

Young Lions Academies
World-class training for future stars

The Young Lions Academies help rising young talent under the age of 30 fast-track their careers and become the next generation of industry leaders. They combine inspiring classroom sessions with world-class speakers, hands-on learning and coaching from industry legends.

Mark Tutssel, Global Chief Creative Officer of Leo Burnett Worldwide, described the experience as "five years learning in five days". Prepare to be inspired. Prepare to change your life.

Each Academy costs €2,365 & includes a Full Week Registration (June 16-22, 2019):

 

€2,365 - Creative Academy

– The Creative Academy is for the perpetually curious. The programme is designed to inspire personal creativity to help catapult young talents to the next level of their career.

 

€2,365 - Marketers Academy

– The Marketers Academy is for daring brand disruptors who want to unlock the power of creativity for themselves and their brands. The program focuses on developing collaborative relationships between client and agency and is designed for professionals working at client marketer companies.

 

€2,365 - Media Academy

– The Media Academy is for action-oriented media professionals looking to arm themselves with the latest tools and knowledge to create cut-through media campaigns. The program will provide a deeper understanding of the media landscape and how to drive media solutions to greatly increase advertisers’ connection with their audiences.

 

For Leaders:

Leadership training caters to the development needs of senior managers, delivering what companies are increasingly demanding - creative direction that drives corporate performance and competitive advantage. There are two courses available:

 

Cannes Creative Leaders Program

– The program is two weeks of intensive training organized by Cannes Lions and the Berlin School of Creative Leadership. It will give participants the tools, insights and actionable ideas to drive creative excellence. (€7,890 or €6890 Earlybird Price)

 

CMO Accelerator Program

– Created for CMO’s and senior marketing directors, a carefully curated program helps the select group focus on key issues they and their brands are facing. The program emphasizes inspiration and actionable initiatives to deliver brand value and confront risk-aversion. (€3,995)   

Dates:

June 20th – VIP Dinner; June 21-22nd – Program

 

For Students:

Roger Hatchuel Academy

The Roger Hatchuel Academy is a student learning programme designed to introduce students to the advertising industry and help them kick-start their careers. A select group of top students in advertising, communications and other creative disciplines undertake intensive mentorship from industry thought leaders, marketing luminaries and the world’s most celebrated creatives. There is no entry fee but entry is by invitation only from the U.S. Festival Representative. For information, contact Susan.Lilley@ncm.com

Benefits of attending Academies

  • Empower others to use creativity to drive business innovation and growth
  • Learn to make better, braver creative decisions
  • Development of collaboration and leadership skills
  • Expand your professional network
  • Increased personal confidence
  • Graduate with a personal action plan to implement learnings
  • Exude a greater confidence with clients
  • Bring a fresh perspective to your work and career
  • Graduate with a Diploma, only available upon completion of The Cannes Lions School
  • Become your company’s champion of creativity

 

Recent graduates’ accolades:

“It is single-handedly the most important and invaluable week of my life” AE, TBWA\Paris

“I feel like I have accumulated more than five years of experience in these five days. Extremely empowering and inspiring.” AE, Ogilvy

“I now know I have a lot of potential and I can’t wait to show the world and really make a difference.” Planner, Mediacom, Philippines

 

For more information about the Cannes Lions Schools programs go to: www.canneslions.com; click on “Training” tab; or email: academies@canneslions.com