Twenty-four hours isn't long when you're tasked with helping to provide water for arid African villages. But that's all the time Pip Perkins and Jennie Ko were given at the Cannes International Festival of Creativity earlier this week in the Young Lions Press ad competition.
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Youngish advertising whippersnappers have just three days left to enter the Fairfax Media Young Print Lions competition. And past winner Brent Colliver suggests entrants would be well-advised to spend the last few days polishing their entries.
It’s not just the grizzled old leaders of the advertising pack that can be found wandering the halls and corridors of the Palais des Festivals. Slinking along in their shadows, sniffing the air for any sign of weakness are the Young Lions. Our maan in Cannes (or, depending on your pronunciation, our mans in Cannes), Martin Bell risks his personal safety in pursuit of Leonine quarry.
Awards! Canines! Gambling! Viral books! Chuck! Water! Boats and cars! Internetty stuff! Robin Hood! Hoardings! Largesse!
This newsy concoction is light and frothy on the nose, with undercurrents of naivete, overcurrents of aniseed, cassis and forest floor and aftercurrents of squash changing room. Can be served either brucewarm or lukewarm.
Fairfax Media is the toast of at least four towns today after the winners of the Fairfax Young Lions Cyber and Media competitions were announced.
As Mother always said, the best kind of trip is an all expenses paid one. And there's one up for grabs at the moment, with Fairfax Media urging New Zealand's aspiring young creatives to enter the Cannes Young Lions YouTube competition for their chance to win a trip to the 57th Cannes Advertising Festival in June, compete in the Young Lions Film competition with a foreign stranger as Team YouTube and hobnob it with the world's advertising elite.
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Time is running out for young creative and media prodigies to enter the Fairfax Media Young Lions competition, which offers four fresh-faced souls a chance to attend and compete at the Cannes Lions, the largest and most prestigious advertising festival in all the world.
Fairfax Media has announced the launch of the 2010 Fairfax Media Cannes Young Lions competition, which will give four of New Zealand’s top advertising talents the chance to compete at this year's Cannes International Advertising Festival.