CANNES LIONS

Cannes Lions Awards Live Briefings

The Awards that benchmark global creative excellence are now open for entries, earlier than usual this year to give you more time to prepare your work. In June 2021 our juries will judge and award work from both 2020 and 2021.

Hosted by our Awards Experts, our mini-series of Live Briefings guides you through all things Awards. Ever wondered what makes a compelling case study film? Or how your work is considered in the Jury Room?

Watch the Live Briefings for expert advice on how to give your work the best possible chance of success. And get in touch to talk to one of the Awards Experts about your work.

The Business Case for Creativity

LIONS has over 65 years of evidence that investment in creativity drives business performance for creative companies. We’ll share our research into the effectiveness of creatively awarded work and explain how to develop an award-winning culture that raises your creative bar as well as what winning a Lion can do for your.

How to Enter the Cannes Lions Awards

Your guide through every step of the Cannes Lions Awards process. Learn how to choose Lions and categories for your work and the materials you’ll need to prepare for your entry. Plus, insights into how your work is judged – the criteria, what the jurors are looking for, how the work is awarded – from our previous Juries.

What’s New for 2020/2021?

An introduction to the changes to this year's Awards, including a guide to the eligibility dates for ‘2020 work’ and ‘2021 work’. We’ll also take a closer look at the debut of the Creative Business Transformation Lions, the evolved Creative Effectiveness Lions and the refreshed PR and Film Craft Lions.

How to Craft your Entry

Expert advice on how to make sure that the magic of your idea is as clear as possible for the Jury. Including advice on what to consider before producing your case film and how to approach the written submission, with guidance from past Jurors and winners.


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