The Misfits Media Company are honoured to be named the official Australian Representative to the Cannes Lions International
Festival of Creativity.

We are thrilled to have the opportunity to work with the Australian creative, marketing and media community to help bring their work to the global stage of Lions Festivals.

The Cannes Lions awards are internationally recognised as the most prestigious in advertising and communications celebrating creativity across all areas of business.

Cannes Lions 2020 festival | 22 – 26 June

LOCAL EVENTS

With a total of 36 Lions, Australia was ranked #5 in the world at Cannes 2019, behind the US, the UK, Brazil and France.

On September 19, over 300 industry professionals joined us for breakfast to hear from a panel of jury members, winning creatives and brand marketers on their thoughts on this year’s winning campaigns and what they believe it takes for Australian advertising to succeed on the word stage.

Speakers included:

  • Bronwyn Van Der Mewe – General Manager, Fjord
  • Mark Pearson – Creative & Innovation Specialist, CGU, IAG
  • Karla Henwood – Executive Creative Producer, Nylon Studios
  • Christopher Nelius – Co Founder The Lion’s Share and Film Director, FINCH

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THE ROGER HATCHUEL STUDENT 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.

Click here to learn more about criteria and how to apply for the 2020 programme.

JURIES

As the official Australian Representative to the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, The Misfits facilitate the selection process by inviting nominations for the jury spots allocated to Australia each year for both Cannes Lions and Spikes Asia.

The Cannes Lions Team make the ultimate selection of jurors, ensuring that each jury contains an even balance of geography, gender, skill and network.

Nominations for the 2020 Jury are due October/November. 

Australian based executives on the 2019 Cannes Lions Jury:
Name
Title
Company
Category
Name
Fiona Leeming
Title
Executive Creative Director
Company
Honey Communications
Category
Design
Name
Paul Nagy
Title
Chief Creative Officer
Company
VMLY&R
Category
Outdoor
Name
Micah Walker
Title
Co-Founder & Chief Creative Officer
Company
Bear Meets Eagle on Fire
Category
Film Craft
Name
Karla Henwood
Title
Deputy Executive Creative Producer
Company
Nylon Studios
Category
Music
Name
Toby Pickford
Title
Chief Creative Officer
Company
Ogilvy Commonhealth
Category
Health & Wellness
Name
Maurice Riley
Title
Head of Data and Analytics
Company
Digitas Australia
Category
Creative Data
Name
Adrian Mills
Title
Partner - Creative, Brand & Media
Company
Deloitte Australia
Category
Creative Strategy
Name
Julian Schreiber
Title
Execuive Creative Director
Company
Special Group
Category
Film
Name
Asheen Naidu
Title
Executive Creative Director
Company
BWM Dentsu
Category
Industry Craft
Name
Emily Bull
Title
Co-founder and Managing Director
Company
Hellofuture.TV
Category
Entertainment
Name
Browwyn Van Der Mewe
Title
General Manager
Company
Fjord
Category
Brand Experience & Activation
Name
Cassandra Kelsall
Title
Creative Director, Experience Design
Company
Publicis Sapient
Category
Creative eCommerce
Name
Stephen De Wolfe
Title
Executive Creative Director
Company
Clemenger BBDO Melbourne
Category
Direct
Name
Nickie Scriven
Title
CEO Australia
Company
Zenith Media
Category
Media
Name
Russ Tucker
Title
National Creative Director
Company
Digital Arts Network
Category
PR
Name
Ben Hartman
Title
Managing Director – APAC
Company
Octagon
Category
Entertainment Lions For Sport

AWARDS

Congratulations to the 2019 winners!

On behalf of The Misfits, we congratulate all of the winners from the 66th Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Cannes Lions sets the benchmark for excellence in creative communications and we recognise the winners’ hard work, dedication and innovative thinking.

In 2019, Australia ranked fifth globally scoring 36 Lions overall. The final count was one Grand Prix, two Gold Lions, 13 Silver Lions and 20 Bronze Lions.

Following is a list of the 2019 Australian winners; to see all of the global winners from Cannes Lions 2019, please visit www.lovethework.com.

Sustainable Development Goals Lions

Title: The Lion’s Share

Brand: Mars Australia

Product/Service: The Lion’s Share

Entrant: Clemenger BBDO

Award: Silver & Grand Prix Lion

Film Lions

Title: Boob Balls

Brand: Berlei

Product/Service: Berlei Bras

Entrant: The Monkeys Part of Accenture Interactive Sydney

Production: Revolver/Will O’rourke Sydney

Award: Bronze Lion

Outdoor Lions

Title: Signs of Love

Brand: ANZ Bank

Product/Service: ANZ Brand

Entrant: TBWA/Melbourne

Award: Gold & Silver Lion

Outdoor Lions

Title: The Half Biscuit

Brand: Legacy/RSA

Product/Service: Legacy/RSA

Entrant: VMLY&R Melbourne

Award: Bronze Lion

Design Lions

Title: Hungry Puffs

Brand: Foodbank WA

Product/Service: Hungry Puffs

Entrant: The Brand Agency Perth

Award: Silver Lion

Sustainable Development Goals Lions

Title: The Lion’s Share

Brand: Mars Australia

Product/Service: The Lion’s Share

Entrant: Clemenger BBDO

Award: Silver & Grand Prix Lion

Design Lions

Title: Living Seawall

Brand: VOLVO Car Australia

Product/Service: VOLVO

Entrant: whiteGREY Sydney

Award: Silver Lion

Design Lions

Title: Sans Forgetica

Brand: RMIT University

Product/Service: RMIT University Education

Entrant: Naked Communications Sydney

Award: Bronze Lion

Film Craft Lions

Title: Spark – Wedding

Brand: Spark

Product/Service: Spark

Entrant: Spark NZ Auckland

Production: Finch Sydney

Award: Bronze Lion

Industry Craft Lions

Title: Sans Forgetica

Brand: RMIT University

Product/Service: RMIT University Education

Entrant: Naked Communications Sydney

Award: Bronze Lion

Industry Craft Lions

Title: Grave of Thrones

Brand: Foxtel

Product/Service: Game of Thrones

Entrant: Revolver/Will O’rourke Sydney

Award: Gold Lion

Entertainment Lions for Sport

Title: Uber Eats Australian

Brand: Uber

Product/Service: Uber Eats

Entrant: Special Group Sydney

Award: Bronze Lion

Creative Data Lions

Title: Safety Hub

Brand: NRMA

Product/Service: Home Insurance

Entrant: CHE Proximity, Melbourne

Award: Silver Lion

Creative Strategy Lions

Title: Safety Hub

Brand: NRMA

Product/Service: Home Insurance

Entrant: CHE Proximity, Melbourne

Award: Bronze Lion

Direct Lions

Title: Sans Forgetica

Brand: RMIT University

Product/Service: RMIT University Education

Entrant: Naked Communications Sydney

Award: Bronze Lion

Direct Lions

Title: Hungry Puffs

Brand: Foodbank WA

Product/Service: Hungry Puffs

Entrant: The Brand Agency Perth

Award: Bronze Lion

Media Lions

Title: Extra Reminder

Brand: Wrigley’s Extra

Product/Service: Extra Chewing Gum

Entrant: Clemenger BBDO Brisbane

Award: Silver Lion

Media Lions

Title: Uber Eats Australian Open Ambush

Brand: Uber

Product/Service: Uber Eats

Entrant: Special Group Sydney

Media: MediaCom Sydney

Award: Bronze x3 and Silver Lion

Media Lions

Title: Monty’s Wicket Warnings

Brand: Foxtel

Product/Service: Foxtel

Entrant: Mindshare Sydney

Media: Mindshare Sydney

Award: Silver Lion

Media Lions

Title: Signs of Love

Brand: ANZ Bank

Product/Service: ANZ Brand

Entrant: TBWA/Melbourne

Media: PHD Australia Melbourne

Award: Silver Lion

Media Lions

Title: Hungry Puffs

Brand: Foodbank WA

Product/Service: Hungry Puffs

Entrant: The Brand Agency Perth

Media: The Brand Agency Perth

Award: Bronze Lion

Media Lions

Title: Aussie News Today

Brand: Tourism Australia

Product/Service: Australia

Entrant: Clemenger BBDO Sydney

Production: Clemenger BBDO Sydney

Media: UM, Sydney

Award: Bronze Lion and Gold Lion

Media Lions

Title: Warning Spots

Client: AAMI/Suncorp

Product/Service: Motor Insurance

Entrant: Ogilvy Australia Melbourne

Media: OMD Sydney

Award: Bronze Lion

PR Lions

Title: New Australia-Land

Brand: Meat and Livestock Australia

Product/Service: Lamb

Entrant: The Monkeys Part of Accenture Interactive Sydney

PR: One Green Bean Sydney

Award: Bronze Lion

PR Lions

Title: Sans Forgetica

Brand: RMIT University

Product/Service: RMIT University Education

Entrant: Naked Communications Sydney

PR: Naked Communications Sydney

Award: Silver Lion

PR Lions

Title: Lendlease Mums for Safety

Brand: Lendlease

Product/Service: Property

Entrant: Lendlease Sydney

Award: Silver Lion

Mobile Lions

Title: Powershare

Brand: Samsung

Product/Service: Samsung – Galaxy S10

Entrant: Leo Burnett Sydney

Award: Bronze Lion

Mobile Lions

Title: Naughty or Nice Bauble

Brand: Myer

Product/Service: Myer

Entrant: Clemenger BBDO Melbourne

Award: Bronze Lion

Mobile Lions

Title: Safety Hub

Brand: NRMA

Product/Service: Home Insurance

Entrant: CHE Proximity, Melbourne

Award: Bronze and Silver Lion

Mobile Lions

Title: McDonalds Mcpickle

Brand: McDonalds

Product/Service: McDonalds

Entrant: VMLY&R Sydney

Award: Bronze Lion

Mobile Lions

Title: Polo Unfail

Brand: Volkswagen

Product/Service: Volkswagen Polo

Entrant: DDB Sydney

Award: Bronze Lion

Brand Experience & Activation Lions

Title: Uber Eats Australian Open Ambush

Brand: Uber

Product/Service: Uber Eats

Entrant: Special Group Sydney

Award: Silver Lion

Brand Experience & Activation Lions

Title: Living Seawall

Brand: VOLVO Car Australia

Product/Service: VOLVO

Entrant: whiteGREY Sydney

Awards: Bronze Lion

CONTACT

For general inquiries about entering work or registering delegates for 2019, please email Delegates@canneslions.com or Entries@canneslions.com.

For information or questions about the 2019 Young Lions competition for Australia, please check the “Young Lions” tab.

For any other inquiries, please e-mail contact@canneslionsaustralia.com.au