This year marked the 62nd Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. In many ways the event has started to sprawl into SXSW Interactive territory in terms of big name celebrities, bulging fragmented schedules, and uber-networking. This complimentary report summarizes this year's festival, including:
- 27 pages of festival analysis
- Key quotes from thought leaders
- Visuals and brand examples
This year was marked by celebrity speakers including Monica Lewinsky, Pharrell Williams, Jamie Oliver, Marilyn Manson and Viola Davis. Much emphasis was placed on big data, the Internet of Things, artificial intelligence (with Japanese android TV star Matsuko-Roid making an appearance), and questions surrounding these new frontiers. Here the theme was: What does all this mean for creativity?