CANNES LIONS AWARDS: FIRST TIMER'S GUIDE


Your Creative Journey

Plan

July to February

Setting up your Awards strategy and appoint an Awards person. Identify the work you'd like to submit and our Awards Experts can help you to plan

Create

October to April

Create an account. Gather key information about your work. Produce entry materials. Get in touch for entry process support.

Festival Judging

June

Attend thought-leading sessions revealing trends & themes from the work. Hear directly from Jurors at Inside the Jury Room sessions. Celebrate trophy winners at the Awards Shows

Consider

October to March

  • Consider where to enter your work.
  • Download our Entry Kits
  • Learn about what's new for 2020/2021 Awards
  • Sign up for the Awards Live Briefings
  • Check the rules & eligibility
  • Book your 1:1 with an Awards Expert

Submit

January to April

Submit your work with all entry materials finalised. Speak to our Awards Experts if you are struggling to meet the final deadline.

Be ready to respond to our Awards Team if we have any questions about your work during the process of preparing your entries for judging.

Continue Your Creative Journey

June to October

Take inspiration from shortlisted & winning work. Benchmark your work & discover Awards insights and commentary.

Share insights and key takeaways with your team. Study the LIONS Global Creativity Report, the leading global resource for benchmarking creativity and effectiveness.

Develop an award-winning culture that raises your creative bar. Look out for local events hosted by our Festival Representative.

WE'RE HERE TO HELP

Our Awards Experts have created a mini-series of Live Briefings, including ‘What’s New for Awards’, ‘How to Enter’, and best-practice advice from past jury members for ‘How to Craft Your Entry’, to help you give your work the best possible chance of success.

Get in touch with the team to book your session