Over 37,400 Entries from 97 Countries across 17 Categories
Cannes Lions entries reached an all-time high with a total of 37,427 entries submitted from a record 97 countries across 17 awards categories – Branded Content & Entertainment (1,178 entries), Creative Effectiveness (80), Cyber (3,660), Design (2,624) Direct (2,676), Film (2,838), Film Craft (2,073), Innovation (206), Media (3,127), Mobile (1,187), Outdoor (5,660), PR (1,850), Press (5,007), Product Design (194), Promo & Activation (3,241), Radio (1,448) and Titanium & Integrated Lions (378).
The top ten entrant countries were USA (6,213), Brazil (3,321), United Kingdom (2,757), Germany (2,376), France (1,838), Australia (1,543), Japan (1,146), Canada (995), India (976) and China (952). Countries entered for the very first time – Albania, Ghana and San Marino.
The work was judged by 17 international juries made up of 327 top-level industry peers from 44 countries who voted, deliberated and finally awarded the coveted Lions entries worthy of honour. For the first time ever, Outdoor entries overtook the number of Press submissions. The changing shape of entries shows how quickly our industry is evolving, and the winners revealed at the Festival shone the spotlight on those leading the way.
Cannes Lions took place from15-21 June 2014 in Cannes, France.