The Cannes Cam: Photos from the Festival

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Scenes from the Carlton, Croisette, Gutter Bar and more
Rupert Samuel celebrates the Goodness Mfg's 1st birthday
Rupert Samuel celebrates the Goodness Mfg's 1st birthday
Goodby's Mike Geiger and Ronny Northrop at the Carlton beach
Goodby's Mike Geiger and Ronny Northrop at the Carlton beach
BBDO/N.Y.'s Mike Smith and Creativity's Teressa Iezzi at the Carlton Beach
BBDO/N.Y.'s Mike Smith and Creativity's Teressa Iezzi at the Carlton Beach
BBDO/N.Y.'s Greg Hahn and Therapy Films' Barry Hughes
BBDO/N.Y.'s Greg Hahn and Therapy Films' Barry Hughes
Ad Age editor Jonah Bloom and BBDO's Hahn
Ad Age editor Jonah Bloom and BBDO's Hahn
Big Spaceship's Michael Lebowitz stands up and dances for one of his favorite campaigns at the Cyber press conference.
Big Spaceship's Michael Lebowitz stands up and dances for one of his favorite campaigns at the Cyber press conference.
R/GA's He-Men: Bob Greenberg and Nick Law, at Vesuvio
R/GA's He-Men: Bob Greenberg and Nick Law, at Vesuvio
More Gutter action: Creativity's Ann Diaz and JWT/N.Y.'s David Suarez and Hunter Fine
More Gutter action: Creativity's Ann Diaz and JWT/N.Y.'s David Suarez and Hunter Fine
ACNE's Kalle Hellzen, RSA's Fran McGivern, Tempo Media's Alexander Schildt and RSA's Jules Daly. That's ACNE's David Olsson on the far left, trying to touch Fran's nose.
ACNE's Kalle Hellzen, RSA's Fran McGivern, Tempo Media's Alexander Schildt and RSA's Jules Daly. That's ACNE's David Olsson on the far left, trying to touch Fran's nose.
Britta Lübeck and ACNE's Kalle Hellzen and Max Ahlborn
Olsson, Schildt and CAA's Andrew Ault
Olsson, Schildt and CAA's Andrew Ault
Olsson and Schildt make love to the camera.
Olsson and Schildt make love to the camera.
Creativity's Ann-Christine Diaz and Tokyo's GT Inc. creative director Koshi Uchiyama
Creativity's Ann-Christine Diaz and Tokyo's GT Inc. creative director Koshi Uchiyama
Dining with Smuggler at Eden Roc
Smuggler EP Patrick Milling Smith toasts diners at Eden Roc with a broken glass
Smuggler EP Patrick Milling Smith toasts diners at Eden Roc with a broken glass
Smuggler's Allison Kunzman and Gisela Knijenberg
Smuggler's Allison Kunzman and Gisela Knijenberg
Y&R ECD Scott Vitrone and Gisela
Y&R ECD Scott Vitrone and Gisela
From left: David Droga, CAA's Jesse Coulter, Droga5's Ted Royer and JEH United founder Jureeporn Thaidumrong
From left: David Droga, CAA's Jesse Coulter, Droga5's Ted Royer and JEH United founder Jureeporn Thaidumrong
Ted Royer and Judee Thaidumrong
Ted Royer and Judee Thaidumrong
Smuggler EP Brian Carmody hangs with Creativity's Teressa Iezzi (center) and Ann-Christine Diaz
Smuggler EP Brian Carmody hangs with Creativity's Teressa Iezzi (center) and Ann-Christine Diaz
. . . while CAA's life of the party Andrew Ault toasts again, in Carmody's place
. . . while CAA's life of the party Andrew Ault toasts again, in Carmody's place
Pooltime with Fallon
Can you find Juan Cabral?
Can you find Juan Cabral?
Milling about at the Fallon pool party high above the Croisette
Milling about at the Fallon pool party high above the Croisette
Baoli on Fire
Yes, it was really on fire.
Yes, it was really on fire.
Blacklist's Adina Sales, Deutsch's Josh Rose and Human's Pamala Buzick
Blacklist's Adina Sales, Deutsch's Josh Rose and Human's Pamala Buzick
The Ebeling Group's Melissa Thornley, Deutsch's Mike Sheldon, Ryan Ebner of HSI and Jason Stanfield of Energy BBDO
The Ebeling Group's Melissa Thornley, Deutsch's Mike Sheldon, Ryan Ebner of HSI and Jason Stanfield of Energy BBDO
Deutsch's Eric Hirshberg hangs with Creativity's Teressa Iezzi
Deutsch's Eric Hirshberg hangs with Creativity's Teressa Iezzi
Y&R/Chicago head of broadcast and Creativity's Ann-Christine Diaz
Y&R/Chicago head of broadcast and Creativity's Ann-Christine Diaz
Deutsch's Head of Production Tom Dunlap and Linda Waste of Energy BBDO
Deutsch's Head of Production Tom Dunlap and Linda Waste of Energy BBDO
Meanwhile, at some other tables. . .
Grant Hill reconnects with Matt Bijarchi
Grant Hill reconnects with Matt Bijarchi
''From left: photographer/director Klaus Lucka, Sandi Mollod, DDB's Bob Nelson and Marion Lenge join Therapy Films for a gigantic drink
''From left: photographer/director Klaus Lucka, Sandi Mollod, DDB's Bob Nelson and Marion Lenge join Therapy Films for a gigantic drink
Therapy director Christian Bevilacqua and Publicis director of broadcast Nadia Blake
Therapy director Christian Bevilacqua and Publicis director of broadcast Nadia Blake
Eden Roc with MJZ
MJZ's Jeff Scruton and David Zander
MJZ's Jeff Scruton and David Zander
Crispin's Andrew Keller, Tiffany Kosel and Matt Bonin
Crispin's Andrew Keller, Tiffany Kosel and Matt Bonin
Producer Nikki Fox with T.A.G.'s Scott Duchon and John Patroulis
Producer Nikki Fox with T.A.G.'s Scott Duchon and John Patroulis
Deutsch's Josh Rose, Tom Dunlap and Creativity's Teressa Iezzi
Deutsch's Josh Rose, Tom Dunlap and Creativity's Teressa Iezzi
Chiat's Richard O'Neill and MJZ's Debbie Turner
Chiat's Richard O'Neill and MJZ's Debbie Turner
Deutsch's Eric Hirshberg and Zander
Deutsch's Eric Hirshberg and Zander
CAA's Andrew Ault makes a toast.
CAA's Andrew Ault makes a toast.
MJZ's Gay Guthrie with the men: CAA's Andrew Ault, Matt Bijarchi, and DDB/Chicago's Grant Hill
MJZ's Gay Guthrie with the men: CAA's Andrew Ault, Matt Bijarchi, and DDB/Chicago's Grant Hill
CAA's Jesse Coulter, TBWA's Brian O'Rourke and Richard O'Neill and Jeff Scruton of MJZ
CAA's Jesse Coulter, TBWA's Brian O'Rourke and Richard O'Neill and Jeff Scruton of MJZ
Social Club EP Markus Ahlm quickly became known around the Croisette as 'The Captain'
Social Club EP Markus Ahlm quickly became known around the Croisette as 'The Captain'
Taking an oyster break aboard the Social Club sailboat
Taking an oyster break aboard the Social Club sailboat
Getting the raw food treatment at the Colombe D'Or
Getting the raw food treatment at the Colombe D'Or
As we approached the Microsoft yacht we were turned away by harpoons and buckets of scalding oil being poured off the sides...
As we approached the Microsoft yacht we were turned away by harpoons and buckets of scalding oil being poured off the sides...
Great Works draws a line in the sand
Great Works draws a line in the sand
Paranoid U.S. director Marc Raymond Wilkins, rep Stephanie Stephens, Goodby head of integrated production Mike Geiger, Paranoid U.S. EP Philip Detchmendy, Goodby CD Will McGinness and The Talent Business' Melanie Myers
Paranoid U.S. director Marc Raymond Wilkins, rep Stephanie Stephens, Goodby head of integrated production Mike Geiger, Paranoid U.S. EP Philip Detchmendy, Goodby CD Will McGinness and The Talent Business' Melanie Myers
Stare into the Lion's eyes...
Stare into the Lion's eyes...
Joep from Massive is always a towering presence at its parties
Joep from Massive is always a towering presence at its parties
Switch that to Fahrenheit and it's about the temperature of French hospitality
Switch that to Fahrenheit and it's about the temperature of French hospitality
Digitalism preside over the DDB dancefloor
Digitalism preside over the DDB dancefloor
Saturday, June 21th.
All photos by Sam Faulkner.

The Barbarian Group's Benjamin Palmer takes a lap at the Goodby, Silverstein & Partners cocktail party, by the pool at Hotel 3.14.
The Barbarian Group's Benjamin Palmer takes a lap at the Goodby, Silverstein & Partners cocktail party, by the pool at Hotel 3.14.

More from the Goodby, Silverstein & Partners cocktail party.
More from the Goodby, Silverstein & Partners cocktail party.

More from the Goodby, Silverstein & Partners cocktail party.
More from the Goodby, Silverstein & Partners cocktail party.

A table of lovely folks at the Goodby, Silverstein & Partners cocktail party.
A table of lovely folks at the Goodby, Silverstein & Partners cocktail party.

Sunset at the Goodby, Silverstein & Partners cocktail party.
Sunset at the Goodby, Silverstein & Partners cocktail party.

BBDO poolside cocktails, Martinez Hotel.
BBDO poolside cocktails, Martinez Hotel.

BBDO poolside cocktails, Martinez Hotel.
BBDO poolside cocktails, Martinez Hotel.

The DDB party on the Martinez's beach.
The DDB party on the Martinez's beach.

More from the DDB party...
More from the DDB party...

More from the DDB party...
More from the DDB party...

More from the DDB party...
More from the DDB party...

A deadly serious dancefloor at the DDB party...
A deadly serious dancefloor at the DDB party...

More from the DDB party dancefloor...
More from the DDB party dancefloor...

More from the DDB party..
More from the DDB party..

More from the DDB party..
More from the DDB party..

More from the DDB party..
More from the DDB party..

More from the DDB party..
More from the DDB party..

More from the DDB party..
More from the DDB party..

More from the DDB party..
More from the DDB party..


Thursday, June 19th.
All photos by Sam Faulkner.

CHI & Partners cocktail party aboard the Wally B yacht.
CHI & Partners cocktail party aboard the Wally B yacht.

Pool Party at the Hungry Man's villa.
Pool Party at the Hungry Man's villa.

Hanging at the Hakuhodo party.
Hanging at the Hakuhodo party.

Getting wet at the Hakuhodo party.
Getting wet at the Hakuhodo party.

More happy folks at the Hakuhodo party.
More happy folks at the Hakuhodo party.

Striking a pose at the Y&R Party.
Striking a pose at the Y&R Party.

Cuttin' rugs at the Y&R Party.
Cuttin' rugs at the Y&R Party.

Y&R Party.
Y&R Party.

Y&R Party.
Y&R Party.

Y&R Party.
Y&R Party.

Y&R Party.
Y&R Party.

A Kodak moment at the Y&R Party.
A Kodak moment at the Y&R Party.

Table service at the Y&R Party.
Table service at the Y&R Party.

Thirsty business at the Y&R Party.
Thirsty business at the Y&R Party.

One man stays alive at the Y&R Party.
One man stays alive at the Y&R Party.

Putting hands in the air and, presumably, waving them as if they just don't care at the Y&R Party.
Putting hands in the air and, presumably, waving them as if they just don't care at the Y&R Party.

La Nuit Publicis, beach party.
La Nuit Publicis, beach party.

Sharing at the Carlton Bar.
Sharing at the Carlton Bar.

It's the Gutter Bar.
It's the Gutter Bar.

More Gutter Bar.
More Gutter Bar.

Parking at the Gutter Bar.
Parking at the Gutter Bar.


Wednesday, June 18th

Delegates head towards the Palais for Wednesday night's award ceremony.
Delegates head towards the Palais for Wednesday night's award ceremony. Credit: Sam Faulkner

Inside the Awards ceremony.
Inside the Awards ceremony. Credit: Sam Faulkner

Lean Mean Fighting Machine from London collect a Gold Lion for their Emirates Cyber campaign.
Lean Mean Fighting Machine from London collect a Gold Lion for their Emirates Cyber campaign. Credit: Sam Faulkner

Cyber Lion winners.
Cyber Lion winners. Credit: Sam Faulkner

Projector Tokyo collect the Cyber Grand Prix for Uniqlo's Uniqlock interactive campaign.
Projector Tokyo collect the Cyber Grand Prix for Uniqlo's Uniqlock interactive campaign. Credit: Sam Faulkner

Anthony O'Reilly collects his Media Person of the Year award.
Anthony O'Reilly collects his Media Person of the Year award. Credit: Sam Faulkner

Canadian winners take shots of their Lion.
Canadian winners take shots of their Lion. Credit: Sam Faulkner

Brazilian winners of the Young Lions Gold, McCann Erickson art director Fabiano de Queiroz Silva and JWT art director Marcelo Mariano Dias, calmly accept the trophy for their Cyber campaign for Unicef.
Brazilian winners of the Young Lions Gold, McCann Erickson art director Fabiano de Queiroz Silva and JWT art director Marcelo Mariano Dias, calmly accept the trophy for their Cyber campaign for Unicef. Credit: Sam Faulkner

A lil' Lion-winning fist-pump.
A lil' Lion-winning fist-pump. Credit: Sam Faulkner

Andrew Keller picks up Crispin Porter + Bogusky's Gold Lion for Whopper Freakout.
Andrew Keller picks up Crispin Porter + Bogusky's Gold Lion for Whopper Freakout. Credit: Sam Faulkner

42 Entertainment accept the viral advertising Grand Prix for Trent Reznor's Year Zero interactive caampaign.
42 Entertainment accept the viral advertising Grand Prix for Trent Reznor's Year Zero interactive caampaign. Credit: Sam Faulkner

BBDO, NY hits the stage for another Lion for HBO's Voyeur.
BBDO, NY hits the stage for another Lion for HBO's Voyeur. Credit: Sam Faulkner

The BBDO, NY crew poses with their hardware.
The BBDO, NY crew poses with their hardware. Credit: Sam Faulkner

Talk to Chuck: Crispin's Chuck Porter syncs up.
Talk to Chuck: Crispin's Chuck Porter syncs up. Credit: Sam Faulkner

I feel like I've forgotten something...
I feel like I've forgotten something... Credit: Sam Faulkner

The Crispin Porter + Bogusky party.
The Crispin Porter + Bogusky party. Credit: Sam Faulkner

Workin' the ones+twos at the La La Land Beach party.
Workin' the ones+twos at the La La Land Beach party. Credit: Sam Faulkner


Tuesday, June 17th

Delegates arriving at the Palais des Festivals for the evenings award ceremony.
Delegates arriving at the Palais des Festivals for the evenings award ceremony. Credit: Sam Faulkner

The excitement reaches fever pitch before they announce the winners of the Golden Lions.
The excitement reaches fever pitch before they announce the winners of the Golden Lions. Credit: Sam Faulkner

The Grand Prix winners for Radio, Denstsu Tokyo.
The Grand Prix winners for Radio, Denstsu Tokyo. Credit: Sam Faulkner

Tuesday night's beach party.
Tuesday night's beach party. Credit: Sam Faulkner

Beach party.
Beach party. Credit: Sam Faulkner

Beach party.
Beach party. Credit: Sam Faulkner

More beach party.
More beach party. Credit: Sam Faulkner

A little dance floor TCB at the beach party
A little dance floor TCB at the beach party Credit: Sam Faulkner

Beach party
Beach party Credit: Sam Faulkner

Beach party
Beach party Credit: Sam Faulkner

Even more beach party
Even more beach party Credit: Sam Faulkner

You guessed it ... beach party
You guessed it ... beach party Credit: Sam Faulkner

And ... beach party
And ... beach party

Still the beach party
Still the beach party Credit: Sam Faulkner

Beach party!
Beach party! Credit: Sam Faulkner

View down onto the Gutter Bar before it got too messy.
View down onto the Gutter Bar before it got too messy. Credit: Sam Faulkner

Things stay a little more under control at the Carlton bar.
Things stay a little more under control at the Carlton bar. Credit: Sam Faulkner

The packed Carlton terrace bar.
The packed Carlton terrace bar. Credit: Sam Faulkner

The Carlton Bar.
The Carlton Bar. Credit: Sam Faulkner

Tuesday's Yahoo Penthouse Party.
Tuesday's Yahoo Penthouse Party.

Yahoo Penthouse Party.
Yahoo Penthouse Party. Credit: Sam Faulkner

Yahoo Penthouse Party.
Yahoo Penthouse Party. Credit: Sam Faulkner

Yahoo Penthouse Party.
Yahoo Penthouse Party. Credit: Sam Faulkner

Yahoo. Penthouse. Party.
Yahoo. Penthouse. Party.

View out to the Med from ... the Yahoo Penthouse.
View out to the Med from ... the Yahoo Penthouse. Credit: Sam Faulkner

Some Japanese delegates struggle to help their friend home around 3 AM.
Some Japanese delegates struggle to help their friend home around 3 AM.


Monday, June 16th

Palais des Festivals.
Palais des Festivals. Credit: Sam Faulkner

The welcome party of the Cannes Lions 2008.
The welcome party of the Cannes Lions 2008. Credit: Sam Faulkner

At the Gutter Bar on Monday night.
At the Gutter Bar on Monday night. Credit: Sam Faulkner

At the Gutter Bar.
At the Gutter Bar. Credit: Sam Faulkner

Gutter Bar? Oui.
Gutter Bar? Oui. Credit: Sam Faulkner

More Gutter Bar.
More Gutter Bar. Credit: Sam Faulkner

Still more Gutter Bar action.
Still more Gutter Bar action. Credit: Sam Faulkner

Gutter Bar party favors.
Gutter Bar party favors. Credit: Sam Faulkner

Posing for a picture with using a digital photo booth.
Posing for a picture with using a digital photo booth. Credit: Sam Faulkner

Extortionate beer prices... $15 a pint.
Extortionate beer prices... $15 a pint. Credit: Sam Faulkner

Delegates looking at the exhibition of the work in competition.
Delegates looking at the exhibition of the work in competition. Credit: Sam Faulkner

More delegates looking at the exhibition of the work in competition.
More delegates looking at the exhibition of the work in competition. Credit: Sam Faulkner

Delegates making sure they don't forget other people's ideas.
Delegates making sure they don't forget other people's ideas. Credit: Sam Faulkner

La Croisette.
La Croisette. Credit: Sam Faulkner

The Dutch young Creatives' tour bus.
The Dutch young Creatives' tour bus. Credit: Sam Faulkner

The exhibition of campaigning and social responsibility work.
The exhibition of campaigning and social responsibility work. Credit: Sam Faulkner

Another look at the exhibition of campaigning and social responsibility work.
Another look at the exhibition of campaigning and social responsibility work. Credit: Sam Faulkner

The Beach in front of the Palais des Festivals.
The Beach in front of the Palais des Festivals. Credit: Sam Faulkner

A creative being creative with five cameras.
A creative being creative with five cameras.

The young Lions make their mark.
The young Lions make their mark. Credit: Sam Faulkner

Three Young Lions from Michigan Sate University.
Three Young Lions from Michigan Sate University. Credit: Sam Faulkner

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