Zombies take over the stage at Saatchi's New Directors Showcase, which opened with a talk from Colin director Marc Price.
If you're wondering why the Cannes tees were so cool this year, Uniqlo was responsible. The brand's COO Naoki Otoma is pictured left with Fast Retailing PR guru Diasuke Hase.
One of the coolest clients you'll ever meet, Uniqlo's COO Otoma.
On the Croisette we bumped into Daniele Fiandaca, his Profero colleague and BBH CD Calle Sjonell, who was taking his Lion for a stroll.
Keep an eye out on these folks: Indie Amsterdam's Sarah Taylor, Mark Aink and Lode Schaeffer.
Dinner at Mantel: Creativity editor Teressa Iezzi with TBWA's Ulrich Proeschel, CCO TBWA Group Germany Stefan Schmidt, TBWA/Chiat/Day/L.A. CCO Rob Schwartz and Worldwide Communications Director Jeremy Miller.
One Mantel dinner, three Lion winners. In the R/GA corner, the agency's Marc Shillum, VP/Director of Brand Design (left) with fun-loving honcho Bob Greenberg.
And, from Belgium, Vincent Jansen (left) and Stef Selfslagh, CDs at Boondoggle, which took home Cyber Gold.
Then sometime mid-dinner, Vic Palumbo made an appearance with Fallon's Gold Design Lion for the Skimmer.
More Mantel fun with Human and Mass Market. That's SS+K president Brad Kay on the left and Y&R Chicago Director of Production Brian Smego on the right.
Who cares about Lions. Go lobsters!
Mass Market's foodie EP Rich Rama digs in.
As does Leo Burnett's Mandy Graham.
Dinner at Eden Roc: Therapy Film's MD Barry Hughes and Creativity's Teressa Iezzi
Barry, Teressa and DDB/N.Y. CCO Eric Silver
Lowe's Raj Kamble and Sandi Mollod & Associates' Sandi Mollod
Therapy Films Director Christian Bevilacqua and Creativity's Ann-Christine Diaz
The Carlton Terrace on a busier night.
Grey's music mogul Josh Rabinowitz and Creativity's Teressa Iezzi. Oh yeah, and that's Sir Bob Geldof in the middle.
From left: The other Hayo, Peter Hayo of Perky Park Music, Fallon's Vic Palumbo and Therapy director Christian Bevilacqua
Fallon's Juan Cabral and Creativity's Ann Diaz
Crispin's Matt Bonin and Therapy Films gadabout Bevilacqua
NoMu and DiLo: Former Cannes virgin director Noam Murro and BBDO/N.Y.'s Brian DiLorenzo
A serious moment with Droga5 ECD Ted Royer and Y&R, N.Y. ECD Scott Vitrone
Sandi Mollod and Euro's Joe Guyt
They SHOULD be smiling: Stink Digital's Mark Pytlik and director Adam Berg, Film Grand Prix winners.
Psyop's Justin Booth-Clibborn
Justin gets even happier when Stink's Daniel Bergman stops by.
The ever radiant Gisela Knijenberg of Smuggler.
Two Dashing: Smuggler EPs Fergus Brown of the U.K. office with Brian Carmody
Christine Jackson and Mass Market's Rich Rama
DDB/Chicago's Galen Graham with better half Mary Graham of Leo Burnett and Barrie Isaacson
Love the Dutch: Finch Factor's Kerrie Finch and Indie Amsterdam's Mark Aink
That's the Cannes we know--Smuggler's Brian Carmody and BBH's Julian Katz