Saatchi wins Media Grand Prix at Cannes

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The U.K. captured its second Grand Prix this week with a newspaper ad by Saatchi & Saatchi, London, in the Media Lions portion of the International Advertising Festival in Cannes. A day earlier, the London office of Lowe Lintas & Partners Worldwide won the print and poster Grand Prix for a Stella Artois beer print campaign. The festival awarded 17 Media Lions June 21, including the Grand Prix. Brazil, which captured nine of 29 Cyber Lions June 20, continued to be a big winner, with three Media Lions, followed by the U.S. and South Africa with two each. The U.S. Media Lions went to Wieden & Kennedy, Portland, Ore., for a Nike commercial, and Young & Rubicam's Media Edge, New York, for best use of sponsorship on behalf of AT&T Telecommunications.

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