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Cannes: It's Lion time again...

It didn't take long for attendees to get down to the business of the Cannes International Advertising Film Festival-attending parties, enjoying the night life and collecting Lions.

The team from O&M, Vienna, takes home a Gold Lion in the Lions Direct show for a direct fundraising campaign for "butterfly" children. Butterfly children suffer from a condition that makes them very sensitive to touch.

A dinner is held for Hispanic agency creatives at Canne's La Chunga restaurant. (From l.) Warren Harmel, president, Dieste Harmel & Partners, Dallas; Messianu DDB's VP-Creative Director Enrique Faillace, VP-Director of Broadcast Michelle Headley, VP-Creative Director Joe Luis Villa, and Chief Creative Officer Luis Miguel Messianu; Alex Pallete, VP-account planning, Vidal Partnership; Aldo Quevedo, executive creative director, Dieste Harmel & Partners.

Jupiter Drawing Room, of Cape Town, South Africa, takes home a Media Lion for its "Speed" campaign for Nando's Chicken Restaurant.

ADK of Tokyo celebrates its Media Lion for a newspaper campaign it did for Toshiba Corp.'s Trilobite cleaning robot.

OMD hosts a cocktail party at The Majestic. (From l.) Yoko Tonaka, media director of ADK, Tokyo, and a Media Lions judge. Mark Stewart, Media Lions jury president and managing director of OMD Eastern Region, New York; Demet Ikiler, Media Lions judge and CEO of MindShare, Istanbul.

Ted Woehrle (l.), VP-marketing of North America, Procter & Gamble Co. and Arnoulf Keil, CEO of MPG, Frankfurt, take a seat on a giant tennis ball. Havas offered plasma TVs at its open house so that guests could watch Wimbeldon.

Leo Burnett holds a welcoming party at the villa of Richard Pinder (c.), president-Europe, Middle East and Africa operations. Seated with Mr. Pinder are Linda Locke (l.), Leo Burnett's regional creative director for Asia Pacific, Singapore, and Michelle Kristula Green, president-Asia Pacific, Hong Kong.

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