CANNES (AdAge.com) -- TBWA Paris creatives unfurled an Amnesty International banner after winning a Gold for Amnesty's "Signature," a powerful film using animation to portray people escaping death and persecution thanks to the lifeline of a signature, and what it represents in human rights awareness and the power of pressure.
Above, left: The changed appearance of Titanium jury president Alex Bogusky (whose agency Crispin Porter & Bogusky won the Titanium Grand Prix for Burger King) was a hot topic at Cannes. "A lot of people haven't recognized me because I cut my hair, so I brought a little visual aid," he said, donning a wig.
Above, right: BBDO was named Network of the Year, a new prize created to recognize the most-awarded network across all nine Cannes competitions ( DDB and Saatchi & Saatchi ranked No. 2 and No. 3, respectively).
Honda's Asimo robot chats with an exec from festival owner EMAP about Honda's Advertiser of the Year award.
Saatchi & Saatchi's chief creative officer, Tony Granger, and his team win the Agency of the Year trophy for Saatchi & Saatchi, New York.
The Cannes crowd leaves the Palais and heads for the gala closing dinner at the Carlton beach.
Festival Chairman Terry Savage and Marina Specht, CEO, MRM Worldwide, Madrid, and a Lions Direct judge, entering the closing gala at the Carlton beach.
Ricardo Armentano, Vegaolmosponce, Buenos Aires, and Alex Pallete, Lola, Madrid.