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CANNES: The International Advertising Festival drew representatives from the advertising industry around the globe to the south of France for festivities that included, as well as the judging, a chance to enjoy the Mediterranean sun-and more parties than in recent memory. Included among the attendees were: Jean-Marie Dru (l.), president-CEO, international, TBWA Worlwide, Paris, and jury president, and Ron Lawner, managing partner-chief creative officer, Arnold Communications, Boston, and a member of the press and poster jury, at the Palais des Festivals.

Richard Mellor, creative director, Hyperinteractive, London, and a judge in the the Cyber Lion competition, and Danielle Sterrie, VP, London International Advertising Awards, London.

Brendan Ryan, worldwide chairman-CEO, Foote, Cone & Belding, New York, enjoys some time with Geoff Thompson, worldwide creative director, based in London.

Frank Scherma, executive producer of Palme D'Or winner Radical Media, Los Angeles, and Flo Babbitt, director of broadcast production, Foote, Cone & Belding, Chicago, at the Carlton Hotel.

Andy Berlin, chairman of Berlin, Cameron & Partners, New York, took time out for a smoke at the beach at the Carlton.

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