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The Best of Cannes Self Promotion - Part Trois

Cannes might be long over, but like free rosé, the publicity just keeps on flowing. Here's the final roundup of everything interesting and vaguely self-promotion-shaped to come out of the South of France.


Whose choir are you preaching to?

“Mr. Clean represents patriarchy from some disgusting bygone day.”

“In a horrible fat-shaming society like America, Kool-Aid’s mascot is body positive. And it’s about time.”


British Comedy Director Ben Whitehouse Launches U.S. Career via Accomplice Media

Los Angeles— Continuing to broaden its roster of commercial filmmakers, Accomplice Media has signed comedy director Ben Whitehouse for exclusive representation in the United States.


ASA rules Protein World "Beach body" ad not socially irresponsible

The ASA has ruled the "Beach Body" billboard "not socially irresponsible", and "unlikely to cause offence". There were in total 378 complainants, who raised issues of offense and potential harm which boiled down to two points:


Mother London poaches potential Droga5 clients with URL hijack

Ah, this is cute. I'm sure you are familiar with what the Droga5 logo looks like, where the 5 replaces the G. It's so fancy.


Prada gets illustrated for its eyewear collection

Acne, The Mill, and Milan-based agency April created an immersive digital experience called Prada Raw Avenue which mixes traditional fashion illustration and animation for the Prada Raw Eyewear Mode


Googles new "real-time trends" for journalists should be targeted by lobbyists

Why settle for just publishing rumours found on twitter, when we can have journalism based on metarumours, i.e., rumours about rumours, thanks to Googles "biggest expansion of Google trends since 2012" as


Buzzfeed knows everything about you thanks to Google, Facebook & Quizzes

Have you ever used the Ghostery add on? You install it in your browser of choice, and it'll show you a list of each ad tracking script or widget on the web page that watches you.