Cannes Film Lions Winners 2005

Well, it's not much of a surprise to us, but W+K London took home the Grand Prix with "Grr" for Honda Diesel. It also won the Journalists' Award.

Bravo to the team!
CDs: Tony Davidson/Kim Papworth
CWs/ADs: Sean Thompson/Michael Russoff/Richard Russell Agency Producer: Charlie Tinson/Rob Steiner
Production Company: Nexus Productions, London
Directors: Adam Foulkes/Alan Smith
Producers: Jullie Parfitt/Chris O'reilly
Editor: Nexus
Music: Be Nice To The Pigeons/Hate Something
Sound/Design Arrangement: Wave London
Account Supervisor: Francesca Sellers
Advertiser's Supervisor: Matt Coombe

TBWA/Chiat/Day took home Gold for two categories, Corporate and Best Use of Music with their "Hello Tomorrow" spot for Adidas.

Creative Directors: Lee Clow/Chuck McBride/Joe Kayser
CW: Chuck McBride AD: Joe Kayser
Agency Producer: Jennifer Golub
Production Company: MJZ, Los Angeles
Director: Spike Jonze
Producer: Vincent Landay (Executive Producer)
D.O.P/Lighting Cameraman: Ellen Kraus
Editor: Haines Hall
Music: Karen O Of The Yeah/Yeah/Yeahs (Squeak-e-clean)
Account Supervisor: Doug Sweeny

Olympus' banned "Red-Eyed Baby" ad, which became a viral last month was one of the three in a campaign, also including "Cropped Tourists", "Blurry Boy" and "Distorted Dogs", by Springer & Jacoby International, Amsterdam that won Gold.

CDs: Aris Theophilakis/Murray White
CWs: Murray White/Sharon Cleary
AD: Chris Pugmire
Agency Producer: Ronald Milton
Production Company: Tony Petersen Film
2nd Production Company: Biscuit Filmworks, Los Angeles
Director: Noam Murro
Producer: Mandy Kothe
D.O.P/Lighting Cameraman: Ellen Kuras
Editor: Russel Icke/Sam Gunn (whitehouse)
Music: Sander van Maarschalkerweerd (sizzer)
Sound/Design Arrangement: Scramble, London: Alex Nicholls-Lee
Account Supervisor: Thomas Diekmann
Advertiser's Supervisor: Hans Thiele

King Kong strikes in the Gold winner for Ford Ranger Opencab Trucks by JWT Bangkok.

CD: Pinit Chantaprateep
CW: Wichian Thongsuksiri
ADs: Rungsun Suwannachitra/Taya Soonthonvipat
Agency Producer: Poj Rajkulchai
Production Company, City: Phenomena, Bangkok
Director: Thanonchai Sornsrivichai
Producer: Piyawan Mungkung
D.O.P/Lighting Cameraman: Tweesak Kumpati
Editor: Monop Boonvipas
Sound/Design Arrangement: Cine Digital
Account Supervisor: Smith Surabotsopon
Advertiser's Supervisor: Saroj Kiatfuengfoo/John Fink

A hearty congratulations to the folks responsible for the amazingly well done and epic length Vibrators/The Right One spot for AIDES awareness by TBWA/Paris. A well deserved Gold.

Ad Agency: TBWAParis, Boulogne-Billancourt
CD: Erik Vervroegen
CWs: Véronique Sels/Erik Vervroegen
AD: Erik Vervroegen
Production Company, City: Wanda Productions, , La Plaine Saint-Denis
Music: Vibrators/Baby Baby

The folks at Saatchi & Saatchi in London also won Gold for their well done appeals spot for the NSPCC on child abuse.

CD: Tony Granger CW: Leo Premutico AD: Jan Jacobs
Agency Producer: Manuela Franzini
Production Company, City: Large, London
Director: Danny Kleinmann
Producer: Johnnie Frankel
D.O.P/Lighting Cameraman: John Mathieson
Editor: Steve Gandolfi
Music: Michael Andrews/Carpation Ridge
Sound/Design Arrangement: Grand Central
Account Supervisor: Jason Briggs

CW Johnathan Budds and AD Anita Davis of JWT, London won Silver for their creepy but interesting twist on the typical Vodka commercial for Smirnoff Red Vodka.

CD: Nick Bell CW: Jonathan Budds AD: Anita Davis
Agency Producer: Denise Connell
Production Company, City: PARTIZAN, London
2nd Production Company, City: TRAKTOR, London
Director: Traktor
Producer: Jim Bouvier
D.O.P/Lighting Cameraman: Ben Seresin
Editor: Joe Guest
Sound/Design Arrangement: Pete Raeburn

Grupo Gallegos in Long Beach, California should be very happy with their Sliver win for Energizer Batteries featuring a man who can't stop taking pictures.

CD: Favio Ucedo CWs: Aida Roman/Martin Jalfen
AD: Facundo Romero
Production Company, City: FLIP FILMS, Santa Monica

BBH NY's Residue spot for AXE brought them a Silver, directed by Noam Murro.

CD: William Gelner CWs: Matt Ian/Brian Friedrich
AD: Amee Shah
Agency Producer: Higgins
Production Company: Biscuit Filmworks, Los Angeles
Director: Noam Murro
Editor: Avi Oren

Noam Murro was also the director of BBH London's modern take on Shakespeare's "A Midsummer's Night Dream" for Levi's 501 Jeans with Anti-Fit, which also won Silver.

CD: Marc Shillum CW/AD: Nick Gill
Agency Producer: Bradley Woodus
Production Company: Independent Films, London
2nd Production Company: Biscuit Filmsworks, Los Angeles
Director: Noam Murro

Even through it was pulled from the Australian airwaves, Nike's "Tennis Instructor" spot by the folks at Wieden + Kennedy, Portland still managed to get Silver from the judges.

CDs: Hal Curtis/Mike Byrne
CW: Alberto Ponte AD: Bill Karow
Agency Producer: Andrew Loevenguth
Production Company: Gorgeous Enterprises, London
Director: Chris Palmer
Producer: Rupert Smythe
D.O.P/Lighting Cameraman: Ben Seresin
Editor: Haines Hall

Lowe London's "Pilot" for Stella Artois won Bronze for CWs/ADs Vince Squibb, Jason Lawes, and Sam Cartmell.

CD: Damon Collins
CWs/ADs: Vince Squibb/Jason Lawes/Sam Cartmell
Agency Producer: Charles Crisp
Production Company: Stink, London
Director: Ivan Zacharias
Producer: Nick Landon
D.O.P/Lighting Cameraman: Jan Velicky
Editor: Filip Malasek
Sound/Design Arrangement: Hothouse Music
Account Supervisor: Ben Sareen/Matt Edwards
Advertiser's Supervisor: Lee Rolston

BBDO NY's campaign for Mountain Dew using Spy VS Spy gave CW Bill Bruce and AD Doris Cassar Bronze Lions for their spots "Helicopter", "Hallway", and "Canopy".

CD/CW: Bill Bruce AD: Doris Cassar
Agency Producer: Hyatt Choate
Production Company: Partizan, Los Angeles
Director: Traktor
Producer: Traktor
D.O.P/Lighting Cameraman: Bill Pope
Editor: Tom Muldoon @ Nomad
Sound/Design Arrangement: Francois Blaigno

The dancing Citroen "Carbot" won Bronze for EURO RSCG London and CWs/ADs Matthew Anderson and Steve Nicholls.

CD: Justin Hooper
CWs/ADs: Matthew Anderson/Steve Nicholls
Agency Producer: Nicola Tucker
Production Company: Spy Films, Toronto
Director: Neill Blomkamp
Producer: Winston Helgason / Carlo Trulli (Executive Producer)
D.O.P/Lighting Cameraman: Winston Helgason/Simon van de Lagemaat/Neill Blomkamp / Trevor Cawood (Animator)
Editor: Stephen Pepper/Jon Anastasiades
Music: Stuart Price (Composer/Arranger)
Sound/Design Arrangement: Johnnie Burn/Aaron Reynolds/Alex Hubbard @ Wave (Sound Design)
Acct Supervisor: Pete Turner/Michelle Greenhalgh/Mat Goff
Advertiser's Supervisor: Mike Ibbett

The most excellent modern rendition of the classic "Singin' in the Rain" by Gene Kelly for VW Golf GTI won Bronze.

Ad Agency: DDB London
Production Company: Stink, London

Comments (2)

  • Dabitch's picture

    Sooo not in the least suprised by the Grand Prix winner, adgrunt Jasper has been betting on GRR for several months now. :)

    Jun 26, 2005
  • caffeinegoddess's picture

    I think I'd have been more shocked if "Grr" didn't win. ;) Overall I think I was much happier with the winners for the Film Lions than other categories (better work, etc).

    Jun 27, 2005

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