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shots' Pick of the Day at Cannes: Monday
16th Jun

shots'PickoftheDayatCannes:Monday

We share our picks for three events to watch out for on the first day of Cannes.

11th Jun
Cannes Essentials: Denny Cooper

Cannes Essentials: Denny Cooper

Top of the list for UNIT's creative director of colour is eating a seafood platter while wearing a pair of Happy Socks.

11th Jun
On My Radar: Adrian Rossi

On My Radar: Adrian Rossi

The Creative Chairman of Grey London, Adrian Rossi, admires a certain Italian art director, a particular Korean film and a legendary American boxer as he reveals some of his creative inspirations.

10th Jun
Cannes Essentials: Daniel Lobatón

Cannes Essentials: Daniel Lobatón

The Saatchi & Saatchi NY creative director makes room in his suitcase for ice-breaking T-shirts, holiday reading and a portable phone charger for sharing and caring.

4th Jun
Cannes Essentials: Jaime Mandelbaum

Cannes Essentials: Jaime Mandelbaum

What's the Chief Creative Officer of VMLY&R EMEA (and this year's jury president of the Brand Experience and Activation Lions) slinging in his suitcase ahead of a trip to the sweltering south of France? Well, a woolly jumper for starters...

4th Jun
On My Radar: Julio Carlos

On My Radar: Julio Carlos

Mexican director Julio Carlos on the freedom of fashion brands' creativity, the impossibility of choosing a favourite film, and why grooming counts...

3rd Jun
Freddie Waters: A Few Of My Favourite Things

Freddie Waters: A Few Of My Favourite Things

The Outsider signing chats to us about living with a brewer, Chinese TinTin and the magnum opus that is Cool Runnings.

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30th May
My D&AD diary: Amie Snow

My D&AD diary: Amie Snow

Having attended D&AD as part of Sweetshop and R-LDN's Rare Access initiative, the Ogilvy creative and founder of Ogilvy Roots offers her take on a first-time festival experience.

30th May
Playlist: Dugan O'Neal

Playlist: Dugan O'Neal

We chat to the MindsEye Director Dugan O'Neal about great music promos new and old, his love for Tame Impala and his obsession with instagram.

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29th May
The Art of Advertising: Louis Ansa

The Art of Advertising: Louis Ansa

Louis Ansa is the Creative Director of Interactive production company, makemepulse.

28th May
On My Radar: Brent Harris

On My Radar: Brent Harris

The South African born New York dwelling Skunk director, Brent Harris, gets chills from de Thurah, can't function without coffee and thinks that 'the need for speed' can limit creativity.

21st May
On My Radar: John Treacy

On My Radar: John Treacy

The ECD of Proximity Worldwide London admires some uncommon work for TV, is easily pushed into buying kicks and regrets the generalisation of the industry.

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