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Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity

Cannes Lions is an annual international festival and awards show that celebrates creativity in advertising, marketing, and related fields. The event takes place in Cannes, France and features a range of categories, including film, print, outdoor, digital, and design. The festival is considered the most prestigious awards show in the advertising industry, attracting top creative talent from around the world.

The Lion of St. Mark is an award given each year at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity for a lifetime of services to creativity in communications


  1. Advertising,

  2. Design, Craft,

  3. Film & Entertainment,

  4. Innovation,

  5. Media,

  6. Purpose,

  7. Strategy,

  8. Special Awards

General Eligibility/Rules:

The Cannes Lions Creative Awards are open to anyone working in the creative communications, advertising, and marketing industries. This includes advertising agencies, production companies, media companies, PR firms, design consultancies, digital agencies, and more. There are specific categories and entry requirements for each award, which can be found on the Cannes Lions website.

Schedule (as per 2023)

Entries : January - April

Announcement of Awards: June

Fee(s): Entry fee varies depending upon the category. Ranging between 630 euros to 2180 euros, as per 2023 released guidelines.

*Please note that the list provided is not comprehensive and may not include all relevant details about the event. For complete and up-to-date information, we encourage you to visit the official website*


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