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FCB Chicago Has Outstanding First Day at Cannes with Four Lions

Press Release - Cannes, 17 June 2019

FCB Network’s total wins tally 11 trophies at the Festival so far

Cannes, June 17, 2019– The FCB Network is off to an excellent start on day one of this year’s Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. To date, FCB has had a strong showing, being awarded 11 Lions – which consist of 5 Gold, 2 Silver and 4 Bronze.

FCB Chicago’s “The Gun Violence History Book”and “Most Dangerous Street,” on behalf of the Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence, was at the forefront of the day’s winning campaigns. “The Gun Violence History Book” – outlining 228 years of gun violence history in America andintended to be a tool to teach current and future voters how we can stop repeating history – brought home three impressive awards, including two Gold Lions in Design – Booksand Print & Publishing — Publications for Good for Charity / Not-for-profit, and a Silver Lion in Design — Promotional Item Design.“Most Dangerous Street” – an installation that showcased a week-by-week visualization of Chicago’s gun violencewith emotional audio from victims’ families telling their stories– took home a distinctive Gold Lion in the Design — Data Visualization category. These are significant achievements for the FCB Chicago office and their clients, and the Festival is just getting started! 

Area 23 also had a strong showing on day one, with two campaigns receiving awards, including “One Word” from The Learning Corp and “Get Up Alarm Clock” from Eli Lilly and Company:

  • Gold: “One Word” – Pharma — Regulated: Healthcare Professional
  • Silver: “Get Up Alarm Clock” – Pharma – Regulated
  • Bronze: “One Word” – Pharma — Regulated: Healthcare Professional

Refer to the charts below for full information on today’s honors, including wins from Happiness Brussels, FCB Inferno and FCB&FiRe Madrid.

Cannes Lions — Design

Award

Office

Campaign Title

Client/Brand

Category/Media

Gold Lion

FCB CHICAGO

THE GUN VIOLENCE HISTORY BOOK

ILLINOIS COUNCIL AGAINST HANDGUN VIOLENCE

Design — Books

 

Gold Lion

 

FCB CHICAGO

 

MOST DANGEROUS STREET

 

ILLINOIS COUNCIL AGAINST HANDGUN VIOLENCE

Design — Data Visualization

 

Silver Lion

 

FCB CHICAGO

 

THE GUN VIOLENCE HISTORY BOOK

ILLINOIS COUNCIL AGAINST HANDGUN VIOLENCE

Design — Promotional Item Design

 

Bronze Lion

 

HAPPINESS BRUSSELS

 

BLINDMETERS

 

OVK / PEVR (PARENTS OF ROAD VICTIMS)

Design — Data Visualization

 

Bronze Lion

 

FCB INFERNO

 

STORYSIGN

 

HUAWEI

 

Design — Infant Products, Toys & Educational Products

 

 

Cannes Lions — Print & Publishing

Award

Office

Campaign Title

Client/Brand

Category/Media

Gold Lion

 

FCB CHICAGO

 

THE GUN VIOLENCE HISTORY BOOK

 

ILLINOIS COUNCIL AGAINST HANDGUN VIOLENCE

Print & Publishing — Publications for Good for Charity / Not-for-profit

Bronze Lion

 

FCB&FIRE MADRID

 

AN UNREPEATABLE PHOTOGRAPH?

 

TRAPA CHOCOLATES

 

Print & Publishing — Innovative Use of Print

 

Cannes Lions — Health & Wellness

Award

Office

Campaign Title

Client/Brand

Category/Media

Gold Lion

 

FCB INFERNO

 

STORYSIGN

 

HUAWEI

 

Health & Wellness — Health & Wellness Tech

 

Cannes Lions — Pharma

Award

Office

Campaign Title

Client/Brand

Category/Media

Gold Lion

 

AREA 23, AN FCB HEALTH NETWORK COMPANY

ONE WORD

 

THE LEARNING CORP

 

Pharma —Regulated: Healthcare Professional

 

Silver Lion

 

AREA 23, AN FCB HEALTH NETWORK COMPANY

GET UP ALARM CLOCK

 

ELI LILLY AND COMPANY

 

Pharma — Regulated

 

Bronze Lion

 

AREA 23, AN FCB HEALTH NETWORK COMPANY

ONE WORD

 

THE LEARNING CORP

 

Pharma — Regulated: Healthcare Professional

 

 

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