VML Takes Home eight Lions at Cannes

The 61st annual Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity recently took place in Cannes, France, where VML, headquartered in Kansas City, was honored with eight Lions and creative work that was shortlisted across several categories.

Cannes is the world’s largest annual awards show and festival for the creative communications industry. The Cannes Lions festival received 3,427 submissions this year, creating a highly competitive show.

The full list of VML Cannes recognition includes:

For the Love of Music: The Story of Nashville
Silver Cannes Lion in Branded Content & Entertainment
Bronze Cannes Lion in Branded Content & Entertainment
Shortlisted in Cyber

Wendy’s Pretzel Bacon Cheeseburger Love Songs
Silver Vannes Lion in Promo & Activation
Shortlisted in PR (2) and Branded Content & Entertainment

Rip Curl Search GPS
Silver Cannes Lion in Mobile
Bronze Cannes Lions in both Mobile and Cyber
Shortlisted in Cyber (2)

Missing Persons Pre-Roll
Bronze Cannes Lion (2) in Cyber

Shortlisted in Cyber, Direct, PR and Promo and Activation

Guide Dots
Shortlisted in Titanium and Integrated & Mobile

The Exchange
Shortlisted in PR

EXPEDIA Double Exposure: “Church” and “Obelisk”
Shortlisted in Press (2)
Click here to view the award-winning work.