Young Lions Competitions

This is where the next generation of creative stars go head-to-head.

If you're under 30 the Young Lions competitions are one of the best places at the festival to celebrate your creativity on a global stage.

Taking place live in Cannes, there are competitions to suit people from every corner of the communications industry.

"It was f**king inspiring! You come home and wanna do so many things at once… I wish this feeling would stay forever."

Leo-Constantin Scheichenost, Young Lions Competitions (Print), HFA Studio

Why enter?

  • 1. Put your skills to the test in a creative shoot-out to find the best creative teams in the world.
  • 2. Work on a brief set by amazing NGOs - previous NGOs have included, United Nations, Save The Children, Greenpeace, Global Citizen, WWF, Amnesty International, UNHCR and UN Women.
  • 3. Learn to answer creative briefs in a fast-paced, competitive environment. Working in a team of two in just 24 hours!
  • 4. Showcase your talents in front of a prestigious jury, over 450 fellow competitors and the international Festival community.
  • 5. The Gold winners will be celebrated at the Cannes Lions Award Show with Gold winners collecting their award on stage and claiming a complete Cannes Lions pass and accommodation for next year's festival.

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