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.

See the winning work

Congratulations to the 2021 Young Lions competition winners.

Pick the right competition for you

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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