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Welcome to the Cannes Lions Press Centre

Your one-stop shop for media questions

This is the place to find press releases, images, press accreditation information, embargo details and our photo and video policy. Statistics including the latest winners and shortlists are also available for accredited journalists.


Press accreditation

Cannes Lions press accreditation is strictly reserved for editorial team members (editors, journalists, reporters, photographers, broadcasters) and full-time freelancers (with evidence of at least six months experience with the publication) Pre-registration is required and onsite applications will not be accepted. Due to higher volume of requests and limited capacity there will be a capped allocation of press accreditation. 

Press accreditation is now closed for 2017. For any queries please get in touch.

Michael König Young Journalist Bursary

The Michael König Young Journalist Bursary was launched in memory of Michael König, the German journalist from New Business who sadly passed away at Cannes Lions 2015. Each year it offers a budding young journalist the ultimate Cannes Lions programme. Tailored to maximise opportunity and networking for them, while providing editorial content for Cannes Lions’ channels, the programme will offer a career kick-start across a diverse mix of media including print, digital and broadcast.this year.


  •  Applicants should have studied journalism or a similar discipline and have graduated within the last 18 months
  • Applicants must have a proven interest in brand communications and creativity
  • Excellent written and spoken English is essential
  • Applicants should be 28 years of age or under

This year's recipient has been announced. Find out more here

Press Portal

Members of the press have access to a dedicated press portal which houses key information, including embargoed shortlist and winners’ details, images and footage. 

To access the press portal please click here.

Press Releases

The latest press releases about this year's Cannes Lions, as well as Lions Innovation, Lions Health and Lions Entertainment can be found here.

Talk to us

If you have any questions about press coverage at Cannes Lions, please get in touch.

Registration for Press Accreditation is now closed