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