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The Young Lions Digital competition.

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Calling all digital creatives: It's time to build a digital-led campaign that uses both the platform and the technology behind it in only 24 hours. Show the whole creative communications industry your skills.

Young Lions digital competition gold winner

How does it work?

  • Contact your local Festival Rep to find out about the Competition near you
  • Compete in your local competition
  • Win your local competition!
  • Attend the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity 2023 to compete in the Young Lions Digital Competition.
Find your representative
Young Lions digital competition silver winner

The challenge

You'll be briefed by a charity or NGO about their digital challenge. Then there's just 24 hours for you to come up with a creative insight and explain how your digital solution uses a maximum of three social media platforms in new and exciting ways to move the brand forward. This will be judged by a selection of industry experts before the winner is crowned live at the festival.

Who is it for?

  • Social media managers/Creative technologists/UX designers/Digital producers/Digital designers

  • Full-working professional aged 30 years old or younger

  • Local Competition winner

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I wish I could live at a never ending Cannes Lions Festival. The whole thing, including the Young Lions Competitions, is amazing.

Daniel Zaldumbide, Maruri Grey Ecuador