The Media Academy is for action-oriented media professionals looking to arm themselves with the latest tools and knowledge to create cut-through media campaigns.
The search is on for the 30 young media professionals who will learn first-hand from the world’s greatest brands and industry leaders.
Expect classroom sessions and workshops. Learn first-hand from CEOs, Senior Media Officers, Chief Strategy Officers, Media Directors, Media Planners, Creative Directors, and to be inspired by award-winning creativity.
The Academy is sponsored by TheTradeDesk
The pass includes exclusive access to the Media Academy Programme and complete access to the Cannes Lions festival talks, awards, networking events and closing party.
"A week of unprecedented senior-leadership exposure, coupled with mind-opening seminars."
Senior Account Manager, Google, USA
To join the 2022 class, you will need to apply and be accepted. Every applicant is reviewed by the Academy leadership team and LIONS and there are 30 places available.
Before applying, please ensure you have the funding approved to attend the 2022 Festival. All applications received and approved by February 10 2022 are eligible for the early bird discount which is €2,095 +TVA. Applications received after this date, the fee rises to €2,515 +TVA.
To complete your application, select the Media Academy pass and proceed to your Cannes Lions account to fill out all the required information.
We ask three questions of all applicants:
If you are successful, you will be contacted directly and then have 2 weeks to confirm and pay for your ticket.
Each academy pass includes full week access to the Media Academy and of course access to the 2022 Festival including content, networking events, the Cannes Lions fringe and the closing party.
A 30-year industry veteran, Jane spent 20 years at Leo Burnett, Starbucks and Darden, working in the US and Asia-Pacific. 16 years ago, Jane founded a strategy and creativity practice to help clients articulate who they are, what they do and how to do it better. She travels the globe with agency and brand side clients, guiding and inspiring executives and organizations, and helping people live their big lives.