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INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF CREATIVITY | 17-24 JUNE 2017

My First Time

Myles Lord tells the story of when he won his first Gold Lion and what it meant for his client at the time.

created on Wednesday 19 Apr 2017

"We worked for 24 months with a brave client and finally got there. It was a really big moment for us."
Myles Lord

Back in 2010, CNN won a Gold Lion in Media for a campaign called ‘Go Beyond Borders’. It was the first time the brand had won Gold, and also the first Gold that a young creative called Myles Lord won. Seven years later the now Managing Creative Director of DDB Berlin tells the story of how he had to endure late nights and a moment of shame in order to finally earn a place on the Cannes Lions stage. 

Myles Lord is now the Managing Creative Director of DDB Berlin. You can check out the work he has won Lions with in the years since his CNN victory in the Cannes Lions Archive.

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