Cannes Lions Awards now open. Enter now

Dates and Fees

Entries open – Now open

First late fee applies – After 14 March 2019

Second late fee applies – After 28 March 2019

Third late fee applies – After 11 April 2019

Final deadline – 18 April 2019

If you are concerned that you won’t meet the final deadline on 18 April 2019, get in touch

Entry Fees

Lion Fee until 14 March 2019 Fee after 14 March Fee after 28 March Fee after 11 April
Communication
Design Lions € 555 € 735 € 815 € 915
Film Lions € 865 € 1,045 € 1,125 € 1,225
Mobile Lions € 555 € 735 € 815 € 915
Outdoor Lions € 555 € 735 € 815 € 915
Print & Publishing Lions € 555 € 735 € 815 € 915
Radio & Audio Lions € 555 € 735 € 815 € 915
Titanium Lions € 1,525 € 1,705 € 1,785 € 1,885
Craft
Industry Craft Lions € 555 € 735 € 815 € 915
Digital Craft Lions € 555 € 735 € 815 € 915
Film Craft Lions € 865 € 1,045 € 1,125 € 1,225
Entertainment
Entertainment Lions € 865 € 1,045 € 1,125 € 1,225
Entertainment Lions for Music € 555 € 735 € 815 € 915
Entertainment Lions for Sport NEW € 555 € 735 € 815 € 915
Experience
Brand Experience & Activation Lions € 555 € 735 € 815 € 915
Creative eCommerce Lions € 555 € 735 € 815 € 915
Good
Glass: The Lion For Change € 555 € 735 € 815 € 915
Sustainable Development Goals Lions € 555 € 735 € 815 € 915
Health
Health & Wellness Lions € 555 € 735 € 815 € 915
Pharma Lions € 555 € 735 € 815 € 915
Impact
Creative Effectiveness Lions € 1,525 € 1,705 € 1,785 € 1,885
Innovation
Innovation Lions € 555 € 735 € 815 € 915
Reach
Creative Data Lions € 555 € 735 € 815 € 915
Creative Strategy Lions NEW € 555 € 735 € 815 € 915
Direct Lions € 555 € 735 € 815 € 915
Media Lions € 555 € 735 € 815 € 915
PR Lions € 555 € 735 € 815 € 915
Social & Influencer Lions € 555 € 735 € 815 € 915

Please note, a late entry fee of €180 is applied to all entries submitted after 14 March 2018. The late fee increases by a further €80 to €260 applied to all entries submitted after 28 March 2018. The final fee increase of an additional €100 is applied to all entries submitted after 11 April 2018.

Refunds / cancellations

This helpful summary is only a guide to the key points about refunds/cancellations. It is not a substitute for reading the full rules of entering, terms & conditions, refunds/cancellations and our policies on ineligible and "scam" entries, which can all be downloaded soon

  • Entrant withdraws on or before 14 March 2019 – receiving a refund or credit
    An entrant may withdraw their entries on or before 14 March 2019 for any reason and be eligible for a refund of the entry fee paid less a processing fee of €220 or credit for entries or delegate passes in 2019 or 2020.
  • Entrant withdraws after 14 March 2019 – not receiving a refund or credit
    An entrant may withdraw their entries after 14 March 2019 but will not be eligible for a refund or credit.

Release of results

Lion Shortlist Announced Winners Announced
Communication
Design Lions Sun 16 June Mon 17 June
Film Lions Wed 19 June Fri 21 June
Mobile Lions Wed 19 June Thu 20 June
Outdoor Lions Sat 15 Jun Mon 17 June
Print & Publishing Lions Sun 16 June Mon 17 June
Radio & Audio Lions Wed 19 June Thu 20 June
Titanium Lions Early June Fri 21 June
Craft
Industry Craft Lions Mon 17 June Tue 18 June
Digital Craft Lions Mon 17 June Tue 18 June
Film Craft Lions Sun 16 June Tue 18 June
Entertainment
Entertainment Lions Mon 17 June Tue 18 June
Entertainment Lions for Music Mon 17 June Tue 18 June
Entertainment Lions for Sport NEW Mon 17 June Tue 18 June
Experience
Brand Experience & Activation Lions Wed 19 June Thu 20 June
Creative eCommerce Lions Wed 19 June Thu 20 June
Good
Glass: The Lion For Change Early June Thu 20 June
Sustainable Development Goals Lions Thur 20 Jun Fri 21 June
Health
Health & Wellness Lions Sun 16 June Mon 17 June
Pharma Lions Sun 16 June Mon 17 June
Impact
Creative Effectiveness Lions Wed 19 June Thu 20 June
Innovation
Innovation Lions Early June Thu 20 June
Reach
Creative Data Lions Tue 18 June Wed 19 June
Creative Strategy Lions NEW Early June Wed 19 June
Direct Lions Tue 18 June Wed 19 June
Media Lions Tue 18 June Wed 19 June
PR Lions Tue 18 June Wed 19 June
Social & Influencer Lions Tue 18 June Wed 19 June

Notification of winners

  • Judging takes place in Cannes over a two week period, before and during the Festival week.
  • Shortlisted work will be announced on www.canneslions.com and appear in Lions Daily, a daily print publication which is available at the Festival.
  • Winners are announced at the relevant Festival award shows and will appear online and in Lions Daily the next day.
  • The Entrant Company will be named alongside the winning work, at the awards show and will receive trophies and certificates, where appropriate.
  • Duplicate trophies can be purchased by other companies or individuals credited on the work, after the Festival.