Media Lions at Cannes 2009

The Media Lions at Cannes International Advertising Festival were awarded on Tuesday June 22. The Media Jury, chaired by Nick Brien, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mediabrands, shortlisted 211 entries out of the 1840 competing and awarded 122 winners, 20 Gold, 30 Silver and 71 Bronze Lions. Media Agency of the Year was Dentsu Tokyo, Japan. The Gold winners of the Young Lions Media Competition were the Australian team made up of Lauren Cassar, Communications Strategist and Tristan Burrell, Media Planner, both from Universal McCann.

Gold Media Lions


Grand Prix went to JWT Japan for Nestle’s Kit Kat Postcard campaign with Japan Post.

Gold Media Lions

La Sirena, Dynamic Overlays, Pages BBDO Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Nissan Micra Ceiling Cinema, TBWAGermany, Berlin, Germany
Lexus USA, Reinventing the Magazine
Nissan Be The News, Lew\Lara\TBWA Sao Paulo, Brazil
AEG Electrolux, The World Is Noisy Enough, Zenithoptimedia International London, UK
Veritas Spiriti, Check Them, McCann Erickson Group Skopje, Macedonia
The Clorox Company, Reverse Graffiti Project, Green Works, DDB West, San Francisco, USA
Football Federation Australia, The Missing ‘H’, Lowe Sydney, Australia
Axion, Banner Concerts, Boondoggle, Leuven, Belgium
Burger King Whopper Sacrifice, Crispin Porter + Bogusky, Boulder, USA
Sony Music, Wish I Could Be True to Myself, Juju Spontania, Dentsu Tokyo, Japan
Mars Chocolate Bar, Strauchanie Sponsorship, Starcom, Melbourne, Australia
Nestle Baci Perugina Chocolate, From Giovanni to DonGiovanni, Armando Testa, Turin, Italy
Gillette Mach 3, To Shave Or Not, Mediacom Media India, Mumbai, India
Toyota Aygo, Car Dance Party (2), Happiness Brussels, Belgium
The Zimbabwean Trillion Dollar Campaign (2), TBWAHuntLascaris, Johannesburg, South Africa
Tourism Queensland Best Job in the World, CumminsNitro, Brisbane, Australia
Walmart, Sustainability, Mediavest USA, New York, USA

Silver Media Lions

Mastercard, 12 Chimes of the Bell, Universal McCann, Madrid
Radio Station Studio Brussels, Changed Opening Credits & Episodes, Mortierbrigade, Brussels, Belgium
IKEA Austria, IKEA Cinema Catalogue, DDB Germany, Berlin, Germany
Dubai Healthcare City, Lump, Impact Plus (BBDO) Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Westfield, Grazia Inside, Arena BLM, London, UK
PreservePlanet.or, Wild Trapped Animals, DDB Costa Rica, San Jose,