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BREAKING NEWS: US scores 99 out of 258 shortlists in Film Craft Lions, UK follows with 45

CANNES – 2018 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has announced shortlist for Film Craft Lions. 258 entries made it to the final round and US dominated the list with 99 entries, followed by UK with 45 and Australia with 17.

BBDO New York propelled US to lead the shortlists with 13 entries. The agency’s work titled ‘The Talk’ for their client P&G got shortlisted under the categories: Direction, Script, Casting and Cinematography. Meanwhile, adam&eveDDB London leads UK with 8 shortlisted entries and FINCH Sydney leads Australia with 4.

The Film Craft Lions celebrate onscreen artistry. Exceptional filmmaking in which technical skill and prowess in production elevates an idea or dramatically enhances its execution.


Diane McArter, founder and president of Furlined is the 2018 Film Craft Lions jury president.

All the winners will be announced during the Cannes Lions Craft track award ceremony from 7pm on Wednesday, 20 June. You can view the Film Craft Lions shortlist in full here:

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