Getty Images has today announced it will be bringing powerful, raw storytelling to Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity with the panel: Unfiltered: Storytelling from the Frontline.
Award-winning photojournalist, author and subject of an upcoming Steven Spielberg-directed Jennifer Lawrence film, Lynsey Addario and award-winning South African conservation photojournalist Brent Stirton will join Getty Images CEO Dawn Airey on stage to talk about storytelling from the frontline in this inspiring panel session being held in the prestigious Theatre Lumiere.
Introduced by Getty Images VP Reportage Aidan Sullivan, the visually led, emotionally moving presentation will look at the importance of credibility, integrity and creativity – essential attributes not only for journalists, but also for marketers as they navigate a new world of sincere brand storytelling and values-driven content.
“At Getty Images, we believe imagery has the power to move the world, spur change and ignite public debate, and no one does this better than Lynsey Addario and Brent Stirton whose work has directly advanced such critical issues as environmental protection and human rights,” said Dawn Airey, CEO at Getty Images.
“Commercial storytelling must light a fire in the belly of its audience and engage key principles around creativity, credibility and integrity to cut through the clutter and have lasting relevance. I warmly invite Cannes Lions delegates to come and learn about compelling storytelling from two of the world’s best communicators and be inspired as they share their extraordinary images and the stories behind them.”
Storytelling continues out on the Palais Piazza, which will be home to the Getty Images Gallery, an immersive exhibition space where delegates will be invited to wander through a sea of stunning imagery and enjoy refreshments.
“Getty Images has a long history of supporting creativity, innovation and the exchanging of knowledge at Cannes Lions and we are excited to this year be offering delegates a variety of ways to engage with and be inspired by our world-class content and storytellers,” said Susan Smith Ellis, chief marketing officer at Getty Images.
“We are proud to once again be sponsoring the Young Lions competitions, supporting the next generation of talent to embrace creative freedom with our premium creative content. We are also looking forward to welcoming festival attendees to the immersive Getty Images Gallery space, where we encourage delegates to take a moment out of the wonderful madness of the festival and lose themselves in an oasis of imagery.”
Pinterest has introduced a new suite of creator and Pinner products and experiences globally, as the platform continues to evolve to become home for the next generation of creators. At its second annual Pinterest Creators Festival, featuring Megan Thee Stallion and Storm Reid. Pinterest creators Kerin Rose Gold, Wendy’s World, Henri Purnell, Carolina Gelen and […]
Agency Digitas ANZ has developed its own unique brew of beer, galvanizing the team to channel its expertise in data, technology, digital media and creative. The brainchild of senior creative at Digitas, Nick Duron – Digitas’ ‘Unicorn Punch’ comes in alcoholic and non-alcoholic varieties and was created as a means of making Australian and New […]
As Australia prepares to hit its 70 per cent nationwide double vaccination milestone, a new study from Afterpay reveals how Gen Z and Millennials are ready to Press Play on their lives, after 9 in 10 (88 per cent) missed key life events through lockdowns. From hitting restaurants, cafés and pubs and jetting off overseas, […]
New data from Hootsuite and We Are Social reveals that as of June, social media user numbers have jumped by 13 per cent since the same time last year, with the latest data showing an increase of more than half a billion users in just 12 months. The Digital 2021: July Global Statshot report revealed key findings […]
Producers Rodney Rigby and Junkyard Dog Productions have announced that the worldwide smash hit, Tony and Olivier award-winning musical COME FROM AWAY, has reopened at the Capitol Theatre in Sydney. The pandemic led to all theatre shows closing curtains in Sydney, however, with vaccinations rates soaring and restrictions easing, the theatre is back and Sydney […]
Former PMs, high-ranking politicians and climate experts blow the whistle on how Australia became an international climate change pariah in the new Guardian Australia podcast series, Australia v the climate. Guardian Australia will release a special investigative podcast series ahead of the Cop26 global climate summit, scrutinising Australia’s role in the climate crisis over more […]
TBWA\Sydney Group has announced two new key promotions of Nitsa Lotus to chief growth officer and Tanya Vragalis to managing director. In her new role, Lotus will be focused on leading growth initiatives and innovation across each of the agencies within the TBWA\Sydney Group – TBWA, Eleven, Fleishman Hillard, Fabric and Bolt – as well […]
The beauty industry needs to reflect greater diversity both in front and behind the camera, as consumers increasingly align with brands that share their values, according to a panel of leading experts speaking at Are Media’s latest insight series TRENDtalks: Beauty. Hosted by leading Australian beauty expert and presenter Michael Brown, TRENDtalks: Beauty also highlighted […]
Findings from the latest Podsights Benchmark Australian Report shows ARN’s iHeartPodcast Network is a market leader in advertising effectiveness and continues to perform well above global benchmarks. Through its partnership with Podsights, ARN is setting the standard for podcast advertising measurement, providing commercial partners with data-led insights to ensure maximum engagement and conversion with iHeartPodcast […]
Advertising revenue for metropolitan commercial radio stations reached $53.149 million in September, reflecting a year on year rise of 12.7 per cent, according to data compiled by Milton Data and released by industry body Commercial Radio Australia (CRA). September quarter ad revenue totalled $151.373 million, up 16.1 per cent from the corresponding period a year […]
GAMURS Group, the esports and entertainment media network that reaches more than 100 million passionate gamers globally per month, has announced the appointment of Alex Walker as its vice president of content for the Asia Pacific region. Walker joins GAMURS after more than six years at Allure Media and Nine’s Pedestrian Group, where he was […]