As the 2016 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity approaches, we thought it would be a great time to showcase the nods received for work that tapped entertainment brands. As creative agencies continue to find ways to leverage entertainment brands in their work, we expect this years awards will highlight many more.

The Boy Who Beeps

Year: 2015
Creative Agency: BBDO New York
Client: GE
TV/Movie Character: Looney Tunes
Lion: Bronze – Film Corporate Image and Communication

It’s Mine

Year: 2008
Creative Agency: The Mill, W+K Portland
Client: Coca-Cola
TV/Movie Character: Family Guy (Stewie Griffin), Peanuts (Charlie Brown)
Lion: Silver Film

Singin’ in the Rain

Year: 2006
Creative Agency: Adam&EveDDB London
Client: Volkswagen
TV/Movie Character: Singin’ in the Rain
Lion: Bronze Film

The Force

Year: 2011
Creative Agency: Deutsch Inc.
Client: Volkswagen
TV/Movie Character: Star Wars
Lion: Gold Film

Back 4 the Future

Year: 2012
Creative Agency: W+K Portland
Client: Nike
TV/Movie Character: Back to the Future
Lion: Bronze Direct

Short but Fun

Year: 2006
Creative Agency: DDB Germany
Client: Volkswagen
TV/Movie Character: Various
Lion: Silver Film

Appreciation

Year: 2014
Creative Agency: SS+K
Client: HBOGo
TV/Movie Character: Various
Lion: Bronze Cyber Lion, Gold Film Craft Lion, Silver Film Craft Lion, Gold Film Lion

Back Seat

Year: 2007
Creative Agency: BBDO Dusseldorf
Client: Smart
TV/Movie Character: Various
Lion: Silver Film Lion

Goodbye 80’s

Year: 2014
Creative Agency: GSD&M
Client: Radioshack
TV/Movie Character: Various
Lion: Bronze Cyber Lion

Toy Story

Year: 2008
Creative Agency: Adam&EveDDB London
Client: Volkswagen
TV/Movie Character: Toy Story
Lion: Bronze Film Lion

Horror Movie

Year: 2007
Creative Agency: DDB Germany
Client: Volkswagen
TV/Movie Character: Various
Lion: Bronze Film Lion

Monty’s Christmas

Year: 2015
Creative Agency: dam & Eve DDB
Client: John Lewis
TV/Movie Character: Pingu
Lion: Gold Film Craft, Gold Branded Content and Entertainment, Silver Film Retail Stores, Bronze Integrated

Bald Cartoons

Year: 2015
Creative Agency: Ogilvy & Mather
Client: Graacc
TV/Movie Character: Peanuts, Garfield, Adventure Time, Hello Kitty, Popeye, Mr. Potato Head, Rio, My Little Pony
Lion: Silver Creative Effectiveness

Brady Bunch

Year: 2015
Creative Agency: BBDO New York
Client: Snickers
TV/Movie Character: Brady Bunch
Lion: Silver – Film Sweet Foods and Snacks.

Life of Pi, Fargo, Ghostbusters, Rocky

Year: 2015
Creative Agency: DDB Canada
Client: Netflix
TV/Movie Character: Life of Pi, Fargo, Ghostbusters, Rocky
Lion: Press, Product & Service, Publications & Media

Hello Kitty

Year: 2015
Creative Agency: Grey London
Client: Duracell
TV/Movie Character: Hello Kitty
Lion: Bronze – Outdoor – Indoor posters – home appliances, furnishings, electronics & audio visual