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Cannes 2016: The power of empathy

DentsuBos’ Canada Young Lions winners on their #Cannes2016 takeaway – the power of the human mind to meaningfully use technology and data.

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Cannes 2016: An outsiders first-time view on the festival

Charles-Etienne Morier, VP of digital media at Touche!, on his takeaways from the week.

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Cannes 2016: What is the future of the Lions?

Cossette Media’s Brooke Leland on why the festival should endure in its physical form.

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Cannes 2016: A first-time judge on her festival experience

Maxus Canada’s president Ann Stewart on the way forward for Canadian Cannes’ submissions.

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Cannes 2016: The elephant on the Croisette

Mindshare’s Armin Huska on how ad blocking is dominating the conversation at Cannes, and how the industry ought to respond to the issue.

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Are millennials Lilliputians?

PHD Canada’s Rob Young debunks myths around the imagined community of Lilliputians (aka millennials).

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Upfronts 2016: a Canadian buyer’s verdict

PHD Canada’s Melissa Kotsopoulos (pictured) on the evolution of a new data-based currency for ad delivery and a move towards reduced ad loads in the U.S. market.

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CW upfront 2016: Network shoots for a super fall

Mindshare’s Tonia Beale reports on the network’s two new shows for its 10th anniversary season. (pictured: new pickup Supergirl)

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CBS upfront 2016: equal parts comedy, drama

UM Canada’s Julie McMillan on how Big Bang is factoring into the network’s schedule, its first in 16 years without a CSI series.

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ABC upfront 2016: a Notorious new Thursday, more family fare

Mindshare Canada’s Tonia Beale reports on the company’s presentation and new additions to its drama and comedy slate (Quantico pictured).

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NBC upfront 2016: Three comedies, no time grid

Mindshare Canada’s Tonia Beale (pictured) takes a critical look at NBC’s slate following a presentation where shows were introduced by categories, not time slots.

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FOX upfront 2016: A focus on cult remakes

UM’s Julie McMillan (pictured) on FOX’s new slate of film-to-TV reboots and the return of comedy favourites.