Cannes Lions Report: Luiz Sanches (AlmapBBDO) – highest ranked creative director of 2010


Cannes Lions Report 2010 identifies, for the 1st time, individual creative success,the Brazilian Luiz Sanches, creative director at São Paulo’s AlmapBBDO, being designated the highest-ranked creative director of 2010.Also, Kieran Antill of Leo Burnett Sydney is the most awarded Art Director, André Kassu from AlmapBBDO São Paulo tops the table in the Copywriter rankings, while both V. Scott Balcerek and Kris Belman of Caviar LA take joint first place in the top list of Directors.

The Cannes Report is providing the official rankings of agencies by category, regions, countries and even cities based on their performance at the prestigious Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival and it has just been published. As well as the most awarded Advertisers, new to this year’s Cannes Report are rankings of creative directors, art directors, copywriters and directors based on the Lions won in 2010.

The second Cannes Report reveals that, globally, Wieden + Kennedy Portland is the most awarded agency in North America; Jung von Matt Hamburg is the highest ranked agency in EMEA; Leo Burnett Sydney is number one in Asia Pacific and AlmapBBDO takes first place in Latin America.

USA and the United Kingdom remain in first and second place respectively as the most awarded countries, while Brazil and Germany shared jointly the third place this year. New York knocks London off the leader-board to become the world’s most creative city whilst it’s European Independent agencies that continue to dominate with Jung von Matt coming out top.

The Cannes Report not only gives official worldwide creative rankings, but also seminar analysis and jury presidents’ insights. The Cannes Report can be ordered online, at, has 194 pages and was published by Cannes Lions, in association with Shots. The report can be brought at a price of Euro 149 and includes rankings of the most awarded advertisers, independents, networks, production companies and agencies per category, the most awarded agencies per region, the most awarded countries and cities, the key messages delivered at the 2010 seminars, advice from this year’s Jury Presidents on creating the perfect entry  and full listings of all winners.

57th Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival, 20-26 June 2010, Cannes, France.

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