This is the communal blog of Jenny Glover and Brent Singer, joint ECDs at Net#work BBDO who are off to Cannes Lions 2013. Together, the two have won five Gold Lions (four of those being Campaign Lions) and one Cannes Grand Prix in their four years of working together. Throughout the festival, they will bring regular updates on what's happening, as well as the overall feel at Cannes.
Hello all, Brent here. In an ad hoc but very official ceremony, Jen was awarded the prestigious Hangover Lion this morning.
So I'll be handling the blog reins while my wordsmith partner lies in a puddle of glory, waiting for the Myprodol to kick in and the regret to wear off.
Stepping off the plane at Nice airport, one can literally smell the hope of thousands of bright-eyed and expectant creatives. Hope that will in a few short days be replaced by the acrid smell of disappointment and b.o.