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Cannes Lions organisers commissions documentary to celebrate 60th anniversary

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The organisers of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has commissioned a documentary to be filmed of its 60th anniversary.

Jack Morton Worldwide has been appointed to create the documentary with the agency briefed with ‘capturing the unique experience that is Cannes Lions’ according to the release announcing its commission.

Philip Thomas, CEO of Lions Festivals said: “Cannes Lions has an enormously far-reaching significance to the creative world. It is just one week, but for those involved it’s an emotional and transformational journey that truly shapes the global creative industry. We are very excited about capturing this essence within the film.”

The documentary is expected to be released by festival organisers Lions Fesitvals, later this month at the festival which begins next Sunday 17 June. The event has reportedly attracted the largest number of entries in its history this year with 35,765 entries from 92 countries.

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