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That time Zoolander took over my phone (one photographer’s crazy story)

As a regular at the Cannes Film Festival for 12 years, Parisian photographer Francois Durand is definitely in his element at glamorous events. While many of his assignments have an elegant atmosphere, occasionally there are moments where craziness ensues. For example, that time at the Fall 2015 Valentino fashion show in Paris when Ben Stiller […]

Full-color message for this year’s Young Lions (from someone who knows)

Earlier this year, M’Elena Holder muscled through one of the most challenging professional experiences of her life. There were long hours, walls covered in sharpie notes and rounds upon rounds of ideas… slaughtered. The 28-year-old art director had entered a US feeder competition for the Young Lions Competition, an annual, global event in which the […]

What I learned as a Young Lion: Alex Newman and Patrice Pollack, Canada

What I learned as a Young Lion: Alex Newman and Patrice Pollack, Canada Name: Alex Newman and Patrice Pollack Young Lions Gold Winners: Cyber, 2011 What they’re up to these days: Part of JWT’s senior team, based in Toronto Words of wisdom: Your simplest idea is often the best   When Alex Newman and Patrice […]

What I learned as a Young Lion: Sergey Yanovskiy, Russia

Name: Sergey Yanovskiy Young Lions Gold Winner: Cyber, 2013 What he’s up to these days: Associate Creative Director, Digital at ADV Group, an IPG affiliate and one of the biggest advertising holding companies in Russia. Words of wisdom: Believe in your idea   From Sergey Yanovskiy’s earliest days in the advertising business, he dreamed of […]

Gareth Cattermole on learning and mentorship

Gareth Cattermole is an Entertainment Photographer based in the UK.