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Also in 2020 we will organize the Young Lions Film Competition, the opportunity for young creatives to show their talent to the world.

To stay informed on the Competition launch and the Belgian selection, just sign up here below. No strings attached.

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About last year’s edition

In 2019 Sumi Arcos Mina and Lisa Gadeyne, content providers at Happiness Brussels represented our country as Young Lions Film in Cannes Lions. 

Lisa Gadeyne & Sumi Arcos Mina

Previous Belgian Young Lions Teams

2019: Sumi Arcos Mina (content provider) and Lisa Gadeyne (content provider) at Happiness

2018: Jerome Vondegracht (content creator) and Célia Schoonbrodt (art director) at strategie AGENCY

2017: Jolien Tuyteleers (copy writer) and Tijs Dejonckheere (creative) at These Days

2016: Chiara Scherpereel (creative) and Jolien Elegeert (creative) at Famous

The Competition

Brightfish is looking for the best Belgian Young Lions Film team who will represent our country in the prestigious international Young Lions Film Competition in Cannes (FR) from 16 June until 23 June 2020. The Belgian team will compete with more than 45 other Young Lions film teams to win a Film medal on stage.

Your challenge in Cannes: You’ll be briefed by a charity or NGO about their communication challenge. Then you’ll have 48 hours to come up with an original idea in response to the brief, film your footage and edit it into a captivating ad. This will be judged by a selection of industry experts before the winner is crowned live at the festival.

Your ticket to Cannes!

To select the best Belgian team, we organize a local competition simular to the international Young Lions Film Competition. All you need to win this Competition is strategic insight, creativity and editing skills.

In order to enroll in the competition, you will need to register you as a team. Each team consists of two Belgian young professionals younger than 30 years old, working in creative communications, advertising, digital agencies, typically as art director, producer, film maker or creative.

What can you win?

Aside from experience, honor, fame, also:

  • A unique access to the official Cannes Lions Young Film Competition
  • 2 x roundtrip airline tickets Brussels – Cannes
  • 2 x Young Lions festival passes with access to all sessions
  • Accommodation during the Cannes Lions festival 2020
  • Who knows: a medal onstage! The Gold winning Film team win passes and accommodation for the following years Festival.