Canada earns three shortlist nods in Entertainment Lions/Entertainment Lions for Music competitions

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Three Canadian submissions are among the shortlisted entries in the Entertainment Lions and Entertainment Lions for Music categories, which were announced Monday in Cannes.

Montreal’s Felix and Paul Studios are shortlisted in the New Realities sub-category for  “Jurassic World: Blue,” a virtual reality experience developed for Gear VR, Oculus Rift and Oculus Go.

Grey Canada received a second shortlist nod in the Talent: Digital & Social sub-category for its “First Shave” work for Procter & Gamble Canada’s Gillette brand. Grey’s partners on the Facebook ad included Cylinder Sound & Film, Fort York VFX, Rooster Post Production, Skin & Bones and The Vanity.

Canada also scored one of 44 shortlist nods in the Entertainment Lions for Music competition, with “No More” for Telus’ #EndBullying platform recognized in the Artist as a Brand or Cause Ambassador sub-category. The work was developed by music marketing agency ent! in association with The&Partnership.

No Canadian work was shortlisted in the Entertainment Lions for Sport competition.

Winners in the Entertainment Lions and Entertainment Lions for Music competitions will be announced on Tuesday.

Chris Powell