Inside Out 2: A Joyful Return to the Emotional World of Pixar!

Pixar has long established itself as a powerhouse in the world of animation, consistently delivering blockbuster hits that captivate audiences of all ages. From the record-breaking success of ‘Elemental’ to the heartwarming tales of ‘Toy Story’ and ‘The Incredibles,’ Pixar has cemented its reputation for creating some of the most beloved animated films of all time. Adding to its impressive roster is the sequel to the Academy AwardⓇ-winning ‘Inside Out’, poised to continue Pixar’s legacy of excellence in emotional storytelling and animation.

Eight years after the original release, excitement for the sequel has reached new heights, demonstrating just how beloved the first film was. With news and speculation continuously emerging, here is everything we know about Inside Out 2 so far.

 

When Does ‘Inside Out 2’ Release in Theaters?

Inside Out 2 hits the big screen on June 13th, 2024. The release is just around the corner, so get ready to revisit the world inside Riley’s head.

 

Will ‘Inside Out 2’ release in Arabic?

Inside Out 2 will premiere in all Middle Eastern markets with a full Arabic voice cast, alongside the original English language, showcasing Arab talent. This marks the first Disney animation to be released in Arabic.

 

Is There a Trailer for ‘Inside Out 2’?

The latest trailer teases the arrival of new emotions and the challenges Riley faces as a teenager.

 

 

Cast

The good news? The original cast is returning! Amy Poehler is back as Joy, Phyllis Smith voices Sadness, Lewis Black brings Anger to life, and Bill Hader and Mindy Kaling return as Fear and Disgust, respectively. New additions to the voice cast include Maya Hawke and Tony Hale, though their roles remain a mystery for now.

 

 

 

Plot

Picking up from the first film, Inside Out 2 explores Riley’s mind as she enters her teenage years. The established emotions—Joy, Sadness, Anger, Fear, and Disgust—will face some new company. The trailer hints at the arrival of complex emotions like Anxiety, Embarrassment, and possibly Ennui (boredom). How will these new players navigate Headquarters and influence Riley’s life?

 

Who Is Making ‘Inside Out 2’?

Kelsey Mann steps in as director, taking the reins from Pete Docter, who helmed the first film. However, Docter remains involved as an executive producer, ensuring the spirit of the original is carried forward.

 

How Can Brands Be Part of It?

With a movie targeted toward families and children, Inside Out 2 presents a perfect opportunity for brands to reach a wide audience. Contact us to advertise alongside this upcoming family blockbuster.

 

Source: Collider, Pixar YouTube, IMDb

 

 

 

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VOX Cinemas Announces Upgraded THEATRE Experience at Mall of the Emirates

The newly renovated THEATRE experience at MOE is part of the exhibitor’s enhancement plans for its flagship destinations across the region

 

VOX Cinemas, the dedicated cinema arm of Majid Al Futtaim, has unveiled a significant upgrade to its THEATRE experience at the Mall of the Emirates, furthering its commitment to providing patrons with premium cinema experiences.

 

This enhancement encompasses the four THEATRE screens within the 24-screen cinema at the Mall of the Emirates in Dubai – the largest cinema location operated by VOX in the UAE.

 

Guests at THEATRE can now enjoy access to the exclusive redesigned Private Lounge featuring a billiards table, shuffleboard, and stylish seating options, as well as décor inspired by the world of cinema, including film memorabilia and walls adorned with digital posters from iconic movies, providing a perfect space for socializing or enjoying a meal before or after the show.

 

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The revamped THEATRE also boasts a complete transformation of the auditoriums, featuring enhanced seating with additional legroom, privacy screens between neighboring seats, and heated recliners. Each seat is equipped with a wireless charger, a swivel table, and personal lighting, ensuring maximum comfort and convenience. Patrons can choose from a variety of seating options to suit their needs – including single seats, double seating for couples, and group seating for four.

 

VOX Cinemas has also curated a gourmet menu developed by in-house chefs, specifically for the THEATRE experience. This menu offers a diverse selection of culinary creations and handcrafted mocktails which guests can enjoy in the exclusive private lounge before the film or from the comfort of their seats in the auditorium using the on-demand waiter service.

 

Beyond the upgraded amenities, VOX Cinemas has prioritized a top-tier audio-visual experience. The auditoriums feature state-of-the-art 4K Laser Projectors and Dolby Atmos sound systems, providing exceptional visual clarity and immersive surround sound – ensuring a fully immersive audiovisual experience.

 

The revamped THEATRE experience at Mall of the Emirates is now open. Contact us to showcase your brand alongside blockbusters on THEATRE by VOX screens, reaching an affluent audience.

 

 

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CinemaCon 2024 Round-Up

The CinemaCon 2024, the official convention of the National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO) in the US, wrapped up successfully after four days brimming with thrilling announcements, captivating presentations, dynamic demonstrations, and insightful discussions. Hosted at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, this event provided an unparalleled platform for industry leaders to convene and delve into the ever-changing landscape of cinema.

Movie enthusiasts are buzzing with excitement over the forthcoming slate of movie announcements from industry giants such as Disney, Warner Bros., Lionsgate, Universal & Focus Features, and Paramount, all featuring a surprising array of star power during their presentations.

While some studios chose a more reserved approach, others went all out, unveiling explosive action sequences, beloved characters, and intriguing new projects. Here’s a glimpse at some of the hottest trailers and announcements that have us eagerly anticipating a trip to the cinema:

 

Disney Studios

Walt Disney Studios kicked off their presentation at CinemaCon 2024 with a captivating 13-minute exclusive footage reel from Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes, showcasing the film’s expansive and visually stunning world. This was followed by an exciting 9-minute preview of Deadpool & Wolverine and an extended 35-minute sneak peek of Pixar’s highly anticipated Inside Out 2. Attendees were also treated to two exclusive clips from Fede Álvarez’s upcoming film, Alien: Romulus.

In addition to these sneak peeks of previously announced tentpole films, Disney Studios unveiled a lineup of top titles slated for release from late 2024 to early 2025. Among these announcements are Moana 2 set to debut on November 26, 2024, Mufasa: The Lion King premiering on December 19, 2024, and Captain America: Brave New World hitting theaters on February 13, 2025.

 

Warner Bros.

Warner Bros. electrified CinemaCon 2024 with an extended sneak peek at Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga, setting the stage for an epic cinematic experience. Following this, the panel reached its pinnacle with the debut of the highly anticipated first official trailer for Joker 2: Folie à Deux. As expected, the film promises to delve deep into the toxic yet captivating relationship between Arthur and Harley, interspersed with dreamy dance and song sequences.

 

 

The audience was also treated to further revelations, including insights into Beetlejuice Beetlejuice, set to premiere on September 5,2024, and The Watchers, directed by Ishana Night Shyamalan and releasing on June 13, 2024. Additionally, attendees were thrilled by the unveiling of the first trailer for Bong Joon-ho’s sci-fi adventure Mickey 17, starring Robert Pattinson, slated to hit theaters on January 30, 2025.

 

Lionsgate

Lionsgate made waves at CinemaCon this year with a plethora of exciting announcements. Among them was the confirmation of the sequel Now You See Me 3, featuring the original cast, and a thrilling remake of the horror classic The Blair Witch Project, helmed by Jason Blum. Additionally, they unveiled plans for a live-action adaptation of ‘Naruto’, a film based on the classic board game ‘Monopoly’, and an adaptation of the beloved video game ‘The Sims’.

The presentation also provided a sneak peek into this year’s upcoming blockbusters, including The Crow, Borderlands, The Strangers: Chapter 1, and Never Let Go.

Looking ahead to the first half of the 2025 slate, Lionsgate teased audiences with Guy Ritchie’s next film, In the Grey, slated for release on January 16, 2025. The film stars Henry Cavill and Jake Gyllenhaal as two extraction specialists tasked with rescuing a negotiator from a perilous situation. Also on the horizon are John Wick Presents: Ballerina, hitting theaters on June 5, 2025, and the eagerly anticipated Michael Jackson biopic Michael, scheduled for release on April 16, 2025.

 

Universal Pictures and Focus Features

Universal made a splash at CinemaCon with several exciting announcements. They revealed that the sequel to Five Nights at Freddy’s is set for release in fall 2025, following the mixed yet highly successful reception of the first installment, which grossed nearly 300 million dollars worldwide. This success naturally paves the way for the studio to expand on this franchise.

Furthermore, Universal showcased new projects such as Despicable Me 4, The Wolf Man, the disaster film Twisters, and Wicked, featuring Ariana Grande. The audience was also treated to a glimpse of Robert Egger’s adaptation of Nosferatu, which left a lasting impression with its initial images. Additionally, attendees were captivated by the debut trailer for the remake Speak No Evil, starring James McAvoy.

 

 

Paramount Pictures

Paramount Pictures started with a major announcement: a crossover event featuring Transformers meeting G.I. Joe in an upcoming film. Additionally, the audience was treated to the first trailer for Transformers One.

The studio also unveiled plans for two new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movies: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem 2 and an R-rated live-action adaptation titled Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin. A new ‘Star Trek’ film is on the horizon for release next year, and Glen Powell is set to star in Edgar Wright’s remake of ‘The Running Man.’ Additionally, fans can anticipate a new installment in the ‘Scary Movie’ franchise currently in development. A final trailer for IF starring Ryan Reynolds was also showcased.

Fans of the blue hedgehog were delighted with the unveiling of the first teaser trailer for Sonic the Hedgehog 3 during the event. However, the teaser for Ridley Scott’s Gladiator 2, featuring Paul Mescal facing off against attacking wildlife like a rhino and vicious baboons, along with Pedro Pascal, was exclusively presented at the colosseum stage in Caesars Palace, according to Variety.

 

Sources: Rotten Tomatoes, Kino Check, discussingfilm.com, Variety

 

 

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Highly Anticipated Horror Movies of 2024

Lionsgate and Blumhouse join forces in ‘Imaginary,’ spearheading our compilation of the most eagerly awaited horror films of 2024.

Though Halloween may still be a distant specter on the calendar, the spine-tingling allure of horror knows no season. Reflecting on 2023, it was undeniably a year of resurgence for the genre on the silver screen, solidifying its status as Hollywood’s dependable cash cow, particularly in the wake of underperforming superhero flicks.

Regionally (especially in the UAE & KSA), horror reigned supreme, with blockbusters such as Evil Dead Rise ($3.94M), Nun II ($2.43M – UAE only), Insidious: The Red Door ($1.47M – UAE only), Romancham (Malayalam) ($1.48M – UAE), Five Nights at Freddy’s ($5.86M), and M3gan ($2.17M) dominating the 2023 box office charts.

But as we peer into the murky depths of 2024, a fresh wave of terror awaits, promising both new nightmares and the resurrection of beloved franchises. The new roster includes work from acclaimed filmmakers such as M. Night Shyamalan, Robert Eggers, Tim Burton and Jordan Peele etc.

So, sharpen your claws, brace yourself for the darkness, and prepare to unleash your most blood-curdling screams (or retreat beneath the safety of your covers) as these spine-tingling spectacles beckon you to the edge of your theater seat. After all, there’s nothing quite like experiencing the chilling terror of these films in the immersive atmosphere of the cinema.

 

Imaginary – 7 March 2024

Imaginary unfolds through the eyes of a woman who returns to her childhood home, to discover that the imaginary friend that she left behind has a life of its own and is unhappy that she abandoned him. Are you ready to have the memory of your favorite childhood toy ruined forever?

 

Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire – 21 March 2024

Who you gonna call? The Ghostbusters are back, baby! This time, they’re facing off against ‘The Death Chill,’ a frosty threat that’s giving New York City a serious case of the shivers. With the OG team and some fresh faces, get ready for a ghostly adventure that’ll send chills down your spine!

 

Winnie-the-Pooh: Blood and Honey 2 – 21 March 2024

Hold onto your honey pots, folks! The unexpected smash hit ‘Winnie-the-Pooh: Blood and Honey’ is back with a vengeance in its sequel. This time, everyone’s favorite bear is taking the slash-and-dice route, promising even more brutality and weirdness. Who’s gonna make it out alive this time? Your guess is as good as ours!

 

The First Omen – 04 April 2024

Holy hell! ‘The First Omen’ is here to give you nightmares. Set before the events of the classic horror flick ‘The Omen,’ this prequel follows Margaret, played by Nell Tiger Free (yep, the Baratheon girl from Game of Thrones), as she discovers that not everything behind the church gates is as holy as it seems.

 

The Watchers – 6 June 2024

Get ready to be on the edge of your seat with ‘The Watchers.’ Inspired by A.M Shine’s gripping novel, this film takes you on a chilling ride through the eerie landscapes of the Western Irish Countryside. With Ishana Night Shyamalan at the helm and a stellar cast, get ready for fear and suspense like never before!

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A Quiet Place: Day One – 27 June 2024

Curious how it all began? ‘A Quiet Place – Day One’ takes you back to ground zero, showing the day those deadly death angels first descended upon Earth. Led by the phenomenal Lupita Nyong’o, this installment promises chaos, terror, and some Stranger Things alum thrown in for good measure!

 

Longlegs – 11 July 2024

FBI Agent Lee Harker is on the case in ‘The Unseen.’ Dive into an unsolved serial killer mystery filled with unexpected twists and occult elements. As Harker races against time, the stakes—and the body count—keep getting higher!

 

Alien: Romulus – 15 August 2024

Buckle up for an otherworldly adventure! ‘Alien: Romulus’ introduces us to a fresh batch of characters facing off against the universe’s most terrifying beings – Xenomorphs. The seventh installment in the legendary franchise takes us on a whole new journey, stepping away from the prequels and into uncharted territory.

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Beetlejuice Beetlejuice – 5 September 2024

Tim Burton is back to haunt your dreams with ‘Beetlejuice Beetlejuice.’ Join a grown-up Lydia Deetz as she returns to her once quaint, now ominously transformed home with her own family. But when chaos ensues, is it time to summon that mischievous poltergeist again? You might want to say his name—twice!

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Terrifier 3 – 24 October 2024

Director Damien Leone is set to redefine horror with ‘Terrifier 3,’ pledging elevated levels of violence and gore. The film aims to explore the origins of the menacing antagonist, Art the Clown, and reintroduce pivotal characters like Sienna Shaw. Leone’s vision for the franchise ensures a chilling and gripping cinematic journey.

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Smile 2 – 18 October 2024

Remember that unsettling smile that crawled out of your nightmares in 2022? Get ready for another round of psychological horror and spine-tingling scares as the origins of the entity are explored even further. New characters will be drawn into the nightmarish cycle, each facing their own inner demons alongside those terrifying smiles.

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Thread: An Insidious Tale – TBA

The next installment of the Insidious saga unfolds with Thread: An Insidious Tale, slated for 2024. This  spinoff, starring Kumail Nanjiani and Mandy Moore, delves into the perilous repercussions when a couple tamper with time to avert tragedy. Penned and directed by Jeremy Slater, anticipate a riveting journey into the abyss of fear and desperation.

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But hold up, because there’s more! Here are some more that might sneak up and become the sleeper hits we all love and eagerly anticipate sequels for, just like ‘Talk to Me,’ ‘Smile,’ or ‘Barbarian’:

  1. Immaculate – 19 March 2024 Watch Trailer
  2. Abigail – 19 April 2024Watch Trailer
  3. Tarot – 09 May 2024 – Watch Trailer
  4. Trap – 2 August 2024
  5. Speak No Evil — 8 August 2024
  6. Nosferatu 19 December 2024
  7. Adrift – TBA
  8. Arcadian – TBA
  9. Dust Bunny – TBA
  10. Faces of Death – TBA
  11. Heretic – TBA
  12. The One – TBA
  13. Salem’s Lot – TBA
  14. Weapons – TBA
  15. Witchboard – TBA

 

Source: IMDb, SCREENRANT

 

 

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Latest Trailers and Commercials From Super Bowl 2024

Latest Trailers and Commercials From Super Bowl 2024

The grand spectacle of the Super Bowl returned with a bang, this time finding its stage at the illustrious Allegiant Stadium nestled in the heart of Las Vegas, Nevada, on February 11, 2024. Drawing in an astounding audience of over 123 million viewers, this year’s Super Bowl proved to be a veritable goldmine for brands eager to captivate and enthrall potential customers.

Among the titans vying for attention were the movie trailers that graced the commercial breaks. From the tantalizing glimpse of Hugh Jackman donning the iconic yellow and black suit as Wolverine in the first Deadpool & Wolverine trailer, to the ominous portrayal of day one of an alien invasion in A Quiet Place: Day One, this year’s trailer releases sparked anticipation and excitement among cinema enthusiasts. On the branding front, Apple’s double feature, alongside the likes of Uber, Microsoft, and a cavalcade of others, captured the spotlight

Here are the movie trailers and standout advertisements that graced the screen during this monumental event:

 

Trailers:

A Quiet Place: Day One – 27 June 2024

Ever wondered where it all started? The next Quiet place movie shows us the day when the death angels first fell on earth. The 30 second trailer feature Lupita Nyongo in New York, where all hell breaks loose.

 

Despicable Me 4 – 5 July 2024

The recent Super Bowl trailer for the movie featured the mischievous Minions, who, despite the full release of the Despicable Me 4 trailer weeks prior, had a playful encounter with AI. In the teaser, they humorously targeted Gru actor Steve Carell and Will Ferrell, who voices Gru’s nemesis, Maxime Le Mal.

 

The Fall Guy – 2 May 2024

The teaser for this action-packed film promises it all: Ryan Gosling stars as a veteran stuntman on a mission to locate his missing double in a movie directed by his ex-girlfriend, Emily Blunt.

 

Kung Fu Panda 4 – 11 April 2024

Jack Black returns as Po, the Dragon Warrior, on a quest to find his successor and become the Spiritual Leader of the Valley of Peace. But obstacles arise, including a formidable sorceress with her own agenda!

 

Deadpool & Wolverine – 25 July 2024

One of the year’s most eagerly awaited movie trailers premiered during Super Bowl LVIII, heralding the return of Ryan Reynolds and Hugh Jackman as Deadpool and Wolverine in the highly anticipated “Deadpool 3,” promising a blood-pumping adventure like never before.

 

 Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes – 10 May 2024

The apes meet the chiefs! The trailer for the fourth movie of the blockbuster series featured on Sunday, transporting viewers to a time much after the 21st century. In this world, Apes are now the dominant species, with human beings on a near feral existence.

 

Wicked – 26 November 2024

Viewers of the game were treated to anwicked delight during an early commercial break. The sneak peek showcased the initial encounter between the two characters, with Grande’s audible gasp upon seeing Erivo’s green appearance, exclaiming, “You’re green!”

 

Twisters – 18 July 2024

Fans are taking a poignant journey down memory lane, honoring the legacies of Bill Paxton and Philip Seymour Hoffman, both dearly departed. With over 100 million viewers captivated, the latest trailer hints at a thriller poised to serve as a stark reminder of the pressing issue of climate change.

 

If – 16 May 2024

The Super Bowl trailer for the movie picked a humorous approach, featuring Randall Park portraying John Krasinski’s Jim, as a revisit to a classic prank from The Office. Directed by Krasinski himself, the movie follows a girl on a magical adventure to reconnect all Imaginary Friends (IF’s) with kids.

 

Monkey Man – 5 April 2024

Following the game’s overtime, a commercial break teased Dev Patel’s upcoming thriller, Monkey Man, marking his directorial debut and produced by Jordan Peele.

 

Inside Out 2 – 14 June 2023

Almost ten years after Inside Out first hit theaters, Pixar is bringing back Riley and her Emotions for a sequel. Super Bowl 2024 offered a glimpse into Riley’s teenage years, with a special look at Inside Out 2. The teaser shows Riley facing a range of emotions, including the new addition of Maya Hawke’s Anxiety.

 

Commercials: 

Apple 

Apple’s double feature comprises two ads. The first showcases the company’s CEO, Tim Cook, engaging in a FaceTime call with Ludacris, Lil Jon, and Taraji P. Henson, discussing their recent dinner. In the second spot, USHER takes the stage as the performer for the Super Bowl 2024 halftime show.

 

 

“Javier In A Frame”– Google

This year, the tech giant collaborated with Adam Morse, a renowned blind filmmaker from Britain, to illustrate the benefits of AI-powered accessibility tools, such as Google’s Guided Frame, in enhancing navigation and usability for everyone in today’s modern  world.

 

“Hello Down There” – Squarespace

Squarespace has tapped Martin Scorsese for its “Hello Down There” Super Bowl spot, which imagines human life consumed by the digital world.

 

That T-Mobile Home Internet Feeling

Fans of Scrubs were in for a treat with this clever ad! The minute long venture shows Zach Braff and Donald Faison, sing praises about T-Mobile cable to Jason Momoa. However, it’s Momoa’s remarkable singing skills that ultimately capture the spotlight.

 

Your Every AI CoPilot – Microsoft

Microsoft has debuted its Super Bowl advertisement, highlighting the company’s AI Copilot tool with the slogan “Your everyday AI companion.” The assistant is reimagined as an intelligent office aide assisting in tasks such as sorting emails, automating tasks on apps, and so much more..

 

Dina & Mita – Doritos

Dina and Mita (Olivia Negron and Patricia Mauceri) grandmothers of star Jenna Ortega chase after Ramirez, who has taken the last bag of Doritos at a supermarket.

 

State Farm Insurance– Agent State Farm

Arnold Schwarzenegger stars as Agent State Farm, a special agent who will go to great lengths to be a great neighbor in State Farm’s action movie spoof-style ad.

 

Pringles – Mr. P

Chris Pratt stars in the spot for the Kellanova brand where he shares a resemblance to the Pringles mascot Mr. P.

 

Oreo – Twist

Oreo is returning to the Super Bowl with a new campaign starring Kris Jenner, which plays up the experience of twisting an Oreo cookie. The spot is aimed at engaging with fans by tapping the unique passion points of the 110 year-old brand.

 

Worth Remembering –Uber Eats 

Uber Eats’ ad features a celebrity-packed cast, including Friends’ David Schwimmer and Jennifer Aniston, Usher, David and Victoria Beckham, and Jelly Roll. The Super Bowl commercial serves as a reminder that forgetting is common, emphasizing Uber Eats’ ability to deliver almost anything, anywhere.

 

Volkswagen

Volkswagen will celebrate its 75th anniversary with a Super Bowl 2024 ad. The brand teased the documentary-style “Arrival” spot on YouTube.

Source: The Verge, EW, Brand Innovators, USA TODAY,  The Guardian

 

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Most Anticipated Movies of 2024

Most Anticipated Movies of 2024

From music biopics on Bob Marley to MCU crossovers and the long-awaited ‘Joker’ sequel and more — 2024 has an overwhelming array of exciting cinematic treats in store for moviegoers.

 

In 2023, we saw a cinematic mixtape of superhero blockbusters, sequels, remakes, and unexpected left-field surprises, bringing in a whopping US$3.9 billion at the global box office. The first three quarters were a rollercoaster of hits, each one outdoing the last.

Now, as we gear up for 2024, we’re facing some Hollywood drama with strikes and schedule shuffles. The big question: Is 2024 gonna be a showstopper for the big screen? Well, take a peek at the release schedule for the next 11 months, and you’ll find a lineup that’s got film buffs buzzing.

Who isn’t hyped about George Miller’s next move after Fury Road? Alex Garland (the genius behind Ex Machina) diving into the chaos of an actual civil war, and the epic team-up of Deadpool and The Wolverine. Plus, imagine reliving Bob Marley’s legendary London gig, receiving the same treatment as Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody. Get ready, film fans – 2024 is shaping up to be a wild ride with a treasure trove of cinematic goodies coming our way. Here are some of our favorite movie releases in the months ahead:

 

Fighter

Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Cast: Hritik Roshan, Deepika Padukone, Anil Kapoor
Release: January 2024

First up on the radar is a Bollywood flick featuring Hrithik Roshan, stepping into the boots of elite Indian Air Force pilots banding together to form the Air Dragons. FIGHTER is gearing up to deliver a dose of ‘Top Gun-ish’ adrenaline with jaw-dropping action sequences, all while drenched in the timeless charm of Bollywood. This one’s set to soar high and pack a punch!

 

Argylle

Genre: Action, Thriller
Cast: Sofia Boutella, Henry Cavil, Dua Lipa
Release: February 2024

We’re always up for a Mathew Vaughn spy flick, and guess what? He’s back, bringing to life the captivating story of Elly Conway, a renowned author whose life takes a turn when the exciting plots of her espionage novels, featuring the secret agent Argylle, start happening in real life. Elly, joined by Aidan Rockwell, goes on a global adventure. Together, they race against killers, blurring the lines between Elly’s fictional world and reality.

 

Dune: Part two

Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Cast: Zendaya, Timothee Chalamet, Florence Pugh
Release: March 2024

Denis Villeneuve completes the saga he initiated with this second chapter of Frank Herbert’s sci-fi epic, where Zendaya and Timothée Chalamet take on the task of saving the universe. The storyline tracks Paul Atreides as he embarks on a journey for revenge alongside Chani and the Fremen. Faced with a daunting decision between love and the fate of the universe, Paul strives to avert a grim future that he foresees.

 

Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire

Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Cast: Carrie Coon, Mckenna Grace, Annie Potts
Release: March 2024

The new rendition of the beloved horror fantasy franchise, Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire introduces a new villain and the Ghostbusters, old and new, as they unite to save the world from an ancient evil threatening a second ice age.

 

Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Cast: Dan Stevens, Rebecca Hall, Brian Tyree Henry
Release: March 2024

Set for an epic showdown following the first blockbuster, Godzilla and Kong, two ancient titans, engage in an epic showdown while humans uncover their linked origins and connection to the mysteries of Skull Island.

 

Kung Fu Panda 4

Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure
Cast: Jack Black, Awkwafina, Viola Davis
Release: March 2024

When Po gets the nod to step up as the Spiritual Leader of the Valley of Peace, he’s thrown into the whirlwind task of tracking down and grooming a fresh Dragon Warrior. But hold onto your hats – there’s a wicked sorceress in the mix, scheming to resurrect all the master villains Po once sent packing to the spirit realm. It’s a Kung Fu saga with a mystical twist that’ll keep you hooked!

 

Indian 2 (Tamil)

Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Cast: Kamal Hassan, Rakul Preet Singh, Kajal Agarwal
Release: April 2024

Senapathy, once a freedom fighter, is now a vigilante fighting corruption. He returns to help a young man exposing corrupt politicians through online videos.

 

Civil War

Genre: Action, Drama
Cast: Kirsten Dunst, Wagner Moura, Cailee Spaeny
Release: April 2024

In the near future, a dedicated team of journalists embarks on a cross-country journey, navigating the landscape of a rapidly intensifying civil war that has swept across the entire nation of America.

 

Fall Guy

Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Cast: Emily Blunt, Ryan Gosling, Aaron – Taylor Johnson
Release: May 2024

The Fall Guy follows Colt Seavers, an out-of-work stuntman, who is asked by his ex-girlfriend(movie director) to help with stunts for a troublesome action star. When the actor disappears, Colt sets out to rescue him, facing the darker side of Hollywood. Along the way, he hopes to win back his ex, rescue the film, and prove himself as the best stuntman.

 

Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Cast: Anya Taylor-Joy, Chris Hemsworth, Charlee Fraser
Release: May 2024

This is where Furiosa’s story begins, before she teams up with Mad Max. In a crazy world, young Furiosa is taken from her home, the Green Place, by a tough group of bikers led by Warlord Dementus. She then goes on a journey to overcome challenges and find her way back home.

 

Inside Out 2

Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Cast: Amy Poehler, Phyllis Smith, Lewis Black
Release: June 2024

The beloved franchise returns, this time following Riley, a teenage girl, encountering new emotions in her prime age.

 

Ballerina

Genre: Action, Thriller
Cast: Anna De Armas, Keanu Reeves
Release date: June 2024

Ballerina is a spinoff within the John Wick universe, featuring Ana de Armas in the lead role. She reprises her character from John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum, where she was introduced as a young ballerina being trained as an assassin. In Ballerina, the story revolves around de Armas’ character seeking revenge for her family’s tragic murder.

 

A Quiet Place: Day One

Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Cast: Lupita Nyong’o, Joseph Quinn
Release: June 2024

According to creator and producer John Krasinski, the third movie, set in the same world as A Quiet Place 1 and 2, this film shifts away from the Abbott family. It follows Lupita Nyong’o’s character as she faces the early moments of the alien invasion in the noisy city of New York.

 

Horizon: An American Saga – Chapter 1

Genre: Drama, Western
Cast: Kevin Costner, Jena Malone, Sam Worthington
Release: June 2024

Horizon: An American Saga delves into the attraction of the Old West and the challenges faced in winning and losing it, reflecting the sacrifices of many. Covering the four years of the Civil War (1861-1865), the film invites audiences on an emotional exploration of a nation torn by war.

 

Deadpool 3

Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Cast: Matthew MacFayden, Ryan Reynolds, Emma Corin
Release: July 2024

This third installment comes to the silver screen with a star-studded cast and action that will keep you at the edge of your seat. Deadpool 3 will have Wolverine, who is healing from his wounds when he encounters the talkative Deadpool. They join forces to overcome a mutual adversary.

 

Twister

Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Cast: Glen Powell, Katy O’ Brian, Kiernan Shipka
Release: July 2024

A modernization of the 1996 movie ‘Twister,’ focusing on two storm chasers risking their lives to evaluate an experimental weather alert system.

 

Pushpa: The Rule – Part 2 (Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Hindi)

Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Cast: Rashmika Mandanna, Sukumar, Srikanth Vissa
Release: August 2024

The showdown intensifies as Pushpa and Bhanwar Singh lock horns in their ongoing rivalry in this epic conclusion to the two-part action drama.

 

Horizon: An American Saga – Chapter 2

Genre: Drama, Western
Cast: Kevin Costner, Sam Worthington, Sienna Miller
Release: August 2024

The Kevin Costner epic continues to explore the tales of the old West, keeping audience hooked on a journey across a country at war with itself. Experienced through the lens of families and friends torn apart, Chapter 2 of this installment will follow these war ridden Americans, as they discover what it truly means to be a part of the United Sates of America.

Alien: Romulus

Genre: Horror, Sci- Fi
Cast: Isabela Merced, Cailee Spaeny, Archie Renaux
Release: August 2024

The acclaimed director of “Evil Dead” and “Dont Breathe” Fede Alvarez, brings the seventh installment of the iconic “Alien” franchise, with a fresh perspective. A step away from its prequels, this reboot unfolds in a distant world, following a group of young individuals as they encounter with the universe’s most terrifying life form. Alvarez’s great storytelling promises a scary space adventure, guaranteed to keep you hooked until the last minute!

Takht (Hindi)

Genre: Action, Drama, History
Cast: Ranveer Singh, Vicky Kaushal, Alia Bhatt, Anil Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor
Release: August 2024

Directed by Karan Johar, the most anticipated Hindi movie of the year stars Vicky Kaushal and Ranveer Singh as Aurangzeb and Dara, telling the story of the enmity between brothers caused by the succession of the throne.

 

Trap

Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Cast: Josh Hartnett, Hayley Mills, Vanessa Smythe
Release: August 2024

The upcoming film marks M. Night Shyamalan’s third feature in four years. Renowned for his distinctive filmmaking style, Shyamalan is recognized for incorporating unexpected twists into his movies—a trait eagerly anticipated in this rumored psychological thriller.

 

Wolfs

Genre: Thriller
Cast: Brad Pitt, George Clooney
Release: September 2024

A Jon Watts action-thriller reunites Brad Pitt and George Clooney on screen after fifteen years. The plot follows two fixers hired for the same job.

 

Beetlejuice 2

Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Cast: Jenna Ortega, Willem Dafoe
Release: September 2024

The iconic horror comedy returns to the screens after more than two decades. The original chapter, which follows a dead couple summoning an undead exorcist, to scare away the new owners of their home. 35 years later, the new movie will follow the story of a family, as they navigate how to exist in the ‘craziest world possible’ !

 

Joker: Folie à Deux

Genre: Crime, Drama, Musical
Cast: Joaquin Phoenix, Zazue Beetz, Brendan Gleeson
Release: October 2024

The beloved and highly-debated Joker character is making a return to the big screen. The majority of the film will unfold in Arkham, continuing from the first movie where Arthur flees from Arkham Asylum attendants after he murdered a doctor.

 

Gladiator 2

Genre: Action, Drama, Adventure
Cast: Connie Nielsen, Pedro Pascal, Paul Mescal, Denzel Washington
Release: November 2024

The plot of Gladiator 2 unfolds two decades after the events in the first film. It tracks the journey of Lucius, now an adult, as he embraces Maximus’ legacy. Despite being entitled to ascend as Caesar, Lucius is inspired by Maximus’ sacrifice and courage. His commitment to continuing Maximus’ legacy leads him into the arena, where his political connections from the past resurface to challenge him.

 

Nosferatu

Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Cast: Emma Corrin, Aaron Taylor – Johnson, Willem Dafoe
Release: December 2024

A spooky story about a troubled young woman and a vampire obsessed with her, awakening unprecedented horror in its wake.

 

Juror #2

Genre: Thriller
Cast: Zoey Deutch, Nicholas Hoult, Toni Collette
Release: TBC

“Juror No. 2”, as name suggests, opens  as a courtroom drama, revolving around a murder trial. Juror and family man Justin Kemp grapples with a shocking realization that he might be the one responsible for the victim’s death due to his reckless driving. Faced with the dilemma of saving the defendant without revealing his own involvement, Kemp finds himself in a difficult position.

 

Havoc

Genre: Action, Thriller
Cast: Tom Hardy, Timothy Oliphant, Forest Whitaker
Release: December 2024

Following a drug deal gone south, an injured detective must navigate the criminal underworld in order to save a politician’s estranged son. As he delves deeper, he exposes a complex network of corruption and conspiracy that has entangled the entire city.

 

Sonic the Hedgehog 3

Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Cast: Idris Elba, James Marsden, Ben Schwartz
Release: December 2024

Sonic the Hedgehog 3 is the follow-up to the 2022 comedy-adventure, where Sonic, Tails, and Knuckles face a new threat with the arrival of the antagonist Shadow the Hedgehog, disrupting their lives on Earth.

 

Karate Kid

Genre: Action, Drama, Family
Cast: Jackie Chan, Ralph Maccio
Release: December 2024

The film will depict a teenager from China undergoing training with a strict yet just mentor, likely Mr. Han played by Chan. The setting will shift from the West Coast of the United States to the East Coast. However, the connection to the original franchise will be unveiled in a short while.

 

Mufasa: The Lion King

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-fi
Cast: Seth Rogen, Aaron Peirre, Billy Eichner
Release: December 2024

The movie follows Simba, now the ruler of the Pride Lands, who is committed to guiding his cub to inherit his legacy, all while delving into the backstory of his deceased father, Mufasa.

 

Catch a glimpse of some of these compelling titles in our 2024 Sizzle Reel:

 

 

There’ll be many more to get excited about in the weeks and months ahead as festivals uncover new gems, distributors snap up and roll out fresh acquisitions, and still-unannounced films pounce on the calendar. So consider this just an appetizer for the year of cinematic feasting to come.

 

 

Sources:

Gower Street Analytics

 

 

 

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Cannes Lions Announces its 2024 Jury President Line-up

Kalpesh Patankar from Leo Burnett UAE serves first Jury President for Industry Craft Lions from the MENA region

 

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has announced the names of the global experts who will preside over the 2024 Juries, playing a pivotal role in assessing and setting benchmarks for excellence across the spectrum of the world’s most outstanding creative and effective work.

Commenting on the Jury Presidents, Simon Cook, CEO, LIONS, said: “Our Jury Presidents play a crucial role in the existence of the Lions. Their knowledge, skills, and incredible talent, combined with the commitment and leadership that they will bring to their roles, bring integrity and rigour to the Lions. This is an exceptional line-up of talent from across the world, and we can’t wait to see the work that rises to the top in June.”

Kalpesh Patankar from Leo Burnett UAE has been appointed as the first Jury President for Industry Craft Lions, and the second consecutive jury representation in two years for the MENA region. Commenting on his appointment, Kalpesh remarked, “When you see a truly great piece of work, the feeling is undeniable. I have felt it many times, in many jury rooms over the years. This year, as Jury President I’ll be championing those undeniable pieces of work in Industry Craft at Cannes Lions 2024.”

 

The Cannes Lions 2024 Jury Presidents have been announced as follows:

 

Audio & Radio Lions:
Simon Vicars, Chief Creative Officer, Colenso BBDO, New Zealand

 

Brand Experience & Activation Lions:
Anselmo Ramos, Founder, Creative Chairman, GUT, Global

 

Creative B2B Lions:
Andisa Ntsubane, Managing Executive: Brand, Marketing and Communications Africa, Vodacom Group, Africa

 

Creative Business Transformation Lions:
Ariana Stolarz, Global Chief Strategy Officer, Marketing, Accenture Song, Global

 

Creative Commerce Lions:
Amy Lanzi, CEO, Digitas NA, Digitas, North America

 

Creative Data Lions:
Rose Herceg, Country President Australia and New Zealand, WPP, Australia and New Zealand

 

Creative Effectiveness Lions:
Harjot Singh, Global Chief Strategy Officer, McCann and McCann Worldgroup, Global

 

Creative Strategy Lions:
Vita M. Harris, Global Chief Strategy Officer, FCB, Global

 

Design Lions:
Fura Johannesdottir, Chief Creative Officer, Huge, Global

 

Digital Craft Lions:
Kentaro Kimura, International Chief Creative Officer and Corporate Officer, Hakuhodo, Global

 

Direct Lions:
Pancho Cassis, Partner and Global Chief Creative Officer, DAVID, Global

 

Entertainment Lions:
Geoffrey Edwards, Executive Creative Director, GALE, USA

 

Entertainment Lions for Gaming:
Lydia Winters, Chief Storyteller, Mojang Studios, Global

 

Entertainment Lions for Music:
Madeline Nelson, US Head of Independent Label Relations, Amazon Music, USA

 

Entertainment Lions for Sport:
Louise Johnson, CEO, Fuse, UK/EMEA

 

Film Lions:
Tor Myhren, VP Marketing Communications, Apple Inc, Global

 

Film Craft Lions:
Prasoon Pandey, Ad Film Maker, Corcoise Films, India

 

Glass: The Lion for Change:
Cindy Gallop, Founder and CEO, MakeLoveNotPorn, Global

 

Health & Wellness Lions:
Wendy Chan, Health Creative Lead, Asia Pacific, Edelman, APAC

 

Industry Craft Lions:
Kalpesh Patankar, Chief Creative Officer, Leo Burnett, UAE

 

Innovation Lions:
Diego Machado, Global Chief Creative Officer, AKQA, Global

 

Media Lions:
Prerna Mehrotra, Chief Client Officer and CEO Media, dentsu, APAC

 

Outdoor Lions:
Marco Venturelli, Chief Creative Officer, Publicis Groupe, France

 

Pharma Lions:
Collette Douaihy, Global Chief Creative Officer, Health, Dentsu Health, Global

 

PR Lions:
Kat Thomas, Founder and Global Chief Creative Officer, One Green Bean, Global

 

Print & Publishing Lions:
John Raúl Forero, President and Chief Creative Officer, DDB, Colombia

 

Social & Influencer Lions:
Amy Ferguson, Chief Creative Officer, TBWA\Chiat\Day New York, USA

 

Sustainable Development Goals Lions:
Gustavo Lauria, Co-Founder, President and Chief Creative Officer, We Believers, USA

 

The Dan Wieden Titanium Lions:
Debbi Vandeven, Global Chief Creative Officer, VML, Global

 

Further information on this year’s Jury Presidents, as well as the Festival, the Lions Awards and LIONS Membership can be found at canneslions.com.

 

 

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Biskrem | Integrated Cinema Campaign | KSA

Biskrem recently launched an integrated cinema campaign with Motivate Val Morgan to promote their cocoa-filled biscuit at selected VOX Cinemas in KSA.

 

The on-screen component included a 15-second ad, which was booked through CinePlan’s ‘by admission’ route at VOX Redsea Mall and VOX Roshn Front (formerly Riyadh Front) starting 21 December 2023.

 

 

The off-screen campaign included a sampling activity at the VOX locations over the weekend, starting 21 to 23 December 2023.

 

Biskrem

 

Biskrem set up a stall in the cinema’s foyer area, where a promoter distributed free samples of Biskrem mini and Biskrem Caramel to moviegoers attending the premieres in the auditoriums where the brand’s ad was screening.

 

Planning a product launch for your brand? Contact a member of our sales team to learn more about how integrated campaigns can help bring your brand closer to its target audience.

 

 

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Ghoulishly Good: 15 Halloween Movie Recommendations for Kids

Halloween has arrived, and with it comes the perfect opportunity to dim the lights, cozy up on the couch, and dive into some spooky films. It’s even more enjoyable when you can share the thrills with your entire family because let’s face it, almost everyone loves a good scary movie from time to time, even the youngest members of the clan. However, the challenge is finding a movie that won’t leave the kids (and consequently, you) wide awake all night.

 

Your search ends here! Here’s a curated selection of the finest family-friendly Halloween movies for kids to enjoy in 2023, offering just the right amount of spooky fun for young minds:

 

Coco (2017)

Coco follows Miguel as he embarks on a quest to become a musician—a quest that lands him in the colorful and fantastical Land of the Dead. There, he learns the meaning and importance of culture and family.

 

Frankenweenie (2012)

Frankenweenie tells the story of Victor, who experiences elation when he successfully revives his beloved pet dog, Sparky. However, when his schoolmates attempt their own experiments in resurrection, the situation takes a chilling turn.

 

Hotel Transylvania (2012)

One of the best kids Halloween movies out there! Even though Count Dracula is raising his daughter, Mavis, in the lovely “five-stake” monsters-only hotel he’s built in Transylvania, he allows her to explore the human world on her 118th birthday. And for fans, there are sequels to enjoy: Hotel Transylvania 2, Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation, and Hotel Transylvania: Transformania.

 

Goosebumps (2015)

Goosebumps draws inspiration from the popular ’90s horror book series by R.L. Stine. In this 2015 film, the author, portrayed by Jack Black, and his family must rescue their hometown from impending doom as all the monsters from his stories come to life.

 

Monster House (2006)

In Monster House, a seemingly ordinary house reveals itself as a malevolent, living creature. When three young friends uncover this unsettling truth, they embark on a daring mission to save the town’s children from the house’s sinister grip.

 

Paranorman (2012)

To say Norman Babcock isn’t your average 11-year-old boy is quite an understatement—considering he can communicate with ghosts! Now he must use his powers to save his small town from an ancient curse.

 

Hocus Pocus 2 (2022)

A modern sequel to the 1993 film, Hocus Pocus 2 tells the story of three young girls who accidentally bring the Sanderson sisters to current-day Salem.

 

The Addams Family (2019)

The first animated comedy about the famously creepy and kooky Addams Family offers tons of kid-friendly frights and fun. This is a great alternative for kids who are interested in the new hit show Wednesday but still a little too young to watch.

 

The House With A Clock In Its Walls (2018)

The movie follows a 10-year-old kid who, after he’s sent to be watched over by an eccentric uncle (Jack Black) and and his friendly neighbor (Cate Blanchett), is pulled into an ancient rivalry between witches and warlocks.

 

Haunted Mansion (2023)

A woman and her son enlist a motley crew of so-called spiritual experts to help rid their home of supernatural squatters.

 

The Goonies (1985)

This beloved adventure follows a motley crew of misfits known as The Goonies on an action-packed treasure hunt to save their homes.

 

The Boxtrolls (2014)

While the rest of the world fears and despises them, a young human boy named Eggs considers the Boxtrolls his family. In The Boxtrolls, Eggs must confront an evil exterminator determined to eradicate his beloved clan.

 

A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting (2020)

Kelly Ferguson accepts a babysitting gig on Halloween night — only to have her charge captured by the Boogeyman. Luckily, she learns of a secret society of child guardians who can help her learn to fight monsters.

 

Gnome Alone (2018)

When Chloe moves into a new home with her mother, she finds something unexpected: a group of garden gnomes who say the neighborhood is under attack by underground beasts. It’s up to Chloe to help the gnomes save the world.

 

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019)

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is designed for teens (PG-13) who have outgrown the most family-friendly horror films but aren’t quite ready for the likes of Nightmare on Elm Street. This film, inspired by the spine-tingling book series from our childhoods, centers on a group of young investigators who must confront local legends that begin to materialize and pose real threats.

(Note: This movie is darker and more mature than many others on this list, intended for older viewers.)

 

 

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And Us Wins Gold at the UAE Young Lions Digital Competition 2023

Jonathan Cruz and Saymon Medeiros from And Us won gold at the UAE Young Lions Digital Competition 2023

 

The 20th edition of the esteemed UAE Young Lions Digital Competition, hosted by Motivate Media Group and Motivate Val Morgan – the official UAE representatives of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, witnessed 21 teams across 15 agencies compete on Saturday, 4th March 2023.

The Judging and Awards Ceremony followed on Wednesday, 8th March 2023, with Jonathan Cruz and Saymon Medeiros from And Us winning Gold.

Jonathan Cruz and Saymon Medeiros will receive a full week’s delegate pass and an all-expense-paid trip to represent the UAE at the International Young Lions Digital Competition – part of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, in June 2023.

 

Jonathan Cruz and Saymon Medeiros

 

 

Adila Fataliyeva and Isha Sharma from Science and Sunshine secured Silver, while Haneen Chaarawi and Sebastian Galindo Rubiano from McCann Dubai and Rim Reda and Kezia Shamil from Leo Burnett tied for Bronze.

 

 

Leo Burnett Summary

 

McCann Summary Board

 

This year’s client brief was from RoadSafetyUAE –  an award-winning CSR & engagement program established in 2014, which serves as a communication, improvement, and education platform for all traffic participants in the UAE. Participating teams were challenged to develop a creative and innovative, ‘root cause’ based, long-lasting and universally true awareness campaign to help change the behaviour and mindset of young drivers in the UAE.

Speaking at the awards ceremony, Thomas Edelmann, Managing Director, RoadSafetyUAE stated: “Young drivers represent about 50% of all road fatalities in the UAE and hence, this segment must be tackled by creating awareness for safe behavior, in a relevant manner. The team members of all twenty-one participating teams precisely represented the target audience, resulting in the creation of a series of genuinely insightful and pertinent campaigns that adhered to the guiding principle of “by them…for them!” As a means of honouring the outstanding creative endeavors, it would be ideal for the agencies behind the twenty-one teams to engage their clients and invite them to adopt the cause of road safety, while also leveraging some of the innovative concepts presented in partnership with RoadSafetyUAE. We want to thank Motivate Val Morgan and Getty Images for organizing and supporting the UAE Young Lions Digital Competition 2023, as well as the team members and the agencies behind them for their commitment and hard work.”

The jury panel for this year’s competition comprised of Girogia Fattoracci (Leo Burnett), Ingersol Jayakumar (Precise Communications), Andrej Arsenijevic (Commonwealth McCann), Steve De Lange (And Us), Anton Marais (Publicis Middle East), Anshuman Bhattacharya (Havas Middle East), Claudia Canas (FP7 McCann), David Willett (Weber Shandwick), Jordache Fernandes (KEKO Dubai), Raja Rizkallah Nadim (Science & Sunshine), Saleh Elghatit (Serviceplan), Rodrigo Scapolan (TBWA\RAAD), Rita Harbie (Saatchi & Saatchi MEA), and Robert Habib (C2 Communications)

Ian Fairservice, Managing Partner, Motivate Media Group, said: “This year has seen a notable increase in the number of entries, signifying the industry’s progress and resilience in the aftermath of the pandemic. I was mightily impressed with the quality of the work produced by the future of the creative industry. As always, it was extremely difficult to narrow down the top submissions but in the end there had to be a winning team – I want to congratulate everyone who put their all into the competition, but especially the winners, Jonathan Cruz and Saymon Medeiros from And Us, who I’m sure will be great ambassadors during this year’s Cannes Lions event.”

The UAE Young Lions Digital Competition – hosted by Motivate Media Group and Motivate Val Morgan and supported by Getty Images (exclusive image provider of the competition), aims to unveil the brightest creative minds from across the UAE, and is part of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity – the world’s biggest celebration of creativity in communications. The 2023 festival will take place between 19-23 June at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès in Cannes, France.

 

 

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