2016 U.S. Cannes Young Lions Competitions Registration Now Open

2016 U.S. Cannes Young Lions Competitions Registration Now OpenNational CineMedia (NCM), the new official U.S. representative to the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, announces that registration for the 2016 U.S. Young Lions competitions is now open. The Young Lions competitions give the next generation of industry superstars a chance to showcase their talent at a global level.

The 2016 U.S. Young Lions competitions will feature awards in the following categories: Cyber, Film, Media, Print and PR. The winning team in each category will be sent, all expenses paid, to Cannes, France to compete as Team USA in the global Young Lions competition at the 63rd Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, the world's leading celebration of creativity in communications, taking place from June 18 - 25, 2016.

Young Lions competitions are open to teams of two young professionals, 30 years old or younger, working at an advertising agency, digital agency, PR agency or media company. All U.S. participants must be legal residents of the U.S. or hold a valid visa authorizing travel to France should they be named a winner.

All registration information and competition details can be found at canneslions.ncm.com. The registration deadline is March 14, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. ET.

2016 Young Lions Team USA Sponsors include: DigitasLBi, SMG, Pereira & O'Dell and the PR Council.

About National CineMedia (NCM) National CineMedia (NCM) is America's Movie Network. As the #1 weekend network in the U.S., NCM helps brands get in front of the movies that shape the national conversation. More than 700 million moviegoers annually attend theaters that are currently under contract to present NCM's FirstLook pre-show in over 40 leading national and regional theater circuits including AMC Entertainment Inc. (NYSE:AMC), Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CNK) and Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC). NCM's cinema advertising network offers broad reach and unparalleled audience engagement with approximately 20,050 screens in approximately 1,600 theaters in 187 Designated Market Areas (49 of the top 50). NCM Digital goes beyond the big screen, extending in-theater campaigns into online and mobile marketing programs to reach entertainment audiences. National CineMedia, Inc. (NASDAQ:NCMI) owns a 43.8% interest in, and is the managing member of National CineMedia, LLC. For more information, visit www.ncm.com.

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