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Bill & Melinda Gates foundation

USE YOUR CREATIVE POWER TO DO GOOD

Cannes Chimera is an initiative by the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation that uses the creativity of communication professionals around the world to help solve global problems. Find out more >
THE NEXT CHALLENGE WILL LAUNCH IN JUNE 2014. 

NEWS

The 2013 Chimera

04.02.14 The winners of this round have now been announced. Learn about their projects here

30.09.13 Entries into Round 3 have now closed. Winners will be contacted in late January 2014 and the third workshop will be held in Seattle in March 2014.

23.09.13 All of the 15 Round 3 Cannes Chimera members have now been announced. Get to know them >

20.08.13 John Mescall of McCann Melbourne ('Dumb Ways to Die') and PJ Pereira of Pereira & O'Dell San Fransisco ('The Beauty Inside') are the first mentors confirmed for the challenge to Lead the Fight Against Extreme Poverty.

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The 2012 Chimera

02.10.13 The Round 2 workshop kicked off this morning at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in Seattle. More >

22.06.13 Winners were awarded with Cannes Chimera trophies throughout the week at Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, which took place 16-22 June.

22.05.13 10 winners have been selected to attend the Chimera workshop in Seattle. See their projects >

05.09.13 The brief for the 2012 Chimera challenge was launched. See the brief >

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The 2011 Chimera

12.06.13 Those winners who have chosen to apply for $1m to realise their ideas are in the final stages of preparation.

15.11.12 The winners have been awarded $100,000 each and have spent two days working with the Cannes Chimera on their ideas. See the photos >

01.11.12 10 winners were selected to go to the Chimera workshop in Seattle. See their projects >

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