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Cannes Lions

Meet the Sponsors of the LBB & Friends Beach 2018

The DIRTY FILMS Crew and their Cannes Essentials

Meet the Sponsors of the LBB & Friends Beach 2018

Company: Dirty Films
Names: Alex, Ben, Monica and Kristina 

What does your company do?   
Dirty is a creative production studio. We produce campaigns for brands and artists. And we are beginning to spend more time in the broadcast scripted content universe too.  

Who from your team will be on the beach in Cannes?  
Alex Bedford Ben Parkin Monica Bertei Kristina Epenetos Dax Martinez-Vargas (director) Youth Hymns (directing collective) Federico (director) 

Cannes Essentials: 
An out-of-office message, a fine drop of wine, evening wind on sun-kissed skin and the sweet sound of laughter between industry friends.  
So excited to be apart of of this one-of-kind LBB Cannes Lions all-inclusive package holiday deal.  

Mode of transportation to Cannes:  
Very kind of you, LBB. We’d like a pink Dirty-branded chopper taking us from Gatwick Airport and delivering us to the Carlton rooftop please.  

How are you getting from the airport:  
You tell me. What’s the plan?  

Accommodation: apartment, hotel, villa, other?  
What did you guys book for us in the end? Penthouse at the Carlton? A yacht on the harbour? Excited. 

Cannes Bed Time:    Ah, thanks for reminding. Please notify an adult in the likely event we’re spotted in public past 6am. 

Cannes Wake Up Time:  Wake up time? Err… this is getting a bit personal.  
Please knock on our Dirty door with a muted, velvet fist, to the rhythm of Wake Up Boo no earlier than 0930am. Mine’s an ice matcha latte with almond milk. Cheers.  

Top Spot for a Meeting:  
Err… I’m beginning to think this is just a questionnaire - not a Cannes jolly wish list.  Might need to rework previous answers. 
*Phone rings* 
“What’s that? … treatment due in… PPM moved to this afternoon …. Client asking to shoot during Cannes? Bollocks.” 
LBB, are we done? 

Favourite Restaurant:  
OK, definitely a questionnaire. Shit. So Dirty’s sponsorship isn’t an expenses-paid, all-inclusive group package Cannes Lions trip? 
Didn’t think this through. Need to get out of here. Fast.  

Favourite Watering Hole:  
Can we stop now please? 

Favourite Shopping destination: 
Seriously LBB, level with me here. What’s the deal? You wouldn’t do this to me, your buddy, Dirty. We go way back.  

Best Guest List to be on: 
I hear the Dirty Films yacht party is the new ultra exclusive party this year. Don’t find us, we’ll find you (seriously, you won’t find us).  

Tourist Site/Activity not to be missed:
The site of Alex Bedford stumbling home is a site you should miss at your peril.  

Top Cannes tip:
Be careful before signing up to sponsorship deals.  

Travel Essentials: 
A lawyer. Steve, hello?  

‘From Home’ comfort item:
The past memory I gift myself from the future when I momentarily, blissfully forget about all this ‘LBB-sponsorship-covers-yourCannes-costs-in-full’ oversight.  

First thing you do when you get to Cannes:
Rose wine. Sun burn. Overly enthusiastic email response. Instant remorse.   
In this order.  

Cannes exercise of choice:
The amount of calories burnt from sweating on the beach will be enough to warrant all kinds of lonely McDonalds-cradling late into the night. 

Around Cannes: 
Agency on the phone. They’re asking about Cannes. Can I tell them we’re all good still? LBB dudes, need a favour here. Please? 

Top Cannes Celebrity Spot:
Go on then, keep ignoring me. Two can play that game.  

Who would you like to meet: 
LBB, listen, just listen… 

Favourite Cannes tipple/soft drink? 
Can we go for a drink and talk about this? I don’t like it when we fight.  

Best hangover cure: 
A kiss over coffee by the gentle morning sea. LBB, meet you there? You bring the coffee, I’ll bring the kiss.  

Best time to be on the LBB & Friends Beach: 
Between 4 and 6, Tuesday to Friday. I’m not crying, you are.  

Best spot to get your lounger on the beach: 
Tell you what. We’ll make it up to you. Happy to lounge wherever you ask us to lounge. 
(But who needs a lounger when you’ve got Dirty merch to be playing with?) 

What are you putting in the LBB Beach goody bag? 
Err… see above. Inflatable Dirty beach balls. And for the very lucky few, Dirty bat and balls. Game on guys! See you on the beach for some fun! #justsayyes 
LBB, you ordered these right?

Editor's Comment: Um, can we get on the phone ASAP?
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