Nico Beyer wins Gold Lion at the Cannes Lions Festival November 23, 2016 One of Beyer’s first commercial projects (a social spot against violence on television) won him a Gold Lion at the Cannes Lions Festival. From there he continued to direct campaigns for Mercedes Benz, Nike, Adidas, Panasonic, Infinity, BMW, O2, Lexus or GM and has won multiple Clio, Cresta, Cannes Lions, ADC, EPICA, LIA awards. Social projects remain an important part of Nico’s work. In 2002 he directed a spot “The Big Dictator” for Michael Moore’s MoveOn.org, which won the Grand Prix at the Ad Spot Non-Profit Festival. Nico’s Campaign for Caritas tackles hidden poverty within society and recently won gold at the Cresta Awards and the Grand Prix at the Red Dot Awards.