Is Africa the Dark Continent when it comes to the advertising industry? On the contrary, says Alan Edgar, Regional Creative Director, Ogilvy Africa and one of regional judges for African and Middle Eastern categories at this year's Loeries. It's alive and vibrant, but in dire need of world-class tertiary training institutions to tap into that potential.
By Staff Reporter 21 Sep 2013 14:25
Y&R is committed to having 20 agencies on the African continent by 2015. Leading the charge to achieve this is Yossi Schwartz, chairman of Y&R South Africa.
By Danette Breitenbach 5 Sep 2013 05:42
Diageo chief marketing officer, Andy Fennell has unveiled a competition to find the most talented filmmaker in Africa who will produce the next local TV commercial for Guinness.
By Grace Kerengo 10 Jul 2013 14:03
LOS ANGELES, US: This post highlights some aspects of parallax scrolling* that you need to keep in mind if you want to use the effect on your site or your client's.
By Kenneth von Rauch 19 Jun 2013 10:14
Sweet Spot Content took an authentic story about a fishing boat in Zimbabwe - a story that illustrates how Econet Wireless Zimbabwe is helping local communities - and turned it into a piece of cinema.
Issued by Sweet Spot Content 10 Jun 2013 08:54
Before you sign off on that near perfect logo you've had commissioned, here are a few things to consider when making your choice.
By Chemory Gunko 6 May 2013 09:30
LONDON, UK: Here are the nominations for the D&AD Awards. See this year's In Book winners and Nominations below. Yellow Pencil winners will be revealed on Wednesday 12 June at the Awards Ceremony.
22 Apr 2013 11:05
Loerie entries are now open, and those that get their work in by 15 April 2013; get 10% off their entry fee. The final deadline for entries is 31 May and agencies or marketers throughout Africa and the Middle East can enter their work.
4 Apr 2013 10:04
The Designer and Agent Showcase Africa (DnA Africa) opened yesterday at Zen in Maboneng Precinct in Johannesburg. The show promotes emerging and established African fashion designers and their brands and hopes to connect them to local and international fashion buyers, giving them a stepping-stone to the retail industry.
1 Aug 2013 09:40
Nowadays, building and selling premium WordPress themes has become a very lucrative venture for many developers. Here are some things you need to consider if you want to make money through creating premium WordPress themes.
By Zubin Kutar 30 Jul 2013 08:34
With the unveiling of its LED billboards in Namibia, Primedia Africa aims to change the outdoor advertising landscape within the country.
24 Jun 2013 10:53
CANNES, FRANCE: The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity is set to launch Lions Health next year, a new two-day independent festival and awards celebrating creative communications in healthcare, wellness and sustainability.
13 Jun 2013 16:13
CANNES, FRANCE: Celebrating its 60th year, the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity is set to commemorate its anniversary with the launch of Game Changers; an exhibition and accompanying book that celebrate six decades of campaigns that have changed the landscape of the advertising industry forever.
30 May 2013 10:37
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM: Registrations for the Pentawards 2013, a worldwide packaging design awards competition, will be closed definitively Friday, 24 May at midnight, Los Angeles time.
14 May 2013 13:48
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