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Grand Prix winner, Channel 4's coverage of the 2016 Rio Paralympics through the 'Media that can!' campaign.
Warc announce Effective Channel Integration winners

Warc has announced the winners of the Effective Channel Integration category of its Media Awards 2017, a global competition recognising comms planning which has made a positive impact on business results...

10 Jan 2018

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David Tiltman, head of content at Warc.
Digital transparency, key challenge for brands in 2018 - Warc Toolkit

Digital transparency will be a key challenge for brands in the year ahead concludes Warc, the global marketing intelligence service, in its 2018 Toolkit...

9 Jan 2018

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Regional grand jury on judging the AME Awards
Regional grand jury on judging the AME Awards

With an eye towards judging this year's competition, the AME Awards's regional grand jury members weigh in on judging the Awards...

9 Jan 2018

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Sports competition added to 2018 NYF Advertising Awards roster

New York Festivals added a new competition to its Advertising Awards competition roster: sports...

4 Jan 2018

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Mick Blore, chief creative officer South Africa & Sub-Saharan Africa, McCann Worldgroup.
South African amongst executive jury announced for NYF Advertising Awards

New York Festivals (NYF) International Advertising Awards has announced the first 21 members of the 2018 executive jury, which includes South African, Mick Blore...

20 Dec 2017

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From left to right (top): Fumihito Katamura, Charlotte Strick, Anita Kunz. Middle: Debbi Vandeven, Valetin Spiess, Sagi Haviv. Bottom: Jean François Porchez, Greg Hahn, Bruce Duckworth.
Jury chairs for ADC 97th Annual Awards announced

The One Club for Creativity has announced nine creative leaders who will serve as jury chairs for the prestigious ADC 97th Annual Awards...

14 Dec 2017

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Piyush and Prasoon Pandey honoured with the Lion of St Mark
Piyush and Prasoon Pandey honoured with the Lion of St Mark

Cannes Lions honours brothers Piyush and Prasoon Pandey with the Lion of St Mark, the award for outstanding contribution to the creative industry...

13 Dec 2017

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AME Awards announce grand jury and extend deadline
AME Awards announce grand jury and extend deadline

New York Festivals' AME Awards for the World's Best Advertising and Marketing Effectiveness has announced the 2018 grand jury...

12 Dec 2017

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From left to right (first row): Neo Mashigo, Jenny Ehlers, Mariana O’Kelly, Pepe Marais. Second row: Jenny Glover, Francois Du Preez and Juliet Honey.
Seven SA judges selected for 2018 One Show!

The One Club for Creativity has announced the global creative leaders selected to serve as judges for The One Show 2018 of which seven is from South Africa...

7 Dec 2017

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Top row (from left to right): Sabine Heckman, Safaraaz Sindhi, Tumi Sethebe. Bottom: Brent Singer, Alistair Morgan and Dylan Davies.
Six SA judges selected for NYF's grand jury

New York Festivals International Advertising Awards has announced the 2018 grand jury...

7 Dec 2017

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Report shows native advertising rises in importance
Report shows native advertising rises in importance

According to a new report, the importance of native advertising continues to rise in the revenue mix even as labelling is inconsistent for many media companies...

7 Dec 2017

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Winners of 2017 Global Awards announced

The Global Awards announced the 2017 award-winners at their annual award celebration taking place at the New York Academy of Sciences in lower Manhattan...

21 Nov 2017

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Net#work BBDO campaign, Vagina Varsity.
Winners announced for 2017 Epica Awards

South Africa won Bronze at the 2017 Epica Awards for the Net#work BBDO campaign, Vagina Varsity, in the Online Campaigns - Health, Beauty and Fashion category...

17 Nov 2017

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SA's SJ Myeza presented with Young Guns 15 Creative Choice Award!
SA's SJ Myeza presented with Young Guns 15 Creative Choice Award!

South African filmmaker SJ Myeza of 7Films was presented with the first-ever Young Guns Creative Choice Award...

17 Nov 2017

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JWT creates "Be Famous Famous" campaign for One Show 2018 call for entries

The One Club for Creativity has opened the call for entries for the 2018 One Show awards, and kicked it off with the humorous "Be Famous Famous" campaign, developed by J. Walter Thompson New York...

16 Nov 2017

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Cannes Lions launches revamped 2018 Festival of Creativity!
Cannes Lions launches revamped 2018 Festival of Creativity!

Cannes Lions has launched the 2018 Festival of Creativity, with important changes to the delegate experience and awards structure...

14 Nov 2017

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Jodie Stranger, CEO UK group and president: global clients EMEA at Starcom, Publicis Media.
World Media Awards are open for entries

The World Media Awards 2018 (WMAs) have opened for entries, offering eight categories that will celebrate the best in cross platform, cross border, content-driven advertising...

8 Nov 2017

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Dana Cullinan, Tom Cullinan and Devin Kennedy - image credit .
Midas executive jury includes three South Africans

The Midas Awards have announced their grand and executive juries, which include three South Africans, and due to overwhelming demanded extended the entry deadline to 17 November 2017...

7 Nov 2017

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Rani Raad, president, CNN International Commercial - image credit: .
CNN to lead Pangaea Alliance

Pangaea is transitioning to a new lead partner and introducing tech and data capabilities to offer advertisers more opportunities to connect programmatically with a premium audience of over 200m monthly users...

6 Nov 2017

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SJ Myeza is one of the winners of One Club's Young Guns 15.
SA's SJ Myeza announced as a One Club Young Guns 15 winner!

Among the winners announced for the One Club's Young Guns 15 is South African filmmaker SJ Myeza from 7Films...

2 Nov 2017

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New creative briefs launched for D&AD's 2018 New Blood Awards
New creative briefs launched for D&AD's 2018 New Blood Awards

D&AD has launched 17 new creative briefs for the 2018 New Blood Awards 2018...

24 Oct 2017

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Clio Awards announce "Of-the-Year" finalists
Clio Awards announce "Of-the-Year" finalists

The top finalists for the "Of-the-Year" awards to be presented at the 2017 Clio Entertainment Awards have been announced...

20 Oct 2017

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Elizabeth Elfenbein (Health & Wellness jury chairman), partner/chief creative officer of The Bloc USA.
Finalists for 2017 Global Awards announced

This year the Global Awards grand jury shortlisted 154 entries submitted from 22 countries worldwide...

17 Oct 2017

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Kevin Swanepoel, CEO of The One Club for Creativity © .
The ADC 97th Annual Awards open for entries

The One Club for Creativity has announced the call for entries for the ADC 97th Annual Awards as well as a new tiered pricing structure and a couple of category changes...

17 Oct 2017

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Google’s Creative Lab, Steve Vranakis is the new D&AD president.
Google's Steve Vranakis appointed as new D&AD president

Steve Vranakis, ECD of Google Creative Lab, begins his tenure as the new president of D&AD...

10 Oct 2017

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The human pattern

Saturday night. My wife, Minky, had informed me we were going to a cabaret with some friends. The cabaret was called The Sound of Falling Stars...

By Damon Stapleton 4 Oct 2017

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D&AD Impact Awards winners announced

The second annual D&AD Impact Awards took place at Terminal 5 in New York City on Tuesday, 26 September and a total of 98 D&AD Impact Pencils were handed out on the night...

27 Sep 2017

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The preachers and the busker

A couple of days ago I was walking down a windy Queen Street, the main street in Auckland. It is a street every port city has...

By Damon Stapleton 27 Sep 2017

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One Club 2017 Creative Hall of Fame ceremony. Image supplied.
Creative Hall of Fame adds five more legends

The One Club for Creativity has inducted five advertising and design legends into its Creative Hall of Fame, originated in 1961 with Leo Burnett as the first inductee...

21 Sep 2017

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New York Festivals ready for AME entries
New York Festivals ready for AME entries

The deadline to enter the 2018 New York Festivals AME Awards for the World's Best Advertising and Marketing Effectiveness is 30 November 2017...

18 Sep 2017

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