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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...

16 hours ago

iDidTht.com Craft Awards November 2017: Carling's 'No Excuse' hits the nail on the head
iDidTht.com Craft Awards November 2017: Carling's 'No Excuse' hits the nail on the head

IDidTht's November SA Film Reel Monthly Craft Awards were judged by Jenny Glover, ECD at TBWA\Hunt Lascaris, who selected Carling Black Label's 'No Excuse' by Kim Geldenhuys from 0307 (Direction Craft), Gordon Midgely from Deliverance Post (Editing Craft), and Marc Algranti from Pulse Music (Music Craft) for Best of Reel...

13 hours ago

25 interns successfully complete FCB Graduate Programme
25 interns successfully complete FCB Graduate Programme

FCB Africa's Graduate Programme, a year-long mentorship and work experience immersion at the group agencies FCB Cape Town, Hellocomputer Cape Town, Hellocomputer Joburg, FCB Joburg and 1886, successfully capped 25 interns during the last weeks of 2017...

Issued by FCB Africa 8 hours ago

Joshua Resnick © –
"Like chicken soup for a dead man. It can't hurt"

I have been a creative for 25 years. It is all I have ever done to make a living. First as a photographer, and then as a creative in advertising. So, after a quarter of a century, I thought this would be a good time to write to my younger creative self about what I believe are the rules for successful creative living...

By Damon Stapleton 12 hours ago

Disruption philosophy and what makes it meaningful
Disruption philosophy and what makes it meaningful

TBWA\Hunt Lascaris CEO Karabo Denalane explains how shunning the norm - by challenging a brand's conventions to create new ways to communicate an idea - opens up new levels of creativity...

Issued by TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris 13 hours ago

South African National Blood Service tries the Oasis Digital Network
South African National Blood Service tries the Oasis Digital Network

Oasis Digital Networks was given an opportunity to run a trial campaign for SANBS and WPBTS in December on its footprint...

Issued by Oasis Digital Networks 14 hours ago

Decimal Agency: new home, new opportunities
Decimal Agency: new home, new opportunities

At the beginning of November 2017 Decimal Agency took up residence in its new home. Though only a stone's throw away from the old crib, this new space offers more room for the company to stretch its creativity and grow the team...

Issued by Decimal Agency 1 day ago

Jet's new brand ad shows that their clothes speak for themselves
Jet's new brand ad shows that their clothes speak for themselves

In Jet's latest brand TV commercial, Joe Public crafted a concept that shows how the clothes take centre stage as they "speak" to create a romantic tale...

Issued by Joe Public United 1 day ago

Valeriya Kuznetsova © –
Taking TV into the real world in 2018 with commercial partnerships

In this era of multi-channel marketing, success is no longer measured by the advert, but rather the full viewer package. Debbie Brady, commercial director for Discovery Networks Africa, lets us in on the importance of commercial partnerships to generate revenue and increase brand awareness...

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

Different Cokes for different folks.
#OrchidsandOnions: Coca-Cola moves with the health-conscious times... and abuse takes to the road

Perhaps it's because we are sliding into the silly season, but I really have not seen anything this week which has irked me enough to hand out an Onion. And, I'd rather not devalue my critical currency, the Onion, by handing it out just because you expect me to be bitchy...

By Brendan Seery 1 day ago

Bobby Amm
Making local (even more) lekker: good for everyone

Why and how to protect the local film and advertising industry...

By Bobby Amm, Issued by CPA 1 day ago

Quality content is key to advertising success irrespective of reading platform
Quality content is key to advertising success irrespective of reading platform

Research company, Lumen proves that the actual viewing of, as opposed to potential exposure to adverts (no matter the reading platform of digital or print) leads to almost 9 times more sales...

1 day ago

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...

1 day ago

Corruption Watch launches hard-hitting animation video on anti-corruption day
Corruption Watch launches hard-hitting animation video on anti-corruption day

In commemoration of 9 December 2017, International Anti-Corruption Day, a UN-designated day to raise awareness of corruption around the world, Corruption Watch has released a satirical animation video...

Issued by Corruption Watch 2 days ago

Trish Gilford, a freelance media strategist working with the OMC.
OMC Road research update reveals how OOH industry has evolved

The OMC's Road measurement system update gives an overview of the methodology used, fieldwork efficiencies and innovation, insight and benchmarks as well as the benefits to media planners, media strategists and advertisers...

By Juanita Pienaar 2 days ago

Harvey, Oliver, Luckin and Hartnady.
#LoeriesRanking with... Grey Advertising

Just when you thought the Loeries buzz was over, the Loeries' rankings are in! I chatted to some of this year's top-ranked creatives post-celebrations. We continue the local insights with Grey Advertising...

By Leigh Andrews 8 Dec 2017

What makes Sundays so special for advertisers
What makes Sundays so special for advertisers

Sunday is the ideal day for people to kick back and relax, or do whatever it is that they love best and Ads24's Sunday titles - Rapport, City Press, Son op Sondag and Sunday Sun - are the perfect accompaniment for a serene Sunday, which also makes them the perfect platform for advertisers...

Issued by Ads24 7 Dec 2017

'Man Up, Slow Down'
'Man Up, Slow Down'

To draw attention to the national 16 Days of Activism campaign, FCB Cape Town has developed another hard-hitting ad for the Western Cape Government's Safely Home initiative...

Issued by FCB Africa 7 Dec 2017

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

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

From algorithms to AI, Kantar Millward Brown forecasts SEA changes in the digital advertising ecosystems in 2018
From algorithms to AI, Kantar Millward Brown forecasts SEA changes in the digital advertising ecosystems in 2018

Annual Media and Digital Predictions highlight continued evolutions in branded storytelling, cross-media measurement and ROI...

Issued by Kantar Millward Brown 7 Dec 2017

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

#Newsmaker: Junior Mokoma furthers his creative studies in Holland w/ Vega, FCB
#Newsmaker: Junior Mokoma furthers his creative studies in Holland w/ Vega, FCB

It was during his internship as a copywriter at FCB Africa in Johannesburg when Vega alumni student Junior Mokoma was offered the opportunity to study transmedia storytelling at Fontys Academy for Creative Industries in Tilburg, the Netherlands...

By Jessica Tennant 6 Dec 2017

Chase Software scoops top Microsoft Award
Chase Software scoops top Microsoft Award

Microsoft has recognised Chase Software as the 'ERP Partner of the Year' at its Partner Awards ceremony held recently at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg...

Issued by Chase Software 6 Dec 2017

Do award shows really matter?
Do award shows really matter?

On the back of the Publicis Groupe's announcement at Cannes this year that it will be transferring its award show spend to its investment in AI, agencies are increasingly questioning whether participating in award shows really matters.

By Jessica Tennant 6 Dec 2017

You've got six seconds. Make it count.
You've got six seconds. Make it count.

So now we have the six-second YouTube "Bumper" ad... and it's a pretty tricky thing to get right! The Brand Alive Group has just created one for top culinary school Prue Leith Chefs Academy...

Issued by Brand Alive 5 Dec 2017

Screengrabs from the ad.
#OrchidsandOnions: MTN's 'Bright side' really dazzles, but this Sunday Times sub sinks without a trace...

I've talked before about the mega-battles of the cell phone brands as they launch their end-of-year campaigns (why they focus on summer is a bit beyond me, given that summer's already been underway for almost three months by now)...

By Brendan Seery 5 Dec 2017

A festival of African creativity launched by Absolut
A festival of African creativity launched by Absolut

Capitalising on the success of its One Source campaign, Absolut Vodka has launched a festival of African creativity in 2018...

5 Dec 2017

#Newsmaker: Kerry Hibberd to 'Change the World' w/ 'goodvertising' and Vodacom
#Newsmaker: Kerry Hibberd to 'Change the World' w/ 'goodvertising' and Vodacom

Net#work BBDO strategist Kerry Hibberd is going to be swapping creative strategy for volunteering next year, as part of Vodacom's Change the World programme...

By Jessica Tennant 4 Dec 2017

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