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Episode 171: Agency focus - The Fixer Company

Date: 21 Apr 2016
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Healthcare advertising college competition winners
Healthcare advertising college competition winners

The Global Awards has announced the 2015 Young Globals Student Competition & Internship award winners in the only college/portfolio school competition for healthcare advertising.

3 days ago

One Show's Creative Week schedule released
One Show's Creative Week schedule released

The One Club has released the Creative Week schedule, taking place from 9-13 May 2016 in New York, and Ellie Kemper and Michael Ian Black will host The One Show. Creative Week partners include Pandora, Pinterest and American Printing Co...

3 days ago

Weber appoints Grey as its first global agency - Grey
Weber appoints Grey as its first global agency

"There is no more iconic American brand than the Weber kettle. We are honoured and excited to count them as a global client and bring their brand story to the world," said Grey Global president and North American CEO, Michael Houston...

Issued by Grey 3 days ago

Millward Brown announces South Africa's Top 10 Best Liked Ads for Q3 & Q4 2015 - Millward Brown
Millward Brown announces South Africa's Top 10 Best Liked Ads for Q3 & Q4 2015

Millward Brown's Best Liked Ads list celebrates South Africa's favourite TV commercials. These are the ads that have been rated as the best liked by the South African audience whom we believe to be the most important critic...

Issued by Millward Brown 28 Apr 2016

Biedalak and Jankowiak © Bryan Brown
English teaching film from Poland beats Game of Thrones at NYF

Olive Green, a film-based course of English, designed by the SuperMemo World publishing house from Poznan in Poland, was awarded a Gold World Medal at the New York Festivals World's Best TV and Film. Competing in the Entertainment category, it triumphed over a production based on Game of Thrones by HBO Home Entertainment...

28 Apr 2016

© Scanrail – 123RF.com
Creative Circle releases 2015 agency rankings

The Creative Circle has released its official 2015 agency rankings for group and individual. The results are as follows...

28 Apr 2016

World-class partnership, world-class results
World-class partnership, world-class results

High-ticket advertising agency AdMakers and the Red & Yellow School of Logic and Magic, have teamed up once again to groom and nurture young talent, thereby facilitating the flow of skilled and work-ready personnel into the marketing and advertising industry...

Issued by AdMakers 28 Apr 2016

A selection of work from House of Brave
#CommerceMonth: Time for a Brave marketing tribe to emerge

House of Brave is making 2016 its most successful year so far, having won all the business it's pitched for. MD Andrew Shuttleworth lets us in on the secret to that success, which is largely based on how their clients interpret 'ROI', especially in a tricky economic climate...

By Leigh Andrews 28 Apr 2016

It all begins with a pencil x logic and magic - Red & Yellow
It all begins with a pencil x logic and magic

"It all begins with a pencil" according to D&AD. But at Red & Yellow, it began with a little (okay, a lot) of logic and magic before even reaching the pencil stage...

Issued by Red & Yellow 28 Apr 2016

Finalists announced for Inclusive Design Challenge of NYF Torch Awards
Finalists announced for Inclusive Design Challenge of NYF Torch Awards

New York Festivals, which launched the Torch Awards in 2014 to champion young creative talent, has announced the finalists for the Inclusive Design Challenge, being held in New York on 18 May 2016. For the 2016 Torch Awards, New York Festivals collaborated with The Institute for Human Centered Design (IHCD)...

28 Apr 2016

RB & Lions Health Innovation Hack to tackle air pollution
RB & Lions Health Innovation Hack to tackle air pollution

Lions Health, RB and Save the Children have joined forces to tackle air pollution with a unique innovation hack, from 18-19 June 2016, as part of the International Festival of Creativity in Cannes...

28 Apr 2016

Magnetic CEO, Dan Marcus
#CommerceMonth: Putting agency management on the map

Take an 'agency management agency' that started in a spare room in 2008. Fast-forward to 2016 and Magnetic has just been appointed as management platform of choice for two Dentsu Aegis Network brands...

By Leigh Andrews 27 Apr 2016

Jury members selected for Lions Entertainment
Jury members selected for Lions Entertainment

The jury members for the Entertainment Lions and the Entertainment Lions for Music have been selected. Bringing together brands and creators, the event encompasses how content is incorporated into mainstream culture through effective storytelling and compelling content...

26 Apr 2016

Kyle Lewis directs Loeries promo for Native VML - Arcade Content
Kyle Lewis directs Loeries promo for Native VML

Arcade Content's Kyle Lewis directed the Creativity Unites call for entries promo for the Loeries, which will bring the advertising industry from Africa and the Middle East together in Durban, South Africa this August...

Issued by Arcade Content 26 Apr 2016

Cruises International says it with architecture.
[Orchids & Onions] Salute Ford for keeping wheels turning

What is the strongest attribute of a successful global brand? Longevity. The longer you go on, the better you get - as long as you realise you have to care for and nurture your brand and its icons...

By Brendan Seery 26 Apr 2016

Need a cheerleader? Peter Heaney's your man - Spitfire Films
Need a cheerleader? Peter Heaney's your man

You want character? Spitfire's got character. You want characters? Peter Heaney's got them by the truckload...

Issued by Spitfire Films 26 Apr 2016

The Talent Boom opens up a new office in Amsterdam - The Talent Boom
The Talent Boom opens up a new office in Amsterdam

The Talent Boom, global recruitment search firm for elite creative, digital, tech and marketing talent, has recently opened an office in Amsterdam...

Issued by The Talent Boom 25 Apr 2016

Creative Panels Sessions at 2016 New York Show explores brand disruption
Creative Panels Sessions at 2016 New York Show explores brand disruption

New York Festivals and its 2016 partners, New York Women in Communications, The Content Council, Weber Shandwick and Miami Ad School, will present a powerhouse of creative panels, which will explore campaigns that-intentionally or not-got people talking about more than the brand on 19 May 2016...

25 Apr 2016

SA ranks 12th at D&AD Judging 2016
SA ranks 12th at D&AD Judging 2016

2016 D&AD Judging Week resulted in 749 pieces of work being awarded a Pencil out of 26,000 of the best pieces of work in design and advertising from the past year...

25 Apr 2016

New ad campaign against palm oil
New ad campaign against palm oil

A new advertising campaign on the London Overground network is aiming to educate the British public about how everyone's daily routine is destroying the rainforest...

22 Apr 2016

With Toyota Fortuner, freedom and luxury are not mutually exclusive - FCB Africa
With Toyota Fortuner, freedom and luxury are not mutually exclusive

Toyota South Africa launched a new generation of the Toyota Fortuner earlier this month, with an integrated campaign from long-standing marketing partner, FCB Joburg...

Issued by FCB Africa 22 Apr 2016

The MAC Charter - What you need to know - Red & Yellow
The MAC Charter - What you need to know

The B-BBEE Sector Code for the Marketing, Advertising and Communications (MAC) sector is now in effect, including stricter requirements and increased incentives. Here's how Red & Yellow can help you make the most of it...

Issued by Red & Yellow 22 Apr 2016

I don’t usually look like this.
[Behind the Loeries] with... Jarred Cinman

Jarred Cinman kicks off our special 'Behind the Loeries' feature, which puts the spotlight on key Loeries-related names...

By Leigh Andrews 22 Apr 2016

Fourth Creative Challenge ready for pushy brands
Fourth Creative Challenge ready for pushy brands

The fourth Times Creative Challenge is ready for art directors and copy-writers delivering quick turnaround, high impact tactical print ads for their clients...

22 Apr 2016

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 171: Agency focus - The Fixer Company
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 171: Agency focus - The Fixer Company

On the latest episode of Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show host Warren Harding spoke to Colin Don Schouw...

22 Apr 2016

Members of the Black Pencil Jury on Thursday morning...
13 D&AD awards for SA in 2016

South African agencies are coming home with 13 pencils from the 2016 D&AD Awards! On the third and final day of D&AD judging, 514 pencils were awarded...

21 Apr 2016

Boris Dzhingarov
How to attract attention to your business

Good marketing can be achieved via advertising and in some cases across multiple channels which are relevant to your market...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 21 Apr 2016

Lang, Deeb, Schlumpf and Rangaka
[Creative Circle 2016] Cream of the creative crop 2

CDs and CCOs from four of the top-achieving agencies at the recent Creative Circle Ad of the Year Awards share what it took to shine for the tough judging panel and share some industry love for local work they love at the moment...

By Leigh Andrews 20 Apr 2016

Colouring in a D&AD 2016 white pencil for SA!
Colouring in a D&AD 2016 white pencil for SA!

South African agencies have been awarded 9 pencils in total from D&AD 2016 judging, with a white pencil confirmed for Utopia's 'Tuluver' work for Birdlife South Africa...

20 Apr 2016

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