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#Loeries2018: Welcome to the hypermarket
#Loeries2018: Welcome to the hypermarket

The second speaker at the 2018 DStv Seminar of Creativity was Lethepu Matshaba, vice president of Homecare Southern Africa at Unilever SA, who spoke on the relevance of creativity in a hyper-fragmented world...

By Angie White 2 days ago

A scene from the masterclass. © Al Nicoll, Gallo Images.
#Loeries2018: WiM Africa masterclass on the progress of women in media

The Loeries masterclasses started off with a bang, with the well-supported launch of the Women in Marketing: Africa initiative...

By Angie White

Q&A with Ivan Botha about directorial debut Stroomop
Q&A with Ivan Botha about directorial debut Stroomop

Actor, writer, and producer Ivan Botha chats about about his directorial debut Stroomop as well as the inspirational women in his life, filming in water, and collaborative writing.

By Daniel Dercksen 3 days ago

This year's top ten finalists for the Presenter Search on 3.
Secrets to success on the 'Presenter Search on 3'!

I met the new fixtures of the SABC3 family at an exclusive media event held at Expresso Studios in Sea Point earlier this week. It was quite something to be right there where some of the magic happens, but also seeing the new presenters sparkling in their element...

By Leigh Andrews 10 Aug 2018

Zwelethu Radebe directs choose-your-own-ending Twitter series for Ford Fiesta
Zwelethu Radebe directs choose-your-own-ending Twitter series for Ford Fiesta

Egg Films' Zwelethu Radebe directed The Independent State of Nandi, a choose-your-own-ending series of short films brought to Twitter from inside the all-new Ford Fiesta...

Issued by Egg Films 8 Aug 2018

Hellocomputer and FCB Cape Town Helps WCG address bullying in 5 questions
Hellocomputer and FCB Cape Town Helps WCG address bullying in 5 questions

The Western Cape Government is striving to put an end to bullying at schools across the province by launching a mobile toolkit and campaign called 5 Questions to End Bullying...

Issued by Hellocomputer 8 Aug 2018

‘Makings’ the most of it!
#BehindtheSelfie with... Dianne Makings

This Women's Month, we go behind the selfie with Dianne Makings, festival director of the Cape Town International Animation Festival and ad producer for Tulips and Chimneys...

By Leigh Andrews 8 Aug 2018

"The power of convergence" and how one idea can work across multiple mediums
"The power of convergence" and how one idea can work across multiple mediums

Chris Garbutt, TBWA\ Global Chief Creative Officer of TBWA's New York office, was recently in South Africa for his annual visit...

Issued by TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris 7 Aug 2018

The rise and rise of video
The rise and rise of video

Any digital content that is shared on social media and that includes an evocative visual or video, increases conversions by up to 80% and is more likely to be read and watched...

Issued by Content Lounge 31 Jul 2018

No fear in the future for flash
No fear in the future for flash

Flash is going through a renaissance; developments in recent years show just how far it's come...

Issued by Canon SA 26 Jul 2018

Marcus may or may not be from here...
#BehindtheSelfie with... Marcus von Geyso

This week, we go behind the selfie with Marcus von Geyso, founder and executive creative director at Blacksmith Collective...

By Leigh Andrews 25 Jul 2018

Howard Audio sounds out two new awards
Howard Audio sounds out two new awards

It's been a very busy few weeks at Howard Audio. Recently, they picked up a few awards for their work that they'd like to share with us...

Issued by Howard Audio 24 Jul 2018

Revised film incentive guidelines launched at DIFF
Revised film incentive guidelines launched at DIFF

The minister of trade and industry launched revised guidelines for the Foreign Film and Television Incentive, the South Africa Film and Television Incentive, the South African Film and Television Co-Production Incentive at the Durban International Film Festival...

23 Jul 2018

Grey Adventures rolls out to SA
Grey Adventures rolls out to SA

The Grey Group's Grey Adventures startup incubator is now operational in its Johannesburg office as it continues to roll out across the global network. Here, an interview with Francois du Preez, chief digital officer at Grey Africa, to find out more about this open culture of collaboration from a local perspective...

By Jessica Tennant 20 Jul 2018

Call for African animation talent
Call for African animation talent

Cartoon Network is looking for new animation talent in Africa in the first ever Cartoon Network creative venture run in Africa...

18 Jul 2018

Wimbledon Champions are reimagined in botanical splendour
Wimbledon Champions are reimagined in botanical splendour

Wimbledon's new campaign takes a detour from the cheering crowds and strawberries and cream to focus on a quieter but no less iconic aspect of its experience: the gardens.

Issued by McCann Johannesburg 17 Jul 2018

Dove global women.
#Mandela100: Dove goes beyond skin-deep beauty with No Digital Distortion Mark

We've seen a marked rise in returning to real values and letting a brand's humanity and true beauty shine through its messaging in 2018...

By Leigh Andrews 12 Jul 2018

DJI Ronin-S. Image provided.
DJI Ronin-S launches in SA

Orms hosted a launch event, showcasing the latest in gimbal technology with the release of the DJI Ronin-S in SA. This new innovation is DJI's first single-handed stabiliser promising professional quality...

By Juanita Pienaar 11 Jul 2018

Zwelethu Radebe directs new Mutzig beer ad
Zwelethu Radebe directs new Mutzig beer ad

Egg Films' Zwelethu Radebe directed Batik Success, M&C Saatchi Africa's new ad for Mutzig beer...

Issued by Egg Films 26 Jun 2018

Big winners on the final night of #CannesLions2018!
#CannesLions2018: Good, Film and Impact Lions winners!

The 65th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity concluded on 22 June, with the 2018 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Lions, Creative Effectiveness Lions, Film Lions and the associated Young Lions, Glass Lions, Titanium Lions and overall Grand Prix for Good announced during the final Cannes Lions award ceremony...

22 Jun 2018

Cannes Lions 2018 Craft Lions winners.
#CannesLions2018: Craft Lions winners!

The 65th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity continued on 20 June with the 2018 Cannes Film Craft, Digital Craft and Industry Craft Lions announced during the Craft award ceremony, with SA bringing home a Bronze Lion...

20 Jun 2018

#CannesLions2018: Film Lions shortlist
#CannesLions2018: Film Lions shortlist

The Cannes Lions Film Lions shortlist has been released, with two SA films making the cut...

20 Jun 2018

#CannesLions2018: Industry Craft shortlist
#CannesLions2018: Industry Craft shortlist

The Cannes Lions Industry Craft Lions shortlist has been released, with SA seeing a single production company feature in the final round at Cannes Lions 2018...

19 Jun 2018

#CannesLions2018: Digital Craft shortlist
#CannesLions2018: Digital Craft shortlist

The Cannes Lions Digital Craft Lions shortlist has been released, with SA seeing a single production company feature in the final round at Cannes Lions 2018...

19 Jun 2018

#CannesLions2018: Film Craft shortlist
#CannesLions2018: Film Craft shortlist

The Cannes Lions Film Craft Lions shortlist has been released, with SA seeing two examples of work feature in the final round at Cannes Lions 2018...

19 Jun 2018

Publicis Johannesburg's Kaylee Germann and Prince Zwane, leaving for Cannes to take part in the global Young Lions film challege.
#CannesLions2018: Ready to roar with SA pride!

Prince Zwane and Kaylee Germann of Publicis Johannesburg were selected as the winning team in Cinemark's Young Lions competition held earlier this year. As a result, they're now flying out to Cannes to represent the country in a week of creative inspiration....

15 Jun 2018

Fabian Frese, CCO at Germany’s Kolle Rebbe and this year's Loeries film, radio and audio jury president.
#Loeries2018: "How will technology impact this year's ideas?" - Fabian Frese

I chatted to the international jury presidents ahead of Loeries Creative Week. Next in the series is Fabian Frese, chief creative officer at Germany's Kolle Rebbe and this year's Loeries film, radio and audio jury president...

By Leigh Andrews 15 Jun 2018

To #DoBozza is to do you, to do the most, and bring out the best version of yourself
To #DoBozza is to do you, to do the most, and bring out the best version of yourself

#DoBozza is a collaborative campaign between MTN, TBWA and Fort. Together, they conceptualise and find subcultural 'triggers' that appeals to youth culture, and then use these triggers to find locally relevant, #DoBozza talent...

Issued by TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris 15 Jun 2018

Molefi Thulo, creative director at Ogilvy Johannesburg and Cannes Lions 2018 radio and audio awarding juror. Image © –
#CannesLions2018: "Creatives can solve business problems and life issues" - Molefi Thulo

Molefi Thulo, creative director at Ogilvy Johannesburg, explains his role this year as Cannes Lions radio and audio awarding juror...

By Leigh Andrews 15 Jun 2018

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