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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...

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#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 the upcoming 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

Anthony Bourdain's window into Africa
Anthony Bourdain's window into Africa

I was drawn to how Bourdain upended the travel show genre, telling compelling and complicated stories about people and places most Western viewers tend to view through a lens of simplistic stereotypes or caricatures...

By Jacob Henry 14 Jun 2018

Think Creative Hub’s cofounders and creative directors Nkgabiseng ‘Nkgabi’ Motau and Mukondi Ralushayi.
#YouthMonth: Think like these young, creative African females...

Think Creative Hub's cofounders and creative directors Nkgabiseng 'Nkgabi' Motau and Mukondi Ralushayi explain their Cannes Lions links and why they just couldn't ignore feeling the itch of entrepreneurship two years ago...

By Leigh Andrews 12 Jun 2018

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The case for KZN

Graham Black lists a few reasons why Durban might be the better option when scouting for locations for shooting commercials...

By Graham Black 7 Jun 2018

When we come together, we can amaze the world
When we come together, we can amaze the world

In 2017, MTN answered the call to be the sponsor of the Springboks. It was to enhance the connection of South Africans to the Springboks, who have a history of uniting us as a nation...

Issued by TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris 5 Jun 2018

Red Cherry Interactive creates digital and TV tags for Tiger Brands, Ingram's Cream
Red Cherry Interactive creates digital and TV tags for Tiger Brands, Ingram's Cream

Red Cherry Interactive was tasked to produce a 10-second TV tag and several digital tags for the Ingram's Cream promotion where they are giving away R1m in educational bursaries...

Issued by Red Cherry Interactive 4 Jun 2018

Cindy Lee gets the summer Coke feeling!
Cindy Lee gets the summer Coke feeling!

Cindy Lee was tasked to shoot the Coca Cola West Africa spot for the Russia World Cup 2018...

Issued by The Star Film Company 29 May 2018

DISCOP Markets.
More than 500 content producers from Africa heading for DISCOP Johannesburg

More than 500 film, television, digital and video gaming content producers from all over Africa will converge at DISCOP Johannesburg...

23 May 2018

Howard Audio scores with Allan Gray
Howard Audio scores with Allan Gray

Howard Audio was commissioned by agency King James II to compose the music for the latest Allan Gray campaign, flighting on TV, radio and cinema...

Issued by Howard Audio 22 May 2018

#FairnessFirst: #CannesYouSeeUs trends at Cannes Film Festival
#FairnessFirst: #CannesYouSeeUs trends at Cannes Film Festival

The Cannes Film Festival is usually filled with chatter about the winning work and those impressive evening gowns the celebs wear. Comments following the 2018 version are proving more substantial than usual, as diversity was front and foremost at the 71st Cannes Film Festival...

By Leigh Andrews 21 May 2018

Love Cape Town, love Mitchells Plain: Cape Town Tourism releases new neighbourhoods video
Love Cape Town, love Mitchells Plain: Cape Town Tourism releases new neighbourhoods video

Cape Town Tourism has released the latest in their "Love Cape Town Neighbourhoods" video series focusing on the Mitchells Plain neighbourhood.

18 May 2018

Durban FilmMart 2018.
16 African films, documentaries selected for Durban FilmMart

9th Durban FilmMart announces Official Project Selection for 2018 edition, including 16 films and documentaries from Africa...

18 May 2018

#AfricaMonth: Media companies need to invest in African content
#AfricaMonth: Media companies need to invest in African content

The new general manager and vice president of Fox Networks Group Africa, Evert van der Veer, will focus on the expansion of Fox Sports and local content production...

By Louise Marsland 16 May 2018

Dentsu Aegis Network, bringing another first to Africa - The Story Lab Content Summit
Dentsu Aegis Network, bringing another first to Africa - The Story Lab Content Summit

The Story Lab is a global investor, producer and distributor of premium entertainment content, headquartered in London with offices in over 16 markets, including South Africa...

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 15 May 2018

McCann, Picture Tree, TEARS collaborate on child abuse awareness campaign
McCann, Picture Tree, TEARS collaborate on child abuse awareness campaign

McCann Worldgroup Johannesburg, Picture Tree and the TEARS Foundation are together working on a collaborative campaign...

15 May 2018

Screengrab from the #ThatsNotOK PSA.
#FairnessFirst: Stand with Swift SA's #ThatsNotOK

Focus was on the film industry last week, with Roman Polanski negating the importance of the #MeToo movement, branding it 'mass hysteria'. Pledge to stand with Sisters Working in Film and TV (Swift)'s #ThatsNotOK...

By Leigh Andrews 14 May 2018

Howard Audio: In the swing of things - with SAMA-nominated album by Swing City
Howard Audio: In the swing of things - with SAMA-nominated album by Swing City

Swing City has been nominated for Best Adult Contemporary Album for the upcoming 2018 SAMAs (South African Music Awards)...

Issued by Howard Audio 11 May 2018

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How storytelling rocked behaviour change in Bali

It's always quite intimidating to attend a conference in a foreign land...

By Lynn Joffe 10 May 2018

SJ Myeza.
SA's SJ Myeza to serve on One Club's Young Guns 16 Jury!

Cape Town's own Siphiwe SJ Myeza, director and partner at award-winning 7Films production company, has been selected to serve on The One Club for Creativity's Young Guns 16 competition jury...

30 Apr 2018

Mbithi Masya, film director at Fat Rain Films, Kenya.
Celebrating African storytelling and craft

Mbithi Masya, film director at Fat Rain Films, Kenya, and a Ciclope Africa judge, talks about what Africa can bring to the international stage...

By Louise Marsland 26 Apr 2018

Digital photography trends are in Canon's favour this year
Digital photography trends are in Canon's favour this year

With consumers' seemingly insatiable desire to take photos and with full frame and professional cameras increasingly on photographers' minds, 2018 looks to be an exciting year for imaging company, Canon...

Issued by Canon SA 24 Apr 2018

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