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Smith reveals ‘the workshop’ where he creates much of that magic we see on screen.
#BehindtheSelfie with... Rob Smith

This #YouthMonth, we go behind the selfie with Rob Smith, formerly of Arcade Content - having been handpicked straight out of film school to join Keith Rose's creative team in 2011 - now proving himself as a freelance director...

By Leigh Andrews 5 hours ago

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Exploring the ego in advertising

I love advertising. I'm not talking digital, above-the-line or direct marketing. I'm not talking about Maslow, about the human condition or the Zero Moment of Truth. I'm talking about the act of telling a story, the act of creating something meaningful. Marketing a product to someone so well that they're willing to part with money they've earned from hard work or stealing...

By Dale Ferreira 8 hours ago

Research reveals key drivers of sharing economy
Research reveals key drivers of sharing economy

A new whitepaper reveals the key drivers of the ever growing sharing economy, outlining the challenges and future opportunities surrounding it...

3 hours ago

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Cannes. Strangers at the circus

There were two boats in Cannes. They were part of the seemingly endless cavalcade of behemoth yachts moored in the South of France for the Cannes advertising festival of creativity...

By Damon Stapleton 5 hours ago

(From the left) Khanyi Dhlomo (CEO Ndalo Media), June Ambrose (American Celebrity Stylist) and Anina Malherbe-Lan (Founder of VividLuxury) and Carol Bouwer (Founder and CEO, Carol Bouwer (CB) Productions.
Fashion blooms at inaugural African Odyssey

The inaugural African Odyssey business summit was held on Youth Day to celebrate fashion, beauty and business and to emphasise the country's rich heritage...

9 hours ago

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The SpaceStation sponsors Media Agency Rising Star Award

The SpaceStation will sponsor the Media Agency Rising Star Award at this year's Most Awards ceremony...

10 hours ago

RIP Paul Wilkins
RIP Paul Wilkins

Paul Wilkins, former CEO of Mediacom and MediaCompete, has passed away...

21 hours ago

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ACA announces tickets for 2017 Apex Awards are on sale

The two 2017 Apex Awards events (masterclass and awards ceremony) will be held on Thursday, 6 July 2017 at The Galleria in Sandton and ticket sales are now open...

1 day ago

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#OrchidsandOnions: #MakeTime...for those you love. But, don't pass the buck if you're a big brand

One of the biggest regrets many people have - generally, as they sit down to take stock of their lives - is that they never made enough time for the people they love...

By Brendan Seery 1 day ago

'Win and spin' game show launches ‘One Pot for Everyone' campaign
'Win and spin' game show launches ‘One Pot for Everyone' campaign

A giant spinning pot game show marked the launch of the Rajah 'One Pot for Everyone Campaign'. The consumer engagement activity...

1 day ago

Mace with the rest of the Tusker job crew.
#CannesLions2017: “We don't need awards to believe in our work” - Dan Mace

While June is the month of the annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity, it's also #YouthMonth here on Biz. What better time to chat to Dan Mace, newly of Egg Films, the first South African to win three Young Director Awards at the Cannes Lions? He lets us in on his views behind the scenes...

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

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Information overload fuels 'fake news': study

PARIS - "Fake news" has become a troubling phenomenon, allegedly used to manipulate voters and fuel a rise in global populism. In one case, it inspired a man to shoot up a Washington pizzeria...

1 day ago

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Kia partners with DStv and Mzansi Magic to launch new awards show

M-Net's Mzansi Magic channel has partnered with DStv and Kia to launch the new awards show, Mzansi Viewers Choice Awards...

1 day ago

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Facebook to produce own TV series, games

NEW YORK - Facebook is starting production on high-quality television series and gaming shows to be broadcast on its platform, one of the social media giant's executives said on Monday...

1 day ago

Facebook launches plan to combat online extremism
Facebook launches plan to combat online extremism

LONDON - US social media giant Facebook launched a campaign in Britain on Friday to counter the spread of online extremism following warnings from Prime Minister Theresa May after four terror attacks in three months...

2 days ago

Publicis’ new CEO Arthur Sadoun.
Did Publicis dumping the Cannes Lions come as a surprise to you?

Advertising, branding and marketing has been a part of my life for over 30 years...

By Walter Pike 2 days ago

Allen Ambor, founder and executive chairman of Spur Corporation.
Spur founder Allen Ambor's tough love approach to business

Iconic SA restaurant chain, Spur Steak Ranches, will be 50-years-old in October this year and has grown into an internationally-recognised brand...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 2 days ago

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Sunday Times Literary Awards 2017 winners announced

This year's winners of the Sunday Times Literary Awards, in association with Porcupine Ridge, were announced on Saturday night, 24 June at Tiso Blackstar Group's (formerly Times Media) new office venue at Hill on Empire in Parktown, Johannesburg.

2 days ago

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Naspers records full-year revenue up 3% to $6.1bn

The $3.25bn sale of Polish online auction site Allegro in October and other disposals helped Naspers nearly triple its aftertax profit for the year to end-March...

By Robert Laing 2 days ago

Could architainment lure consumers back to shopping centres?
Could architainment lure consumers back to shopping centres?

Developers, architects and shopping centres are under increasing pressure, due to the rise of ecommerce, to draw customers back to the physical retail environment...

2 days ago

Thomson Reuters wants to partner with “vibrant” African innovators
Thomson Reuters wants to partner with “vibrant” African innovators

Thomson Reuters is looking at ways to partner with the “vibrant innovation hotspots” of Nairobi and Lagos...

By Tom Jackson 2 days ago

#Newsmaker: Kojo Baffoe the Afropolitan
#Newsmaker: Kojo Baffoe the Afropolitan

The Afropolitan recently celebrated its 50th edition with a gala evening where publisher Sean Press announced philosopher, Kaya FM radio host and writer Kojo Baffoe the new editor of the magazine.

By Jessica Tennant 2 days ago

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Creative, hospitality forum in Mahikeng in July

MyArts International will be hosting the Bokone-Bophirima Creative and Hospitality Forum in Mahikeng for the north-west creative and MICE businesses from 7-8 July 2017...

2 days ago

Spree, 24.com record double-digit growth but Media24 profit drops
Spree, 24.com record double-digit growth but Media24 profit drops

Media24 has released 2017 results indicating that its trading profit of R249m was 39% weaker than the previous year but Spree and 24.com recorded double-digit growth...

2 days ago

#CannesLions2017: All the South African winners!
#CannesLions2017: All the South African winners!

The 64th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity came to an end on 24 June 2017, rounding out a full week of award shows that celebrated creativity across various categories. Here's how SA fared overall

3 days ago

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#CannesLions2017: Titanium Lions winners!

The 64th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity hosted the Titanium Lions award ceremony on its final night, 24 June 2017...

3 days ago

Film Lions Gold Lion winner 'Pre Joy' by Ogilvy Joburg for Cadbury.
#CannesLions2017: Film Lions winners!

The 64th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity hosted the Film Lions award ceremony on its final night, 24 June 2017, with another Gold Lion coming home to SA...

3 days ago

Screenshots from the Grand Prix-winning 'Boost Your Voice', as well as Gold-winning 'We're the Superheroes' and 'Child Replacement Programme'.
#CannesLions2017: Integrated Lions winners!

The 64th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity hosted the Integrated Lions award ceremony on its final night, 24 June 2017...

3 days ago

#CannesLions2017: Titanium shortlist
#CannesLions2017: Titanium shortlist

The Cannes Lions Titanium shortlist has been released...

24 Jun 2017

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