Loeries Creative Week Durban

Creative Circle chairman and chief creative officer at Joe Public, Xolisa Dyeshana.
Creative Circle membership will now include freelancers and start-up agencies

The Creative Circle has introduced a new membership for freelancers and start-up agencies...

14 Feb 2018

Andrews Human, circa Loeries 2017.
#Loeries2018: Andrew Human reflects on 40 years of Loeries

I caught up with Loeries CEO Andrew Human for a catch-up on the last 40 years and a preview of all things #Loeries2018-related...

By Leigh Andrews 9 Feb 2018

January judges (Back L-R) Charles Foley, Kabelo Moshapalo, Vanessa Moodley, Paul de Klerk, Jonathan Bain, Rob Mclennan, Tlamelo, Portia Mamosebo, Laura Maggs - Front (L-R) Aisha O'Reilly, Brinke van Zyl, Annette de Klerk.
Creative Circle announces monthly award winners

The Creative Circle has announced its winners for work flighted between September to December 2017...

5 Feb 2018

Kennedy and Ross.
#LoeriesRanking with... King James Group

What better way to creatively ease into the working year than with a reminder of some of last year's top contenders at the Loeries? We continue the local insights with King James...

By Leigh Andrews 2 Feb 2018

Entries open for new look Loeries, celebrating 40 years!
Entries open for new look Loeries, celebrating 40 years!

The 2018 Loeries will feature a bold new look to celebrate 40 years of rewarding creativity...

1 Feb 2018

Enslin, and scenes from the Produce Sound studios.
#LoeriesRanking with... Produce Sound

What better way to creatively ease into the working year than with a reminder of some of last year's top contenders at the Loeries? We continue the local insights with Produce Sound...

By Leigh Andrews 26 Jan 2018

Team Black Bean Productions.
#LoeriesRanking with... Black Bean Productions

What better way to creatively ease into the working year than with a reminder of some of last year's top contenders at the Loeries? We continue the local insights with Black Bean Productions...

By Leigh Andrews 19 Jan 2018

The Upstairs Ludus gladiators.
#LoeriesRanking with... The Upstairs Ludus

What better way to creatively ease into the working year than with a reminder of some of last year's top contenders at the Loeries? We continue the local insights with The Upstairs Ludus...

By Leigh Andrews 12 Jan 2018

Eales, Rossiter and McPherson with their 2017 Loeries wins.
#LoeriesRanking with... Publicis Machine

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 Publicis Machine...

By Leigh Andrews 22 Dec 2017

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

The World’s Most Eligible Bachelor campaign.
APA results: Kenya's thriving advertising industry

The fastest and most affordable connectivity in sub-Saharan Africa enables Kenya to punch well above its weight in the IT sector generally...

4 Dec 2017

Joe Publicans: ECD Roanna Williams, ECD Simone Rossum and Shift Joe Public creative director Christo Kruger.
#LoeriesRanking with... Joe Public

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 Joe Public...

By Leigh Andrews 1 Dec 2017

Loeries releases Migrate Hero edition
Loeries releases Migrate Hero edition

The Loeries have released the 23rd edition of its annual publication Migrate...

30 Nov 2017

7Films winning at Loeries 2017.
7Films on their incredible 'story first' 2017

Production company 7Films lets us on their successful year on the overseas award track as well as the local recognition they received from the Loeries, where they ranked second best in the land for TV, film and video production; the Pendorings, where they were ranked third overall - including agencies, and more...

By Leigh Andrews 24 Nov 2017

Three Ships 15-Year-Old Pinotage Cask finish launch.
#LoeriesRankings2017 with... Sisters Act

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 Sisters Act...

By Leigh Andrews 17 Nov 2017

BBDO at Loeries 2017.
#LoeriesRankings2017 with... BBDO

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 global and local insights with BBDO...

By Leigh Andrews 3 Nov 2017

McManus, Basson, White and Shaw.
#LoeriesRankings2017 with... Native VML

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 kick off the local insights with Native VML...

By Leigh Andrews 27 Oct 2017

The TBWA/Raad team with their 2017 Loeries flock.
#LoeriesRankings2017 with... TBWA\Raad

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 kick off with the ever-disruptive TBWA\Raad team, based in Dubai in the UAE...

By Leigh Andrews 20 Oct 2017

Mike Middleton, chief marketing officer at KFC is ranked as the top brand representative.
Official 2017 Loeries rankings revealed!

The Loeries has released its annual official rankings which provide a comprehensive overview of the annual performance across the brand communications industry throughout Africa and the Middle East...

6 Oct 2017

Desert camelpower in action!
#Loeries2017: Stoked about camelpower

Fitting for #InnovationMonth, I chatted to Charbel Aouad, executive producer and cofounder at Dubai's Stoked, the production company behind an integrated campaign Loeries Gold and this year's integrated Grand Prix for turning horsepower into camelpower...

By Leigh Andrews 8 Sep 2017

#Loeries2017: “Good creative is still king” - 7Films
#Loeries2017: “Good creative is still king” - 7Films

Nina van Rensburg, producer at 7Films, explains the importance of work that saves lives or creates awareness, now recognised at the Loeries through the SANBS Public Service Award...

By Leigh Andrews 7 Sep 2017

#Loeries2017: Why young creative Thabang ‘TipiDang' Manyelo is a “masala tin of flavour”
#Loeries2017: Why young creative Thabang ‘TipiDang' Manyelo is a “masala tin of flavour”

The second part of this year's Loeries young creative award winning duo, Thabang ‘TipiDang' Manyelo shares his plans to 'Netflix the ad industry' and why winning this much-longed-for award is just the starter's gun, not the finish line...

By Leigh Andrews 5 Sep 2017

#Loeries2017: KFC's sad radio ads win a Grand Prix, not quite the saddest thing of all
#Loeries2017: KFC's sad radio ads win a Grand Prix, not quite the saddest thing of all

Ogilvy Johannesburg did particularly well at the Loeries this year, as runner up (in second place) to the Agency of the Year with 17 awards, the highlight being a Grand Prix in the Radio Station Commercials category for its KFC Double Down Sad Man Meal campaign...

By Jessica Tennant 5 Sep 2017

Wessels and Manyelo, this year's Loeries young creative winners.
#LadiesofLoeries: “Fight for your ideas, ask for what you want” - Karmen Wessels

The Loeries have been recognising a duo of fresh creative talent under the age of 27 since 2007. This year, Native VML copywriter and ‘mad wit' Karmen Wessels, was announced as one of the lucky two, on her 27th birthday...

By Leigh Andrews 4 Sep 2017

Sea Change - Cork posters win a bronze campaign award at the 2017 Loeries
Sea Change - Cork posters win a bronze campaign award at the 2017 Loeries

Surfboards are highly toxic and carry a 180kg carbon footprint. Meet Sea Change - a brand committed to empowering and educating surfers on a greener, cleaner way of enjoying the natural sport of surfing...

Issued by Bittersuite 1 Sep 2017

Team Y&R on stage at the Loeries.
#Loeries2017: Graham Lang on Y&R's collaborative year of firsts

In addition to Y&R Dubai bringing home their first-ever Grand Prix, Y&R South Africa and the Y&R Mena network stood out as true stars of this year's Loeries...

By Leigh Andrews 1 Sep 2017

Goodbye Malaria.
#LadiesofLoeries: How to escape agency banner-ad hell, win illustration awards

While award shows celebrate the agencies and brands doing amazing work, those behind-the scenes don't often get a chance to step into the spotlight. Step aside for illustrator Sarita Immelman, whose work garnered 11 Loeries and two Cannes Lions awards this year alone...

By Leigh Andrews 31 Aug 2017

#Loeries2017: Jacaranda FM's Loeries Silver needs to be a triumph for more than just one brand
#Loeries2017: Jacaranda FM's Loeries Silver needs to be a triumph for more than just one brand

Jacaranda FM was awarded a Silver Loerie for our “More music you love” campaign in the ‘Outdoor & out of home: outdoor media' category at the 2017 Loerie Awards held at the Durban International Convention Centre.

By Kevin Fine 31 Aug 2017

Neo Segola, creative director at FCB – one of SA’s only black female creative directors.
#LadiesofLoeries: “SA's bizarre advertising industry demographic” - Neo Segola

Neo Segola, creative director at FCB, is a unicorn - one of SA's only black female creative directors. She shares what the industry needs to do NOW to guarantee not only more female creatives, but more black female creatives, in SA going forward...

By Leigh Andrews 29 Aug 2017

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