Loeries Creative Week Durban

Swati Bhattacharya, Nicolas Courant, Sebastian Padilla and Fabian Frese. Images supplied.
Jury presidents for Loeries 2018 announced

Four of the world's top creative leaders will guide over 160 judges in the process of selecting the best of brand communication from across Africa and the Middle East...

17 May 2018

John Vlismas spends his time between worlds – his own and the one he shares with everyone else.
#BehindtheSelfie with... John Vlismas

This week we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with 'lord of the chance' and Loerie Awards MC of note John Vlismas, formally of Whacked Management and OGO Productions...

By Leigh Andrews 2 May 2018

Audio Militia’s co-founder and executive producer, Nick Argyros.
Audio Militia - "Stellar content means repeat business and great reputation"

Audio Militia's co-founder and executive producer Nick Argyros shares how their 2017 Loeries success proves it's time to disrupt the production industry and create content beyond the expected music and audio...

By Leigh Andrews 20 Apr 2018

Judges, Creative Circle. © .
Creative Circle announces January and February winners

Creative Circle has announced its monthly award winners for the months of January and February 2018...

6 Apr 2018

Loeries CEO Andrew Human. Image supplied.
Changes made to Loeries Official Rankings

The Loeries announced that from this year's awards in August, it is including points for finalists in its Official Rankings across Africa and the Middle East...

4 Apr 2018

Open Window's Loeries 2017 winners, L to R: Zinhle Zulu, Matthew Tager, Nicole Laxton and Samantha Kogel.
The Open Window on student creativity

Some of the academic team and most recent student award-winners from The Open Window let us in on their most recent successes based on their experimental stylistic exploration of creative briefs, which they treat as the real deal...

By Leigh Andrews 23 Mar 2018

Chris Querido of Sonar Studios.
"Award-winning work comes from creative compatibility and collaboration" - Sonar Studios

Sonar Studios owner, composer, sound designer and creative director Chris Querido let us in on his successes on the local and global award track over the past year...

By Leigh Andrews 16 Mar 2018

Flanked by his wife Tabitha, Alistair King is inducted into the Creative Circle Hall of Fame. Image provided.
Creative Circle Awards: Local proves it's a winner

Ogilvy took top honours last night at the Creative Circle's Annual Awards. Ogilvy Johannesburg won the Creative Circle's Annual Individual Agency Award and the Ogilvy Group the Overall Group Award...

By Danette Breitenbach 16 Mar 2018

TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris’ CCO Peter Gabriel Khoury, new Creative Circle chairman for 2018/9.
"Transformation is a layered word that we need to use to its full potential" - new Creative Circle chair, Pete Khoury

TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris' CCO Pete Khoury is the Creative Circle chairperson for 2018/9. Here's how he plans to reshape the industry...

By Leigh Andrews 15 Mar 2018

Dyeshana on the Creative Circle's transformation drive
Dyeshana on the Creative Circle's transformation drive

On its purpose-finding mission the Creative Circle is undergoing a number of changes so I thought I'd catch up with Xolisa Dyeshana, Creative Circle chairperson and Joe Public CCO, to find out more...

By Jessica Tennant 12 Mar 2018

Gordon Ray and Jacques Burger of M&C Saatchi Abel.
M&C Saatchi Abel on the power of creativity to change the world

M&C Saatchi Abel's founding partner and ECD Gordon Ray shares the power of work "rich with local insight and executed with heart," while founding partner and chief executive Jacques Burger explains how M&C Saatchi Abel is motoring ahead in 2018...

By Leigh Andrews 9 Mar 2018

Creative Circle chairman and chief creative officer at Joe Public, Xolisa Dyeshana.
Entries open for Creative Circle's 2018 monthly awards

Entries for the first Creative Circle monthly awards for 2018 open today and the entry deadline is Friday 9 March...

6 Mar 2018

Loeries Africa Middle East partners with AB InBev Africa on creative networking function in Nigeria
Loeries Africa Middle East partners with AB InBev Africa on creative networking function in Nigeria

The Loeries, in partnership with AB InBev Africa, will host a networking function for creatives in Lagos on Thursday, 8 March 2018...

Issued by Loeries 5 Mar 2018

Team Howard Audio at the Loeries.
#LoeriesRanking with... Howard Audio

Howard Audio founder, Adam Howard, lets us in on their successes on the local and global award track over the past year...

By Leigh Andrews 2 Mar 2018

Team Robroy: Schroder, Shannon, Stansfield and Loureiro.
#LoeriesRanking with... Robroy Music

Independent music company Robroy Music's founder, Rob Schroder, lets us in on their successes on the award track and the intricacies of composing music and sound design for all formats of advertising...

By Leigh Andrews 23 Feb 2018

Reddy with team Grid, celebrating their Grand Prix at Loeries 2017.
#Loeries2018: "Bringing it back to the bird," with Nathan Reddy of Grid Worldwide

Soon after the Loeries' 40-year logo and branding refresh was announced I caught up with Nathan Reddy of specialist brand agency Grid Worldwide. He explains the importance of the 'reduce to amplify' movement and how this mindset guided the Loeries' brand refresh...

By Leigh Andrews 16 Feb 2018

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

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