SOUTH AFRICA

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

GLOBAL

The One Club and MullenLowe launch Fight Gunfire With Fire, inspired by student activism
The One Club and MullenLowe launch Fight Gunfire With Fire, inspired by student activism

MullenLowe CCO Mark Wenneker and The One Club CEO Kevin Swanepoel team with programme founding partners Susan Hoffman at Wieden+Kennedy and Ida Woldemichael at Everytown for Gun Safety along with Psyop, Exile and others to transform student creative work into public campaigns...

1 Jun 2018

GLOBAL

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A priest and a psychic walk into a New York bar...

This is one of my favourite pictures of New York. It shows the density of the place. As I am taking a picture of the graffiti, in that split second of focusing, a yellow cab and a man on a motorised wheelchair drifted into frame...

By Damon Stapleton 9 May 2018

GLOBAL

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

UNITED STATES

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The line between news and advertising is blurring, according to study

According to the Global Communications Report, 64% of public relations professionals surveyed predict that in five years the average consumer will not be able to distinguish between news stories (earned media) and promotional content (paid media)...

20 Apr 2018

GLOBAL

Claudia Willvonseder, chair of the Brand Purpose category and chief marketing officer, Ikea.
Effective Use of Brand Purpose shortlist for Warc Awards 2018 announced

The Warc Awards released the shortlist for the Effective Use of Brand Purpose category - a search for marketing initiatives that have successfully embraced a brand purpose and achieved commercial success as well as a benefit for a wider community...

17 Apr 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

#OneShow2018: Print and Outdoor finalists revealed!
#OneShow2018: Print and Outdoor finalists revealed!

Finalists in the 'print and outdoor' category have been revealed for One Show 2018, with two SA agencies making the grade...

13 Apr 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

#OneShow2018: Mobile finalists revealed!
#OneShow2018: Mobile finalists revealed!

Finalists in the 'mobile' category have been revealed for One Show 2018, with three SA agencies and 1 African entry, featuring a South African production company, making the grade...

13 Apr 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

#OneShow2018: Interactive finalists revealed!
#OneShow2018: Interactive finalists revealed!

Finalists in the 'interactive' category have been revealed for One Show 2018, with two SA entries making the grade...

13 Apr 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

#OneShow2018: Film finalists revealed!
#OneShow2018: Film finalists revealed!

Finalists in the 'film' category have been revealed for One Show 2018, with four SA entries making the grade...

13 Apr 2018

GLOBAL

#OneShow2018: Cross-platform finalists revealed!
#OneShow2018: Cross-platform finalists revealed!

Finalists in the 'cross-platform' category have been revealed for One Show 2018...

13 Apr 2018

GLOBAL

#OneShow2018: Responsive Environment finalists revealed!
#OneShow2018: Responsive Environment finalists revealed!

Finalists in the 'responsive environments' category have been revealed for One Show 2018...

12 Apr 2018

GLOBAL

#OneShow2018: Intellectual Property finalists revealed!
#OneShow2018: Intellectual Property finalists revealed!

Finalists in the 'intellectual property' category have been revealed for One Show 2018...

12 Apr 2018

UNITED STATES

AT&T will use Time Warner as 'weapon' if merger goes ahead: US Justice Dept
AT&T will use Time Warner as 'weapon' if merger goes ahead: US Justice Dept

Will AT&T's acquisition of Time Warner give it a "weapon" to crush pay-television rivals or help it catch up with "runaway" technology giants?...

26 Mar 2018

GLOBAL

Charlotte St. Martin, president of the Broadway League and Heather Hitchens, president and CEO of the American Theatre Wing. Image provided.
American Theatre Wing, The Broadway League to receive Lifetime Achievement Award from NYF

New York Festivals (NYF) International Advertising Awards will honour two of New York City's iconic theatre organisations, The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing with the New York Festivals Lifetime Achievement Award...

13 Mar 2018

GLOBAL

Young Ones Design Brief launched by The One Club, PartnersGlobal and United Nations
Young Ones Design Brief launched by The One Club, PartnersGlobal and United Nations

The One Club for Creativity, global peace organisation PartnersGlobal and the United Nations' Together initiative have joined forces to launch the first Young Ones Design Brief...

16 Feb 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

Beth Wade, VML Global CMO.
Native VML's new journey: Conducting the orchestra

As Native VML moves into a new era, the changes in the agency are not only organic; it is about a new business model that adds value and brings the customer into the brand's ecosystem. It is a new form of integration...

By Danette Breitenbach 15 Feb 2018

GLOBAL

The Give Art Life book by Cullinan for client Absa L'Atelier.
"Financial advertising is far from boring": Cullinan SA on their Midas Award wins

While the advertising industry is cluttered with award shows, the Midas Awards that recognise the world's best financial advertising are ones to watch as this form of brand messaging is aimed at gaining the rarest kind of consumer trust imaginable. Here's how SA's own Cullinan agency recently proved its weight in gold...

By Leigh Andrews 15 Feb 2018

GLOBAL

Meet Graham campaign created by Clemenger BBDO Melbourne for Australia's Transport Accident Commission. Image supplied.
Gunn 100 results announced

The Gunn Report, the global index of creative excellence in advertising, has released the results of the newly launched Gunn 100 with SA in the 24th spot...

12 Feb 2018

GLOBAL

Nedbank's A Tale of Note TVC - Joe Public.
South Africa wins 12 Midas Gold Ingots at Midas Awards!

The Midas Awards for the World's Best Financial Advertising has announced its 2017 winners and South Africa has struck gold with 12 Midas Gold Ingots in the bag...

7 Feb 2018

GLOBAL

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Facebook news feed changes - What now for brands?

Facebook's new newsfeed can mean trouble for brands. Here's what to do to win in the post-news feed update framework...

By Joseph Neusu 23 Jan 2018

UNITED STATES

ADC Advertising, Interactive and Motion/Film Craft juries announced
ADC Advertising, Interactive and Motion/Film Craft juries announced

NEW YORK - The One Club for Creativity today announced full juries for the Advertising, Interactive and Motion/Film Craft categories of the ADC 97th Annual Awards...

18 Jan 2018

UNITED STATES

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YouTube toughens rules regarding which videos get ads

SAN FRANCISCO - YouTube on Tuesday announced ramped-up rules regarding when it will run ads with videos as it scrambled to quell concerns by brands about being paired with troublesome content...

17 Jan 2018

UNITED STATES

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Facebook move will play out in long-term: analysts

NEW YORK - Facebook's move to highlight posts from friends and family over those from brands and publications follows months of turmoil for the social network and will result in lower advertising revenue - at least in the short-term, analysts said...

15 Jan 2018

GLOBAL

Regional grand jury on judging the AME Awards
Regional grand jury on judging the AME Awards

With an eye towards judging this year's competition, the AME Awards's regional grand jury members weigh in on judging the Awards...

9 Jan 2018

GLOBAL

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Sports competition added to 2018 NYF Advertising Awards roster

New York Festivals added a new competition to its Advertising Awards competition roster: sports...

4 Jan 2018

UNITED STATES

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Ad firms using tools to help them read your mind

Why did you splurge on that new pair of shoes? Or that pricey smartphone? More and more advertisers are trying to tap into the unconscious to divine the invisible forces that drive those spending decisions...

27 Dec 2017

GLOBAL

Mick Blore, chief creative officer South Africa & Sub-Saharan Africa, McCann Worldgroup.
South African amongst executive jury announced for NYF Advertising Awards

New York Festivals (NYF) International Advertising Awards has announced the first 21 members of the 2018 executive jury, which includes South African, Mick Blore...

20 Dec 2017

GLOBAL

From left to right (top): Fumihito Katamura, Charlotte Strick, Anita Kunz. Middle: Debbi Vandeven, Valetin Spiess, Sagi Haviv. Bottom: Jean François Porchez, Greg Hahn, Bruce Duckworth.
Jury chairs for ADC 97th Annual Awards announced

The One Club for Creativity has announced nine creative leaders who will serve as jury chairs for the prestigious ADC 97th Annual Awards...

14 Dec 2017

GLOBAL

AME Awards announce grand jury and extend deadline
AME Awards announce grand jury and extend deadline

New York Festivals' AME Awards for the World's Best Advertising and Marketing Effectiveness has announced the 2018 grand jury...

12 Dec 2017

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