A question I've asked myself personally - the Society team started as two people in 2011, it's now 12, so we ask this in one way or another pretty regularly. This is also a question clients wanting to build their own teams have regularly asked us.
By Daniel Pinch 5 Nov 2013 05:50
The Loeries has received an apology from MetropolitanRepublic, in which statements made during a recent radio interview have been recanted.
28 Oct 2013 07:41
It has recently come to the attention of the Loeries that the 'Project Uganda' entry for MTN, created by MetropolitanRepublic, does not meet the Loeries entry criteria.
19 Oct 2013 11:12
In a world of print magazine ads, television commercials and billboards, what the face of your brand looked like was more important than just about anything.
By Chemory Gunko 7 Oct 2013 06:48
The Annual African Creative Economy Conference (ACEC) takes place for the first time in Cape Town, from 6-9 October 2013 - and a parallel programme of African cultural events is on offer for delegates and locals alike.
1 Oct 2013 13:31
Submissions for the acquisition of africa.com domain names are flooding in, as brands seek to gain an internet tag associated with the continent.
By Nanine Steenkamp 26 Sep 2013 06:06
Is Africa the Dark Continent when it comes to the advertising industry? On the contrary, says Alan Edgar, Regional Creative Director, Ogilvy Africa and one of regional judges for African and Middle Eastern categories at this year's Loeries. It's alive and vibrant, but in dire need of world-class tertiary training institutions to tap into that potential.
By Staff Reporter 21 Sep 2013 14:25
Y&R is committed to having 20 agencies on the African continent by 2015. Leading the charge to achieve this is Yossi Schwartz, chairman of Y&R South Africa.
By Danette Breitenbach 5 Sep 2013 05:42
What's your take on some of the fancy-pants titles doing the rounds on the circuit currently? Happiness Advocate. Social Media Trailblazer. Head Cheese. Digital Dynamo. Copy Cruncher. I can't decide.
By Dylan Balkind 19 Jul 2013 05:34
Diageo chief marketing officer, Andy Fennell has unveiled a competition to find the most talented filmmaker in Africa who will produce the next local TV commercial for Guinness.
By Grace Kerengo 10 Jul 2013 14:03
Just because you are religious does not mean you should not care about looking good.
21 Jun 2013 07:41
The Association for Communication and Advertising's (ACA) 2013 APEX award winners were announced at the prestigious gala event held recently at the Vodadome at Vodacom World in Midrand.
21 Jun 2013 07:18
LOS ANGELES, US: This post highlights some aspects of parallax scrolling* that you need to keep in mind if you want to use the effect on your site or your client's.
By Kenneth von Rauch 19 Jun 2013 10:14
Sweet Spot Content took an authentic story about a fishing boat in Zimbabwe - a story that illustrates how Econet Wireless Zimbabwe is helping local communities - and turned it into a piece of cinema.
Issued by Sweet Spot Content 10 Jun 2013 08:54
Entries to Loeries close Friday, 31 May, so get in now, as the Loeries announce the two judges from Africa and Middle East who are preparing to judge their peers. R30 of every entry into the Loeries will go towards the funding of the Creative Future Scholarship.
24 May 2013 09:30
Before you sign off on that near perfect logo you've had commissioned, here are a few things to consider when making your choice.
By Chemory Gunko 6 May 2013 09:30
New packages are now available on the Loeries website for Creative Week. There are two-night-ticket packages for The 35th Annual Loerie Awards, supplementing the full Creative Week packages. Tickets to the International Seminar of Creativity can also be booked separately now.
24 Apr 2013 07:15
LONDON, UK: Here are the nominations for the D&AD Awards. See this year's In Book winners and Nominations below. Yellow Pencil winners will be revealed on Wednesday 12 June at the Awards Ceremony.
22 Apr 2013 11:05
Continued focus on the Africa-wide growth has been signalled by TBWA\ with the appointment of Graham Cruikshanks as the group's new director of Africa operations. The appointment is with immediate effect.
15 Apr 2013 11:28
From Amoeba to Icon; where do you currently rank in your industry's natural progression? In this piece, I walk you through the seven stages of development as you strive to position yourself as an industry expert. [video]
By Douglas Kruger 13 Apr 2013 06:31
African Fashion International (AFI) is hosting the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Africa (MBFW Africa) which is running until tomorrow, 2 November 2013.
1 Nov 2013 10:18
#AmazeAfrica, an initiative from Samsung Electronics Africa, will take place on the opening night of Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Africa on Wednesday, 30 October at the Pretoria City Hall.
29 Oct 2013 11:32
Nation Media Group, reportedly East Africa's largest media house, has revamped the Daily Nation website. The revamped site was launched to bloggers at an event on Wednesday, 14 August 2013, in Nairobi.
16 Aug 2013 12:27
The MTV Staying Alive Foundation and Nigerian publisher Kachifo are inviting young Nigerian artists and illustrators (16-34) to submit their designs for a comic book based on the Shuga TV series.
1 Aug 2013 14:13
The Designer and Agent Showcase Africa (DnA Africa) opened yesterday at Zen in Maboneng Precinct in Johannesburg. The show promotes emerging and established African fashion designers and their brands and hopes to connect them to local and international fashion buyers, giving them a stepping-stone to the retail industry.
1 Aug 2013 09:40
Nowadays, building and selling premium WordPress themes has become a very lucrative venture for many developers. Here are some things you need to consider if you want to make money through creating premium WordPress themes.
By Zubin Kutar 30 Jul 2013 08:34
Hollywood would have you believe photojournalism is glamorous, action-packed, full of glory. Nowhere is this less true than in Africa, where a few brave individuals have taken on the continent's most dangerous and insidious wars.
By Greg Marinovich 27 Jun 2013 14:13
With the unveiling of its LED billboards in Namibia, Primedia Africa aims to change the outdoor advertising landscape within the country.
24 Jun 2013 10:53
Portfolio Night, taking place on Wednesday, 22 May, will bring together 150 creative hopefuls, and the best in the business, for a fast-paced evening of career-shaping advice, networking, and for some, recruitment offers.
Issued by McCann Worldgroup 17 May 2013 12:02
The key points presented at last week's DMMA seminar on how to prepare a Loeries entry aims to focus entrants who have until 31 May 2013 to submit an entry. Key questions are; is it fresh, is it groundbreaking, is it well-executed, is it beautifully crafted, and is it relevant to the brand, the market and the medium?
3 May 2013 07:33
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