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Adam Brandt joins Gorilla Creative Media as ECD - Gorilla
Adam Brandt joins Gorilla Creative Media as ECD

It's exciting times for the Durban-founded agency, as Adam Brandt "fires" up the jungle.

Issued by Gorilla 31 Jul 2015 11:25

The DStv Seminar of Creativity's exciting line-up
The DStv Seminar of Creativity's exciting line-up

"Africa has huge social challenges and more potential than anywhere else on earth. Socially conscious African businesses may well be the future!" - Chris Clarke, CCO DigitasLBi

Issued by The Loeries 31 Jul 2015 09:25

Owen Kessel Leo Burnett wins McDonald's South Africa account - Owen Kessel Leo Burnett
Owen Kessel Leo Burnett wins McDonald's South Africa account

Global icon McDonald's has awarded its South African business to Owen Kessel Leo Burnett (OKLB), effective October 2015.

Issued by Owen Kessel Leo Burnett 30 Jul 2015 12:40

Countdown to Loeries Creative Week Durban 2015
Countdown to Loeries Creative Week Durban 2015

Loeries® Creative Week Durban is less than a month away. To get the most out of the event you should plan to arrive Thursday, 13 August, and stay until Monday, 17 August.

Issued by The Loeries 30 Jul 2015 12:17

Motivating for a measurement makeover - M&C Saatchi Abel
Motivating for a measurement makeover

Kids say the funniest things. On a recent trip back from the vet, my six-year-old piped up in the back of the car and casually asked my wife if she had been neutered yet.

By Jacques Burger, Issued by M&C Saatchi Abel 28 Jul 2015 13:30

Tell Me Sweet Something - Spitfire Films
Tell Me Sweet Something

Five years in the making, Tell Me Sweet Something is more than just a love story - it's a labour of love. While Johannesburg isn't normally seen as a romantic film location, it's exactly where Akin has wanted to make a Jozi-style Love Jones for some time. And time was just what was needed before it finally saw the light of day.

By Eliot Powel, Issued by Spitfire Films 28 Jul 2015 13:12

The 2015 AMASA Learnership Programme candidates revealed - AMASA
The 2015 AMASA Learnership Programme candidates revealed

The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) is proud to announce the final five candidates selected to be a part of the AMASA Learnership Programme (ALP). This year, the ALP bursaries were offered to current employees or interns at any of AMASA's membership agencies or media owners.

Issued by AMASA 28 Jul 2015 12:45

Creative Circle launches Champions of Creativity Award
Creative Circle launches Champions of Creativity Award

The creative industry is pretty good at patting itself on the back. Let's face it; you'd be hard-pressed to name another industry with so many award shows on the calendar!

Issued by Creative Circle 28 Jul 2015 12:34

Managing for creativity - The Mouse that Roared
Managing for creativity

Creativity is like oxygen: hard to package, order around, and create - yet without it we would die. Also like oxygen, it fuels fires: business, ideas, and social movements. Clients will pay good money to tap into it so that their bottom line benefits.

Issued by The Mouse that Roared 28 Jul 2015 10:26

A truly African award
A truly African award

The substantial growth of Africa and the Middle East has made the region a key part of creative agencies' growth strategies, and an agency's ability to flex its creative muscle and showcase its African prowess is becoming increasingly important.

By Justin Gomes, Issued by The Loeries 24 Jul 2015 11:27

Red & Yellow's creative hustle helps NGOs sharpen their marketing skills
Red & Yellow's creative hustle helps NGOs sharpen their marketing skills

Red & Yellow School staff, students and alumni joined forces with the ad industry on Mandela Day (18 July) to provide charities, small businesses and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) with marketing and advertising support.

Issued by Red & Yellow 24 Jul 2015 11:13

Afrikaans is kykNET's core business - Pendoring
Afrikaans is kykNET's core business

When people relax in front of their TVs, they feel most at home when the programmes they are watching are in their home language, depicting their culture. And that is why kykNET is once again sponsoring the Pendoring Advertising Awards as Platinum sponsor. It is all about Afrikaans.

Issued by Pendoring 23 Jul 2015 12:22

A decade of collaboration and partnership - Ireland/Davenport
A decade of collaboration and partnership

Ireland/Davenport and BMW will be parting ways, after a brilliant decade spent creating global award-winning work on the BMW brand.

Issued by Ireland/Davenport 23 Jul 2015 10:11

Lowe + Partners SA wins Grand Prix at Apex Awards - Lowe + Partners SA
Lowe + Partners SA wins Grand Prix at Apex Awards

Lowe + Partners SA has emerged as one of the leading agency groups at the ACA Apex Awards for Effectiveness securing the Grand Prix, a Gold, Silver and a Special Award in its particular category.

Issued by Lowe + Partners SA 22 Jul 2015 17:15

It's time for SA's digital media industry to have a serious conversation about ad viewability - 25AM
It's time for SA's digital media industry to have a serious conversation about ad viewability

South African marketers, agencies and publishers that are serious about helping to grow the accountability of digital advertising should embrace a shift in the international market from served ad impressions to viewable impressions.

Issued by 25AM 16 Jul 2015 12:54

Red & Yellow School donates 67 creative industry hours to NPOs in honour of Mandela Day
Red & Yellow School donates 67 creative industry hours to NPOs in honour of Mandela Day

The Red & Yellow School, South Africa's premier advertising college, is commemorating Mandela Day 2015 on 18 July by giving back a collective 67 industry hours to local NGOs, NPOs and SMEs.

Issued by Red & Yellow 15 Jul 2015 12:33

'Save for Change' changes the game for banking advertising - Egg Films
'Save for Change' changes the game for banking advertising

The universal theme of why and how people earn, save and spend money is beautifully illustrated in ABSA's new music video, "Save for Change".

Issued by Egg Films 14 Jul 2015 14:29

Grey sets its sights on India and other updates from Grey's CEO Jim Heekin - Grey
Grey sets its sights on India and other updates from Grey's CEO Jim Heekin

For some time India has been a frustrating region, according to Heekin. "Everyone sees the size and there's excitement around the opportunity. But by the same token, we've not seen the changes and reforms to make the business environment easier. But have clients pulled away? No," says Heekin. Grey is at the point where we can see solid GDP over the next decade, making India Grey's next 'famously effective' agency.

Issued by Grey 10 Jul 2015 10:43

Red Cherry Media increases conversion of leads to 40% for Old Mutual TV campaign - Red Cherry Media
Red Cherry Media increases conversion of leads to 40% for Old Mutual TV campaign

Old Mutual incorporated Red Cherry's interactive tops/tails on TV for their 2in1 savings campaign.

Issued by Red Cherry Media 10 Jul 2015 08:14

Talking on the couch - how Brand inc made Nashua's new campaign a winner - Brand inc
Talking on the couch - how Brand inc made Nashua's new campaign a winner

A blue travelling couch took three months to visit scores of Nashua customers across all four corners of the country. During its journey, it connected people, strengthened relationships and helped entrench a brand further into the hearts and minds of its customers.

Issued by Brand inc 9 Jul 2015 11:21