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Ireland/Davenport launches new content division - VIRUS - Ireland/Davenport
Ireland/Davenport launches new content division - VIRUS

Through the line advertising agency Ireland/Davenport has bolstered its offering with a new content division aptly named VIRUS. Co-developed with Nevo Hadas of &Innovation and staffed with industry stalwarts, the division will add significantly to the agency's offering mix.

Issued by Ireland/Davenport 21 Oct 2014 12:30

Promise packs an integrated punch - Promise Digital
Promise packs an integrated punch

The advertising industry is making a move toward integrated solutions, and it's a brave brand that is willing to challenge conventions and allow an agency to create real magic.

Issued by Promise Digital 20 Oct 2014 14:15

The evolution of Egg Films - Egg Films
The evolution of Egg Films

As companies evolve from a business perspective, one needs to keep it real by having fun. Egg has been doing this in its own way through its unique take on the traditional film production offering and with its ever changing logos. Along with a lot of other exciting developments within the brand story, Egg is proud to launch its new logo and new website. Egg called in Johan De Lange, famous for his original and witty illustrations to craft the logo for the next incarnation of the Egg story.

Issued by Egg Films 20 Oct 2014 13:38

Garmin launch their new brand campaign, 'Where Were You When You Last Felt Alive?' - Garmin
Garmin launch their new brand campaign, 'Where Were You When You Last Felt Alive?'

Garmin Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd., recently launched their new brand campaign titled 'Where Were You When You Last Felt Alive?'. Garmin partnered with King James II for this campaign which is currently being promoted across the digital and TV platform. The TV component comprises of two TVC's which were shot and filmed using Garmin's very own Virb Elite action camera! The crew shot on location at two ironically beautiful settings, the Blyde River Canyon and on the Zambezi River.

Issued by Garmin 20 Oct 2014 13:20

FCB Joburg, Coca-Cola South Africa head Loeries Official Rankings for 2014 - FCB South Africa
FCB Joburg, Coca-Cola South Africa head Loeries Official Rankings for 2014

FCB Joburg heads what is arguably one of the two most important tables of The Loerie Awards Official Rankings for 2014 - the Overall Ranking By Agency table. Not surprisingly, its client, Coca-Cola South Africa, tops the other - the Overall Ranking By Brand table.

Issued by FCB South Africa 20 Oct 2014 12:14

Terence Neale of Egg Films ranked #1 director - Egg Films
Terence Neale of Egg Films ranked #1 director

Congratulations to all the winners of The Loeries Official Rankings and to our director, Terence Neale, for being ranked #1 director in the country. Incredibly proud of our producers Rozanne Rocha-Gray, who is ranked number #1 producer, along with Jon Ronbeck, who is ranked #3. In the Film & TV categories, Egg is ranked #2 production company. Across all categories, Egg won 15 awards: 4 Golds, 2 Silver, 4 Bronzes and 5 Crafts, making Egg the most awarded production company across the board.

Issued by Egg Films 17 Oct 2014 14:12

MetropolitanRepublic appoints Karen Ballenden as MD - MetropolitanRepublic
MetropolitanRepublic appoints Karen Ballenden as MD

The management team at integrated creative advertising agency MetropolitanRepublic is now stronger than ever following the appointment of Karen Ballenden as managing director, group CEO Alison Deeb has announced.

Issued by MetropolitanRepublic 17 Oct 2014 13:10

Epic cross-continental agency showdown - show your support - Volcano
Epic cross-continental agency showdown - show your support

After months of training and streams of provoking e-mails sent across the seas, this Friday will provide some much needed closure on a burning question that's been keeping at least two agency owners up at night: Who really is the ultimate winner of the Ad Age International Small Agency of the Year Award 2014?

Issued by Volcano 16 Oct 2014 11:45

ABF Pub Quiz a great success - Advertising Benevolent Fund
ABF Pub Quiz a great success

The ABF Pub Quiz, hosted at Fillet Signature Cut in Douglasdale, was well supported by the industry, but the ultimate victor was the team from Times Media.

Issued by Advertising Benevolent Fund 10 Oct 2014 12:59

JWT wins 17 accolades including Grand Prix and four Gold at African Cristals - JWT
JWT wins 17 accolades including Grand Prix and four Gold at African Cristals

Impressive tally gave JWT second place in Network of the Year

Issued by JWT 10 Oct 2014 12:43

Ornico Turns 30: In search of #Ornicans - Ornico
Ornico Turns 30: In search of #Ornicans

In the 1980s when Ornico was grappling with building itself up in the marketplace, it faced many challenges in the world of advertising monitoring. From a young team that started out by renting and eventually purchasing an editing suite at JWT to a globally recognised African leader in providing reputation, media and Brand Intelligence™, the last 30 years have indeed been an amazing journey.

Issued by Ornico 10 Oct 2014 09:43

7DKS gives audiences a good excuse to tune into Idols - 7 Different Kinds of Smoke
7DKS gives audiences a good excuse to tune into Idols

With Idols entering its 10th series this year, the hit show set out to make a splash with an advertising campaign designed to let audiences know that this season would be bigger and better than ever before. Jozi-based agency 7 Different Kinds of Smoke (7DKS) was selected as the team for the job and as such, gave audiences all the excuses they needed to tune into Idols each week, with a tongue in cheek through the line campaign.

Issued by 7 Different Kinds of Smoke 7 Oct 2014 09:27

7DKS turns advertising into entertainment with Tropika Island of Treasure trans-media campaign - 7 Different Kinds of Smoke
7DKS turns advertising into entertainment with Tropika Island of Treasure trans-media campaign

Jozi-based agency, 7 Different Kinds of Smoke (7DKS), recently turned traditional advertising on its head when, instead of interrupting viewers with standard advertising, it transformed the promotion and production of popular TV series, Tropika Island of Treasure, into a 360-degree trans-media entertainment campaign. With an average weekly viewership of nearly two million views, it's clear consumers couldn't get enough of this entertainment-driven strategy and with an overall ROI of 672%, it's safe to say that online, print, media and television channels were all enjoying "da smooth life" with Tropika.

Issued by 7 Different Kinds of Smoke 6 Oct 2014 10:35

OKLB wins at Loeries - Owen Kessel Leo Burnett
OKLB wins at Loeries

OwenKessel Leo Burnett is proud to announce that despite its status as one of the newer kids on the agency block, the group brought home two trophies and two Craft Certificates from the recently celebrated Loerie Awards.

Issued by Owen Kessel Leo Burnett 3 Oct 2014 11:13

Drinking Miller Genuine Draft just got more rewarding - Publicis Machine
Drinking Miller Genuine Draft just got more rewarding

If bankers can reward you for using their bank, why shouldn't beer brands reward you for drinking their beer? That's the message from Publicis Machine, which recently initiated South Africa's first always-on rewards programme aimed at beer drinkers, in collaboration with Miller Genuine Draft.

Issued by Publicis Machine 1 Oct 2014 11:29

Lasher Tools partner with The Cousin in a new TVC by Red Cherry Media - Red Cherry Media
Lasher Tools partner with The Cousin in a new TVC by Red Cherry Media

Red Cherry Media Holdings is proud to be working with Lasher Tools on its latest Lasher Tools campaign. This, the newest in a series of commercials with comedian Barry Hilton, highlights one of Lashers USP's of Proudly South African tools made with a lifetime guarantee.

Issued by Red Cherry Media 1 Oct 2014 10:47

Igniting a partnership with Knorr - Joe Public
Igniting a partnership with Knorr

Ignite Joe Public has recently been awarded the Knorr Soup business. The below-the-line specialist agency has been awarded the business as part of Knorr's long-term strategy to redefine its role within the soup category.

Issued by Joe Public 1 Oct 2014 09:42

New Old Mutual ad directed by Slim of Egg Films - Egg Films
New Old Mutual ad directed by Slim of Egg Films

There is such insight into the really pertinent question of "How much is enough?" in life. The new Old Mutual commercial directed by Slim of Egg Films for FCB Johannesburg, focuses on this powerful question and that it really needs a new answer.

Issued by Egg Films 26 Sep 2014 12:12

JWT Cairo ranked third among creative agencies in the world by WARC 100 Companies Report - JWT
JWT Cairo ranked third among creative agencies in the world by WARC 100 Companies Report

WARC's recently released 100 Companies Report for 2014, which tracks 75 effectiveness and strategy competitions globally to identify the world's smartest agencies, has named JWT Cairo as third in the world among creative agencies.

Issued by JWT 25 Sep 2014 13:03

Promise wins Gold at the Loeries - Promise Brand Specialists
Promise wins Gold at the Loeries

Promise has won a coveted Craft Gold Loerie at this year's 2014 Loerie Awards, as well as a Craft Certificate.

Issued by Promise Brand Specialists 25 Sep 2014 12:56

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