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Bruce Anderson, ECD Lowe & Partners SA (Johannesburg) to judge at D&AD Professional Awards - Lowe + Partners SA
Bruce Anderson, ECD Lowe & Partners SA (Johannesburg) to judge at D&AD Professional Awards

Bruce Anderson has been selected to be a judge at the D&AD Awards. In keeping with tradition, the D&AD Awards will be judged by some of the international creative communities' highest profile members.

Issued by Lowe + Partners SA 26 Nov 2014 11:02

DQ&A Media Group launches two new divisions: DQ&A One and Adsimilis - DQ&A Media Group
DQ&A Media Group launches two new divisions: DQ&A One and Adsimilis

We are proud to announce two new divisions within DQ&A Media Group: DQ&A One and Adsimilis. As a result of this new corporate strategy we will be able to service our clients in a more focused and better way in realising their digital marketing objectives.

Issued by DQ&A Media Group 25 Nov 2014 11:35

The Clover Little Big Cook Off delivers big results - 7 Different Kinds of Smoke
The Clover Little Big Cook Off delivers big results

Due to the resounding success of the first season of the Clover Little Big Cook Off, as well as the outstanding ROI achieved, Jozi integrated agency 7 Different Kinds of Smoke (7DKS) is once again bringing the hit cooking show to screens across SA. With an average sales increase of 11% on total dairy sales over the call to entry phase, despite concurrent price increases, and a total ROI of 381% on media spend; 7DKS' Clover Little Big Cook Off campaign proves once again that a unique entertainment approach can contribute significantly to the bottom line of South Africa's leading brands.

Issued by 7 Different Kinds of Smoke 24 Nov 2014 13:35

Judy Kriel shows everyone who is the coolest at this year's Pendoring Advertising Awards - Pendoring
Judy Kriel shows everyone who is the coolest at this year's Pendoring Advertising Awards

Judy Kriel wanted to capture the true essence of being cool with her entry for this year's Pendoring Advertising Awards and in the process she bagged the coolest prize of all - Overall Student Winner at the 2014 Pendoring Advertising Awards.

Issued by Pendoring 24 Nov 2014 12:40

Sunu of Egg Films directs new Vodacom 'Phone Whisperer' - Egg Films
Sunu of Egg Films directs new Vodacom 'Phone Whisperer'

To continue what has been a busy and exciting year for Sunu working on large scale productions for the Castle Boucher Rhino legacy, Discovery Insure, SA Tourism, Black Label, and Vodacom. Sunu recently directed the new commercial for Vodacom through Ireland Davenport. The ad is a charming story about a young boy who seemingly has the power to make magical things happen for his friends on their phones. Working to a very tight deadline, the challenge for Sunu was not only to manage the full cast of mostly children but ensuring that their performances were nuanced and that every moment added to and enhanced the narrative. Another important aspect to give the young hero some swag was the music, which also worked towards creating a great summer feel for the brand.

Issued by Egg Films 24 Nov 2014 10:49

Tips for improved targeting - DQ&A Media Group
Tips for improved targeting

How to be relevant

By Saskia Delfgaauw, Issued by DQ&A Media Group 21 Nov 2014 09:38

ChiChi makes Unilever SA's Shield Deo Drive campaign go viral - Justpalm
ChiChi makes Unilever SA's Shield Deo Drive campaign go viral

The South African market recently saw groundbreaking innovation from the popular Shield deodorant brand as it gave away free talk time to consumers.

Issued by Justpalm 21 Nov 2014 08:08

Hive's Rebecca Fuller Campbell in the local and international spotlight - Hummingbird Group
Hive's Rebecca Fuller Campbell in the local and international spotlight

Hive's Content Queen, Rebecca Fuller Campbell, has returned from a whirlwind trip to MIPCOM in Cannes, where she met with a host of international broadcasters and distributors.

Issued by Hummingbird Group 20 Nov 2014 12:36

The ABF Crazy Golf Day 2014 goes loco - Advertising Benevolent Fund
The ABF Crazy Golf Day 2014 goes loco

The annual ABF Crazy Golf Day has been marked as another extremely successful fundraising event for the ABF.

Issued by Advertising Benevolent Fund 20 Nov 2014 12:07

34 make 52 Holidays A Year a reality for Campworld shoppers! - 34
34 make 52 Holidays A Year a reality for Campworld shoppers!

There is a longstanding, false perception that exists around the subject of caravanning in South Africa. This perception is that caravan holidays are outdated, bland and for people that "cannot afford to holiday any other way". This could not be further from the truth however and Campworld, South Africa's foremost caravan and camping retailer, is setting out to show South Africans just how far from the truth this perception is.

Issued by 34 20 Nov 2014 11:37

Malo finds the mother inside the men for Ace - Frieze Films
Malo finds the mother inside the men for Ace

Frieze Films' Malo 8 directed Expensive Girlfriend, TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris's new commercial for Ace maize meal. The ad follows two men who turn into their mothers when they give a friend some relationship advice.

Issued by Frieze Films 19 Nov 2014 12:38

Sampson steps down from Interbrand - Interbrand Sampson De Villiers
Sampson steps down from Interbrand

After leading the brand debate in South Africa for over 41 years, Jeremy Sampson has announced that he will be stepping down from Interbrand Sampson de Villiers, the company he founded in 1973, but will continue to support and advise in a non-executive role. He will now also have more time for his other interests.

Issued by Interbrand Sampson De Villiers 18 Nov 2014 13:51

Red Cherry Media Holdings turns 21! - Red Cherry Media
Red Cherry Media Holdings turns 21!

Over the last 21 years Red Cherry have added value to everything that they do. Our bike prize at our 21st birthday bash was no exception to this rule.

Issued by Red Cherry Media 18 Nov 2014 13:11

Four in a row for Brand inc - Brand inc
Four in a row for Brand inc

Sport specialist advertising agency, Brand inc Creative Group, has been shortlisted in the prestigious 2015 Sport Agency of the Year category. This is the fourth year in a row that the Discovery Sport Industry Awards has nominated the agency for the coveted award.

Issued by Brand inc 14 Nov 2014 10:55

New social media accounts for Promise Digital - Promise Digital
New social media accounts for Promise Digital

Promise Digital has recently been appointed as the social media agency for several brands. Promise Digital will manage and drive the social strategy, insights and reporting and community management of new clients SAB Africa, Edgars Mobile, Jet Cellular and River Island.

Issued by Promise Digital 12 Nov 2014 12:30

JWT appoints Kershnee Pillay as Managing Partner - JWT
JWT appoints Kershnee Pillay as Managing Partner

Strategic director bolsters South African management in Johannesburg team

Issued by JWT 7 Nov 2014 10:40

Ireland/Davenport backs Bakone through its Enterprise Development programme - Ireland/Davenport
Ireland/Davenport backs Bakone through its Enterprise Development programme

Ireland/Davenport, through its Enterprise Development (ED) programme, is providing an opportunity for the development of a new creative agency that is the brainchild of Joel Lebethe.

Issued by Ireland/Davenport 7 Nov 2014 09:11

Joe Public United puts down new roots - Joe Public
Joe Public United puts down new roots

Today, Friday, 31 October, marks a significant new ring in the tree of growth for South Africa's largest independent communications group, Joe Public. The group is proudly relocating into a bespoke 3000m², three-story office on Main Road, Bryanston. The building, a collaboration between Joe Public, architects Boogertman & Partners and interior designers I4C (Interiors for Change), has been specifically created to be a collective space where all of Joe Public's specialist businesses can meet and co-inspire each other.

Issued by Joe Public 31 Oct 2014 07:20

FCB adds Pendorings to its 2014 trophy case - FCB South Africa
FCB adds Pendorings to its 2014 trophy case

FCB South Africa had only just washed and packed away the glasses and recycled the champagne bottles it had opened to celebrate its award successes during September when it had reason to again polish the glassware and pop the cork in October thanks to its showing at the 2014 Pendoring Advertising Awards (24 October 2014).

Issued by FCB South Africa 28 Oct 2014 14:52

Joe Public's growth tree sprouts shiny thorns - Joe Public
Joe Public's growth tree sprouts shiny thorns

This past weekend saw Joe Public celebrating yet another year of creative excellence at the Pendoring Awards, leading the night with one gold and three silver Pendoring awards. With a total of ten out of 77 finalists, Joe Public did well by racking up a substantial 2014 finalist list and converting four of them. Entries were received by 20 agencies and a number of South African advertising schools bringing the total of this year's entries to 330.

Issued by Joe Public 28 Oct 2014 11:41

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