Hamilton gets inked in new Epson film

Mercedes-Benz AMG Petronas F1 driver, Lewis Hamilton is featured in Epson's new film, Lewis Gets Inked. The film showcases the benefits of Epson's new Ink Tank System printer. It is available to watch on Epson's YouTube channel, and Epson's website.

3 days ago

iKineo launches new business unit

Customer engagement agency, iKineo has launched Fast Track, a new business unit aimed at providing small, urgent projects at a speedier rate. The new business unit will be led by Zonica Strydom with the assistance of a creative director, designer, copywriter, project manager, traffic and...

19 Oct 2016

Revlon welcomes Ciara

Entertainer, model and fashion icon, Ciara, will be joining Revlon as its newest global brand ambassador supporting Revlon colour cosmetics and its Choose Love campaign. Ciara will be the new face for Revlon's Love Is On positioning.

19 Oct 2016

Webby Awards now open

The annual Webby Awards are now open and they're calling all digital creatives to enter their best work by 28 October 2016. All work will be reviewed by online innovators like Jimmy Kimmel, Eva Chen - the head of Fashion Partnerships at Instagram and the founder of Gimlet Media, Alex Blumberg....

18 Oct 2016

Tickets on sale for Night of 1000 Drawings

Tickets for the 2016 Night of 1000 Drawings are now on sale from Quicket at R80 per head or R100 at the door on Thursday 10 November. The one night only, inner-city art exhibition will raise funds for Streetlight Schools, but organisers are hoping to double the proceeds collected last year...

18 Oct 2016

LIA shortlists Digital and Verbal Identity

The London International Awards (LIA) shortlisted 76 entries for the Digital category and 28 for Verbal Identity. Chairing the Digital Jury this year was Martin Cedergren, executive creative director and founding partner of M&C Saatchi Stockholm. Joining Cedergren on the jury were Samuel...

17 Oct 2016

DUO Marketing and Communications wins Agency of the Year award

Information technology company, Veeam, has announced DUO Marketing and Communications as the 2016 Agency of the Year winner at its annual PR Summit held in Amsterdam. This is the second time that DUO Marketing and Communications has been acknowledged by Veeam - DUO was named Collaborative Agency...

17 Oct 2016

LIA shortlists Radio & Audio

The London International Awards (LIA) have shortlisted 86 entries for the Radio & Audio category. Click here to view the shortlist. The jury members included Tom Eymundson, Larissa Kirschner, Mariana O'Kelly, Chuck Rachford, Chris Smith and Ralph van Dijk as well as jury president, Paul Wauters....

14 Oct 2016

SABC launches #KaeKapaKae

The South African Broadcasting Corporation has launched #KaeKapaKae, an online digital portal for some of its most popular television, news and radio content. Audiences can now catch up on their favourite SABC TV show on YouTube, download their favourite radio show as a podcast and stay...

14 Oct 2016

Media24 launches King William's Town Express

Media24 recently launched the King William's Town Express, a community-based tabloid newspaper which is distributed to 20, 000 homes in King William's Town and Bhiso free of charge, every week. The tabloid's content is community focused and looks at news of interest to the local community. Send...

13 Oct 2016

LIA shortlists Branded Entertainment, Production and Music Video

The London International Awards (LIA) have shortlisted 52 entries into the Branded Entertainment category. A total of 114 entries have been shortlisted in Production & Post-Production and 15 entries have been shortlisted in the Music Video category. The winners will be announced on 2 November 2016....

12 Oct 2016

ASA joins Twitter

The Advertising Standards Authority has recently activated a Twitter account to share news and updates on adjudications. ASA will update followers on rulings via the twitter handle @ASA_Rulings.

12 Oct 2016

LIA shortlists Print, Poster, Billboard entries

The London International Awards (LIA) has announced the shortlists for Print (34), Poster (11) and Billboard (18). Winners will be announced on 10 November 2016. Presiding over this year's jury was Susan Credle, global chief creative officer of FCB. Joining her on the jury was Sarah Barclay,...

12 Oct 2016

Rémy Martin selects faces for One Life. Live Them campaign

Rémy Martin has selected online and mobile technology leader, Madoda Khuzwayo and marketing entrepreneur, Sylvester Chauke to feature in its new "One Life. Live Them" advertising campaign. The campaign is aimed at encouraging South Africans to live life to its fullest. The selected...

10 Oct 2016

Pendoring ready for celebration

The 21st Pendoring awards evening will be held at the Vodacom World, Midrand on Friday 28 October 2016, celebrating the best of South Africa's indigenous language advertising. "We are proud that in its 21st year, Pendoring has once again moved the goal posts by judging all indigenous language...

7 Oct 2016

McCann gets level one B-BBEE accreditation

Fifty-one percent black-owned advertising agency, McCann Johannesburg has achieved a level one broad-based black economic empowerment (B-BBEE) accreditation. The agency forms part of the global advertising leader, Interpublic Group of Companies. An investment partnership between IPG and Identity...

7 Oct 2016

The One Club and Art Directors Club merge

Creative communications and design organisations, The One Club and Art Directors Club (ADC), have agreed to merge, forming The One Club for Creativity. The new entity will serve as the umbrella organisation for The One Show, ADC Annual Awards, Young Guns and their respective Halls of Fame,...

7 Oct 2016

PR-Net to host Tim Cohen

Business Day editor and former Financial Mail editor, Tim Cohen, will be hosted by PR-Net at the Richard's Supper Stage and Bistro in Sea Point on Thursday, 20 October. The stand-up lunch and presentation will introduce the titles' change of direction. For bookings click here....

6 Oct 2016

Kriya Gangiah is 2016 Media Star at Glamour Women of the Year Awards

At this year's annual Glamour Women of the Year Awards, celebrated on 1 October 2016 at Southern Sun Hyde Park, Jacaranda FM DJ and South African personality, Kriya Gangiah was selected as the 'Media Star' for 2016. The Glamour Women of the Year Awards is an annual event to celebrate and...

5 Oct 2016

1000 Drawings releases promo video

1000 Drawings, a creative fundraising initiative, has released its 2016 promo video. Artists and designers are encouraged to submit an A5 drawing which is then sold for R100. The video was created using stop motion. A total of 343 photographs were used to make the story come to life and about...

4 Oct 2016

2016 Clio Awards finalists announced

The finalists for the 2016 Clio Awards, the annual programme that rewards excellence in advertising, design and communication, have been announced. View the list of finalists here. The winners will be announced at the Clio Key Arts Awards ceremony on 20 October....

4 Oct 2016

702 adds new talk show hosts

702 has made the following changes to its line-up: Relebogile Mabotja is set to host 702's Early Breakfast show from 3am-6am. Relebogile is an actress, musician, producer and a SAMRO boardmember. She has been hosting various overnight slots at 702 for the past 18 months, honing her craft as a talk...

30 Sep 2016

Turner releases new children's series on Boomerang

Turner EMEA's latest production, a series titled The Happos Family, will debut on Boomerang from October. The Happos Family, made up of 20 two minute shorts, is the first Boomerang Original to be created by Turner EMEA. It has been created in partnership with the Italian corporation Ferrero and...

28 Sep 2016

Target Media Directory revamped

Newsclip's online media database, Target Media Directory, has upgraded its service offerings to include search functions highlighting specific media sources; a messaging service allowing users to send personalised emails directly from the platform; and the media content profile, which highlights the...

27 Sep 2016

Groundglass to make feature film on prison gang leader

The National Film and Video Foundation (South Africa) will fund Groundglass in the making of a full feature on the life of 28s gang member, Turner Adams, planned for release in 2017. This is following the screening of the production company's short film, Numbers, in the Sanctum Soho Hotel in...

27 Sep 2016

Liquorice wins at the African Cristal Festival

Digital agency and DigitasLBi company, Liquorice won seven awards across various categories at the African Cristal Festival.

26 Sep 2016

Trish Taylor to leave Kagiso Media Group

After 20 years, Trish Taylor will leave Kagiso Media group in mid October. Taylor served two years as CEO of Urban Brew Studios and 12 years at East Coast Radio. Richard Tsai will be the acting CEO after Taylor's departure.

23 Sep 2016

SABC Education SA Innovation Summit in full swing

The SABC Education SA Innovation Summit 2016 commenced yesterday, 21 September, and will run until 24 September. The opening day's speakers included Sherry Lassiter, head at the Fablab Foundation MIT in the United States, who spoke about the benefit of Fabrication Laboratories, and Puleng...

22 Sep 2016

New look for Clorets chewing gum

Clorets have revealed a fresh new look and design on all chewing gum packs, along with a TV commercial about an ambitious young man's search for success. Kerisha Govender, category brand manager Gum SA, says: "We are very excited to reveal our new look and packaging and we hope that the TVC...

21 Sep 2016

Today R2K demand government to lower data and airtime costs

At 10.30am today, Right2Know will appear before the Parliamentary committee on telecommunications to make demands of the government to lower the cost of data and airtime. Rallying with South Africans around the slogan #DataMustFall, R2K claims that the high costs set by major telecoms companies...

21 Sep 2016

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