Pasqua Heard
#YouthMonth: Snaddon animates the industry

Stick Man, co-directed by Snaddon, won Le Cristal at Annecy
Stick Man, co-directed by Snaddon, won Le Cristal at Annecy
[Pasqua Heard] Director and animation supervisor, Daniel Snaddon, unpacks the animation industry's highs, lows and the must-haves to be a successful animator...

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Ann Nurock
#CannesLions2016: Airbnb's 'connected disruption' model

#CannesLions2016: Airbnb's 'connected disruption' model[Ann Nurock] Brian Chesky cofounder and CEO of Airbnb, kicked off his keynote presentation at the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity with the following rather staggering quote: "Tonight in Cannes, 5,100 people are staying at Airbnb and 1.3million people are staying in an Airbnb somewhere in the world..."

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Emma Carpenter
Cannes About Town: Grand Prix

Cannes About Town: Grand Prix
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[Emma Carpenter] Today we select the Mobile Cannes Lions Grand Prix. It's going to be a long day and night as the jury has to reach a consensus before we leave the room...

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Chris Brewer
Writing good advertising copy (Part 4)

Winking at girls in the dark... © АÑ?Ñ?ем ХаÑ?сÑ?ов –
Winking at girls in the dark... © АÑ?Ñ?ем ХаÑ?сÑ?ов – [[www.123rf.com 123RF.com]]
[Chris Brewer] Last week we covered using simple language, humour, how not to 'knock copy', as well as being honest and credible...

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Ann Nurock
#CannesLions2016: The importance of properly packaging award entries

#CannesLions2016: The importance of properly packaging award entries[Ann Nurock] Live from the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity, Ann Nurock spoke with Marc Taback, CEO of Initiative Media, about his experience in judging work entered into the Media Lions category and the importance of properly packaging your media award entries so that they resonate with the judges, who often view hundreds of piece of work in a day...

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Ann Nurock
#CannesLions2016: The importance of agency culture

Carter Murray
Carter Murray
[Ann Nurock] Live from the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity, Ann Nurock spoke with FCB Worldwide CEO Carter Murray, about the group's showing at this year's awards. He focused on culture particularly and pointed out that it's much more than a byproduct or a corporate word...

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Tseliso Rangaka
#MannesInCannes: Half-time catch up

Dalai Lama - Getty Images
Dalai Lama - Getty Images
[Tseliso Rangaka] I come up for air/ the jury is pissed/ there's a favourite...

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Pasqua Heard
#YouthMonth: Triggerfish make waves in SA animation

Stick Man wins Le Cristal at Annecy
Stick Man wins Le Cristal at Annecy
[Pasqua Heard] Stick Man, a short film animated by Cape Town-based Triggerfish Animation Studios, recently won Le Cristal at Annecy - described as the "Oscars of animation"...

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Jessica Davis
Four social amplification tools to turn employees into social advocacy ninjas

Four social amplification tools to turn employees into social advocacy ninjas[Jessica Davis] Social is all about networking, and social marketing is rarely successful when you don't focus on connecting with your audience...

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Ann Nurock
#CannesLions2016: From underdogs to game changers

Droga and Plank
Droga and Plank
[Ann Nurock] When David Droga, possibly the most creatively awarded person in the world takes to the stage, people listen. When accompanied by Kevin Plank, founder and CEO of his client Under Armour at the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity, people positively flocked to hear their story...

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Leslie Pascaud
Extreme innovation meets behavioural economics

Extreme innovation meets behavioural economics
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[Leslie Pascaud] If the best innovation is designed to meet real needs, nowhere are the opportunities more pressing than in humanitarian aid. Here's how the type and amplitude of innovation can have implications well beyond philanthropy...

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Leigh Andrews
#Loeries2016: Empowering KZN's young creative talent!

Last year’s Loeries Creative Future Scholarship finalists.
Last year’s Loeries Creative Future Scholarship finalists.
[Leigh Andrews] Sad but true: Not enough is being done to uplift the previously disadvantaged in SA and to get more of those voices involved in the local creative industry. Here's how the Loeries' Creative Future Scholarship is making inroads...

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Danette Breitenbach
And the knee bone's connected to the ankle bone

Image via NATIVE VML
Image via NATIVE VML
[Danette Breitenbach] What makes a successful campaign might be an age-old question in the advertising world, but it is as relevant today as it is was a decade ago...

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Lesley Svenson
Lesley Svenson
[Biz Takeouts Radio Show & Podcasts] This week we look at 21C business solutions, a training and education company who will be piloting an 8 week short course at Vega School in Cape Town from 2 July to 20 August 2016.
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Emma Carpenter
Cannes About Town: And the winner is...

Jury member Claire Waring (SapientNitro Asia) tests out NYT VR
Jury member Claire Waring (SapientNitro Asia) tests out NYT VR
[Emma Carpenter] Last night, we awarded an exceptional piece of work, The New York Times VR app, a Cannes Lions Grand Prix in Mobile...

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Boris Dzhingarov
Learning to engage your clients more effectively - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] With all the technology available to businesses and individuals these days, it's even easier to engage your clients. You just need to have the motivation to get on your tech and do it...

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Ann Nurock
"Why you don't need an innovation department to foster innovation."

72andSunny's Jarvis, Cole and Boiler.
72andSunny's Jarvis, Cole and Boiler.
[Ann Nurock] If ever there was a title for a talk that didn't live up to its name it was this one by 72andSunny...

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Andre Trollip
The user experience

The user experience[Andre Trollip] We've been focused on the user experience since we began our business, streamlining and simplifying, with the aim of creating a seamless mobile interaction...

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Leigh Andrews
#YouthMonth: Today's design students, tomorrow's design entrepreneurs

Stru by Sabelo Sibisi © Ryno Fourie.
Stru by Sabelo Sibisi © Ryno Fourie.
[Leigh Andrews] With the country's unemployment rate having jumped from 24.5% to 26.7% in the first quarter of 2016 alone, there's never been a better time to nurture the youth's entrepreneurial spirit. Here's how two design students have already started their entrepreneurial journeys...

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Pasqua Heard
#YouthMonth: Campaigning for free with Generation Z

#YouthMonth: Campaigning for free with Generation Z[Pasqua Heard] Absa Retail Bank recently redesigned their Absa MegaU product and launched a new campaign aimed at generation Z and founded on the various meanings of the word 'free'...

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