The trends in TV set design
The trends in TV set design

Whether the requirement is for a traditional space or an ultra-modern one, TV set designs offer infinite scope for designing ingenuity - gone are the days when they looked like what they were: a TV studio. Especially the plethora of talk shows necessitates that designers are abreast with trends the world over when creating a set that most effectively represents the character of the host and creates the mood conducive to sitting down for a good chat. Set design is all about establishing a suitable visual concept in unique and creative ways to support the specific nature of the talk show.

Issued by Udumo Group 30 minutes ago

Ava DuVernay on the 89th Oscars' red carpet in 2017. Original image © Tyler Golden of ABC on . Cropped with #FairnessFirst logo overlay as per Creative Commons terms.
#FairnessFirst: Making modern movies in 2018

While movies have been mainstream for more than a hundred years, diversity behind the lens has been more than a little lacking - hello 2018's top trending TV and cinema industry hashtags, #TimesUp and #OscarsSoWhite. That's why production teams around the globe rejoiced at the news that LA mayor Eric Garcetti, It and The Lego Movie producer Dan Lin and female film firebrand Ava DuVernay are working to get more females, people of colour and those from low-income households producing movies that more accurately reflect 2018.

By Leigh Andrews 2 hours ago

Fort Review launches second edition, a video series
Fort Review launches second edition, a video series

Today marks the launch of Fort Review's second edition, this time in the form of a thought-provoking nine-part video series covering everything from black excellence to erotic capital.

By Jessica Tennant 2 days ago

Programmatic Guaranteed - Where are we heading?
Programmatic Guaranteed - Where are we heading?

In an ecosystem where domain spoofing, ad-fraud, bots, brand-unsafe content and fake inventory are pain points for advertisers, Programmatic Direct and more specifically Programmatic Guaranteed takes centre stage to breathe new life into the ecosystem.

By Megan Du Toit, Issued by 365 Digital 2 days ago

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Caxton and Independent Group fined for colluding on advertising prices

Newspaper publisher Caxton has been fined R5.8m and the Independent Group R2.2m for colluding on the prices they charged to advertisers, the Competition Commission said on Friday.

By Robert Laing 2 days ago

A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: A Karnival of optimism
A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: A Karnival of optimism

There has been plenty to celebrate in Malta this month. We learned the island's GDP growth is predicted to be the highest in Europe and secondly, it's Karnival time!

By Marcus 'The Maltese Falcon' Brewster 2 days ago

Facebook, Twitter not fully complying with consumer rules: EU
Facebook, Twitter not fully complying with consumer rules: EU

BRUSSELS, Belgium - The European Commission said on Thursday that certain social media companies need to do more to fully comply with EU consumer rules, singling out in particular Facebook and Twitter.

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The king is dead! #LongLiveTheKing

I found myself this week justifying the inclusion of television in a launch campaign. Someone check the moon, first Zuma resigns, and now this!

By Quinton Jones 2 days ago

Young Ones Design Brief launched by The One Club, PartnersGlobal and United Nations
Young Ones Design Brief launched by The One Club, PartnersGlobal and United Nations

A new programme called the Young Ones Design Brief has been launched from a partnership between The One Club for Creativity, with global peace organisation PartnersGlobal and the United Nations' Together initiative.

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Reddy with team Grid, celebrating their Grand Prix at Loeries 2017.
#Loeries2018: "Bringing it back to the bird," with Nathan Reddy of Grid Worldwide

Soon after the Loeries' 40-year logo and branding refresh was announced I caught up with Nathan Reddy of specialist brand agency Grid Worldwide. He explains the importance of the 'reduce to amplify' movement and how this mindset guided the Loeries' brand refresh.

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

Howard Audio launches into 2018!
Howard Audio launches into 2018!

It's hard to believe we're already well into February 2018!

Issued by Howard Audio 2 days ago

11 valuable lessons from 11 wonder women in digital
11 valuable lessons from 11 wonder women in digital

When the Wonder Woman movie was released, I didn't expect much of it, but I was delightfully surprised by the portrayal of this superhero. It gave me a valuable perspective on the importance of inner strength. There were also some valuable leadership lessons we could all take to heart.

By Carmen Murray 14 Feb 2018

Meet Graham campaign created by Clemenger BBDO Melbourne for Australia's Transport Accident Commission. Image supplied.
Gunn 100 results announced

The Gunn Report, the global index of creative excellence in advertising, has released the results of the newly launched Gunn 100, with South Africa in the 24th spot on the rankings. The Gunn 100 is a ranking of the top 100 creatively awarded advertising ideas of 2017, regardless of their communication discipline, and the companies behind them.

12 Feb 2018