State says it is forging ahead with digital TV migration
State says it is forging ahead with digital TV migration

After several delays, the Department of Communications says SA is on track to complete the migration process from analogue to digital television by the end of next year.

By Bekezela Phakathi 11 hours ago

New Opel ad for Mother's Day
New Opel ad for Mother's Day

Opel has launched a two-minute social video for Mother's Day, with the motto, "She gave you your life. Give her this day."

12 hours ago

Refresh for ADC Young Guns, new format, more events
Refresh for ADC Young Guns, new format, more events

In a bold departure from the traditional awards show model, Art Directors Club has transformed the ADC Young Guns programme into a curated invitation competition. A cultural influencer committee made up of 40 leading thinkers, makers and visionaries from 11 countries, representing a range of creative fields, will handpick nominees.

13 hours ago

Contact centres can aid social media complaints
Contact centres can aid social media complaints

Social media is no longer perceived as just a platform for advertising and marketing, but rather a channel through which consumers implore and receive customer service. With the rise of technology, contact centres have seen a huge change within this space. Mobile devices have made it possible for consumers to engage with businesses across multiple channels.

13 hours ago

Jimmy Smith, who serves as chairman, CEO and CCO of Amusement Park Entertainment and was one of the 2015 One Show Diversity Bootcamp’s international lecturers/mentors in South Africa.
[One Show 2016] Deepening SA's diversity drive

Diversity's a touchy subject for some, but in our industry we frequently hear it put as bluntly as this: "There just isn't enough black creative talent". Here's how the One Show is slowly but surely turning this situation on its head, and proving the talent is out there, if given a chance.

By Leigh Andrews 14 hours ago

Lima Bean's international growth gains momentum - Lima Bean
Lima Bean's international growth gains momentum

Lima Bean continues its foray into the overseas market and has just completed its latest international project, with the relaunch of the Aurora Expeditions website, an Australian-based adventure travel company.

Issued by Lima Bean 14 hours ago

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[Behind the Loeries] with... Andrea Quaye

In addition to her role as marketing director of the South African Breweries (SAB), Andrea Quaye is a member of the Loeries committee. Here's what makes her tick.

By Leigh Andrews 14 hours ago

Truworths Mother's Day advert - Image via Truworths
Dear Truworths, this is what mothers really want

A controversial Mother's Day ad has moms defining 'motherhood' for the advertising industry and telling us what they really want... Apart from wanting the tired old stereotypes of womanhood and motherhood to disappear, what mothers don't want is sexy black lace lingerie.

By Louise Marsland 14 hours ago

Dean Blumberg - The Gunn Report Showreel 2015 - Bouffant
Dean Blumberg - The Gunn Report Showreel 2015

Dean Blumberg's work for Student Flights with TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris JHB is the only South African film director's work to secure a spot in the the highly acclaimed The Gunn Report Annual 2015. This is Dean's second appearance in The Gunn Report. The two commercials titled: 'Travel Before it's Not Fun Anymore", is the award-winning campaign that competed throughout 2015, making TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris JHB and Bouffant, South Africa's only representation on the Gunn Report's showreel of the year featured amongst the most awarded global commercials. Congrat's to the team and all those that worked on these commercials.

Issued by Bouffant 14 hours ago

MyGaming welcomes nine new partners - MyBroadband
MyGaming welcomes nine new partners

MyGaming.co.za has shown excellent readership growth after appointing a new editorial team, and has announced its new advertising partners to drive the website forward.

By Vicky Sidler, Issued by MyBroadband 14 hours ago

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Long-form journalism lives - on mobile

WASHINGTON - If you thought long-form journalism would die from the shift to mobile news, think again.

15 hours ago

New York Festivals International Advertising Awards announces 2016 finalists
New York Festivals International Advertising Awards announces 2016 finalists

2016's Trophy Winners will be announced 19 May at the New York Show Gala

Issued by New York Festivals 15 hours ago

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AMPS is now officially dead

(Long live the Establishment Survey).

By Chris Brewer 3 days ago