Sometimes you need to put your head in the clouds.
[Behind the Loeries] with... Suhana Gordhan

In addition to her role as creative director at FCB Africa, where she's the creative lead on Famous Brands' Wimpy and Coca-Cola South Africa, Suhana Gordhan is a member of the Loeries board.

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

A selection of work from House of Brave
#CommerceMonth: Time for a Brave marketing tribe to emerge

House of Brave is making 2016 its most successful year so far, having won all the business it's pitched for. MD Andrew Shuttleworth lets us in on the secret to that success, which is largely based on how their clients interpret 'ROI', especially in a tricky economic climate.

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

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Creative Circle releases 2015 agency rankings

The Creative Circle has released its official 2015 agency rankings for group and individual. The results are as follows...

2 days ago

World-class partnership, world-class results
World-class partnership, world-class results

High-ticket advertising agency AdMakers and the Red & Yellow School of Logic and Magic, have teamed up once again to groom and nurture young talent, thereby facilitating the flow of skilled and work-ready personnel into the marketing and advertising industry.

Issued by AdMakers 2 days ago

Millward Brown announces South Africa's Top 10 Best Liked Ads for Q3 & Q4 2015 - Millward Brown
Millward Brown announces South Africa's Top 10 Best Liked Ads for Q3 & Q4 2015

Millward Brown's Best Liked Ads list celebrates South Africa's favourite TV commercials.

Issued by Millward Brown 2 days ago

Biedalak and Jankowiak © Bryan Brown
English teaching film from Poland beats Game of Thrones at NYF

Olive Green, a film-based course of English, designed by the SuperMemo World publishing house from Poznan in Poland, was awarded a Gold World Medal at the New York Festivals World's Best TV and Film. Competing in the Entertainment category, it triumphed over a production based on Game of Thrones by HBO Home Entertainment.

2 days ago

Magnetic CEO, Dan Marcus
#CommerceMonth: Putting agency management on the map

Take an 'agency management agency' that started in a spare room in 2008. Add a sprinkle of magic, fast-forward to 2016, and Magnetic has just been appointed as management platform of choice for two of the global Dentsu Aegis Network's six brands - iProspect and Isobar.

By Leigh Andrews 3 days ago

Cruises International says it with architecture.
[Orchids & Onions] Salute Ford for keeping wheels turning

What is the strongest attribute of a successful global brand? Longevity. The longer you go on, the better you get - as long as you realise you have to care for and nurture your brand and its icons.

By Brendan Seery 26 Apr 2016

Kyle Lewis directs Loeries promo for Native VML - Arcade Content
Kyle Lewis directs Loeries promo for Native VML

Arcade Content's Kyle Lewis directed the Creativity Unites call for entries promo for the Loeries®, which will bring the advertising industry from Africa and the Middle East together in Durban, South Africa this August.

Issued by Arcade Content 26 Apr 2016

Jury members selected for Lions Entertainment
Jury members selected for Lions Entertainment

The jury members for the Entertainment Lions and the Entertainment Lions for Music have been selected. Bringing together brands and creators, the event encompasses how content is incorporated into mainstream culture through effective storytelling and compelling content.

26 Apr 2016

Creative Panels Sessions at 2016 New York Show explores brand disruption
Creative Panels Sessions at 2016 New York Show explores brand disruption

New York Festivals and its 2016 partners, New York Women in Communications, The Content Council, Weber Shandwick and Miami Ad School, will present a powerhouse of creative panels, which will explore campaigns that-intentionally or not-got people talking about more than the brand on 19 May 2016.

25 Apr 2016

The Talent Boom opens up a new office in Amsterdam - The Talent Boom
The Talent Boom opens up a new office in Amsterdam

The Talent Boom, global recruitment search firm for elite creative, digital, tech and marketing talent, has recently opened an office in Amsterdam.

Issued by The Talent Boom 25 Apr 2016

SA ranks 12th at D&AD Judging 2016
SA ranks 12th at D&AD Judging 2016

The finals of the 2016 D&AD Judging Week resulted in 749 pieces of work being awarded a D&AD Pencil out of 26,000 of the best pieces of work in design and advertising from the past year.

25 Apr 2016