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Ogilvy Johannesburg co-ECD resigns
Ogilvy Johannesburg co-ECD resigns

Neo Mashigo, co-Executive Creative Director of Ogilvy & Mather (O&M) South Africa's Johannesburg has announced his resignation...

30 Jul 2015 06:55

[Behind the Selfie] with... Alistair Mokoena
[Behind the Selfie] with... Alistair Mokoena

This week, we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with Alistair Mokoena, Managing Director of Ogilvy & Mather Johannesburg...

By Leigh Andrews 29 Jul 2015 14:00



Tell Me Sweet Something - Spitfire Films
Tell Me Sweet Something

Five years in the making, Tell Me Sweet Something is more than just a love story - it's a labour of love. While Johannesburg isn't normally seen as a romantic film location, it's exactly where Akin has wanted to make a Jozi-style Love Jones for some time. And time was just what was needed before it finally saw the light of day.

By Eliot Powel, Issued by Spitfire Films 28 Jul 2015 13:12

The 2015 AMASA Learnership Programme candidates revealed - AMASA
The 2015 AMASA Learnership Programme candidates revealed

The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) is proud to announce the final five candidates selected to be a part of the AMASA Learnership Programme (ALP). This year, the ALP bursaries were offered to current employees or interns at any of AMASA's membership agencies or media owners.

Issued by AMASA 28 Jul 2015 12:45

2015 AMASA ALP candidates selected
2015 AMASA ALP candidates selected

The five candidates for the Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) Learnership Programme (ALP) have been selected. This year, the ALP bursaries were offered to current employees or interns at any of AMASA's membership agencies or media owners...

28 Jul 2015 12:00

Dialling into South African advertising with +27
Dialling into South African advertising with +27

I've always thought it clever to refer to cities by their dialing codes, turning Joburg into '011', Cape Town into '021' and Durban into '031'. +27 Advertising takes this concept a step further...

By Leigh Andrews 27 Jul 2015 14:00

Programmatic buying comes to South Africa
Programmatic buying comes to South Africa

When technology and advertising converge, the result is programmatic buying...

27 Jul 2015 14:00

The competitive offensive
The competitive offensive

There's nothing complicated about developing a competitive strategy - like anything else in advertising and marketing (and in life in general for that matter), it's all in the planning...

By Chris Brewer 27 Jul 2015 14:00

Complaint about saucy knickers gets nixed
Complaint about saucy knickers gets nixed

The Advertising Standards Authority of South Africa has dismissed a complaint against Woolworths over a "provocative" underwear advertising campaign...

27 Jul 2015 07:55

Thousands will love your new jingle, Bjorn from Sweden will claim he composed it
Thousands will love your new jingle, Bjorn from Sweden will claim he composed it

In 1971, while at an airport under dark and overcast skies in Ireland - which delayed his flight, Bill Backer - the creative director of McCann-Erickson (the global advertising agency network), wrote the following line on a napkin while passing the time: 'I'd like to buy the world a Coke and keep it company'.

By Reinhardt Biermann and Stephen Hollis 24 Jul 2015 13:44

A truly African award
A truly African award

The substantial growth of Africa and the Middle East has made the region a key part of creative agencies' growth strategies, and an agency's ability to flex its creative muscle and showcase its African prowess is becoming increasingly important.

By Justin Gomes, Issued by The Loeries 24 Jul 2015 11:27

A stranger to your selfie
A stranger to your selfie

No, this is not about how men who take frequent selfies are more narcissistic and psychopathic (they apparently are, though)...

By John Laurence 24 Jul 2015 08:04

A decade of collaboration and partnership - Ireland/Davenport
A decade of collaboration and partnership

Ireland/Davenport and BMW will be parting ways, after a brilliant decade spent creating global award-winning work on the BMW brand.

Issued by Ireland/Davenport 23 Jul 2015 10:11