The 2017 Financial Mail AdFocus Awards finalists have been revealed, with 21 agencies making the cut across six agency categories and a further eight finalists from two media agency categories so far.
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Did you know that DHA, an important omega-3 fatty acid, is found concentrated in mammalian brains? I ate one. Yes, I did. Pig brain! I still shudder at the thought, and I am pretty sure that my vegan friends will have my head for it. Yet, I did it. Why? Because actions speak louder than words, and when confronted with your own perception of bravery, you can only step up and face the proverbial music.
Angelika Kempe, executive consultant at AdOps Value, shares what to look out for when assessing production cost estimates, as well as the impact of the ANA's recent report that advertising agencies and their holding companies are less-than transparent regarding production costs and the risk associated with it.
Leigh Andrews 1 day ago
The One Club for Creativity has inducted five advertising and design legends into its Creative Hall of Fame, originated in 1961 with Leo Burnett as the first inductee.
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The Pendoring finalists once again reflect the richness of South Africa's cultural and language diversity, as 27 South African advertising agencies have produced 98 finalists in all of South Africa's indigenous languages (excluding English).
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Two local emerging bands have produced songs that encompasses what it means to Feel Fully Alive, as part of Liqui-Fruit's new campaign. Consumers will have the chance to vote for their favourite, with the winning song becoming the soundtrack to the Liqui-Fruit TV ad.
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A truly South African story of deep and lasting friendship - that cuts across time, space and difference - has been watched by nearly half a million South Africans since its release this month, and has inspired an outpouring of hope-filled comments.
Rooftop Productions 2 days ago
My colleague Seelan was about to head off to Sun City this past weekend and take the Jeep Renegade we have as a test car ... until he discovered how little room there is in the car.
Brendan Seery 3 days ago
After concluding a series of black economic empowerment (BEE) transactions that have led to an influx of top black professionals into its leadership ranks, leading South African advertising agency Ireland Davenport has scored its highest BEE rating since its inception 12 years ago.
Ireland Davenport 19 Sep 2017
Ads24 snapped up two hefty accolades at this year's MOST Awards, proving that they are among the best-of-the-best in the industry. The company won the Media Owner of The Year in the Newspaper category and came second in the overall Media Owner of The Year Award.
Ads24 18 Sep 2017