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FCB Joburg leads first-ever Pendoring official ranking

FCB Joburg has taken pole position on the first-ever Pendoring official ranking table while its sister agency, FCB 1886, placed in seventh position. FCB Cape Town just missed a position in the top 10 ranked agencies...

Issued by FCB Africa 14 Nov 2016

Picture Tree's Wim Steytler wins big at the Pendoring Awards

Wim Steytler directed four Sanlam Woordfees commercials for ad agency King James. The campaign won the Prestige Award at the Pendoring Awards as well as two additional golds and a silver. One ad also won a silver craft...

Issued by Picture Tree 4 Nov 2016

FCB Africa celebrates its Pendoring metal

FCB Africa is celebrating its 2016 Pendoring Awards wins with three of its agencies adding metal to their trophy cabinets...

Issued by FCB Africa 28 Oct 2016

Toyota SA supports Pendoring Advertising Awards, vernacular advertising

Toyota believes advertising in vernacular languages contributes to brand loyalty and customer engagement...

6 Jul 2016

Etiket bags three Pendoring awards: Creating in Afrikaans is kief

While the creative agency, Etiket, prides itself in being language- and media-neutral when it comes to clients, the creative team jumps at each and every opportunity to conceptualise and create fresh and original Afrikaans work...

Issued by Etiket 4 Nov 2015

King James sings Sanlam home with top Pendoring Award

The Sanlam Musiekfees campaign by King James for Sanlam was awarded the Pendoring Awards Prestige Award on Friday evening at a glittering awards ceremony at Vodacom World in Midrand.

By Danette Breitenbach 2 Nov 2015

2015 Pendoring winners: King James Group walks away with Prestige Award

A captivating, topical and highly effective campaign by King James Group for the Sanlam Music Festival (Sanlam Musiekfees) garnered Pendoring's highest honour - the Prestige Award - at the 20th Pendoring Advertising Award ceremony...

Issued by Pendoring 2 Nov 2015

84 finalists competing for sought-after Pendoring trophy

No less than 84 finalists will be competing for the honour of winning a sought-after trophy at Pendoring's 20th Awards ceremony, which will be held at Vodacom World in Midrand on 30 October...

Issued by Pendoring 23 Sep 2015

Pendoring withholds Prestige Award

This year's Pendoring Awards did not award its Prestige Award and the R50,000, which is given as part of the Award, adding extra competition to the 2015 awards...

By Danette Breitenbach 27 Oct 2014

Winners announced for Pendoring Advertising Awards

With three silvers and one gold out of 10 finalists, Joe Public maintains its status as the Pendoring leader over the past few years. A close second with four silver Pendorings from no less than seven finalists is Ninety9Cents Communications...

Issued by Pendoring 25 Oct 2014

Pendoring Advertising Awards announces 77 finalists

No less than 77 finalists will eagerly attend this year's 19th Pendoring gala event, which will be held at Vodacom World in Midrand on 24 October...

5 Sep 2014

Pendoring judges selected, deadline extended

The judges for both categories of the Pendoring Awards have been selected and the deadline for entries has been extended to 28 July 2014...

14 Jul 2014

Cream of the crop judges for Pendoring Awards 2014

With entries for the Pendoring Awards 2014 closing in less than a month, on 21 July, the judging panel for the awards has been finalised and comprises, as always, the...

Issued by Pendoring 4 Jul 2014

Afrikaans advertising: an important link in the Afrikaans ecosystem

A television commercial, print or radio advertisement is more than just a pretty picture. It should speak to its target market, and addressing a community in its home language is one of the most fundamental ways of doing this.

Issued by Pendoring 30 Jun 2014

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#OneShow2017: John Mescall's judging pick of the day

“A lot of advertising tries to manufacture emotion, you watch it and think ‘oh I should be feeling sad now, or uplifted', but in this one, you actually do.” That's how John Mescall, global ECD at McCann New York and One Show film juror describes the entry that was a delight for him to watch.

11 hours ago

Through the looking glass: Consumers on Instagram

The first digital photograph dates back to 1957. Today, more pictures are taken every two minutes than throughout the whole of the 1800s. And the vast majority of those are by people recording their lives and experiences, not brands or organisations.

By Izzy Pugh 12 hours ago

Bertelsmann bets on digital media, global expansion

German media and publishing group Bertelsmann on Tuesday presented ambitious objectives for 2020, as its bets on digital and international expansion paid off with a second one-billion-euro annual profit in 2016.

12 hours ago

Live sports broadcasting in US braces for disruption

NEW YORK - The business of live sports, seen as perhaps the last great firewall for traditional US broadcasters, is facing deepening challenges in the era of mobile and live streaming options.

2 days ago

Twitter eyes paid 'premium' service for power users

WASHINGTON - Twitter has begun surveying members on a paid subscription service that would give frequent users more tools for using the social network for marketing, journalism and other fields.

2 days ago

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