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Sunday Times Gen Next Awards announces 2020 category finalists

The Sunday Times Gen Next survey has announced the finalists across each of the 69 categories of the 16th annual Awards. The winners will be celebrated during an online event on 21 August 2020...

1 Jul 2020

Viu further expands its unique value proposition as the home of Mzansi's latest and biggest soapies

Viu announced the addition of four top South African local shows: three of South Africa's top soapies, Generations: The Legacy, Muvhango and 7de Laan, as well as the 2019 smash-hit comedy Makoti...

Issued by Viu 25 Jun 2020

The dawn of social media television is set to overtake traditional broadcasting

While the practice of live streaming has been around longer than the webcam, the usage of it on social media is still in its infancy. JustPalm Studios, the brainchild of mobile media guru Patrick Palmi, is turning social media networks into live television broadcasting channels...

Issued by JustPalm 24 Jun 2020

#LionsLive goes live with Cannes Lions MD Simon Cook

Cannes Lions global Lions Live streaming event went live yesterday, Monday, 22 June with MD Simon Cook in an interview with host Tina Daheley talking through the behind-the-scenes of what's been going on over the past few months, why they've decided to put this on and what to expect over the course of the week...

By Jessica Tennant 23 Jun 2020

Filmmaker Dugan Bridges on Upward Globility and FMF's Khaya Lam episode shot in SA

We talk to Dugan Bridges, an award-winning filmmaker about a new video series produced by Atlas Network in the USA, which pilot episode focuses on the Free Market Foundation's Khaya Lam project in South Africa...

By Juanita Pienaar 23 Jun 2020

Going where the eyes are: Invest in audience-led advertising

Lockdown means more time at home and increased screen time - revealing viewing trends that brands can learn from to engage more meaningfully with their audiences...

By Setshwano Setshogo 19 Jun 2020

The show must go on: How to protect media content

The threat landscape in the media industry is growing exponentially, similar to other industries, which is why a zero-threat approach to security is essential. Paul Beattie, sales director of media and technology at BT, shares his insights...

By Paul Beattie 18 Jun 2020

Cannes launches Lions Live

Cannes Lions is launching Lions Live, a curated digital experience for the entire global creative community, taking place from 22 to 26 June 2020...

17 Jun 2020

#YouthMonth: Access new youth audiences through gamification, esports

Arena Events has been hosting various online events catering to different issues affecting the media, marketing and advertising industries and as part of our #YouthMonth content feature, we're covering their Sunday Times Gen Next series...

By Jessica Tennant 15 Jun 2020

Netflix and Nigerian producer Mo Abudu enters multi-title partnership

Netflix inks multi-title partnership with prolific Nigerian producer Mo Abudu to develop content from Nigeria...

12 Jun 2020

#IABInsightSeries: Building the basics in digital video and audio

The IAB SA's most recent IAB Insights online webinar took place yesterday, 11 June on Zoom, looking at building the basics in digital video and audio and enabling engagement and conversion in the digital economy...

By Jessica Tennant 12 Jun 2020

Fresh content loading on Adult Swim! South Africans in for a treat with new seasons of Robot Chicken and Mr. Pickles...

The Adult Swim block on Showmax is on a mission to unravel brand new content to add to its quirky, off-the-cuff and multi-award-winning lineup of shows...

Issued by Showmax 10 Jun 2020

#YouthMonth: How brands should interact with young people during lockdown

Arena Events has been hosting various online events catering to different issues affecting the media, marketing and advertising industries and as part of our #YouthMonth content feature, we're covering their Sunday Times Gen Next series...

By Jessica Tennant 9 Jun 2020

D&AD and Colenso BBDO collaborate on a new five-part series for the Love This podcast

D&AD and Colenso BBDO have collaborated on a new five-part series on New Zealand-based podcast, Love This...

5 Jun 2020

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