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Advertising: Making it mean something

After Cannes, I found it difficult to write anything. It felt like everything had been said. It had been dissected in a million different ways...

By Damon Stapleton 24 Jul 2019

Nathan Reddy, chief creative officer and founder at Grid Worldwide and Pete Khoury, chief creative officer at TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris and chairperson of the Creative Circle South Africa. Image supplied.
Creativity: The nexus between innovation and inspiration

Pete Khoury from TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris and Nathan Reddy from Grid Worldwide, opine that with the rise of technology and digital platforms - comes a distinct shift in the industry in terms of what judging panels are looking for, and what's being awarded, but creativity remains the constant 'north star'...

9 Jul 2019

Spotlight on the 5050 by 2020 initiative and Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka's insights at the Women Deliver conference.
#FairnessFirst: Are we on track for 50/50 by 2020?

With gender equality more under the spotlight last year than ever before, many in the marketing and entertainment industry pledged '50/50 by 2020'. With just six months to go before 2020 is a reality and no longer a mythical spot in the future, are those goals on track? Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, head of UN Women, shared insights at the recent Women Deliver conference...

By Leigh Andrews 8 Jul 2019

Howard Audio bags two Cannes Lions
Howard Audio bags two Cannes Lions

The commercial for which Howard Audio composed the original music, Allan Gray's 'Father's Share', has won bronze and silver Film Lions at this year's 66th Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity...

Issued by Howard Audio 28 Jun 2019

This year's SA Cannes Lions' judges...
#CannesLions2019: Accuracy of SA judges' predictions, revealed!

Before the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity for 2019 kicked off last week, I caught up with six of this year's 7 SA judges for their predictions of the creative work that would roar as winners. Let's see who best saw into the future...

By Leigh Andrews 27 Jun 2019

Great(stock) anthology gets global recognition at Cannes
Great(stock) anthology gets global recognition at Cannes

The widely acclaimed 'Anthology of (Great)stock Poetry' campaign by local visual services provider, Greatstock, was recently shortlisted for two awards at Cannes...

Issued by Greatstock 26 Jun 2019

Anchor and correspondent for CNN International, Julia Chatterley.
#CannesLions2019: CNN's Julia Chatterley on talking pride, Out of the Shadows

Ann Nurock interviews anchor and correspondent for CNN International, Julia Chatterley at the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity, about the documentary Out of the Shadows...

By Ann Nurock 25 Jun 2019

South African wins gold at Cannes ad awards
South African wins gold at Cannes ad awards

With one of his first-ever TV commercials, Nare Mokgotho has won gold at the 20th Shots Young Director Awards held annually during the Cannes Lions Festival. The ad is for the Showmax Zero Bucks Given campaign...

Issued by Showmax 24 Jun 2019

#CannesLions2019: Amri Botha and Carina Coetzee on their Young Lions experience [WATCH]
#CannesLions2019: Amri Botha and Carina Coetzee on their Young Lions experience

Our roving reporter Ann Nurock chats to art director Amri Botha and copywriter Carina Coetzee of 99c, winners of Cinemark's Young Lions competition about the experience, their takeaways and favourite work...

24 Jun 2019

#CannesLions2019: Mariska Oosthuizen on finding your purpose [WATCH]
#CannesLions2019: Mariska Oosthuizen on finding your purpose

Our roving reporter Ann Nurock chats to Mariska Oosthuizen, head of brand at Sanlam about her first Cannes Lions experience...

24 Jun 2019

#CannesLions2019: Neo Mashigo on solving real world problems [WATCH]
#CannesLions2019: Neo Mashigo on solving real world problems

Our roving reporter Ann Nurock chats to Neo Mashigo, CCO at M&C Saatchi, CCO on his experience in Cannes, judging the print category and winning the Standard Bank account last week...

24 Jun 2019

#CannesLions2019: All the SA winners!
#CannesLions2019: All the SA winners!

The 66th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity came to an end on 21 June 2019, rounding out a full week of award shows that celebrated creativity across various categories. Here's how SA fared overall...

21 Jun 2019

Cannes Lions Grands Prix awards.
#CannesLions2019: All the Grand Prix winners!

The 66th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity came to an end on 21 June 2019, rounding out a full week of award shows that celebrated creativity across various categories. Here's a quick overview of the week's biggest winners...

21 Jun 2019

Grand Prix-winning work from the final night of Cannes LIons 2019...
#CannesLions2019: Film, Good and Titanium Lions winners!

The 66th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity concluded on 21 June, with the 2019 Film Lions, Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Lions, Glass Lions, Titanium Lions as well as the associated Young Lions winners announced during the final Cannes Lions award ceremony...

21 Jun 2019

#CannesLions2019: Shukri Toefy on the African ad industry in the context of Cannes [WATCH]
#CannesLions2019: Shukri Toefy on the African ad industry in the context of Cannes

Our roving reporter Ann Nurock chats to CEO of Fort, Shukri Toefy, the only South African speaker at Cannes this year, about the African ad industry in a global context.

21 Jun 2019

#CannesLions2019: Lucía Ongay on starting the Gerety Awards to elevate female voices [WATCH]
#CannesLions2019: Lucía Ongay on starting the Gerety Awards to elevate female voices

Our roving reporter Ann Nurock talks to co-founder of the Gerety Awards, Lucía Ongay, at Cannes Lions, who shares why she thinks there's a need for a new type of creative award show that elevates new female voices...

21 Jun 2019

#CannesLions2019: Radio Lions winners!
#CannesLions2019: Radio Lions winners!

The 66th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity continued on 20 June with the 2019 Radio & Audio Lions announced during the Communication award ceremony, with SA once again roaring with metal!

20 Jun 2019

The Mobile, Innovation and Impact (Creative Effectiveness) Cannes Lions 2019 Grand Prix winners...
#CannesLions2019: Mobile, Innovation & Impact Lions winners!

The 65th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity continued on 20 June, with the 2019 Mobile, Innovation and Creative Effectiveness winners announced during the Communication, Innovation and Impact award ceremonies...

20 Jun 2019

Cannes Lions 2019 Experience Grand Prix winners - 'Microsoft XBox: Changing the Game' under Brand Experience & Activations; Doconomy's 'Do Black - The Carbon Limit Credit Card' under Creative eCommerce...
#CannesLions2019: Experience Lions winners!

The 66th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity continued on 20 June with the 2019 Cannes Brand Experience & Activation and Creative e-Commerce winners announced during the Experience track award ceremony...

20 Jun 2019

#CannesLions2019: SDG shortlist
#CannesLions2019: SDG shortlist

The Cannes Lions Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) shortlist has been released...

20 Jun 2019

#CannesLions2019: John Legend partners with Pampers to address changing table inequality [WATCH]
#CannesLions2019: John Legend partners with Pampers to address changing table inequality

Our correspondent Mikhaila Hunter filmed John Legend speaking at the The Goals House at Cannes Lions about his partnership with Pampers and their effort in addressing changing table inequality...

20 Jun 2019

The six #CannesLions2019 Reach Lions Grand Prix winners...
#CannesLions2019: Reach Lions winners!

The 66th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity continued on Wednesday, 19 June, with the 2019 Creative Data, Creative Strategy, Direct, Media, PR and Social & Influencer winners announced during the Reach award ceremony...

19 Jun 2019

#CannesLions2019: Verusha Maharaj on purpose-led marketing [WATCH]
#CannesLions2019: Verusha Maharaj on purpose-led marketing

Verusha Maharaj, senior manager, Customer and Marketing at Deloitte Consulting SA talks to Bizcommunity's roving reporter Ann Nurock live in Cannes.

19 Jun 2019

#CannesLions2019: Radio & Audio shortlist
#CannesLions2019: Radio & Audio shortlist

The Cannes Lions Radio & Audio shortlist has been released, with SA seeing four agencies appear with multiple entries making it to the final round at Cannes Lions 2019...

19 Jun 2019

#CannesLions2019: Mobile shortlist
#CannesLions2019: Mobile shortlist

The Cannes Lions Mobile shortlist has been released...

19 Jun 2019

#CannesLions2019: Highlights from Day 2 [WATCH]
#CannesLions2019: Highlights from Day 2

Our correspondent Mikhaila Hunter shares some of the highlights from Day 2 of the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity 2019...

19 Jun 2019

#CannesLions2019: Film shortlist
#CannesLions2019: Film shortlist

The Cannes Lions Film shortlist has been released, with SA seeing three entries make it to the final round at Cannes Lions 2019...

19 Jun 2019

#CannesLions2019: Creative Effectiveness shortlist
#CannesLions2019: Creative Effectiveness shortlist

The Cannes Lions Creative Effectiveness shortlist has been released...

19 Jun 2019

#CannesLions2019: Creative e-commerce shortlist
#CannesLions2019: Creative e-commerce shortlist

The Cannes Lions Creative e-commerce shortlist has been released...

19 Jun 2019

#CannesLions2019: Brand Experience & Activations shortlist
#CannesLions2019: Brand Experience & Activations shortlist

The Cannes Lions Brand Experience & Activations shortlist has been released, with SA seeing four entries make it to the final round at Cannes Lions 2019...

19 Jun 2019

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