Loeries Creative Week Durban Special Section

Exclusive podcast interview with new Loeries wingman, Preetesh Sewraj
Exclusive podcast interview with new Loeries wingman, Preetesh Sewraj

Having broken the announcement last week of the appointment of new Loeries CEO, Bizcommunity had the privilege, this week, of an exclusive interview with Preetesh Sewraj...

By Terry Levin 4 Feb 2020

Entries open for Loeries 2020 with a call for change
Entries open for Loeries 2020 with a call for change

Entries to the Loeries 2020 are now open and the Loeries is calling on the brand communication industry to create work that changes things and makes a difference...

3 Feb 2020

Jury chair Roanna Williams with the rest of the jury.
Creative Circle monthly award winners for November and December announced

The winners for the Creative Circle Monthly Awards, for work flighted during November and December 2019, were announced at Havas in Johannesburg...

31 Jan 2020

The Loeries has appointed Preetesh Sewraj as its new CEO.
Preetesh Sewraj appointed new Loeries CEO

The Loeries has appointed Preetesh Sewraj as its new CEO from 1 April. This comes after Andrew Human, who served as CEO for 15 years, stepped down in 2019...

23 Jan 2020

The Best of Biz: Marketing & Media 2019
#BestofBiz 2019: Marketing & Media

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2019 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Marketing & Media site over the past year below...

17 Dec 2019

TBWA\ tops the Loeries Rankings
TBWA\ tops the Loeries Rankings

The Loeries, which held their awards in August, has announced their 2019 official rankings for Africa and the Middle East with TBWA\ named as the regional group agency for the second year in a row...

Issued by TBWA 4 Dec 2019

It's Loeries official... The 2019 Loeries Official Rankings are out
It's Loeries official... The 2019 Loeries Official Rankings are out

Since 2010, the Loeries Official Rankings have offered a comprehensive overview of the annual performance across the brand communications industry throughout Africa and the Middle East...

Issued by Loeries 4 Dec 2019

Image supplied by Creative Circle.
Creative Circle monthly winners for September - October announced + monthly design winners

The winners for the Creative Circle monthly awards, for work flighted during September and October this year, were announced at VMLY&R, Johannesburg as well as the monthly design award winners for May - October 2019...

29 Nov 2019

The Loeries 2019 Official Rankings are out!
The Loeries 2019 Official Rankings are out!

The Loeries has released its annual Official Rankings which provide a comprehensive overview of the performance across the advertising and brand communications industry throughout Africa and the Middle East based on performance at the 2019 Loerie Awards, held in Durban in August...

26 Nov 2019

Post-production gladiators come from Ludus
Post-production gladiators come from Ludus

When it comes to breaking barriers, working on award-winning campaigns and putting staff talent and client-centricity first, Ludus has it down to a fine art...

Issued by Ludus 3 Oct 2019

Havas Johannesburg wins Gold at Loeries by inventing a new category: OOH meets Social Media
Havas Johannesburg wins Gold at Loeries by inventing a new category: OOH meets Social Media

When it comes to media, we as consumers are omnivores. We consume lots of different things. Often at the same time. Havas JHB used this insight to craft a campaign for the charity, Right 2 Read...

Issued by Havas Johannesburg 11 Sep 2019

Andrew Human to leave the Loeries
Andrew Human to leave the Loeries

CEO of the Loeries, Andrew Human, will be leaving the organisation after 15 years at the helm, during which time the Loeries was transformed into a globally recognised festival and the highest accolade for the advertising and brand communication industry across Africa and the Middle East...

Issued by Loeries 11 Sep 2019

Sarah Berro backstage at the 2019 Loeries in Durban, South Africa. Image credit: Julian Carelsen/2019 Loerie Awards.
#Loeries2019: Impact BBDO's Sarah Berro on making a difference with socially-conscious campaigns

Waste Management Coalition's 'Toxic Flag' by Impact BBDO received the Dove Public Service Award at the 2019 Loeries...

By Maroefah Smith 9 Sep 2019

The Loeries - Did we tell better stories?
The Loeries - Did we tell better stories?

Now that the proverbial dust has settled on the Loeries Awards, and the self-congratulatory social media posts are gradually dwindling, we are left with the epitaph of, "Did we actually tell better stories?"...

Issued by Gagasi FM 5 Sep 2019

Loeries 2019 Dove Public Service Award goes to the Toxic Flag in Lebanon
Loeries 2019 Dove Public Service Award goes to the Toxic Flag in Lebanon

The Loeries 2019 Dove Public Service Award went to the Waste Management Coalition's 'Toxic Flag' by Impact BBDO. The campaign forced debate in Lebanon on the use of incinerators to alleviate the garbage crisis...

Issued by Loeries 4 Sep 2019

TBWA Hunt Lascaris's Peter Khoury at the 2019 Loeries Awards. Image credit: Julian Carelsen/2019 Loerie Awards.
#Loeries2019: TBWA Hunt Lascaris's Peter Khoury on why 'The Real Cost' is truly iconic

TBWA Hunt Lascaris recently won the Internet & Mobile Audio Commercials Grand Prix at the Loeries...

By Maroefah Smith 4 Sep 2019

Screen grab from the ad.
#OrchidsandOnions: Pet advice in smart packaging

Ford's video/ad featuring a cute dachshund gets an Orchid, while North West University shows big-city campuses are not the be-all and end-all of the creative world...

By Brendan Seery 3 Sep 2019

The TBWA\ team on stage accepting the award for Regional Agency of the Year. Image credit: Julian Carelsen/2019 Loerie Awards.
#Loeries2019: The importance of creating work that's locally relevant but still globally competitive

For the second time in a row, TBWA\ was recognised as Regional Agency Group of the Year at the Loeries Awards, which, this year, took place on Saturday, 24 August 2019 at the Durban ICC...

By Juanita Pienaar, Issued by TBWA 3 Sep 2019

#Loeries2019: Bringing the value of purpose-led work to the world through creative product
#Loeries2019: Bringing the value of purpose-led work to the world through creative product

For the second year running, Joe Public United was recognised as Agency of the Year at the Loeries...

By Juanita Pienaar 2 Sep 2019

Dentsu Aegis Network winners at the prestigious Loeries Awards
Dentsu Aegis Network winners at the prestigious Loeries Awards

Dentsu Aegis Networks creative agency FoxP2 took home three golds in the Print category and one bronze in the Media Innovation category at this year's Loeries Awards...

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 2 Sep 2019

#FairnessFirst: Understand true diversity to become more inclusively creative
#FairnessFirst: Understand true diversity to become more inclusively creative

One of the most interesting sessions of the DStv Seminar of Creativity at #Loeries2019 creative week touched on the difference between inherent and acquired diversity. But many gloss over these terms as business jargon and don't even know which is which, and why both are valuable to your creativity...

By Leigh Andrews 2 Sep 2019

Vega shines at the 2019 Loeries with two golds
Vega shines at the 2019 Loeries with two golds

Twelve students from Vega received top honours at this year's Loeries Awards, bagging two golds, two silvers and one bronze Loerie award for their work...

Issued by Vega School 30 Aug 2019

Loeries 6-in-a-row for Ogilvy
Loeries 6-in-a-row for Ogilvy

Ogilvy South Africa celebrated its sixth consecutive Grand Prix at the 2019 Loerie Awards. This year the award went to Ogilvy Johannesburg for the 'Shave to remember' campaign for Philips and The Nelson Mandela Foundation...

Issued by Ogilvy South Africa 30 Aug 2019

The M&C Saatchi Abel team at the Loeries. Image credit: Julian Carelsen/2019 Loerie Awards.
#Loeries2019: South Africa needs brands to lead the charge in new spaces, particularly in digital

Neo Mashigo, M&C Saatchi Abel's group chief creative officer, comments on the agency's Grand Prix win for Film - TV & Cinema Commercials at the recent Loeries Awards...

By Juanita Pienaar 29 Aug 2019

Carat SSA wins at the 2019 Loeries
Carat SSA wins at the 2019 Loeries

The Carat SSA team took home a bronze in the Media Innovation category for Guinness' Rio Ferdinand Live Billboard campaign at this year's Loerie Awards.

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 29 Aug 2019

David Krynauw and Jasmyn Pretorius. Image credit: Julian Carelsen/2019 Loerie Awards.
#Loeries2019: 'The world accepts this architectural ability' - Design Grand Prix-winner, David Krynauw

Loeries Design Grand Prix-winner David Krynauw lets us in on what the win means to him, the meaning behind the design and future projects...

By Maroefah Smith 29 Aug 2019

FCB Joburg wins at Loeries 2019 for Coca-Cola SA, Toyota SA
FCB Joburg wins at Loeries 2019 for Coca-Cola SA, Toyota SA

FCB Joburg won a total of 10 Loeries at the 2019 Loerie Advertising Awards held in Durban over the weekend for its clients Coca-Cola SA and Toyota SA...

Issued by FCB Joburg 28 Aug 2019

Vega Johannesburg and Mandela University students win Facebook Challenge Student Awards at Loeries
Vega Johannesburg and Mandela University students win Facebook Challenge Student Awards at Loeries

Vega Johannesburg students - Vini Xavier, Tshego Kwele and Cara Brauckman - have won the gold award in the Facebook Challenge for 2019; while Mandela University students - Sibuyiselwe Nhlangwini, Thembelihle Buthelezi, and Mseki Ludwe Mkinase - clinched the bronze runner-up award...

Issued by Vega School 26 Aug 2019

Howard Audio takes flight at The Loeries
Howard Audio takes flight at The Loeries

This year's Loeries awards finalists have been announced and Howard Audio is very proud to be on numerous finalist credits...

Issued by Howard Audio 26 Aug 2019

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