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UNITED STATES

New York Festivals: Third round, Executive Jury appointments
New York Festivals: Third round, Executive Jury appointments

NEW YORK CITY, US: New York Festivals World's Best Advertising competition has announced five additional appointments to the 2014 Executive Jury.

27 Jan 2014

UNITED STATES

DISCOP launches DISCOPRO for TV producers

LOS ANGELES, US / JOHANNESBURG, SA: The Los Angeles and Johannesburg-based DISCOP Organisation announced the launch of DISCOPRO.

9 Sep 2013

AFRICA

Promoting maternal health through film screening
Promoting maternal health through film screening

Africa.com reports that a film screening and filmmaker dialogue series focusing on maternal health will be held by the African Women's Development Fund USA (AWDF USA) to build momentum for its Mother Africa Campaign.

29 Aug 2013

UNITED STATES

The Global Awards: 2012 award winners
The Global Awards: 2012 award winners

NEW YORK, US: The Global Awards, for the "World's Best Healthcare Advertising," announced its 2012 award winners on Thursday 6 December at two international Global Awards presentations. The ceremonies took place in New York City, USA, and Sydney, Australia. South African agencies received 1 Global Award and 4 Finalist Certificates.

10 Dec 2012

UNITED STATES

The Tech Awards to honour global innovators who use technology to benefit humanity

SAN JOSE, US: Each year, nearly four million newborn babies never live past their first days - all for lack of warmth.

4 Oct 2012

UNITED STATES

South Africa's YoungGuns excel
South Africa's YoungGuns excel

NEW YORK, US: The organisers say that 2011 was YoungGuns biggest year since the event started out recognising young talent in 2000, and once again, in an international competition against the world's best, South Africa showed it has what it takes to compete successfully.

13 Dec 2011

UNITED STATES

Nike auctions off mythical Mags for Parkinson's foundation
Nike auctions off mythical Mags for Parkinson's foundation

BEAVERTON, US: Nike has announced that 1500 pairs of the mythical 2011 Nike Mag shoes will be auctioned on eBay, nikemag.eBay.com, with all net proceeds going directly to The Michael J. Fox Foundation.

12 Sep 2011

UNITED STATES

PR Newswire waives distribution fees for all releases related to humanitarian efforts in Somalia
PR Newswire waives distribution fees for all releases related to humanitarian efforts in Somalia

NEW YORK, US: Organisations offering humanitarian aid to the victims of the devastating famine in Somalia can distribute their messages through PR Newswire at no charge. PR Newswire is waiving fees on the distribution of news releases through a global crisis package for organisations wishing to communicate their efforts of assistance towards relief from the devastating famine in Somalia.

11 Aug 2011

UNITED KINGDOM

2011 Framepool/LBB/Challenge announces award show details
2011 Framepool/LBB/Challenge announces award show details

LONDON, UK / MUNICH, GERMANY / PARIS, FRANCE / LOS ANGELES, US: The voting of the jury for the 2011 Framepool/ LBB/ FireFlies Challenge is done. The shortlist of the ten best films will be announced on 16 June 2011, the final award ceremony and screening take place on 23 June 23 in Cannes' Cinéma Star.

10 Jun 2011

UNITED STATES

ADC, One Club unite for Japan

NEW YORK: The Art Directors Club and One Club, in partnership with AKQA, have joined together to form Creatives Unite for Japan, a charitable program that provides the creative community with a way to help victims of the recent earthquake and tsunami in Japan.

20 May 2011

UNITED KINGDOM

2011 Framepool/ LBB/ FireFlies Challenge latest news
2011 Framepool/ LBB/ FireFlies Challenge latest news

LONDON, UK / MUNICH, GERMANY / PARIS, FRANCE / LOS ANGELES, US: Framepool, LBB and the Fireflies can now welcome even more advertising super stars to their challenge's prominent jury: Al Moseley (180 Amsterdam), Barnsley (The Mill) and Tiger Savage (Tiger's Eye) are now also confirmed as judges.

5 May 2011

UNITED KINGDOM

Entries open: The Framepool/ LBB/ FireFlies Challenge
Entries open: The Framepool/ LBB/ FireFlies Challenge

LONDON, UK / MUNICH, GERMANY / PARIS, FRANCE / LOS ANGELES, US: Framepool, the footage collection run by filmmakers, has opened its call for entries for the 2011 Framepool / LBB / FireFlies Challenge. This short-film competition is aimed at the world's directors who want to present their films to a highly prominent jury - while supporting a good cause.

30 Mar 2011

UNITED STATES

Western Union offers no-fee money transfers to Japan
Western Union offers no-fee money transfers to Japan

ENGLEWOOD, US: Western Union Company, a leader in global payment services, in cooperation with its agents, has activated a limited-time "No Transfer Fee"* program for money-transfers sent to Japan from participating agent locations around the world.

18 Mar 2011

UNITED STATES

First annual ADC Designism Awards, deadlines extended
First annual ADC Designism Awards, deadlines extended

NEW YORK, US: As part of the ADC 90th Annual Awards celebration, the Art Directors Club is presenting its first annual ADC Designism Award, and has extended the deadline to 28 January.

26 Jan 2011

UNITED STATES

Doing something with nothing
Doing something with nothing

NEW YORK, US: Campaign uses empty "soup" cans sold in partner supermarkets and food outlets to get the message across its intended audience.

19 Aug 2010

UNITED STATES

Dirty Water project cleans up
Dirty Water project cleans up

NEW YORK, US: Unicef's ongoing Tap Project continues to use ideas to communicate its simple but important on-going mission.

28 Jul 2010

SOUTH AFRICA

South Africans awarded Rosalynn Carter fellowships

Two South Africans are among 10 recipients of the 14th annual Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism, named last week by the Mental Health Programme of The Carter Centre in Atlanta, Georgia.

15 Jul 2010