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WATCH: Net#work BBDO, Google commemorate Africa Day
Google, in collaboration with Net#work BBDO, has released a video commemorating Africa Day. The message on the video centres around unity, reinforcing the brand’s “helpful” role. The video celebrates everything African using YouTube videos from content creators from across the continent. This is part of Google’s Africa Day roll-out this year, with the YouTube x Viacom Africa Day concert ieaturing talent from across the continent and the African diaspora. Watch the video below:...
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25 May 2020 16:13
Watch: Magna Carta educates Africans about Covid-19 through animation
Reputation management consultancy, Magna Carta, is using animation to educate people on the symptoms of the novel coronavirus and encourage them to practice physical distancing to curb the spread of the virus. The animated short video will be translated into 20 commonly spoken African languages and will also be available for anyone outside of Africa to translate it to a language of their choice for distribution to the communities outside of the continent.   The video includes education around washing hands, cutting non-essential travel, avoiding or cancelling large-scale public gatherings, physical distancing and remote working and is ideal for social media sharing.   Watch the video below:...
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31 Mar 2020 08:55
SheSays held its first event of the year last week
Global network for women in advertising and creative industries, SheSays, held its first Cape Town event of 2020 on 10 March. SheSays Cape Town co-director Anelde Greeff moderated the panel, which included head of marketing and communications at Zeitz Mocaa Annicia Manyaapelo, CEO of RushTush Rushda Moosajee and media consultant and author Vanessa Raphaely. The panellists shared ideas and stories on reinvention, handling failure, and staying motivated, creative and innovative.
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19 Mar 2020 10:41
NYF Advertising Awards premieres new episodes
The New York Festivals International Advertising Awards released two new episodes of “Creativity From The Other Side” with David Sable this week, with two more episodes set to be launch next week. The 30 to 40-minute episodes are hosted by WPP senior advisor David Sable and feature interviews with creatives from various areas of art and business. In this episode, Sable chats to VMLY&R NY executive creative director NY and 2020 NYF executive jury member, Nathalie Brown:...
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28 Feb 2020 09:54
KFC goes bold with new nuggets ad
Fast-food restaurant KFC has launched a TV commercial for its new addition to its menu - the KFC Nuggets. The 30-second long advert, titled "Whenever, Wherever", targets a youthful, media-savvy market. The ad features a young man conveniently having KFC Nuggets in various locations including in a train, a pool and at the beach. A catchy rap song plays in the background, resonating well with the youthful target market. The commercial was shot by Massif director Marc Sidelsky in collaboration with Ogilvy Johannesburg....
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26 Feb 2020 10:47
KingJames34° launches in Kenya
The King James Group has launched the KingJames34° in Kenya. This is a partnership between the South African independent agency and the local arm of recent acquisiton, 34°.
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7 Feb 2020 15:10
AICP Awards highlights craft with the world’s most obsessive crafter
The AICP Awards has enlisted the world’s most obsessive crafter to highlight the importance of craft and how the AICP Awards has celebrated craft in advertising. The film was conceived by a creative team at R/GA in New York and directed by Matt Piedmont at the US and UK-based production company PRETTYBIRD. AICP Awards has opened entries for the 2020 competitions – which includes The AICP Show, The AICP Post Awards and The AICP Next Awards. The deadline to enter is 14 February 2020....
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28 Jan 2020 10:24
AICP Awards highlights craft with the world’s most obsessive crafter
The AICP Awards has enlisted the world’s most obsessive crafter to highlight the importance of craft and how the AICP Awards has celebrated craft in advertising. The film was conceived by a creative team at R/GA in New York and directed by Matt Piedmont at the US and UK-based production company PRETTYBIRD. AICP Awards has opened entries for the 2020 competitions – which includes The AICP Show, The AICP Post Awards and The AICP Next Awards. The deadline to enter is 14 February 2020....
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28 Jan 2020 10:23
TBWA\Helsinki unveils meme-inspired campaign for Nissan Nordic Europe
TBWA\Helsinki's latest ad campaign for Nissan Nordic Europe pokes fun at Finnish commuters' extended need for personal space at bus stops. The campaign images are inspired by the internet meme in which Finnish commuters are seen standing at regular intervals avoiding all interaction.

Nissan's Nordic Europe division uses the bus stop scenes to highlight their automatic distance control that regulates safety distance on the road.

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22 Jan 2020 07:56
Serviceplan unveils Spiegel digital, classical brand campaign
After winning Der Spiegel account, Serviceplan has unveiled the magazine’s new brand campaign – which includes Spiegel Online’s name change to Der Spiegel. The campaign was conceived by Serviceplan Campaign Hamburg and will be used online, in social media, in the cinema, in print and out of home. In a clever double entendre, the campaign plays on the meaning of ‘Spiegel’ (Mirror), by mirroring major news stories visually....
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17 Jan 2020 10:58
TBWA\WorldHealth's interactive calendar tackles loneliness in UK, US
On 1 December 2019, TBWA\WorldHealth unveiled its interactive calendar for the holiday season. The calendar was aimed at addressing the growing crisis of loneliness in the UK and US. TBWA\WorldHealth began opening calendar doors each day to reveal a simple action or gesture anyone can do to reach out to lonely people around them. Staff, clients and the public were all invited to take part by following the campaign on Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn – where the doors will remain open for all to participate at their own pace....
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13 Jan 2020 10:00
South Africans share their giving spirit in new PnP ad
Pick n Pay’s new festive season advert is all about giving. Titled ‘Give’, the film sees several South Africans sharing the ways they give back. Renowned jazz trumpeter Roy Sokuyeka gives of his experience to mentor up-and-coming musicians. Photographer Adrian Steirn gives some thought to the future through a moving exhibition to raise awareness around the most trafficked and endangered mammal in the world, the Pangolin. Thousands give their support to take a stand against gender-based violence and give their voice to say #enoughisengough. The Wildfire Volunteer Services team give a lot as they battle the summer fire season in the Western Cape....
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18 Dec 2019 10:01
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