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Creative Hall of Fame adds five more legends

The One Club for Creativity has inducted five advertising and design legends into its Creative Hall of Fame, originated in 1961 with Leo Burnett as the first inductee

21 Sep 2017

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New York Festivals ready for AME entries
New York Festivals ready for AME entries

The deadline to enter the 2018 New York Festivals AME Awards for the World's Best Advertising and Marketing Effectiveness is 30 November 2017

18 Sep 2017

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How to make a Neo-Nazi sad

When the tragedy of Charlottesville was only a couple of days old, I came across something from all that sadness that made me smile

By Damon Stapleton 13 Sep 2017

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Google Australia's ‘Hot Heads' video interview with Damon Stapleton

Google Australia's creative development team hosted Damon Stapleton, chief creative officer at DDB New Zealand in a special "take away" addition of Hot Heads from Cannes

6 Sep 2017

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Knorr’s global ‘Love at First Taste’ gold winning campaign.
Four golds in Effective Content Strategy - Warc Awards

At the inaugural Warc Awards 2017, the Effective Content Strategy category has seen campaigns for KFC Malaysia, Knorr, MS Limited Australia and Space/Lockheed Martin win Golds

5 Sep 2017

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L'Oreal drops trans model over controversial comments
L'Oreal drops trans model over controversial comments

French cosmetics giant L'Oreal confirmed it had dropped a British transgender model over comments the company deemed "at odds with our values,"

4 Sep 2017

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Fran Pollaro, executive director, Global Awards.
Global Awards announces 2017 executive and grand juries

New York Festivals Global Awards has announced the 2017 executive and grand juries. They are from the world's foremost healthcare advertising agencies and representative of creative leadership talent from 15 countries on six continents

24 Aug 2017

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Women in Marketing Awards open to South African candidates

South African women in marketing can enter the international Women in Marketing Awards, which has identified a global need to celebrate women in marketing, advertising and communications

16 Aug 2017

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Campaign for Millennials with political branding
Campaign for Millennials with political branding

Advertisers can and need to tap into insights about the Millennial generation to earn respect from consumers

By Bryen Farrell Pittner 7 Aug 2017

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Global Awards adds Pharma (Rx), Health & Wellness executive juries

Global Awards announces two specialised executive juries added to their lineup including, Pharma (Rx) and Health & Wellness

7 Aug 2017

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Digital and technology no longer just a marketing channel
Digital and technology no longer just a marketing channel

Bradley Elliott discuss how digital agencies and business consultancies can no longer afford to operate in isolation, with more and more companies demanding multiple functions in a single solution

By Bradley Elliott 3 Aug 2017

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Is it time for your brand to evolve?
Is it time for your brand to evolve?

All brands eventually need to evolve as the world changes, but to different degrees and at different paces. How do you know your brand is ready?

By Jessica Edgson 3 Aug 2017

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Scott Rose, executive director of the Midas Awards.
Best financial ad agencies can enter Midas Awards now

The Midas Awards for the World's Best Financial Advertising are now open for entries and this year there is an executive jury to select the best financial advertising and marketing on a global scale

3 Aug 2017

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VR content should be engaging, relevant and appropriate

As virtual reality (VR) experiences become more prevalent and impressive, are we using VR for VR's sake?

By David Limbert 1 Aug 2017

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London International Awards introduce Regional of the Year Awards in MEA
London International Awards introduce Regional of the Year Awards in MEA

LIA has introduced Regional of the Year Awards to honour the best in each region, which will be an incentive for top companies in South Africa

11 Jul 2017

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One Club Young Guns 15 jury selected

The One Club for Creativity has announced the jury members for the Young Guns (YG) 15 programme

22 Jun 2017

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Michael Lees-Rolfe, creative director at FoxP2 and Cannes promo & activation juror.
#CannesLions: Advertising, all grown up

Cannes Lions kicked off this weekend, and we have ten SA jurors across the various categories. I spoke to Michael Lees-Rolfe, creative director at FoxP2 and Cannes promo & activation juror, about the areas he predicts SA agencies' work will excel in this year, and more

By Leigh Andrews 16 Jun 2017

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Fran Luckin - Grey Africa CCO and Cannes Lions 2017 Print and Publishing jury president.
#CannesLions: Shoulder-to-shoulder with advertising's finest

Cannes Lions kicked off this weekend, and we have ten SA jurors across the various categories. I spoke to Fran Luckin, CCO of Grey Africa and Cannes print and publishing jury president, about the areas she predicts SA agencies' work will excel in this year, and more

By Leigh Andrews 15 Jun 2017

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Xeopoulos with Native's first gold lions from Cannes Lions in 2016.
#CannesLions: The gold standard in creative excellence

Jason Xenopoulos, CEO and CCO at Native VML, speaks about his role as jury member for the Cannes Entertainment Lions, how he's set to take Africa's creative revolution to the Cannes stage, and more

By Leigh Andrews 13 Jun 2017

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Consumers prepared to abandon brands appearing alongside objectionable content

A CMO Council survey in the US, Canada and UK reveals that 48% of consumers will punish brands they love for not using trusted media platforms

13 Jun 2017

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Susan Credle, CCO at FCB Global.
“Show up and stop bashing yourself!” Industry reflections with Susan Credle

I chatted to FCB Global's CCO Susan Credle post-One Show Creative Week about the creative industry in general as a preview for Cannes Lions 2017

By Leigh Andrews 9 Jun 2017

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World's Best Healthcare & Wellness Advertising Global awards open for entries

The 2017 Global Awards for the World's Best Healthcare & Wellness Advertising is open for entries with a new judging system and expanded categories

7 Jun 2017

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Native Advertising Awards 2017 open for entries

The Native Advertising Awards 2017 call for entries is now open to all media companies, brands, organisations, companies, agencies and studios engaged in producing native advertising, from any country in the world

5 Jun 2017

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#Loeries2017: Jury president jabber with Pum Lefebure
#Loeries2017: Jury president jabber with Pum Lefebure

I chatted to the four recently revealed international jury presidents for the Loeries. Next up is Pum Lefebure, co-founder and chief creative officer of Design Army in Washington, DC

By Leigh Andrews 2 Jun 2017

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Clockwise, left to right: Julie Rezek, president of HackerAgency in North America; Josephine Pan, managing director at FCB Shanghai; Suhana Gordhan, creative director at FCB Joburg; Swati Bhattacharya, chief creative officer at FCB Ulka; and Joanna Monteiro, chief creative officer at FCB Brazil.
Here are the women - FCB's female dynamos tell it like it is

There's no denying the creative industry needs a diversity shake-up across all aspects: gender, race, culture and age. Here, five of FCB's leaders from across the globe share their views on the fact that a truly diverse agency is what will be a truly clever agency - if not today, then tomorrow

By Leigh Andrews 1 Jun 2017

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Executive judge, Suthisak Sucharittanonta, chairman and chief creative officer of BBDO Bangkok
Entries for 2017 Ad Stars close 15 June

Ad Stars 2017 offers a $10,000 prize for ‘Grand Prix of the Year' winners and agencies and production companies should submit entries now before the cut-off date on Thursday, 15 June 2017

1 Jun 2017

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#OneShow2017: Reflections with Xolisa Dyeshana

I chatted to SA's own Xolisa Dyeshana, CCO at Joe Public and member of the One Club's international board of directors, post-Creative Week for his One Show reflections

By Leigh Andrews 26 May 2017

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South Africa wins at Inma Global Media Awards
South Africa wins at Inma Global Media Awards

40 Inma Global Media Awards winners were unveiled at the annual awards ceremony in New York this week and South Africa's Independent Media was amongst the winners

25 May 2017

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Top winner at New York Festivals International Advertising Awards is Clemenger BBDO Melbourne
Top winner at New York Festivals International Advertising Awards is Clemenger BBDO Melbourne

‘Meet Graham', from Clemenger BBDO Melbourne's Public Service Announcement for client Transport Accident Commission Victoria was awarded the 2017 ‘Best of Show Award' at the New York Festivals International Advertising Awards

24 May 2017

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LIA updates - regional ‘Of the Year' awards now launched
LIA updates - regional ‘Of the Year' awards now launched

LIA has introduced regional ‘Of the Year' awards, in addition to its global ‘Of the Year' awards and regions include, Oceana (Australia and New Zealand), Asia, Europe, Middle East/Africa, North America and South America

24 May 2017

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