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Winners of 2017 Global Awards announced

The Global Awards announced the 2017 award-winners at their annual award celebration taking place at the New York Academy of Sciences in lower Manhattan

2 days ago

SOUTH AFRICA

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Murdoch's Fox in talks with multiple buyers for TV, film assets

NEW YORK - Shares in media-entertainment giant 21st Century Fox surged to seven-month highs on Friday after news it has been holding talks with at least three potential buyers for some of its television and film operations

3 days ago

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SA's SJ Myeza presented with Young Guns 15 Creative Choice Award!
SA's SJ Myeza presented with Young Guns 15 Creative Choice Award!

South African filmmaker SJ Myeza of 7Films was presented with the first-ever Young Guns Creative Choice Award

17 Nov 2017

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Tara and Tiffany Turkington, CEO and managing director at Flow Communications.
Flow Communications receives international business award

Tara and Tiffany Turkington, CEO and managing director at Flow Communications will receive the 2017 IWEC Award during the organisation's 10th annual conference, held in Redmond, Washington

16 Nov 2017

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JWT creates "Be Famous Famous" campaign for One Show 2018 call for entries

The One Club for Creativity has opened the call for entries for the 2018 One Show awards, and kicked it off with the humorous "Be Famous Famous" campaign, developed by J. Walter Thompson New York

16 Nov 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Hobbit House in Lord of the Rings location Hobbiton, Matamata, New Zealand. © Kovgabor79 –
Amazon to launch 'Lord of the Rings' TV show

Amazon said on Monday it had acquired the global television rights to The Lord of the Rings, based on the celebrated fantasy novels by J.R.R. Tolkien, with a multi-season commitment.

15 Nov 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Founder and CEO of Colourworks, Lesley Waterkeyn.
Local entrepreneur wins IWEC award!

Lesley Waterkeyn is one of five South African entrepreneurs who received an award from the International Women's Entrepreneurial Challenge (IWEC) Foundation at a ceremony in Seattle, last night

15 Nov 2017

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New York Festivals TV & Film Awards has announced the 2018 grand jury
New York Festivals TV & Film Awards has announced the 2018 grand jury

The jury recruitment process is still underway, with a jury member increase and an increase in the percentage of women by double digits to just under 40 percent.

9 Nov 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

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Twitter to double tweet limit to 280 characters

Twitter announced on Tuesday it would double the limit for tweets to 280 characters, a bid to draw in more users and boost engagement at the social network

8 Nov 2017

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Midas executive jury includes three South Africans

The Midas Awards have announced their grand and executive juries, which include three South Africans, and due to overwhelming demanded extended the entry deadline to 17 November 2017

7 Nov 2017

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CNN to lead Pangaea Alliance

Pangaea is transitioning to a new lead partner and introducing tech and data capabilities to offer advertisers more opportunities to connect programmatically with a premium audience of over 200m monthly users

6 Nov 2017

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Tailoring the customer experience boosts online sales
Tailoring the customer experience boosts online sales

Annual online retail or "e-tail" sales now exceed $19 billion in Canada, AUS$21 billion in Australia, US$410 billion in the United States and US$1 trillion in China

By Michael J. Armstrong and Narongsak (Tek) Thongpapa 31 Oct 2017

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New creative briefs launched for D&AD's 2018 New Blood Awards
New creative briefs launched for D&AD's 2018 New Blood Awards

D&AD has launched 17 new creative briefs for the 2018 New Blood Awards 2018

24 Oct 2017

GLOBAL

Clio Awards announce "Of-the-Year" finalists
Clio Awards announce "Of-the-Year" finalists

The top finalists for the "Of-the-Year" awards to be presented at the 2017 Clio Entertainment Awards have been announced

20 Oct 2017

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Pictured from left to right: Adam Davis, Brian DiLorenzo and Bruce Bildsten, all Geisel Productions, and Michael Jobst, BMW of NA. Photo credit: Margarita Corporan/Margarita Corporan Photography, courtesy of The One Club for Creativity.
Winners of One Screen Short Film Festival announced

One Screen Short Film Festival announced 2017 winners at its annual awards and screening held on Wednesday, 18 October 2017, at the Sunshine Cinema in New York

20 Oct 2017

UNITED STATES

Harvey Weinstein and 'Fearless Girl' statue © Sam Aronov and tom934 - .
What the 'Fearless Girl' statue and Harvey Weinstein have in common

Together, these two stories tell an even bigger tale of a national dynamic that I call "popular feminism" and "popular misogyny."

By Sarah Banet-Weiser 18 Oct 2017

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The ADC 97th Annual Awards open for entries

The One Club for Creativity has announced the call for entries for the ADC 97th Annual Awards as well as a new tiered pricing structure and a couple of category changes

17 Oct 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

#EntrepreneurMonth: A premium African surf brand with global appeal
#EntrepreneurMonth: A premium African surf brand with global appeal

Little over a year ago, three friends with thriving creative careers embarked on a mission to combine their love of Africa with their passion for surfing

By Lauren Hartzenberg 17 Oct 2017

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Elizabeth Elfenbein (Health & Wellness jury chairman), partner/chief creative officer of The Bloc USA.
Finalists for 2017 Global Awards announced

This year the Global Awards grand jury shortlisted 154 entries submitted from 22 countries worldwide

17 Oct 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Barbara Soltysinska, co-founder of indaHash.com.
ICO to increase audience value

IndaHash.com is launching its own universal cryptocurrency payment structure specifically for influencers to help them develop loyal and engaging audiences

By Danette Breitenbach 16 Oct 2017

UNITED STATES

Report reveals customer aftermarket is afterthought for manufacturers
Report reveals customer aftermarket is afterthought for manufacturers

A new report reveals discrepancies in how manufacturers and retailers view and approach post-purchase revenue, profit and relationship-building opportunities in the aftermarket service sector

12 Oct 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Dove blunder highlights the need for ethical transformation
Dove blunder highlights the need for ethical transformation

The recent social media storm over Dove's latest advertising campaign bears testimony to the increasing power of social media platforms and how brands are being held accountable for their every move

By Madelain Roscher 11 Oct 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Butler and Swanepoel.
BSSP's John Butler on why the “anti-conference approach” works

The One Club Executive Creative Summit Berlin kicks off on Wednesday, 11 October at Soho House, Berlin. While it's a closed-door meeting, we checked in with a few of the creative crème de la crème speakers - John Butler is next on the list

By Leigh Andrews 10 Oct 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Dove apologises for 'racist' whitewashing ad, social media won't accept
Dove apologises for 'racist' whitewashing ad, social media won't accept

NEWSWATCH: Dove comes out unclean after apologising for its latest advertising campaign that depicted a black woman turning white after using its shower cream

By Jessica Tennant 9 Oct 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Susan Credle: “Process - not the death of creative brilliance”
Susan Credle: “Process - not the death of creative brilliance”

The One Club Executive Creative Summit Berlin kicks off on Wednesday, 11 October at Soho House, Berlin. While it's a closed-door meeting, we checked in with a few of the creative crème de la crème speakers - Susan Credle is first on the list

By Leigh Andrews 9 Oct 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

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Facebook 'context' button is latest effort to fight fake news

WASHINGTON - Facebook said Thursday it was testing a new button to allow users to get more context about a news source, in the latest move by the leading social network to curb misinformation

6 Oct 2017

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David-Michel Davies, executive director of The Webby Awards © .
Webby Awards call for entries and announce new categories

The Webby Awards launched its 22nd annual call for entries introducing a slate of new categories and judges in both machine learning and gaming

2 Oct 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Leo Burnett acquires Radar
Leo Burnett acquires Radar

Cape Town-based advertising agency Radar has joined Publicis-owned Leo Burnett as part of a drive by the global giant to increase their profile and presence in Africa as a full-service agency

29 Sep 2017

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D&AD Impact Awards winners announced

The second annual D&AD Impact Awards took place at Terminal 5 in New York City on Tuesday, 26 September and a total of 98 D&AD Impact Pencils were handed out on the night

27 Sep 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Esther Mahlangu cuts the ribbon to officially open the mural to the public
SA's art and culture takes to the streets in New York

In a month-long partnership with Citi Bike which will see South Africa's unique art and culture taking to the streets of NYC, SA Tourism's aims to encourage New Yorkers and visitors to the city to travel to SA

18 Sep 2017

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