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Trust Buckland to submit this highly unusual selfie!
#BehindtheSelfie with... Matthew Buckland

This week we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with Matthew Buckland, MD and founder of Creative Spark, an M&C Saatchi company Buckland was honoured with a special award for ‘best individual contribution to digital at this year's Bookmark Awards

By Leigh Andrews 10 May 2017

Brian Jackson © –
#OneShow2017: Judging the Young Ones

You know who's on the Young Ones' judging panel and you know which student portfolios won accolades at the One Show last night. Now find out how judging worked, what the SA contingent was looking for from the global entries and their initial thoughts on the winning portfolios and work

By Leigh Andrews 9 May 2017

Constantia Glen's beef goulash.
Rustic winter soup remedy at Constantia Glen

If the thought of cold weather has you feeling all gloom and doom, read this and perk up: On the first wintery Saturday of May we sampled the soup trio at boutique wine estate Constantia Glen

By Leigh Andrews 9 May 2017

Reddy, Schaefer, Van Der Westhuizen, Sudheim and Pretorius.
#OneShow2017: Handpicking the best of the Young Ones

The five South African creative educators selected for this year's One Show Young Ones jury let us in on how they were selected

By Leigh Andrews 8 May 2017

Suhana Gordhan: FCB Africa’s creative director, Loeries chairperson and 2017 One Show direct juror.
#OneShow2017: That South African One Show direct link

FCB Africa's creative director, Suhana Gordhan, shares exclusive insights into judging the One Show's direct marketing entries and how even this reflects the organisation's strong drive for better diversity across the industry

By Leigh Andrews 5 May 2017

Team DDB South Africa with their D&AD Pencil.
SA's D&AD 2017 winners: DDB

With the D&AD 2017 winners revealed, I chatted to SA's lucky lot. Lawrence Katz, creative director at DDB, talks about the colour and content of their D&AD pencil box

By Leigh Andrews 5 May 2017

FCB Africa’s joint-CCO, Jonathan Deeb.
SA's D&AD 2017 winners: FCB

With the D&AD 2017 winners revealed, I chatted to SA's lucky lot. FCB Africa's joint-CCO, Jonathan Deeb, talks about the colour and content of their D&AD pencil box

By Leigh Andrews 5 May 2017

Jenny Glover, ECD at TBWA Hunt Lascaris.
SA's D&AD 2017 winners: TBWA Hunt Lascaris

With the D&AD 2017 winners revealed, I chatted to SA's lucky lot. Jenny Glover, ECD at TBWA Hunt Lascaris, talks about the colour and content of their D&AD pencil box as the top performing individual agency in SA

By Leigh Andrews 4 May 2017

CEO and chief creative officer at Native VML, Jason Xenopoulos.
SA's D&AD 2017 winners: Native VML

With the D&AD 2017 winners revealed, I chatted to SA's lucky winners. CEO and chief creative officer at Native VML Jason Xenopoulos talks about the colour and content of their first D&AD pencil box

By Leigh Andrews 3 May 2017

Motsogi’s in the driving seat.
#BehindtheSelfie with... Masego Motsogi

This week we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with sometimes-skeptical technophile Masego Motsogi, MD at Ninety9cents' (99c) new Johannesburg agency, which opened its doors on 1 March 2017

By Leigh Andrews 3 May 2017

Ogilvy SA CCO Pete Case.
SA's D&AD 2017 winners: Ogilvy SA

With the D&AD 2017 winners revealed, I chatted to SA's lucky winners. Ogilvy SA CCO Pete Case talks about the colour and content of their D&AD pencil box

By Leigh Andrews 3 May 2017

Team FoxP2 at Loeries 2016.
SA's D&AD 2017 winners: FoxP2

With the D&AD 2017 winners revealed, I chatted to SA's lucky winners. FoxP2's creative founding partner and ECD Justin Gomes talks about the colour and content of their D&AD pencil box

By Leigh Andrews 3 May 2017

Neil Jankelowitz, joint managing director of MSC Sports.
Does sponsorship really strengthen either brand?

Lots of space has been given to the topic of sponsorships lately, with brands throwing their name, weight and money behind all and sundry - sporting events in particular. But few question whether they actually benefit the sponsor and the sponsored party alike

By Leigh Andrews 2 May 2017

Pierre Branco, vice president and general manager of Southern Europe and Africa for Turner.
Cartoon Network corners kids' TV on any device

It's no secret that TV viewers have changed their consumption habits. Luckily, some broadcasters have changed with their audience and are now embracing all new digital channels

By Leigh Andrews 28 Apr 2017

Images from Open Design CT’s World Design Day 2017 event.
How to make every day World Design Day in SA

World Design Day is all about exploring and enhancing natural creativity and planting small seeds on change in collectively designing a more human-friendly and inclusive society for all

By Leigh Andrews 27 Apr 2017

All images © – Anne Barbotteau from Zip Zap Circus.
Celebrating 25 years of Zip Zap's social circus magic

Zip! Zap! Circus! The non-profit Zip Zap Circus is currently celebrating its 25th year with a series of special monthly shows to showcase their talented students. Here's what you can expect

By Leigh Andrews 26 Apr 2017

The world has no limits.
#BehindtheSelfie with... Ashish Williams

This week we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with technophile Ashish Williams, former COO now relatively new CEO of MediaCom South Africa

By Leigh Andrews 26 Apr 2017

Leonardo Paez and Max Knox, sponsored by Kansai Plascon, finished fourth in the Cape Epic.
Repainting the local sponsorship picture with Kansai Plascon

Kansai Plascon, better known as Plascon to most, sponsored a duo for the Absa Cape Epic. Their corporate and digital communication specialist Zurita Moore explains why and how this ties into the brand's new positioning: ‘designed for life'

By Leigh Andrews 25 Apr 2017

Lindemann and Latief of MediamarkSA.
Mediamark makes sure you're upskilled and in the know

The Radisson Blu La Vendome in Sea Point was buzzing on Thursday, 23 March 2017 with marketers and agency creatives excited for the launch of Mediamark's In the Know Now

By Leigh Andrews 24 Apr 2017

King James Group’s chief creative officer Alistair King
King James Group drinks in their global win

King James Group's chief creative officer Alistair King says the time when independent local agencies couldn't really expect to work in international brands because of how multinationals tied up the brands at a global level are over

By Leigh Andrews 21 Apr 2017

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