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D&AD Awards announces its full shortlist
D&AD Awards announces its full shortlist

The D&AD Awards has announced its full shortlist with 25 shortlisted pieces for SA, putting us at 12th for country ranking based on finalists...

19 hours ago

Amri Botha and Carina Coetzee from Ninety9cents (99C) agency. Image supplied.
#CannesLions2019: It's not often you get a second chance

Winners of Cinemark's Cannes Young Lions 2019 competition, Amri Botha and Carina Coetzee from Ninety9cents (99c), chat to us about what it means to them to have won the competition for a second time...

By Juanita Pienaar 22 hours ago

Kaizer Chiefs star in #Story6 in Toyota SA's #ToyotaStoriesSA campaign
Kaizer Chiefs star in #Story6 in Toyota SA's #ToyotaStoriesSA campaign

Soccer legends Kaizer Chiefs Football Club star in the latest chapter of Toyota South Africa's #ToyotaStoriesSA campaign which pays homage to the marque's numerous loyal fans...

Issued by FCB Africa 21 hours ago

D&AD Awards announces its second shortlist
D&AD Awards announces its second shortlist

The D&AD Awards has announced its second shortlist with 431 entries shortlisted in stage two of D&AD judging...

21 hours ago

Advertising in the competitive telecommunications, broadband and connectivity landscape
Advertising in the competitive telecommunications, broadband and connectivity landscape

On 31 May, Ornico and Financial Mail will host the next AdForum event, where a panel of advertising industry experts will analyse recently flighted print, television and radio advertising in the telecommunications and broadband sectors...

Issued by Ornico 22 hours ago

D&AD Awards announces its first shortlist
D&AD Awards announces its first shortlist

The D&AD Awards has announced its first shortlist with 144 entries being shortlisted after stage one of D&AD judging...

22 hours ago

A screen grab from VML's rebranding work for Edgars with Sho Madjozi, to better reflect the client and consumers.
#DigitalAgencyShowcase: Better reflecting the true SA client and consumer with VML

In what's become known as the most diverse and inclusive session of the Red & Yellow School's #digitalagencyshowcase, VML South Africa's marketing director Loki Magerman was joined by Tumelo Popela, Jason Kubheka and Louise Steenpoorte in showcasing how their work gets to the true heart of the SA consumer...

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

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Entries open for Global Young Guns 17

The One Club for Creativity is calling for entries for Young Guns 17, celebrating international creative professionals age 30 or younger...

3 days ago

#IABSummit19: Marcel Botha to speak on manufactured stories
#IABSummit19: Marcel Botha to speak on manufactured stories

Ahead of this year's IAB Summit, taking place 30 May at the Joburg Theatre in Braamfontein, we interviewed speaker Marcel Botha, founder and CEO of 10XBeta to find out what to expect from his talk on 'manufactured stories' and what this year's theme of the 'new now' means to him...

By Jessica Tennant 3 days ago

Loeries 2019: Nando's fires up the Design category
Loeries 2019: Nando's fires up the Design category

Nando's joins the Loeries to celebrate design...

Issued by Loeries 3 days ago

Egg Films' and One Show awardee creates nostalgic new TVC for Cadbury
Egg Films' and One Show awardee creates nostalgic new TVC for Cadbury

Hot on the heels on a spate of accolades for his short film 'Vuka', including a merit certificate from the prestigious One Show, Egg Films' Zwelethu Radebe has drawn on memories of his childhood to create a new TVC for Cadbury that will tug on South Africa's heart strings...

Issued by Egg Films 3 days ago

THE Glenlivet makes history with first-ever takeover of Business Day
THE Glenlivet makes history with first-ever takeover of Business Day

What would convince South Africa's leading daily business read to allow a brand to take over its front page for the day? Only a celebration with THE finest single malt whisky...

Issued by Publicis Machine 3 days ago

Tara McKenty - creative director for Google APAC and Google digital communication jury president for Loeries 2019.
#Loeries2019: "The responsibility to use creativity and craft for social good" - Tara McKenty

I chatted to the international jury presidents ahead of the upcoming Loeries Creative Week. Next in the series is this year's Google digital communication jury president Tara McKenty, creative director for Google APAC...

By Leigh Andrews 3 days ago

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Why LinkedIn is more important than ever in 2019

With more than 600 million members from 200 countries in 2019, LinkedIn is still the largest professional networking platform in the world...

By Zubeida Goolam 3 days ago

Schwella says doing truly dirputive work boils down to doing the brave thing.
#DigitalAgencyShowcase: Playing in culture with TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris

In the third session of the second digital agency showcase, held at Red & Yellow School on 16 May 2019, alumnus Johann Schwella, now digital creative director at TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris, said the drive is no longer just to be best in class but only in class. Agencies today are not competing with other agencies but with culture, making it harder than ever to stand out. Here's how to do so...

By Leigh Andrews 3 days ago

Robyn Campbell and Mark Tomlinson of HelloFCB+.
#DigitalAgencyShowcase: Emphasis on the silent 'plus' at HelloFCB+

Rob Stokes, chairman of Red and Yellow School, got their second #digitalagencyshowcase underway by calling Mark Tomlinson and Robyn Campbell of HelloFCB+ to the podium, to explain the process of combining Hellocomputer and FCB Cape Town as HelloFCB+, and why the 'plus' is silent but so important...

By Leigh Andrews 16 May 2019

The dilemma of leadership in the advertising and media industry
The dilemma of leadership in the advertising and media industry

How are leaders in our industry chosen? Often, the position goes to someone who is 'likeable' and a natural 'people's person'. Oh, and often very good at their job. But is that the real qualities that we need in a leader? I don't think so...

By Chris Botha 16 May 2019

FCB Joburg launches a new campaign for an iconic brand
FCB Joburg launches a new campaign for an iconic brand

For 93 years South Africa's leading spread, Black Cat continues to empower future generations, a fact made clear in a new campaign from FCB Joburg...

Issued by FCB Africa 16 May 2019

Apex Awards announces 2019 jury
Apex Awards announces 2019 jury

The Apex Awards has announced its jury for the 2019 competition...

16 May 2019

The executive jury 2019 unwinding at the River Cafe, New York, after a week long exercise of judging and voting for the best entries. © .
Winners announced for 2019 NYF Advertising Awards!

New York Festivals Advertising Awards has announced its 2019 winners...

15 May 2019

Big, bigger, biggest #ROOTS2019
Big, bigger, biggest #ROOTS2019

Constructed, layer by layer, brick by brick, the all new ROOTS 2019 will be unveiled to the marketing, advertising and media industries this coming June...

Issued by Spark Media 14 May 2019

#OrchidsandOnions: Reddy tells it like it is
#OrchidsandOnions: Reddy tells it like it is

And the DA's intrusive marketing campaign before the elections, using 'stolen' information, gets an Onion...

By Brendan Seery 14 May 2019

M&C Saatchi Abel Group appoints new CFO
M&C Saatchi Abel Group appoints new CFO

One of SA's leading creative agencies, M&C Saatchi Abel, has appointed Graham Mears as the Group's new Chief Financial Officer (CFO)...

Issued by M&C Saatchi Abel 14 May 2019

Combatting the new bidding algorithm in DV360
Combatting the new bidding algorithm in DV360

There's a change coming to DV360 that will affect fixed bidding and winning auctions, and this could significantly impact campaign budgets...

By Simon Orgill, Issued by incuBeta 14 May 2019

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How marketing with CSR at its heart can change the world

Fitting in perfectly with the rise of purpose-led marketing across the globe is Jeanne du Plessis, corporate affairs and citizenship leader at Procter and Gamble (P&G) South Africa. Du Plessis is a passionate believer that business can and should be a force for good in the world...

By Leigh Andrews 14 May 2019

5 ways to make the small print the big idea
5 ways to make the small print the big idea

The advertising industry has evolved into a science. It now pursues statistics to support marketing decisions and often applies this mandate to the creative product too...

By Sheila McGillivray, Issued by One Lady & A Tribe 14 May 2019

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Imagine a world without data?

Why local insights and research associations like PAMRO are important...

By Joaquim Bretcha Boix 13 May 2019

Nigerian publishers gear up for digital transformation
Nigerian publishers gear up for digital transformation

365 Digital, supported by Google, hosted the Ad Tech Masterclass in Lagos, Nigeria, aimed at fostering a greater unified online advertising ecosystem...

Issued by 365 Digital 13 May 2019

A screen grab from Nike's ad, featuring Caster Semenya.
#FairnessFirst: How Nike put purpose marketing on the podium with Caster Semenya

Nike's Dream Crazy campaign has won favour across the globe, having just scooped up top honours at the One Show Awards in New York. Caster Semenya, who features in the campaign, has also further proved her place on the winner podium...

By Leigh Andrews 13 May 2019

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