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Advertising: Making it mean something

After Cannes, I found it difficult to write anything. It felt like everything had been said. It had been dissected in a million different ways...

By Damon Stapleton 24 Jul 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

This year's SA Cannes Lions' judges...
#CannesLions2019: Accuracy of SA judges' predictions, revealed!

Before the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity for 2019 kicked off last week, I caught up with six of this year's 7 SA judges for their predictions of the creative work that would roar as winners. Let's see who best saw into the future...

By Leigh Andrews 27 Jun 2019

GLOBAL

This year’s jury president is Fiona Rogers, chief operating officer of Magnum Photos. Image source: .
Epica Awards announces new website and ad campaign

The Epica Awards has announced a new advertising campaign from Hecho Studios Amsterdam and revealed its brand new website, designed by Lithuanian studio and former Epica winners Godspeed Branding...

24 Jun 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

#CannesLions2019: All the SA winners!
#CannesLions2019: All the SA winners!

The 66th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity came to an end on 21 June 2019, rounding out a full week of award shows that celebrated creativity across various categories. Here's how SA fared overall...

21 Jun 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Cannes Lions Grands Prix awards.
#CannesLions2019: All the Grand Prix winners!

The 66th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity came to an end on 21 June 2019, rounding out a full week of award shows that celebrated creativity across various categories. Here's a quick overview of the week's biggest winners...

21 Jun 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

#CannesLions2019 Design Lions' Grand Prix winner: Creatability by Google Creative Lab New York.
#CannesLions2019: Design Lions winners!

The 66th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity kicked off on 17 June with the 2019 Cannes Design Lions announced during the first Communication award track ceremony...

17 Jun 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

#CannesLions2019: Design Lions shortlist
#CannesLions2019: Design Lions shortlist

The Cannes Lions Design Lions shortlist has been released, with SA seeing an entry make it to the final round at Cannes Lions 2019...

16 Jun 2019

GLOBAL

Wina announces shortlist for 2019
Wina announces shortlist for 2019

Wina announced its shortlist for the 2019 competition with South African creative advertising agency, Kilmer & Cruise featuring in four categories...

31 May 2019

GLOBAL

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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...

17 May 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Virginie Viard to succeed Karl Lagerfeld at Chanel
Virginie Viard to succeed Karl Lagerfeld at Chanel

Chanel has named Virginie Viard, Karl Lagerfeld's closest collaborator for more than 30 years, as the company's new creative director, after Lagerfeld passed away in Paris this week...

20 Feb 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld dies
Iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld dies

Celebrated fashion designer and Chanel creative director Karl Lagerfeld has died at the age of 85...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 19 Feb 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

South African designers showcase their wares in Paris
South African designers showcase their wares in Paris

Forty-two South African designers are currently exhibiting their artisanal goods at the renowned BHV/Marais in Paris...

22 Jun 2017

FRANCE

Dan Formosa to head up Product Design Lions Jury
Dan Formosa to head up Product Design Lions Jury

CANNES, FRANCE: Award-winning designer, Dan Formosa, has been named as president of the Product Design Lions jury. Formosa, a consultant in design, was a member of the team that designed IBM's first personal computer...

6 Feb 2015

FRANCE

Cannes Lions opens for entries
Cannes Lions opens for entries

CANNES, FRANCE: New categories form the highlight of this year's Cannes Lions festival, which opened for entries on 22 January 2015. Chief among them is the launch of a highly anticipated Creative Data Lion...

26 Jan 2015

FRANCE

Cannes Lions: A week of unrivalled content
Cannes Lions: A week of unrivalled content

CANNES, FRANCE: The forum explores talent, art, data & music workshops deliver practical learnings master classes present personal stories with industry greats.

30 May 2014

FRANCE

Cannes Lions announces final juries
Cannes Lions announces final juries

CANNES, FRANCE: The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has announced the final names that will make up the 17 juries coming together in Cannes, France, for this year's Festival and Awards.

14 Apr 2014

FRANCE

Brazil Day comes to Cannes Lions
Brazil Day comes to Cannes Lions

CANNES, FRANCE: The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has announced that this year's Festival will incorporate a programme dedicated to showcasing, understanding and celebrating Brazilian creativity.

2 Apr 2014

SOUTH AFRICA

Jury presidents for Cannes Lions announced
Jury presidents for Cannes Lions announced

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity organisers have announced the jury presidents, including the first jury president for the new Product Design Lions category.

20 Feb 2014

FRANCE

Cannes Lions now accepting entries
Cannes Lions now accepting entries

CANNES, FRANCE: The 61st Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, taking place from 15-21 June 2014, is now accepting entries across all categories.

27 Jan 2014

FRANCE

Herald Tribune gets new name for digital age

PARIS, FRANCE: A chapter in newspaper history drew to a close on Tuesday with the renaming of the 125-year-old International Herald Tribune, amid a time of unprecedented upheaval for print media.

15 Oct 2013

FRANCE

Cannes Lions: Final round of winners announced
Cannes Lions: Final round of winners announced

CANNES, FRANCE: Bringing the 60th Cannes Lions Festival to a close, the Branded Content & Entertainment, Film, Film Craft, Titanium and Integrated Lions winners have been announced.

24 Jun 2013

FRANCE

Cannes Lions: Design, Press, Radio Lions winners
Cannes Lions: Design, Press, Radio Lions winners

CANNES, FRANCE: In the third of four awards ceremonies taking place at Cannes Lions this week, delegates have tonight gathered in their thousands to learn, view and honour the winners of the Cyber, Design, Press and Radio Lions.

20 Jun 2013

FRANCE

Cannes Lions celebrates 60 years of game changing campaigns
Cannes Lions celebrates 60 years of game changing campaigns

CANNES, FRANCE: Celebrating its 60th year, the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity is set to commemorate its anniversary with the launch of Game Changers; an exhibition and accompanying book that celebrate six decades of campaigns that have changed the landscape of the advertising industry forever.

30 May 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

D&AD Awards: The nominations
D&AD Awards: The nominations

LONDON, UK: Here are the nominations for the D&AD Awards. See this year's In Book winners and Nominations below. Yellow Pencil winners will be revealed on Wednesday 12 June at the Awards Ceremony.

22 Apr 2013

FRANCE

Cannes Lions announces remaining jury lineup
Cannes Lions announces remaining jury lineup

CANNES, FRANCE: The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity completes the jury line-up by naming the members of the Design, Film Craft, Media, Promo & Activation, and Radio Lions categories.

18 Apr 2013

FRANCE

Cannes Lions juries announcement
Cannes Lions juries announcement

CANNES, FRANCE: The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, one of the world's leading celebrations of creativity in communications, has announced the line-up of the first five juries participating in this year's event for the Creative Effectiveness, Film, Innovation, Press and Titanium & Integrated Lions categories. SA is represented on the Film (Alistair King) and Press (Paul Warner) juries.

4 Apr 2013

FRANCE

Cannes Lions inaugurates new Young Account Executive Academy
Cannes Lions inaugurates new Young Account Executive Academy

CANNES, FRANCE: The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has announced the launch of the Cannes Lions Young Account Executive Academy, a new learning programme aimed at nurturing young industry talent, which will run during the 2013 Festival from 16-22 June.

8 Mar 2013

FRANCE

Cannes Lions reveals jury president lineup
Cannes Lions reveals jury president lineup

CANNES, FRANCE: Marking 60 years of creativity this June, the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has announced the outstanding 16 Jury Presidents who will chair the 2013 juries.

14 Feb 2013

FRANCE

Pentawards call for entries
Pentawards call for entries

PARIS, FRANCE / BARCELONA, SPAIN: Entries are now open for Pentawards 2013 concept. Enter now.

11 Feb 2013

UNITED STATES

New York Festivals: Six additional Executive Jury appointments
New York Festivals: Six additional Executive Jury appointments

NEW YORK, US: New York Festivals International Advertising Awards, now in its 56th, year announced six additional appointments to the 2013 Executive Jury. This elite group of worldwide chief creative officers and executive creative directors were chosen to select the World's Best Advertising across all mediums from the shortlist selected by the online Grand Jury.

30 Jan 2013

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