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Global cinema advertising is second-fastest growing ad medium of 2019

Early forecasts by marketing intelligence service Warc places global cinema advertising behind the internet as the second-largest growing ad medium in 2019...

19 hours ago

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Kantar CEO, Eric Salama. Image supplied.
Kantar's Eric Salama discusses the way forward under new owner Bain Capital

Kantar CEO Eric Salama presented an update on the new ownership structure and the opportunities under, Bain Capital during a press call held on Thursday...

By Juanita Pienaar 5 Aug 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

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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

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New report reveals customers want security, service and localised experiences
New report reveals customers want security, service and localised experiences

According to a new CMO Council's report, Reshaping Global Engagement Operations, today's customer is seeking security, service and localised experiences based on local language and culture...

25 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

Grand Prix-winning work from the final night of Cannes LIons 2019...
#CannesLions2019: Film, Good and Titanium Lions winners!

The 66th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity concluded on 21 June, with the 2019 Film Lions, Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Lions, Glass Lions, Titanium Lions as well as the associated Young Lions winners announced during the final Cannes Lions award ceremony...

21 Jun 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

#CannesLions2019: Radio Lions winners!
#CannesLions2019: Radio Lions winners!

The 66th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity continued on 20 June with the 2019 Radio & Audio Lions announced during the Communication award ceremony, with SA once again roaring with metal!

20 Jun 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

The Mobile, Innovation and Impact (Creative Effectiveness) Cannes Lions 2019 Grand Prix winners...
#CannesLions2019: Mobile, Innovation & Impact Lions winners!

The 65th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity continued on 20 June, with the 2019 Mobile, Innovation and Creative Effectiveness winners announced during the Communication, Innovation and Impact award ceremonies...

20 Jun 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Cannes Lions 2019 Experience Grand Prix winners - 'Microsoft XBox: Changing the Game' under Brand Experience & Activations; Doconomy's 'Do Black - The Carbon Limit Credit Card' under Creative eCommerce...
#CannesLions2019: Experience Lions winners!

The 66th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity continued on 20 June with the 2019 Cannes Brand Experience & Activation and Creative e-Commerce winners announced during the Experience track award ceremony...

20 Jun 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

The six #CannesLions2019 Reach Lions Grand Prix winners...
#CannesLions2019: Reach Lions winners!

The 66th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity continued on Wednesday, 19 June, with the 2019 Creative Data, Creative Strategy, Direct, Media, PR and Social & Influencer winners announced during the Reach award ceremony...

19 Jun 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

#CannesLions2019: Creative Effectiveness shortlist
#CannesLions2019: Creative Effectiveness shortlist

The Cannes Lions Creative Effectiveness shortlist has been released...

19 Jun 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

#CannesLions2019: Creative e-commerce shortlist
#CannesLions2019: Creative e-commerce shortlist

The Cannes Lions Creative e-commerce shortlist has been released...

19 Jun 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

#CannesLions2019 Entertainment winners include VMLY&R and Net#work BBDO!
#CannesLions2019: Entertainment winners!

The 66th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity continued on 18 June, with the 2019 Cannes Entertainment Lions, Entertainment for Music Lions and Entertainment for Sport Lions announced during the Entertainment award track ceremony and SA bringing home two Bronze Lions...

18 Jun 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

#CannesLions2019 Entertainment Grands Prix winners: Top row is Final Cut and Droga5 New York's New York Times journalism's Resolve (Myanmar), Rigor (Taxes), Courage (Mexican Spyware), Perseverance (Immigration) and Fearlessness (Isis) campaign. Bottom left is Digital Craft Grand Prix winner Virtue's work for Carlings' Digital Collection, 'Address the Future'. Bottom right is Industry Craft Grand Prix work for Momentum New York and Canada's Nike 'Just Do It: HQ at the Church'.
#CannesLions2019: Craft winners!

The 66th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity continued on 18 June, with the 2019 Cannes Film Craft, Digital Craft and Industry Craft Lions announced during the Craft award track ceremony...

18 Jun 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

#CannesLions2019: Direct shortlist
#CannesLions2019: Direct shortlist

The Cannes Lions Direct shortlist has been released, with SA seeing 7 entries make it to the final round at Cannes Lions 2019...

18 Jun 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

#CannesLions2019: Creative Strategy shortlist
#CannesLions2019: Creative Strategy shortlist

The Cannes Lions Creative Strategy shortlist has been released...

18 Jun 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

#CannesLions2019 Print & Publishing Lions' Grand Prix winner: An-Nar's 'The Blank Edition' by Impact Porter Novelli Dubai.
#CannesLions2019: Print & Publishing Lions winners!

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

17 Jun 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

#CannesLions2019: Entertainment Lions for Music shortlist
#CannesLions2019: Entertainment Lions for Music shortlist

The Cannes Lions Entertainment Lions for Music shortlist has been released...

17 Jun 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

#CannesLions2019: Entertainment Lions for Sport shortlist
#CannesLions2019: Entertainment Lions for Sport shortlist

The Cannes Lions Entertainment Lions for Sport shortlist has been released...

17 Jun 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

#CannesLions2019: Entertainment Lions shortlist
#CannesLions2019: Entertainment Lions shortlist

The Cannes Lions Entertainment Lions shortlist has been released, with SA seeing three entries make it to the final round at Cannes Lions 2019...

17 Jun 2019

ETHIOPIA

Signing of Franco-Ethiopian cooperation agreements.
France and Ethiopia to cooperate in space and economic sectors

Seven Franco-Ethiopian agreements were signed this week, dealing with space cooperation and economic cooperation...

15 Mar 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Mark Tutssel first recipient of Creative Leaders Tribute
Mark Tutssel first recipient of Creative Leaders Tribute

The Epica Awards has announced that Mark Tutssel, executive chairman of Leo Burnett Worldwide, will be the first recipient of its Creative Leaders Tribute....

18 Oct 2018

GLOBAL

Phil Thomas, CEO of Cannes Lions Festival.
#CannesLions2018: CEO Phil Thomas on the creative year ahead

Jon Ratcliffe sat down with Phil Thomas, CEO of Cannes Lions Festival, and spoke to him about his belief that there has been more change in marketing in the last year than the 10 years preceding it, and why they're launching 'ecommerce', 'experience', and 'social and influencer' Lions...

By Jon Ratcliffe 9 Mar 2018

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A model walks the runway during the St. Sava Fundraising Fashion Show at Domenico Vacca Club New York on April 24, 2017 in New York City. Photo:
Fashion world shaken by #NoFreePhotos row

PARIS - Photographers have risen up in revolt at the way fashion labels and influencers are using their street style images without crediting them, highlighting discontent about the "work for free" culture in the multi-billion dollar industry.

2 Oct 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Print could help build the credibility of SA's e-commerce giants
Print could help build the credibility of SA's e-commerce giants

There's a growing opportunity for South African digital businesses to harness the power of print to build their credibility, says Vaughan Patterson...

By Vaughan Patterson 4 Aug 2017

GLOBAL

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

SOUTH AFRICA

Arthur Sadoun, Publicis Groupe's new CEO.
Publicis Groupe shifts spend on award shows, other events to AI initiative

Publicis Groupe's newly appointed CEO, Arthur Sadoun, has forbidden all of its agencies from participating in award shows for the next year, which means it will sit out of the 2018 Cannes Lions Festival...

By Jessica Tennant 21 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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