Vizeum SA wins Financial Mail Adfocus Network Media Agency of the Year
Vizeum SA wins Financial Mail Adfocus Network Media Agency of the Year

Vizeum South Africa walked away with the coveted Financial Mail Adfocus Network Media Agency of the Year at the annual event held at The Venue, Melrose Arch, in Johannesburg...

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 2 days ago

Red & Yellow enters its 25th birthday year
Red & Yellow enters its 25th birthday year

1994 was a landmark year for South Africa, with the abolishment of Apartheid. And as transformational, albeit on a much smaller scale, a few ad industry legends decided to address their frustration with the graduates that conventional academia was producing, by starting what was then known as the "School of Logic and Magic"...

Issued by Red & Yellow 2 days ago

Insights from an award-winning business
Insights from an award-winning business

2018 was an eventful year for M&C Saatchi Abel, with the agency winning several awards, amongst which were six Creative Circle Ad of The Month awards, an Apex award, 10 Loeries (including a Grand Prix) and an Epica award...

Issued by M&C Saatchi Abel 2 days ago

Debonairs Pizza loses its head
Debonairs Pizza loses its head

If you were asked to compile a list of engaging digital initiatives from brands that typically live in the traditional media space, chances are you'd add 'Headless Deliveryman' created for Debonairs Pizza by FCB Joburg to celebrate Halloween to that list...

Issued by FCB Africa 12 Dec 2018

Decimal keeps the doughnuts rolling with Krispy Kreme
Decimal keeps the doughnuts rolling with Krispy Kreme

Decimal Agency snagged a sweet win by keeping the doughnuts of Krispy Kreme rolling onto social media and digital platforms by renewing their contract for a further 12 months...

Issued by Decimal Agency 12 Dec 2018

30 graduates complete FCB Africa's 2018 Programme
30 graduates complete FCB Africa's 2018 Programme

A total of 30 graduates have completed FCB Africa's 2018 Graduate Programme, 20 at the agency group's Johannesburg campus and 10 at its Cape Town offices...

Issued by FCB Africa 11 Dec 2018

The SpaceStation's viewability stats exceed market standard by 20%
The SpaceStation's viewability stats exceed market standard by 20%

Recent stats released to The SpaceStation by Google Ad Manager show that their overall ad viewability sits at an impressive 71%, which is much higher than the South African market standard...

Issued by The SpaceStation 11 Dec 2018

Invitation to bid
Invitation to bid

The South African Nursing Council (SANC) invites all potential advertising agency service providers to bid for a below-the-line advertising campaign to overhaul the image of the SANC and nursing in general...

Issued by South African Nursing Council 10 Dec 2018

Sugar Ray who? Did what?
Sugar Ray who? Did what?

No. They have nothing to do with the sweaty pastime involving gloves and mouth guards...

Issued by Sugar Ray Leonard and Partners 10 Dec 2018

Spur's latest commercial on overcoming adversity set to inspire
Spur's latest commercial on overcoming adversity set to inspire

Spur Steak Ranches, Ninety9cents (99c) and 7Films have collaborated to produce a truly South African story of how working as a unit in the face of adversity can make the impossible, possible...

Issued by Ninety9cents 10 Dec 2018

Ads24 Sunday Sundaes: A winning campaign
Ads24 Sunday Sundaes: A winning campaign

Merissa Himraj is the winner of Ads24's "What Type of Sunday Sundae Are You?" competition. Himraj won a break for two people to the Wilderness in the Western Cape...

Issued by Ads24 10 Dec 2018

Vega students clean up at SA's biggest creative award ceremonies of 2018
Vega students clean up at SA's biggest creative award ceremonies of 2018

It's been another proud year for Vega, as the school, its navigators, and students from various fields of study were recognised and awarded at the Loeries, Pendoring, Goldpack, PG Bison 1.618, #YouthTube2018 and PromaxBDA Future Awards...

Issued by Vega School 7 Dec 2018

Unbox the festive season
Unbox the festive season

Festive goodwill is part and parcel of the holiday season and we're wrapping up our year with a hamper of promotional goodies...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 7 Dec 2018

WCG stresses emergency medical staff EMS bravery with two new videos
WCG stresses emergency medical staff EMS bravery with two new videos

The Western Cape Government (WCG) has launched two new videos focusing on the vital role its Emergency Medical Staff (EMS) play on a daily basis...

Issued by FCB Africa 6 Dec 2018

McCann South Africa, 1886 Advertising merge
McCann South Africa, 1886 Advertising merge

McCann South Africa and 1886 Advertising are to merge. The new agency, registered as McCann1886, will begin trading on 1 January 2019...

Issued by FCB Africa 5 Dec 2018

To claim fast internet for all, VOO Telecom turns the infamous buffering wheel into a new medium
To claim fast internet for all, VOO Telecom turns the infamous buffering wheel into a new medium

Data shows that over 50% of people experience "buffer rage" every day. A state of uncontrollable anger induced by the interruption of online content or streaming video due to slow internet speed...

Issued by FCB Africa 4 Dec 2018

Adfocus honours Mariana O'Kelly with Industry Leader award
Adfocus honours Mariana O'Kelly with Industry Leader award

Ogilvy Johannesburg executive creative director Mariana O'Kelly has been recognised for her ongoing contribution to growing the creative industry, winning the special award for Industry Leader of the Year at the Financial Mail Adfocus Awards 2018...

Issued by Ogilvy & Mather 3 Dec 2018

Red & Yellow student wins Financial Mail Adfocus Awards (again!)
Red & Yellow student wins Financial Mail Adfocus Awards (again!)

For the third time in four years, a student from the Red & Yellow Creative School of Business has been crowned Student of the Year at the prestigious Financial Mail Adfocus Awards...

Issued by Red & Yellow 29 Nov 2018

Dentsu Aegis Network SSA scoops FM Adfocus African Impact Award
Dentsu Aegis Network SSA scoops FM Adfocus African Impact Award

Dentsu Aegis Network sub-Saharan Africa walked away with the coveted FM Adfocus African Impact Award, at the annual event held at The Venue, Melrose Arch, Johannesburg...

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 29 Nov 2018

Chris Moerdyk
The future of mass media and advertising

It is usually folly to indulge in any form of crystal ball-gazing when it comes to the future of mass media and their relationships with the advertising world, but I have, for the past few months, been trying to arrive at what I think are some fairly logical conclusions...

By Chris Moerdyk, Issued by Chris Moerdyk 27 Nov 2018

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