YouTube scales back to invest in YouTube Kids and the Black Voices Fund
YouTube scales back to invest in YouTube Kids and the Black Voices Fund

It's been reported that YouTube will scale back a significant portion of YouTube Originals, which produced original content including scripted series, educational videos, music and celebrity programming...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 19 Jan 2022

Sustainability is at the heart of Nedbank's latest campaign
Sustainability is at the heart of Nedbank's latest campaign

Nedbank has taken its commitment to the environment, which includes having zero exposure to all activities related to fossil fuels by 2045...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 13 Jan 2022

Renaldo Schwarp spearheads new kykNET show, Kassie-kuiers
Renaldo Schwarp spearheads new kykNET show, Kassie-kuiers

Is kykNET part of your lifeblood? Are you curious about the inner workings of your favourite shows, new characters and compelling storylines? Then kykNET's new online feature is what you have been waiting for...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 25 Nov 2021

#Newsmaker: 5FM's Wesley Gabriels bags SuperSport presenting gig
#Newsmaker: 5FM's Wesley Gabriels bags SuperSport presenting gig

5FM sports anchor, Wesley Gabriels is wrapping up 2021 with a bang by bagging a presenting gig on SuperSport's PSL Now...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 25 Nov 2021

Kantar study looks at changing media consumption
Kantar study looks at changing media consumption

Kantar's recent Media MasterChef webinar unpacked Kantar's Media Reactions study, letting us in on the secret ingredients for media success in SA...

Jessica TennantBy Jessica Tennant 22 Nov 2021

Creativity. The truth is not enough
Creativity. The truth is not enough

The Oscars used to be about look how good we are at making movies. Now, it's just look at how good we are. I recently read this line in a story in The New York Times...

Damon StapletonBy Damon Stapleton 18 Nov 2021

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Lessons from TV

Over the years we have learned a lot from TV...

Colin RamparsadhBy Colin Ramparsadh 17 Nov 2021

#OrchidsandOnions: Taking a jab at Covid
#OrchidsandOnions: Taking a jab at Covid

Coronavirus: Savanna, Checkers take clever advantage of pandemic; Risky undertaking pays big dividends in entertaining TV adverts...

Brendan SeeryBy Brendan Seery 19 Oct 2021

#Loeries2021: Kgaugelo Mokgehle, creative writer at TBWA\Hunt Lascaris
#Loeries2021: Kgaugelo Mokgehle, creative writer at TBWA\Hunt Lascaris

We chat with Kgaugelo Mokgehle, creative writer at TBWA\Hunt Lascaris, to find out about her experience as a judge in the Student Award category at Loeries 2021...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 14 Oct 2021

Pay-tv cap won't save the SABC, measurement and innovation will
Pay-tv cap won't save the SABC, measurement and innovation will

The SABC should look beyond revenue regulation for its security. Covid-19 is a global socio-economic issue, they should leave the competition alone...

Oresti PatriciosBy Oresti Patricios, Issued by Ornico 6 Aug 2021

#YouthMatters: Zwelethu Radebe, TVC director at Egg Films
#YouthMatters: Zwelethu Radebe, TVC director at Egg Films

The recent Metropolitan 'My People. My Everything' campaign kicks off with a TV advert that pulls at the heart strings. The TVC was directed by award-winning TV commercials director, Zwelethu Radebe from Egg Films....

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 11 Jun 2021

#YouthMatters: Connor Rogers, senior sales manager at VDX.tv
#YouthMatters: Connor Rogers, senior sales manager at VDX.tv

It can be said that the youth are Africa's best asset and this June we're celebrating youth who are making a difference in various sectors. Meet Connor Rogers, senior sales manager at VDX.tv...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 8 Jun 2021

#Newsmaker: Larry Madowo joins CNN as Nairobi-based correspondent
#Newsmaker: Larry Madowo joins CNN as Nairobi-based correspondent

Larry Madowo has left the BBC to take up a new position with CNN as the network's Nairobi-based correspondent...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 17 May 2021

David Alexander on the state of music publishing in South Africa
David Alexander on the state of music publishing in South Africa

David Alexander, newly appointed chair of Music Publishing Association of South Africa, shares insights on how to revolutionise the business of publishing....

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 9 Apr 2021

#BehindtheMask: Entrepreneur, writer and TV producer Sibulele Siko-Shosha
#BehindtheMask: Entrepreneur, writer and TV producer Sibulele Siko-Shosha

Entrepreneur, writer and TV producer Sibulele Siko-Shosha tells us that what's really behind her mask is Rouge Dior 999 Matte. Figuratively speaking though, a cocktail of optimism and fear...

Jessica TennantBy Jessica Tennant 24 Mar 2021

#BehindtheMask: Chioma Umeala, up-and-coming actress, filmmaker and producer
#BehindtheMask: Chioma Umeala, up-and-coming actress, filmmaker and producer

This week I catch up with Chioma Umeala, known as Ayo on BET Africa's Isono...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 23 Feb 2021

Bay TV rebrands to Mpuma Kapa TV
Bay TV rebrands to Mpuma Kapa TV

Bay TV, Channel 260 on DStv is changing to a new name and launching their new brand of Mpuma Kapa TV...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 9 Feb 2021

Itu Senne shares how Covid-19 has impacted the world of sports marketing
Itu Senne shares how Covid-19 has impacted the world of sports marketing

Itu Senne, the newly appointed head of marketing at SuperSport, shares the importance of sport in South Africa, the shift in digital marketing and how Covid-19 has impacted the world of sports marketing...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 8 Feb 2021

#BehindtheMask: Dan Nicholl - TV presenter, MC, and popular public figure
#BehindtheMask: Dan Nicholl - TV presenter, MC, and popular public figure

I have a chat with Dan Nicholl of The Dan Nicholl Show to find out how the show started, his recipe for success and what's next for him...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 8 Feb 2021

#BizTrends2021: The platform isn't going to matter
#BizTrends2021: The platform isn't going to matter

Nobody saw our current 2020 reality coming and every trend that was predicted for 2020 was pretty much thrown out of the window on 27 March when our country went into lockdown...

Richard LordBy Richard Lord 6 Jan 2021

Katherina Tudball
#Loeries2020: Conceptual thinking is at the heart of everything

On day one of Loeries Creative Week, Katherina Tudball, creative director at Superunion London and this year's Loeries international jury president for design, shared an interesting talk around the theme of visceral creativity...

Jessica TennantBy Jessica Tennant 17 Nov 2020

#Newsmaker: Natalie Roos heads up Positive Dialogue's new influencer marketing division
#Newsmaker: Natalie Roos heads up Positive Dialogue's new influencer marketing division

Positive Dialogue, the PR and communications agency in the Duke Group of companies, recently launched its specialist influencer marketing division, PD Influence...

Jessica TennantBy Jessica Tennant 16 Nov 2020

#Newsmaker: Producer Eddie Chitate launches Africa's newest streaming platform
#Newsmaker: Producer Eddie Chitate launches Africa's newest streaming platform

Eddie Chitate, through his production company, Brainstorm Entertainment, has launched a streaming platform called NoFTV...

Juanita PienaarBy Juanita Pienaar 4 Nov 2020

#OrchidsandOnions: Iconic channelling
#OrchidsandOnions: Iconic channelling

Kudos for Showmax Pro: makes the point elegantly; Onion for grating American accent in RDG Gearboxes ad...

Brendan SeeryBy Brendan Seery 13 Oct 2020

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Post-millennium viewership and instant culture in broadcasting - adapting to the demands of Gen-Z consumers

Roman Magis, principal director: Video, Advertising and Content for Accenture in Africa, explores how post-millennium viewership and instant culture in broadcasting presents a unique opportunity for content creators in South Africa...

Roman MagisBy Roman Magis 16 Sep 2020

#Newsmaker: Rozanne McKenzie on starting a media company and producing her first TV show
#Newsmaker: Rozanne McKenzie on starting a media company and producing her first TV show

Johannesburg-based news anchor, presenter, MC, actress, voiceover artist, wife and mom, Rozanne McKenzie recently started a media company called Rozanne McKenzie Media and is currently producing her first TV show...

Jessica TennantBy Jessica Tennant 11 Sep 2020

#OrchidsandOnions: A human look at Covid
#OrchidsandOnions: A human look at Covid

Thinking about insurance: clever concept of 'rebooting' 2020; Simple aspirations of people who have seen the world turned upside down...

Brendan SeeryBy Brendan Seery 8 Sep 2020

#NedbankIMC2020: Advanced TV, what you need to know to work it [Part 2]
#NedbankIMC2020: Advanced TV, what you need to know to work it [Part 2]

CEO of DStv Media Sales, Fahmeeda Cassim Surtee elaborates on what exactly advanced TV is and how marketers should adapt and be more addressable in their approach...

Juanita PienaarBy Juanita Pienaar 30 Jul 2020

CEO of DStv Media Sales, Fahmeeda Cassim Surtee presenting at the Nedbank IMC Conference.
#NedbankIMC2020: Advanced TV, what you need to know to work it [Part 1]

CEO of DStv Media Sales, Fahmeeda Cassim Surtee's presentation focused on what advanced TV really is, how the TV landscape is changing and what this means for marketers...

Juanita PienaarBy Juanita Pienaar 29 Jul 2020

#BizUnity: How The Insider SA is expressing an appreciation of ubuntu
#BizUnity: How The Insider SA is expressing an appreciation of ubuntu

Patience Stevens, producer of The Insider SA tells us how the show was conceived, how they managed to shoot during lockdown and the importance of it launching during the pandemic...

Juanita PienaarBy Juanita Pienaar 24 Jul 2020

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