Africa Media Summit to take place in November

The International News Media Association's (Inma) Africa Media Summit will take place virtually from 19 to 20 November. The summit will focus on accelerating the business of journalism and featuring case studies from throughout the continent. Speakers at this year's summit will include Vasantha...

2 days ago

Wan-Ifra announces detailed programme for Table Stakes Europe

Wan-Ifra has announced 24 publishers that will take part in its Table Stakes Europe initiative for the coming year. The programme will be led by Table Stakes architect Doug Smith, with a of five coaches - Pepe Cerezo, Valérie Arnould, Alexandra Borchardt, Stéphane Mayoux and Nick Tjaardstra. The...

3 days ago

African Women in Media Award entries close 31 October

Entries for the second annual APO Group African Women in Media Award close on Saturday, 31 October The awards recognise, celebrate and empower African women journalists who support female entrepreneurship in Africa and the winner will be announced at the sixth Africa Women Innovation and...

3 days ago

Content-to-commerce opportunities for publishers in the spotlight in new Inma report

The International News Media Association (Inma) has launched a new report focusing on content-to-commerce for publishers. The report, titled Content-to-Commerce Brings Revenue in Post-Advertising World, focuses on case studies of five diverse news media companies from across the world such as The...

23 Oct 2020

MMOCA invites filmmakers to submit entries

Mobile Moviemakers Film Festival Cape Town (MMOCA) is inviting aspiring filmmakers to submit their short films for its inaugural festival. MMOCA is South Africa's first-ever online mobile phone movie making film festival and it aims to showcase and support emerging filmmakers skilled at creating...

23 Oct 2020

People's Weather Channel to screen conservation short films

People's Weather (DStv Channel 180) will air short films focused around conservation in the 2020 Nature, Environment & Wildlife Filmmakers (NEWF) Congress set to take place virtually from 25 to 30 October. The films are all under 15 minutes long and include filmmakers' personal journeys of...

23 Oct 2020

Brand New Galaxy expands to the Middle East

Brand New Galaxy, an independent platform integrating smart business solutions within marketing and technology, has announced it is opening a new regional office in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Former Saatchi & Saatchi MEA CEO Adil Khan has been appointed as the CEO MEA for Brand New Galaxy,...

23 Oct 2020

Carol Ofori to leave Radio 2000

Carol Ofori has announced that she will be leaving Radio 2000 at the end of October. She is currently the host of the station's daytime show, Queens of Grace with Carol Ofori. Ofori will share what her future looks like for her on her social media accounts in the next few days.

23 Oct 2020

Bic Soleil announces first-ever South African brand ambassadors

Bic Soleil has announced Tumi Matela, Amanda Nchukana and Sherri Andreas, as its first-ever brand ambassadors in South Africa. The trio, named the Bic Soleil Squad, were selected after several rounds of reviewing entries from dynamic and inspiring women from across South Africa. As Bic's brand...

23 Oct 2020

Mediamark announces PriceCheck partnership

Audio and digital solutions sales house Mediamark has announced a partnership deal with PriceCheck ahead of the retail season which is expected to peak in the coming weeks.

21 Oct 2020

LG signs Lewis Hamilton as ambassador of LG Signature

LG Electronics has named Lewis Hamilton a global ambassador for its home solutions brand, LG Signature. Hamilton will initially star in a new campaign to communicate the brand's philosophy. In the new campaign, he will share with audiences his thoughts on how to lead a stylish, sophisticated...

16 Oct 2020

Cannes Lions Awards is accepting entries

The Cannes Lions Awards is now accepting entries. The awards opened earlier than usual this year to allow for more time to prepare. Next June, the Cannes Lions juries will award Lions for both 2020 and 2021. You can find the full rules on eligibility here....

16 Oct 2020

Standard Bank gives Sanef relief fund R500k

Standard Bank has donated R500,000 to the South African National Editors' Forum (Sanef) relief fund for journalists. The bank believes that journalism is critical to the country's democracy and in keeping South Africans informed, hence its contribution to the fund.

16 Oct 2020

Warc, Black Cultural Archives partner to highlight Black British creatives

Warc has partnered with Black Cultural Archives in the UK to create a video series showcasing the contribution, influence and impact Black British marketers and creatives have had on the marketing communications industry. The video series, titled Hidden Figures: A look at Black British marketing...

15 Oct 2020

The Nahana Foundation, Empowervate partner to launch Young Active Citizen Award

Nahana Communications Group's corporate social investment arm, The Nahana Foundation, has partnered with Empowervate to launch the Young Active Citizen Award. Empowervate runs an annual competition encouraging the youth to use a custom project management methodology to solve problems within their...

15 Oct 2020

Ad Stars announce 2020 festival programmme

International advertising festival, Ad Stars, has revealed its free 2020 festival program set to take place from 22 to 23 October. This year's program includes Korea Federation of Advertising Associations chairman, Nack Hoi Kim (South Korea); John Ford, founder and CEO of The One Centre...

15 Oct 2020

The One Club for Creativity, Type Directors Club set to merge

The One Club for Creativity has announced that it has reached an agreement to merge with global typography organisation, the Type Directors Club. The move brings the Type Directors Club under The One Club for Creativity umbrella, providing resources and infrastructure to broaden and grow its...

15 Oct 2020

12 SA premiere screenings to lineup at 2020 European Film Festival

The European Film Festival will be held virtually this year with a lineup of twelve brand new films, all of which are premiere screenings in South Africa. The festival is accessible online across South Africa only. The film screenings are free, except for I am Greta, whose entry fee of R50 serves...

15 Oct 2020

Warc releases brand activism guide to BLM era

Warc has released the Warc Guide to Brand activism in the Black Lives Matter era, compiling insights and learnings from prominent Black voices in the marketing community. Providing guidance for advertisers, agencies and media owners, the report features case studies from brands who have...

13 Oct 2020

SA Rugby announces FNB sponsorship extension

SA Rugby has confirmed that FNB has extended its sponsorship of the Springboks for a further five years. The bank has been the Springboks' partner since 2017 and the new agreement will stretch its association with the team to eight years in total.

13 Oct 2020

Back of the moon wins Best International Narrative Feature Award

Back of the moon has won the Best International Narrative Feature Award at the 16th Montreal International Black Film Festival. Set in Sophiatown in 1958, Back of the moon revolves around Badman, a notorious gangster who, on the eve of his home being demolished by brutal Apartheid police,...

13 Oct 2020

Pamro marks 21st anniversary

This year, the Pan African Media Research Organisation (Pamro) celebrates 21 years. Registrations for its 2020 e-conference themed 'The story of African resilience' are now open. The virtual conference will take place from 27 to 29 October and is set to attract individuals, brands and/or...

13 Oct 2020

Entries are open for Young Ones Student Awards 2021

The One Club for Creativity has announced that the Young Ones Student Awards 2021 is open for entries. The entry deadline is 5 March 2021. To enter, click here....

13 Oct 2020

Siya Kolisi, Freedom Of Movement extend partnership with new five-year deal

Siya Kolisi and lifestyle brand Freedom Of Movement have announced a new five-year partnership, a deal that was negotiated through Roc Nation Sports. The extension of their partnership follows the socially-driven FOMxKolisi product collaboration. The new deal positions Kolisi as a partner,...

13 Oct 2020

SA Homeschooling Magazine, CNA enter collaboration

SA Homeschooling Magazine and CNA have announced that they have started a collaboration with CNA officially endorsing the publication as its homeschooling media partner. An integral part of the collaboration will be the distribution of SA Homeschooling Magazine to CNA's online community...

13 Oct 2020

PRC, BRC collaboration to boost Tams TV household universe

A collaboration between the Broadcast Research Council (BRC) and the Publisher Research Council (PRC) will see BRC use the Publisher Audience Measurement Survey (Pams) as the basis for its TV household universe. The initiative between PRC and BRC will add value to agencies and their clients as...

8 Oct 2020

BBC Global News, Channel 4 enter commercial partnership

BBC Global News and Channel 4 have signed a strategic deal to offer global advertisers access to the UK commercial broadcast marketplace. The partnership opens up the vital UK market for BBC Global News' global clients and offers clients the ability to reach key, young and upmarket audiences in...

8 Oct 2020

Positive Dialogue launches new influencer marketing division

Positive Dialogue has launched its influencer marketing business division, PD Influence. PD Influence offers human connection underpinned by artificial intelligence and machine learning. The new division is headed up by content creator Natalie Roos, who is joined by Crystal Raman as a campaign...

7 Oct 2020

Last night in Rozzie gets signed by Filmtela

Filmtela has signed indie drama Last night in Rozzie. Filmtela is founded by Brenden Hubbard and Marianna Boguslavsky, who first worked together in 2014. The drama stars Neil Brown Jr, Nicky Whelan, and Jeremy Sisto.

28 Sep 2020

New Generation Virtual Awards rescheduled to stream 25 September

Justpalm.tv has announced that the New Generation virtual awards will now stream on 25 September at 7pm due to not being able to stream on 23 September, the original planned date. The ceremony can be watched on New Generation's social media pages, on Justpalm.tv and their associated social media...

25 Sep 2020

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