On Sunday, 11 March 2018, Nando’s partnered with the Sunday Times to promote #rightmyname, a campaign which aims to correct the exclusion millions of South Africans feel when their names are reflected as errors by spellcheck. Apart from running a full-page ad in the Sunday newspaper, red squiggles underlined names within editorial stories. “I’m looking […]
Nando’s, together with its advertising agency M&C Saatchi Abel, has launched the #rightmyname campaign in its quest to continuing contributing to the broader dialogue of South Africa through highlighting typically South African challenges — such as SA names still being spellchecked as errors. Explains Jake Johnstone, Nando’s Southern Africa advertising and media manager, “We started […]
by Herman Manson. We kick off this week with the Jozi creative leaders most admired by their peers during 2018.
by Herman Manson. The new Absa logo, #AdoftheYear2017, Nando’s, Allan Gray, Chicken Licken, Castle Lite — the list went on and on.
by Veli Ngubane. Tshegofatso Phetlhe — of #rightmyname fame — is an award-winning creative from Soweto.
by MarkLives. SA takes home five awards, Egypt three and Kenya six at 2018 Epica Awards, the ad awards show judged by industry journos worldwide.
Seven South African entries, three Egyptian, two Kenyan and Nigerian, and one Namibian have made the shortlist for this year’s Epica, the advertising awards show judged by industry journalists, out of 4020 entries from 69 countries. The final results will be announced on 16 November 2018. The highest number of entries came from Germany, followed […]
The 2018 AMASA Awards winners were announced last night, Wednesday, 10 October 2018, with sports management consultancy, Playmakers, named the inaugural Agency of the Year and overall Roger Garlick Award winner. The gala event was held at the Hilton Sandton in Johannesburg. “We extend massive congratulations to the team at Playmakers, who impressed the judges […]
The shortlist for the 2018 AMASA Awards, taking place on 10 October 2018, has been released. “This year’s edition has seen a record number of entries, making 2018 the most-competitive iteration yet,” says Wayne Bishop, AMASA chairperson. “We’ve also brought in a new category ‘AMASA Awards Agency of the Year’ which will go to the agency […]
by Herman Manson. Ah, Durbs, the chillest place in South Africa. And, once again, the destination for (mostly) SA advertising creatives looking for some awards-bling and a good time.