by Carey Finn. Historically, 1886 has flown under the radar but it’s starting to share its stories in a bid to boost brand awareness.
by Oresti Patricios. 1886 (a FCB Africa company) teams up with director Slim of Egg Films to create a message for the summer campaign of mobile operator Cell C, #ConnectYourWay.
by MarkLives. We pull insights based upon our best read-stories regarding the SA creative industry’s new wave of startup agencies.
by Herman Manson. Both market and agency model are open to challenge and change, says Haydn Townsend, who launched Pangea Ultima in September.
by Tom Fels (@thomasfels) Radical movements in three aspects of our industry are redefining the landscape, setting the scene for the next era in adland in South Africa.
by Oresti Patricios (@orestaki) Two of South Africa’s favourite fast-food chicken outlets, Chicken Licken and Nando’s, have seen new television commercials flying forth from their creative coops. And — happy day — both use humour to market the respective (but competing) brands.
Gareth Lessing has joined MetropolitanRepublic as executive creative director. Lessing — whose awards haul includes Grand Prix and five Gold, three Silver and four Bronze awards at Cannes Lions, along with 76 awards at the Loeries, including three Grands Prix — joins MetropolitanRepublic at a time when the agency is “stamping its authority in the […]
by Justin Gomes. Charl Thom recently wrote a piece on advertising awards that got me thinking about the role the Loerie Awards have played in my career.
AdVantage decided to give 10 ‘younger’ agency shops an opportunity to portray their interpretation of creativity in advertising today, by giving each one a letter from the word ‘creativity’ and asking them to portray it, on a first response basis… Visually. Graphically. Through words. Whatever. Carte blanche…