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Ad of the Week: Call me chicken but it’s a tie

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.

MetropolitanRepublic appoints new ECD

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 […]

CREATIVITY interpreted by 10 ‘younger’ shops

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…