by Jake Bester (@BI9PUN) As a result of a poorer showing by South Africa internationally this year — in volume only, I must add — those who have won abroad might be feeling pretty confident coming into the 2014 Loeries, as there is less big work to compete against. My experience says: “Don’t.”
by Uno de Waal (@Unodewaal) For today’s Design Annotator, we’ve rounded up: Young Creative South Africa 2014; artists Francois Knoetze and Jenna Burchell; Field Notes from Cannes Lions + winning SA work; The Sleepers’ “Mine” music video; Star Crossed Tattoo & Piercing; M&C Saatchi Abel’s Fossil Biscuits; and five cultural institutions making things happen.
The Creative Circle has just released the Cannes 2011 Results table.
Cannes report back: Collaboration key to creativity
By Anton Crone, Executive Creative Director, Saatchi & Saatchi Cape Town
Cannes. La Croisette. Locked onto the scent of red carpet we are heading for La Palais du Festival; the Med to our left, the Majestic hotel to our right and leashed chihuahua’s everywhere in between. Like a snail underfoot, except crunchy on the inside, you have to keep your eyes peeled for these guide dogs of the gliteratti, but if they are not trotting along the pavement with their madame in tow, they are taking a well deserved Louise Vuitton bag break, nesting among mascara sticks and bejeweled cell phones.
Following detailed consultation and discussion with industry leaders, the Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival wishes to make clear its policy on entries into its Festivals which breach the rules.