Philip Ireland and John Davenport founding partners of Ireland/Davenport have each been appointed as judges for two of the world’s major annual advertising awards.
The Association of Independent Commercial Producers (AICP) has issued a Call for Entries for the 2007 AICP Show, one of the most celebrated of the world's advertising awards programmes honouring commercial filmmaking.
Commercials director Lourens van Rensburg has moved over to Velocity Films from partner company Freshwater Films.
Durban advertising agency The Hardy Boys chose Fresh Eye film director Craig Blythe to direct a clever, currently flighting commercial for the South African National Blood Bank.
A new series sponsored by Castle Lite links television’s story-telling power to the consumer-based power of cell phones to create an interactive marketing and entertainment experience that reinforces and demonstrates the message behind a brand.
The organisers of the Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival have announced the jury heads of three categories.
Companies can now submit work for the 54th Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival in all categories - Film, Press, Outdoor, Direct, Media, Cyber, Radio, Promo, Titanium and Integrated Lions.
The organizers of the Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival have introduced a new award for agency networks this year.
This year the organisers of the Loerie Awards have decided that they are not prepared to take a chance on rain making the event a wash-out. Margate, KwaZulu-Natal’s South Coast will again play host to the annual Loerie Awards but this year it will not take place in September but from Friday 27 July to Monday 30 July 2007.
For the first time, full time advertising students will be able to enhance their education by attending the Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival. The organisers of the event have announced that Alfred University in New York is the first to take up the offer.