The results of the judging of the February 2007 entries have been announced. The winners are as follows:
Two new young talents have joined Creative Vision. They are Abena Ayivor who has been taken on as a new director and Mpotseng Mdakane as a producer.
The organisers of the 1st Dubai Lynx, the advertising and communication awards honouring creative excellence across the Middle East and North Africa, has announced that a total of 1679 entries from 15 countries will be competing this year in the categories of Print (864 entries), TV/Cinema (256 entries), Outdoor (247 entries), Radio (85 entries), Interactive (65 entries), Direct (140 entries) and Integrated (22 entries).
The Creative Circle has announced the winners of of The Creative Circle 2006 Ad of the Year results.
Delegates at this year’s Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival to take place from 17 to 23 June in Cannes, France can look forward to a number of high level seminars on key industry topics. Cannes Lions is regarded as one of the premier advertising festivals in the world.
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.