Environmetally aware consumers will be delighted to learn that PETCO (PET Recycling Company (Pty) Ltd), the plastics industry’s first joint initiative to self-regulate post consumer PET recycling, has unveiled a billboard campaign designed to encourage consumers to actively participate in PET recovery and recycling.
The UK-based advertising trade magazine Shots has named commercials director Keith Rose of Velocity Films as one of their top 100 most influential people in the history of Shots.
Members of the 54th Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival Direct jury have been announced. South African Stuart Stobbs, Creative Director, Proximity#ttp is one of the jury members for Direct.
Sony Wega TV’s "Kick' directed by Adrian de sa Garces of Velocity Films for Tonic Communications has won Gold at the Dubai Lynx Awards which was held for the first time in March.
Commercials director Greg Gray of Velocity Films has been selected to be on the judging panel of the D&AD Awards.
Film director Jonathan Parkinson of Fresh Eye Film Productions directed the new LG commercial, promoting the latest KE600 mobile phone.
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.