5 Lessons from ad Festivals Around the World

Creativity and innovation, it’s a love story as old as humanity itself. We tend to talk about this topic a lot in ad land but I think we often get going without first stopping to define the difference between the… Continue Reading

The best work from Cannes Lions 2015

Spending 10 days in Cannes at the Lions Advertising festival was incredible, but one thing I didn’t see enough of till I got home was all the work. I have made up a presentation with what I believe are the… Continue Reading

Saatchi & Saatchi create a film showcase that shares peoples moods via biometric wristbands

At this years Cannes Saatchi & Saatchi’s New Directors Showcase the audience of 2,300 people were given biometric, sensory wristbands. The bands captured their emotional response to the films as they watched the Showcase and glowed different colours to match… Continue Reading

All the Cannes Lions Grand Prix work from 2014

It’s always great to see the best work from Cannes Lion, below is all the Grand Prix winning work for every category. A couple of categories failed to produce a Grand Prix so for those I have taken the most… Continue Reading

SA Cannes Lions Final Day Winners–Film, Film Craft

So another years Cannes Lions festival of Creativity comes to close, and on the last awards night SA won again. All in all a great year for South African agencies with Ogilvy Johannesburg, Ogilvy Cape Town, TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris, Y&R South Africa,… Continue Reading

SA Cannes Lions Winners Day 4 – Design, Press, and Radio

So on a night that saw Chile eliminate Spain in Brazil (no doubt spurred on by their countries World Cup supporters ad), in the South of France we saw Ogilvy Joburg light up the palais with 1 Grand Prix, 1… Continue Reading

2014 SA Cannes Lions Winners and Shortlists day 2

Yesterday night saw 6 more Lions for SA, bringing the countries tally so far to 6 Bronze, 2 Silver, and 1 Gold Cannes Lion, with FCB SA and their Coke Rainbow campaign topping the tables.Tuesday saw 36 more SA shortlists,… Continue Reading

2014 SA Cannes Lions Winners and Shortlists day 1

So out of the 12 shortlists from Sunday on Monday night 3 of the South African entries picked up Bronze Lions.Monday also saw the shortlists being released for Media, Outdoor, Mobile, and Press Lions. SA managed to get 15 more… Continue Reading

SA Shortlists Cannes Day 1 – Promo & Activation / Direct / PR

So it’s time for Cannes again, this year there are 37,427 entries from 97 countries.To kick off on Sunday we found out the shortlists for Promo & Activation, Direct, PR, Innovation, and Creative Effectiveness. Although South Africa missed out on… Continue Reading

C.S Hammam-Lif: Mobilizing The 12th Man

Great mobile work by Memac Ogilvy Tunis for Tunisian football team C.S Hammam-Lif who needed support for their last crucial game of the season. For security reasons, the Tunisian Government decided that all Professional Football League games would be played… Continue Reading