Edge and 34° embrace individuality at Afropunk

The thing about being the new kid on the block is that there’s a great amount of pressure to show up and show out. The brands that leave a lasting first impression are those that strike a perfect balance between not trying too hard to fit in and doing enough to get noticed by the…

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Cobus van Zyl appointed as EBD at FCB Africa

Cobus van Zyl, a marketing communications professional with seven years’ experience in South Africa and eight in various sub-Saharan Africa markets has been appointed an Executive Business Director at FCB Africa with responsibility for FCB Connect, the liaison between the group’s affiliate agencies on the continent and clients with a footprint in markets across the…

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Where are my millennials at?

An in-depth look at Millennials in Johannesburg. An analysis of their Social Media behaviour to understand what they are talking about and more importantly where these conversations are taking place. Livia Brown, Cape Town Office Manager Posterscope SA The Media Landscape is ever-changing and now more so than ever we are having to stretch Out-of-Home…

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Media academy spearheads on-the-job training to grow industry talent pool

One of South Africa’s leading digital marketing businesses – Mark1 has launched a first of its kind in-house training programme that provides young creative minds with on-the-job training – a long time industry need introduced to improve the calibre of ad graduates in the country. Launched in February, the Mark1 Media Academy (M1MA) is an…

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Ciclope Africa shortlist finalists announced

After much anticipation, and 10 days of deliberation, the Ciclope Africa shortlist finalists have been announced.   The Executive and Grand jury members, comprising of well-known local and international producers and creatives, had their work cut out for them as the very first African edition of the acclaimed international festival of craft, Ciclope, received over…

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A virgin view of Design Indaba. Is it worth the hype?

By Leigh Tayler. As a virgin Design Indaba attendee, it is almost an impossible task to list only five things I loved about one of the world’s pre-eminent creativity and innovation conferences. So, instead of picking out five things, I will rather share five learnings that I took from the three days of mind-blowing thinkers…

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Mr Cuddles back in new Wimpy TVC

Mr Cuddles, best friend of one of Wimpy’s cutest customers ever – and previously the scapegoat when her dad attempted to shift the blame for eating the cheesegriller off her mom’s plate – is back in a new television commercial for the iconic South African fast service family restaurant. Promoting Wimpy’s exciting and affordable offer…

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10 reasons why you don’t want to miss Ciclope Africa

Ciclope, the leading international festival that recognises and rewards exceptional craft in moving image, will be hosting its first ever African edition ‘Ciclope Africa’ on the 10th of April 2018 at Zeitz MOCAA Museum of Contemporary Art in Cape Town. Just in case you were still on the fence, here are 10 reasons why you…

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