by MarkLives. Keith Rose was the director behind some of South Africa's most-iconic television advertising, including BMW's "Mouse" and Allan Gray's "Beautiful", to name only two. Here we include examples of his work, accolades and tributes from social media. In a separate piece, we've collected all tributes which we've received via email in one place. To be added, please send your tribute to firstname.lastname@example.org.
#AgencyFocus: Grid Worldwide, putting the G in g-force
by Sabrina Forbes. By definition, a grid is a network of wires by which sources of power are distributed, and Grid Worldwide does just that through its unique, design-led work.
All the Pendoring 2018 finalists
by MarkLives. Winners of these awards celebrating advertising in indigenous South African languages will be announced at this year’s gala event, scheduled for 1 November 2018 in Joburg.
By Invitation Only: Time to embrace change & a shifting creativity business model
by Shukri Toefy & Mikhaila Hunter. A recent announcement by Sir Martin Sorrell acts as an affirmation of a model of a creative, content and production network.
by Johanna McDowell. On Day 1 we met with N=5, Amsterdam Worldwide, Dept, We are Social, and SuperHeroes; on Day 2 it was the turn of MullenLowe, TBWA\NEBOKO, Havas Lemz, The Brave New Now, Reaktor, 72andSunny, and Anomaly; and on Day 3 we saw Ogilvy, Made.For.Digital (which had interesting info on vertical video) and Lemon Scented Tea.
Media Design: Avante Garde, Lubalin 100, Sueddeutsche Zeitung, The Bar
Market Research Wrap: Major shifts ahead for alcohol bev industry
SA TV Ratings: SABC 1 — primetime top 20 for Aug 2018
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