Sir Ray Avery, Dame Rosanne Meo, Dr Michelle Dickinson (aka Nano Girl) and Eat my Lunch co-founder Lisa King are among 11 famous faces who’ve come together in a new brand campaign – out of Shine Auckland – for Spark’s business customer experience platform, Spark Lab, out of Shine Auckland.
A joint project between Y&R Belgrade and the Interreligious Council in Bosnia & Herzegovina has produced a new book that aims to bring Christianity and Islam closer together.
A fall in the number of ad campaigns leading with social has been matched by a steady increase in those leading with TV, according to the latest Warc 100 report.
A local start-up that educates using advice from top businesspeople has attracted a couple of heavyweights to its board, reports the NBR pay site.
Colenso BBDO and DDB were among the Webby Award winners in New York overnight. Colenso’s Internet recognition came in the Advertising & Media/Display & Banner Campaigns category for Amnesty Unblocker, while DDB scored a People’s Voice Award in Advertising & Media Best Use of Mobile Media for Homeless 360.
NZ has come in at 14th on the Pencils table as the D&AD London Festival entered its second day last night. In total, NZ scored 12 Pencils. The winners include The Sweet Shop (four Pencils) Clemenger BBDO (three), and Colenso BBDO, Ogilvy, FCB and DDB (one each).
High St-based indie creative agency Little Giant has signed Erik Hay as Creative Director. He previously held creative leadership roles at Saatchi & Saatchi London, Publicis Melbourne and Clemenger BBDO Wellington before a two-year stint running a 14-strong team at Weta Workshop Wellington.
Grey Lynn-based Phantom Billstickers have tipped the poster frame on its side to create framed landscape-format street posters.
Grey Lynn indie True, with Exposure Films, has shot a new Pams Pasta tvc – starring two cute, precocious Kiwi kiddies and their very smart take on TV’s big cooking shows.
For the next four weeks New Zealanders have the opportunity to stand with their fellow Kiwis to push down the price of their electricity bill in what will be the country’s first ever residential bulk electricity tender, dubbed NZ’s Big Winter Switch.
Award-winning Kiwi songwriter/recording Artist Greg Johnson has launched his new soundtrack production company Tropical Noise, in Santa Monica California – where he has been based since 2002. He continues to foster his long relationship to the music/TVC business in NZ.
Ogilvy and Clemenger are the first NZ agencies on to the scoreboard on Day 1 at D&AD 2017 in London.