Clear your calendar, says CAANZ, for its upcoming First Five Rungs Speaker Series: Window Shopping – a “fantastic” opportunity to come face to face with four New Zealand fashion entrepreneurs at the first Speaker Series for 2015.
Colenso BBDO has collected two Webby Awards in New York – the only NZ agency to convert a finalist spot into Gold.
Hot Mustard and Flying Start have shot a new TVC for Zoetis Animal Health product Eweguard.
The spread of digital video increasingly requires ads to be shot vertically in order to fit various apps – or so many claim (other say just turn your cellphone on its side).
The Receiver for Mediaweb – the company set up in 2011 by Toni Myers & John Clark to take over assets of 3media Group after it failed in 2010 – has referred the case to the Serious Fraud Office.
FCB Auckland creative Matt Williams has been named in the One to Watch section of The One Show in New York.
Fairfax Media taps award-winning Herald ed: Jeremy Rees has been appointed to the newly-established national community titles editor role at Fairfax Media NZ. His appointment is the first of several new senior editorial positions aimed at enhancing local and national journalism across Fairfax Media’s newsrooms nationally.
After an “exhaustive” competitive pitch that began late last year, Auckland International Airport has consolidated its multiple agency partnerships into one – and appointed Whybin\TBWA as its lead advertising and brand partner.
The global infatuation with emojis has now reached the ad agency world, with the launch of Advertising Emojis, an app created by Swedish ad agency Dogwash that contains a collection of 70 iconic advertising images and logos.
Auckland ad personality Glenda Wynyard, former owner of now-defunct Auckland shop The Media Counsel, has been sentenced to eight months’ home detention after being found guilty in the Auckland District Court last week of 11 charges laid by the Serious Fraud Office over about $1.8 million worth of payments and invoices.
MediaWorks Holdings Limited and Australia’s Nine Live have announced the formation of a joint venture to launch a New Zealand-based events company MediaWorks Nine Live – and appointed well-known Auckland entertainment professional Tracy Magan to run it.
Opti taps new MD: ZenithOptimedia has appointed Stuart Rutherford to the role of New Zealand managing director, effective mid-May. He replaces ZO general manager Sophia Quilian who is moves into a senior role at sibling agency Starcom.