LONDON, Overnight: Colenso BBDO’s work for Spark – produced in collaboration with PHD, Drum and Platform29 – has made the shortlist at the Warc Media Awards 2019 in the Effective Use of Partnerships & Sponsorships category.
NEW YORK, Wednesday: The One Club has named Klim Type Foundry lead-typeface designer/director Kris Sowersby as a judge in next year’s 99th ADC Awards.
AUCKLAND, Today: Ben Partington, ceo at media owner Hypermedia, has launched a new business with Staples VR ceo Aliesha Staples to market NZ’s first media smartphone app aimed at changing the way Kiwis interact with advertisements.
AUCKLAND, Today: M+AD is about to take a month-long Xmas/New Year break. Our last edition for 2019 is just three days away – this Friday 13 December.
AUCKLAND, Today: Syphilis? That’s something from hundreds of years ago, right? “That,” says FCB CCO Tony Clewett, “is the general reaction when you talk to people about New Zealand’s very real, and very 21st-century problem with this archaic sexually transmitted infection.”
AUCKLAND, Tuesday: Off the back of recent account wins, including Oceania Healthcare and Hellers, indie creative agency YoungShand has announced the appointment of Claire Backhouse as its new strategy director.
AUCKLAND, Today: Sky and DDB have released a new Summer Of Sport campaign, as part of the Life Needs More Sport platform, that encourages Kiwis to “let it all hang out this summer”.
AUCKLAND, Today: The most creative and innovative uses of the print medium will be celebrated on Monday 3 February as part of Stuff’s inaugural Paper Planes competition, judged by ad legend Sir John Hegarty.
AUCKLAND, Today: Arnaud Calonne, sales director at media & technology company Verizon Media NZ, has a shot at predicting outcomes for our ad industry in 2020 …
AUCKLAND, Today: Full-service production company Reel Factory has signed two prominent New Zealand directors to its roster – Robin Walters and Sigi Spath.