AWARD School comes to Auckland

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AWARD School, widely seen as the pre-eminent training programme for aspiring copywriters and art directors, returns to Auckland this year, and is now open to prospective students.

Kiwi entries pour in

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New Zealand agencies have submitted 498 entries for the Cannes Lions Festival, just a tiny part of this year’s record total of 37,427 entries from 97 countries across 17 awards categories.

NZ ads make Gunn’s global top 20

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The Gunn Report has selected 20 TV commercials which they believe may win a Cannes Film Lion this year. The list includes two from New Zealand – NZTA Mistakes and NZTA Blazed (both out of Clemenger BBDO Wellington).

Q+A with Nathan Price

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Kiwi director Nathan Price has just shot a TVC for Samsung’s new curved UHD TV – the second time the manufacturer chose NZ and a NZ director for a global shoot (see preceding story). Samsung NZ took the opportunity to do an in-depth interview: