Socialites raids Colenso for new GM: Social media marketing agency Socialites has created a new general manager role, appointing Victoria Graves to the role.
Spikes Asia will open for entry in just over three weeks, on Thursday 14 May. This year’s Festival of Creativity will again be held in Singapore (Wednesday-Friday, September 9-11).
A new Hong Kong-based international wine magazine and website, Le Pan, is set to launch in June – with Kiwi wine writer/judge/educator Emma Jenkins MW signed as one of only six global wine editors.
bcg2 has completed new work for leading New Zealand DSLR brand, Canon. The short online film was shot by director Tim Parsons of Exposure Films and supports a retail activation campaign, aimed at experienced and enthusiast photographers.
Colenso BBDO is the only NZ agency through to the Design finals of The One Show Awards – the last shortlist for this year. Colenso made the cut with its Back To Nature campaign for Fonterra’s Tip Top.
Specsavers – never out of the Top 10 – continues to hold the top spot for the second month running. Debuts this month include Rainger & Rolfe’s Yellow Sheep, Assignment’s Independence Dance. and Clemenger’s quite brilliant Local Legends makes a strong return after a no-show last month.
The 6th annual Pool Collective awards – an Australian comp that rewards an emerging artist with $10,000 towards a photographic project – is expanding its call for entries to work from NZ.
The Marketing Association has issued its entry call for the 2015 TVNZ NZ Marketing Awards. winners.
Spark PHD and Phantom Billstickers have helped DB launch its new Rekorderlig Cider (now with a hint of mint) campaign – via very cool posters that feature planter boxes full of fresh mint.
SparkPHD, NZME and ANZ collaborated to create this month’s winning Ad of the Month newspaper ad for ANZ. “It was a hugely topical ad that used the newspaper medium in a way that only newspapers could,” said the judges in a joint statement.