Legendary adman Sir John Hegarty says the Cannes Lions is “losing focus”, because it’s not a true reflection of advertising that builds brands and businesses.
Wildly popular music video director duo Thunderlips (Auckland-based Kiwis Sean Wallace & Jordan Dodson) have joined Thick as Thieves.
M+AD is often asked why we run photos of people – but don’t provide their names.
Colenso BBDO/Proximity is ranked seventh in the 2014 Global Effie Effectiveness Index list of the world’s most effective agencies. The report also ranks Barnes, Catmur & Friends as the leading independent agency in Asia Pacific and #4 indie agency worldwide.
The Radio Network has collaborated with APN to create an ‘Auckland only’ music radio station, Mix98.2, out of the ashes of Radio Sport (which has been sent packing back to its old low-fi AM frequency).
Telecom has revealed more about its upcoming online TV service – including a name (Lightbox), a logo, and how much viewers will pay ($15 per month). But no starting date.
Nielsen NZ has launched an ad industry survey that aims to improve understanding of ‘agency life’ – media consumption, technology ownership, interests).
Advertising photographer Simon Harper (aka The Car Guy) has shot a series of images for Amber La Vintage boutique – to promote himself to agency creatives!
The recent BrandZ global report is packed full of valuable insights for Kiwi brands, especially if they want to compete and grow internationally, writes Colmar Brunton CEO Jacqueline Ireland.
Fairfax taps Herald news chief: Fairfax Media has appointed Cathy O’Sullivan to the role of Auckland editor-in-chief. O’Sullivan is currently the editor of nzherald.co.nz as well as head of news for the New Zealand Herald.