AUCKLAND, Thursday: The Comms Council has unveiled the two international judges who’ll manage the big decisions at the Axis Awards – Droga 5 New York group CD Julianna Cobb and Special Group Sydney ECD Julian Schreiber.
AUCKLAND, Today: It’s been a slow news day – so we’re resorting to to our time-honoured practice of repeating a few of the best headlines we’ve read all year …
SYDNEY, Today: WiTH Collective NZ’s ASB Sustainaball has been named global runner-up in this week’s Outdoor category – by Best Ads guest editor Angelo Maia, CD at R/GA New York.
LONDON, Wednesday: PHD NZ, with creative shop Platform 29, have shared a rare Silver – for Spark at the Warc Media Awards – one of only 11 medal winners at the finals show last night.
AUCKLAND, Today: AUT Comms Studies head Rosser Johnson has confirmed M+AD’s earlier story about the resignation of AdSchool’s CD of 18 years, Paul White. “Paul retired in December, and we are currently in the process of identifying his replacement,” he says.
SYDNEY, Today: Leading audience technology platform Eyeota has announced an exclusive partnership with New Zealand digital ad network Scroll Media.
AUCKLAND, Today: BC&F Dentsu has forged a new campaign for Hell Pizza, headed Hell stalks the weak-willed with its Satan’s Slider dessert burger.
AUCKLAND, Today: This charming spot – produced inhouse by The Warehouse with Flying Fish and stills from Ross Brown – shares in the experiences that kids and their parents go through when the new school year arrives.
AUCKLAND, Today: DDB ANZ CCO Paul Catmur has written a first-person piece for the NZ Herald about his recent fishing trip to Whakaari/White Island aboard the first charter boat after December’s deadly eruption. It’s headed Sulphur fumes and kingfish.
AUCKLAND, Tuesday: The Comms Council has appointed independent strategic consultant Simon Lendrum as the convenor for the 2020 Beacon Awards (held in association with oOh!media).