The Magazine Publishers Association has today announced the finalists for the industry’s annual awards, which take place in Auckland on Thursday 25 September.
No Hollywood star deaths in the modern era have hit Kiwis this hard. Pages and pages of coverage in this morning’s papers, and on TV and radio all yesterday. Humanity oozed out of every pore of Robin Williams. Here are three of his best recent commercials – many might say they are among the most moving TV ads ever made.
Colenso promotes internally for key senior roles: Scott Coldham, the current Head of Account Management at Colenso BBDO, has been appointed to the newly created role of General Manager at Colenso. Stepping into Coldham’s current role will be Angela (Ange) Watson.
The NZ office of global media agency Vizeum (part of the Dentsu Aegis Network) has been appointed by Red Bull for all media strategy, planning and buying duties across New Zealand following a competitive pitch.
Activation agency ApolloNation Auckland has won two Gold awards and one Silver for the Tui Catch a Million campaign at the APMA (Australasian Promotional Marketing Association) Star Awards, which were held in Sydney last Thursday.
Holden looks back at some of its much loved vehicles with a nod to the future in a new TVC as part of an integrated celebration of the brand that will roll out over the coming months.
Quentin Tarantino, Bob Weinstein, Ben Afflick and J J Abrams have joined other global directors to make long-term commitments to using cinema film supplied by the last chemical film company left standing in the world – Kodak.
Talbot takes over as Dylan Harrison turns to film: DDB Sydney ECD Dylan Harrison is set to depart the agency after over three years in the role to pursue his passion for directing, joining Filmgraphics Entertainment, reports Campaign Brief Australia. Recently appointed DDB Sydney Chief Creative Officer Toby Talbot will take over Harrison’s duties.
Also catching our eye in the latest Herald on Sunday was a remarkably even-handed piece on the Israeli-Gaza conflict, from one of the paper’s best columnists, Paul Thomas.
M+AD has set up a Widget on the home page to take readers direct to all special features published on the site (including the latest TV Top 10, and recent Q+A with Phantom Billstickers’ Dan Collins).