The Sweet Shop’s Steve Ayson – a Kiwi who was an agency creative before reinventing himself as a film director – has been honoured in the UK for a global Old Spice commercial. His tvc Momsong was named Television Commercial of the Year at the Shots Awards, held at the Bloomsbury Ballroom, London.
Special Group has appointed Teresa Harris as director of strategy. She’s ex Crispin Porter & Bogusky Miami (four years). Before that, she was a planner at Saatchi & Saatchi London (2008-2010) and has also worked in London at Proximity and Tequila.
Launching for summer, New Zealand Post and Māori Television have produced three water safety commercials with an important message – kia maanu, kia ora (stay afloat, stay alive).