Let’s get this right! In yesterday’s report from the Caples, we missed several awards from Colenso BBDO’s result. So here is the updated version: NZ left the Caples Awards in New York City on Friday with four Golds, eight Silvers, and four Bronzes. Clemenger BBDO Wellington won two Golds; Colenso BBDO a Gold, four Silvers and three Bronzes; O&M also scored a Gold and a Silver, and Republik won two Silvers and a Bronze.
Retail specialist .99’s new Christmas TVC for New World, currently on air, is a charming, well-put together spot – the understated performance from the young woman is priceless. The bearded gent, Noel (geddit?), is pretty good, too.
Colenso BBDO has appointed Ahmad Salim as a Group Business Director: A native of Scotland, Salim cut his teeth at The Leith Agency on international beer brands Grolsch and Sol, and Irn-Bru, a Scottish carbonated soft drink often described as “Scotland’s other national drink” (after Scotch whisky).
Rebel Sport’s new brand TVC was written by Ogilvy & Mather ECD Angus Hennah – one of his last pieces of work for the agency before his resignation (“to seek new challenges in 2015) takes effect.
NZ left the Caples Awards in New York City on Friday with four Golds, four Silvers, and a Bronze. Clemenger BBDO Wellington won two Golds, Colenso BBDO a Gold and a Silver, O&M also scored one Gold and one Silver, and Republik won two Silvers and a Bronze.
DDB and Steinlager have shot a new 30sec TVC to promote Kiwi deep diver William Trubridge’s upcoming attempt to break the world free-diving record in the Bahamas – the dive, due to happen on Wednesday 3 December, will be broadcast live on TV One Breakfast (actual time tba).
PHD Group’s digital division PHDIQ has promoted digital director Mike Harland to the new role of head of online content: The Mt Eden-based agency says the appointment is intended to better meet clients’ changing needs amid the ongoing digital revolution.
Facebook has announced four updates related to privacy and advertising on its site, says chief privacy officer Erin Egan, who is based in Washington DC. These are:
Leading NZ independent trading desk Acquire Online has partnered with European web synchronisation company ClickOn to assist AO’s own move into synchronised cross-platform advertising.
Te Papa taps Rick Ellis: Former TVNZ ceo Rick Ellis has left his post as managing director at Telstra Media Sydney to take up the ceo role at Te Papa Museum Wellington.