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It’s back! The Financial Mail is the new home of

The Financial Mail is the new home of the Creative Challenge print-advertising contest that gives art directors and copy-writers an opportunity to deliver high impact, tactical print ads for their clients in order to gain free placement in the weekly Financial Mail magazine. The Creative Challenge, which for four years was hosted by The Times, encourages creative agencies to connect […]Read More

Student of the Year: Carina Bonse Wins AdFocus

Fondly nicknamed ‘The Wizard’ for her seemingly magical ability to push her work further than anyone else, final year Red & Yeller Carina Bonse has proven that she really is capable of extraordinary creative magic. On 23 November, the AdFocus Awards crowned her Student of the Year for 2016, becoming the second R&Y Graphic Design & Art Direction student in 3 […]Read More


They are: LARGE ADVERTISING AGENCY FCB Johannesburg Joe Public M&C Saatchi Abel Ogilvy & Mather Cape Town MEDIUM ADVERTISING AGENCY Avatar Havas Worldwide Net#work BBDO Ofyt The Jupiter Drawing Room Cape Town   SMALL ADVERTISING AGENCY FoxP2 Cape Town House of Brave Openco Riverbed   MEDIA AGENCY Alphabet Soup Initiative Media Mediology PHD The MediaShop […]Read More


Ending off what has undoubtedly been a year of spectacular successes for the agency, King James Group was crowned Large Agency of the Year at the Annual AdFocus Awards held in Johannesburg on Wednesday night. Says Alistair King, chief creative officer at King James Group, “This is a very satisfying accolade for us to win, not only […]Read More

Gloo@Ogilvy named Digital Agency of the Year at AdFocus 2015

JOHANNESBURG, November 26, 2015: Celebrating a year of remarkable achievements, Gloo@Ogilvy – Ogilvy & Mather (O&M) South Africa’s full service digital and customer agency – was announced Digital Agency of the Year at the annual Financial Mail AdFocus Awards last night in Rivonia, Johannesburg. The AdFocus Awards, which recognises the best in South African communications, […]Read More

The 2015 Annual AdFocus Awards finalists announced

With seven weeks to go until the winners are announced, the Annual AdFocus Awards finalists have been named. The awards – on November 25 at RoomFive in Rivonia – will attract the who’s who of the advertising and communications industry to celebrate the best of the best. Fourteen awards will be presented: Agency Awards: Overall Agency of the Year (from any agency […]Read More

Hellocomputer Turns 10

Ten years ago, a start-up called Hellocomputer was created. The belief was simple: digital would become an indispensable part of consumer’s lifestyles. Over the subsequent decade, Hellocomputer has been driven by its passion to change the way consumers interact with brands online. It has also consistently defined itself through performance orientated creativity and has racked […]Read More

Ireland/Davenport ‘unskippable’ at Bookmarks Awards 2015

Ireland Davenport have made a huge ‘play’ in the digital space by taking home two silvers and a bronze at the seventh edition of the Bookmarks Awards held last night in Newtown. The IAB Bookmarks Awards honours those individuals, agencies and brands that have achieved excellence in digital creative work and execution. Ireland/Davenport received a […]Read More