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NATIVE VML  is delighted to announce that Jason Xenopoulos, CEO and Chief Creative Officer of NATIVE VML, has been selected as a Jury member for the Cannes Entertainment Lions. Lions Entertainment is a two-day specialist event that takes place on 21-22 June 2017 as part of Cannes Lions. Lions Entertainment focusses on the future of […]Read More

SA Cannes Predictions – here they are

Can you believe it’s that time of year and the SA Cannes Predictions are once again upon us? The Cannes Predictors are always a collection of SA’s creative heavyweights and this year is no exception with Jason Xenopoulos, Peter Khoury, Mariana O’Kelly and Brett Morris making up the panel. They have chosen which they think of SA’s 870 entries into […]Read More

NATIVE VML celebrates 5 years of creating purpose driven work

In 2010, a historic industry landmark event saw the merging of three of South Africa’s leading specialist digital agencies (Brandsh, Cambrient and Stonewall+ Digital Marketing) to form NATIVE, with the bold ambition to become South Africa’s leading digital agency. The newly formed entity had a clear vision to create purpose-driven work that lives in people’s […]Read More

NATIVE VML appointed as lead agency for Absolut Vodka SA

After three years of working with Absolut Vodka SA, NATIVE VML has expanded its role from a niche digital supplier to the brand’s lead agency. “From the beginning NATIVE VML has prided itself on being strategically and creatively led. The agency’s new role on Absolut is testament to this positioning,” says Jason Xenopoulos, CEO and Chief Creative […]Read More

Africa is Absolut – #BeAbsolut

      How do you Transform Today? You stand by your style, your passion, and your beliefs. You hold onto your dreams firmly, and make them happen. Be a creator, innovator and originator. Be Absolut. This is how Absolut Vodka, one of the sponsors of the MTV Africa Music Awards KwaZulu-Natal 2015, believes Africans […]Read More

A voice-navigated website that will make you fall in love

When it comes to electric vehicles, South Africans are more than sceptical. While they have been very successful overseas, South Africans believe them to be expensive, sluggish, and given the energy crisis in our country, impractical. This was something the NATIVE VML team had to be cognisant of when devising the launch campaign for BMW’s […]Read More

NATIVE VML wins silver Pendoring for Nedbank Ke Yona campaign

NATIVE VML has once again received recognition for the Nedbank Ke Yona campaign this time at the Pendoring Advertising Awards. The Nedbank Ke Yona campaign was awarded a Silver in Truly South African – Integrated category at the awards evening held on 24 October, just weeks after it received two Golds and a Bronze award […]Read More

NATIVE VML soars at the Loeries

NATIVE VML’s promise to produce work that has a meaningful impact in people’s lives is bearing fruit, with some of the agency’s most ambitious projects of the past year winning awards at the 2014 Loeries. The agency was honoured with eight Loeries and one Craft Certificate. The winning campaigns are: Nedbank Ke Yona Team Search: […]Read More

The Selfie

Selfies are all the rage… but it is tempting to dismiss them as a passing fad, or worse, yet another example of a narcissistic society obsessed with instant gratification and instantaneous fame. But the Selfie is important because it is not just a portrait of our selves, but a portrait of our times as well. Over the past […]Read More

The AdReview Awards names Bookly ‘Big Idea’ of the year

At the AdReview Awards last night, NATIVE VML’s bookly was named ‘Big Idea’ of the year in the Campaign Awards category.   “We are particularly proud of bookly because it continues to grow from strength to strength, entering new markets and expanding its service offering,” says NATIVE VML CEO, Jason Xenopoulos. “What began as a simple […]Read More