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Ubuthakathi: Alcohol and Roads Don’t Mix (Warning: Graphic)

‘Ubuthakathi’ (meaning ‘sorcery’), tells the story of how a night out with a group of friends ends in shocking tragedy. The film is part of December’s #BoozeFreeRoads theme of the Safely Home Calendar, the province’s year-round road safety communication strategy. More than 600 pedestrians are killed on Western Cape roads every year, with most of […]Read More


It was recently announced that Nkanyezi Masango, Creative Director at Y&R SA’s Cape Town office, has been selected as the only South African judge on the Advertising Jury at the Art Director’s Club (ADC) 95th Annual Awards. The Art Director’s Club is a New York-based non-profit membership organisation that celebrates and awards the global creative […]Read More


CCO of Y&R South Africa and Africa, Graham Lang, recently returned from his One Show judging and shared some interesting insights on the ten best things about the experience.  10. It’s very American. I’m a big fan of American advertising. When you flick through a One Show book, you can really taste that American flavour running […]Read More

If your stolen gun was there, so were you: Tony

Frieze Films Tony Baggott directed If Your Stolen Gun Was There, So Were You, Y&R’s new PSA for Gun Free South Africa. The spot calls on all South Africans to hand in their firearms. “With the ongoing Oscar Pistorius trial, the spotlight is once again on the high levels of gun violence in South Africa, where […]Read More

International heavyweights to speak at the Loeries seminar

This year, the Loeries Judging migrates to Cape Town’s iconic City Hall and becomes part of Creative Week CT (15 to 23 September).  The week includes a seminar on Friday 21 September, which promises to inspire its audience with insights from a selection of top global brand leaders – including the Loeries four international jury […]Read More