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Creative

FCB Joburg Creates a Zulu-Style Beaded Love Letter to the Toyota Corolla

FCB EMEA, 2 days, 22 hours ago

The South African agency teamed up with the NGO Woza Moya to celebrate a touching tradition of Zulu culture

This Heritage Month, Toyota South Africa and its long-standing agency, FCB Joburg, have created a ‘beaded billboard’ with the help of KwaZulu-Natal... Read more

Hires, Wins & Business

Accenture Interactive Launches Fjord Johannesburg

lbbonline.com, 4 days, 7 hours ago

The company's first design and innovation studio in Africa is part of a strategic move to establish Fjord as the design leader on the continent

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has launched its first design and innovation studio on African soil, Fjord Johannesburg. The move significantl... Read more

Creative

FCB Joburg Distils Essence of ‘Africanacity’ to Relaunch Absa Bank in Africa

FCB EMEA, 1 week, 4 days ago

Greg Rom from Gentlemen Films directed the two central spots for the Barclay's Africa Group rebrand

FCB Joburg, a member of the FCB Africa group of agencies, has created a new word, as well as a 360° campaign embracing traditional and new media, t... Read more

Creative

Toyota Hilux Gets ‘Tougher-er’ in New Campaign from FCB Joburg

FCB EMEA, 1 week, 6 days ago

Spot features a series of scenic locations to showcase the Hilux's technical off-road capabilities

Toyota Hilux, renowned for its legendary toughness and for nearly 50 years the market leader in a hotly-contested segment of the market, goes up ag... Read more

Hires, Wins & Business

Amanda Law Joins Skinny Films as Partner and EP

Skinny Films, 2 weeks, 4 days ago

Amanda plants her roots at the South African production company after 17 years freelancing

Skinny Films has this week announced that Amanda Law is joining the company as Partner and Executive Producer. Having spent 17 years as a free... Read more

Awards and Events

40th Loeries Salute the Year's Best Advertising from Africa and the Middle East

lbbonline.com, 1 month ago

Check out the six Grand Prix winners and more from the brand communication awards hosted in Durban, South Africa last weekend

On the 40th anniversary of the Loeries, the best of brand communication across Africa and the Middle East was awarded over two nights in ... Read more

Opinion and Insight

How Ogilvy South Africa Found Its Creative Groove

LBB Editorial, 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Fresh from a Cannes Grand Prix high, the agency is still putting out more lovingly-created work – and nudging their way up the internal network ranks, finds LBB’s Laura Swinton

There’s some kind of amazing alchemy bubbling up in Ogilvy South Africa. Maybe it’s just serendipitous timing, or maybe it’s something else, but th... Read more

Awards and Events

straight 8 Shootout Comes to South Africa for the First Time

lbbonline.com, 1 month, 2 weeks ago

The global one-Super 8-cartridge, no-editing film challenge brings its ad industry charity shootout from Cannes to South Africa

straight 8 brings its thrilling filmmaking competition, from Cannes Film and Ad Festivals, to South Africa. All kinds of companies from the ad indu... Read more

Radar

Things are Getting Massïf on South Africa’s Production Scene

Massif Media, 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Peter Carr chats to Laura Swinton about the nimble smart new production company that came flying out of the ashes of Velocity and Bouffant

“One of the bigger failures at the bigger production house was that the directors were really just a product. They had no interest in the business.... Read more

Your Shot

Your Shot: How an Iconic Haircut Helped South Africans Find their Inner Mandela

LBB Editorial, 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Ogilvy Johannesburg ECD Mariana O’Kelly tells LBB’s Laura Swinton how a four-year passion project with the Mandela Foundation and Philips strove to embody the great man’s grace and dignity

This July marked what would have been Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday, and among the celebrations and remembrances is a quietly powerful film that ... Read more