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ADFEST 2019 Welcomes Mark Tutssel as Grand Jury President, 1 week, 4 days ago

Based in Chicago, Tutssel leads Leo Burnett globally as its Executive Chairman & Global Chief Creative Officer

One of the world’s most respected creative thinkers, Mark Tutssel, has been appointed Grand Jury President at ADFEST 2019, which will be ... Read more

Opinion and Insight

Tay Guan Hin Goes Gung-Ho with New Venture

LBB Editorial, 3 weeks, 3 days ago

J. Walter Thompson’s regional ECD for South East Asia talks to Laura Swinton about the importance of passion as he launches TGH Collective and announces new role with AGA

Gearing up for a big presentation all about passion, there was a definite gleam of excitement in Tay Guan Hin’s eyes. Given the theme of his speech... Read more

Opinion and Insight

Keeping the Faith with the God of Creativity

LBB Editorial, 3 weeks, 4 days ago

FCB NY Chief Creative Officer Ari Halper offers up an assessment of what went wrong for the ad industry and why the industry deity – creativity - might just save us after all, writes Laura Swinton

“Advertising is not dead, but I have some bad news… it’s hurting a little bit.” Ari Halper’s diagnosis of the ad industry is that it’s not in ... Read more

Awards and Events

Share a Coke 1,000 Name Celebration Takes Grand Prix of the Year at Ad Stars

LBB Editorial, 4 weeks ago

BBDO Pakistan emerges as Agency of the Year at South Korean ceremony as The Bridal Uniform and Knowledge is Bulletproof rack up Gold trophies

This year the Ad Stars jury sent the message that novelty doesn’t always equal creative brilliance and that enduring ideas that can be continually ... Read more

Opinion and Insight

Is Asian Creativity Hitting Hard Enough?

LBB Editorial, 4 weeks, 1 day ago

Angel Guerrero, Woon Hoh, Toby Talbot and Guan Hin Tay kick off Ad Stars day two with some tough talk, writes Laura Swinton

Humour, the power of ‘no’ and an appetite for a fight – are these the missing ingredients in Asia’s quest to compete with the creative heavyweights... Read more

Awards and Events

AD STARS 2018 Kicks Off in South Korea, 1 month ago

Today's highlights include Focus Media's Cindy Chen, Tracks & Fields' Christian Mix-Linzer and EnergyBBDO's Cinzia Crociani

Today, the 11th AD STARS festival kicks off in Busan, South Korea. Over the next three days from 23rd to 25th August, advertising professionals fro... Read more

Opinion and Insight

'I Don’t Believe Agencies Should Be Chasing Awards'

Saatchi & Saatchi New Zealand, 1 month ago

Saatchi & Saatchi New Zealand CCO and Ad Stars Executive Judge Toby Talbot talks to LBB’s Laura Swinton about awards, Marcel and how Ad Stars is transcending the monoculture

Awards are good for creativity – but agencies shouldn’t be trying to chase them. Toby Talbot has been heading up the judging at Ad Stars 2018 in Bu... Read more

Awards and Events

Ad Stars 2018 Warms Up Ahead of Typhoon Soulik

LBB Editorial, 1 month ago

Judging wraps up in South Korea before the festival kicks off, writes Laura Swinton

News of the approaching Typhoon Soulik did little to dampen the spirits of the Ad Stars 2018 judges as they reached their verdict in Busan, South K... Read more

The Immortal Awards

My Most Immortal Ad: Malcolm Poynton

The Immortal Awards, 1 month ago

Cheil Worldwide’s Global CCO says Apple’s Orwellian 1984 Ad just won’t stop coming back to him…

With less than two weeks to go until the deadline for the inaugural Immortal Awards, our jurors have each selected a classic ad that they believe d... Read more

Awards and Events

AD STARS Reveals 2018 Awards Event Judges, 1 month, 2 weeks ago

The 34 judges are representatives from companies such as BMF, Google, Jung Von Matt, Serviceplan and more

AD STARS will welcome 34 advertising executives from around the world to Busan, Korea, where they will judge the AD STARS 2018 Awards, which will b... Read more