• The 2014 Loerie Award winners list is here…
    Posted by on Sep 22nd, 2014

    If you’re in advertising, marketing, PR and whatnot then you should be well aware that this past weekend saw the 36th annual Loerie Awards taking place and SA’s creative talent gathered in Cape Town to see who would walk away with bragging rights for 2014.

    More than 200 awards were handed out over the weekend with top Grand Prix honours going to

    • Grid Worldwide Branding (Pty) Ltd for Anti Est “Anti Est #Unlearn”, in Design Mixed-Media Campaign.
    • One Kingdom Creative Studio for Mi-Fone “Oju Africa App”, in Digital & Interactive – Mobile Applications & Sites
    • FCB South Africa (PTY) LTD for Coco-Cola South Africa “A rainbow for the Rainbow Nation”, in Outdoor Media.
    • Ogilvy & Mather Johannesburg for Lucozade “Give me strength”

    loerie awards 2014 winners list

    To see the full winners list click HERE.

    Other notable winners include Keith Rose, director and founding partner of Velocity, who was inducted into the Loeries Hall of Fame. The Adams & Adams Young Creatives Award went to Matthew Pullen and Freda Raubenheimer.

    BizCommunity has a few nice summary tables of what each ad agency won, the student awards and the full awards winners summary HERE.

    Good times.

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 22/09/2014
    Posted by on Sep 22nd, 2014

    Second wave of celebrity nude pics leaked on 4Chan and Reddit. Kate Bosworth, Emily Ratajkowski, Hayden Panetierre, Kim Kardashian, Vanessa Hudgens, Hope Solo, Lake Bell, Rihanna, Amber Heard, Meagan Good and Gabrielle Union are some of the celebrities whose naked pics are alleged to have been leaked [Gawker]

    Alibaba, the e-commerce giant, initial public offering now ranks as the world’s biggest in history at $25 billion [Reuters]

    The City of Tshwane spent R65 million on the cancelled TribeOne music festival..calls for prode into mismangement of funds [Channel24]

    Nigerian preacher TB Joshua on Sunday said he would travel to South Africa in the coming weeks. A guesthouse at Joshua’s Synagogue Church of All Nations in Lagos collapsed on September 12 killing 86 South Africans [iol]

    Three SANParks workers were arrested for alleged rhino poaching at the Kruger National Park  [News24]

    More than 300,000 people  descended on Manhattan for the so-called People’s Climate March [Mashable]

    A week after she was awarded a doctorate from the University of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe’s wife, Grace, has been given another award – she is being named Philanthropist of the Year [EWN]

    18 cars set alight at Tshwane University of Technology [TimesLIVE]

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