Leo Burnett Dubai’s work for UAE telco du has won a D&AD yellow Pencil in film direction. Director Ali Ali discusses the win There is something about that yellow Pencil. Cannes has its Lion, The Clios have their Greek goddess statuette, the New York Festivals have their brilliant towering statue, the ADC has Cubes, and […]
Anyone with a camera can now create films and videos, whilst the production industry is being squeezed by clients and agencies alike. Where now for those who make a living out of creating commercials, asks a freelance director I write this article half an hour after receiving (yet another) email from (yet another) production house […]
Brands can do more than slap logos on screens, contends AMS Choueiri Group’s Sara Abu Zahra – armed with insights, ideas and stories that connect.
Both parties must state the values they commit to in the future relationship, says TBWA\Raad’s Jennifer Fischer.
Today advertising needs to rate on either entertainment or usefulness, says the author.
The Memac Ogilvy & Mather CSO argues that safe approaches to advertising are putting off audiences.
How ‘The Landlord’s Game’ became ‘Monopoly’. Henry George was an enlightened economist. Martin Luther King, Albert Einstein, Franklin D. Roosevelt, George Bernard Shaw, and Leo Tolstoy have quoted him. He proposed a third way, between capitalism and communism. His main principle was that a man should profit from his labour, but not profit from what […]
The author says that the invisible announcer is, for the duration of the message, a spokesperson for the brand. Layzangenmenwehavearrivindubailocaltimesevenclokntempeshurethirtysevdegrees is a sentence any seasoned flyer will recognise instantly. Yes, it is the blurb cabin attendants churn out when your plane lands, and which is often repeated in a similar fashion in a couple of […]
The CCO of Ogilvy North America combs Sunday’s field of Super Bowl ads, dodging ham-fisted lectures and seeking brand relevance.
There are only a handful of clients both willing and able to make brave advertising; but agencies don’t want to say it, writes Memac Ogilvy & Mather Dubai’s CSO.