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Dubai Lynx 2016: FCB's Susan Credle on 'how to love advertising again'

Dubai Lynx 2016: FCB’s Susan Credle on ‘how to love advertising again’

We are our own worst critics. I believe truth can be created through what we say and what we write. As an industry, we keep writing about the demise of advertising and agencies. If we say it enough, it will become truth. However, when I tell people I am in advertising you know what happens? They start talking about advertising (usually short form film) passionately. […]

Dubai Lynx 2016: Abla Fahita on being famous and fabulous

Dubai Lynx 2016: Abla Fahita on being famous and fabulous

A lot of people ask me: how did you do all of this Abla at such a young age? How much money did you make out of all of the fuss advertising people made about you? How can you be such a genius inspiring the inspirers? How can I be an internet millionaire just like […]

Dubai Lynx 2016: Yousef Tuqan Tuqan on the Arab start-up revolution

Dubai Lynx 2016: Yousef Tuqan Tuqan on the Arab start-up revolution

A new breed of entrepreneurs are creating jobs, opportunities and good news in a region that desperately needs them, writes Yousef Tuqan Tuqan In 2007, a high school student in Amman named Alaa’ Alsallal received a cease-and-desist letter from the most unlikely of people: JK Rowling. Frustrated with the delay in the Harry Potter books being translated into Arabic, Alaa gathered over 50 people on […]

Dubai Lynx: 'content and continuity'

Dubai Lynx: ‘content and continuity’

Will work that is genuinely and naturally engaging await the branded content and entertainment jury, asks Anathea Ruys Content and branded entertainment are ways for brands to offer something of real value to consumers to engage with. But in a world where more content is created every day than can possibly be consumed, brands have […]

Dubai Lynx 2016: Celebrating craft that matters

Dubai Lynx 2016: Celebrating craft that matters

It’s that time again: the Dubai Lynx International Festival of Creativity has returned for its biggest year yet, and unlike a certain Oscar winner, nobody is going to be battling any bears in return for a trophy. Yet with a record-breaking 2,542 entries this year, there’s no denying the competition is going to be fierce. […]

Twitter to launch social media award at Dubai Lynx

Twitter to launch social media award at Dubai Lynx

Social networking platform Twitter has partnered up with Dubai Lynx for the launch of an inaugural celebrating the region’s young talent. The Twitter Live Young Lynx Competition will reward the best real-time campaign by a brand or its agency leveraging the speed of social and digital. The brief will be set by an organisation dedicated to improving […]

Photo Gallery: Dubai Lynx Awards Night 2015

Photo Gallery: Dubai Lynx Awards Night 2015

The curtains came down on the Dubai Lynx International Festival of Creativity 2015 with the awards night on 11 March. Here’s a recap of the gala in pictures, by Kristina Nabieva and Alexander Atack.

Dubai Lynx 2015: Leo Burnett Beirut is Agency of the Year, propels network to top slot

Dubai Lynx 2015: Leo Burnett Beirut is Agency of the Year, propels network to top slot

Republique Beirut claims Independent Agency of the Year title; Starcom MediaVest Group Dubai is Media Agency of the Year.

Dubai Lynx 2015: ‘If everybody loves your work, you’re playing it way too safe’ – David Carson

Dubai Lynx 2015: ‘If everybody loves your work, you’re playing it way too safe’ – David Carson

Draw from your own experience to better the work, said the graphic design legend.

Photo Gallery: Dubai Lynx 2015 Day 3

Photo Gallery: Dubai Lynx 2015 Day 3

Some more images, from day three of the Dubai Lynx Festival of Creativity 2015