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Three golds for Y&R Dubai as records tumble

Three golds for Y&R Dubai as records tumble

This evening was all about Y&R Dubai as regional records tumbled at the Palais de Festivals in Cannes. During an unprecedented awards ceremony, Y&R won three golds, four silvers and four bronzes in the press and design categories, taking its total awards haul for the festival to 14, with three days still to go. With […]

MENA region off to a slow start at Cannes

MENA region off to a slow start at Cannes

Promo & activation proved to be the most fruitful of the Cannes Lions shortlists released on the first day of the festival. Four nominations were received in the category yesterday, with DDB Dubai’s ‘Conversations’ for Al Manzil School, JWT Cairo’s ‘Fakka’ for Vodafone, JWT Dubai’s ‘Bookends’ for Kinokuniya, and Memac Ogilvy Label’s ‘Mobilising the 12th […]

Two silvers but no golds during Cannes' third awards night

Two silvers but no golds during Cannes’ third awards night

It was a relatively disappointing evening on the Promenade de la Croisette last night, with only two silvers and two bronzes won by regional agencies. Winners in the press, design, radio and cyber categories took centre stage in Cannes, but there were only two Middle East winners in press (a traditionally strong category for the […]

Modest showing in cyber, design and radio shortlists

Modest showing in cyber, design and radio shortlists

The design, cyber and radio shortlists have been released at Cannes, with the region picking up only a handful of nominations across the three categories. In cyber, only TBWA\Raad is shortlisted for its Red Tomato Pizza fridge magnet, whilst in radio Memac Ogilvy Dubai has made the cut twice thanks to its ‘Rescue radio’ spots […]

DDB Dubai strikes gold at New York Festivals

DDB Dubai strikes gold at New York Festivals

DDB Dubai has struck gold at the New York Festivals International Advertising Awards. The agency won in the design category thanks to its ‘Organ donation’ work for the Committee of Organ Donation in Lebanon (pictured above), which also won gold at last year’s Dubai Lynx. DDB also walked away with a bronze for its TV […]

UAE Young Lions embrace ‘indescribably awesome' experience

UAE Young Lions embrace ‘indescribably awesome’ experience

On Monday DDB Dubai duo Josephine Younes and Nayaab Rais walked away from this year’s Young Lions Competition at Cannes with a bronze. It’s been a decade or so since a team from the UAE won anything in the print competition, and, although exhausted, the pair managed to send us this brief note before heading […]

Agencies shortlisted in press, outdoor, radio and media

Agencies shortlisted in press, outdoor, radio and media

Regional agencies got off to a flying start during the second day of the Cannes Lions festival, with shortlisted work in the press, outdoor, radio and media categories. There are a total of 43 pieces of work shortlisted in press, followed by 12 in outdoor and four apiece in media and radio. Y&R Dubai has […]

Volkswagen calls regional creative advertising review

Volkswagen calls regional creative advertising review

Volkswagen has begun a review of its creative advertising account for the GCC and Levant. The review is at the credentials stage, with an unknown number of agencies involved. The incumbent on the account is DDB Dubai. Mona El-Mahdi, brand communications manager at VW, confirmed that the review was taking place. “It’s something we look […]

Henkel – Vernel

Henkel – Vernel

In order to communicate the softening properties of Vernel fabric softener, DDB Dubai has produced a series of amusing print ads that use an exaggerated visual to demonstrate how soft clothes become if you use VerNel. Project Vernel Client Henkel – Vernel fabric softener Creative agency DDB Dubai Executive creative director Shehzad Yunus Creative directors […]

PepsiCo – Tropicana Frutz

PepsiCo – Tropicana Frutz

DDB Dubai has developed its first fully 3D animated film for sparkling drink Tropicana Frutz, a new beverage from PepsiCo. The launch is in the process of rolling out across Saudi Arabia and is supported by a full marketing campaign. Elizabeth Morrison, business director at DDB, said: “This is a key launch for PepsiCo and […]