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Account Wins of the Week

72andSunny - Uber Uber has reportedly picked 72andSunny as its global ad agency following a review in the US. The taxi-hailing app has hired the MDC Partners agency to work on global campaigns. It is the brand's first review under newly appointed...

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Cannes Lions announces revamped 2018 Festival

A streamlined 65th edition of the Festival which will run for five days. More than 650 delegate passes given away free as part of new Young Lions initiative. New opportunities to celebrate the work throughout the City of Cannes and beyond. A...

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Top Hires of the Week

Dare.Win Dare.Win group has announced the promotions of copywriter Fabienne Fiorucci (formerly of Y&R and TBWA\Paris) and art director Damien Foui (formerly of Marcel and TBWA\Paris) to Creative Directors. This dynamic duo, known by their nickname...

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Events

DWA brings you the November Creative Calendar, Part II

With each new day, you can guarantee that some very bright people are planning get-togethers designed to have massive impacts for everyone involved. The settings can be musical, artistic, creative, academic or business-focused; these are events you...

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Ads of the Week: Christmas comes early (again) and other stories

Adam&Eve/DDB - John Lewis It's that time of year again. John Lewis has unveiled its hotly anticipated Christmas spot with new star Moz the Monster, who lives under a boy's bed. The ad tells the story of a boy called Joe who is kept awake by the...

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Account Wins of the Week

CHI & Partners - Netflix (Bright) CHI & Partners has picked up the brief to launch Netflix's first blockbuster movie, Bright. The agency won the business following a pitch against undisclosed agencies. Bright is Netflix’s biggest ever movie...

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Advice

The Most Important Soft Skills Freelancers Need to Develop

You’re an expert in your respective field and you’re confident that a stellar freelance career lies ahead of you. I know the feeling because I’ve been there. Freelancing gives you a lot of freedom and hope in the very beginning. While this is...

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Top Hires of the Week

WPP Lindsay Pattison has been named Chief Transformation Officer of WPP with responsibility for getting its agencies to work more closely together for its top 50 clients. Her appointment to the newly-created role comes at a pivotal time for WPP,...

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Canon wants you to give the gift of a story this Christmas

The new year is just around the corner. There’ll be moments you’ve planned, and moments you’ll experience out of the blue. The anticipation of what’s to come is incredibly exciting. It’s a whole new year to fill, so give the gift of a story...

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Events

DWA brings you the November Creative Calendar, Part I

With each new day, you can guarantee that some very bright people are planning get-togethers designed to have massive impacts for everyone involved. The settings can be musical, artistic, creative, academic or business-focused; these are events you...

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Account Wins of the Week

Amsterdam Worldwide - Mitsubishi Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) has selected Amsterdam Worldwide as their lead global brand agency. The Amsterdam-based agency, with additional offices in Berlin and Paris, was engaged last spring in a...

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Entertainment

10 most popular TED talks of all time

“TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks. TED began in 1984 as a conference where Technology, Entertainment and Design converged, and today covers almost all topics”. In this article, we have...

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The Piccadilly Circus Lights and Hunter Artwork

As you may have noticed, the Piccadilly Circus lights have been switched back on after 9 months in darkness, the second longest time without light since the Blitz in World War 2. The lights were turned off in January for renovations which saw the six...

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Top Hires of the Week

UNIT9 Leading multi-screen storyteller and award-winning director Jason Zada is the latest addition to UNIT9’s roster. Leading multi-screen storyteller and award-winning director Jason Zada is the latest addition to UNIT9’s roster. He...

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Take Fucking Risks

We're changing the format for November's event. We've got 3 world class speakers each bringing their view on what it means to Take Fucking Risks. Included in the ticket: A beer on arrival, a short talk from Paul Mellor, 20 minute talk from badass...

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Account Wins of the Week

Cookies & Partners - Greenpeace Cookies & Partners has won the pitch for Greenpeace - the most important independent environmental organisation - to create their Christmas communication campaign to recruit new regular donors. The central message is...

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Advice

Avoiding Creative Burnout

You’ve heard of writer’s block. This is something that happens to most writers at one time or another. They just run out of ideas, and they need to find ways to deal with writer’s block. The same thing happens to designers. Often,...

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Trends

Creative Stranger Things are happening

Next weekend the world will be turned upside down as the 80s return for Halloween in the style of Stranger Things inspired costumes and activations to celebrate the release of Season 2 on October 27th on Netflix. Topshop has teamed up with Netflix...

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