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Events

Are you in need of the Tapestry Treatment?

Ready for a Halloween Makeover? Enter for a chance to win the Tapestry Treatment and a £75 Selfridges voucher We're offering the opportunity to have your image transformed this Halloween using the magic of post production! No dressing up or props...

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Top Hires of the Week

Havas London Havas London has appointed former 101 London Partner & Head of Strategy, Clare Hutchinson, as its new Executive Strategy Director. In this new role, which she starts in November, she will report directly into Havas’ European Group...

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Account Wins of the Week

18 Feet & Rising - Popchips Popchips, the Californian snack brand, is poised to launch its first global ad campaign after appointing 18 Feet & Rising as its lead creative agency. It is the first time the 10-year-old brand, which markets itself as a...

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Ben Leeves for Jungle

Jungle Studios, the Soho-based full service audio post production facility that brings together award-winning sound design and music for advertising, promo and broadcast, has announced the appointment of Ben Leeves. Ben, who has over 20 years’...

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Events

DWA brings you the October 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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Top Hires of the Week

Mindseye MindsEye have announced the signing of directing duo Mindcastle to the MindsEye roster for commercial representation. Danielle Krieger and Casey Warren are MINDCASTLE. Together they create powerful emotional storytelling. They developed...

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Design

New Talent Alert: Nice Shit and Everyone's favourite

Things have been busy over in Jelly London HQ! We have signed not one but TWO new directors onto our animation roster. Nice Shit - our fresh animation collective from Argentina and Italy. Self-confessed storytellers, character lovers and detail...

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VCCP launches Car Park Poker for Virgin Games

Vlad, history’s most improbable vampire, returns for his latest jaunt with Virgin Games. This time he’s turning everyday situations into fun social games, starting with a car park #CarParkPoker, a live-streamed game that people can engage with...

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Account Wins of the Week

Splendid Unlimited - Royal Holloway Royal Holloway, University of London, has appointed Splendid Unlimited to transform the institution's website experience to communicate its reputation as one of the UK's best universities. Royal Holloway is ranked...

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Careers

To attend or not attend the awards is the question…

As we start to enter the awards season we often find people and businesses are torn as to whether they should enter, attend or do neither. You only have to cast you mind back to early summer when Arthur Sadoun, the new CEO for the Publicis Group...

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Features

Jack of All Trades: Why the classic agency model needs fixing

The traditional agency model used to work. An agency builds a team of trained and dedicated full-time 'creatives.' A client brief lands, a team of in-house talent is assembled, and tasks are assigned. The work is delivered and the time billed - all...

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The Official Food of Everything

Domino’s, the nation’s best-loved pizza is now “The Official Food of Everything” - and we mean everything. Forget Sunday roasts, fancy nights out and basic nights in, treat yourself to a Domino’s instead. Whether...

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Features

Will virtual reality change how we use social media?

Opinion by Sol Rogers, CEO & Founder of REWIND A common criticism of VR is that it is isolating. While VR will always separate you from the real world, it can and will bring people together to communicate, experience, and play in a truly memorable...

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Design

Creativity: it’s what makes us human

What really makes us human? Love? Fear? An ability to turn every conversation into a discussion about the weather? According to Agustin Fuentes, an anthropologist and Professor from the University of Notre Dame, the answer is creativity and...

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Features

Personalisation is the future of marketing

Recently in marketing, there has been a lot of talk about approaches that had fallen out of favour, such as podcasts and direct mailers, making a resurgence. Is it nostalgia that is turning agencies heads backwards? The changing economic and...

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Top Hires of the Week

BETC BETC welcomes Lennie Stern as Head of Creative and Entertainment Strategies. After having worked for Y&R, DDB and Fred&Farid, Lennie joined entertainment agency Dare.Win in 2015 as Associate Managing Director. At Dare.Win, Lennie was in charge...

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Should brands invest in VR advertising?

Successful virtual reality projects from publishers like The New York Times have paved the way for sponsorship opportunities, product placement and interspersed immersive ads. However, according to Anna Bager of the Interactive Advertising Bureau...

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Events

Finland: Finnish Form

2017 marks the 100th birthday of Finnish independence. As the wild child of the five Nordic countries, Finland has always done things their own way - inspired by the rich tradition of Scandinavian design but defined by their unique breed of...

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Trends

I eat therefore I am - branding today's edible experiences

The food and drink landscape today has many different faces. But, one which continues full steam ahead is its wonderous reflection of people’s desire for experience over things. And now more than ever, how we fuel ourselves makes a statement...

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Account Wins of the Week

UM - iZettle UM has won a four-way competitive pitch to become the exclusive UK media agency and lead agency for Europe for financial technology company iZettle. UM will handle all planning and buying for iZettle on an ongoing basis. This is...