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Top Hires of the Week

Great Guns Great Guns has welcomed directing team Kronck to its roster, where they will be represented throughout the US. Jessica Benzing and Maximilian Gerlach, the German duo behind Kronck, began their careers while both studying production and...

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Account Wins of the Week

BBD Perfect Storm - Etihad Airways Etihad Airways has appointed BBD Perfect Storm to its agency roster following a competitive strategic and creative pitch. BBD Perfect Storm competed for the business against a number of unnamed network agencies in...

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Inspiration

Creative Crowdsourcing from Creative Communities

Creativepool's Creative Solutions Director, Heather Deacon, led a session at Advertising Week Europe last month to discuss the what, why, how, and when of sourcing creative from professional communities via crowdsourcing platforms and open ideation...

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Event Round Up: Get to know UGC with Jukin Media

On 5th April, 40 creatives, marketers and producers joined us at Jukin's London HQ for a lunch session to uncover the what, how, when and where of organic user-generated video and why brands and agencies should be using this inimitable creative...

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gyro gyro APAC has announced the promotion of two leaders to important new roles: Paul Hutt is now Chief Growth Officer, gyro APAC and Laura Bell is Client Services Director, gyro APAC. As Dentsu Aegis Network continues to invest in the growth of...

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Account Wins of the Week

isobel - The White House It was announced on April 1 this year that The White House has hired independent creative agency, isobel, to “make Trump more popular amongst Brits” prior to his forthcoming visit later in the year. The campaign...

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Events

Take Fucking Risks: meets Cindy Gallop and Ellie Flynn

We're back with another Take Fucking Risks and we've got 2 badass speakers lined up for you. Cindy Gallop has been an idol of ours for years. Cindy started up ad agency Bartle Bogle Hegarty New York in 1998 and in 2003 was named Advertising Woman of...

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Features

Is art advertising?

Probably the most successful art director of all-time is Rene Magritte. He has had more of a hand in more award-winning ideas than even Neil Godfrey. And Godfrey was named by D&AD as the most awarded art director in their 50-year...

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Top Hires of the Week

VML VML has rebranded its channel activation team to connections to reflect the department’s role as experts in connecting brands to consumers in a contemporary and relevant way. VML’s retail team will become a connections channel,...

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Events

DWA brings you the April Creative Calendar

In this topsy-turvy world, deciding when and where to invest one’s time and energy is of critical importance. Especially for creatives and other entrepreneurs where the need to be strategic and innovative is constant, conferences, festivals and...

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Account Wins of the Week

The&Partnership - Secret Cinema The&Partnership London has been appointed as the full-service agency for Secret Cinema, who pioneered a new entertainment genre by mixing theatre and film to turn cinematic classics into immersive experiences. The...

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Events

Get to know UGC: Join us for lunch!

Jukin Media and Creativepool invite you to an informal lunch to get to know UGC and how to create a winning submission for the "Get Real" with Jukin Media competition live on studiocrowd now! If you're already working with UGC, or thinking about how...

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Careers

What Makes A Good Intern?

Advertising internships can be intimidating. But they don't have to be. Today, we sit down with some amazingly talented colleagues of mine who turned their internships into jobs. They have some great advice that will hopefully ease your mind as you...

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Top Hires of the Week

Droga5 London Droga5 London has named Ashley Shack as Director of Talent - a new role at the agency. Shack, who is American, arrives from Wieden+Kennedy London, where she was the Creative and Design Recruiter. She joins the management team at Droga5...

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Social Media

New Instagram Updates & What They Mean For You

Yesterday Instagram announced a new feature, allowing users to add hashtags and profile links to their bio. The update comes a few months after Instagram enabled you to follow hashtags for further ease in exploring the topics you like and discovering...

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Account Wins of the Week

Media Agency Group - Crystal Maze Live Media Agency Group (MAG) has been appointed to deliver a 12-month multimedia plan to build and drive ticket sales for the Manchester and London Crystal Maze Live Experience, after a competitive pitch. MAG...

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Finance Sector New Business Wins

Taking the lead in providing production services for the financial services industry With three fantastic new business wins adding to our already strong roster of finance sector clients such as JP Morgan Asset Management, M&G Investments, Investec,...

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Features

A basic guide to fair licensing

We are surrounded by UGC. People continuously share millions of images, videos, and art, with most of us not giving a second thought to who might take and re-use our visuals without permission. For people within creative industries, unauthorised use...

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Top Hires of the Week

Sibling Rivalry Award-winning production company Sibling Rivalry has bolstered its directorial roster by signing on renowned commercial, documentary and short narrative filmmaker, Sandra Winther. With a style that melds documentary and narrative...