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Homophobia flipped on its head by Dublin taxi driver

This week saw probably the most tongue-in-cheek comment yet on the upcoming Irish referendum debate on gay marriage. The taxi app Hailo (think Uber, only for actual taxis) released a hilarious and bitingly satirical online video in order to not only...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Features

Reviewing Cannes Lions 2019: Who won what and why?

Each year, after the Cannes Lions festival, thenetworkone takes a few days to reflect on the events and look for the key themes and patterns which emerge. Here is our take on Cannes 2019. At its heart, Cannes is an awards festival. A little like the...

Posted by: Julian Boulding
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Advertising

Top Hires of the Week

Leo Burnett Melbourne Leo Burnett Melbourne has announced a new line-up in its creative department with the appointment of four new Creative Directors - deepening the agency's core offering as a creative solutions company. Chris Jovanov, Jess...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Features

Creative Opinions: Sir Martin Sorrell and the end of an era

This week, Sir Martin Sorrell, CEO and Founder of the world's largest advertising agency network, WPP, resigned from his post amidst circling 'personal misconduct' allegations that remain (at the time of writing) unresolved, much to the...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Advertising

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...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Advertising

Top Hires of the Week

Stink Studios Stink Studios has grown its leadership team with the appointment of Kate Sutherland, L.A. Ronayne and Jim Hunt. Sutherland joins as Executive Producer from BBH, where she lead Digital Production. She was part of the successful team...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Trends

All Eyes On You - Visuals That Work

Brand Licensing Europe 2017, a B2B trade exposition for licensing professionals, recently achieved impressive delegate numbers of over seven thousand, five hundred visitors; an increase in four percent in comparison to 2016, and an eleven percent...

Posted by: Phil Michael
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Advertising

Top Hires of the Week

Genuine IPG-owned digital creative agency Genuine has hired Adam Kasper and Mitch Blum away from Havas and DigitasLBi, respectively. Kasper, an 11-year veteran of Havas (and a 22-year industry vet) and the advertising conglomerate’s former...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Advertising

Top Hires of the Week

CHI&Partners CHI&Partners has added three new multi-award-winners to its creative department, bringing in Howard Green and Kate Allsop from Grey London and Alice Burton from Y&R London. At Grey, Allsop was part of the team behind News UK’s...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Advertising

Top 10 Hires of the Week

Double Concentrate Double Concentrate, the Newcastle-based digital creative agency, has scored a hat-trick of new hires after adding industry veteran Gareth Howells to its team as part of an appointment triple. Howells was one of the founders of...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Features

Creative Discussions: Jason Yates & the Protein World Transformation

Jason Yates is many things. He’s a former actor who has appeared on some of the biggest shows in the UK (including Eastenders), a visionary marketing mind and a bloody nice bloke. First and foremost, however, he is the Managing Director of...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Advertising

Top 10 Ads of the Week: Super Bowl Special

David&Goliath - KIA Kia is wasting no time in teasing its Super Bowl ad this year. After releasing two short teaser spots last week, the automaker has now released another teaser spot starring its celebrity spokesperson, Melissa McCarthy. The latest...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Advertising

Top 10 Hires of the Week

Saatchi & Saatchi Magnus Djaba has been appointed by Publicis to take on the newly created Global President role at Saatchi & Saatchi, with current global CEO, Robert Senior, departing to pursue personal plans. Djaba, the UK CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Advertising

Top 10 Hires of the Week

Superdream Steve Price, a well-known name and highly respected personality on the Midlands creative scene for more than 30 years, has been appointed as creative director at Bromsgrove-based marketing and communications agency Superdream. Formerly...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Advertising Week Europe: Live Streaming from ITV Stage

Advertising Week is the premier event for marketing, brand, advertising, and technology professionals. Boasting more that multiple events in 5 days with 200+ events including more than 180 seminars and workshops and endless opportunities to learn,...

Posted by: Advertising Week
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#AWEurope Unveils 2016 Lineup

The fourth edition of Advertising Week Europe is bringing more industry heavy hitters and unique programmes to the stages of the brand new Picturehouse Central venue. The thought leadership agenda and corporate partner roster for the 2016 event has...

Posted by: Advertising Week
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Inspiration

Havas Media put avocados in space for the Superbowl

There's no doubt that the UK advertising industry has always enjoyed an unrivalled reputation for innovation, creativity and flair. Despite much work becoming rather prosaic and generic in recent years, that reputation sustains and remains. However,...

Posted by: Magnus Shaw
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Advertising

Agency of the Week: Ogilvy & Mather

Going into the Red in Asia Ogilvy & Mather has announced the launch of OgilvyRED, a new consulting arm that brings together senior strategic specialists to consult on marketing transformation for brands in the Asia Pacific region. OgilvyRED will be...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Entertainment

Introducing the next generation of movie making

Digital Riot Media, claims to be the leading company ready to produce, market and distribute premium feature-length films directly to millennials worldwide. The digitally-focused platform will work with top social media influencers and internet...

Posted by: Magnus Shaw
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Advertising

Top 10 Hires of the Week

Taylor James Taylor James has announced the addition of Jason Guerrero as Creative Director, Marie De Leon as Head of Production, and Jacques Tege as Senior Technical Director. All will be based in New York and will report to Taylor James New York...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Advertising

Top 10 Hires of the Week

Publicis Canada Duncan Bruce, the current President & Chief Creative Officer at Publicis Canada, has been promoted to President & CEO, effective immediately. His promotion comes as a direct result of the agency's marketing transformation and the...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Advertising

FCB Inferno defines shit hot

What does that even really mean today? To be fully integrated. On the back of winning 10 Cannes Lions, including a grand prix and a glass lion for This Girl Can, FCB Inferno is proving its might with a run of digital wins and hires. So let's take...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Advertising

Account Wins of the Week

VCCPme - PDSA PDSA has awarded VCCPme its direct account following a competitive pitch, which was handled by the AAR. PDSA is the UK’s leading veterinary charity, with 51 pet hospitals and over 380 pet practices working tirelessly to provide...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Design

Boomerang spins a complete global rebrand

The global children's TV channel Boomerang, a subsidiary of Cartoon Network that specialises in classic cartoons (such as Tom & Jerry and The Flintstones) with a more family friendly approach than the alternative, modern cartoons featured on its...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Advertising

Will The New Creative Agency Hub In Argentina Become A Success?

The leading global marketing services company, McCann Worldwide is partnering with Argentine creative Martin Mercado to start the new global creative agency hub in Buenos Aires with its name, Mercado McCann. With the strong talent capability behind...

Posted by: Creativepool
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Inspiration

Back Rub? The brands that changed their names.

On page one of 'The Bumper Book Of Branding' (which doesn't exist), we're told that a successful brand starts with a successful name. Y'know, something memorable, something that resonates with the audience. Crack the name and half the battle is won....

Posted by: Magnus Shaw
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Advice

And the punch line is…

by Ashley Morrison. I love comedy. I love the craft of it. I love how a skilled performer can take you one way, only to throw you in a completely opposite direction - which is the one that gets the bigger laugh. Being a successful stand-up comedian...

Posted by: Creativepool
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Features

The 'write' idea.

by Ashley Morrison. A few weeks ago, I was approached by a prospective client, who asked whether I'd be interested in doing some work for them. Specifically (or not, as it turned out) they needed me to write a brochure. I assumed they wanted a quote...

Posted by: Creativepool
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Inspiration

CP Loves... Genius of the mainstream. Tony Scott remembered.

by Magnus Shaw A little over a day ago, Tony Scott - the renowned film and advertisement director - jumped to his death from a bridge in Los Angeles. The details remain unclear but he may have been diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour. Scott...

Posted by: Creativepool
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Advice

Social Media and Recruitment

Social Media Week took place in London during February. For those who don’t know, Social Media Week is an annual event which is run all over the world. There are live streams to view and hashtags to follow, so you can keep up with the...

Posted by: Creativepool
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Features

The 3 pillars of performance branding

Molecular archaeology is a relatively new discipline which provides those practicing it with a deeper understanding of the past through the scientific analysis of molecules extracted from ancient samples. For instance, recently the presence of...

Posted by: BrandCap

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