Tim Lefroy, chief executive of the Advertising Association, says the government could do more to simplify schemes available to...
Ad of the day
Ribena "discoveries" by M&C Saatchi Ribena is releasing its first non-animated TV ad since 2007. M C Saatchi created the spot, which features a boy and his sister talking about the lies their parents tell them for their own good...
Save the Children "I'm giving my voice" by Adam & Eve/DDB Stephen Hawking appears in Save the Children s new campaign, which asks for donations for children displaced by the Syrian conflict. Adam Eve/DDB created the TV ad, in which Hawking reads words that Syrian children...
Colorado Department of Transportation "don't take the high road" by Amelie Company Colorado s transport department has released a campaign warning people not to drive while under the influence of marijuana after the sale of the drug was legalised for recreational use. Amelie Company created the ads,...
Funalcoitao by BAR Lisbon The Portuguese funeral company Funalcoitao makes the point that funerals don't have to be drab in a new campaign. BAR Lisbon created the spot, which will air on TV in Portugal after breaking online. It...
Suzuki "S-Cross Dancing On Ice" by ITN Productions and the7stars Suzuki created an ad showing "dancing" cars for the final of ITV s Dancing On Ice . It coincided with the car-maker s "#giveanscross" campaign, which promises to give an SX4 S-Cross away every Monday...
Reemah Sakaan, the director of marketing and media planning at ITV, says championing rising female talent will shift the balance of women in leadership roles in media, in the final of our series of interviews around International Women's Day.
Droga5's co-ECD talks to James Swift about his career, from inspirational beginnings in Brazil to celebrated work in London.
International Women's Day took place last Saturday. Louise Ridley presents highlights from Campaign's interviews on gender in adland.
The veteran publishing director of Condé Nast's most successful magazine is proof that print still has lead in its pencil. By Louise Ridley.
The site's owner, Google, promises to review video views in an attempt to become more transparent. By David Benady.
The reliability that the Argentina and Brazil offices provide is priceless. If we could make that catch on, we would be making huge progress.
Could the new format turn ITV's breakfast slot into an attractive offering for advertisers, David Benady asks.
Pick of the week
Maisie McCabe gets emotional over the new Dulux spot: "In a beautifully shot ad with the feel of a feature film, Bartle Bogle Hegarty promotes the power of a paint job through a sweet love story." It was created by Martha Riley and Richard Glendennin...
Turkey of the week
Ben Hall isn t impressed by Powwownow s ad: "I m not sure how many schoolgirls swap stories about the continence-calling habits of their dads, but the crumbling marriage of the child s parents and the speed at which her dad tries to escape suggest ...
Features & Analysis
At last week's Digital Media Strategies, the rival publishers' CEOs defended their contrary web models. By Arif Durrani.
Confidence. Ability. Drive. All are attributes that can deteriorate during a long career break. But, in a recent interview with the Financial Times, Dame Alison Carnwath, the chairman of Land Securities and the only female chairman in the FTSE 100, c...
Things we like this week include Titan magazine's Star Wars contest, Getty goes free, and the launch of HotHot magazine.
If the rules on the promotion of food and soft drinks are not broken, why are Britain s advertising watchdogs intent on fixing them? Fears about obesity levels are not reflected in the number of complaints about food ads. And even some of the food an...
The 'gold mine' of Google search may prompt agencies to revive their direct response operations. By David Benady.
Kate Magee takes part in Punchdrunk's workshop to see what brands can learn from the company's immersive theatre.
Opinion & blogs
It was no coincidence that the turning point for the British economy came with London 2012.
The incredible size of the industry's heart was evident last week at the charity fundraiser and evening of celebration of the life of Nick Milligan.
I'm writing this in the afternoon of Kathari Deftera - Greek for "clean Monday". Considered one of the most important religious holidays, it starts the 40-day period of fasting leading up to Easter. It's also seen as the beginning of spring. After th...
It has never been easier to found a tech start-up. It's so easy, in fact, that just about everyone you run into around Old Street is either working on their own start-up, working on someone else's, or talking about one. The barriers to entry have dro...
I watched TV for Britain on Christmas day. I spent hours sofa-bound, doing my best to improve my average hours viewed to somewhere near the UK average.
Regular readers will know I'm quite fond of noting and quoting my favourite sources for stories and ideas - to a shameless extent, I'm sure some would say. I've always appreciated it when people signpost interesting things to me. But I'm aware I also...
In a year that offered memorable telly spots like Southern Comfort's corpulent budgie-smuggler-clad hero strolling down the beach to Odetta's Hit Or Miss, DirecTV's hilarious blow-out campaign and Kayak's "brain surgeon", the 2013 Grandy award went t...
What do you think is the peak time for jogging in the UK? Saturday morning, perhaps, when people have more personal time. Maybe Sunday afternoons?
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- Reflections on SXSW Campaign Guest 14-Mar-2014
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- SXSW…it’s more human than drones and wearable tech Campaign Guest 11-Mar-2014
Rockstars, onesies and cooking contests... it was all go in AdLand this week.
The new chairman of the Professional Publishers Association, Haymarket's Kevin Costello, was snapped last night in a picture that looked a little familiar.
Staff at The7Stars can expect to get through plenty of coffee tonight. A dedicated group are staying in their Dean Street office for 24 hours from this morning, to create a "24/7 media agency".
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The winners of this year's IPA and Campaign Women of Tomorrow competition reveal how they started, what they want to achieve - and which career and life moments have already given them reason to feel proud.
In the past year, Razorfish has burst on to the London advertising scene, scooping ten new-business wins and numerous creative awards. In the first of a new Inside series, Campaign went along to find out what has got into this formerly quiet digital ...
Promoting the new Ford EcoSport through Facebook paid off and resulted in the sale of all limited-edition cars
Chris Barraclough and Matt Batten are first in this year's new-look Private Hear to review radio ads from the month just gone.
Leverage real-time opportunities during the games in Brazil.
The retailer put social media at the heart of its festive campaign to both draw in and then re-engage with customers.
Digital changes have transformed the music business, creating exciting opportunities.
Sir John Hegarty, the chair of this year's Campaign Big Awards, has said "tissue" meetings are counterproductive to making creative magic.
Daniel Bonner, the global chief creative officer at Razorfish, believes agencies can learn from the success of British cycling.
Ogilvy Group vice-chairman Rory Sutherland argues that a revolution is needed in marketing to match the past decade's digital strides, in the latest Campaign Talking Inspiration films.
Sir Peter Bazalgette, the chairman of The Arts Council, has said TV has a huge amount to learn from the advertising industry.