TVCs of the Week: 21 January

  • TVC of the Week
  • January 21, 2014
  • Ben Fahy
TVCs of the Week: 21 January

Who's it for: Sky by DDB and the Sweet Shop

Why we like it: It's certainly no Close Calls compilation 2013, but it shows the power—and potential danger—of the broadcaster's long-awaited mobile app and website Sky Go. Plus, it's got a dog in it. And everyone knows the power of dogs in advertising. 

Who's it for: TAB by Sugar & Partners and Robber's Dog

Why we like it: Fishing is often a bit of gamble and, like some kind of modern day Ahab, a hirsute and rather nautical-looking John Leigh shows that gambling is also a little bit like fishing. 

Who's it for: The Great Food Race by MediaWorks' inhouse team and Ryan Heron

Why we like it: Combining racing and food is always entertaining, as footage of hot dog-eating competitions attests. And there's plenty of energy in this well-made promo for the network's new food competitive show. 

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MKTG announces Kimberly Kastelan as general manager

  • Advertising
  • February 15, 2019
  • StopPress Team
MKTG announces Kimberly Kastelan as general manager
Fleur Skinner, Kimberly Kastelan

Kimberly Kastelan is the new general manager MKTG in New Zealand, a promotion from her previous role as the agency's group account director. The appointment follows Fleur Skinner’s resignation.

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