Image Centre Group has this week started a review of its publishing business and, as a result of a more streamlined management structure, Martin Bell, Tangible Media’s chief executive, co-founder of HB Media and deputy chair of the MPA board, has resigned.
Browsing: Martin Bell
New Zealand has one of the highest rates of per capita magazine consumption in the world. And, despite plenty of crowing from the online sector about increasing revenue—and more than a few digi-evangelists still predicting the demise of paper—the domestic magazine market continues to grow.
Our Maan in Cannes gets up close – and personal – with Chris Schofield, creative director at DraftFCB and one of just six Kiwis to be chosen for jury duty at the Cannes International Advertising Festival, to find out about his Cannes experience. He was judging the Radio Lions and, interestingly, while DDB NZ managed to take home a gaggle of Lions for its Sky TV Arts Channel campaign, this category was the only one to go ‘Grand Prix-less’.
The Cannes Lions advertising festival, the Big Daddy of the global advertising awards calendar, will be kicking off in just over one week. And StopPress will be bringing you all the action, every single bit of it, almost constantly.
From left: Julian Andrews, Martin Bell, John Baker, Vincent Heeringa
Actually, that headline is only partially true: HB Media, creators of StopPress, NZ Marketing, Idealog and Good, has joined forces with Tangible Media, which publishes a range of magazines including Dish, NZ Retail and NZ Rugby World. And the new, award-winning media beast is set to become New Zealand’s largest independent publishing company.