Browsing: Young & Shand
Smirnoff and Young & Shand made the most of Kiwi’s love of selfies and snow in a new ‘Pure Potential’ campaign, which saw photos recreated in a cocktail during a Facebook Lifestream.
It’s no secret creatives work hard and like all of us, want to find some fulfilment in their roles. But as time shortens and the workload piles up, that satisfaction is replaced with stress and they want out. Erin McKenzie dives into adland to see what’s going on in agencies and what churn means for the wider industry.
After a successful week at Cannes nabbing a Grand Prix and a Titanium Lion for ‘Brewtroleum’, Colenso BBDO has now won Creative Agency of the Year 2016 at this year’s Caples Awards, with Clemenger BBDO and Young & Shand also coming away with an award each.
A new campaign for NZI by Young & Shand transposes digital crimes into the physical world in a bid to warn business owners of the dangers they face online.
Young & Shand has announced the appointment of Jonathan Sorenson as its new media director. Sorenson joins from OMD, where he worked since February 2015 as an account director, focusing on the Air New Zealand business. PLUS: Sorenson sells Muesli Hub.
The vast majority of Christmas-themed advertising that flooded onto media channels during November and December featured the rotund imagery of Santa Claus smiling and handing out gifts. However, when challenged by philanthropist and scientist Ray Avery to develop a campaign encouraging Kiwis to support the development of his LifePod technology through donations, Young & Shand veered away from Santa Claus and instead used more traditional imagery to get its point across.
With banner blindness and ad-blocking software on the rise, native advertising is growing rapidly. And while there are plenty of thorny issues, Young & Shand co-founder Ben Young thinks that’s a good thing for marketers.