Mobile video consumption surges with APAC leading the charge

Mobile video consumption surges with APAC leading the charge

Mobile phones and tablets now account for 46 per cent of all viewing globally, according to a report from Telstra-owned premium video specialists Ooyala, up from 34 per cent in 2014. A large part of this is being led by certain APAC markets, according to the report, with five out of 15 APAC countries outperforming […]

Apple pushes new native ad format for Apple News sponsored posts

Apple pushes new native ad format for Apple News sponsored posts

Apple is introducing native ads to Apple News. Bought through iAd, as with all News ads, the new native format will appear alongside regular articles in the content feeds. They’re identical to any other story – displaying an image, title and short excerpt, all in the app’s default font – except for a small ‘sponsored by’ tag. Interestingly, including the advertiser name’s in […]

EA Sports announces the official launch of UFC 2

EA Sports announces the official launch of UFC 2

Electronic Arts Inc. announced the official launch of EA Sports UFC 2, available in retail stores and as a digital download on Xbox One and PlayStation 4. The game features the largest roster ever for an official UFC game, boasting more than 250 athletes, including cover stars, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and former UFC bantamweight champion Ronda […]

Space brings the ‘Greatest Show on Turf’ to Cheltenham

Space brings the ‘Greatest Show on Turf’ to Cheltenham

Creative agency Space is bringing circus thrills to 2016’s Cheltenham festival with a campaign designed to get punters to choose Coral as their bookmaker of choice at the racecourse. ‘The ‘Greatest Show on Turf’ will target festival goers with fun circus style activation that aims to get them to download the Coral app, win free […]

BrandOpus Helps Make Vitalite The Positive Lifestyle Choice

BrandOpus Helps Make Vitalite The Positive Lifestyle Choice

Market leading Dairy free spread Vitalite has partnered with brand design consultancy, BrandOpus, to create a fresh new brand identity and pack design to help engage with new audiences. Vitalite first launched in the UK in 1983 at a time when sunflower spreads were dominating the market. It was perhaps most recognisable for its earworm […]

The Specialist Works hires new Head of Brand Partnerships Lucy Davis

The Specialist Works hires new Head of Brand Partnerships Lucy Davis

Award-winning customer acquisition agency, The Specialist Works, has appointed Lucy Davis to Head of Brand Partnerships. The newly created role will see Davis have direct responsibility for several services, including Goodwill Works (facilitating client partnerships to deliver low cost acquisitions), Personar, the UK’s only personality-type database and email and postal data. Davis will be heading […]

Game of Thrones star James Cosmo imparts more wisdom for latest ads in Bank of Scotland “Decisions Well Made” campaign

Game of Thrones star James Cosmo imparts more wisdom for latest ads in Bank of Scotland “Decisions Well Made” campaign

Bank of Scotland is launching the latest iteration in its “Decisions Well Made” campaign starring Scottish actor, Highlander and Braveheart star, James Cosmo. The new series of 10-second online and TV ads feature Cosmo, who is also famed for his appearance in Game of Thrones, reprising the role of a spirit guide, and offering sage […]

DewGibbons + Partners hires Paul Domenet as Creative Director Communications

DewGibbons + Partners hires Paul Domenet as Creative Director Communications

DewGibbons + Partners, the London-based independent brand design consultancy, has hired former Saatchi & Saatchi Creative Director Paul Domenet to the new role of Creative Director Communications. In a distinct departure from the creative industry’s business as usual, Domenet will be developing communications as an integral part of the agency’s strategic brand design offering. He […]