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  • GLOBAL HEADLINE MAKERS:
    TAHAAB RAIS (DUBAI)

    GLOBAL HEADLINE MAKERS:
    TAHAAB RAIS (DUBAI)

    21 March 2017

    This month's Headline Maker is a strategist, but one with considerable creative flair. Tahaab Rais, regional head of strategic planning (MENA) at FP7/McCann and regional director (MENA), McCann Truth Central, talks about the relationship between maths and imagination and tells us why taxi drivers know best.

  • EPICA ON TOUR: MILAN

    EPICA ON TOUR: MILAN

    28 February 2017

    The second edition of Advertising Takes The Stage, featuring the Epica Awards 2016 Film Winners’ Showcase, took place in Milan on Friday February 24. The event at the Ariosto Spazio cinema was organized by our Italian partner Pubblicità Italia/TVN Media Group.

  • GLOBAL HEADLINE MAKERS:
    PEDRO BEXIGA AND MARCELO LOURENÇO, FUEL (PORTUGAL)

    GLOBAL HEADLINE MAKERS:
    PEDRO BEXIGA AND MARCELO LOURENÇO, FUEL (PORTUGAL)

    21 February 2017

    This month’s Headline Makers are the creative directors of Fuel, Lisbon. Pedro Bexiga and Marcelo Lourenço are applying the rules of the golden age of Portuguese advertising to the digital era – and coming up with ads that connect.

  • CREATIVITY AND CRISIS:
    AN ADFORMATIE/EPICA
    ROUND TABLE

    CREATIVITY AND CRISIS:
    AN ADFORMATIE/EPICA
    ROUND TABLE

    14 February 2017

    What role can advertising play when the world is falling apart? Shortly after Donald Trump’s election – and in the midst of judging for the Epica awards – NILS ADRIAANS of Dutch magazine Adformatie talked to three advertising journalists, an advertising strategist and an advertising thinker to find out. 

  • DESIGN PLUS:
    CLAIRE BRIDGES AND THE ELEMENTS OF CREATIVITY

    DESIGN PLUS:
    CLAIRE BRIDGES AND THE ELEMENTS OF CREATIVITY

    14 February 2017

    Claire Bridges is the author of In Your Creative Element, a book that delivers "a formula for creative success in business". Here Claire shares some of her secrets for unlocking creativity.

  • EPICA ON TOUR: NEW YORK

    EPICA ON TOUR: NEW YORK

    03 February 2017

    Guests from the worlds of advertising and journalism mingled at the Epica Awards New York Showcase on Thursday evening (February 2nd). The event was hosted by Screen Vision Media at the Cinepolis Chelsea in New York City.

  • DESIGN PLUS:
    JONES & BONE

    DESIGN PLUS:
    JONES & BONE

    30 January 2017

    Blending design, branding and social strategy, small but nimble new outfit Jones & Bone is the perfect example of a 21st century agency. Read on to find out why the London-based duo prefer the term "creative boutique".

  • EPICA ON TOUR: LONDON

    EPICA ON TOUR: LONDON

    27 January 2017

    Guests from the worlds of advertising and journalism mingled at the Epica Awards London Showcase on Thursday evening (January 26). The event was hosted by the sound & music production company GCRS at its headquarters in Great Marlborough Street.

  • GLOBAL HEADLINE MAKERS:
    ROSIE BARDALES (UK)

    GLOBAL HEADLINE MAKERS:
    ROSIE BARDALES (UK)

    10 January 2017

    Having travelled the world, Texas-born Rosie Bardales is at home as ECD of a French agency’s London office. Here she talks about the city's magnetic pull and the impact of cosmopolitan surroundings on creativity.