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  • INSIDER LATAM ADDS PROMOTIONAL FIREPOWER

    INSIDER LATAM ADDS PROMOTIONAL FIREPOWER

    14 February 2019

    Insider Latam has become our official representative across the region. The commercial partnership builds on the title’s position as a member of the Epica Awards jury. Read our interview with founder and CEO Matías Stetson. 

  • DESIGN PLUS:
    WHEN A LOGO IS A NO GO

    DESIGN PLUS:
    WHEN A LOGO IS A NO GO

    07 February 2019

    Zara changed its logo and drew disdainful comments on social media. This is not the first time a brand has tampered with its symbol and annoyed consumers. We take a brief look at some controversial revamps.

  • CREATIVE CITIES: BEIRUT

    CREATIVE CITIES: BEIRUT

    06 February 2019

    Our Lebanese jury member and well-known local journalist Tarek Chemaly lets us in on some of his favourite haunts in Beirut.

  • WE ARE HIRING!

    WE ARE HIRING!

    31 January 2019

    The Epica Awards are looking for a new International PR and Events Manager.

  • LINES OF WORK: STRATEGIC PLANNER

    LINES OF WORK: STRATEGIC PLANNER

    31 January 2019

    What exactly is the job description of a strategic planner? What role do they play in the agency team? What are the skills needed to become a strategist? We meet the thinkers.

  • DESIGN PLUS:
    DESIGNING ACTION SEQUENCES

    DESIGN PLUS:
    DESIGNING ACTION SEQUENCES

    23 January 2019

    Director Lawrence Ribeiro, author of the new book Action Realism: The Art of Action, shares his pick of great movies that everyone in adland should watch again.

  • SHOWCASE 2019: PARIS

    SHOWCASE 2019: PARIS

    23 January 2019

    The headquarters of Oath (Verizon Media) in Paris was the setting for the first Epica Awards Showcase of 2019. The event got into a high gear early on when Mark Tungate, the editorial director, welcomed a legend of French advertising to the stage.

  • CHRISTIAN W. LARSEN:
    A HUGE LOSS FOR EPICA AND JOURNALISM

    CHRISTIAN W. LARSEN:
    A HUGE LOSS FOR EPICA AND JOURNALISM

    21 January 2019

    We were saddened last week to learn of the death of our jury member Christian W. Larsen, long time editor-in-chief of Markedsføring magazine in Denmark. Here we pay homage to an Epica stalwart and an esteemed journalist.

  • GLOBAL HEADLINE MAKERS: JORIS KUIJPERS (NETHERLANDS)

    GLOBAL HEADLINE MAKERS: JORIS KUIJPERS (NETHERLANDS)

    08 January 2019

    Officially launched on January 1, Netherlands agency DDB Unlimited may be a fusion of existing entities, but its founders say it was built from scratch to be different. We spoke to ECD Joris Kuijpers about what that means.