NEWS IN BRIEF: 12 August 2010

By David Blight | 12 August 2010

 

Top Ryde City appoints Blunt Agency
SYDNEY: Top Ryde City shopping centre has announced that Blunt Agency will handle creative advertising  and brand positioning duties for the launch of the $800 million development. The campaign will include outdoor, online and print advertising which will run throughout the month, to coincide with the opening of Top Ryde City on 20 August.
C4Live announces hires
SYDNEY: Photon-owned brand experience agency C4Live has announced a raft of new hires to its Sydney offices. Former executive producer at Jack Morton Worldwide, Marc Lacono, has joined as head of production. Additionally, Avril Farrahj has been hired as executive producer, joining recent additions Dan Carter, who is associate creative director, and Charles Turner, who is producer. 
AWARD School celebrates graduation
MELBOURNE: AWARD School, the special course run by the Australasian Writers and Art Directors Association for people who want to become copywriters or art directors in the advertising industry, celebrated the end of studies yesterday at SmartArtz Gallery in South Melbourne. The prize for top AWARD School student was taken out by Tim Harding, with second place going to Jason Deacon and third going to Gary Simm. 

C4Live announces hires
SYDNEY: Photon-owned brand experience agency C4Live has announced a raft of new hires to its Sydney offices. Former executive producer at Jack Morton Worldwide, Marc Lacono, has joined as head of production. Additionally, Avril Farrahj has been hired as executive producer, joining recent additions Dan Carter, who is associate creative director, and Charles Turner, who is producer. 

AWARD School celebrates graduation
MELBOURNE: AWARD School, The Communications Council course for people who want to become copywriters or art directors in the advertising industry, celebrated the end of studies yesterday at SmartArtz Gallery in South Melbourne. The prize for top AWARD School student was taken by Tim Harding, with second place going to Jason Deacon and third going to Gary Simm.

Top Ryde City appoints Blunt Agency
SYDNEY: Top Ryde City shopping centre has announced that Blunt Agency will handle creative advertising and brand positioning duties for the launch of the $800 million development. The campaign will include outdoor, online and print advertising which will run throughout the month, to coincide with the opening of Top Ryde City on 20 August.

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