October 18, 2017

Creative Politics

We kicked off this month with a super-exciting event. Teamed up with Edelman, we invited speakers from the world of advertising, design and political strategy to give us an inspiring insight into the world of politics and how to persuade a fickle nation. For those that couldn’t make it (and even those that did), here are the highlights of the evening.
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October 6, 2017

Creative Social, AI & The Future Of Creativity.

We sent Lara Baxter & Edie Gill-Holder to this weeks Creative Social, get her low down on all things AI here:

Creative Social’s Production Social event, AI & The Future of Creativity, hosted in the very shiny and very spacious Twitter buildings, featured six diverse talks that, albeit concerning completely different uses of AI, seemed to thematically be about ridding us of the ideas that (a) the future success of AI will mean we’re all out of a job and (b) that computers don’t have the potential to be creative.

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October 5, 2017

DMA: Big Book Crit (Autumn ’17)

Looking for feedback on your work from leading creatives in agencies up and down the country? Well, you're in luck. the DMA Big Book Crit is back for it's Autumn edition in four location nationwide.

It's free to attend and you can be a student or a grad – so long as you have an ad portfolio.

This year they're at:

PSONA in London on Tuesday 17 October 6-9pm
BOOK LONDON

Norwich University of Arts in Norwich on 19 October 5-9pm
BOOK NORWICH

Whitespace on Wednesday 1 November 6-9pm
BOOK EDINBURGH

Indicia on Wednesday 15 November 6-9pm
BOOK BRISTOL

And if you want feedback on their DMA Breakthrough Award brief, there's an opportunity to do that too.

September 15, 2017

Live Brief: Eat your greens

Legendary advertising creative and Bartle Bogle Hegarty co-founder Sir John Hegarty today launched a competition with food think tank The Food Foundation aimed at persuading children across the UK to eat more veg.

Creative agencies, advertising and design students are invited to submit creative poster ideas which could be turned into a range of marketing materials aimed at getting children to eat their greens.

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September 12, 2017

Creative Social – AI & The Next Generation of Creativity

It's that time of the year again, summers over (sorry, but was it ever really here) and the shiny events of autumn can start filling up your calendar again.

The lovely bunch over a Creative Social have a goodie coming up to get in your diaries. And as they're so lovely they've given us 2 tickets to pass onto you guys. All we (YCC) ask is for a write-up and some twitter / insta action of course.

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September 12, 2017

Safe Passage – Creative brief

The refugee crisis is the defining humanitarian crisis of our time. But with thousands of people attempting to cross continents to safety, hundreds of minors are lost, abused and neglected in the chaos.

Cause2Create, along with AnalogFolk are trying to right this wrong by working with Safe Passage – and they need your help.

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August 25, 2017

I Think We Should Split – A Guide To An Amicable Creative Break-Up

Without throwing every cliche in the book at it, creative break-ups can be just as devastatingly-heartbreakingly-awful as the kind you might quietly utter, "it's not you, it's me," or, "I really want to try and be on my own for a while."

We spend most of our lives at work and those we chose to develop close relationships to do indeed matter. But what happens when it really isn't working out and it's time to end your partnership? Here's the low-down on the amicable break-up.

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