What do you get when you put the North East's finest creative minds in one place, for one night only?
BANG! BANG! No.3.
Our BANG! BANG! events are designed around creative problem solving, under a really tight deadline. Creatives are split into teams, given a problematic brief and then the clock starts. You have less than an hour to come up with a solution to the brief using any technology, advertising, world-shakingly awesome concepts and then you get to pitch your idea to the rest of the room.
Things you'll want to know.
• There will be booze.
• There will be fun.
• There will be a chance to work with brilliant people.
For students/juniors/creative minds - you'll get to speak and work with some of the regions leading Creative Directors, after they've had a beer you can start mentioning that you're looking for a job.
For agencies - you'll get to work alongside some really cool students and mention you have a placement and/or job that they might be interested in.
For anyone that likes to network, have creative fun or drink beer for £4 - just bring ideas and make new friends.
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Last week, we partnered up with the One Minute Briefs for an epic brief encounter to “Advertise the creative industry in the North". We had awesome responses from the wonderful OMBLES and our three winners were *drumroll please!*... @JohnSoonaye @_paulturner_ @John_Protheroe
This Thursday (25th January) One Minute Briefs and the Young Creative Council are coming together for the first time in an epic “Brief Encounter”. The YCC are now spreading their little wings north. Having started in London and branched out to the bright lights of New York, Berlin, Amsterdam – we’re now alllll the way up north in sunny Newcastle – to reach more creatives, more agencies and ultimately help more canny (lovely) people do good stuff.
A week ago we exhibited our Safe Passage brief at the amazing cause2create #createchage festival. It was an amazing day of talks, performances, exhibits and of course beers for those who stuck around for the wrap party.
Out of the 4 finalists exhibiting, we could only have one winner. The YCC and Safe Passage came to a decision... the winners are… EMILE & ANNE! They’re a creative team from Denmark and this was their response to the brief was Displaced Teens
They’ve bagged themselves 2 week paid creative placement at Wunderman London as well as tickets to D&AD festival in April 2018! They’ll also be receiving D&AD annuals and YCC goodies! AND not only that but they’ll be working with Safe Passage directly to see if they can make their idea live - exciting times!
Safe Passage also loved the idea +One and they’ll also be working with Claudia so see if they can bring this idea to life too!
The other finalist we're Alexandria with Mums Know Stress and Joaquin with Sleeping Child who’ll be receiving 3 CD book crits & D&AD annuals and YCC goods.
So that’s a roundup of the competition, keep your eyes peeled for more opportunities, you never know where an entry will get you!
We’re not going to reveal any more about the finalist ideas until Saturday 17th November where you can see the ideas for yourself at the festival in the Impact and Action Gallery. Check out the full line up and get your tickets here
CAUSE2CREATE Festival is back for its second year on Saturday 18th November... and your ideas could be part of the lineup!
Through our incredible competition in partnership with C2C, your ideas could be featured in the IMPACT AND ACTION gallery amongst other powerful exhibitors and speakers. And if you haven't already, there's still time to crack on with the brief download it here:
Students, grads, interns, creative beings… it’s competition time and boy do we have a good one.
In partnership with the Cause2Creative festival this year we’ve got a live brief and could not only have a real impact on those in need but your career.
The brief is for the charity Safe Passage who help unaccompanied child refugees find safety in the UK. Your creative brains will be helping them get donations this winter. But I’ll let the brief talk for it’s self, download here
Top three entries will be showcased in the Impact and Action Gallery at Cause2Creative’s festival #CreateChange 18th November 2017. Presented on A2 boards for industry eyes to see. We’ll also share your work and portfolios on the YCC feeds.
Winner: Paid creative placement at a top agency & ticket to D&AD Festival April 2018.
Runners-up: Book Crit with THREE Creative Directors & YCC goody bag.
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.
The brief has been finalised, the judges are ready and raring and the awards ceremony is set for 5th December 2017. Now all we need is you! We’re on the hunt for young, aspiring creatives who are passionate to showcase their talents to the industry.