Topic: Spending My Life Making Men Look Beautiful AKA: Directing Sports Stars, My Way.
Commercials Director, Creative Director and Writer
I’m Meriem Adib. I am a Commercials Director, Creative Director and Writer. I’ve won lots of awards for my work and am a free thinker. As well as leading teams and creating beautiful and relevant work, I am also a single parent and campaigning film-maker. I think that’s quite interesting. I am currently developing a television drama.
Designer: Angela Alvarez
Time: Thursday, 29th October 2020, 10AM (SAST)
Topic: Best Practises 2020
Strategist and industry thought leader Lee Hunt shares his timely and informative round-up of the strategies, tactics, tools and ideas that are reshaping our business.
- How pandemic messaging is changing promo scheduling strategies, and what that means for entertainment brands
- New competitive and cross-channel strategies from linear networks and streaming platforms
- Micro and macro creative breakthroughs
- Z-Axis vs. 360 marketing
Lee Hunt is Founder, Lee Hunt LLC, a New York-based consultancy focusing on brand strategy, content architecture, competitive analysis, and personnel training for entertainment brands. He is also Partner, CMOintelligence, the monthly syndicated service that tracks and analyzes the on-air marketing of 24 GE networks, 8 streaming services, and 7 kids channels and Partner, CMOmarketplace, the online exchange connecting buyers and sellers of creative services.
Time: Monday, 2nd November, 2020, 4PM (SAST)
Topic: World Gold (Warning: contains traces of absolute genius)
Your 60-minute romp through the inspiring, sublime, sometimes bat-shit creative offerings from across the globe. Be wowed, be stirred, be spitting feathers that you didn’t think of that absolute game-changing idea.
Who knows, after this little lot, maybe you will…
Lisa is a Creative Director/Writer who has headed up teams both in the UK and Australia – where she led Promax ANZ’s ‘Creative Team of the Year 2019’ at Foxtel. She has also worked at Discovery Channel, Comedy Channel and Channel 9. She was named Australia’s ‘Creative of the Year’ at the Astra awards, has picked up over 50 Promax awards, Clio awards, Kinsale Sharks and a Cannes Lion. She is currently taking time out to write her first novel. Slowly.
She loves courageous creative – she who dares, wins! She also loves to play the ukulele and drink tea. Never at the same time.
Time: Wednesday, 4th November 2020, 10AM (SAST)