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AGDC opens in Melbourne today

Spike_the_space_cowboy is our man in Oz this week - reporting from Melbourne: The first day of AGDC opened with keynotes from John Brumby - the Victorian Tresurer. John spent 1 hour telling the assembled AGDC delegates that Melbourne is committed to be the "Hollywood" for game developers in Australia. The official name for this plan was called "Game Plan: The Next Level". This speech ended with the official opening of AGDC 2001.

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Win books from Gill and Vaske.

The Gill book "Unspecial Effects for Graphic Designers I've been speaking about here earlier and Herman Vaske's "Standing on the shoulders of giants" are up for grabs- want one? Well, as so happens, visibilty sent me some review copies. As usual in any Adland competition, you can live on the moon and still be able to win. As usual part two - you'll have to be a member of adland (with a valid email address, puhlease!) to be able to win. All people feeling remotely creative today can join in.... Read more for the contest.

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Attend the Boards Summit, LA, Dec. 4-5

Join the top players from leading advertisers, agencies, production/post companies and vendors worldwide at the Boards Summit in L.A., Dec. 4-5. Admission to mixer sponsored by The Darnell Works Agency and Endless Noise included in registration cost.

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creative ad awards are the worst clients

Following the "scandal" with the offending ad previously mentioned and shown here, Paul Lavoie has resigned as chairman of the 2002 Marketing Awards. He resigned as part in protest over the firing Monday of Cameron Gardner, executive publisher of the Marketing Media Group, producers of Marketing Magazine etc. Gardner was let go because of a "sexually explicit" ad promoting the awards show that ran in a recent issue of the magazine. The ad was created by Toronto's Taxi, where Lavoie is president.... The editor of Marketing has a message as a response..

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So what happened on awards night?

We don't know yet, perhaps the party is still going on? But we do know the entire winners list. Kiss the read more link to see the entire list of winners in all categories of this first young guns awards. So who were the young guns? They're an eclectic international bunch.

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Saatchi Sydney CD Malcolm Poynton To Lecture On

Fresh from M&C Saatchi London, Malcolm Poynton will be hosting a creative workshop specifically designed to
impart his international creative experiences to a whole new segment of advertising professionals.

Poynton explains: "There are many unrecognized young creatives out there who will eat the world with their talents. I can't wait to find out." the workshop is an initiative of The YoungGuns International Advertising Award and will also feature Richard Bullock, Art Director, Cliff Freeman & Partners, New York and other Award

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Mayday Mayday EPICA!

Did you send off the boards to the Epica awards yet? October 1st - deadline! Last call. Don't head to the pub without first packing that fedexbox tonight.

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AICP show AWC in NC.

The Association of Independent Commercial Producers are coming to Winston-Salem NC October 4th for a screening of winning commercials and lectures. If you are in the hood - it's probably worth going.... (more info inside)

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Canned Cannes!

All 19,000 entries from Cannes Lions 2001 have been archived at canneslions.com, where more than 55,000 ads are available to rummage through those days you need to steal a good idea. ;-)

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Singapore agencies cry foul against Ogilvy's "scam" Cannes winners!

Singapore agencies cry foul against Ogilvy's "scam" Cannes winners!

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