Content viewership becoming individual-centric: Divya Radhakrishnan, Helios Media

Guest Column: The birth of Helios Media was centered around “Opportunity spotting", says MD Radhakrishnan

Divya Radhakrishnan 30-October-2018

Divya Radhakrishnan

A seemingly predictable personality, but caped in not sticking to norms in reality, has built me professionally, thereby shaping my personality.

Being raised in a traditional Tam-Brahm family, it would have been predictable for me to grab the opportunity of a coveted bank job close to home, But I chose to change two trains followed by a bus journey all the way to Colaba for my baby steps into the world of advertising. Add to that not getting into usual client-servicing but media in an era where media department meant sending release orders.

After a 24 years of travelling with the profession’s evolution and sitting at a professional high, I was managing three SBUs at a leading communications network - Rediffusion, with a personal fulfillment of reaching professional goal posts.

Now what would one do? Get invited to speak at industry forums, Do your bit for the industry by taking time to judge award entries, Take off on vacations, Post happy achiever pics on social media

All sounds so natural and what most who knew me would expect of me. But announcing an end to my professional career with no options in hand, aiming to unwind with a random thought of consultancy – pretty unsure of what next was so unlikely of me.

 

Early Dawn:

The key driver to the next phase of my career ie the birth of Helios Media was centered around “Opportunity spotting”

Idle mind leads to the birth of a business person- this is my story. I was part of conversations of the launch of a new channel by a group of friends. This made me evaluate the opportunity of creating a support system for independent channels, to avail of the best talents amortized and pooled in, to benefit all.

The biggest challenge was creating a team in a space which was always on the other side of the table. No benefits of moving out with people who worked with you professionally but having to get new people to just buy into your dreams which was merely on paper with no role-model practice to follow. The challenge was to write your own rules and carry every brick on your shoulder to build the base

Thus began the journey of creating an A-Class media sales team. This team was hand-picked by my business partner Bala Iyengar who is among the elite sales persons who has the most amazing capability to narrate fabulous brand stories. This helped specialty channels position themselves in a market that was driven by numbers to appreciate quality and pay the premium.

 

Warmth of the Sunshine:

Being a voracious consumer of content, be it any medium, the next phase of progression was creating this sturdy bridge between Brand & Content through the window to start weaving brand stories into content and thus create more conviction for the brand to enter consumer mind space. Working in the food domain with Chef Sanjeev Kapoor on his media brands helped us identify the potential of the sector. Receptiveness of the consumer to eagerly imbibe brand stories woven into content and not looking at it as an intrusion was the key. “Brand Chef” is our specialty solutions for the food sector.

 

The Blaze Trail

This lead on to strengthening our expertise in the content space, leading us to develop a fabulous Content Syndication team. We won the mandate of managing two channels from the prestigious Astro Media Group Malaysia. All Content for Tara HD and BollyOne is curated and sourced exclusively by Helios Media. We will soon be expanding to other geographies too.

The media planner in me ensured that I never lost appetite for the number game in content viewership. It became all the more relevant in social conversations where people jumped off their chairs to hear that it wasn’t Narcos but Nagin that ruled the roost even in markets like Delhi. Deep-diving into what was getting eyeballs opened doors for a new pitch. This we packaged by understanding trends, viewer sentiments, competitive scenarios and local nuances. “Mere paas ek achi kahani hai” wasn’t going to be a bulls-eye target every time. This coupled with the fact that content viewership is becoming very individual centric, thus polarizing the viewership by four times (house hold viewing vs individual preference)

Such has begun our journey of moving into what we call as “Content Plus” space. We have chosen the toughest sector to start-off with ie: the Social awareness space, backed by the Government, Our campaign for Road Safety with Akshay Kumar for the Ministry of Road Transport has been easily one of the most talked-of campaigns in the recent past.

 

Shining on

Being fully true to our name, Helios – the charioteer of the Sun, we have kept the movement on without getting stagnated and being closed about just what is on hand. Similar to the different positions of the Sun during a 24 hour cycle giving out different formats of light and shadow keeping its centrifuge constant, this has been our inspiration

Some learnings that I picked up in my transition from a professional to a Business Woman is the sublime pleasures over-taking materialistic ones:

The pride on seeing the Helios name-board every morning when you enter the office.

The energies of your team working on common goals, excitement and sense of ownership.

The sweet pains of crisis management.

The learning curve that’s far steeper than what any B-School can ever teach you.

The faith on the skills of your chosen leadership team on which one hinges the organizational pitch.

The performance pressures on oneself on how you present yourself representing the image of a 50 strong team.

The discoveries of this journey of yourself is the paramount of all.

Right from being humbled by the faith your colleagues put into your dream and gave up other opportunities to join forces with you.

To the clients who put immense faith in a brand new organization.

To the government who lends super support to women entrepreneurs.

To the industry who didn’t write you off but included you in all scrolls of honors

To conclude I would say is keep your vision within your sight, your path with some level of clearings to walk on, and your hopes alive - always!

 

(The author is MD, Helios Media)

 

Disclaimer: The views expressed here are solely those of the author and do not in any way represent the views of exchange4media.com

 

 

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Orient Electric unveils new ad for Aeroslim fan with MS Dhoni

The TVC follows the theme of turning your world upside down with the Aeroslim fan which flaunts a unique slim cylindrical design

exchange4media Staff 10 hours ago

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Orient Electric, part of the USD 1.8 billion CK Birla group, today launched an integrated advertising campaign to promote Aeroslim, India’s first smart ceiling fan. The Aeroslim fan is IoT-enabled and can be controlled via Orient Smart mobile app or by using voice commands via Alexa or Google Assistant. It is also India’s first Inverter fan which ensures 40% energy savings in comparison to ordinary fans.

The new TVC features Orient's long-standing brand ambassador MS Dhoni and it follows the theme of turning your world upside down with the Aeroslim fan which flaunts a unique slim cylindrical design, aerodynamic blades, telescopically adjustable mounting, integrated under light and PU paint with superior Hydrographic finish & unique power saving Inverter technology. The TVC starts with a bunch of people fixing furniture, couch, carpet, bookshelf, wall hanging etc., on the ceiling of a house. The next frame shows MS Dhoni’s entry in an upside-down room with Orient Electric’s Aeroslim fan fixed on the ground followed by the key message – “Aeroslim, worth turning the world upside down”. The TVC also shows MS Dhoni controlling the fan through Orient Smart mobile app.

Talking about the newly launched TVC, Anshuman Chakravarty, Head Brand & Corporate Communication, Orient Electric Limited said, “Aeroslim is world’s slimmest smart fan loaded with umpteen features and Inverter technology for saving energy. It can be controlled by the Orient Smart App or via voice commands using Alexa and Google Assistant. Our 360-degree marketing campaign for Aeroslim kicks in from today, starting on social & digital platforms eventually leading to a full-fledged campaign by February. I am sure that our TV ad, featuring beautifully composed jingle and visuals, will capture the audiences’ attention and create a lot of excitement. We have also worked out a robust TVC campaign flanked by print & cinema.”

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Franklin Templeton is back with a new edition of "The Marathon of Life"

The campaign was a huge success and it won multiple accolades

exchange4media Staff 14 hours ago

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When Franklin Templeton launched ‘The Marathon of Life’ campaign last year, they took on a mammoth task. They ventured on a journey to simplify investment principles for the common man. It was creatively done by using a marathon as a metaphor to communicate six essential qualities that one needs to become a good investor.

The campaign was a huge success and it won multiple accolades. 

‘The Marathon of Life’ has gained momentum with every stride, every story, and every principle lesson learnt from it. The second edition features stories of three new characters who have been chosen to best explain some of the most evolved concepts of investments, which are true for life as well:

  • The Power of Compounding: The protagonist explains the concept of Compounding and how it makes the whole greater than the sum of parts
  • Diversification: This story explains how diversifying your efforts can help you mitigate risks and achieve your goals
  • Risk: A powerful story that showcases how well-informed and calculated risks can lead to greater rewards

Speaking on the occasion, Juzer Tambawalla, Director and Head - Marketing, Franklin Templeton India, said, "The Marathon of Life 2.0 continues to demystify complex topics with its sublime storyline and powerful characters.”

Geetanjali Sachwani, AVP – Marketing, Franklin Templeton India, said "Everyone enjoys stories, but the real-life ones leave you inspired. Real-life people make a compelling story and their struggles always add a different dimension and gravity…It’s a delicate blend and a fine balance between their storyline and our themes.”

The campaign is spearheaded by Mumbai based Digital Agency Mirum India. Naila Patel, Executive Creative Director, Mirum India, said, "The Marathon of Life is an ode to life and investments, but more than that, it is a continuous celebration of inspiring stories and shared a vision of Franklin Templeton and Mirum India.”

Check out the 1st video on The Power of Compounding here:

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Ogilvy conceptualises new campaign for Bajaj Platina ComforTec 110

Through the gripping and entertaining TVC, Bajaj portrays new features of the bike with its unique positioning of offering a ‘Jhatka Free’ ride

exchange4media Staff 15 hours ago

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While traditionally bikes have always been sold on mileage in the commuter segment, Bajaj Platina has stood out for its unique positioning of offering a ‘Jhatka Free’ ride. With prior TVCs like Paro-Gulabo, Humpty-Dumpty and Potter Girl, Platina has established itself as an overall comfortable bike in a quirky and entertaining manner.

This time, for the launch of the new Platina 110, the brand has taken the jhatka story a notch higher, with a tale of two bomb squad technicians trying to find a solution for an un-diffusible bomb which is found in the middle of a busy city centre. One of the bomb squad expert is handling the device with great caution looking for a safer place, when, to everyone’s surprise the protagonist enters riding on a Platina 110. This is precisely the point when the viewer’s interest rises, wondering what would happen next. 

Through this gripping and entertaining story, we establish the new features of the higher torque engine, combi braking system and nitrox shock absorbers, a category first. 

Narayan Sundararaman, VP Marketing - Bajaj Auto Ltd said, “In the commuter motorcycle segment where the focus is on ‘mileage’, Platina has differentiated itself by building a strong position as the most comfortable bike for the long-distance commute rider through its ‘jhatka mana hai’ communication. The new Platina 110 comes with features that enhance this comfort position with added features to deliver an ‘effortless riding’ experience to our buyers. The new ‘bomb squad’ TVC communicates this in a truly memorable way.”

Adds Sukesh Nayak, Chief Creative Officer - Ogilvy West said, “Platina ComforTec’s DNA has always been quirky and entertaining. So this time around, we have chosen a truly unique plot. A bomb disposable squad member discovers the comfort and superior suspension of the new 110 Platina. And in the process leaves the audience thoroughly entertained.”

“This wonderful piece of communication is the outcome of the great partnership with the team at Bajaj. This campaign will definitely build salience and desirability for the new Platina 110,” said Nikhil Mohan, Sr. VP, Ogilvy Mumbai.

The advertisement invokes a sense of thrill, excitement and anticipation. Chrome Pictures, Director, Hemant Bhandari said, "I wanted to treat & execute this project like a sequence of a feature film which had you gripped and entertained throughout ensuring the bike was always the hero. My team pushed me hard to shoot it in Gwalior which was a challenge in itself as it also happens to be the 1st TVC to be shot in Gwalior and it had its own pros n cons. Abhishek Notani our Producer and Tarun Bali our Line producer along with the entire team from Bombay and Gwalior ensured my vision was translated into this film. While the entire team contributed I think I have to mention Aditya (1st AD), Siddhant Mago & Mayank Mehra (Music Directors), Pankj (DOP) and Shahnawaz (Editor) who helped us to take it to another level and it needs special mention of Sukesh, Hemal and entire Ogilvy team and clients who believed in us. We literally had a blast making this film. Hope everyone enjoys watching it."

The launch campaign along with the TVC and Print would include social with an intensive geo-targeted Facebook campaign and other shareable content that entertains the viewer while driving the ‘most comfortable ride’ message home. 

Credits
Client: Bajaj Auto Ltd.
Client Team: Narayan Sundararaman, Soumya Das, Pratik Ghate
Creative Agency: Ogilvy India
Vice Chairman & Group CCO: Sonal Dabral
Creative Team: Sukesh Nayak, Hemal Jhaveri
Account Management: Nikhil Mohan, Piyush Jha, Savni Kenkre
Brand Planning: Ganpathy Balagopalan, Nirav Parekh, Aditya Arora
Production house: Chrome Pictures - Director: Hemant Bhandari

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Sidharth Malhotra: A journey from student to Bollywood's leading actor

Actor Sidharth Malhotra celebrates his 34th birthday today, we take a look at his journey in the advertising world

Dolly Mahayan 16 hours ago

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Bollywood actor Sidharth Malhotra has emerged as one of the youngest and handsome star in the industry. Debuting with Karan Johar’s 'Student of The Year' in 2012, the actor has acted in many blockbuster movies like 'Ek Villian', 'Hasee Toh Phasee', 'Kapoor & Sons', 'Ittefaq' and many more. Today, the actor celebrates his 34th birthday.

Malhotra came to Mumbai at the age of 18 and began his career in the field of modelling. After which he started working as an assistant director to Karan Johar on the sets of ‘My Name is Khan’, where he learnt the basics of film making. No sooner than he got a chance to work as a lead actor under Johar’s direction. The actor, in a short span, has created a niche for himself in the Bollywood fraternity. So it’s only natural that he occupied the brand endorsement space quickly enough and got featured in various big brands.

He recently made news in the advertising world, when it was announced that he will be the first-ever actor to endorse a female cosmetic brand. Up until now only Bollywood divas had endorsed these beauty products but Malhotra broke the stereotypes, and became the face of a cosmetic brand that too for a cause.

From Coca- Cola, Oppo, Pepe Jeans, Nirav Modi, Ponds, Metro Shoes, Men’s Fair and Lovely, Aquamagica, American Swan, Bru to Euro Fashions, the actor has been the face of many brands. In 2016, the actor was named as the brand ambassador of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Skill India Campaign. On his birthday, we take a look at some of his brand endorsements. 

Pepe Jeans India

Last year, the actor was signed as the brand ambassador of denim wear brand, Pepe Jeans. He featured in the brand’s spring summer 2018 campaign #MadeToCreate. With this collaboration, he joined the star-studded global line-up including Ashton Kutcher, Cristiano Ronaldo, Kate Moss, Sienna Miller and Cara Delevigne, all of whom have appeared for Pepe Jeans over the years. One more interesting fact, he is the first Indian ambassador of this international clothing brand. 

Oppo

The actor became the face of the brand in the latter half of 2017. Till now, it is one of the major brands Malhotra is currently endorsing; he was featured in the TVC alongside actor Deepika Padukone.

Brylcreem India

In 2016, Malhotra decided to endorse a personal grooming major Brylcreem. The actor also shared the screen with his co- star Varun Dhawan, and featured in a campaign ‘Soch badla style badla’ which conveyed the message that ‘real men’ respect others. The purpose of the campaign was to inspire men to become better social citizens, and it became a massive hit among the netizens.

New Zealand Tourism

In 2015, Tourism New Zealand roped in Malhotra as the first brand ambassador for India. The actor has been updating his social media feeds to promote destinations, cuisines and fun activities to promote the culture and beauty of New Zealand.

A post-graduate from the prestigious Indian Institute of Mass Communication, Dolly reports on advertising, marketing as well as the digital domain. In her free time, she loves travelling and reading.

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Dentsu Impact and Mobiistar launch new campaign - ‘Ab har lamha karo shine’

The campaign will be rolled out pan India across multiple touch-points and with a greater digital presence

exchange4media Staff 17 hours ago

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Dentsu Impact, the creative agency from Dentsu Aegis Network, has rolled out the launch campaign for Mobiistar X1 Notch. Operating in a competitive price band, X1 Notch boasts category best features at a price that no one can imagine. Mobiistar X1 Notch gives you a 13MP front and rear camera powered by AI with a Gradient Shine Body. A proposition that is ‘more’ in a category where one must always pay more to get more.

The communication is set in a college and features young students who are gearing up for a selfie contest. The story is about a young guy who helps his friend shine with the help of the X1 Notch. While the Mobiistar film for C1 Shine shows our protagonist shine in the eyes of people who didn’t think much of him before, X1 Notch shows our protagonist using the phone to help his friend shine. The film tries to reach out and resonate with those who live in the small towns, making sure their dreams and aspirations are fulfilled by the X1 Notch.

The campaign will be rolled out pan India across multiple touch-points and with a greater digital presence. In a one day exclusive launch of the commercial on Youtube, the X1 Notch commercial garnered more than 24.9 million views.

Commenting on the execution of the campaign Anupama Ramaswamy, National Creative Director, Dentsu Impact adds, “In an already cluttered market, we wanted the X1 Notch to stand out. Instead of focusing only on the features, we decided to show how this phone can help people not just dream big but also fulfill them. Through the X1 Notch, our protagonist empowers his friend to shine. This insight led us to find a story that will resonate with anyone who has ever struggled to fit in. We are sure people will relate to this and welcome the phone, thanks to its super affordable price and amazing features.”

Aniruddha Deb, Chief Marketing Officer, Mobiistar India adds, “This is an interesting take on our consumer’s life since it showcases how the X1 Notch is not only adding value to lives but also enabling people realize their dreams. Our testing results revealed that the college situation was not only relatable and likable but also was understood well by our TG. Mobiistar has always stood strong as a propeller of confidence and aspirations and this new campaign adds another dimension to our vision of ‘Shine and Enjoy More’.”

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Britannia unveils new TVCs for Britannia Treat Crème Wafers

The campaign has been conceptualised by GREY Bangalore

exchange4media Staff 1 day ago

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GREY group India has created a new campaign for Britannia Treat Crème Wafers. The campaign has been conceptualised by GREY Bangalore.

When you get caught in a sticky situation, a dash of quick thinking and some delicious Britannia Treat Creme Wafers can help smooth things over. That’s the premise of the new films created by GREY Group India. Wafers have long been a light snack that made evening breaks interesting for kids. And Britannia Treat Creme Wafers’ alternating layers of crunchy wafer and delicious cream kindle the mischief that is inherent in children.

Speaking on the launch, Jayant Kapre, Business Head, Adjacencies and New Business says “Britannia is diversifying into more categories in macro- snacking, and with the introduction of ‘Crème Wafer’, we offer a quick on- the- go snack. We aim to expand the market and take a leading position over time.”  

The films begin with kids getting caught in sticky situations. One look at the pack of Britannia Treat Wafers gives them inspiration on how to get out. With one lie after another, they explain away their mischief and create a Britannia Treat Creme Wafer in their imagination. In the end, they make peace by offering their antagonists the wafer that formed in their head.

Speaking about the films, Gautam Bhasin, Group Creative Director, Grey Bangalore says, "The idea for the films came from the insight that children are great at spinning yarns. Their imagination is akin to the product attribute of wafers, one layer on another. So, in the films we let the kids create layers of fun, drawing a parallel to the structure of the wafer."

Britannia wafers are targeted at children within the age group of 7 to 13 but are available to all those who are young at heart and want to enjoy its delicious flavours.

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IAA invites entries for a campaign to build awareness on Diabetic Retinopathy in India

This national health initiative is titled EYE4Future and is conceptualised by IAA in partnership with All India Ophthalmological society

exchange4media Staff 2 days ago

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International Advertising Association (IAA) in association with the All India Ophthalmological Society (AIOS) is providing a platform for all advertising and marketing professionals in India to showcase their creativity for a cause during the upcoming International Advertising Association World Congress in Kochi in February. 

IAA is inviting entries for creating a campaign to drive awareness on ‘Diabetic Retinopathy’. This national health initiative is titled EYE4Future and is conceptualised by IAA in partnership with All India Ophthalmological society.  

Punit Goenka, President IAA (India Chapter) said, “The ethos behind the campaign is that IAA has always believed that communication should be a force for good. The India Chapter has an excellent track record of supporting good societal causes.”

Adds Dr S Natarajan, President Elect of the AIOS, “The diabetes pandemic is sweeping across the country. There are 62 million people with diabetes in India and another 77 million people estimated to be pre-diabetic. These and all those who have not yet been diagnosed as diabetic are facing grave risk, including those of Diabetic Retinopathy and hence there is a need to build mass awareness about this issue. I am glad the IAA is supporting this much needed initiative.” 

The campaign will be judged by an elite jury for creativity and simplicity. IAA will support the winning team to produce the campaign, and invite two members of the team to Kochi. The campaign will be unveiled in the presence of renowned speakers and celebrities at the IAA World Congress on February, 22, 2019. The last day to send in entries is January 28, 2019. 

The winning campaign should be produced in a period of not more than 15 days. No extension of deadlines. No entry fee. 
For queries, you can email at: execseciaa@gmail.com

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Britannia Milk Bikis launches new Pongal campaign

The campaign is running in 7 cities across Tamil Nadu with 60 hoardings in Chennai, Coimbotore, Madurai, Salem, Pondicherry, Vellore, Tirunelveli and Trichy

exchange4media Staff 2 days ago

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This year, Britannia's Milk Bikis, Tamil Nadu’s Beloved biscuits, is celebrating the harvest festival of Pongal — a major festival of South India with a 14-day campaign. With this campaign, the brand hopes to bring back 42 years of fond memories with TN consumers.

The campaign is running in 7 cities across Tamil Nadu with 60 hoardings in Chennai, Coimbotore, Madurai, Salem, Pondicherry, Vellore, Tirunelveli and Trichy. Also launching is a new heart touching TVC conceptualised by Lowe Lintas that shows the coming together of children to celebrate the festival with an old man from the village. Falling short of milk to cook the celebratory Pongal, the two are then fulfilled by a pack of Britannia's Milk Bikis.

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EFFIE India: Winners speak

McCann Worldgroup India, HUL, Ogilvy and The Womb on winning big at EFFIE Awards India 2019

exchange4media Staff 3 days ago

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Prasoon Joshi and his team once again led McCann Worldgroup India to victory at the The Advertising Club (TAC) India's EFFIES after a stellar performance in 2018. The agency which had a total of 63 shortlisted entries won six gold, 13 silver, and 18 bronze EFFIES on Friday night. The award night resulted in a nail-biting finish with McCann Worldgroup India commandeering the EFFIE stage.

Ogilvy India which gave a very close competition to McCann India won the Grand Effie, once again second time in a row. The Womb, which was the only independent creative agency to make it to the top five list won four gold, two silver and three bronze EFFIES. Hindustan Unilever Limited was adjudged as the EFFIE Client of the Year.  

On winning the Agency of the Year title for the second time in a row Prasoon Joshi, CEO and CCO McCann Worldgroup India and Chairman McCann Worldgroup Asia Pacific said, "There is no winning strategy, it is the strategy that wins. Therefore, I think it is important to plan the right strategy for your brands. Eventually we don’t do work to win awards; awards are by-products. It is very good to win but the work is done to build brands and if that work also gets awarded it’s great. There is no formula; you have to constantly keep reinventing yourself. If you are not reinventing yourself, something that worked for you three years back will not work for you again. It is important to take cognisance of the changes which we are living with."

He further said that the work done for IKEA, Nestle, Coca Cola, and the National Skills Development Corporation were all responsible for the win on Friday night. "The IKEA campaign worked. It was a great idea. It was not just promotional advertising. It was a virtual reality experience which redefines the way you think. Even the skilling campaign for the National Skill Development Corporation worked well. It is tough to share the message of what the government is doing among the clutter of schemes. A lot of work that the government does for the people gets lost and people don’t take benefit of it because the communication is not right. I feel very happy to see that our communication has reached out to people and people have taken benefit of the scheme." 

"We are really happy that our work has been recognised. The main reason we won is because we focussed on what the consumers are looking for and going after the insights that make these campaigns work," said Priya Nair, Executive Director of Home Care for Hindustan Uniliver Limited. 

The coveted Grand EFFIE was won by the Ogilvy India Group for the Fevikwik Campaign – “Getting the fixer at home to fix more”. Commenting on the win, Kainaz Karmakar and Harshad Rajadhyaksha, Chief Creative Officers - Ogilvy India (West) said, “This is an evening we all look forward to. While we have a plethora of creative awards, this one has its own special place because it is creativity combined with effectiveness that we all look forward to.” 

The Womb emerged as the only independent agency in the top five for its work for Saregama Carvaan. Speaking to exchange4media, Navin Talreja, Founder, The Womb said, “We are really excited about the win. In total, we are 20-22 people in the agency. We have won 10 Effies which is 2 Effies per person. We also made it in the top 4. Our client- Saregama emerged runner-up in client of the year. So we are really happy with the win.” 

The annual EFFIE awards celebrates and honours brand innovators and thought leaders for their pioneering brand and media strategies. 

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Cannes Lions invites application for See It Be It programme

The deadline to apply for the programme is January 25

exchange4media Staff 5 days ago

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Cannes Lions has invited application for its See It Be It programme. It is a one-to-one mentoring and intimate networking programme for women in the creative space. 

The deadline to apply for the programme is January 25. 

“See It Be It is an exclusive programme of learning, one-to-one mentoring and intimate networking that changes careers and forges friendships for women en route to creative leadership. In 2019 join a select group of rising female creative directors from across the world at Cannes Lions,” the organisation said in a statement. 

Talking about the deadline, they said, “We have now extended the entry deadline to Friday 25 January. Apply to the scheme and share with your friends. Competition is fierce, but this could be the best thing you ever do.”
 

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