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Influencer Marketing

By Anya Ow | May 4, 2021 | 0 Comments

“Do you want to be famous?” was the casting call used by the new HBO documentary, Fake Famous, luring young people into a new reality TV show aimed at creating a new influencer. Fake Famous is directed and narrated by tech journalist and Vanity Fair correspondent Nick Bilton. The title of the documentary clues viewers …

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Brand Names Have Power

By Anya Ow | February 8, 2021 | 0 Comments

Earlier this year, Heinz asked people to ‘draw ketchup’, by giving them pieces of paper and a tin of coloured pencils. Most people, they claim, drew Heinz bottles. I’m surprised that nobody drew bloody red puddles, but to be fair, had I been told to draw ketchup, I’d likely have drawn a Heinz bottle too. …

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Brand Evolution or a Rebrand?

By Anya Ow | January 14, 2021 | 0 Comments

Photo: AFP As I write this article, the Cleveland Indians, an American professional baseball team, has become the second major American team to drop a racist nickname. This follows the Washington Football Team, which was previously known as the Redskins. Cleveland had already phased out logos and imagery of its cartoon mascot, Chief Wahoo, after …

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Holiday Season Retail in 2020

By Anya Ow | December 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

If you’ve been remotely online for the last few months, you’d have likely seen retailers like John Lewis crank out their usual high budget Christmas ads – with a twist. Some of the ads, like Disney’s, don’t acknowledge the 900 pound COVID19 elephant in the room. Others, like John Lewis’, try to encourage people to …

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The Aussie Wine Exports Apocalypse

By Anya Ow | December 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

You’ve probably seen the news by now if you’re anywhere near part of the industry: due to various reasons including the Australian Federal Government’s decision to ban Huawei from 5G networks and forming a new defence pact with Japan, China has hit Aussie wines with tariffs, ranging from 107-200%. The wine industry is only the …

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Mystery of the Same Sky Postcards

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One of Me

One of Me

One of Me is Elton John’s collaboration with Lil Nas X for UberEats, featuring both of them dressed in each other’s iconic costumes.
Behind the Scenes - Squid Game

Behind the Scenes – Squid Game

Behind the Scenes of the wildly popular Netflix show Squid Game – including bloopers and a look at how the actors handled the scenes.
Star Rail

Star Rail

Star Rail is the next upcoming presumably gacha science fantasy offering from the developers of the wildly popular mobile game Genshin Impact.
house of the dragon

House of the Dragon

House of the Dragon is HBO Max’s new contribution into the wildly popular Game of Thrones world, this time set within a prequel.
Encanto

Encanto

Encanto is the latest animation by Disney featuring music from the acclaimed composer Lin Manuel Miranda, set in Colombia.
Welcome to Earth

Welcome to Earth

Welcome to Earth is a Disney production starring Will Smith travelling the world, in partnership with Darren Aronofsky’s Protozoa Pictures.
rick and morty live action

Rick and Morty Live Action

Rick and Morty Live Action — Wasn’t expecting this to happen, but I guess it was a matter of time. The wildly popular animation is now live.
Squid Game

Squid Game

Squid Game is on track to become Netflix’s most watched show in any language — a show about a murderous dystopian game.
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