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J. Walter Thompson Sydney & UTS Launch Mentorship Program

J. Walter Thompson Sydney and University of Technology Sydney (UTS) have teamed up to launch a mentorship program for students in the Bachelor of Creative Intelligence & Innovation (BCII) degree.

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Worldwide CCO Matt Eastwood Talks Cannes 2016 Success

J. Walter Thompson Company took home a record-breaking 80 Lions this year at Cannes. One of the driving forces in shaping the agency's global creative brand is Worldwide CCO Matt Eastwood, who is celebrating his two-year anniversary at J. Walter Thompson this month.We caught up with Eastwood about his post-Cannes reflections, goals and impressions. Although it takes two flints to make a fire, it helps to have strong leaders like Eastwood at the helm. ...READ MORE
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Cannes Diary Pt. 5 – Simon Hayes & Giles Clayton

Simon Hayes (Art Director) and Giles Clayton (Copywriter) from J. Walter Thompson Sydney, earned themselves a spot in the Print category of the Cannes Young Lions competition. Their campaign for The White Ribbon Foundation raises awareness about domestic violence and calls attention to the fact that one Australian woman is killed every week by a previous or current partner. ...READ MORE
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Recap: “Passion Trumps Talent” with Matt Eastwood

Passion and imagination tend to be thought of as entities that can assist your career, but not necessarily make or break it. Skill sets are what initially qualify you for a job opportunity, and if you happen to be passionate about your profession, lucky you! Matt Eastwood, Chief Creative Director for J. Walter Thompson, Worldwide, says it’s time to rethink this misconception. ...READ MORE
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Macy’s Partners with J. Walter Thompson New York for 8th Annual Believe Campaign

As everyone gears up for 2015's holiday season, Macy’s has kicked off its 8th annual Believe campaign.

Anchored in their holiday tradition of generosity, the iconic department store partnered with J. Walter Thompson New York to create a modern take on the Believe story. ...READ MORE
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Adobo Magazine – Tay Guan Hin Cannes Cyber Diary: Social Media used in ways never seen before

After combing through different categories of Cyber work in groups of five judges over the last three days, the entire jury came together yesterday to cull the remaining 432 entries into an even shorter list. Cyber is a fast-changing, fast-growing category driven by innovative solutions where technology plays a huge role in bringing the ideas to life. ...READ MORE
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Lens on Creativity: Question Bridge, Black Males

Spotlight: Question Bridge: Black Males (New Media Award 2015)

 What is the power of a question? How could a question change the world? Who are you? What is your purpose in life? What does it mean to you to be a black man? These are only some of the many questions posed by the innovative transmedia art project Question Bridge: Black Males, a project pioneered by Chris Johnson, Hank Willis Thomas, Bayeté Ross Smith, Kamal Sinclair and Jesse Williams. ...READ MORE
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Lens on Creativity: Evgenia Arbugaeva

J. Walter Thompson is a proud supporter of the International Center of Photography (ICP), which held its 31st Annual Infinity Awards last month. The Infinity Awards have long celebrated the most distinguished careers and budding luminaries in the field of photography, including artists such as Annie Leibovitz, Bruce Weber, and Susan Sontag, among others over the years. The Lens on Creativity series features this year's ICP award winners, sharing their creative inspiration, vision and groundbreaking work. ...READ MORE
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Cannes: The Cradle Of Creative

Cannes gets a lot of ratings – from both the overly enthused and stubbornly underwhelmed ad-world troop. From the powerful execs to the green-around-the-gills-minions, we proffer our opinions as to what defines the festival and the idyllic South of France for us. Varied though these may be — because Cannes stories seem to be infinite — the perspectives fall into somewhat clear categories. ...READ MORE

Meet the People: Tista Sen

We always look forward to the D&AD Awards because they highlight some of the industry’s most innovative and creative work. We are especially excited to share insights from Tista Sen, the National Creative Director & Senior Vice President of JWT India, who has been selected to judge the “Outdoor Advertising” category at the D&AD Awards 2014. ...READ MORE