Pendoring extends deadline for entries to 28 July 2014

The Pendoring Awards, which offer R50 000 for the Prestige winner and R2 million worth of free media for the winning client, has extended its deadline for entries to 28 July.

Says Franette Klerck, General Manager of Pendoring: “With Pendoring following hot on the heels of the deadline for entries for the Loeries Awards and creatives who recently returned from Cannes, we have decided to give agencies another week to submit entries.”

The Pendoring Awards reward outstanding creative marketing messages in all of South Africa’s 11 official languages. Certain categories focus on truly South African insight, while others celebrate Afrikaans marketing messages.

The Pendoring Awards will offer three major prizes, starting at a R50 000 overseas study trip for the winner of the Prestige Award and R20 000 for the winner of the Umpetha Award for the best truly South African entry. The winning student entry will receive R10 000, while each Gold Pendoring winner walks away with R6 000; a Silver Pendoring winner will pocket R2 500.

All entries will be judged by a distinguished panel of judges who are divided between Afrikaans entries and truly South African entries, with the list comprising of some of South Africa’s best known and most awarded creative leaders.

The Pendoring Awards take place at Vodacom World in Midrand, Gauteng on 24 October. All campaigns that ran from 15 July 2013 to 21 July 2014 are eligible.

The Pendoring Awards 2014 judges for the Afrikaans categories are:

Mike Barnwell, executive creative director, FCB Cape Town
Paul de Klerk, executive creative director, Etiket
Leon Jacobs, executive creative director, Joe Public Cape Town
Pierre Odendaal, chief creative officer, McCann
Nico Botha, senior copywriter, TBWA/HUNT/Lascaris
Mariana O’ Kelly, executive creative director, Ogilvy Johannesburg
Marius van Rensburg, executive creative director, Ninety9cents Communications
Carl Willoughby, creative director, Ogilvy Johannesburg
Glynn Venter, executive creative director, Haas Collective
Darren Cronjé, creative partner, & Anonymous
Francois Delport, senior copywriter, FCB Johannesburg

The judges for the Truly South African categories are:

Rob McClellan, executive creative director, King James II
Mike Barnwell, executive creative director, FCB Cape Town
Marius van Rensburg, executive creative director, Ninety9cents Communications
Alistair Mokoena, managing director, FCB Johannesburg
Festus Masekwameng, executive creative director, Mojo MotherRussia
Sibusiso Sitole, creative director, Ogilvy Johannesburg
Ahmed Tilly, executive creative director, BlackRiver FC
Melusi Tshabalala, executive creative director, Mojo MotherRussia
Kamogelo Sesing, creative partner, Accomplice
Glynn Venter, executive creative director, Haas Collective

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