Tag Archives: brazil

Unlockers’ ‘symphony of violence’ tackles Brazil gun crime

‘Symphony of Violence’ from creative collective Unlockers is part of a project to break Brazil’s apparent inertia about violent crime, with someone murdered every ten minutes, 850,000 over the past 15 years. So the film replicates the shots fired for ...

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The perils of multinational life – IPG’s Lowe hopes it’s capped its legal and financial problems in Brazil

IPG’s Mullen Lowe seems to have settled its rather embarrassing legal problems in Brazil, closing its Brasilia office in the process. Former Borghi/Lowe executive Ricardo Hoffman has been indicted for making payments to a Brazilian congressman through shell companies owned ...

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M&C Saatchi expands into Brazil with Santa Clara stake

M&C Saatchi worldwide has bought a stake, presumably a minority, in Brazilian creative agency Santa Clara. Headed by CEO Ulisses Zamboni and CCO Fernando Campos, Santa Clara is headquartered in Sao Paulo. Brazil is top of every agency’s wish list ...

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Leica hymns great (grey) age of photography

Iconic camera Leica (for once the adjective is justified) is celebrating its 100th birthday so it’s commissioned F/Nazca Saatchi & Saatchi in Brazil to mark the occasion with a film. These grainy old snaps are difficult to market these days, ...

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Skol lager chases vampire market in Brazil

Skol ‘lager’ first saw the light of day in the 1960s as an attempt to create a global beer brand – despite being the most ersatz of lagers. Astonishingly it remains the biggest beer brand in Brazil, so I guess ...

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Apple enters pay-TV sports market

Just in Brazil so far, but the news will be greeted warily by existing pay-TV companies such as Britain’s BSkyB and warmly by the world’s bigger football clubs. Apple TV, hitherto a set-top box business (albeit one boasting a $1bn ...

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