Stephen McCallum’s debut feature – 1% – continues it’s festival run next month, with a pair of screenings at the Sydney Film Festival. After premiering to much acclaim at the Toronto International Film Festival late last year, the film sold to prestigious indie distributor A24 for a tidy sum. Produced by Jamie Hilton and Michael…

Kleenheat

Over the past two years the ‘Less talk more energy’ series has more than doubled the number of Kleenheat customers, a tough thing to do in an increasingly competitive market. The campaign has been just as eagerly accepted by award judges – who most recently picked it as TV Campaign of the Year at the…

Following a huge year of back-to-back campaigns, Penguin director Corrie Jones reaped the benefits of his hard work by taking home the 2017 Diamond Skull for Director of the Year. Jones worked tirelessly throughout 2016, with notable credits such as ‘Stay Cool’ for Lipton, a 45sec TVC shot in a sweltering Marble Bar starring the…

Light Geist, Fremantle Art Centre’s most recent exhibition showcased works using video projection, light displays and projection which explores the potential interplay between surface and projected image. Three leading Australian artists were commissioned to create installations for Light Giest, including Penguin’s Sam Price who used projections of light to map the impulses of the mind…

The Penguin Empire’s Grant Sputore walked away with a coveted gold skull for “Best Direction” for his  UOB ‘Our Values Define Us’ TVC. Sam Price collected a silver gong for his work on the Smart Transport campaign ‘Let’s Go’ for 303 MullenLowe and Penguin was acknowledged with a handful of finalists for Corrie Jones‘ work with The Brand Agency throughout the year.

Sam Price – who took home a Silver prize at Friday night’s PADC awards – has joined the ranks of The Penguin Empire as a director – and to spearhead the company’s new media and technology division: “The Hatchery”. Sam’s varied background as a musician, filmmaker, animator and budding technologist, make him perfectly placed to…

RAC has launched a new brand campaign highlighting the many benefits available to RAC members. Entitled The Power of Membership and directed by Corrie Jones, the launch spot above is the first of 20 spot package produced entirely by The Penguin Empire for JWT.

They lean on impenetrable jargon to make themselves look competent – whilst making consumers feel inadequate and in need of their expertise. But this kind of message only encourages the audience to switch off… or hope the person talking shuts up – by any means necessary. That’s the thinking that underpins Kleenheat’s promise of Less…

Penguin Empire director Grant Sputore won the best direction category for his third year in a row. Frequent Penguin collaborator Guy Howlett won the coveted Ultimate Diamond Skull for best all round creative practitioner in the state. The other winners were: Art Director of the Year : Craig Buchanan (The Brand Agency) Designer of the…

Following the successes of its local roll-out, 16 Cancers, an anti-smoking campaign produced by The Penguin Empire for Gatecrasher Advertising has begun screening in territories around the world, most recently in New York City. The campaign is currently screening in the UK and all around Australia.