The Brand Agency’s “Break The Barrier” TVC for St John Ambulance has scored a finalist at London International Awards in the Direction craft category. The commercial was directed by The Penguin Empire’s Grant Sputore. It’s the third international nod for Sputore, having been a finalist at Cannes and a Bronze winner at Spikes Asia for…

Every year, The Spikes celebrate the very best of Australasia’s creativity in communications with a four-day festival held in Singapore that has grown to become one of the largest in the region. Out of nearly 5,000 entries, Grant Sputore’s cinematic TVC “Break the Barrier” (The Brand Agency) was awarded in two categories, receiving a Bronze…

Penguins are humble creatures. It’s in our nature. But we feel compelled to shamelessly self-promote the good news that Break the Barrier continues to pick up awards around the world. We can now lay claim to a Silver Trophy in the film category of the 2014 AdStars. Grant Sputore’s acclaimed direction and the creative vision…

Now publishing around the country and internationally, Campaign Brief originally started in a basement in our humble state 30 years ago. To celebrate that fact, over the 30 days of June, Campaign Brief has been looking over their first 30 years and picking the people and work who made their mark on the local industry.…

“Break The Barrier” continues its global tour of acclaim, this time stopping at the world’s most prestigious ad festival — The Cannes Lions. The spot’s director, Grant Sputore of The Penguin Empire, was fortunate enough to be shortlisted in one of the event’s highly competitive categories — Film Craft: Direction. While Sputore came short of…

Pop the Penguin Champaign! On June 5, the Penguin Empire’s TVC – “Break the Barrier” – was awarded “TV Ad of the Year” at the 2014 Mumbrella Awards in Sydney. And while we were unable to dawn our über chic “penguin suits” for the event, we’re making up for it here in Perth by celebrating…

We’ve been humbled by the reception our latest spot for St John Ambulance has received. Not only has the spot made a real impact here in WA, but we’ve been showcased the world over. Most recently, Mumbrella shortlisted Barrier as one of the best of the year, from around the country. We’re up against memorable…

St. John Ambulance is no stranger to highly lauded, confronting campaigns on the need for first aid education. Just last year, they teamed with BBH London to produce “Helpless,” a spot that earned them a Silver Film Lion at Cannes. We at the Penguin Empire couldn’t be prouder to have teamed up with The Brand…

We don’t pretend to know why certain videos have loads of views on Youtube while others don’t. That said, if your video features an adorable cat, you’re probably pretty likely to to reach a few eyeballs. Perhaps then it’s Maxwell the cat (Finn’s co-star in the iiNet TV with Fetch campaign) that we have to…

The Penguin Empire’s Corrie Jones got a little D&AD recognition this week when Clemenger BBDO Melbourne’s Video Stamp campaign was nominated in the Innovative Media category at the D&AD awards in London. Corrie directed the TVC component of the campaign via Guilty. The campaign has previously won Creative Showcase 8.4 and been picked as best…