Rave Reviews for KOJO Director

Published on 11-Apr-2014
The sky’s the limit for KOJO director Hugh Sullivan after he received international praise for his first feature film. Hugh wrote and directed the film The Infinite Man with producing partners Kate Croser and Sandy Cameron from Hedone Productions – a time travel comedy-romance which was screened for the first time at the 2014 SXSW Film Festival in Austin, Texas in late March.

20th Annual AIMIA Award Winners Announced

Published on 08-Apr-2014
SYDNEY, Australia – 4 April 2014 – Last night, AIMIA announced the winners of the 20th Annual AIMIA awards during a ceremony held at The Argyle in Sydney. The AIMIA Awards celebrate the exceptional work undertaken by Australia’s top digital industry talent over the past year. Comedian Kitty Flanagan hosted the event for the second year running, keeping over 500 attendees entertained with her witty humour while opening speeches were delivered by AIMIA Chairman Tim O’Neill and CEO David Holmes. The 20th Annual AIMIA Awards see the largest field of finalists to date with 40 winners announced during the course of the evening. This year's finalists featured the most innovative technology to date with creative campaigns using eye-tracking, 3D printing, data science and even robotics.

WeAreDigital: Read All About It

Published on 07-Apr-2014
Find out what WeAreDigital are saying about your digital future in this months Fashion Issue of The Australian Financial Review Magazine.

From Onstage to Online - KOJO Designs

Published on 27-Mar-2014
In a first time collaboration with The Creature Technology Company, KOJO set out to create a digital showcase featuring the innovative company’s iconic animatronic creations including the world-famous King Kong, Walking with Dinosaurs – The Arena Spectacular and the giant mascots for the 2014 Winter Olympics Opening and Closing Ceremonies. Founded in 2006, The Creature Technology Company produces animatronic characters through sophisticated technology, ingenious creativity and exceptional talent for arena spectaculars, theme parks, exhibitions, stage shows and major events worldwide.

History Will Be Kind

Published on 27-Mar-2014
Deepend Communications Director and former Managing Director of leading public relations agency Weber Shandwick, Emma-Jane (EJ) Granleese, has today launched a new communications agency called History Will Be Kind - operating at the crossroads of public relations, social media and digital communications. At launch, the core team consists of five consultants, a diverse mix of communications strategists, content planners, PR experts and social media natives. The team offers clients an integrated approach including content curation, message development, social media management, PR strategy and implementation, influencer engagement and customer service consulting. This is supported by in-house production, design and digital build capabilities.

KOJO Opens Sydney Office with Appointment of Stephen Horsley

Published on 17-Mar-2014
As a key part of its national growth strategy, integrated storytelling company KOJO has opened a Sydney office with the appointment of Stephen Horsley in a business growth role. Stephen joined KOJO in February, after spending a successful three-year period building new business for George P Johnson in Sydney. Stephen comes to KOJO with an extensive live experience and business development background and will be building on KOJO’s existing blue chip live event clients in Sydney.

Accessibility training high on 2014 agenda

Published on 17-Mar-2014
Accessibility training is proving to be high on many organisations’ agendas this year. Vision Australia’s specialist accessibility division, Digital Access – the leading provider of accessibility training in the country – has recorded some staggering results in its first quarter, with almost 200 people already registered to attend its public training workshops.

Notice of AIMIA Annual General Meeting 2014

Published on 13-Mar-2014
The AIMIA AGM will take place at 9:00am-9:30am on Thursday 3 April, 2014 at the Telstra Wallaby Meeting Room, Level 11, 320 Pitt Street, Sydney 2000.

New consulting business connects digital strategy and execution

Published on 10-Mar-2014
New digital consulting business Orchestrate, will bridge the gap between corporate strategy and the digital products, services and skills that companies need to succeed in Australia’s growing digital economy. The firm offers high level management consulting skills and experience combined with digital industry know-how and capabilities. Orchestrate is led by former KPMG digital economy partner and AIMIA Board member Malcolm Alder, and John Butterworth, ex-CEO of peak digital industry body AIMIA.

Internationally-awarded content agency partners with Australia’s leading HR body

Published on 10-Mar-2014
Internationally-awarded content agency Mahlab Media is leading a complete overhaul of the content strategy for Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI), with the creation of a new knowledge hub website, weekly enewsletter and fortnightly video channel, as well as the relaunch of the well-established monthly member magazine, HRM.