Brave’s guide to Surviving SXSW 14

Brave Innovator Felix Morgan guides us through how to survive a week in Austin at everyone's favourite music/tech fest. Read the article here Follow Felix here

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Trick or Treat – Are you Brave enough?

Welcome, mortals, to the Brave Trick or Treat Treat Social Experiment! Plucky participants are pitted against an interactive Halloween themed quiz, with questions ranging from ‘What’s the most common murder weapon in horror films?’ through to the more personalised poser we’ve ...

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Brave Camping Trip 2013

Not content with already spending much more time with each other than our wives, girlfriends, children or real friends, we recently spent a sun and tequila* drenched weekend at a campsite in Lewes. *For research purposes, you understand.

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Cannes 13: Sun, Sea, Storytelling & Social Purpose

Ash Bendelow, our managing director, reflects on this year's Cannes Lions festival, where the best - and worst - of the industry was on show. Read article here

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SXSW TOP 5 MUST SEE TALKS bY BRAVE

In SXSW’s interactive show next month there are a ton of fantastic speakers, and it can be difficult to find the gems through the noise. Brave's Creative technologist Felix Morgan chooses his top 5 must ...

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Brave girls behind the scenes with John frieda @LFW

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Ok, Ok, we’ve done the Harlem shake…

Fingers, creme eggs, pork pies, beefy hula hoops and a hydraulic bouncing car. Whatevs.

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The Runaway Gift

Lonely, unwanted and left out – our creative director didn't bother collecting his secret Santa present this Christmas...

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Brave Chilli Dogz

Brave's inaugural pop up restaurant found some dirty delights in our 'plump and juicy' chilli dogs.

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Give them what they want, or what they need?

Pitches are a fact of life for agencies, and the most important part of the pitch process is, of course, the brief. The brief will describe (either in too much detail or virtually no detail at all) what is being asked of the agency and the exact response required, usually ...

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Puppy Love

Brave have a new agency puppy! - Coco Jones.                

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Technology and Tradition

Some believe that modern technology stands for the antithesis of old-fashioned values and traditions, but the Herero People of Namibia provide us with an example of how the two can live side by side in harmony. Although arguably behind the times in lifestyle, this African tribe is well advanced in ...

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What is Brand Entrepreneurship?

At the very heart of Brave's business is ‘Brand Entrepreneurship’: a philosophy and belief system that permeates every single area of our agency model – from our planning approach to how we write creative briefs, from how we present solutions to how we recruit our diverse talent. This becomes more ...

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Friend first – the power of the ‘chosen brand minute’

The advent of tablets, smartphones, smart televisions, social networking and the world wide interweb has given rise to a growing trend in deeper levels of engagement between consumers and brands, allowing for varying degrees of immersion... but on THEIR terms. These technological innovations have influenced how information is shared and the ...

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South Africa

Road Trip across the Western Cape, South Africa 2011 from Cuts and Bruises on Vimeo. Following the recent Ecover shoot in South Africa, Brave’s Colin Jones & Rob Butcher had a little free time, so they took a road trip across the Western Cape ...

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Why presence on Twitter is essential

Twitter’s explosion has seen an end to the days when a celebrity or brand could make a mistake and sweep it under the carpet. Why is it, then, that brands are so keen to be active on Twitter? Because in the ever-evolving social media landscape, taking a moment’s breathing space ...

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Pass the tissue: cleaning up the pitch fallacy

There is a fundamental question at the heart of how the pitch process is perceived in our industry. It comes down to what a potential client thinks a pitch is: A competition between agencies to win their business, or a process to get to the best work and agency for ...

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The Arab Spring: a revolution in art?

Events such as the Doha Tribeca Film Festival allow aspiring Arab artists to have their work viewed by important figures from Eastern and Western society alike, and it is therefore these events that could provide a source of great revolutionary art. Internationally recognised Emirati film-maker Ali F Mostafa, who has ...

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Brave and Lyle’s Golden Syrup declare National Pancake Play!

Everyone had one growing up. Whether it was tucked away under your bed, stacked on your desk or, like mine, neurotically always put back in the same spot on top of the microwave; we all had an art box. A bright blue tin filled with broken crayons, ...

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Brand impact on Instagram

One of the most talked-about apps of the last year has been Instagram, a free picture-sharing application where users can upload photos and give them a unique, vintage feel. Of the many applications offered by iTunes, Instagram stands out because of its popularity. By December 2011, Instagram had been downloaded ...

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