Mr. Odendaal’s work has significantly contributed to the high creative quality and pushing the boundaries of design and creative thinking on an international level.
— Jason Holland — Creative Director, Underwired UK

ADC 94th ANNUAL ADVERTISING JURY

Sat on the Advertising jury for 2015.

The entries for the ADC 94th Annual Awards will be chaired and juried by talented and inspiring leaders in design, illustration, advertising, interactive, photography and motion. These top industry talents will be responsible for upholding the standard of ADC’s ongoing commitment to award work that meets the highest standards of art and craft in today’s visual communications industries.

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NEW YORK FESTIVALS WORLD'S BEST ADVERTISING GRAND JURY

Sat on the Grand Jury judging panel for the 2015 International Advertising Awards.

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MENA CRISTAL AWARDS

McCann Johannesburg’s chief creative officer, Pierre Odendaal, has been invited to be part of the exclusive Creative Jury for the 2014 MENA Cristal Festival. The festival gathers 750 advertising professionals and advertisers from the Middle East and North Africa. The MENA Cristal Awards are recognised in the most important international and regional rankings.

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IHAVEANIDEA ARTICLE

South African born and raised Pierre Odendaal started his career at a turbulent time in his nation’s history. Politics were changing, new mediums were blossoming, and things like ‘digital’ — heck, even things like ‘Photoshop’ — had little meaning to the South African advertising industry. But Pierre was a curious child, fascinated by technology and design, and that curiosity turned into a career that has spanned more than twenty years and four continents.

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POWER UP YOUR PORTFOLIO

What exactly is a modern portfolio, and what do prospective employers want to see? We teamed up with the ADC to find out.

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Hacker, Maker, Teacher, Thief; Advertising’s Next Generation

New Creative Social book just launched, Hacker, Maker, Teacher, Thief; Advertising’s Next Generation. Comprising 31 chapters by 35 brilliant authors. Pierre Odendaal, Chief Creative Officer, McCann Johannesburg and McCann Worldgroup Africa.

My submission is called, "Creativity: From Art to Intelligence".

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A punchy, provocative and perceptive trip through some of the bigger debates of the moment, from a gang of the most pioneering creative minds in and around the industry. As a collection, it’s like an idea grenade. It should be required reading for agency CEOs and leadership teams.
— Ben Malbon, Marketing Director, Creative Partnerships, Google

PORTFOLIO NIGHT CREATIVE BITES

Portfolio Night Creative Bites interview by Pierre Odendaal.

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HERE ARE A FEW OTHER CREATIVE 'PIECES'.

CHEVROLET CRUZE TVC/ONLINE FILM

CHEVROLET CRUZE WIRE CAR TVC/ONLINE FILM


8.ta new stores FILM

8.ta NEW STORES INVITE FILM


IBM FIGHT CARBON CAMPAIGN

IBM "Fight Carbon" Bills Film

IBM "Fight Carbon" Outlet Film

IBM "Fight Carbon" + "Energy & Efficiency" Popsicle film


COCA COLA JUST JUICE CAMPAIGN

Coca Cola Just Juice Car Wash

Coca Cola Just Juice Jacuzzi

Please go to MY WORK to see a more comprehensive body of work.