Over 1700 groups from all over the world entered, five won, two are our incredible students. The group “Google Gesture” consists of Ludwig Hallstensson, August Östberg and David Svedenström. We talked to Ludwig in the after glow of the exciting night in Cannes.
Berghs Strategic Certificate had its kick-off meeting today, with all of the Content Providers checking in from different places around the world: Jaime Harrelson from her place in San Francisco, Jordan Berkowitz from an airport in London, Annika Rehn from her office at Lowe Brindfors in Stockholm, and the rest of the team from their houses and offices around Sweden. The meeting was a very good rehearsal for all of the instructors, and a way to experience once again what classes will be like later in Fall.
Out of over 1700 entries from all over the world two of our amazing student groups won. One of them was the group ”Do Zero For Climate Change”. We talked to Fabian Lakander, who did the project with Afshin Piran, Linda Kraft, Pia Hansson Näslund and Sebastian Sandberg.
Today Berghs was awarded School of the Year at Cannes Lions 2014, making us one of few institutions in the world to receive the honor three times. The recipe for success is to teach the students how to solve real communication problems.
Meet the instructors of Berghs Certificate, a dream team of top professionals from international agencies like DDB, LOWE, OGILVY, AMV BBDO. This special group of “teachers” will train the Creative and the Strategic Certificate students over a period of 34 weeks, starting in October 2014.
Berghs Joakim Thulin wrote a blog for Media Evolution: "A business whose only ambition is to continue doing tomorrow what they did yesterday, will wither as both its competitors and customers change around it. This has been true for a long time, but never more then today.
Famous, one of Belgium's largest independent advertising agencies visited Berghs for a three day digital Boot Camp
Early October, one of Belgium's largest independent advertising agencies Famous visited Berghs for a three day digital Boot Camp. CEO Marc Fauconnier brought 15 co-workers to get some digital insights. "If my people go home feeling convinced that within the digital world our creative culture as an agency can flourish, I would be very happy", says Marc as we meet up during the boot camp's second day.
Saher Sidhom, Head of AMV FORGE in London, will join Berghs Certificate in fall and direct a four weeks online course about Innovation. In this short interview abstract Saher introduces his working principles and tells us about the power of making things.