ON MAY 26, 2011 the sun will set on cities all over the globe, as hundreds of the world's most renowned creative directors meet with thousands of aspiring copywriters, art directors and designers. The mission is simple yet grand: to celebrate the next generation of creative talent, to guide them as they begin their fascinating careers in the advertising industry, and to raise their city's creative flag and be counted on the world stage.

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01: pn9 news

Portfolio Night 9 — There’s an App for that!

May 26th, 2011 at 10:05 am
As the sands trickle through the hourglass just before Portfolio Night 9, IHAVEANIDEA and the PN9 team invite you to check out the PN9 iPhone app! Created by The Development...

02: creative bites

Creative Bites: Eoghan Nolan

May 26th, 2011 at 12:05 am
EOGHAN NOLAN CREATIVE PARTNER BRAND ARTILLERY PORTFOLIO NIGHT 8 DUBLIN PARTICIPANT __________________________ What is the stupidest thing somebody has done to get you...
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    Creative Bites: Dylan Cotter
    DYLAN COTTER DEPUTY CREATIVE DIRECTOR IRISH INTERNATIONAL PORTFOLIO NIGHT 8 DUBLIN PARTICIPANT __________________________ What...
    by PN9 Admin at May 11th, 2011 at 07:05 am
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    Welcome to Creative Bites
    Portfolio Night brings together hundreds of renowned creative directors from around the globe. Some are there to...
    by PN9 Admin at October 7th, 2010 at 04:10 pm

03: ready to shine

Ready To Shine: Ben George

May 26th, 2011 at 03:05 pm
BEN GEORGE COPYWRITER www.btgeorge.com PORTFOLIO NIGHT 9 LOS ANGELES PARTICIPANT __________________________ Why is there so much bad advertising out there? “Bad advertising...
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    Ready To Shine: Hannah Arusell
    HANNAH ARUSELL ART DIRECTOR www.hannahmakesart.com PORTFOLIO NIGHT 9 AUSTIN PARTICIPANT __________________________ How...
    by PN9 Admin at May 26th, 2011 at 03:05 pm
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    Ready To Shine: Jeffrey Willim
    JEFFERY WILLIM ART DIRECTOR www.willim.ca PORTFOLIO NIGHT 9 TORONTO PARTICIPANT __________________________ When...
    by PN9 Admin at May 26th, 2011 at 02:05 pm
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    Ready To Shine: Zack Filler
    ZACK FILLER COPYWRITER PORTFOLIO NIGHT 9 MONTREAL PARTICIPANT __________________________ What are you hoping to...
    by PN9 Admin at May 26th, 2011 at 01:05 pm

04: behind the scenes

We’re cooking something up

April 5th, 2011 at 12:04 am
Okay, perhaps what we’re cooking up isn’t THAT delicious looking, but as a fan of all things powered by magic and has screens, I’m pretty excited about the...
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    Tickets are on sale!
    It’s been a crazy few weeks preparing for Portfolio Night 9. Most of us at IHAI have been sleeping less than...
    by Alfred at April 5th, 2011 at 12:04 am
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    The AD-Venture: NYC screening and DVD release on March 23
    Portfolio Night is proud to sponsor and support our good friend Bill Novak and his film The Ad-Venture: A map...
    by Alfred at March 11th, 2011 at 06:03 pm
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    Back from the holidays
    Now that we are in January, things are moving fast! I’ve been on the phone/email all day and things...
    by Alfred at January 20th, 2011 at 06:01 pm

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    Ready To Shine: Ben George
    BEN GEORGE COPYWRITER www.btgeorge.com PORTFOLIO NIGHT 9 LOS ANGELES PARTICIPANT __________________________ Why is there so much bad advertising out there? “Bad advertising exists for two reasons: 1. Advertising is subjective. As much as we all like to pretend to...
    by PN9 Admin at May 26th, 2011 at 03:05 pm
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    Ready To Shine: Hannah Arusell
    HANNAH ARUSELL ART DIRECTOR www.hannahmakesart.com PORTFOLIO NIGHT 9 AUSTIN PARTICIPANT __________________________ How would you explain your future job to family and friends who don’t know anything about the ad industry? “I usually don’t. My family and...
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    Ready To Shine: Jessica Lock
    JESSICA LOCK ART DIRECTOR be.net/jessicalock PORTFOLIO NIGHT 9 TORONTO PARTICIPANT __________________________ When did you realize you wanted to get into advertising? “After looking at a campaign that raised awareness about hunger. It suddenly hit me: how influential...
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    Ready To Shine: Jeffrey Willim
    JEFFERY WILLIM ART DIRECTOR www.willim.ca PORTFOLIO NIGHT 9 TORONTO PARTICIPANT __________________________ When did you realize you wanted to get into advertising? “For a very large portion of my teenage life, I wrote graffiti. I painted everything from freight trains...
    by PN9 Admin at May 26th, 2011 at 02:05 pm
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    Ready To Shine: Zack Filler
    ZACK FILLER COPYWRITER PORTFOLIO NIGHT 9 MONTREAL PARTICIPANT __________________________ What are you hoping to experience at Portfolio Night 9? “For me Portfolio Night 9 is my second time. It’s sort of like “Portfolio Night II: Unfinished Business”....
    by PN9 Admin at May 26th, 2011 at 01:05 pm
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    Ready To Shine: Phil Wright
    PHIL WRIGHT COPYWRITER philwright.carbonmade.com PORTFOLIO NIGHT 9 TORONTO PARTICIPANT __________________________ What good are award shows for someone of your level of experience? “To loosely gauge how good my work is. There’s always a market for the best of anything,...
    by PN9 Admin at May 26th, 2011 at 01:05 pm