LOBOS and Luis Fonsi highlight South Florida Ford dealers

As winter takes its last swings of the season in many parts of the country, South Florida stands out as the place where you can do “the stuff you wanna do.” And as multi-platinum-selling recording artist Luis Fonsi explains, Ford SUVs are “perfect for South Florida.” The campaign, called “Life with Luis,” was created by … Continue reading “LOBOS and Luis Fonsi highlight South Florida Ford dealers”

Kelsey Grammer, Leon Hendrix, Hilary Barraford among Sue Wong party guests

Heavy rain, hail, rare snow, fog and blackouts could not keep people away as fashion icon Sue Wong threw one of her exclusive, star-studded soirées, unveiling Palazzo Marrakesh to her closest friends. In attendance were actor Kelsey Grammer (Frasier, Cheers, X-Men: the Last Stand, X-Men: Days of Future Past) and his daughter Greer, designer Donald … Continue reading “Kelsey Grammer, Leon Hendrix, Hilary Barraford among Sue Wong party guests”

Jessica Hafford joins RSA Photo and Art Division

Ridley Scott Creative Group’s RSA Films Photo & Art announces the appointment of senior agent/executive producer, Jessica Hafford for the Americas.  The move builds on the success of the group’s recent expansions with the launch of an unscripted division led by Dominic Crossley-Holland and the appointment of Bethany Papenbrock as managing director, EU based in … Continue reading “Jessica Hafford joins RSA Photo and Art Division”

Rakish taps Fern Berresford for U.S. Representation

Artist-driven boutique Rakish welcomes to their roster award-winning director Fern Berresford, whose dynamic and offbeat visual storytelling is simpatico with Rakish’s sophisticated, cinematic vision. “Rakish has a fantastic slate of talent which got my attention immediately,” said Berresford, who was drawn to Rakish’s highly-curated roster. “There’s a unique space for my style of visually striking and bold, emotive storytelling. I … Continue reading “Rakish taps Fern Berresford for U.S. Representation”

The Mill appoints Misha Stanford-Harris as VP Global Production

The Mill today announced the promotion of Misha Stanford-Harris to Vice President of Global Production. Misha Stanford-Harris started at The Technicolor-owned company in December 2014 as an award-winning Executive VFX Producer, before taking on the role of Head of Production and subsequently becoming Managing Director for the London and Berlin Studios. Prior to joining The … Continue reading “The Mill appoints Misha Stanford-Harris as VP Global Production”

Joydeep Dey joins WPP’s Ford team as Chief Strategy Officer

VMLY&R announced today Joydeep Dey will join the agency as global chief strategy officer on WPP’s Ford account, which spans marketing communications, experiences, technology, and commerce. Dey will serve as the strategic interface for WPP’s multi-agency team, working in close partnership with Jason Xenopoulos, the global chief creative officer on the Ford business. An experienced, hybrid strategist, Dey has … Continue reading “Joydeep Dey joins WPP’s Ford team as Chief Strategy Officer”

Sanctuary Content signs rising Director Aisha Ford

Sanctuary Content signs award-winning filmmaker Aisha Ford to their roster. A writer and director currently studying as a fourth-year MFA film student at the prestigious NYU Tisch School of the Arts, the signing marks Ford’s first official representation in the industry. Ford is off to a roaring start with Sanctuary Content , having recently been awarded her first official … Continue reading “Sanctuary Content signs rising Director Aisha Ford”

Ford to livestream electric F-150 Lightning reveal

Ford’s smartest, most innovative truck yet will be all-electric and called F-150 Lightning. The all-new F-150 Lightning will be revealed May 19 at Ford World Headquarters in Dearborn and livestreamed for millions to watch.   The F-150 Lightning brings stunning innovation, technologies and capabilities to the F-Series, America’s best-selling vehicle, combined with the power, payload and towing capability … Continue reading “Ford to livestream electric F-150 Lightning reveal”

Ford participates in COVID-19 memorial

According to the latest statistics, there have been 23,556,676 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 392,641 deaths in the United States. Ford Motor Company will join with organizations and communities across the United States tomorrow in a memorial honoring people who lost their lives as a result of the pandemic. For one hour starting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Ford will illuminate … Continue reading “Ford participates in COVID-19 memorial”

AstraZeneca Oxford COVID vaccine up to 70% positive

British – Swedish multinational pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical company, AstraZeneca announced positive high-level results from an interim analysis of clinical trials of COVID vaccine AZD1222. Testing in the UK and Brazil showed the vaccine was highly effective in preventing COVID-19, the primary endpoint, and no hospitalizations or severe cases of the disease were reported in participants … Continue reading “AstraZeneca Oxford COVID vaccine up to 70% positive”

What’s not to love about ginger Ashton Swinford?

“Filmmakers are like roaches – we’ll always find a way to survive.” There is something about Gingers. We either love ’em or hate ’em for those fiery locks. Sometimes, we even make fun of ’em or just run in the other direction. Is it because they stand out in a crowd? Or does it ignite … Continue reading “What’s not to love about ginger Ashton Swinford?”

From “Bahston” to LA – award-winning Hilary Barraford

The first things you notice about triple threat Hilary Barraford are her big blue orbs, whom others would dub “eyes.” When she trains them on you, you immediately feel like you are basking in a feeling of joy and happiness. Next, is her infectious laugh. It’s an emotion that’s so big, so warm it fills … Continue reading “From “Bahston” to LA – award-winning Hilary Barraford”

Ford launches AR experience for all-electric Mustang

Ford, along with creative partner BBDO, have just launched an exciting new AR experience to help bring consumers up close and virtual with the first-ever all-electric Mustang—the Mustang Mach-E. Which is kind of badass for a badass new Mustang. Augmented Reality is transforming the way consumers are experiencing products. In fact, recent surveys highlight that … Continue reading “Ford launches AR experience for all-electric Mustang”

Ford, inspired by sneaker culture, drops new activation

Along Fairfax Avenue in Los Angeles, you can always tell when a brand new unaffordable, dope-ass sneaker is about to drop as there will be a line that stretches for blocks outside of the store. Now, Ford and BBDO New York are clearly hoping for the same effect as they have just launched a new … Continue reading “Ford, inspired by sneaker culture, drops new activation”

Ford and Disney reveal all-new Ford Bronco family

Ford Motor Company will reveal the all-new Ford Bronco 4×4 family on Monday, July 13 across Disney’s Media Networks – marking the first-ever, prime-time product reveal roadblock across Disney’s broadcast, cable, digital and streaming properties, including ABC, ESPN, National Geographic and Hulu. “Ford Bronco is an icon that has captured people’s imaginations and inspired them … Continue reading “Ford and Disney reveal all-new Ford Bronco family”

EightVFX taps Ashley Ford as new Executive Producer

Congrats are in order for Ashley Ford. EightVFX has bolstered its management team with the appointment of Ford as Executive Producer. In her new role, she will oversee bidding and incoming productions as well as new and existing relationships with directors and production companies. With her deep expertise in business development and sales, she will … Continue reading “EightVFX taps Ashley Ford as new Executive Producer”

Ashley Ford, eightvfx exec producer

Editor’s Note: They are leaders. They are inspirational. They are mentors. They are visionaries. They are, quite frankly, badasses. They are our 2020 REEL WOMEN. During Women’s History Month, you will be able to meet these incredible personalities in Advertising, Entertainment, Media and Production. Get ready, they are making “Herstory.” Bright, vivacious, and lovely, eightvfx’s … Continue reading “Ashley Ford, eightvfx exec producer”

Ford Escape, Angela Bassett celebrate Black women

Narrated by award-winning actress Angela Bassett, Ford’s latest ad campaign, “Built Phenomenally,” shines a spotlight on the all-new 2020 Ford Escape – the company’s best-selling SUV. The new African American-focused campaign, from agency UWG, celebrates the defiance, transformation and versatility of black women as creators, marketers and performers who own their uniqueness and live phenomenally. As … Continue reading “Ford Escape, Angela Bassett celebrate Black women”

Byron Allen Entertainment promotes Alford to VP Digital

Entertainment Studios, one of the largest independent producers and distributors of film and television, with 64 shows on the air, and owner of nine 24-hour HD television networks now serving nearly 160 million subscribers — including The Weather Channel television network and its streaming service Local Now — proudly announces the appointment of Natasha Alford as the Vice President of Digital Content … Continue reading “Byron Allen Entertainment promotes Alford to VP Digital”

Ford, McDonald’s brew new sustainability effort

We always talk about needing a shot of caffeine. Who knew your car could benefit from it as well? Ford Motor Company and McDonald’s USA will soon be giving vehicles a caffeine boost by using part of a familiar staple in the morning routine, coffee beans, in vehicle parts such as headlamp housing. Every year, … Continue reading “Ford, McDonald’s brew new sustainability effort”