GUT signs Danny Alvarez as its newest Executive Creative Director

Global independent creative agency GUT has brought Danny Alvarez aboard as its newest executive creative director. He reports to Juan Javier Peña Plaza and Ricardo Casal, executive creative directors, North America, and global partners. Alvarez has already wrapped his first project as ECD at GUT, helping to creatively lead the launch of the booking platform … Continue reading “GUT signs Danny Alvarez as its newest Executive Creative Director”

Popeyes trusts Gut when it comes to advertising

This is the reward you get for helping a brand launch a menu item that becomes a part of pop culture. Miami agency, Gut, has been named AOR for Popeyes, effectively ending a relationship with incumbent GSD&M since 2008. Gut, founded in 2018 by former DAVID creatives Anselmo Ramos and Gaston Bigio, spent much of … Continue reading “Popeyes trusts Gut when it comes to advertising”

VFX Legion conjures up effects for Disney+ series Just Beyond

When you think of Disney+, you immediately gravitate toward the Marvel, Lucasfilm and Pixar collections. But there is a healthy offering of other series worth watching. One of them is the supernatural kids’ series, Just Beyond. Inspired by the writings of R.L. Stine, Just Beyond is an eight-episode anthology series that tells astonishing and thought-provoking … Continue reading “VFX Legion conjures up effects for Disney+ series Just Beyond”

One Club announces Diverse Juries for 2022

The One Club for Creativity has announced the prestigious list of global creative leaders from around the world who will serve as judges for The One Show 2022. Nearly 400 top creatives from 48 countries will judge The One Show this year.  A sampling of the diverse, gender-balanced jury includes: Doug Alves, design lead, Airbnb San Francisco, Design Daniel Barak, … Continue reading “One Club announces Diverse Juries for 2022”

Our top 15 Thanksgiving movies

Thanksgiving has many traditions in not only food dishes, but also entertainment. And in a time where we are in the middle of a pandemic, we can use some entertainment. Some people enjoy watching endless hours of football, while others take the time to listen to Arlo Guthrie’s “Alice’s Restaurant” in its entirety. I, on … Continue reading “Our top 15 Thanksgiving movies”

Rust Tragedy Update: Experts Weigh In

Last month, we reported on the accidental shooting on the set of the movie Rust, that injured director Joel Souza and took the life of rising talent cinematographer Halyna Hutchins who was the Director of Photography of the film.  Disturbing details have emerged, almost daily, since the deadly accident and as more and more information … Continue reading “Rust Tragedy Update: Experts Weigh In”

Fela’s Kajal extends collab with Megan Thee Stallion in Popeyes creative

The new Megan Thee Stallion creative for Popeyes‘ “Hottie Sauce,” was directed by female powerhouse director Kajal, who recently signed with the Toronto-based and culture-defining production company, Fela. A Brooklyn native, Kajal is a multifaceted creative who rose to acclaim directing the powerful and transformative documentary short  Protecting Women of Color, starring Megan Thee Stallion and … Continue reading “Fela’s Kajal extends collab with Megan Thee Stallion in Popeyes creative”

Impulse takes the wheel in latest campaign for Forza Horizon 5

Xbox Game Studios’ Forza Horizon 5 takes place in Mexico and features an ever-evolving open world with limitless driving action in hundreds of the world’s greatest cars. It’s a game where absolute freedom truly leads to incredible experiences. That’s why we created a campaign that champions impulsiveness as a virtue. When you listen to your gut, you … Continue reading “Impulse takes the wheel in latest campaign for Forza Horizon 5”

Dinosaur urges world leaders not to ‘Choose Extinction’ at United Nations

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has brought a ferocious, talking dinosaur to the United Nations’ headquarters to urge more climate action from global leaders, in a short film launched as the centerpiece of the organization’s new ‘Don’t Choose Extinction’ campaign. Bursting into the iconic United Nations General Assembly Hall, famous for history-making speeches by … Continue reading “Dinosaur urges world leaders not to ‘Choose Extinction’ at United Nations”

ROOF Studio brings CG magic to learning platform Juni

Animation studio ROOF Studio (ROOF) animated a new spot for Juni Learning, an online learning experience that prepares kids 7-18 for the real world by teaching them the skills needed to succeed in the industries and career paths of the future. Blending spirited 3D animation, motion graphics, and live-action, the spot highlights Juni’s award-winning learning … Continue reading “ROOF Studio brings CG magic to learning platform Juni”

Megan Thee Stallion drops her Hottie Sauce at Popeyes

Y’All – Popeyes made a hot sauce with Megan Thee Stallion and it’s our Reel Ad of the Week. But the QSR and hot performer didn’t stop there. Popeyes announces a HOT collaboration with Grammy Award-winning musician,  entrepreneur, and now Popeyes Franchise Owner, Megan Thee Stallion, as they introduce a new sauce, Megan Thee Stallion … Continue reading “Megan Thee Stallion drops her Hottie Sauce at Popeyes”

Strike averted – IATSE and Kennedy Center agree on 3-year pact. Details here

Following late-night bargaining Friday and a unanimous vote to strike earlier this week, stagehands represented by the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees IATSE- Local 22have reached an agreement for a new three-year contract with management at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.   The agreement was ratified by the union’s … Continue reading “Strike averted – IATSE and Kennedy Center agree on 3-year pact. Details here”

VFX Legion Delivers 160+ Effects for Blumhouse’s ‘Black as Night’

VFX Legion recently produced the effects for the vampire tale, Black as Night, a co-production of Amazon Studios and Blumhouse Productions. The movie premiered October 1st on Amazon Prime, kicking off the rollout of the final four films in the thematically related series, Welcome to Blumhouse. Legion, the visual effects vendor for the seven original films produced … Continue reading “VFX Legion Delivers 160+ Effects for Blumhouse’s ‘Black as Night’”

Venus Williams, Blue Shields CA take on gender bias in healthcare

Gender bias has bubbled to the surface of nearly every industry. And now, healthcare is in the spotlight. Healthcare is failing women in America, and has been for decades. 1 in 2 women’s health concerns go unheard. 83% of women with chronic pain have experienced gender discrimination from doctors. Their concern is often met with … Continue reading “Venus Williams, Blue Shields CA take on gender bias in healthcare”

Director Joseph Sackett talks genderqueer Freaky Friday film, Homebody

Homebody is an entertaining and fascinating feature film about a little boy’s spirit entering his female babysitter’s body. The fantasy just screened at Outfest Film Festival and the coming of age LGBTQ comedy could be equated to a genderqueer Freaky Friday. Ish. Reel 360 caught up with the mind behind the film, writer and director … Continue reading “Director Joseph Sackett talks genderqueer Freaky Friday film, Homebody”

VFX Legion creates 100+ effects For ‘Don’t Breathe 2’

After the critical and commercial success of the 2016 effective thriller, Don’t Breathe, we now have Don’t Breathe 2. The film opened two weeks ago with Stephen Lang (Avatar), reprising his role as Norman Nordstrom / “The Blind Man,” with Brendan Sexton III and Madelyn Grace in supporting roles. VFX Legion delivered 100+ visual effects for director Rodo … Continue reading “VFX Legion creates 100+ effects For ‘Don’t Breathe 2’”

Wild Turkey, Matthew McConaughey want us to trust our spirits

Wild Turkey has launched its new, global creative campaign and platform, “Trust Your Spirit,” featuring the brand’s Creative Director Matthew McConaughey. Encouraging others to be bold, unapologetically themselves, and stay true to who they are, the campaign features a series of digital vignettes that serve as a tribute to the legendary Master Distillers at the helm of … Continue reading “Wild Turkey, Matthew McConaughey want us to trust our spirits”

Dead Prezis are very alive in new Travis Thompson video directed by Tyler Yee

SixTwentySix Productions has lent its services to Dead Prezis, the latest music video to drop from rising Seattle hip hop talent Travis Thompson featuring American rapper and music producer G-Eazy.  The track is from Thompson’s brand new, just released album BLVD BOY, named for the Burien, Washington native’s hometown street he grew up on, Ambaum … Continue reading “Dead Prezis are very alive in new Travis Thompson video directed by Tyler Yee”

Supernatural: Prequel Winchesters in development

Jensen Ackles, who played Dean Winchester on the CW’s Supernatural for 15 years, isn’t quite finished enjoying his slice of the Supernatural pie and has decided to cut himself, and his wife Danneel Ackles yet another slice with their proposed prequel spin-off series titled The Winchesters.  Supernatural, the longest-running sci-fi genre series in the history … Continue reading “Supernatural: Prequel Winchesters in development”

Gold Bond: Cut+Run’s Grover does not drop the “ball”

Let’s just say this new Gold Bond spot could not have been done without balls on at least one of the creative’s parts. “Schweaty” ones to be exact. The leading skincare brand recently debuted an irreverent new national TV and social campaign to tout its iconic body and foot powder products. Part of Gold Bond’s … Continue reading “Gold Bond: Cut+Run’s Grover does not drop the “ball””