Spike Lee, Alfre Woodard narrate Ghetto Film School PSA

1+ Ghetto Film School’s new short film “What’s in a Name” amplifies GFS’s goal to give platforms to people whose stories are not always told and volume to voices often unheard. The film, via agency Wieden+Kennedy NY, edited by Cut+Run’s Aika Miyake and produced by Bryght Young Things, pushes against some of the stereotypes and … Continue reading “Spike Lee, Alfre Woodard narrate Ghetto Film School PSA”

Kerry Washington produces Neutrogena Studios film

1+ Neutrogena, America’s #1 facial skincare brand, today announced the launch of its first-ever brand content studio, Neutrogena Studios, along with the of its first documentary short, titled In the Sun, which is Executive Produced by Emmy Award Winning Actress Kerry Washington. The content studio will provide an innovative medium to tell compelling stories that educate … Continue reading “Kerry Washington produces Neutrogena Studios film”

The Reel Chicago Black List: Patrick Wimp, filmmaker

8+ Patrick is the first MFA graduate from DePaul University Digital Cinema. Throughout his career, he has written and produced films, commercials, and TV series all over the world. Pat is the co-founder and owner of Digital Hydra, an Emmy award-winning production company that has crafted commercial and creative content for a variety of major … Continue reading “The Reel Chicago Black List: Patrick Wimp, filmmaker”

Wieden+Kennedy bolsters global leadership team

1+ Big news from the New York office of Wieden+Kennedy. The agency has elevated two of its executives to the agency’s global leadership team. Executive creative director Karl Lieberman is now the shop’s chief creative officer. Managing director Neal Arthur has been promoted to chief operating officer. According to Ad Age, Colleen DeCourcy will remain as … Continue reading “Wieden+Kennedy bolsters global leadership team”

AICP Equity & Inclusion Committee sets agenda

1+ AICP’s Equity & Inclusion Committee, launched as part of the association’s Commitment to Drive Change initiative, has announced its roster of members and established its working agenda as it moves to help the industry cast a wider net for talent, create opportunities for mentorship and advancement for people of color and establish hiring practices … Continue reading “AICP Equity & Inclusion Committee sets agenda”

The Reel Black List: Hilliard Guess, Writer/Producer/Director

8+ (Editor’s Note: Last year on Reel Chicago, we launched a celebration of Black Chicago talent in advertising, film, TV and music called “The Reel Black List.” This year, we have decided to expand the popular feature nationwide in Reel 360.) LA-based Hilliard Guess is a talented writer, producer, director and podcaster. He currently writes … Continue reading “The Reel Black List: Hilliard Guess, Writer/Producer/Director”