1+ The last five years have brought special effects studio JAMM some truly exceptional work. From working on the promo for Atlanta season two, to collaborating with Sony Tri-Star on their new intro, to creating a VR experience for Marvel’s Iron Man. The showreel highlights the best from their first five and demonstrates the far-ranging skills of their stellar team, headed … Continue reading “Celebrate JAMM’s 5th birthday with epic showreel”
1+ Pull out your neon leg warmers, track suits and fanny packs, and rock out to Tears for Fears and a Flock of Seagulls. California Lottery is giving us something to look forward to – by taking us back to the carefree and colorful 80s. Get ready for Pac-Man. Created by David&Goliath, California Lottery’s latest … Continue reading “Waka waka CA Lottery introduces Pac-Man Scratchers”
1+ The Television Academy today announced the awards categories to be presented during the 72nd Emmys and the virtual 2020 Creative Arts Emmy Awards ceremonies. The 72nd Emmy Awards will be hosted by Jimmy Kimmel—who also joins Guy Carrington, Reginald Hudlin, David Jammy and Ian Stewart as an executive producer of the program. The show … Continue reading “Emmys to be streamed over 4 nights, broadcast on 5th”
1+ Happy Valentine’s Day to the Reel 360 readers! Avoid high-pressure decision-making with this new Valentine’s Day campaign for Jared, edited by Cut+Run’s Gary Knight and directed by Biscuit’s Clay Weiner for McKinney. The Jeweltones, a sage vocal group, once again lend their voices to help you find the right way to say I love … Continue reading “Cut+Run’s Knight cuts V-Day campaign for Jared”
3+ Christmas, Hanukkah and Chrismakkah are literally around the corner. Hanukkah starts Saturday the 21st and we know when St. Nick is trespassing via our chimneys with the perfect gift. To make your last minute holiday gift buying just a l’il bit easier before the oohs and aahs from that creative director or director who’s … Continue reading “Reel 360’s last-minute gift guide of must-haves”
1+ This is great news. Today, I’m Brave, the global nonprofit that inspires bravery around the world, announced that its 100Roofs Project with a mission to rebuild 100 roofs for 100 families in Puerto Rico, exceeded its goal, completing 116 roofs and counting. The roofs were rebuilt in Morovis and Orocovis, municipalities in Puerto Rico … Continue reading “Today, I’m Brave’s 100Roofs project exceeds goal”
1+ Let me just say, I love this spot. Few video games have spanned generations where an adult can feel like a child again. But that’s Nintendo’s Mario Kart Tour. And I sure used to love me some Rainbow Road raceway. Still do. To kick off pre-registration for Mario Kart Tour, the soon to be … Continue reading “TBWA\Chiat\Day revs up for mobile version of Mario Kart”
2+ The Super Bowl is tomorrow and the Reel 360 Team is still checking out many of the spots that will happen in between downs this year. From Innocean USA comes Hyundai’s humorous Super Bowl commercial shows how Hyundai Shopper Assurance can elevate the car buying experience without the fearful glances and groans of life’s … Continue reading “Jason Bateman goes down in Hyundai Super Bowl spot”
5+ Now that we have passed Thanksgiving, we are deep in the throes of holiday spots. There are some good ones and not-so-good ones. But we are lucky to share one of the really good ones. Created by David&Goliath, the California Lottery continues its tradition of encouraging Scratchers as gifts to both friends and acquaintances, … Continue reading “David&Goliath and Guard Bros for Holiday Scratchers”
4+ Created by David&Goliath, “May the Best Dream Win” inspires Californians to believe that no dream is too big, too small or too out there. I’m a dreamer, that’s why I never felt completely at home in Philly, New York or Chicago. With no disrespect to my former homes, I always felt the west was … Continue reading “CA Lottery’s SuperLotto Plus campaign breathes new life into the ‘California Dream’”
2+ National Campaign Includes Seven Broadcast Spots and a Jimmy Kimmel Live! Segment Kia Motors America is taking a straightforward approach to the automotive Summer Sales season with a national integrated marketing campaign that states the obvious reason why consumers should consider Kia. Simply put, because Kia is “America’s Best Value.” But is it the … Continue reading “Kids sell cars in Kia Motors Summer Sales campaign”
7+ I don’t know if I’m lucky or not that I live 10 minutes from Universal, Hollywood. You’re welcome stalkers. That said, I sure do love going to the theme park when my daughters are here during the summer and Christmas. Plus, who am I kidding? I’m a big kid. I love the rides and … Continue reading “David&Goliath launch new Universal Parks campaign”
8+ David Cassidy, the 67-year-old legendary artist and performer who succumbed to organ failure Nov. 21, spent some of his last days playing music in Chicago. “We were working on an EP called Songs My Father Taught Me,” says Mix Kitchen’s Craig J. Snider. “These are songs that his dad, Jack Cassidy, taught him. We … Continue reading “Making music with David Cassidy”
3+ The creative leaders at Schafer Condon Carter got down to business on a Southern Comfort gig in New Orleans over the summer. Aiming to celebrate the place where the venerable liqueur was born, Dennis Bannon, Ron Sone and Michael Dorich set the stage for a cast of locals to show the world what the … Continue reading “SCC gets down with Southern Comfort”
Get ready to feel old. Like really old. Today is the official 20th anniversary of the release of the Harry Potter franchise.
The first book, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (later retitled The Sorcerer’s Stone in America), was released 20 years ago, on June 26th, 1997.
To take our minds off the fact that we are closer to becoming dust, Facebook and Twitter have gone all out to celebrate by posting Easter Eggs on user’s social media posts.