Wells Fargo Advisors takes second guessing out

1+ Wells Fargo Advisors has recently launched a new campaign, encouraging investors to consider the company for personal investment planning advice. Amidst what has been a turbulent 12 months in the marketplace, now, more than ever, many consumers are facing confusion around their investing decisions. A financial advisor from Wells Fargo Advisors can help investors … Continue reading “Wells Fargo Advisors takes second guessing out”

Zoe Saldana joins Snoop, Bad Bunny for a Corona

1+ Working towards a ‘better you’ shouldn’t have to feel like work. As the new face of Corona Premier, the 90-calorie light beer from Corona, international star and advocate for Hispanic voices, Guardians of the Galaxy’s and Star Trek’s Zoe Saldana, will join the Corona cast to represent a La Vida Más Fina perspective on wellness.  … Continue reading “Zoe Saldana joins Snoop, Bad Bunny for a Corona”

Superdoom signs director Heidi Berg

1+ Creative bureau Superdoom has signed director Heidi Berg (they/them) for U.S. commercial production out of Los Angeles, CA. This is their first commercial representation. Their work captures the ethos of major brands and entertainment properties with mind-melding cinematic narrative and magical realism, for companies including Netflix, Google, Samsung, Apple, Audi, Lexus, BMW, Mercedes, Nike … Continue reading “Superdoom signs director Heidi Berg”

Logan Industry launches production company

1+ The producers behind 2020’s award-winning documentary feature ​The Donut King,​ directed by Alice Gu, have launched Logan Industry, a full-service commercial and film/TV production company. Following the success of the documentary, their next feature project is the scripted biopic version of ​The Donut King,​ to be produced with Scott Free, with Ridley Scott serving as EP. … Continue reading “Logan Industry launches production company”

Wayne and Garth are back in Uber Eats Super Bowl spot

1+ The Super Bowl was made for Super Bowl parties. Except this year. But that doesn’t mean we can’t order from Uber Eats and party on. You know, like Wayne and Garth. Mike Myers and Dana Carvey, the stars who created and brought to life local-access legends Wayne Campbell and Garth Algar on the classic … Continue reading “Wayne and Garth are back in Uber Eats Super Bowl spot”

The Mill appoints Josh Mandel as Global CEO

1+ Global creative production studio The Mill has appointed Josh Mandel as its new Chief Executive Officer effective immediately. Mandel will be taking on the newly appointed role as previous acting CEO David Patton turns his focus to growing the wider advertising division at The Mill’s parent company Technicolor. Within his role as Global President of … Continue reading “The Mill appoints Josh Mandel as Global CEO”

Alkemy X hires Venantini as VP of Business Development

1+ Victoria Venantini has joined award-winning global entertainment company Alkemy X as VP of Business Development. Bringing extensive business development experience across post production and live action, she fuses an eye for talent with a forward-facing perspective on the changing creative needs of the content space. In her new role, she will oversee business development … Continue reading “Alkemy X hires Venantini as VP of Business Development”

A dog finds his “Dogtopia” in new Microsoft Xmas spot

1+ For the most part, it’s been a pretty shitty year. We’re separated from family and friends. Money is tight. Or in many cases nonexistent. And now we have the pressure of holiday shopping. Where is our holiday spirit? In the flusher. Microsoft, along with AOR McCann New York, acknowledges that reality but, at the … Continue reading “A dog finds his “Dogtopia” in new Microsoft Xmas spot”

Dell Blue goes full-on “rube” in new spot

1+ Dell Blue, the internal creative agency for Dell, launched a new campaign for the all-new UltraSharp monitor by Dell Technologies. The centerpiece of the campaign is a whimsical CG spot inspired by classic Rube Goldberg machines. “Beauty of Productivity” takes viewers on a mesmerizing journey through an elaborate “Rube” world triggered by a ball … Continue reading “Dell Blue goes full-on “rube” in new spot”

Waka waka CA Lottery introduces Pac-Man Scratchers

2+ 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”

Truly Hard Seltzer brings the flavor in new campaign

1+ It’s impossible to hate on a spot that includes a Soul Train line. Truly Hard Seltzer has dropped a brand new campaign, calling on drinkers to be their original and flavorful selves and never letting anyone stand in their way. Dubbed “Live Truly,” the two spots deliver color, life and energy to hard seltzer … Continue reading “Truly Hard Seltzer brings the flavor in new campaign”

Eva Longoria, Liev Shrieber daydream with Stella Artois

1+ Talk about seeing double after you drink a beer. Sorry, couldn’t resist. Stella Artois is reminding everyone that they’re only a daydream away from ‘The Life Artois‘ by introducing the ‘You’re Never Too Far From The Life Artois’ campaign. The TVC was created by AOR Pereira O’Dell  Beginning yesterday on Stella Artois’ YouTube page, … Continue reading “Eva Longoria, Liev Shrieber daydream with Stella Artois”

Lions launch ‘Classic’ in partnership w/ Facebook

1+ Cannes Lions Live has launched Classic, a curated collection of the very best Lion-winning work, spanning from the dawn of the Festival in 1954 all the way through to 2000. Classic is available to access on Lions learning and intelligence platform, The Work. The new digital experience launched on Monday, June 22. The film provides … Continue reading “Lions launch ‘Classic’ in partnership w/ Facebook”

Gustafson most awarded editor at AICP Awards

1+ Winners of the AICP Show: The Art & Technique of the Commercial were presented awards tonight at a special virtual premiere held in lieu of the annual gala premiere at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), due to the coronavirus pandemic. Together with the AICP Next Awards, which were presented online on June 16th, … Continue reading “Gustafson most awarded editor at AICP Awards”

Cutters’ Gustafson wins 4 AICP Post Awards for Jeep

1+ The 2020 AICP Post Awards winners, honoring excellence in a range of post production arts, were revealed tonight during a special virtual premiere held online, in keeping with social distancing initiatives driven by the COVID-19 pandemic. Tonight’s presentation is the second of three virtual celebrations that comprise AICP Week – which led off with … Continue reading “Cutters’ Gustafson wins 4 AICP Post Awards for Jeep”

Framestore bolsters team with Senior Hires

1+ Oscar-winning creative studio Framestore announced today that it has grown its team in New York with two new VFX Supervisors, Nick Tanner and Steve Sanchez, as well as Supervising Producer, Heino Henning. They will be reporting into New York Managing Director, Charles Howell.  With over 20 years of creative problem-solving experience, Tanner is regarded … Continue reading “Framestore bolsters team with Senior Hires”

Cut+Run’s Peterson edits short on Warriors’ Thompson

1+ No one knows when Golden State Warrior’s Klay Thompson will step on the court again. Thompson tore his left ACL in Game 6 of the 2019 NBA Finals on June 13 and underwent surgery on July 2. Above the Waves is a short film for Kaiser Permanente that documents the All-Star on his mental and physical … Continue reading “Cut+Run’s Peterson edits short on Warriors’ Thompson”

2020 AICP Awards release short list

2+ Matt Miller, President and CEO of AICP, today announced the release of the shortlists for the 2020 AICP Awards – the AICP Post Awards, the AICP Next Awards and the AICP Show @MoMA. Winners in each of these three strategically-aligned competitions for excellence will be revealed during a series of free virtual premieres set … Continue reading “2020 AICP Awards release short list”

GAP enlists RadicalMedia’s Gálvez to relearn khakis

2+ The GAP has been fairly quiet for a long time. Once, the brand was everyone’s jam from Madonna to Spike Lee to Charlize Theron. It was “our casual chic.” While GAP is still sported by the likes of Mindy Kaling, Kate Middleton and Selena Gomez, the brand finds itself in financial trouble. Most of … Continue reading “GAP enlists RadicalMedia’s Gálvez to relearn khakis”

Alkemy X hires two for its New York office

2+ Alkemy X has hired VFX Supervisors Bilali Mack and Erin Nash in its NYC office. Mack comes to Alkemy X from MPC, where he supervised and executed VFX on spots for top brands including Adidas, Sonos, Google and BMW. Nash joins the team from FuseFX where he served as Head of 2D, leveraging his … Continue reading “Alkemy X hires two for its New York office”