Verizon reassures public with COVID-19 messaging

Verizon is taking steps to assure the public that, no matter what comes with the COVID-19 pandemic, the Verizon network will still be working, so people can continue to communicate with loved ones. “Millions of us will be changing the way we live and work for some time. That’s why we’re relentlessly committed to making … Continue reading “Verizon reassures public with COVID-19 messaging”

Verizon creates 5G dome experience at Super Bowl

Ahead of this weekend’s Super Bowl , Verizon and Momentum have teamed with Tool and  eightvfx on a spectacular 5G dome experience at the Big Game Live activation space in Miami. The experience is complete with an immersive AR experience, volumetric football players and 5G features of the future, showing how Verizon’s 5G NFL stadiums are revolutionizing … Continue reading “Verizon creates 5G dome experience at Super Bowl”

MJZ, anti-gun campaigns from Burnett and BBDO win big at shots Awards

Last night, the shots Awards held The Americas Ceremony in Hollywood. Production company, MJZ, along with work anti-gun violence creative from Leo Burnett, BBDO and States United to Prevent Gun Violence came away the big winners. With the pandemic causing the previous last two awards shows to go digital-only, this celebration of creative campaigns from North and … Continue reading “MJZ, anti-gun campaigns from Burnett and BBDO win big at shots Awards”

Droga5, BBDO, Chiat, SMUGGLER lead AICP Shortlists

The AICP Awards today released the Shortlists for the 2022 editions of its three competitions: The AICP Show: The Art & Technique of the Commercial, the AICP Next Awards and the AICP Post Awards. The Shortlists are the results of a bifurcated judging system that began earlier this year with a series of panels with … Continue reading “Droga5, BBDO, Chiat, SMUGGLER lead AICP Shortlists”

Dune, Encanto, Sheba winners in 20th Visual Effects Society Awards

The Visual Effects Society (VES) held the 20th Annual VES Awards, the prestigious yearly celebration that recognizes outstanding visual effects artistry and innovation in film, animation, television, commercials, video games and special venues.  This marks the Society’s 20th VES Awards program, and is being celebrated during the organization’s milestone 25th Anniversary. Industry guests gathered at the Beverly … Continue reading “Dune, Encanto, Sheba winners in 20th Visual Effects Society Awards”

Hue+Cry has Side Hustle on the East Coast

Design-centered animation and content creation studio Hue+Cry, has announced its new partnership with creative management company Hustle for East Coast representation.  Hue+Cry, led by executive producer Scott Friske and creative director Matt Darnall, will work closely with Andrew Michaeloff, partner at Side Hustle, which is part of the Hustle bicoastal network led and founded by … Continue reading “Hue+Cry has Side Hustle on the East Coast”

Lauren DeFelice joins Assembly as Senior Producer

New York-based Post Production studio Assembly has announced the addition of industry veteran Lauren DeFelice to its production team as Senior VFX Producer. Lauren joins the Assembly team with over a decade of experience producing award-winning work for the Film, TV and Advertising industries. Her film career has spanned work for Blue Sky Studios, Sony … Continue reading “Lauren DeFelice joins Assembly as Senior Producer”

Framestore bolsters creative leadership with Victoria Osborn, Brian Drucker

Oscar-winning creative studio Framestore announced today that it has expanded its creative leadership team in New York with the appointments of Victoria Osborn as Creative Director, VFX Supervisor and Brian Drucker as Creative Director, Design. With over 20 years of industry experience, Osborn will report to New York Managing Director Charles Howell and work closely … Continue reading “Framestore bolsters creative leadership with Victoria Osborn, Brian Drucker”

Raucous Content signs director Russell Brownley

Director Russell Brownley has joined LA-based Raucous Content for U.S. representation. Brownley’s cinematic work is bathed in an atmospheric sensitivity — as if emotion and sensation had its own genre of ASMR. Based out of Southern California, Brownley began his career shooting surf films and documentaries. So, it’s no surprise that Brownley gravitates his narratives to … Continue reading “Raucous Content signs director Russell Brownley”

Founder of mcgarrybowen, John McGarry, loses battle with Parkinson’s

In 2002, one of the original “Mad Man,” John McGarry left his CEO position at Y&R along with Gorden Bowen and Stewart Owen to launch revered creative shop, mcgarrybowen. At one point the shop became the largest indie agency in New York and the 10th largest indie agency in the U. S. Unfortunately, the trailblazer … Continue reading “Founder of mcgarrybowen, John McGarry, loses battle with Parkinson’s”

FCB New York elevates Nigel Jones and Vita Harris

FCB has announced the elevation of its top two global strategic leaders: Nigel Jones and Vita Harris. Nigel moves up from day-to-day operations to take on the chairperson role for FCB, where he will partner with FCB’s global leadership team on special projects. For Vita, the network is elevating the role and responsibilities of global … Continue reading “FCB New York elevates Nigel Jones and Vita Harris”

Mat Bisher joins DDB New York as Chief Creative Officer

DDB has announced the appointment of Mat Bisher to Chief Creative Officer, DDB NY to lead creative teams at the network’s flagship office. Bisher will work under the creative leadership of DDB Global Chief Creative Officer, Ari Weiss. Weiss said: “Mat is the type of creative leader who can see the entire board. His influence stretches well beyond the creative department as he inspires teams … Continue reading “Mat Bisher joins DDB New York as Chief Creative Officer”

Glen Landrum joins Harbor as Senior Audio Engineer

With an impressive audio career spanning more than 25 years, Glen Landrum joins Harbor’s growing commercial sound talent roster with immediate effect.  A renowned award-winning sound mixer for TV and radio commercials, he has worked on both long and short-form content for Sound Lounge, Lime NYC, Lower East Side, Servisound, and Henniger Digital Audio. Landrum … Continue reading “Glen Landrum joins Harbor as Senior Audio Engineer”

Where the Buffalo Roam imparts chill vibe for communication hub, Front

Some days, managing your inbox can feel like climbing up an endless mountain. Customer communication software provider, Front, knew it had the solution to this and other all-too-common workflow problems, but how to quickly and succinctly convey something so intangible? Enter full-service production company Where the Buffalo Roam (WTBR) with the creative solution — The … Continue reading “Where the Buffalo Roam imparts chill vibe for communication hub, Front”

72andSunny strengthens creative and brand leadership teams

Our friends at 72andSunny continue to bolster its talent with new leadership hires out of its New York office which include: Elaine Cox serving as executive creative director, Robyn Makinson, design director, Ana Bermudez, director of brand management and Ashley Smith, group brand director. “Since day one our vision has been to deliver head-turning creativity … Continue reading “72andSunny strengthens creative and brand leadership teams”

Becky Smialek ascends to EP for Cutters Editorial Detroit

Cutters Studios has announced the promotion of Becky Smialek to Executive Producer of Cutters Editorial Detroit. The announcement was made by Cutters Studios President/Managing Director Craig Duncan and Cutters Studios Detroit CEO Steve Wild. Based in New York City in 2014, Smialek seized the opportunity to return home to Detroit as Director of Business Development … Continue reading “Becky Smialek ascends to EP for Cutters Editorial Detroit”

AICP: 2021 Most Next Award goes to FCB

The 2021 AICP Next Awards debuted last night, recognizing creative excellence in new and emerging media. Appropriately, a cutting-edge campaign that put virtual fans in the seats for NBA games, creating a global sensation while driving sales for its sponsor, was proclaimed as the Most Next winner. Chosen from all the winners in the Next … Continue reading “AICP: 2021 Most Next Award goes to FCB”

Mojo Supermarket: Mel Senecal is Director of Integrated Production

Top independent agency Mojo Supermarket has hired award-winning production veteran Mel Senecal as its director of integrated production, a new position at the agency. Mel is joining Mojo following a 10-year tenure at McCann where she served as VP executive producer leading all productions at m: united/McCann and overseeing productions for global markets. At McCann, Mel led … Continue reading “Mojo Supermarket: Mel Senecal is Director of Integrated Production”

AMV BBDO Wins The One Show 2021 Best of Show

AMV BBDO London capped off a hugely successful year at The One Show 2021, winning Best of Show, six Best of Discipline awards, and being named the show’s Agency of the Year. The UK shop won all of its 12 Gold Pencils this year on behalf of client Essity Bodyform/Libresse, with Best of Show going to “#wombpainstories”, which won Gold in Integrated, … Continue reading “AMV BBDO Wins The One Show 2021 Best of Show”