AICP launches the Double The Line Initiative

2+ Through its Equity and Inclusion Committee,  AICP is launching the Double the Line (DTL) initiative, which gives production and post production companies, agencies, and clients the ability to create  opportunities for people of color in the advertising industry. DTL is the brainchild of Ali Brown of PRETTYBIRD, who’s a member of the E&I Committee, … Continue reading “AICP launches the Double The Line Initiative”

AICP announces new remote work/life balance guidelines

1+ We’re not sure if our friends at the AICP will address the newest remote working from home issue, now known as the Jeffrey Toobin incident, but in their defense it did happen after they released their new guidelines. As remote working has increasingly encroached on the concept of the ‘work/life balance,’ the AICP Post … Continue reading “AICP announces new remote work/life balance guidelines”

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”

AICP announces updates to COVID-19 guidelines

1+ Matt Miller, President and CEO of AICP, announced today that the trade association’s COVID-19 Workplace Guidelines and Considerations for production and post production have been updated for a fifth time (marked as Version 6) since their initial launch in late April. The latest version may be found by clicking here and are also available as a downloadable … Continue reading “AICP announces updates to COVID-19 guidelines”

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”

2020 AICP Next Awards Winners announced

1+ The 2020 AICP Next Awards debuted tonight during a special virtual premiere held online in the wake of social distancing initiatives driven by the COVID-19 pandemic. Tonight’s presentation is the first of three virtual celebrations that comprise AICP Week – which will also include premieres of the AICP Post Awards on June 17th and … Continue reading “2020 AICP Next Awards Winners announced”

AICP Week is set to go virtual this Tuesday

2+ The AICP Awards originally rescheduled due to coronavirus concerns is set to go virtual this week. AICP Next Awards will debut June 16th, followed by the AICP Post Awards on June 17th, culminating in the premiere of the AICP Show on June 18th. Winners in each of these three strategically-aligned competitions for excellence will … Continue reading “AICP Week is set to go virtual this Tuesday”

Wieden, PRETTYBIRD, BBDO among AICP online panels

1+ Wieden+Kennedy, PRETTYBIRD, BBDO, TBWA\Media Arts Lab, Arcade Edit and SMUGGLER are among the notable panels being planned for the AICP Shortlist Series on Creativity and Collaboration. Each panel will focus on a piece that appears multiple times on the shortlists across all shows. All three of the AICP Awards Shows -the AICP Next Awards, … Continue reading “Wieden, PRETTYBIRD, BBDO among AICP online panels”

AICP releases updates to workplace guidelines

1+ Today, Matt Miller, President and CEO of AICP, announced that the trade association’s COVID-19 Workplace Guidelines and Considerations for production and post production have been updated for a third time (marked as Version 4) since their initial launch in late April. There are new sections, including one on human resources considerations and screening, as … Continue reading “AICP releases updates to workplace guidelines”

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”

AICP unveils COVID-19 workplace guidelines

3+ Matt Miller, President and CEO of AICP, has announced that the production and post production trade association has released an initial set of workplace guidelines for production and post production companies working in commercials and advertising content. Developed by a working committee comprised of members representing all facets of the industry, the guidelines are intended … Continue reading “AICP unveils COVID-19 workplace guidelines”

AICP Awards Live Events move to a Virtual Platform

1+ Matt Miller, President and CEO of AICP, today announced that all live events surrounding the 2020 AICP Awards are moving to a virtual platform. This includes the AICP Post Awards, the AICP Next Awards and the AICP Show at MoMA. All were initially postponed from their original dates in May and June to the … Continue reading “AICP Awards Live Events move to a Virtual Platform”

AICP pauses Awards and Week, launches Open Resource

2+ The Association of Commercial Producers, (AICP) announced today that for the time being all of its in-person events and programming are paused. This includes the AICP Awards, which comprises AICP Post Awards (originally scheduled for May 6th) and AICP Week, which includes the AICP Show and AICP Next Awards, as well as Base Camp … Continue reading “AICP pauses Awards and Week, launches Open Resource”

AICP releases blog to help members through pandemic

2+ There are at least 2,033 cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 in the United States, according to the state and local health agencies, governments and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In response, the Association of Independent Commercial Producers (AICP) has released a blog to help members through what they call, “a myriad of … Continue reading “AICP releases blog to help members through pandemic”

AICP Show announces global ambassadors & committees

1+ In an announcement issued in New York, Matt Miller, president and CEO of AICP, and Ali Brown, president and executive producer at PRETTYBIRD and the 2020 Chairperson of the AICP Show: The Art and Technique of the Commercial, released the roster of the Show’s very first team of Global Ambassadors. Hailing from North America, … Continue reading “AICP Show announces global ambassadors & committees”

AICP releases updated & revised bid form

1+ Matt Miller, president and CEO of AICP, and Danny Rosenbloom, VP, digital and post production, have announced the release of an updated and revised AICP Bid Form that fully integrates production and post production tasks and categories. Available for download on the AICP website in both Excel and PDF formats, the form is the … Continue reading “AICP releases updated & revised bid form”

Protokulture creates dope AICP sponsorship video

3+ When you’re always the last stop on the AICP NEXT Awards Show tour year after year, you know you have to come hard. There’s a reason (actually multiple) why the chatter among producers, creatives and reps, around the country,  is that Chicago is their favorite AICP city stop. The city’s advertising peeps from agencies … Continue reading “Protokulture creates dope AICP sponsorship video”

AICP Next Awards motor into Detroit

4+ Coming off a successful Los Angeles panel and party, which you can see photos of here, The AICP Next Awards motor into The Detroit Historical Museum tomorrow, August 1. The popular program, which has made Detroit a regular stop since 2013, kicks off with keynote speaker Jeff Beverly EVP, Global Director of Content, Commonwealth/McCann. … Continue reading “AICP Next Awards motor into Detroit”