Former FCB North American partner Halper opens Sauce

For over two decades Ari Halper has worked at some of the world’s most awarded creative agencies and had rightfully earned the industry’s top recognition. His work has captured the world’s attention and share of wallet for clients like Burger King, Canon, E*TRADE and States United to Prevent Gun Violence. The lauded and respected creative … Continue reading “Former FCB North American partner Halper opens Sauce”

Burger King asks “Couch Po-ta-triots” to stay home

Burger King and FCB have taken a pretty dope spin on the iconic tagline, “Home of the Whopper” and launched “Stay Home of the Whopper.” The campaign serves as a call to arms for BK “Couch Po-ta-triots” to stay at home to help flatten the spread of Covid-19 while highlighting the restaurant’s support for healthcare … Continue reading “Burger King asks “Couch Po-ta-triots” to stay home”

FCB & Aronofsky bring horror of smoking to Xbox

Award-winning director Darren Aronofsky and biggest gaming influencer in world support latest installment of “The Real Cost” FCB New York, has partnered with the Food and Drug Administration, to launch its newest evolution of ‘The Real Cost’ youth tobacco prevention campaign. This latest initiative brings the dangers of cigarette addiction to life in a horrifying … Continue reading “FCB & Aronofsky bring horror of smoking to Xbox”

King Center, BBDO reimagine love for BHM

This Black History Month, and coinciding with Valentine’s Day, The King Center for Nonviolent Social Change is reimagining love to mean something much more than just romance. “BE LOVE” urges people to look at love in another light – as a powerful force for good, advancing justice for all.  Inspired by the words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. “Power … Continue reading “King Center, BBDO reimagine love for BHM”

Mark Wenneker, MullenLowe’s U.S. CCO is out

Mark Wenneker, MullenLowe’s U.S. Chief Creative Officer, is leaving the IPG agency due the financial impact of Covid-19. His departure comes just a month after the shop laid off 10 percent of its staff across its New York and Los Angeles offices. During his 12 years, Wenneker and his creative teams developed award-winning work for … Continue reading “Mark Wenneker, MullenLowe’s U.S. CCO is out”

Poison Control Centers see spike after Trump comments

The lesson here is that when you are the most powerful person in the world, people do listen. Or in some cases, they listen without thinking. Thursday night, during his coronavirus COVID-19 briefing, President Trump offered advice to medical professionals suggesting they consider injecting disinfectants to quell the virus. Since then, poison control centers in … Continue reading “Poison Control Centers see spike after Trump comments”

Stankey replaces Stephenson as AT&T CEO

After serving 13 years as AT&T’s Chairman and CEO, Randall Stephenson, 60, will retire as CEO but will serve as Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors until January 2021 to ensure a smooth leadership transition. The AT&T Inc. Board has elected AT&T President and Chief Operating Officer John Stankey as CEO effective July 1, 2020, … Continue reading “Stankey replaces Stephenson as AT&T CEO”

James Wan to bring animated ‘Aquaman’ to HBO Max

Excitement is building, especially on the geek front, for the launch of HBO Max. Today at the WarnerMedia Television Critics Association (TCA) day, the future streamer announced plans for a three-part animated mini-series Aquaman: King of Atlantis that will be executive produced by James Wan (Aquaman and the upcoming Malignant) through his Atomic Monster production company. Based on the classic DC character … Continue reading “James Wan to bring animated ‘Aquaman’ to HBO Max”

Writers Guild Awards announce screenplay noms

The Writers Guild of America West (WGAW) and Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in screenwriting during 2019. Feature films eligible for a Writers Guild Award were exhibited theatrically for at least one week in Los Angeles during 2019 and were written under the WGA’s Minimum Basic Agreement (MBA) … Continue reading “Writers Guild Awards announce screenplay noms”