Director James Rouse signs with Biscuit

Biscuit Filmworks today announced that award-winning director James Rouse has joined its roster for representation in the US and UK. One of the ad industry’s most acclaimed directors, Rouse’s work has received over 200 awards including two Cannes Grand Prix (for Harvey Nichols “Sorry, I Spent it on Myself” and Red Cross “Hope”), Ad of … Continue reading “Director James Rouse signs with Biscuit”

Angelo Cerisara joins Biscuit Filmworks

Biscuit Filmworks has announced that director Angelo Cerisara has joined the company’s roster in both the US and UK. Born in Italy and based in London, Cerisara is a notable up-and-coming director who has already earned accolades including winning New Director of the Year at the Shots Awards EMEA and being shortlisted for the British … Continue reading “Angelo Cerisara joins Biscuit Filmworks”

Directing duo Los Pérez joins Biscuit Filmworks

Biscuit Filmworks today announced that award-winning directorial duo Los Pérez has joined its U.S. roster. Composed of filmmakers Tania Verduzco and Adrian Pérez, the pair is known for their vibrant and lushly detailed art direction and cinematic world-building across commercials, music videos, and branded content. Verduzco and Pérez have been creative collaborators for the last … Continue reading “Directing duo Los Pérez joins Biscuit Filmworks”

Biscuit Filmworks signs Jocelyn & Dawn

Acclaimed commercial production company Biscuit Filmworks has announced the addition of directing duo Jocelyn & Dawn to its U.S. roster. Creative partners since 2015, Jocelyn DeBoer and Dawn Luebbe are a Spirit Award-nominated directing team known for their singular visual style and fresh, whip-smart comedy. “Jocelyn & Dawn bring not only a contagious and original … Continue reading “Biscuit Filmworks signs Jocelyn & Dawn”

Skateboarder tugs at heartstrings in John Lewis’ Xmas spot

It’s here! British retailer John Lewis’ much anticipated annual Christmas commercial has been unwrapped for us. Created by adam&eveDDB London with input from partner charities Action for Children and Who Cares? Scotland, as well as special advisors, throughout the production process, the :90 is titled “The Beginner.”  Directed by Steve Rogers of Biscuit Filmworks UK, … Continue reading “Skateboarder tugs at heartstrings in John Lewis’ Xmas spot”

EP Mercedes Allen-Sarria is a Unicorn… & Unicorn

Unicorns & Unicorns Founders Adrianne McCurrach and Sun Komen announce the addition of EP Mercedes Allen-Sarria to their BIPOC, LGBTQIA, and women-led creative roster/team. As an active board member of the AICP and with a lifelong career fostering relationships between production, agencies, directors, unions, and the commercial industry at large, Allen-Sarria offers a unique combination of … Continue reading “EP Mercedes Allen-Sarria is a Unicorn… & Unicorn”

Nick Offerman goes extreme in Bosch campaign

Bosch Power Tools is launching a new brand campaign, featuring the voice of Nick Offerman. The campaign focuses on the engineering of their power tools – in some extreme situations, which are designed to meet the demands of construction and trades workers on the job. The brand has partnered with Nick Offerman, a long-time Bosch tool user, … Continue reading “Nick Offerman goes extreme in Bosch campaign”

BSSP gets down to business with Amazon

Since 1994, Amazon has allowed millions of everyday Americans to have any-and-all types of goods shipped to their door in record time and for a reasonable price. But there is a fast-growing division that handles purely B2B sales, Amazon Business, which serves more than 5 million businesses and generated $25 billion in worldwide annualized sales … Continue reading “BSSP gets down to business with Amazon”

Droga5, BBDO, Burnett, Mill among AICP winners

Winners for the 2022 AICP Show: The Art & Technique of the Commercial, the AICP Next Awards and the AICP Post Awards premiered earlier in the week at AICP Week’s Base Camp venue at the Angelika Theatre. The top prizes in each competition – the AICP Show’s Advertising Excellence and Advertising Excellence/Campaign winners, the Next … Continue reading “Droga5, BBDO, Burnett, Mill among AICP winners”

Johan Stahl helms Cadbury spot for Ogilvy Singapore

Johan Stahl recently directed “Bus Ride,” a heartwarming spot for Cadbury Chocolate. The spot, which features a sweet twist on the old “don’t judge a book by its cover” adage, debuted on June 3rd in Asia on TV and online. The 60-second spot opens on a mother as she tries to console her crying toddler … Continue reading “Johan Stahl helms Cadbury spot for Ogilvy Singapore”

Squeak E. Clean Australia adds Cecil Coleman

Global creative audio network Squeak E. Clean Studios has announced Cecil Coleman as Music Licensing Manager, Australia. A multi-instrumentalist and self-professed music geek, Coleman will leverage her experience working across some of the most extensive music catalogs in the industry, and as a touring musician and licensing specialist she joins Squeak E. Clean Studios Australia … Continue reading “Squeak E. Clean Australia adds Cecil Coleman”

54-second watch acts as symbol of time stolen from LGBTQ+ community

In life, time is considered to be our greatest asset. However, for a member of the LGBTQ+ community, “time” is often cut short due to unsolicited violence—physical, psychological, institutional, medical or economic. To help bring awareness to the cause, on May 17, 2022, Fondation Émergence and advertising agency Havas Montreal launched a campaign to highlight the injustice that has … Continue reading “54-second watch acts as symbol of time stolen from LGBTQ+ community”

Light Iron names Ian Kerner VP of Business Development

Light Iron has welcomed industry veteran Ian Kerner as the company’s new VP of Business Development. Kerner works out of Light Iron’s Los Angeles facility, supporting the company’s sales strategy. Reporting to and working closely with Katie Fellion, Senior Vice President of Business Development and Post Production Strategy at Light Iron, Kerner oversees global sales … Continue reading “Light Iron names Ian Kerner VP of Business Development”

Hotels.com wants you to find your perfect somewhere

Today, Hotels.com unveiled its new creative platform, “Find Your Perfect Somewhere,” in a series of :30 ads that redefine the travel brand as a hotel matchmaker, not a directory. This is the first campaign Hotels.com has created in collaboration with its new creative agency partner, Wieden+Kennedy Portland, as it seeks to emphasize how the brand … Continue reading “Hotels.com wants you to find your perfect somewhere”

Doja Cat breaks free from Clown College in Taco Bell’s Super Bowl ad

You likely saw a cryptic emoji tweet from global superstar, Doja Cat, which sparked speculation online as to what it could mean. You may have even seen that Doja Cat unexpectedly leaked the Taco Bell Super Bowl Spot on her IG Live. This is all leading up to Taco Bell featuring Doja Cat in its ad, which … Continue reading “Doja Cat breaks free from Clown College in Taco Bell’s Super Bowl ad”

Get ready to fall in love with Robo Dog in new Kia Super Bowl spot

Well, the ladies are going to go wild for the fit driver, who resembles Thor’s Chris Hemsworth, of the all-new, all-electric Kia EV6. And if he doesn’t get them cheering, then his new sidekick, Robodog, with his big automated Pixar-like eyes, will. Debuting ahead of the big game, Kia returns to the Super Bowl with … Continue reading “Get ready to fall in love with Robo Dog in new Kia Super Bowl spot”

Kia goes to the robodogs in Super Bowl teaser

Kia America and agency partner David&Goliath, have released a 15-second teaser of the brand’s Super Bowl ad featuring the all-new, all-electric Kia EV6 and an adorable – and remarkably curious – robotic dog that embarks on a journey to find its true companion. The teaser titled “Robo Dog Teaser” dropped today, Monday, January 31 at … Continue reading “Kia goes to the robodogs in Super Bowl teaser”

Mercedes-Benz Xmas campaign puts fresh spin on Scrooge and Mrs. Claus

This holiday season, Merkley+Partners and Mercedes-Benz USA have created an all-new holiday campaign to introduce the first-ever, all-electric EQS and to promote the brand’s iconic Mercedes-Benz Winter Event. To celebrate the launch of their 2022 EQS model, Merkley+Partners have rebooted the tale of Ebeneezer Scrooge from the Charles Dickens classic A Christmas Carol. In the … Continue reading “Mercedes-Benz Xmas campaign puts fresh spin on Scrooge and Mrs. Claus”

BetMGM pulls basketball legend Kevin Garnett out of retirement

On the court, Kevin Garnett was known as a fierce competitor, who exuded an incredible amount of confidence. But now, he’s retired and leading a much calmer life – some have suggested he may have even lost his competitive edge. Leading sports betting platform BetMGM, has tapped Garnett for their latest iteration of ‘The King … Continue reading “BetMGM pulls basketball legend Kevin Garnett out of retirement”

Squeak E. Clean promotes Rob Barbato, Justin Hori

Global creative audio network Squeak E. Clean Studios has promoted Rob Barbato to Executive Creative Producer following six years as a Creative Director with the company. Additionally, Creative Director Justin Hori will transition from the Chicago shop to the Los Angeles studios to head up the West Coast. Barbato will oversee the company’s creative direction … Continue reading “Squeak E. Clean promotes Rob Barbato, Justin Hori”