Budweiser reveals Labor Day limited-edition cans from Upwork

Upwork Inc., the world’s work marketplace that connects businesses with independent talent, and Budweiser today unveiled the winning Labor Day can packaging designs produced by Deuce Studio as part of the inaugural Upwork CoLab brand-partnership program. This partnership marks the culmination of the first Upwork CoLab, a new Upwork brand-partnership program that connects freelancers with exciting brands to … Continue reading “Budweiser reveals Labor Day limited-edition cans from Upwork”

Sam Adams pokes fun at Budweiser Clydesdales

LOL. Sam Adams is playing its first big game in the Super Bowl marketing space. It pokes fun at a certain big beer conglomerate. And it’s a winner. Slapstick will always get the Reel 360 team. The hilarious spot opens with a pitch-perfect misdirect of a typical Clydesdale commercial—orchestral score, antique carriage, and majestic draft … Continue reading “Sam Adams pokes fun at Budweiser Clydesdales”

‘Wassup’ with Budweiser? A second spot w/Issa Rae

After a successful re-launch of their iconic ‘wassup’ campaign with D-Nice, Dwayne Wade and Chris Bosh, as well a revamped audio track of the original 1999 spot, Budweiser has unveiled another contemporary and timely version of its commercial as a reminder for America to prioritize check-ins with loved ones as the country endures unprecedented social … Continue reading “‘Wassup’ with Budweiser? A second spot w/Issa Rae”

Staying in – that’s Wassup in repurposed Budweiser spot

To remind people to check in on friends and family during social distancing and self-quarantining, Budweiser has re-visited its iconic ‘Wassup’ campaign. Using the original cast with re-recorded audio, the spot leads viewers to believe that the original cast is communicating with each other from quarantine. The original Budweiser commercial was created in 1999 by … Continue reading “Staying in – that’s Wassup in repurposed Budweiser spot”

Budweiser redefines team sports in new COVID-19 spot

This is a time of uncertainty and fear. Although there have been 160,000 recoveries from coronavirus COVID-19, there are still 768, 466 positive cases and 36, 914 deaths globally. To bring hope and inspiration to those who may be feeling isolated and scared, Budweiser created an emotional 60-second creative that champions the best of the … Continue reading “Budweiser redefines team sports in new COVID-19 spot”

Budweiser celebrates ‘typical Americans’ for Super Bowl

Today, Budweiser revealed its Super Bowl spot ‘Typical American’, featuring some of the most viral acts of humanity the internet has ever seen, juxtaposed with some of the most common labels placed on Americans. The shining stars of the film are the real-life stories of community, ambition and progress that inspire and bring people together. … Continue reading “Budweiser celebrates ‘typical Americans’ for Super Bowl”

Spike Lee & Budweiser create Jackie Robinson short film

Budweiser celebrates the Centennial of Jackie Robinson’s birth with ‘Impact’, a short film on the American legend, directed by Spike Lee Jackie Robinson once said: “A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives”. Since I’ve known Oscar Award-winning director and SpikeDDB creative director Spike Lee for a little over … Continue reading “Spike Lee & Budweiser create Jackie Robinson short film”

For this Super Bowl, Budweiser gets a “W” for wind

The Super Bowl is less than two weeks away and advertisers are beginning to tease their multi-million dollar celebrity driven spots or in the case of some brands, such as Budweiser, show us the entire :60 seconds. The beer giant has released its Super Bowl LIII commercial, and instead of bringing us laughs, it’s showcasing … Continue reading “For this Super Bowl, Budweiser gets a “W” for wind”

Venus Williams, Blue Shields CA take on gender bias in healthcare

Gender bias has bubbled to the surface of nearly every industry. And now, healthcare is in the spotlight. Healthcare is failing women in America, and has been for decades. 1 in 2 women’s health concerns go unheard. 83% of women with chronic pain have experienced gender discrimination from doctors. Their concern is often met with … Continue reading “Venus Williams, Blue Shields CA take on gender bias in healthcare”

ELEANOR signs director Kacper Larski

Kacper Larski, a director whose work has won awards, driven brands and raise pulse rates across North America and beyond, has signed for representation in the US with ELEANOR. The news was announced by ELEANOR Founder and EP Sophie Gold.  Larski is a highly visual filmmaker specializing in action, sports and outdoor adventure, with a … Continue reading “ELEANOR signs director Kacper Larski”

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”

Ida: AB delivering nearly 400,000 cans of emergency drinking water

At the request of the American Red Cross, Anheuser-Busch is delivering more than seven truckloads – nearly 400,000 cans – of emergency drinking water to local communities in Mississippi and Louisiana in support of recovery efforts following Hurricane Ida. Last week, two truckloads of emergency drinking water were mobilized to Anheuser-Busch wholesaler partners, Mitchell Beverage Gulf Coast … Continue reading “Ida: AB delivering nearly 400,000 cans of emergency drinking water”

GUT signs Danny Alvarez as its newest Executive Creative Director

Global independent creative agency GUT has brought Danny Alvarez aboard as its newest executive creative director. He reports to Juan Javier Peña Plaza and Ricardo Casal, executive creative directors, North America, and global partners. Alvarez has already wrapped his first project as ECD at GUT, helping to creatively lead the launch of the booking platform … Continue reading “GUT signs Danny Alvarez as its newest Executive Creative Director”

Miniac Films signs director Pip Cowley

Director Pip Cowley, whose short films have been heralded by Paper Magazine, Nowness and The Fader, has joined the directorial roster at Miniac Films. Her signing was announced by Miniac partners Stephen Roesler, Executive Producer, and John Christopher Pina, Director. Cowley’s most recent short, Undone, features actress and dancer Camren Bicondova in an emotional study … Continue reading “Miniac Films signs director Pip Cowley”

Public Label: Adds three senior leaders to agency

Public Label has announced the appointment of three new senior hires in Canada: Lynn Sivec as director of strategy; and Tim Binkley and Marjorie Mackenzie as senior account directors. The executives will work across the agency’s Canadian client roster, which includes Scotts Miracle-Gro, Church & Dwight and Mars. Sivec will report to Josh Baze, EVP … Continue reading “Public Label: Adds three senior leaders to agency”

Ambev transforms trucks into DUI campaign

Brazil is a continental country where numerous people die in road traffic incidents every day. In light of this, Ambev, the Brazilian brewing company of Anheuser-Busch InBev, took action and transformed its distribution fleet – one of the largest in the country – into media, starting an initiative able to travel for miles and reach far more … Continue reading “Ambev transforms trucks into DUI campaign”

Liz Taylor named Ogilvy Global Chief Creative Officer

Well, this is even bigger news than last week’s headline of Liz Taylor leaving her position as Global Chief Creative Officer at Leo Burnett – Ogilvy has named Taylor as its next Global Chief Creative Officer. Liz, who will be the first woman to hold the company’s top creative role, is returning to Ogilvy at … Continue reading “Liz Taylor named Ogilvy Global Chief Creative Officer”

Scoop here they are – BTS of Geico’s spot with Tag Team

There are good spots. There are great spots. There are award-winning spots. And then there is that rare spot that resonates so much with society that it becomes a part of culture. In the 80s, there was Wendy’s “Where’s the beef?” In the 90s, Budweiser’s frogs and ants had their say, did their dance and … Continue reading “Scoop here they are – BTS of Geico’s spot with Tag Team”

Stella Artois, Lenny Kravitz inspire in Super Bowl film

While its headliner brand, Budweiser, will be missing the Super Bowl, AB InBev’s other brands will be on the big game. Stella Artois has just dropped its spot which features Grammy Award-winning rock musician Lenny Kravitz. The brand will use its stage at Super Bowl LV to spread a piece of investment advice that comes … Continue reading “Stella Artois, Lenny Kravitz inspire in Super Bowl film”