Green the Bid announces Advisory Board

1+ Green The Bid, the grassroots initiative and community supporting the advertising industry in shifting to zero-waste, carbon neutral, sustainable and regenerative practices, welcomes the new year by announcing its Advisory Board. The Board will play an important role in providing expert guidance in building an inclusive, productive, and forward-thinking organization with key global alliances for … Continue reading “Green the Bid announces Advisory Board”

General Motors introduces ‘Generation E’

1+ General Motors new “Everybody In” campaign serves as a call to action to join a movement towards the mass adoption of electric vehicles. GM will excite a new generation of EV buyers by highlighting the range, performance and flexibility of its revolutionary Ultium platform and make electric vehicles accessible to all through their launch … Continue reading “General Motors introduces ‘Generation E’”

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”

Burger King gets real with its Whopper

1+ Today, Burger King restaurants are proud to announce the Whopper sandwich now features no colors, no flavors and no preservatives from artificial sources in all markets across the United States. It’s the Whopper and nothing but the Whopper. The milestone is one of various efforts and substantial changes BK has made to its menu to … Continue reading “Burger King gets real with its Whopper”

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”

NY Giants’ Barkley gets game on in new Gillette spot

1+ Tomorrow, September 13, kicks off what will most likely be the strangest NFL season we have ever seen. The New York Giants will host the Pittsburgh Steelers at the Meadowlands on Monday night. Gillette has now unveiled the latest phase of its 2020 NFL campaign, anchored by a new TV spot, featuring NY Giants all-pro running … Continue reading “NY Giants’ Barkley gets game on in new Gillette spot”

AMP Awards names 2020 Curatorial Committee

1+ The AMP Awards for Music & Sound is getting ready to take the digital stage as it preps for its new show date of July 30. That’s when the winners of the 2020 competition for the best in music and sound for branding and marketing will be revealed during its virtual online presentation, according … Continue reading “AMP Awards names 2020 Curatorial Committee”

Eva Longoria, Liev Shrieber daydream with Stella Artois

1+ Talk about seeing double after you drink a beer. Sorry, couldn’t resist. Stella Artois is reminding everyone that they’re only a daydream away from ‘The Life Artois‘ by introducing the ‘You’re Never Too Far From The Life Artois’ campaign. The TVC was created by AOR Pereira O’Dell  Beginning yesterday on Stella Artois’ YouTube page, … Continue reading “Eva Longoria, Liev Shrieber daydream with Stella Artois”

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”

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”

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”

GAP enlists RadicalMedia’s Gálvez to relearn khakis

2+ The GAP has been fairly quiet for a long time. Once, the brand was everyone’s jam from Madonna to Spike Lee to Charlize Theron. It was “our casual chic.” While GAP is still sported by the likes of Mindy Kaling, Kate Middleton and Selena Gomez, the brand finds itself in financial trouble. Most of … Continue reading “GAP enlists RadicalMedia’s Gálvez to relearn khakis”

Radical’s Gálvez directs Billie “Movember” Campaign

3+ Women’s grooming company Billie is flipping the script on Movember. Traditionally an annual event involving the growing of moustaches during November to raise awareness of men’s health issues, such as prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and men’s suicide, the company is asking women to participate and grow their moustaches for the month. It’s the first … Continue reading “Radical’s Gálvez directs Billie “Movember” Campaign”

Woo Agency, DC redefine meaning of supergirl

1+ When have you felt like a superhero? That’s an ongoing question we ask ourselves from when we’re first in our underoos (TMI?) all the way up to when we’re in a conference room or a fire department. It’s an especially important question that girls and women are asking and answering as equality and diversity … Continue reading “Woo Agency, DC redefine meaning of supergirl”

Gillette’s powerful short film is divisive to say the least

4+ Gillette faces backlash and boycott over ‘#MeToo advert’ A long time ago kiddies, at an agency far, far… okay it was in Chicago, I worked on a commercial, actually three for Finish Line and Nike with Spike Lee. It featured kids playing football in the streets and kids, well being kids. Two of the … Continue reading “Gillette’s powerful short film is divisive to say the least”

If you’re working Labor Day, Maxwell House wants to give you a day off

3+ Maxwell House gets into the true spirit of Labor Day by giving you a paid day off According to the AFL-CIO, one in four Americans will be working this Monday. Maxwell House plans to do something about that. The company is offering anyone working on Labor Day the chance to win the equivalent of a paid … Continue reading “If you’re working Labor Day, Maxwell House wants to give you a day off”

AICE Awards — 2018 winners

3+ Best in Show presented to Editor Jim Haygood of Union Editorial for Taco Bell’s Web of Fries, making him the show’s most-awarded winner.   (Culver City — 10 May 2018) Editor Jim Haygood of Union Editorial won the Best in Show at tonight’s 2018 AICE Awards for excellence in the post production arts. Haygood … Continue reading “AICE Awards — 2018 winners”

The 3% Conference rises in Chicago

5+ Expert speakers, engaging activities, and sensational presentations helped to guide 1,300 industry attendees onto the same important long-term group project   Besides being informative, last month’s 3% Conference at Navy Pier was enlightening, collaborative, optimistic, intense, cosmopolitan, introspective, touching, intimate, raunchy, and hilarious. And that was just during the final few hours of the … Continue reading “The 3% Conference rises in Chicago”

Dinklage, Ogilvy, FCB, Cisco, the Clios, DK in the news

Tyrion has traded his world of dragons, thrones and white walkers to enter the world of technology in a new spot for Cisco from Ogilvy, Chicago.

Featuring Peter Dinklage from “Game of Thrones,” which just wrapped Season 7 on HBO, the three-minute spot ponders some provocative questions. It introduces the world to Cisco’s new “interest-based networking” solutions. The campaign is titled “The Network. Intuitive.”

The solutions will help clients speed up digital operations and protect against future cyber attacks.