Kia and David&Goliath tease Super Bowl ad

A blue pacifier. Hmmm. This is a real tease, folks. Kia America and creative partner David&Goliath have provided no other information for the carmaker’s 14th Big Game spot except this. However, being the sleuths that we are at Reel 360 News, we can speculate. What we have is a baby blue pacifier attached to a … Continue reading “Kia and David&Goliath tease Super Bowl ad”

David&Goliath bolsters creative and strategy

David Angelo, founder and chairman of integrated creative agency David&Goliath (D&G) today announced a series of promotions and new hires in a move that will bolster the agency’s creative and strategy departments and deliver breadth and depth to its newly launched Creative Impact Hub. Led by Chief Creative Officer Ben Purcell and Chief of Social Impact Blake … Continue reading “David&Goliath bolsters creative and strategy”

Natasha Royzina, David&Goliath’s Director of Business and Legal Affairs

Editor’s Note: They are leaders. They are inspirational. They are mentors. They are visionaries. They are, quite frankly, badasses. They are our 2020 REEL WOMEN. During Women’s History Month, you will be able to meet these incredible personalities in Advertising, Entertainment, Media and Production. Get ready, they are making “Herstory.” Meet Natasha Royzina. This REEL … Continue reading “Natasha Royzina, David&Goliath’s Director of Business and Legal Affairs”

David&Goliath and Guard Bros for Holiday Scratchers

Now that we have passed Thanksgiving, we are deep in the throes of holiday spots. There are some good ones and not-so-good ones. But we are lucky to share one of the really good ones. Created by David&Goliath, the California Lottery continues its tradition of encouraging Scratchers as gifts to both friends and acquaintances, especially … Continue reading “David&Goliath and Guard Bros for Holiday Scratchers”

David&Goliath expands Kia creative team

LA-Based Agency Taps two ECDs and a GCD to lead Kia Motors business David&Goliath has announced the appointment of three senior creative hires to round out the Kia Motors team: Marc Schwarzberg, ECD, Head of Art/Design; Mark Koelfgen, ECD/Copywriter; and Frauke Tiemann, Group Creative Director. “With the launch of the new Stinger and having won … Continue reading “David&Goliath expands Kia creative team”

WAR and Riot Games unleash Naafiri

Creative production company We Are Royale (WAR) has joined forces with Riot Games to craft an enthralling cinematic trailer heralding the debut of Naafiri, the newest playable champion in the immensely popular video game, League of Legends. At the heart of this two-minute animation lies Naafiri’s unique ability to inhabit multiple mortal bodies, a central … Continue reading “WAR and Riot Games unleash Naafiri”

David&Goliath takes July to work remotely

Can you believe it’s July? Seriously. What happened? Can we go on vacation? Take off Friday? The team at David&Goliath thinks so. The agency has now launched an exciting new initiative called “Blue Sky July” that promotes a positive work-life balance in an evolving hybrid workspace. Currently, David&Goliath operates on a hybrid model where employees … Continue reading “David&Goliath takes July to work remotely”

Re-branded Slime Force welcomes Neill Blomkamp

Filmmakers Trevor Cawood & Ozan Biron (formerly Slice Films) have re-branded & re-launched their production company as Slime Force — the new name comes from a comic book created by one of the founders as a kid — and welcome long-time friend Director Neill Blomkamp to the team. Blomkamp has helmed this summer’s highly anticipated blockbuster, Gran Turismo, … Continue reading “Re-branded Slime Force welcomes Neill Blomkamp”

David&Goliath is Brooklyn bound

El Segundo-based, David&Goliath, is trading surfboards for the F train. The agency announced today that it is expanding its purpose-driven operations to the East Coast with the official opening of D&G Brooklyn, a culture and social impact agency located in the neighborhood of DUMBO. Founder and Creative Chairman David Angelo, will head up D&G Brooklyn with Blake … Continue reading “David&Goliath is Brooklyn bound”

Our Top 5 Big Game ads and 3 not so great

It’s over. Sigh. My Philadephia Eagles put up a valiant effort but they couldn’t do it for four quarters Sometimes you lead by 10 points at halftime and lose by 3 when it’s all said and done. That’s why it’s called “The Big Game.” It applies to other aspects of life as well. Someone has … Continue reading “Our Top 5 Big Game ads and 3 not so great”

Interview: Rams exec Marissa Daly on new branded film

This week, the Super Bowl LVI champions, Los Angeles Rams, took sports marketing and entertainment a few extra steps into the future with the launch of their outstandingly entertaining branded short film On the Clock. Directed by acclaimed director Paul Hunter, the film stars a group of action stars Dennis Quaid (The Day After Tomorrow, … Continue reading “Interview: Rams exec Marissa Daly on new branded film”

David&Goliath named AOR for San Diego Zoo

Our friends at David&Goliath (D&G) have announced that it was awarded Agency of Record (AOR) for San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance (SDZWA), an international, nonprofit conservation organization with two front doors:  the San Diego Zoo and the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. SDZWA is committed to saving species worldwide through integrating wildlife health and care, science, and education to … Continue reading “David&Goliath named AOR for San Diego Zoo”

David&Goliath’s GCD Robert Casillas on Super Bowl ads

It’s always exciting to see the creative that makes its way into Super Bowl. People don’t realize the countless hours, calls, scripts, and so on that it takes to get here. So first off, I want to congratulate everyone who was involved in any of the spots. Even the ones that didn’t make it to air. … Continue reading “David&Goliath’s GCD Robert Casillas on Super Bowl ads”

Reel 360’s 5 Super Bowl ads that hit and 3 that missed

We’ve survived another day and night of Hard Seltzers (Does anyone drink beer anymore?) wings, and stuffing our faces with more chips than can be found in any chip or snack aisle. We’re also a little deaf from all the cheering in our hotel suite for our home city, the Super Bowl champion Rams. Congrats … Continue reading “Reel 360’s 5 Super Bowl ads that hit and 3 that missed”

Kia, David&Goliath confirm return to Super Bowl

Kia America will return to the Super Bowl in 2022 with a 60-second spot designed to build on the brand’s established Super Bowl presence, including our recent three-year sponsorship of the USA Today AdMeter. This will be Kia’s 13th big game ad, with previous spots highlighting the brand’s “Accelerate The Good” charitable initiatives, including the … Continue reading “Kia, David&Goliath confirm return to Super Bowl”

Two Chicago creatives go west to David&Goliath

It’s that time of year when Chicagoans have had enough of winter and flock west. David&Goliath (D&G) today announced the hire of two global senior creatives to round out the social impact team: Brett Terblanche joins D&G as Group Creative Director and Art Director; and Luiz Vicente Simoes joins as Group Creative Director and Copywriter. Both Terblanche … Continue reading “Two Chicago creatives go west to David&Goliath”

Jollibee hires attorney Chris P. Poultry to serve up Chicken Sandwich justice

Have you been emotionally harmed by a tasteless chicken sandwich? A sandwich so soggy, dry or bland it leaves you joyless? Seems these days, everyone is throwing their chicken sandwich hat into the ring. But just because it’s in the ring doesn’t mean it’s good. Fact is, people have been super vocal online about chicken … Continue reading “Jollibee hires attorney Chris P. Poultry to serve up Chicken Sandwich justice”

Adland-backed “Brave Camp” leaves lasting impact on BIPOC teens

Last month, a group of underserved, BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) teens took a bus from Sacramento to Portola, CA to attend a new kind of camp – one designed to unlock bravery, inspire individuality, and build self-confidence – an experience that would give them a ‘road map’ to stepping into their greatest potential. … Continue reading “Adland-backed “Brave Camp” leaves lasting impact on BIPOC teens”

David&Goliath named AOR for Jollibee

Integrated creative agency David&Goliath (D&G) today announces that it was awarded Agency of Record for Honeybee Foods Corporation (Jollibee) in late 2020. Jollibee and its affiliates comprise one of the world’s largest and fastest-growing Asian restaurant companies with roots in the Philippines and over 1,400 restaurants worldwide. Jollibee is looking to accelerate growth from its current footprint … Continue reading “David&Goliath named AOR for Jollibee”

Saturday Morning expands Board of Directors

Saturday Morning, the award-winning creative collective, announced the expansion of its board of directors beyond its four founders – Keith Cartwright, Geoff Edwards, Jayanta Jenkins and Kwame Taylor-Hayford. The group is bringing in five outside leaders who add broad business, educational, and entertainment industry experience to provide expertise as Saturday Morning pursues its mission to … Continue reading “Saturday Morning expands Board of Directors”