Lay’s, David&Goliath look for some joygivers

1+ Lay’s is on a mission to find and celebrate people who are creating much-needed joy in their local communities – donating $50 to Feeding America for every social post using the hashtag to honor these #JoyGivers, with a contribution up to $1 million by July 12. (That adds up to 20,000 #JoyGivers across America!) To … Continue reading “Lay’s, David&Goliath look for some joygivers”

David&Goliath, Stacy’s Pita Chips inspire women “to rise”

2+ The Reel 360 Team actually had no idea how the tasty little pita chip known as Stacy’s Pita Chips came into being. The story goes that Stacy Madison began her career as a social worker at a home for pregnant women with drug addiction issues. She made $22,000 a year, she says in an … Continue reading “David&Goliath, Stacy’s Pita Chips inspire women “to rise””

Forman joins David&Goliath as Chief Strategy Officer

1+ Friday, David Angelo, founder and chairman of integrated creative agency David&Goliath, announced the appointment of Laura Forman as chief strategy officer. Reporting directly to Angelo, Forman will lead the agency’s strategy practice across D&G’s client base and will help usher in D&G’s next generation planning function as both a business strategist and a creative … Continue reading “Forman joins David&Goliath as Chief Strategy Officer”

4A’s, David&Goliath launch creative movement

3+ Movement aims to prove that at the heart of creativity lies a purpose that is undeniable and authentic. The 4A’s, the leading trade organization for marketing communications agencies, is launching The Conscious Creative Movement, bringing together heart-driven creators who believe ideas and positive thinking can change the world. Bringing together liked-minded thinkers, Conscious Creative, … Continue reading “4A’s, David&Goliath launch creative movement”

David&Goliath helps Imag!ne Snacks fuel imaginations

2+ Kids have incredible imaginations. Yet these days packed schedules can leave little room for free thinking and imaginative play. That’s why IMAG!NE is feeding hungry imaginations by providing clever snacks with wholesome ingredients like cheese, apples, and cranberries that spark kids’ creativity. Frito-Lay’s new brand Imag!ne Snacks wants to take care of that. The … Continue reading “David&Goliath helps Imag!ne Snacks fuel imaginations”

David&Goliath hit new terrain in Kia Soul spot

5+ Did not see that coming, Kia. Literally. Since taking the automotive industry by storm when introduced in 2009, the Kia Soul has defined and still dominates the category. That of course had to also do with the advertising which featured the groovy hamsters. In fact, The Soul has proved so popular that in March … Continue reading “David&Goliath hit new terrain in Kia Soul spot”

David&Goliath and Guard Bros for Holiday Scratchers

5+ 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, … Continue reading “David&Goliath and Guard Bros for Holiday Scratchers”

David&Goliath expands Kia creative team

4+ 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 … Continue reading “David&Goliath expands Kia creative team”

David&Goliath named creative AOR for Chicken of the Sea

1+ LA-based shop charged with reinventing 104-year-old brand. The mermaid has a new rock! Full-service creative agency David&Goliath (D&G) announced today that it has been named Agency of Record (AOR) for Chicken of the Sea International (COSI). The LA-based agency will be tasked with helping to reintroduce and revitalize the iconic seafood brand to U.S. … Continue reading “David&Goliath named creative AOR for Chicken of the Sea”

David&Goliath launch new Universal Parks campaign

7+ I don’t know if I’m lucky or not that I live 10 minutes from Universal, Hollywood. You’re welcome stalkers. That said, I sure do love going to the theme park when my daughters are here during the summer and Christmas. Plus, who am I kidding? I’m a big kid. I love the rides and … Continue reading “David&Goliath launch new Universal Parks campaign”

David&Goliath’s 9-mile “scroll” to an African school

9+ My daughters used to complain about having to get up a 5 a.m. to attend a high school that was two miles down the street. Compare their first world complaints to those of the children in the West African country of Sierra Leone who have to trek and survive a brutal 9-mile trail to … Continue reading “David&Goliath’s 9-mile “scroll” to an African school”

David&Goliath build a wall for immigration rights project

6+ Ahhhh, let’s talk about Trump’s border wall. You know – the one that should really be dubbed, “Trump’s Folly?” No, Im not hiding my disdain for his great big wonderful wall. We have all heard about it. Correction, we adults have all heard about it and depending on whether your color scheme is red … Continue reading “David&Goliath build a wall for immigration rights project”

Havas, Escape Pod, MIFF, Thor, Larry David in the news

5+ Anna Parker promoted to Chief Strategy Officer at Havas Havas Chicago announced that it has promoted Anna (Newburn) Parker to Chief Strategy Officer. She joins Havas Chicago’s executive leadership team which includes Paul Marobella, Jason Peterson, Tatia Torrey, Jennifer Marszalek, Lisa Evia and Angelo Kritikos. Considered a major contributor to the transformation of the … Continue reading “Havas, Escape Pod, MIFF, Thor, Larry David in the news”

Chicago premiere 9/16 for MPG’s acclaimed Angelou doc

Media Process Group’s feature doc, “Maya Angelou: And still I Rise,” the first documentary on the late author, poet and Civil Rights activist, will have a two-week US theatrical premiere, Sept. 16-20 at the Gene Siskel Film Center.

“After showing the film in festivals around the world,” including Sundance,” said MPG’s Bob Hercules, “we’re thrilled to finally have a chance to show it in our hometown of Chicago.”

Kia unleashes most powerful midsize sedan in live stream

1+ Kia Motors America today is kicking off a multi-channel marketing campaign in support of the all-new 2021 K5. True to Kia Motors America (KMA) “Give It Everything” philosophy, the wide-reaching, real-time “K5 Live,” effort will reset expectations by placing Kia’s most powerful mid-size sedan in situations previously untouched in this traditionally conservative category.   The … Continue reading “Kia unleashes most powerful midsize sedan in live stream”

Jack in the Box partners with Funko POP! for Comic-Con

1+ Holy tiny taco! Rumor has it, Jack Box was desperately pacing back and forth, thinking up a plan as to how he could get his hands on his sold-out POP! vinyl figure. In the latest campaign by our friends at David&Goliath (D&G), Jack in the Box partnered with Funko, the pop culture collectibles company. … Continue reading “Jack in the Box partners with Funko POP! for Comic-Con”

Lindsay Stein named CEO of Today I’m Brave

1+ David Angelo, founder and creative chairman of David&Goliath and founder of global nonprofit organization Today, I’m Brave (TIB) announced the appointment of Lindsay Stein as Chief Executive Officer of TIB. As CEO, Stein will act as a liaison between the board of directors and managers of TIB. Stein’s responsibilities will include the elevation and growth of the nonprofit … Continue reading “Lindsay Stein named CEO of Today I’m Brave”

“Kia-ck ass” summer ‘The Features Film’ opens

2+ It’s been quite the year for movies or the lack of them. With Warner Bros’ Tenet being pushed back to an unnamed date and with chatter of theaters not reopening until mid-2021, audiences are in dire need of a good ol’ fashioned action blockbuster. Thank god for the creative team David&Goliath and Kia Motors … Continue reading ““Kia-ck ass” summer ‘The Features Film’ opens”

Kia’s new campaign has two words for you, “Road Trip!”

1+ Rooooad trip! Two favorite words to my ears and heart. Who doesn’t love just jumping into your car like, Batman and Robin from the old ’60s series, and just going somewhere? The destination doesn’t matter. It’s the journey that counts. Windows down, the summer breeze blowing through your hair… unless you’re bald. In the … Continue reading “Kia’s new campaign has two words for you, “Road Trip!””