Deutsch NY, Hometeam Productions and Cosmo Street tackle climate change

A nonpartisan coalition of leaders from business, government, and entertainment including Governor Jay Inslee, WA, Mayor Francis Suarez, FL, Mayor Vi Lyles, NC, as well as faith leaders, the Property Brother’s Jonathan and Drew Scott, actor Rainn Wilson, HP, and a host of other prominent US companies and institutions, are blanketing MSNBC, CNN and FOX … Continue reading “Deutsch NY, Hometeam Productions and Cosmo Street tackle climate change”

Donny Deutsch launches new podcast On Brand

Advertising mogul and veteran TV personality, Donny Deutsch has teamed up with Kast Media to launch his first-ever podcast, On Brand with Donny Deutsch, which will be coming to all podcast players on May 13th. As one of the most prominent business voices and leading branding mavens of our time, Deutsch built Deutsch Inc., the multibillion-dollar advertising agency through mastering the power … Continue reading “Donny Deutsch launches new podcast On Brand”

Josh Hurley, former Deutsch, FCB Creative passes

Sad news from the west coast. Los Angeles-based CNVYR Chief Creative Officer and Partner, Josh Hurley, passed away suddenly Sunday night in Michigan. No cause of death was given as an investigation is ongoing. Josh was 39. Most recently, Josh was in the news for partnering with former Deutsch LA CD, Travis Swingler to launch creative/tech shop CNVYR last … Continue reading “Josh Hurley, former Deutsch, FCB Creative passes”

Deutsch condemns Asian hate in NFT campaign

With the NFT (non-fungible token) fever at an all-time high, brands are starting to cash-in, but one group is using NFTs to give back.  Deutsch LA dropped ‘Against Asian Hate’, a digital art collection aimed at driving donations through NFT, raising awareness and condemning Asian hate. The collection, created in collaboration with award-winning Asian artists, … Continue reading “Deutsch condemns Asian hate in NFT campaign”

Karen Costello rejoins Deutsch as CCO

Deutsch LA  announced today that Karen Costello, who was instrumental in the early success and growth of the agency, will rejoin the company as chief creative officer. Costello, one of the agency’s first creative hires, will lead the creative vision, oversee creative development and champion the culture of the agency working closely with CEO Kim Getty. “Deutsch … Continue reading “Karen Costello rejoins Deutsch as CCO”

Deutsch gets taco lovers ready for reBELLution

The Reel 360 Team is having visions of Ric Ocasek, who just recently passed, and Sid and Nancy. Today, Taco Bell debuted a music video-like spot titled “Punk Show,” featuring an original track to encourage fans to join the reBELLution and order tacos at their next party. Directed by Ruffian’s The Bobbsey Twins, the idea … Continue reading “Deutsch gets taco lovers ready for reBELLution”

Deutsch promotes Doris Chung to ECD

Deutsch, LA has a new creative sheriff in the office. The agency has announced the promotion of Doris Chung to the role of Executive Creative Director in the LA office. Chung was tapped by Deutsch in 2017 to spearhead the shop’s creative work for brands under the beverage conglomerate Keurig Dr Pepper, including Mott’s and … Continue reading “Deutsch promotes Doris Chung to ECD”

Deutsch promotes Oakley to EVP, Director of Technology and Innovation

Deutsch’s New York office announced the promotion of technology expert Husani Oakley to EVP, director of Technology and Innovation from SVP, director of Technology. In addition, the office elevated Jeff Morgan, Oliver Plunkett, and Andrew Quay to vice presidents. “Husani, Jeff, Oliver and Andrew are all business leaders within their respective departments and have fully … Continue reading “Deutsch promotes Oakley to EVP, Director of Technology and Innovation”

Bullitt, Bailey Lauerman, Bigger Picture, Deutsch L.A.

Bullitt has signed Drake Doremus Doremus’ latest film Zoe, starring Ewan McGregor and Lea Seydoux, premiered as the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival’s Centerpiece title. On the branded side, Doremus’ short film, The Beauty Inside, directed for Intel and Toshiba, received three Grand Prix awards at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, and was honored … Continue reading “Bullitt, Bailey Lauerman, Bigger Picture, Deutsch L.A.”

Reel LA: Doner, Deutsch, PGA, WGA in the news

Doner LA feasts on Del Monte Doner LA is starting off its 2018 pretty much the same way it ended its 2017 – with a win. The shop has now been named lead agency for California-based Del Monte Foods, one of the nation’s largest producers, distributors and marketers of premium quality, branded food products, following … Continue reading “Reel LA: Doner, Deutsch, PGA, WGA in the news”

Everything, Top Gun, Menu nominated for WGA Screenplay Awards

Coming on the heels of yesterday’s Oscar nominations, the Writers Guild of America West (WGAW) and Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in screenwriting during 2022. Everything Everywhere All at Once, Top Gun: Maverick, Women Talking and The Fabelmans are among the films nominated in the film categories for … Continue reading “Everything, Top Gun, Menu nominated for WGA Screenplay Awards”

Kristen Cavallo rises to Global CEO, MullenLowe

Interpublic Group has announced that Kristen Cavallo, CEO of The Martin Agency, has been promoted to global CEO of MullenLowe Group. She will also continue in her role as CEO at The Martin Agency. As Kristen assumes the global CEO role at MullenLowe Group, she will continue to report to Alex Leikikh, who remains chairman, MullenLowe … Continue reading “Kristen Cavallo rises to Global CEO, MullenLowe”

AMP West takes over Ad World with Latin Music Panel

The Association of Music Producers’ West Coast Chapter (AMP) has announced plans for a virtual panel that’s sure to be moving to a pulsating beat: “Latin Music: The ‘Takeover’ Of The American Ad World,” takes place on Thursday, Sept. 15 at 1 pm PT / 4 pm ET. Hosted by the AMP West Board member … Continue reading “AMP West takes over Ad World with Latin Music Panel”

Perfect Storm director Wolfgang Petersen dead at 81

One of the greatest directors of our lifetime has passed away. Academy Award nominated German Director Wolfgang Petersen has passed away at age 81. Petersen died Friday at his home in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Brentwood after a battle with pancreatic cancer, said, representative Michelle Bega. Petersen is known for films such as Das … Continue reading “Perfect Storm director Wolfgang Petersen dead at 81”

Warner Bros. Discovery releases 10-year DC plan

Last week during Warner Bros. Discovery‘s Second Quarter 2022 Earnings Call, David Zaslav, the current President and CEO of Warner Bros. Discovery explained his 10-year-plan to model the DC Cinematic Universe after Kevin Feige’s MCU at Disney.  Zaslav became CEO of Discovery Communications on November 16, 2006. Under his leadership, Discovery became a Fortune 500 … Continue reading “Warner Bros. Discovery releases 10-year DC plan”

Team One appoints Mark Koelfgen as ECD

Team One, Publicis Groupe’s fully integrated media, digital and communications agency for premium brands, announced today the hire of Mark Koelfgen as its newest executive creative director. Joining from David&Goliath, Koelfgen’s celebrated creative career and expertise will help propel Team One’s creative vision forward, taking premium brands into the future at the intersection of technology … Continue reading “Team One appoints Mark Koelfgen as ECD”

McCann hires Pete Johnson as EVP, ECD

McCann today announced that Pete Johnson, an award-winning creative director, will join its New York office as EVP, Global Executive Creative Director. He will work hand-in-hand with Shayne Millington and Pierre Lipton, co-Chief Creative Officers, McCann New York. Johnson joins McCann after spending 5+ year as an ECD at Deutsch, New York and more than … Continue reading “McCann hires Pete Johnson as EVP, ECD”

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”

2021 in Review: Celebrating those who left us

They made us laugh. They made us love. They made us sing. They made us cry. They made us think. Some entertained. Some were just there when we needed them. Some showered us with their creativity. Others, some made us think differently. All in all, the people whom we lost in 2021 made some sort … Continue reading “2021 in Review: Celebrating those who left us”

2021 in Review: The biggest stories of Reel 360

Some of the words which come to mind when describing 2021 include frustrating, maddening, wow (in a bad sense), terrifying, astounding, and wow again in a very good sense. When we left 2020 our outlook was hopeful. We knew this would be the year that we became vaccinated against an insidious Coronavirus disease that had … Continue reading “2021 in Review: The biggest stories of Reel 360”