Hanson Dodge takes digital to next level with Megan DeAngelis

Milwaukee-based independent agency Hanson Dodge (HD) announced today that Megan DeAngelis has joined the agency in the newly created role of Tech Account Director.  She was most recently an Account Supervisor at BVK in Milwaukee.   At HD, Ms. DeAngelis has been added to help the agency manage its expanded digital responsibilities which have grown during … Continue reading “Hanson Dodge takes digital to next level with Megan DeAngelis”

Union’s Einar gets muscular on “HWY 93” for Dodge

For Dodge, the latest collaboration between director Sean Thonson of Supply & Demand and Union Partner/Editor Einar can best be described as a scorched-road sheet metal anthem, a tribute to the “smoking tire, the S-curve, and the spin turn.” Created via Doner, “HWY 93” imagines a highway that stretches across the 93 days of summer.  … Continue reading “Union’s Einar gets muscular on “HWY 93” for Dodge”

NOW launches first national campaign from Hanson Dodge

It’s no secret that health and wellness is top-of-mind for many consumers.  According to Fortune Business, the global vitamin and supplement market was estimated at $130 billion going into COVID.  Coming out of the pandemic, the category is enjoying its highest growth rate and is now projected to reach close to $200 billion by 2028. … Continue reading “NOW launches first national campaign from Hanson Dodge”

Ad Age names Hanson Dodge “Best Place to Work”

Today, Ad Age released results of its “Best Places to Work 2022” survey, identifying those companies that did a standout job last year as the ad business rebounded, the talent pool tightened and the specter of COVID-19 remained omnipresent at work, at home – and at work at home.  Fifty (50) companies were honored.  For the second … Continue reading “Ad Age names Hanson Dodge “Best Place to Work””

Creminelli launches meaty campaign via Hanson Dodge

Boar’s Head.  Columbus.  Dietz & Watson.  Creminelli. These are just a few of the recognizable fine meats brands that compete in the charcuterie category. And seriously, who doesn’t love a little charcuterie? With Memorial Day, Father’s Day and summer approaching, and of course lowered restrictions due to people getting vaccinated, the number of occasions for … Continue reading “Creminelli launches meaty campaign via Hanson Dodge”

Dodgers defeat Rays to win first World Series in 32 years

1988 was the last time the Los Angeles Dodgers hoisted the Commissioners’ Trophy. Ronald Reagan was president. Movie audiences were rushing to theaters to see Child’s Play and Beetlejuice. That Dodger team featured Kirk Gibson, Fernando Valenzua, Orel Hershiser and Don Sutton. Thirty-two long years. That drought ended last night as the 2020 Dodgers, featuring … Continue reading “Dodgers defeat Rays to win first World Series in 32 years”

New Dodge spot from GSD&M celebrates frontliners

As part of the One World: Together At Home which was globally televised last Saturday to support frontline health care workers and the World Health Organization, FCA premiered a new commercial for Dodge. The 30-second video, “Strength,” created by GSD&M, aired during the two-hour TV special as part of the globally televised and streamed event in support … Continue reading “New Dodge spot from GSD&M celebrates frontliners”

Framestore Pictures expands its sights and roster

Framestore Pictures (FSP) has bolstered its roster with two compelling new directors, Rich Lee and Jennifer Stafford.  Both will be repped by FSP in North America and the UK. This caps off a year of growth, including the addition of Executive Producer Michel Waxman, Director and DP Ivan Bird, and a succession of standout projects … Continue reading “Framestore Pictures expands its sights and roster”

Bayer speaks to sports fans’ hearts

In recognition of American Heart Month, Bayer is continuing its ongoing commitment to elevating awareness and education about heart health and risk factors for cardiovascular disease. Heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death in the U.S. for men and women and continues to increase, due in part to the often-invisible risk factors — 1 … Continue reading “Bayer speaks to sports fans’ hearts”

Alliance of film schools combat climate change

The Green Film School Alliance adds sixteen new schools to its ranks, more than doubling its membership to twenty-seven sustainability-minded schools. The GFSA’s membership now hails from seven US states and four countries across three continents. These committed schools join the effort to lessen the environmental impacts of film production practices. By expanding the alliance’s … Continue reading “Alliance of film schools combat climate change”

Ken Hanson, Dave Hanneken join WI Ad HOF

The Wisconsin Advertising Hall of Fame will officially induct visionary Hanson Dodge founder, Ken Hanson, and writer, professor, and creative director, Dave Hanneken.  Considered Wisconsin advertising’s highest honor, both inductees were unanimously chosen for their indelible impact on the advertising industry and their service to the community throughout their careers.  Former CEO, Ken Hanson helped … Continue reading “Ken Hanson, Dave Hanneken join WI Ad HOF”

Colin Francis Costello’s Storage wins Best Narrative Short Film twice

Colin Francis Costello’s latest short film, Storage, won both the Best U.S. Narrative Shorts at Silicon Beach Film Festival and Palm Springs Shorts last weekend. The short, which explores accepting and letting go of past loves before moving on, shares the story of Rachel (played by Laura Huckaby) who wakes up in a basement storage room with no … Continue reading “Colin Francis Costello’s Storage wins Best Narrative Short Film twice”

Vin Scully: the broadcaster who didn’t do soundbites

“It’s time for Dodgers baseball!” That’s the line we’ve been hearing from people recalling Vin Scully, who died Tuesday. It was his signature greeting at the top of each broadcast. The power isn’t in the line itself, which is fairly pedestrian, but in Scully’s excited, ribbon-cutting delivery. But Scully wasn’t known for signature sentences, although … Continue reading “Vin Scully: the broadcaster who didn’t do soundbites”

VISIT Milwaukee teams with Bobby Portis

VISIT Milwaukee has announced a new partnership with Milwaukee Bucks star Bobby Portis to promote the destination and drive increased visitation. The centerpiece of this partnership is a video produced by VISIT Milwaukee’s leisure advertising agency Hanson Dodge that showcases Bobby’s love for Milwaukee as he acts as a “hype man” at attractions around the city, helping champion our … Continue reading “VISIT Milwaukee teams with Bobby Portis”

Law & Order’s Chris Meloni bares workout routine for Peloton

Happy National Nude Day! Now, we know there is a holiday to celebrate 365 days a year. Not missing a chance to show off his 61-year-old physique, which would shame any 25-year-old, Christopher Meloni of Dick Wolf’s Law & Order: Organized Crime, has teamed up with Deadpool’s Ryan Reynolds to launch a naked work-out video for … Continue reading “Law & Order’s Chris Meloni bares workout routine for Peloton”

“Feel The Flavor” in new Perrier global campaign

Showcasing its range of sparkling fruit flavors, this vibrant new campaign celebrates the uplifting spirit of Perrier. Inspired by its range of boldly refreshing flavors, Perrier is unveiling a new global campaign, “Feel the Flavor.” Perrier’s effervescent bubbles are bursting with fruit and citrus notes that excite both your mood and your spirit. The new creative … Continue reading ““Feel The Flavor” in new Perrier global campaign”

DirecTV launches streaming service with the GOATbusters

DIRECTV has launch its GOATbusters national ad campaign featuring baseball legends Alex Rodriguez, David Ortiz, Ken Griffey Jr. and Randy Johnson, highlighting the company’s streaming product, DIRECTV STREAM. Created and developed by TBWA\Chiat\Day Los Angeles, the foursome comes together to combat supernatural forces and other would-be foes through the 2022 MLB season, just like the … Continue reading “DirecTV launches streaming service with the GOATbusters”

JuneShine launches first live TVC

JuneShine – the #1 hard kombucha brand in the U.S. with over $30M raised and 30M cans sold of its insanely delicious, honest alcohol for a better planet made with only real, organic ingredients – has expanded outside the hard kombucha realm with an exciting new product: JuneShine Spirits.  The new better-for-you, ready-to-drink canned cocktails … Continue reading “JuneShine launches first live TVC”

AFM 2021 online launches with Indie Producer Ecosphere session

Our friends at The American Film Market (AFM) today announced new speakers and sessions along with its full programming lineup set for AFM 2021 Online, which will run for five days, November 1 to November 5. AFM 2021 Online will commence with the opening session – The Independent Film Ecosphere – Present and Future, featuring … Continue reading “AFM 2021 online launches with Indie Producer Ecosphere session”

Taco Bell endorses stealing… bases

The 2021 World Series is around the corner which can only mean one thing, free tacos are on the horizon for everyone in America thanks to the highly anticipated return of Taco Bell’s ‘Steal a Base, Steal a Taco.’ Taco Bell and MLB have continually celebrated the ‘Taco Heroes’ who have stolen the first base … Continue reading “Taco Bell endorses stealing… bases”