Sanctuary Content signs rising Director Aisha Ford

Sanctuary Content signs award-winning filmmaker Aisha Ford to their roster. A writer and director currently studying as a fourth-year MFA film student at the prestigious NYU Tisch School of the Arts, the signing marks Ford’s first official representation in the industry. Ford is off to a roaring start with Sanctuary Content , having recently been awarded her first official … Continue reading “Sanctuary Content signs rising Director Aisha Ford”

Ford to livestream electric F-150 Lightning reveal

Ford’s smartest, most innovative truck yet will be all-electric and called F-150 Lightning. The all-new F-150 Lightning will be revealed May 19 at Ford World Headquarters in Dearborn and livestreamed for millions to watch.   The F-150 Lightning brings stunning innovation, technologies and capabilities to the F-Series, America’s best-selling vehicle, combined with the power, payload and towing capability … Continue reading “Ford to livestream electric F-150 Lightning reveal”

Ford participates in COVID-19 memorial

According to the latest statistics, there have been 23,556,676 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 392,641 deaths in the United States. Ford Motor Company will join with organizations and communities across the United States tomorrow in a memorial honoring people who lost their lives as a result of the pandemic. For one hour starting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Ford will illuminate … Continue reading “Ford participates in COVID-19 memorial”

AstraZeneca Oxford COVID vaccine up to 70% positive

British – Swedish multinational pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical company, AstraZeneca announced positive high-level results from an interim analysis of clinical trials of COVID vaccine AZD1222. Testing in the UK and Brazil showed the vaccine was highly effective in preventing COVID-19, the primary endpoint, and no hospitalizations or severe cases of the disease were reported in participants … Continue reading “AstraZeneca Oxford COVID vaccine up to 70% positive”

What’s not to love about ginger Ashton Swinford?

“Filmmakers are like roaches – we’ll always find a way to survive.” There is something about Gingers. We either love ’em or hate ’em for those fiery locks. Sometimes, we even make fun of ’em or just run in the other direction. Is it because they stand out in a crowd? Or does it ignite … Continue reading “What’s not to love about ginger Ashton Swinford?”

From “Bahston” to LA – award-winning Hilary Barraford

The first things you notice about triple threat Hilary Barraford are her big blue orbs, whom others would dub “eyes.” When she trains them on you, you immediately feel like you are basking in a feeling of joy and happiness. Next, is her infectious laugh. It’s an emotion that’s so big, so warm it fills … Continue reading “From “Bahston” to LA – award-winning Hilary Barraford”

Ford launches AR experience for all-electric Mustang

Ford, along with creative partner BBDO, have just launched an exciting new AR experience to help bring consumers up close and virtual with the first-ever all-electric Mustang—the Mustang Mach-E. Which is kind of badass for a badass new Mustang. Augmented Reality is transforming the way consumers are experiencing products. In fact, recent surveys highlight that … Continue reading “Ford launches AR experience for all-electric Mustang”

Ford, inspired by sneaker culture, drops new activation

Along Fairfax Avenue in Los Angeles, you can always tell when a brand new unaffordable, dope-ass sneaker is about to drop as there will be a line that stretches for blocks outside of the store. Now, Ford and BBDO New York are clearly hoping for the same effect as they have just launched a new … Continue reading “Ford, inspired by sneaker culture, drops new activation”

Ford and Disney reveal all-new Ford Bronco family

Ford Motor Company will reveal the all-new Ford Bronco 4×4 family on Monday, July 13 across Disney’s Media Networks – marking the first-ever, prime-time product reveal roadblock across Disney’s broadcast, cable, digital and streaming properties, including ABC, ESPN, National Geographic and Hulu. “Ford Bronco is an icon that has captured people’s imaginations and inspired them … Continue reading “Ford and Disney reveal all-new Ford Bronco family”

EightVFX taps Ashley Ford as new Executive Producer

Congrats are in order for Ashley Ford. EightVFX has bolstered its management team with the appointment of Ford as Executive Producer. In her new role, she will oversee bidding and incoming productions as well as new and existing relationships with directors and production companies. With her deep expertise in business development and sales, she will … Continue reading “EightVFX taps Ashley Ford as new Executive Producer”

Ashley Ford, eightvfx exec producer

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.” Bright, vivacious, and lovely, eightvfx’s … Continue reading “Ashley Ford, eightvfx exec producer”

Ford Escape, Angela Bassett celebrate Black women

Narrated by award-winning actress Angela Bassett, Ford’s latest ad campaign, “Built Phenomenally,” shines a spotlight on the all-new 2020 Ford Escape – the company’s best-selling SUV. The new African American-focused campaign, from agency UWG, celebrates the defiance, transformation and versatility of black women as creators, marketers and performers who own their uniqueness and live phenomenally. As … Continue reading “Ford Escape, Angela Bassett celebrate Black women”

Byron Allen Entertainment promotes Alford to VP Digital

Entertainment Studios, one of the largest independent producers and distributors of film and television, with 64 shows on the air, and owner of nine 24-hour HD television networks now serving nearly 160 million subscribers — including The Weather Channel television network and its streaming service Local Now — proudly announces the appointment of Natasha Alford as the Vice President of Digital Content … Continue reading “Byron Allen Entertainment promotes Alford to VP Digital”

Ford, McDonald’s brew new sustainability effort

We always talk about needing a shot of caffeine. Who knew your car could benefit from it as well? Ford Motor Company and McDonald’s USA will soon be giving vehicles a caffeine boost by using part of a familiar staple in the morning routine, coffee beans, in vehicle parts such as headlamp housing. Every year, … Continue reading “Ford, McDonald’s brew new sustainability effort”

‘Black Panther’s’ Bassett narrates new Ford campaign

Ford Motor Company has released its latest TV spots: “Built Ford Proud: “We Lead” and “Ode to the Builders.” The new campaign showcases the brand’s F-150, SUV and car lineup, and features the smooth, strong and powerful voice of actress Angela Bassett (American Horror Story). Created by UWG in New York, the company’s African American … Continue reading “‘Black Panther’s’ Bassett narrates new Ford campaign”

James, Crawford & Schwarzenegger team up for Ladder

Boulder, Colorado-based Human Design has created an integrated media campaign for Ladder. What is Ladder you ask? The Reel 360 team sure did. Founded by LeBron James, Cindy Crawford, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Lindsey Vonn, Ladder, “empowers you to reach your lifestyle goals by providing support and guidance from world class advisors and experts.” Their solutions … Continue reading “James, Crawford & Schwarzenegger team up for Ladder”

AFI Fest 2021 announces full festival lineup

Our friends at The American Film Institute (AFI) announced today the full lineup for AFI FEST 2021 including Sony Pictures Classics’ Parallel Mothers, written and directed by Academy Award winner Pedro Almodóvar, which will screen as a Red Carpet Premiere at the historic TCL Chinese Theatre on Saturday, November 13. The complete AFI FEST program … Continue reading “AFI Fest 2021 announces full festival lineup”

COLCOA: Emmanuel Carrére’s Between Two Worlds to open 25th French Film Fest

During a press conference held yesterday, Taylor Hackford, director, Board member of the Franco-American Cultural Fund and COLCOA Program Committee member, announced the opening film of the 25th Annual COLOCA French Film and Series Festival will be the North American Premiere of writer/director/author Emmanuel Carrère’s BETWEEN TWO WORLDS, starring Academy Award winner Juliette Binoche. The … Continue reading “COLCOA: Emmanuel Carrére’s Between Two Worlds to open 25th French Film Fest”

TBWA appoints Ben Williams as Global Chief Creative Experience Officer

It’s a long title, but worth it. TBWA\Worldwide announced the appointment of Ben Williams as global chief creative experience officer. Williams joins the TBWA collective to set the vision for TBWA’s global creative product, unlocking the power of creativity to push the boundaries of brand experience. Williams joins from R/GA, where he was responsible for driving the … Continue reading “TBWA appoints Ben Williams as Global Chief Creative Experience Officer”

And Just Like That: Find out when Carrie and company return

Sex and the City fans just got a huge present from HBO Max. As part of the virtual launch event for HBO Max Europe, it was announced that the highly anticipated Max Original series, AND JUST LIKE THAT…, will debut on HBO Max in December. The Max Original And Just Like That…, the new chapter of … Continue reading “And Just Like That: Find out when Carrie and company return”