‘Twas the night before Super Bowl with Frito-Lay

1+ With many major brands such as Budweiser, Coke, Pepsi and Hyundai skipping out on spending the estimated $5.5 million for a :30-second ad slot during Super Bowl LV, one would think that this year’s assortment of spots might be along the quality of say Ashley’s Furniture or Carshield. Thank brands like Frito-Lay for not … Continue reading “‘Twas the night before Super Bowl with Frito-Lay”

INTERVIEW: Rick Astley on Frito-Lay’s new campaign

2+ This January, Frito-Lay will launch its first-ever “New Year New You” campaign starring not only an array of snacks, but ALSO 80’s chart-topper Rick Astley, who will assure viewers that they “never have to give up”  fun, flavorful snacks, including Smartfood popcorn, SunChips, Off the Eaten Path veggie crisps/puffs, and Baked+ Simply favorites to … Continue reading “INTERVIEW: Rick Astley on Frito-Lay’s new campaign”

Anna Kendrick is back singing “My Favorite Things” for Frito-Lay

6+ She’s back. You know the Reel 360 team has a never-ending crush on Anna Kendrick. So, we are stoked that she is back in singing Frito-Lay’s rendition of the classic “MyFavorite Things” – as sung by actress Anna Kendrick – will return to airwaves this week to mark the official start of holiday season. But as evidenced by Kendrick in … Continue reading “Anna Kendrick is back singing “My Favorite Things” for Frito-Lay”

First Look: Anna Kendrick sings up snacking for Frito-Lay

2+ Who doesn’t like Anna Kendrick? Not only is the multi-talented star of Pitch Perfect, Into the Woods and Up in the Air talented, she is so friggin’ cute. This holiday season, Kendrick joins Frito-Lay brands –  Lay’s potato chips, Doritos, Cheetos, Tostitos and Smartfood popcorn – to sing a new version of the classic … Continue reading “First Look: Anna Kendrick sings up snacking for Frito-Lay”

Nancy Reyes elevated to CEO of TBWA\Chiat\Day

0 TBWA today announced that Nancy Reyes is being elevated to Chief Executive Officer of TBWA\Chiat\Day New York. With this promotion, Reyes expands her role and takes over full leadership of the agency from Rob Schwartz, who has been CEO since 2015. It’s the latest step in a steady rise since Reyes joined the agency in April 2016 as Managing … Continue reading “Nancy Reyes elevated to CEO of TBWA\Chiat\Day”

Goodby spices things up with Kate Mckinnon, Dan Levy

1+ To celebrate that love of chips and dip and everything people love to do with their friends, Tostitos has launched a new campaign, “For the Love of Chips and Dip and…” and are teaming up with comedic duo Kate McKinnon(SNL, Ghostbusters) and Dan Levy (Schitt’s Creek). Whether it’s doing karaoke and getting the lyrics … Continue reading “Goodby spices things up with Kate Mckinnon, Dan Levy”

Sadira Furlow joins the Happy Money Movement

1+ Happy Money, a leading fintech company building tools and services for human happiness, has named Sadira Furlow as its Chief Marketing Officer. Sadira joins Happy Money at a time of immense growth, as consumer deleveraging and demand for digitally-native finance products increases. Drawing on her extensive advertising and marketing experience, Sadira will help establish the Happy … Continue reading “Sadira Furlow joins the Happy Money Movement”

Matthew McConaughey is #FlatMatthew in Doritos spot

1+ Aha! We now know who #FlatMatthew is. To celebrate the return of one of the most anticipated Frito-Lay product launches in history, Doritos 3D Crunch, Doritos has enlisted the help of one of the most dynamic and multi-dimensional stars around, Matthew McConaughey (Dallas Buyers Club, Interstellar, Wolf of Wall Street), for its Super Bowl LV campaign, #FlatMatthew. … Continue reading “Matthew McConaughey is #FlatMatthew in Doritos spot”

Kunis, Kutcher star in Cheetos Super Bowl TVC

1+ Pepsi may not be dominating the Super Bowl like it has, well almost every year, but that doesn’t mean other brands won’t be taking over. After reclaiming its Super Bowl icon status last year, today Cheetos unveiled this year’s full TVC for Super Bowl LV, It Wasn’t Me. In the commercial, created by Goodby, … Continue reading “Kunis, Kutcher star in Cheetos Super Bowl TVC”

Commercial director releases first feature film

2+ Multidisciplinary director Alex Anderson has made his feature debut with the release of FAMBLY, a character-driven live action film, which is both darkly dramatic and comedic, with hints of magical realism. The film was shot and directed pre-pandemic by Anderson, from his own script, with a mixed cast of 20 first-time film actors and … Continue reading “Commercial director releases first feature film”

CBS special celebrates Super Bowl commercials

1+ Super Bowl Greatest Commercials 2021, an interactive countdown special where viewers will be able to vote LIVE for the top Super Bowl commercial from the past 20 years, will be broadcast Wednesday, Feb. 3 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on CBS and will also be available to stream live and on-demand on CBS All Access. The special, celebrating its … Continue reading “CBS special celebrates Super Bowl commercials”

Doritos asks, “Who is #FlatMatthew ?”

1+ While Doritos has been a Super Bowl fixture for more than two decades, this year the brand is bringing a whole new dimension to gameday with the highly anticipated return of Doritos 3D Crunch. To mark the occasion, Doritos, one of the flagship brands from PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay division, today debuted its Super Bowl campaign, … Continue reading “Doritos asks, “Who is #FlatMatthew ?””

Cheetos returns to Super Bowl with Ashton Kutcher

1+ When my editor asked me to write an article about a Super Bowl spot, I kinda was like, “Whaaaat? Why?” I hate the Super Bowl. Can’t I just binge Friends on HBO Max? Then he told me it was a spot created for Cheetos by Goodby, Silverstein and Partners. A bag of Flamin’ Hot … Continue reading “Cheetos returns to Super Bowl with Ashton Kutcher”

Toyota’s “Sienna Life” celebrates spontaneity

1+ The adventurous life awaits! “The Sienna Life” campaign, kicking off today, welcomes a refined and versatile minivan featuring bold design, available all-wheel drive, and enhanced fuel efficiency: the all-hybrid and all-new 2021 Toyota Sienna. The fully integrated campaign was developed against Toyota’s long-standing Total Toyota (T2) marketing model, fully considering the transcultural mainstream audiences … Continue reading “Toyota’s “Sienna Life” celebrates spontaneity”

2020 in Review: The Biggest Stories of the Year

1+ It’s almost over. Dear 2020, the Reel 360 team must not-so-politely ask you to get the f*ck out of our collective lives. Don’t pout. Don’t be insulted. We endured you for 365 days. We even reported on what you had to offer which wasn’t much. Now it’s time for you to go. When we … Continue reading “2020 in Review: The Biggest Stories of the Year”

GSP promotes Kate Baynham and Hanna Wittmark to CDs

2+ Kate Baynham and Hanna Wittmark have been promoted from associate creative directors to creative directors at Goodby Silverstein & Partners (GS&P). Baynham and Wittmark have worked at GS&) for eight years on brands such as Comcast, Common Sense Media, Frito-Lay, Adobe, Chrysler, Nintendo and the Ad Council and helped the agency land two of … Continue reading “GSP promotes Kate Baynham and Hanna Wittmark to CDs”

Tracee Ellis Ross looks for Joy in new Lay’s campaign

5+ We’re excited to share a first look at a new national Lay’s campaign that debuts today – which again is the work of Frito-Lay’s internal creative team. The campaign is titled, “Joy Says What,” and stars the amazingly talented Tracee Ellis Ross. In the spot – written and produced by Frito-Lay’s own in-house creative … Continue reading “Tracee Ellis Ross looks for Joy in new Lay’s campaign”

Microsoft’s Hall wins One Show 2020 CMO Pencil

0 Congratulations are in order for Microsoft’s Chief Brand Officer Kathleen Hall. A jury of 13 leading global CMOs selected her as winner of The One Show 2020 CMO Pencil, honoring the brand marketer behind the world’s single most impactful idea on a brand’s business from the past year. Hall picked up the prestigious award for “Changing … Continue reading “Microsoft’s Hall wins One Show 2020 CMO Pencil”

18 contenders battle for One Show’s 2020 CMO Pencil

1+ The One Club for Creativity, the world’s foremost non-profit organization celebrating creative excellence in advertising and design, has assembled a jury of top marketers to meet online next week and select the winner for The One Show’s prestigious 2020 CMO Pencil. This year’s jury of 13 esteemed CMOs will gather on 19th August to discuss … Continue reading “18 contenders battle for One Show’s 2020 CMO Pencil”

Doritos offers fans $150K to create ad for NFL Kickoff

1+ When, and if, the NFL returns this fall, chances are it will look very different. Fans may not be allowed in stadiums due to the novel coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. And Colin Kaepernick may actually be on a team. Now, Doritos has launched “Crash from Home,” an opportunity for consumers to be part of the … Continue reading “Doritos offers fans $150K to create ad for NFL Kickoff”