Jimmy Dean: hijacks National Egg Day

June 3rd was National Egg Day and it got hacked… by those rascals at Jimmy Dean. Americans eat a lot of eggs, especially at breakfast. In fact, they consume an estimated 279 eggs per year. With that kind of popularity, eggs deserve the perfect partner on the plate. That’s why for the celebrated day Jimmy … Continue reading “Jimmy Dean: hijacks National Egg Day”

The One Club: WAATBP Diversity Conference set for September

The 11th edition of The One Club for Creativity‘s Where Are All The Black People (WAATBP) diversity conference and career fair will take place on September 29-30, 2021.  The hybrid event is free to attend and open to a global audience. WAATBP 2021 will address how the industry has – and hasn’t – evolved over the past 18 … Continue reading “The One Club: WAATBP Diversity Conference set for September”

72andSunny ushers in Creative Leadership Council

In order to ensure the agency’s creative vision manifests with excellence, 72andSunny has announced the launch of a new Creative Leadership Council. The council was formed by newly appointed chief creative officers, Carlo Cavallone and Matt Murphy. A deeper look at the council, we’ll see it also includes creative leaders across global offices: Rey Andrade, … Continue reading “72andSunny ushers in Creative Leadership Council”

Van Jones to keynote ‘Where Are All The Black People’

CNN host and political commentator Van Jones has been announced as the special keynote speaker at Where Are All The Black People (WAATBP), The One Club for Creativity’s annual diversity conference and career happening this year on September 22nd-24th and presented online, free of charge. Van Jones is an Emmy-nominated producer, and for more than 25 years has been a leader in … Continue reading “Van Jones to keynote ‘Where Are All The Black People’”

‘Where Are All The Black People’ goes online globally

Prompted by this year’s rise of the Black Lives Matter movement and in acknowledgment of the ad industry’s continued lack of diversity, The One Club for Creativity has rebranded its annual Here Are All The Black People multicultural conference and career fair back to its original name: Where Are All The Black People. The event, typically held in … Continue reading “‘Where Are All The Black People’ goes online globally”

Spike Jonze, Tide win best in show at AICP Awards

BBDO New York earned 10 honors and Wieden+Kennedy earned eight honors, while TBWA\Media Arts Lab had seven honors at the AICP Awards last night. McCann New York had five honors, while Saatchi & Saatchi had four. Leo Burnett had three honors, as did the in-house agency at Apple. Apple’s “Welcome Home,” directed by acclaimed director … Continue reading “Spike Jonze, Tide win best in show at AICP Awards”

Saturday AM, Phenomenon, MOR, MelodyGun, Adolescent

Saturday Morning brings on new partner Saturday Morning, the fantastic initiative launched in the summer of 2016 by black creative leaders Keith Cartwright, Geoff Edwards, Jayanta Jenkins and Jimmy Smith is expanding its team with the arrival of new partner lead Deja Cox. “As we grow, we will continue to add talented and dedicated leaders … Continue reading “Saturday AM, Phenomenon, MOR, MelodyGun, Adolescent”

Geoff Edwards brings peace into fashion

We have been covering many stories about Chicago advertising and production creatives coming together to address the many problems in the world. There is Utopic collecting food and other goods for Puerto Rico. Schafer Condon Carter and several trade organizations launched Chicago Creative Relief for hurricane victims in Texas and Florida. Now, count former Element … Continue reading “Geoff Edwards brings peace into fashion”

Power of the Dog, Ted Lasso lead wins at 27th annual Critics Choice Awards

The Critics Choice Association announced the winners of the 27th annual Critics Choice Awards LIVE on The CW and TBS during an in-person ceremony hosted by Taye Diggs and Nicole Byer.  This year’s event was an international affair, with celebrations in both Los Angeles and London.   The Los Angeles ceremony was held at the Fairmount … Continue reading “Power of the Dog, Ted Lasso lead wins at 27th annual Critics Choice Awards”

The Power of the Dog’ and ‘House of Gucci’ Lead SAG Awards film nominations

Nominees for the 28th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAG) honoring outstanding individual, cast and ensemble performances for the past year were announced this morning by Rosario Dawson (Dopesick, Go-Big Show) and Vanessa Hudgens (tick, tick…BOOM!, The Princess Switch) via Instagram Live. The nominees for outstanding action performances by film and television stunt ensembles were announced by SAG Awards Committee Members Jason … Continue reading “The Power of the Dog’ and ‘House of Gucci’ Lead SAG Awards film nominations”

118 members of Congress call for improved wages, conditions for IATSE members

Today, Congressman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) and Senator Alex Padilla (D- Calif.), along with 118 Senators and Members of the House sent a letter to the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) urging the association to negotiate collaboratively and in good faith with Hollywood craft workers (IATSE) advocating for improved wages and working conditions … Continue reading “118 members of Congress call for improved wages, conditions for IATSE members”

Shutterfly is making a thing out of new brand campaign

When was the last time you thought about Shutterfly? For me, it’s been a minute and I actually have a ton of photos stored there. Well, the leading e-commerce retail and manufacturing platform for personalized products, announced the launch of its new “Make it a Thing” integrated marketing campaign, which amplifies the brand’s new positioning, … Continue reading “Shutterfly is making a thing out of new brand campaign”

Katy Perry’s Teenage Dream takes dramatic turn in new Sandy Hook PSA

This is a hard one to watch. But you have to. BBDO, New York has returned with a dramatic new PSA for leading gun violence prevention organization, Sandy Hook Promise (SHP). And it’s our Reel Ad of the Week. Launching yesterday, the new film, ironically titled Teenage Dream, illustrates how being a teenager is not the carefree … Continue reading “Katy Perry’s Teenage Dream takes dramatic turn in new Sandy Hook PSA”

Adobe Premiere Pro packs spot full of VFX goodness

Everyone has a story to tell. Today more than ever, video creation is the way we make and share those stories with the world.  Adobe’s new film campaign, Fantastic Voyage | Adobe Premiere Pro celebrates the limitless creative possibility of telling your story with Adobe’s editing tools.  Made in partnership with creative agency 72andSunny Los … Continue reading “Adobe Premiere Pro packs spot full of VFX goodness”

Complete list of Grammy winners

The 63rd annual Grammys are a wrap. Despite an expected scant audience, the show hosted by The Daily Show’s Trevor Noah, boasted electrifying, live and pre-recorded, performances from Bad Bunny, Harry Styles, Taylor Swift, Dua Lipa, BTS, Billie Eilish, Post Malone and Megan Thee Stallion. And dang Megan, Reel 360 now understands WAP. Mind blown. Yeah the winner … Continue reading “Complete list of Grammy winners”

Screen Actors Guild announces nominations

Nominees for the 27th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards honoring outstanding individual, cast and ensemble performances for the past year were announced by Lily Collins (Emily In Paris, Mank) and Daveed Diggs (Snowpiercer, Blindspotting, The Good Lord Bird) via Instagram Live. The nominees for outstanding action performances by film and television stunt ensembles were announced … Continue reading “Screen Actors Guild announces nominations”

Wayne and Garth are back in Uber Eats Super Bowl spot

The Super Bowl was made for Super Bowl parties. Except this year. But that doesn’t mean we can’t order from Uber Eats and party on. You know, like Wayne and Garth. Mike Myers and Dana Carvey, the stars who created and brought to life local-access legends Wayne Campbell and Garth Algar on the classic Saturday … Continue reading “Wayne and Garth are back in Uber Eats Super Bowl spot”

Grammy Awards announce 2020 nominees

The 63rd Grammy Awards are right around the corner, airing (earlier than usual) Sunday, Jan. 31, on CBS, but the nominations are here now. After 40 years, Ken Ehrlich, the show’s producer has retired, and Ben Winston (known for his work on James Corden’s late-night show and Carpool Karaoke) will helm the awards production. Trevor … Continue reading “Grammy Awards announce 2020 nominees”

Complete list of winners from 72nd “PandEmmys”

Last night, in front of a mostly empty Staples Center, The Television Academy celebrated the 72nd Emmy Awards – or since we are in a pandemic “The PandEmmys” – recognizing excellence in primetime programming and individual achievement for the 2019-2020 television season. Unlike any broadcast preceding it, the virtual awards were hosted Jimmy Kimmel, featured … Continue reading “Complete list of winners from 72nd “PandEmmys””