Pizza Hut re-introduces fan-fave from the 90s

Allow me to reintroduce myself! Pizza Hut has announced that it’s officially bringing back an iconic fan-favorite pizza from the 90s starting February 1. Allow us to re-introduce The Big New Yorker.  Pizza lovers may remember the iconic menu item from when it was first introduced in 1999. Since being retired from the menu, there have … Continue reading “Pizza Hut re-introduces fan-fave from the 90s”

Pizza hut brings back Detroit-style pizza

Detroit-Style pizza is BACK at Pizza Hut for a limited time. Beginning today, Hut Rewards members get early access to indulge in its cravable, caramelized-crust, glory – one day before all pizza lovers can sink their teeth into this fan-favorite starting today, August 25 – and now with the option to create your own personal recipe with up … Continue reading “Pizza hut brings back Detroit-style pizza”

Craig Robinson goes waay back in Pizza Hut campaign

Remember going to Pizza Hut as a kid? The glorious aroma of pizza enveloped you as you were led to a classic red booth decked out in a red and white checkered tablecloth under the cozy glow of a stained-glass Tiffany-style lamp. You’d score some quarters to play an arcade game as you waited for … Continue reading “Craig Robinson goes waay back in Pizza Hut campaign”

WoodShop creates a festive holiday spot For Pizza Hut

Director Trevor Shepard applied WoodShop’s characteristic eye for detail when making Christmas magic for Pizza Hut. Spark your cravings and get in the holiday spirit while watching an adorable toy train crash into the Hut’s famous Triple Treat Box. “Shooting a holiday spot is always a highlight of the year. Yet, with this year being … Continue reading “WoodShop creates a festive holiday spot For Pizza Hut”

REEL WOMEN: GSD&M CD Dominique Monet

Dominique Monet is an award-winning creative director at GSD&M. She has spent her career working on some of the world’s most iconic brands including Pizza Hut, Toyota, and Crocs. Her experience spans the multicultural, general and global market.  Not only has her work been awarded, but so has she. Dominique was 1 of 20 creative … Continue reading “REEL WOMEN: GSD&M CD Dominique Monet”

Los York wants Benjamin Reed to bring the funny

Award-winning Welsh director and filmmaker Benjamin Reed has signed with Los York Films, the film discipline of the pioneering creative studio Los York, for exclusive spot representation in the U.S., his first foray stateside for commercial work. Based in London, Reed has directed a raft of music videos (from 2007-2016) and European commercials for brands … Continue reading “Los York wants Benjamin Reed to bring the funny”

Director Jenn Shaw

Editor’s Note: Five years ago we had an idea. Being a woman-owned publication, it made sense to us to celebrate women who were making a difference in the industries we cover. So, we started a “little” feature for Women’s History Month called “Reel Women.” To say it blossomed into something special would be a vast … Continue reading “Director Jenn Shaw”

Compadre hires four producers, promotes one

Creative marketing agency Compadre is on a hiring spree to keep pace with business being generated. The company welcomes two seasoned senior producers – Wynt Curliano and Federico Jimenez, as well as rising producer stars Tatiana Hithe and Tucker Rhodes. Last but not least, Compadre is excited to be upping Kevin Volz to the role … Continue reading “Compadre hires four producers, promotes one”

Durable Goods signs director Chris Applebaum

Durable Goods has signed director Chris Applebaum for commercials and branded content in the US. Applebaum’s creative imprint has shaped pop culture across three decades. The multiple MTV Award-winning, six-time Grammy Award nominee has directed 31 MTV #1 music videos for such artists as Miley Cyrus, Britney Spears, Selena Gomez, and Demi Lovato. His “Umbrella” … Continue reading “Durable Goods signs director Chris Applebaum”

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”

Cliff Freeman dead at 80

Advertising lost a comedic icon on September 5. Longtime advertising legend Cliff Freeman who coined such 80s terms as “Where’s the beef?” and was the voice for Little Caesars Pizza, “Pizza, Pizza” in countless commercials, quietly passed away in his Manhattan home. Freeman was 80. According to the New York Times, who reported Freeman’s passing, … Continue reading “Cliff Freeman dead at 80”

Burger King expands Royal Perks Loyalty Program

When Burger King started testing Royal Perks at the beginning of the year, the brand had one goal – re-think typical loyalty programs by rooting its rewards in what guests truly want. And, BK did just that. Now, Burger King is scaling up the program to make it more accessible for guests nationwide to earn and redeem … Continue reading “Burger King expands Royal Perks Loyalty Program”

Threaded Pictures signs Director Josh Blaylock

Threaded Pictures announces the signing of Director Josh Blaylock to its roster and will represent him in the U.S. for commercial and branded content motion work. With a keen eye for composition and lighting, Blaylock is known for collaborating with his clients to bring fresh and innovative perspectives to food and other tabletop work. His … Continue reading “Threaded Pictures signs Director Josh Blaylock”

Cannes Lions: Ogilvy sets record with 8 Grand Prix

Ogilvy was recognized with 8 Grand Prix at the 2021 Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity, a record for the agency, and ranked as the No. 2 most creative network globally.  Throughout the week 30 offices across 24 countries contributed to Ogilvy being honored with a total of 81 Lions—including 1 Titanium, 8 Grand Prix, 14 … Continue reading “Cannes Lions: Ogilvy sets record with 8 Grand Prix”

Vrbo: New ad features John Legend

Vacation rental company Vrbo unveiled its biggest campaign to date with a new ad featuring John Legend and real-life families who didn’t realize they’d be experiencing surprise reunions with loved ones while cameras rolled. The scenes play out as Legend performs a new version of the classic song “I Can See Clearly Now.” Created by Crispin Porter … Continue reading “Vrbo: New ad features John Legend”

Josh Baze joins Public Label as EVP of Strategy

Creative and integrated marketing agency Public Label has announced the appointment of Josh Baze, who joins the agency as EVP of Strategy. Reporting to CEO Brian Cohen, Baze will be responsible for leading planning and strategy efforts across the agency’s North American client roster that includes Progressive, adidas, Fujifilm, Mars Wrigley, Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream, OZO and … Continue reading “Josh Baze joins Public Label as EVP of Strategy”

tinygiant signs trailblazing director Jenn Shaw

Brooklyn-based production company tinygiant is pleased to announce their newest roster addition, director Jenn Shaw. Her emotive storytelling draws out the humanity and identity within the supportive structures created by family and close friends.  Shaw is a New York-based filmmaker with roots in the bluegrass of Lexington, Kentucky. A graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the … Continue reading “tinygiant signs trailblazing director Jenn Shaw”

McKinney LA brings in Andy Pearson as GCD

Thankfully not all stories regarding ad agencies are about layoffs. McKinney has announced that it has named Andy Pearson Group Creative Director. The move dials up the heat on the considerable momentum at McKinney LA has had since its creation less than a year ago. Pearson was previously at Deutsch LA as VP, creative director, … Continue reading “McKinney LA brings in Andy Pearson as GCD”

Cloé Bailly, Writer and Director

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” Bonjour, Cloé Bailly. This talented … Continue reading “Cloé Bailly, Writer and Director”

Carrie Walsh named new Subway CMO

Connecticut-based Subway has opted for fresh talent by naming Carrie Walsh as Chief Marketing Officer, North America. The statement from the QSR states she will be responsible for driving the brand’s North America marketing and advertising strategy, as well as defining global brand standards and marketing strategies throughout Subway’s international markets. Walsh joins Subway with … Continue reading “Carrie Walsh named new Subway CMO”