Fela’s Kajal extends collab with Megan Thee Stallion in Popeyes creative

The new Megan Thee Stallion creative for Popeyes‘ “Hottie Sauce,” was directed by female powerhouse director Kajal, who recently signed with the Toronto-based and culture-defining production company, Fela. A Brooklyn native, Kajal is a multifaceted creative who rose to acclaim directing the powerful and transformative documentary short  Protecting Women of Color, starring Megan Thee Stallion and … Continue reading “Fela’s Kajal extends collab with Megan Thee Stallion in Popeyes creative”

Megan Thee Stallion drops her Hottie Sauce at Popeyes

Y’All – Popeyes made a hot sauce with Megan Thee Stallion and it’s our Reel Ad of the Week. But the QSR and hot performer didn’t stop there. Popeyes announces a HOT collaboration with Grammy Award-winning musician,  entrepreneur, and now Popeyes Franchise Owner, Megan Thee Stallion, as they introduce a new sauce, Megan Thee Stallion … Continue reading “Megan Thee Stallion drops her Hottie Sauce at Popeyes”

One Club, Popeyes launch “ONE Production: Food Styling” to add diversity

The One Club for Creativity expands its commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion in advertising and marketing with the launch of ONE Production: Food Styling, an initiative sponsored by Popeyes, to encourage ethnic diversity in production. The pilot program kicks off this fall as a free 10-week online training course for BIPOC students teaching them how to … Continue reading “One Club, Popeyes launch “ONE Production: Food Styling” to add diversity”

Popeyes: Launches first-ever loyalty program

Sign the Reel 360 Fam up! Today, Popeyes unveils its first-ever loyalty program, Popeyes Rewards, to give their devoted loyal fans another reason to love that chicken from Popeyes. As a brand rooted in Southern hospitality and culture, the brand wants every guest to feel like family, and the new Popeyes Rewards program allows the beloved fried … Continue reading “Popeyes: Launches first-ever loyalty program”

Camera Eats First bites dust when it comes to Popeyes

Heard of Camera Eats First? It’s a phrase used to describe the popular social media trend of taking a photo of your food before taking a bite, so you can post your beautiful Instagram-worthy meal on social media for everyone to see. In fact, the hashtag #CameraEatsFirst has over 284,000 posts on Instagram alone. But Popeyes … Continue reading “Camera Eats First bites dust when it comes to Popeyes”

Popeyes Taco Twosday menu hack

Today, Popeyes unveils a menu hack for fanatics who love Taco Twosday AND the Popeyes Chicken Sandwich. Ever since Popeyes released its famous internet-breaking Chicken Sandwich, the bar has been set high for what customers expect from a quality chicken sandwich and other restaurants have been trying to get a taste of the hype by debuting or upgrading their own. Ensuring … Continue reading “Popeyes Taco Twosday menu hack”

Popeyes celebrates Chicken Sandwich anniversary

Humanity can all agree, that 2020 is out of control and we are living in pretty crazy times- toilet paper shortages, homeschooling 24/7, sports being postponed, coin shortages, confirmed UFO sightings, favorite dancing apps possibly getting banned- you name it. Luckily, whatever comes our way, we can always take a pause, breathe in and say at … Continue reading “Popeyes celebrates Chicken Sandwich anniversary”

Popeyes wants you to eat fried chicken and chill w/Netflix

As the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic overtakes the world and social distancing has become the norm, brands and their agencies are quickly responding with new messaging. Coca-Cola separated their letters on a billboad in Times Square and now Popeyes, via The Gut Agency, is giving its Netflix username and password to fans who need to chill. … Continue reading “Popeyes wants you to eat fried chicken and chill w/Netflix”

Popeyes trusts Gut when it comes to advertising

This is the reward you get for helping a brand launch a menu item that becomes a part of pop culture. Miami agency, Gut, has been named AOR for Popeyes, effectively ending a relationship with incumbent GSD&M since 2008. Gut, founded in 2018 by former DAVID creatives Anselmo Ramos and Gaston Bigio, spent much of … Continue reading “Popeyes trusts Gut when it comes to advertising”

Cricket bodyslams competition in new stop-motion campaign

Cricket Wireless, along with San Francisco-based creative agency ARGONAUT, turned to its longstanding sponsorship partner (World Wrestling Entertainment) WWE to develop a new ad campaign to help ensure its 5G network would hit the market like a body slam. This week, Cricket released three rousing, energized brand films, which premiered first on social media platforms … Continue reading “Cricket bodyslams competition in new stop-motion campaign”

The One Club announces Young Guns 19 winners

A diverse group of 32 talented creatives in 14 countries and regions have been named winners in the prestigious Young Guns 19 competition, celebrating creative professionals age 30 or younger. A program of The One Club for Creativity, the world’s foremost non-profit organization recognizing creative excellence in advertising and design, Young Guns is the industry’s only global, cross-disciplinary, … Continue reading “The One Club announces Young Guns 19 winners”

One Club for Creativity announces Young Guns 19

The One Club for Creativity has announced the 94 finalists from 27 countries for the prestigious Young Guns 19 competition, celebrating international creative professionals age 30 or younger. Young Guns is the industry’s only global, cross-disciplinary, portfolio-based awards competition that identifies and celebrates today’s vanguard of young creatives. This year’s entries were judged by a diverse jury of 88 top creatives … Continue reading “One Club for Creativity announces Young Guns 19”

BACARDĺ: Hacks Spotify’s Canvas Function for Conga

Today, BACARDĺ Rum announced a recent clever “hack” of the new, shareable Spotify Canvas video function for the world’s most awarded rum brand’s latest Conga track, featuring Meek Mill, Leslie Grace, produced by Boi-1da. Originally by Gloria Estefan and Miami Sound Machine, the reimagined Conga track from BACARDÍ and this cast of collaborators is the first and only official remake of the iconic … Continue reading “BACARDĺ: Hacks Spotify’s Canvas Function for Conga”

Don’t call it a chicken sandwich – It’s BK’s CH’KING

The good people at Burger King say, “We committed to not half a**ing our sandwich, and we meant it.” Apparently they do, as the fast-food giant has revealed their latest sandwich – The Ch’King. The new hand-breaded Ch’King is finally here and available nationwide starting June 3. Why not just name it a chicken sandwich? BK … Continue reading “Don’t call it a chicken sandwich – It’s BK’s CH’KING”

Lucky 21 welcomes Ben Steinbauer & Berndt Mader

Lucky 21 is excited to unite with directors Ben Steinbauer and Berndt Mader for advertising and branded content collaborations. At Lucky 21, Steinbauer and Mader join a talent roster that reflects a variety of genres and styles. Mader and Steinbauer were introduced to Lucky 21 via mutual friend and Lucky sales representative Gay Guthrey (SamuelGuthrey). … Continue reading “Lucky 21 welcomes Ben Steinbauer & Berndt Mader”

McDonald’s spices up classic Chicken McNuggets

We know spice is in the eye of the beholder…or in this case, the taste buds. One person’s taste-bud-singeing swelter is another’s “you call that spicy?” McDonald’s has announced a pair of menu innovations arriving to U.S. restaurants this fall to please their spice-seeking customers: Spicy Chicken McNuggets and Mighty Hot Sauce. Breaded with a sizzling tempura … Continue reading “McDonald’s spices up classic Chicken McNuggets”

2020 AICP Next Awards Winners announced

The 2020 AICP Next Awards debuted tonight during a special virtual premiere held online in the wake of social distancing initiatives driven by the COVID-19 pandemic. Tonight’s presentation is the first of three virtual celebrations that comprise AICP Week – which will also include premieres of the AICP Post Awards on June 17th and the … Continue reading “2020 AICP Next Awards Winners announced”

ADC Best of Show, Agency of the Year announced

Los Angeles was a big winner on the final day of the week-long online ADC 99th Annual Awards, taking home the coveted best-of-show ADC Black Cube for “Bounce” on behalf of Apple and Agency of the Year honors. “Bounce”, done with Pulse Films and Framestore, both in Los Angeles, was also awarded Best of Discipline in Advertising. This year’s Special Awards top honors, based upon … Continue reading “ADC Best of Show, Agency of the Year announced”

GSD&M, Periscope, Zimmerman reduce staffs

Two more Omnicom shops and an independent are the latest agencies who have been impacted by COVID-19 and forced to layoff or furlough staff and make salary cuts. Austin-based GSD&M has reportedly moved ahead with company reductions across the agency. It joins BBDO and DDB which also made recent changes. “We are adjusting our business … Continue reading “GSD&M, Periscope, Zimmerman reduce staffs”

GSD&M’s Jay Russell is new Chairperson for AMP Awards

Jay Russell, Chief Creative Officer of Austin, TX-based GSD&M, has been named Chairperson for the 2020 AMP Awards for Music & Sound. His appointment was announced by Elad Marish, Partner at Swell Music + Sound in San Francisco and President of the Association of Music Producers, which sponsors the AMP Awards. In his role as … Continue reading “GSD&M’s Jay Russell is new Chairperson for AMP Awards”