Burnett tapped as Red Nose Day partner

Leo Burnett London has been appointed by Comic Relief as its creative partner for Red Nose Day 2022. The creative agency has been tasked with creating a 360 campaign that builds on the ‘Funny is Power’ brand platform launched to support 2021’s Red Nose Day. With a mission to drive positive change through the power … Continue reading “Burnett tapped as Red Nose Day partner”

Fitzco goes nose to nose with Red Nose Day

Fitzco, a full-service creative agency, has partnered pro-bono with Red Nose Day to create an interactive, social media campaign to promote the fourth annual Red Nose Day campaign, the agency said. Red Nose Day, dedicated to ending child poverty one nose at a time, was created by Oscar-nominated and Emmy Award-winning writer-director Richard Curtis, (Love … Continue reading “Fitzco goes nose to nose with Red Nose Day”

Contrapunto BBDO creates new AI-powered app

Friend:DS is the first application with artificial intelligence that, thanks to its analysis of language and writing cadence, connects people with the same affinities. In a test, volunteers verified that the application was 99% effective. The application, developed by Glassworks, arose from a premise: one of the most popular ways of meeting people today is through applications, … Continue reading “Contrapunto BBDO creates new AI-powered app”

Autism Speaks launches bilingual campaign “Big Day”

Identifying the early signs of autism can make a lifetime of difference in helping a child access resources and thrive later in life. As part of their ongoing commitment to lowering the age of diagnosis and empowering more autistic children to reach their full potential, the Ad Council and Autism Speaks launched an all-new bilingual … Continue reading “Autism Speaks launches bilingual campaign “Big Day””

Ellen: Daytime TV’s “Queen of Mean?”

The great quarantined-cultural-reckoning has come for none other than Ellen DeGeneres. Having built her image around her end of show catchphrase “Be kind to one another,” the multi-talented and successful daytime talk show host has come under blistering heat for fostering a harsh and fearful work environment offscreen. The long running show is now under … Continue reading “Ellen: Daytime TV’s “Queen of Mean?””

Laura Day’s hellish journey from Chicago to New York

Even as a privileged white woman, Covid-19 has been a personal hell for me. Early March, I land back in Chicago from a blissful weekend vacation and the world takes its first dive into chaos. The eve of the pandemic itself triggered a distressing bout of childhood memories of being sickly with bronchitis and pneumonia. What … Continue reading “Laura Day’s hellish journey from Chicago to New York”

We predict the 2020 SAG Award Winners

With last night’s Producer Guild Awards, awards season is now underway in Hollywood. Every weekend, everyone in the industry, from animators to VFX folks, will be attending dinners and after parties somewhere in Hollywood and Beverly Hills. And it will all culminate on February 9th at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood with the Oscars. The … Continue reading “We predict the 2020 SAG Award Winners”

Honey Baked Ham serves up new holiday campaign

The Reel 360 Team absolutely knows the difference between a regular ham and a Honey Baked Ham. 100%. For those who might not be in the know, the Alpharetta, Georgia-based brand is launching its first new holiday work in two years. Created by BBDO, the holiday work is created to support its two most seasonally … Continue reading “Honey Baked Ham serves up new holiday campaign”

gyro offers families bottles of hope for World Wish Day

To remind us that 89 percent of health professionals believe hope can have positive psychological benefits for children diagnosed with critical illnesses, Make-A-Wish Illinois teamed with the Chicago and Denver offices of gyro to create a dynamic “Hope is Medicine” awareness-installation event at Pioneer Court. Ahead of World Wish Day, which occurred on April 29, … Continue reading “gyro offers families bottles of hope for World Wish Day”

Checkers & Rally’s asks, “What would you do for a burger?”

For National Cheeseburger Day, which was September 18, Tampa-based Checkers & Rally’s introduced an idea so big, it couldn’t fit into our 945 x 681 window. The brand asked fans to say what they’re willing to do to get a free year of Checker/Rallyburger with cheese. Mmmmmm. Atlanta-based Fitzco created a fun social media campaign … Continue reading “Checkers & Rally’s asks, “What would you do for a burger?””

Union: Klevin, Doga edit Netflix’s Sisters on Track

Sisters on Track – the extraordinary coming of age documentary about three determined track star sisters racing against all odds on a journey toward hope and a brighter future – premiered this week on Netflix. Union Partner/Editor Sloane Klevin served as Supervising Editor on the film, with Andrew Doga on board as co-editor. Partner/Managing Director … Continue reading “Union: Klevin, Doga edit Netflix’s Sisters on Track”

Exclusive: MacGyver star Lucas Till on series ending

Tonight, we will see the five-year run of the hit CBS series MacGyver come to an end. Given the large amount of fans who begged and petitioned the network to reconsider their decision, this is certainly a sad day. Reel 360 was fortunate to have the opportunity to sit and chat with Lucas Till, star … Continue reading “Exclusive: MacGyver star Lucas Till on series ending”

Digital Underground’s Shock G passes at 57

We have suddenly been hit recently with a spate of 90s hip hop stars passing. In the last two weeks we have lost DMX, Black Rob and now Grammy nominated Rapper and producer Shock G. Also known as Humpty Hump of the Bay Area hip-hop crew Digital Underground, the Hip Hop artist has passed away … Continue reading “Digital Underground’s Shock G passes at 57”

Kerry Washington produces Neutrogena Studios film

Neutrogena, America’s #1 facial skincare brand, today announced the launch of its first-ever brand content studio, Neutrogena Studios, along with the of its first documentary short, titled In the Sun, which is Executive Produced by Emmy Award Winning Actress Kerry Washington. The content studio will provide an innovative medium to tell compelling stories that educate about … Continue reading “Kerry Washington produces Neutrogena Studios film”

KC meteorologist apologizes for featuring “Kitler” cat

Well, let’s give Alena Lee a mulligan. But… she should’ve known better. The Kansas City meteorologist at KCTV5, has a tradition: every Saturday night, she features a pet picture submitted by a local viewer to be featured in a “Caturday” shoutout during her weather update. Nice. Not so nice, was Lee cluelessly promoting a pic … Continue reading “KC meteorologist apologizes for featuring “Kitler” cat”

SXSW: A reunion for ‘Introducing Selma Blair’

Enjoying its World Premiere at South by Southwest 2021 in the Documentary Feature Competition is Introducing, Selma Blair, a deeply intimate and raw portrait of the actress after she is diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis and makes a valiant, risky effort to try to slow the progression of her disease. The film marks the feature doc … Continue reading “SXSW: A reunion for ‘Introducing Selma Blair’”

SPOILERS: Previously On WandaVision…

WARNING!!! This article contains major spoilers for the series finale of Marvel’s WandaVision on Disney+ Many WandaVision fans stayed up late Thursday night until midnight for the west coast and 3AM on the east coast to tune-in to the final episode of Marvel and Disney’s first MCU series on Disney+. Where a lot of us … Continue reading “SPOILERS: Previously On WandaVision…”

Rush Limbaugh died and here’s why I’ll miss him…

Conservative media icon broadcaster, Rush Limbaugh, passed away today after losing his fight with brain cancer. He was 70-years-old. And while I realize there are those who will greatly miss the man who used his king of talk-radio perch to shape the politics of a new generation of the ultra right, as a biracial man … Continue reading “Rush Limbaugh died and here’s why I’ll miss him…”

Squeak E. Clean scores three Super Bowl LV spots

Global creative audio network Squeak E. Clean Studios once again heralds the Super Bowl with three of the most talked-about game day ads. The company lent dynamic musical stylings and audio prowess to Squarespace’s “5 to 9,” debuting a remix of the Dolly Partons’ original “9 to 5” by the country music singer herself, State … Continue reading “Squeak E. Clean scores three Super Bowl LV spots”

WTF is going on in Marvel’s ‘WandaVision?!’

If you tuned into Disney+ and Marvel’s new weekly show WandaVision for the sweet nostalgia, but had no knowledge of the infinity saga, Episode 4, We Interrupt This Program might have been very confusing. As much fun as it was to look back on The Dick Van Dyke Show, Bewitched, and The Brady Bunch, Episode … Continue reading “WTF is going on in Marvel’s ‘WandaVision?!’”