Inspiration unites in new Dickies campaign from Sid Lee

As part of Dickies’ commitment to championing the dignity of work, the global workwear brand has launched its first ever multimedia marketing campaign on a global scale. Dickies partnered with global creative agency Sid Lee to produce United by Inspiration, United by Dickies which will launch through a multi-platform marketing campaign that personifies makers. Building upon Dickies’ 2019 North American Yours … Continue reading “Inspiration unites in new Dickies campaign from Sid Lee”

Battery brings in creatives from 72andSunny, Sid Lee

Nearing one year since its acquisition by global communications company Havas, Battery Annex, a marketing, advertising and design agency founded to create advertising that’s as sought after as entertainment, today announced four senior hires as part of its recent growth. Three creative directors—Michelle Nam and Drea Schneider, both from 72andSunny, and Joe Sgro, formerly of RPA and DDB Chicago—join … Continue reading “Battery brings in creatives from 72andSunny, Sid Lee”

Sid Lee names Cam Levin U.S. CCO

Montreal-based Sid Lee has named Cam Levin as its chief creative officer of Sid Lee USA. He will be responsible for the company’s creative work in Seattle, New York and Los Angeles. Adweek was the first to break this story. According to the story, Levin, a 20-plus-year advertising vet was chosen for the role because … Continue reading “Sid Lee names Cam Levin U.S. CCO”

Sheba releases sleep-inducing ad for cat parents

My cat was waking up so much in the wee hours, that I finally got him a cat feeder. It was that or he was going to need a rescue. Kidding. Sort of. But I’m not alone. Over the past year, sleep patterns have suffered due to the anxieties and abnormalities of the pandemic, but … Continue reading “Sheba releases sleep-inducing ad for cat parents”

Wondros Collective Director Lee Farber’s PSA Campaign

Wondros Collective and Emmy Award-winning Director Lee Farber shot an extensive PSA campaign for Stand Up To Cancer® (SU2C) and Rally Health earlier this year. Entitled “Make The Healthy Call,” the new spots raise awareness for cancer prevention and screening. Launched this fall, but rolling out into 2021, the new campaign features celebrated sports casters … Continue reading “Wondros Collective Director Lee Farber’s PSA Campaign”

Hailee Steinfeld cast as Kate Bishop in ‘Hawkeye’

It’s becoming more and more clear that there is a passing of the mantles going on in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. First, Captain America’s Chris Evans passed his shield onto Falcon (Anthony Mackie). In the upcoming Thor: Love and Thunder, Natalie Portman is said to be wielding Mjölnir instead of Chris Hemsworth. And when Black … Continue reading “Hailee Steinfeld cast as Kate Bishop in ‘Hawkeye’”

Lee to receive Trailblazer Award at 2020 LMGI Awards

Oscar-winning director Spike Lee, whose films have reflected significant cultural and historical content with the highest quality, will receive the esteemed Trailblazer Award from the Location Managers Guild International (LMGI) at the 7th Annual LMGI Awards celebrating the theme “2020 Vision: We See It First.”  The 2020 Awards, hosted by actor Isaiah Mustafa (IT: Chapter 2, Horrible Bosses), will honor the prestigious spectrum … Continue reading “Lee to receive Trailblazer Award at 2020 LMGI Awards”

Amber Heard left ‘naked, bleeding’ while Depp peed

Week Three of Johnny Depp’s increasingly bizarre libel trial against The Sun publisher National News Group continues to sink into the toilet. The Pirates of the Caribbean star is suing the company over a 2018 headline that called him a “wife-beater” after his ex-wife, Amber Heard, filed for both a restraining order and a divorce over allegations … Continue reading “Amber Heard left ‘naked, bleeding’ while Depp peed”

Inside Naya Rivera’s life prior to boating accident

This is simply tragic. Naya Rivera was preparing for a bright future with her son by her side prior to her tragic disappearance, multiple sources tell E! News. Authorities are still searching for the 33-year-old Glee actress, who was presumed dead on Thursday, July 9 in what’s being described by law enforcement as a drowning accident. One day prior, Rivera and … Continue reading “Inside Naya Rivera’s life prior to boating accident”

Comedy director Lee Farber joins Wondros Commercials

After joining Wondros in Fall 2019, Executive Producer Danielle Peretz has been on a mission — to expand the commercial/branded content division’s Directorial roster in a thoughtful way. “Our focus is on strong storytelling,” she notes, ”and finding Directors who can work across all genres and categories.”  One such filmmaker and storyteller is Emmy Award-winning … Continue reading “Comedy director Lee Farber joins Wondros Commercials”

Warren Buffett sells ‘Daily Nonpareil’ to Lee Enterprises

Davenport, Iowa-based Lee Enterprises, Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement with Berkshire Hathaway to acquire BH Media Group’s (“BHMG”) publications, of which Warren Buffett is Chairman and CEO and The Buffalo News for $140 million in cash. Berkshire Hathaway is providing approximately $576 million in long-term financing to Lee at a 9% annual rate. The … Continue reading “Warren Buffett sells ‘Daily Nonpareil’ to Lee Enterprises”

Have the “woke” fallen asleep on Dr. King’s message?

Dr. Martin Luther King would have been 72 years old last Wednesday and today, we honor his memory and legacy. As you log into and peruse over your various social media accounts, you’ll see a litany of memes and posts about Dr. King’s countless and timeless contributions to society. But after what Reel 360 was … Continue reading “Have the “woke” fallen asleep on Dr. King’s message?”

Lee Daniels seeks diverse creatives for career workshop

Producer Lee Daniels is best known for giving us Lucious, Cookie and the rest of the Lyon’s fam on Fox’s Empire and the now-cancelled Star. He has also spearheaded some of Hollywood’s most exhilarating film projects including Monster’s Ball, The Woodsman, Shadowboxer, The Paperboy, The Butler, Precious and more. Now Daniels is ready to give … Continue reading “Lee Daniels seeks diverse creatives for career workshop”

Sidebar helps Hershey update a holiday classic

”Heartwarming the World” spreads holiday joy by allowing users to create and share customized versions of “We Wish You A Merry Christmas” Sidebar recently kicked off a Hershey campaign that adds more cowbell to Christmas. Created with help from Framestore and Another Country, Heartwarming the World transforms the legendary Hershey Bells TV commercial into a … Continue reading “Sidebar helps Hershey update a holiday classic”

Toth+Co Appoints Kimberlee Eten as Creative Director

Congrats are in order for creative Kimberlee Eten. Independent, full-service branding and advertising agency Toth+Co announced today the appointment of Kimberlee Eten as Creative Director. Eten will be based in New York and lead creative teams in both New York and Boston. The hire comes at an exciting time of growth for the agency as … Continue reading “Toth+Co Appoints Kimberlee Eten as Creative Director”

Ad Council campaign asks teens to consider others

According to the Ad Council, meanness is on the rise and it is time to push back. In an effort to combat both online and offline bullying, the Ad Council has released Because of You, a new Bullying Prevention message aimed at heightening self-awareness and reflection among teens. The new work encourages teens to consider … Continue reading “Ad Council campaign asks teens to consider others”

Laughlin Constable launches new Fleet Farm campaign

Award-winning shop adds year-round “Always Fleet Farm Season” boast in new campaign for the Midwest retailer   Milwaukee-based Laughlin Constable has dropped a whole new lexicon of seasons for client Fleet Farm. The new “Seasons” campaign for the 63-year-old midwest retailer celebrates the idea that Fleet Farm has everything you need for every season of … Continue reading “Laughlin Constable launches new Fleet Farm campaign”

One Club calls on industry to sign paid internship pledge

The One Club for Creativity has advanced its commitment to creative activism by urging agencies, brands, ad schools and other organizations around the world to step up and help support workplace equity in the industry by signing its new Paid Internship Pledge. The initiative launches with a number of founding signees already on board: Cartwright, COLLINS, The Community, Design Army, Edelman, FCB Worldwide, Goodby … Continue reading “One Club calls on industry to sign paid internship pledge”

Cannes Lions announces 2021 Shortlist Jury

Cannes Lions has announced its jury line-up of global experts selected to shortlist world-class creative work and benchmark excellence this June.  The Lion-winning work will be announced, awarded and celebrated during Cannes Lions Live, a fully digital experience, running from 21-25 June 2021, which all LIONS members will receive complimentary access to.   The Cannes Lions … Continue reading “Cannes Lions announces 2021 Shortlist Jury”

Hush promotes Kristen DiCamillo to partner

Following the additions of Michael Burkin as Director of Growth and Karl Stewart as Talent and People Manager, experience design firm HUSH marks an exciting milestone with the promotion of Executive Producer Kristen DiCamillo to Partner — joining Founding Partners David Schwarz and Erik Karasyk. As the first new partner since the launch of the company nearly fifteen years ago, DiCamillo … Continue reading “Hush promotes Kristen DiCamillo to partner”