Spot Welders’ Meyer cuts PSA for Sean Penn’s CORE

1+ Coronavirus seems like such old news in wake of the current protests going on worldwide due to the brutal murder George Floyd at the hands of four police officers. Derek Chauvin, the Minneapolis police officer who kneeled on Floyd’s neck for nearly 9 minutes, now faces second-degree murder, third-degree murder and manslaughter charges. Alexander … Continue reading “Spot Welders’ Meyer cuts PSA for Sean Penn’s CORE”

REEL WOMEN: Catherine Bull, Spot Welders Editor

2+ 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.” Editor Catherine Bull graduated … Continue reading “REEL WOMEN: Catherine Bull, Spot Welders Editor”

Spot Welders’ Bull edits ambitious Pandora campaign

2+ Listen to this – popular music streaming app, Pandora, today announced that its redesigned mobile experience is now available for all listeners after initially rolling out to select users in October. The new features are designed to enhance discovery and give listeners exposure to Pandora’s vast library of on-demand music and podcasts, personalized content … Continue reading “Spot Welders’ Bull edits ambitious Pandora campaign”

Spot Welders’ Meyer cuts Xmas spot for Serviceplan

1+ Who doesn’t like revisiting their childhood? Unless it was really crappy. However, for those who long for those days this holiday season, German discount supermarket chain PENNY Deutschland is inviting you to revisit yours. In the new Christmas spot created by German agency Serviceplan, the heartfelt film depicts a group of senior citizens revisiting … Continue reading “Spot Welders’ Meyer cuts Xmas spot for Serviceplan”

Spot Welders, Shipping+Handling get their Hustle

1+ Editorial house Spot Welders and post-production studio SHIPPING + HANDLING have appointed Hustle as its West Coast and Texas sales reps. Hustle, founded by Anya Zander and Jake Neske, whose West Coast live-action and post-production division is led by partner Mike Lobikis, is a leading bi-coastal based talent agency repping world class talent in … Continue reading “Spot Welders, Shipping+Handling get their Hustle”

You can’t stop this new Nike spot with over 80m views

2+ Welcome back to the real world after probably one of the more weirder Memorial Day weekends we’ve experienced in a long time. If we had published this story on Saturday, chances are it would have started out with, “Inspiring new Nike spot narrated by LeBron James has 53 million views.” However, since we are … Continue reading “You can’t stop this new Nike spot with over 80m views”

Cabin Edit Expands with Three New Editors

1+ Creative post studio Cabin Editing Company announced the addition of three new editors to its roster: Robert Lopuski, Mischa Meyer, and Jojo King. The move will support Cabin’s recent growth as remote capabilities are allowing the company to service new clients across the U.S. and internationally. Additionally, Cabin has recently added new representation in … Continue reading “Cabin Edit Expands with Three New Editors”

Nike commits to Kobe Bryant’s Mamba Mentality

1+ Kobe Bryant (1978-2020) inspired people around the world with his ability on the basketball court and his work ethic off it. Byrant’s relentless determination to be the best at anything he touched continues to live on through the millions of fans that he influenced during, and after, his 20-year NBA career. Starting Sunday, August 23, … Continue reading “Nike commits to Kobe Bryant’s Mamba Mentality”

Scott Friske heads home to rejoin Hue&Cry as EP

1+ Congratulations are in order for 25-year advertising and creative veteran Scott Friske. The former EP of SHIPPING + HANDLING has returned east to Richmond, Virginia in order to rejoin design and animation studio Hue&Cry. As Executive Producer. Boom. In his new position, he reunites with Hue&Cry founder and Executive Creative Director Magnus Hierta in … Continue reading “Scott Friske heads home to rejoin Hue&Cry as EP”

Sekou Andrews shares love letter to hate in new work

1+ Cities are burning. Hearts are broken. The knee of racism is once again crushing the windpipe of Black America. With a nation fighting two pandemics, comes the world premiere of Love Says from award-winning Los Angeles-based poet Sekou Andrews. The third single and video from his Grammy-nominated album Sekou Andrews & The String Theory, “Love … Continue reading “Sekou Andrews shares love letter to hate in new work”

Jenny Milkowski, Media Queen, Taco Lover

5+ 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.” Jenny Milkowski is a … Continue reading “Jenny Milkowski, Media Queen, Taco Lover”

Anita Nicole-Brown, actress and diabetic activist

4+ 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.” Meet Anita Nicole Brown. … Continue reading “Anita Nicole-Brown, actress and diabetic activist”

Will COVID-19 slow down commercial productions?

3+ With film productions such as MI:7 shutting down, South By Southwest cancelling, The One Club taking Creative Week online and other events across the country either cancelling, or considering, due to the growing Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in the United States, one begins to wonder how ad agencies and production companies are faring when travel, … Continue reading “Will COVID-19 slow down commercial productions?”

AKKURAT Studios officially opens its doors

2+ Award-winning director Andreas Roth and executive producer Daniel “Rocco” Kopecny have launched AKKURAT Studios, a newfangled, international creative collective and production company hybrid. With more than a decade of advertising experience, founders and filmmakers Roth and Kopecny will respectively serve as creative director and managing director of the fledgling label.  The German business partners will lead … Continue reading “AKKURAT Studios officially opens its doors”

Dell Blue welcomes Lead Creative Editor Jason Uson

1+ Dell Blue, the internal creative agency for Dell, has added Jason Uson as Senior Lead Creative Editor. An award-winning editor, Uson has worked on commercials, online content, films, and documentaries for such clients as Zales, Southwest Airlines, Nike, Budweiser, Walgreens, and Harpo Films. More recently, at Dell Blue, he cut a campaign for Alienware, … Continue reading “Dell Blue welcomes Lead Creative Editor Jason Uson”

Bed, Bath celebrates Black Friday w/first campaign

1+ But do we get to see only 75% of the campaign? Bad joke, you know referring to the 25% off coupon we always get from Bed Bath & Beyond? Nevermind. Anyhoo, the giant domestic merchandise retailer has launched  its first-ever national television and radio advertising campaign to highlight the Bed Bath & Beyond Black … Continue reading “Bed, Bath celebrates Black Friday w/first campaign”

Directing duo Mad Ruffian joins Tool North America

2+ Tool North America has announced the addition of Mad Ruffian, a directing duo comprising of Christopher Watson-Wood and Amanda Jones, to its content roster. The duo is known for their highly visual storytelling, in-house VFX, clever transitions, and tongue-in-cheek attitude. They have directed spots for Reese’s, Jack Daniels, Tesco, Panda Express, and Fujifilm. Most … Continue reading “Directing duo Mad Ruffian joins Tool North America”

Award-Winning editor Eric Argiro joins Cut+Run

1+ Cut+Run has expanded their diverse roster of talented editors with the addition of editor Eric Argiro. Known for work that builds an emotional connection with audiences, Argiro’s captivating projects include The North Face’s “Question Madness,” winner of a Cannes Lion for Editing and the ACD Best Editing award. Among Argiro’s other high-profile pieces are … Continue reading “Award-Winning editor Eric Argiro joins Cut+Run”

Amsterdam-based Chuck Studios opens LA office

3+ Chuck Studios, the first global food-specialist creative production company, announced today the opening of its new U.S. base in Los Angeles, California. Elyse Sara, previously founder and executive producer at CANTEEN, will serve as partner & managing director of U.S. operations for Chuck Studios, focusing on expanding the company’s roster of clients and directors … Continue reading “Amsterdam-based Chuck Studios opens LA office”

Jameson Irish Whiskey serves up ‘Lost Barrel’

1+ In this horrible year of 2020, we need whiskey more than ever. And the Reel 360 team does love Jameson Irish Whiskey on the rocks. If there were ever a year that needed the spirit of John Jameson, the founding father of the world’s best-selling Irish whiskey, it’s this one. Which is why, 240 … Continue reading “Jameson Irish Whiskey serves up ‘Lost Barrel’”