Webbys name McCann Network of Year

McCann Worldgroup has been named Network of the Year by the 2021 Webby Awards, marking the second year in a row the network has received this recognition. In addition, McCann New York has been named Webby Agency of the Year. The Webby Awards, known as the “Internet’s highest honor,” are presented annually by the International Academy of … Continue reading “Webbys name McCann Network of Year”

Miley Cyrus awarded at 2020 Webbys

Today, the 24th Annual Webby Awards honored singer and actress, Miley Cyrus with a 2020 Webby Special Achievement Award to recognize her creation of a positive, digital forum to connect and uplift people amid the COVID-19 outbreak through her Instagram Live show, Bright Minded: Live with Miley. The Webbys had this to say, “As we … Continue reading “Miley Cyrus awarded at 2020 Webbys”

D-Nice wins “Artist of the Year” at 2020 Webbys

This may have been the year of COVID-19. But this was also the year of D-Nice. The 24th Annual Webby Awards is delighted to honor celebrity DJ (and the savior of Quarantine) as the 2020 Webby Artist of the Year to recognize his creation of Home School at #ClubQuarantine, his free DJ sets on Instagram … Continue reading “D-Nice wins “Artist of the Year” at 2020 Webbys”

BBDO wins “Agency of the Year” at 2020 Webbys

Congrats to our friends at BBDO New York. The International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences (IADAS) today announced the Winners of The 24th Annual Webby Awards, dubbed WFH: Webbys from Home with BBDO New York taking home the top honor of “Webby Agency of the Year.” Hosted by comedian Patton Oswalt, The Webby Awards’ star-studded Internet Celebration … Continue reading “BBDO wins “Agency of the Year” at 2020 Webbys”

McCann named ‘Network of Year’ at 2020 Webbys

McCann Worldgroup announced today that it has been named Network of the Year by the 2020 Webby Awards. This marks the first time in the network’s history that it has received this recognition. The Webby Awards, known as the “Internet’s highest honor,” are presented annually by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS). … Continue reading “McCann named ‘Network of Year’ at 2020 Webbys”

Gallegos United wins Webbys 2020 People’s Voice Award

Congrats to Gallegos United! The agency’s Tasty Truths campaign for client California Milk Processor Board (got milk?) has won the Webbys 2020 People’s Voice Award in the Animation (Video Series & Channels) Category, the announcement was made today by Executive Creative Director Dino Spadavecchia and head of Production/Executive Producer Harry Lowell. “We’re so excited to be honored by … Continue reading “Gallegos United wins Webbys 2020 People’s Voice Award”

Gallegos United “Got” Webby noms for “Got Milk”

Last month, the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences (IADAS) announced the nominees for The 24th Annual Webby Awards dubbed “Webbys From Home” by event organizers.  LA’s independent agency Gallegos United, earned three nominations for their California Milk Processor Board “Got Milk” campaign. The Webby Awards received nearly 13,000 entries from 50 states and … Continue reading “Gallegos United “Got” Webby noms for “Got Milk””

AnalogFolk wins Webby for Nike ‘Trained’ podcast

And a slow, dramatic handclap for you, AnalogFolk. The indie creative agency, in partnership with podcast production company Pineapple Street Media, announced that they’ve won a Webby Award (Judge’s Choice) for “Best Branded Podcast or Segment” for their TRAINED By Nike podcast. The brand tied with Gizmondo’s The Sauce. The category is for the most … Continue reading “AnalogFolk wins Webby for Nike ‘Trained’ podcast”

AnalogFolk & Nike podcast nominated for Webby Award

Agency created Nike’s first-ever podcast, Trained, featuring conversations around the future of fitness Independent digital creative agency AnalogFolk, in partnership with podcast production company Pineapple Street Media, announced today that they’ve been nominated in the 23rd Annual Webby Awards for “Best Branded Podcast or Segment” for their Trained By Nike podcast. Hailed as the “Internet’s … Continue reading “AnalogFolk & Nike podcast nominated for Webby Award”

Melissa Cabral joins D&G as Slingshot’s Strategy Head

To Melissa Cabral, D&G new Head of Strategy, there’s so much that’s in flux today. Now more than ever, a bold strategy is paramount to creating effective and innovative campaigns for clients that go beyond the conventional. Strategies need to question norms, old ways of working, and figure out what’s permanent versus what’s malleable. This … Continue reading “Melissa Cabral joins D&G as Slingshot’s Strategy Head”

Lauren Greenfield’s Girl Culture evolves into INSTITUTE

Lauren Greenfield’s award-winning commercial production company Girl Culture Films today enters a new phase as INSTITUTE. Marking an evolution for this brand, this change will broaden its directorial roster to be more inclusive of all underrepresented talent regardless of gender, furthering its mission of uplifting diverse storytellers in advertising. The expansion will also offer greater … Continue reading “Lauren Greenfield’s Girl Culture evolves into INSTITUTE”

Mirada hires Executive Producer Sean Barney

Mirada has appointed Sean Barney as executive producer to spearhead continued studio expansion into the narrative and experiential commercial and branded content. Barney boasts more than two decades of experience producing for top brands and studios, including Mercedes-Benz, Peloton, Electronic Arts, Coca-Cola, Disney, Netflix, Marvel, and CNN among others. He joins Mirada from a freelance tenure at … Continue reading “Mirada hires Executive Producer Sean Barney”

Actress Adria Arjona celebrates Latin X in BMW spot

Director Nina Meredith and actress Adria Arjona (Andor, 6, Father of the Bride, Morbius) explore the connective tissue between heritage and representation in film in BMW’s Hispanic Heritage Campaign. Arjona–half Guatemalan and half Puerto Rican, and raised in Mexico–draws inspiration from the seaside as a familiar, comfortable backdrop that pays homage to her upbringing. Director … Continue reading “Actress Adria Arjona celebrates Latin X in BMW spot”

Madeline Clayton directs touching spots for Mayo Clinic

Working with TBWA\Chiat\Day New York, Curfew has produced two spots for Mayo Clinic Health System with director Madeline Clayton at the helm. The two thirty-second spots, “Pet Rock,” and “Stairs,” highlight the special attention medical providers give at Mayo Clinic Health System, where Clayton’s spots showcase how their patients are more than just a number … Continue reading “Madeline Clayton directs touching spots for Mayo Clinic”

Miles Teller makes new bear bestie in Long Drink ad

Agency Technology, Humans And Taste (THAT) and production company Honor Society directing duo Cary & Jon and even actor Miles Teller, come together for a new hilarious and provocative campaign for The Finnish Long Drink.  In one of the seven spots, Top Gun: Maverick actor Teller–also an investor in The Long Drink–makes fast friends with … Continue reading “Miles Teller makes new bear bestie in Long Drink ad”

NASA Producer joins World Bank and HFPA

Former NASA award-winning content producer Michael Carbajal has announced a collaboration with the Narrating Behavior Change Program of the World Bank and Hollywood Foreign Press Association to co-sponsor a series of Global Forums designed to promote the growth of ‘edutainment’ programming around the world. The unique partnership will connect Hollywood with the global development community by creating programming with the goal of helping … Continue reading “NASA Producer joins World Bank and HFPA”

Director Johan T. Anderson signs with More Media

Director Johan T. Anderson has signed with production boutique More Media. While this his first official signing to a production company, Anderson is already well-known throughout the New York City advertising world for his creative work as a former agency art director and in-house director.  Born in Fargo, North Dakota, filmmaking has always been the goal for Anderson, … Continue reading “Director Johan T. Anderson signs with More Media”

Squeak E. Clean provides score for transgender film Gender Outlaw

Cross Step Content has announced the upcoming premiere of its first film, Gender Outlaw, a bodysurfing story. Directed by Cross Step Content founder Peter Williams, the documentary tells the story of transgender athlete Tyler Wilde. International music studio Squeak E. Clean Studios crafted all original music, sound design, and final mix to accompany the gripping account of … Continue reading “Squeak E. Clean provides score for transgender film Gender Outlaw”

Charlie Mysak sees future with Rakish

Artist-driven production boutique Rakish has added Charlie Mysak to its roster of talent. Having started his career in the docu-space across film and TV, an undercurrent of realism runs through Charlie’s work. Pairing pure human narrative with rich cinematography, Charlie creates highly visual, emotionally grounded stories steeped in substance. “The intimacy at the heart of Charlie’s work is undeniable. … Continue reading “Charlie Mysak sees future with Rakish”

BBH launches global short film competition

London-based BBH is marking its 40th year with the launch of a global short film competition. Four filmmaking teams from four countries will be commissioned, with the aim of finding more diverse voices in film and supporting the next generation of creative talent from around the world.  ‘Differently Does It’ will launch in the UK, … Continue reading “BBH launches global short film competition”