Miley Cyrus awarded at 2020 Webbys

1+ 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 … Continue reading “Miley Cyrus awarded at 2020 Webbys”

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

2+ 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 … Continue reading “D-Nice wins “Artist of the Year” at 2020 Webbys”

BBDO wins “Agency of the Year” at 2020 Webbys

1+ 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 … Continue reading “BBDO wins “Agency of the Year” at 2020 Webbys”

McCann named ‘Network of Year’ at 2020 Webbys

1+ 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 … Continue reading “McCann named ‘Network of Year’ at 2020 Webbys”

Gallegos United wins Webbys 2020 People’s Voice Award

4+ 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 … Continue reading “Gallegos United wins Webbys 2020 People’s Voice Award”

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

3+ 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 … Continue reading “Gallegos United “Got” Webby noms for “Got Milk””

AnalogFolk wins Webby for Nike ‘Trained’ podcast

5+ 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 … Continue reading “AnalogFolk wins Webby for Nike ‘Trained’ podcast”

AnalogFolk & Nike podcast nominated for Webby Award

1+ 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 … Continue reading “AnalogFolk & Nike podcast nominated for Webby Award”

RBL Spotlight: Documentary filmmaker J.M. Harper

1+ Editor’s Note: “The Reel Black List” is our annual spotlight of brothers and sisters in the worlds of advertising, film, TV, music, radio and media who are making a difference through their contributions and creativity on a daily basis. For the next 29 days, you will be able to celebrate wonderful human beings, like J.M. Harper … Continue reading “RBL Spotlight: Documentary filmmaker J.M. Harper”

Park Pictures signs Jason Harper for commercial rep

1+ International production company Park Pictures has signed director J.M. “Jason” Harper for U.S. and U.K. commercial representation. A director and documentarian, Harper applies a multi-hyphenate approach to directing, bringing talents in cinematography, directing, composing, and editing to his craft. His elevated understanding of the heartfelt storytelling process rings true in projects for clients such … Continue reading “Park Pictures signs Jason Harper for commercial rep”

Makiné ramps up signs with Moccasin Management

1+ Creative studio Makiné has retained Laura Coones of Moccasin Management to help lead its business development initiatives in the entertainment space, where the studio has created integrated campaigns, promos, and network rebrands for Disney, Nuvo, and Fuse, along with bespoke social content for brands like Amazon Music and T-Mobile. “Laura not only knows the … Continue reading “Makiné ramps up signs with Moccasin Management”

Kathleen Wille leaves FCB for VMLY&R Seattle

1+ VMLY&R West is rapidly expanding its presence in the region, including two key recent creative hires: Executive Creative Director Glen Scott and Group Creative Director Kathleen Wille.   Scott will take on a new role as lead creative for VMLY&R West, based in Seattle, Wash. In this new role, Scott will work across key clients, including Intel, … Continue reading “Kathleen Wille leaves FCB for VMLY&R Seattle”

m ss ng p eces finds three new pieces

1+ Bicoastal production company m ss ng p eces today announced the addition of three new signings to its cutting edge roster: augmented reality (AR) creator Asad J. Malik, multidisciplinary artist Ash Baccus-Clark, and creative collective Hexagram. The m ss ng p eces, led by Mike Woods, has been recognized as home to some of … Continue reading “m ss ng p eces finds three new pieces”

72andSunny Strengthens Creative with GCD Florence

1+ 72andSunny has announced the addition of group creative director, Sherina Florence, to its roster. Sherina joins the team after two years at Ogilvy, New York working as the brand lead of Instagram global and Unilever brands. During her time she also collaborated with the Roots to create new music and directed films for both … Continue reading “72andSunny Strengthens Creative with GCD Florence”

Makiné debuts new website and brand manifesto

1+ Creative studio Makiné debuts a new website and brand manifesto celebrating its heritage of visual storytelling for ad agencies, brands, and entertainment clients spanning nearly two decades. The film takes viewers inside the mind’s eye of Makiné through a series of colorful animations. Each scene – and the objects within – express the cultural … Continue reading “Makiné debuts new website and brand manifesto”

Hush brings on Daniel Perlin as Director of Strategy

1+ Following the addition of Director of Technology Joshue Ott, experience design firm HUSH continues to strengthen its robust team by naming Daniel Perlin as their new Director of Strategy.  Building off of his extensive experience across the fields of design, art, architecture, and technology, Perlin will be a welcome addition to HUSH’s strategic, human-centered approach to experience design. By … Continue reading “Hush brings on Daniel Perlin as Director of Strategy”

Heavy Duty Projects taps Gaudio and Ade

1+ They’re turning up the volume at the bicoastal music company Heavy Duty Projects, as two new positions have been added that underscore the company’s robust growth.  The music-for-picture studio has named Maura Gaudio as Director of Business Development and Sebastian Ade as Associate Producer, both based out of New York. Their appointments were announced by … Continue reading “Heavy Duty Projects taps Gaudio and Ade”

Stept Studios signs director Jess Colquhoun

1+ Award-winning filmmaker and photographer Jess Colquhoun, who has worked extensively with Stept Studios over the past few years, has officially joined their roster of directors. Colquhoun’s films are told through a documentary approach with an emotive and naturalistic eye that reflects her curious nature and passion for people, music, and culture, with a love … Continue reading “Stept Studios signs director Jess Colquhoun”

The One Club adds to Diversity Board

1+ The One Club for Creativity has enhanced diversity within its leadership with the appointments of Gail Anderson, chair of BFA Design and BFA Advertising at the School of Visual Arts, New York, and Sherina Florence, creative director at Ogilvy, New York, to its National Board of Directors. The pair, selected from a long list of … Continue reading “The One Club adds to Diversity Board”

Chelsea adds Nadia Hallgren to director roster

1+ Chelsea Pictures announces the signing of the award-winning director/cinematographer Nadia Hallgren for her first-ever branded representation. Nadia’s first feature as a director is the hit Netflix documentary Becoming, following former First Lady Michelle Obama on her 34-city book tour for her bestselling memoir. The documentary, produced by Barack and Michelle Obama’s Higher Ground Productions, … Continue reading “Chelsea adds Nadia Hallgren to director roster”