ADC awards cubes to Packaging, Design winners

1+ Yesterday, a total of 38 Cube winners were announced in Packaging Design, Product Design and Typography on the third day of the week-long online ADC 99th Annual Awards, the world’s longest continually-running show celebrating excellence in craft and innovation in all forms of design and advertising. This year’s awards come during the third week of The One Club’s Creative Month 2020, … Continue reading “ADC awards cubes to Packaging, Design winners”

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 “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”

FCB appoints Laura Wimer as ECD

1+ FCB, New York has brought on award-winning creative, Laura Wimer, as Executive Creative Director. She joins the agency off a 5-year run at Mekanism San Francisco, most recently as ECD. Laura will serve as creative lead on Lincoln Financial Group and GSK’s smoker health business initially and will also play an active role in … Continue reading “FCB appoints Laura Wimer as ECD”

David&Goliath bolsters creative and strategy

0 David Angelo, founder and chairman of integrated creative agency David&Goliath (D&G) today announced a series of promotions and new hires in a move that will bolster the agency’s creative and strategy departments and deliver breadth and depth to its newly launched Creative Impact Hub. Led by Chief Creative Officer Ben Purcell and Chief of Social Impact … Continue reading “David&Goliath bolsters creative and strategy”

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”

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”

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”

FCB Chicago promotes Lisa Bright to EVP, ECD

3+ New executive creative director has been recognized as one of the most creative women in advertising Congratulations are in order for FCB Chicago’s Lisa Bright. The agency announced she has been promoted to EVP, ECD. In this role, she will continue to report to FCB Chicago’s chief creative officer Liz Taylor, while overseeing all … Continue reading “FCB Chicago promotes Lisa Bright to EVP, ECD”

Laughlin names Lisa Bennett as new Chief Creative Officer

4+ Former Chicagoan Lisa Bennett is getting a homecoming of sorts. Laughlin Constable announced Monday that it had hired Lisa Bennett as its Chief Creative Officer. Bennett arrives at LC from newly independent TM Advertising in Dallas where she has spent the past three years as Chief Creative Officer. Prior to joining TM, she was … Continue reading “Laughlin names Lisa Bennett as new Chief Creative Officer”

OKRP, Robin Stevens, WGA-E, Ron Smith in the news

5+ OKRP Juices up Lots of OKRP-in-Cincinnati Chicago news these days (70’s babies will understand what I did there). In addition to their great new Chili’s work, O’Keefe Reinhard & Paul has acquired Chicago-based, award-winning Juice Interactive, a digital marketing agency with a roster that includes MillerCoors and SAP Hybris. The move follows the boutique … Continue reading “OKRP, Robin Stevens, WGA-E, Ron Smith in the news”

REEL WOMEN: Cut+Run editor, Mah Ferraz

1+ “Editing is my art; it’s the way I express my creativity. I’m very passionate about it and try to add my fingerprint and vision into anything I touch,” says acclaimed editor, Mah Ferraz. Mah joined the Cut+Run editorial roster in February 2021. Her past work includes collaboration with Nike, adidas, Apple Music, Spotify, Instagram, ESPN, Vogue, … Continue reading “REEL WOMEN: Cut+Run editor, Mah Ferraz”

BBDO MPLS names Sue Batterton ECD

1+ BBDO Minneapolis has named Sue Batterton as the agency’s new Executive Creative Director. According to a statement from a spokesperson, Batterton will be responsible for the agency’s creative output.  “There was a lot of interest in this position,” said Neil White, BBDO MPLS’ President and CEO. “Sue’s passion for the work, her proven ability … Continue reading “BBDO MPLS names Sue Batterton ECD”

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”