Lucia Grillo joins mcgarrybowen as Head of U.S. Ops

Grillo joins from Droga5 in new role to oversee mb’s New York, Chicago and San Francisco operations Pat Lafferty, U.S. President, mcgarrybowen, announced Friday that Lucia Grillo has been named as the agency’s U.S. Head of Operations. Having come from Droga 5, Grillo will oversee U.S. operations in order to create innovative workflow systems to … Continue reading “Lucia Grillo joins mcgarrybowen as Head of U.S. Ops”

Station Films signs acclaimed director Ramaa Mosely

LA Egotist is reporting that bicoastal Station Film has signed acclaimed filmmaker Ramaa Mosley to its roster for commercial representation in the U.S. Mosely, a director of commercials, music videos, short films and features was honored with the Global 500 United Nations Award at age 15 for her first documentary. The filmmaker is a prolific, … Continue reading “Station Films signs acclaimed director Ramaa Mosely”

Ten-Hut! DDB Chicago lands The Army as an account

Contract rumored to be worth $4 billion over next 10 years Look alive, maggots… err, Chicago. DDB Chicago has landed the lucrative United States Army as an account. According to Ad Age, the Chicago-based agency will spin off a new dedicated shop much like it did for McDonald’s with We Are Unlimited. Sources say, the … Continue reading “Ten-Hut! DDB Chicago lands The Army as an account”

David&Goliath expands Kia creative team

LA-Based Agency Taps two ECDs and a GCD to lead Kia Motors business David&Goliath has announced the appointment of three senior creative hires to round out the Kia Motors team: Marc Schwarzberg, ECD, Head of Art/Design; Mark Koelfgen, ECD/Copywriter; and Frauke Tiemann, Group Creative Director. “With the launch of the new Stinger and having won … Continue reading “David&Goliath expands Kia creative team”

This week’s featured creative work from Across the Pond

Enjoy a look as Reel 360 reaches out Across the Pond to feature creative work I am what I am – Blur produces the newest fashion campaign for Violeta by Mango directed by Ginesta Guindal along with McCann Barcelona.   ADVERTISER: Violeta by Mango BRAND: Violeta by Mango CREATIVE AGENCY CREATIVE AGENCY: McCann Barcelona CHIEF … Continue reading “This week’s featured creative work from Across the Pond”

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”

2018 ADCOLOR honorees and nominees announced

BBDO’s ‘The Talk,’ the poignant Procter and Gamble TVC which just won the Grand Prix at Cannes, leads the nominees for Ad of the Year in the 2018 ADCOLOR awards. The honorees and nominees were announced Wednesday at ADCOLOR Live in the Facebook Live Studios. The announcement took place at the Facebook Live Studios and … Continue reading “2018 ADCOLOR honorees and nominees announced”

Walton Isaacson names DiPiazza Executive Creative Director

Walton Isaacson, with offices in Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas and New York announced today that former Deutsch ECD, Jim DiPiazza, has joined the agency as Executive Creative Director, effective immediately. DiPiazza will be based in Los Angeles and oversee the creative output of all agency offices. Over the course of his career, he has worked … Continue reading “Walton Isaacson names DiPiazza Executive Creative Director”

Vann Graves leaves JWT Atlanta for VCU Brandcenter

VCU Brandcenter, one of the most respected graduate advertising programs in the country and among the industry, has named award-winning creative veteran, has named award-winning creative veteran, Vann Graves, as its new Executive Director. Currently Chief Creative Officer at JWT Atlanta, Graves is set to begin his new role on August 10th, taking him back … Continue reading “Vann Graves leaves JWT Atlanta for VCU Brandcenter”

Industry vet Matt Genné Joins Dagger as CD

Independent Atlanta agency Dagger has boosted its creative ranks with the arrival of Matt Genné as VP, creative director effective immediately. Founded in 2013, Dagger is Atlanta’s fastest growing agency. Dagger’s client roster includes Aflac, American Cancer Society. Genné’s past experience includes stints at NY’s McCann where as a copywriter he worked on Gillette, Nikon, … Continue reading “Industry vet Matt Genné Joins Dagger as CD”

Spike Jonze, Tide win best in show at AICP Awards

BBDO New York earned 10 honors and Wieden+Kennedy earned eight honors, while TBWA\Media Arts Lab had seven honors at the AICP Awards last night. McCann New York had five honors, while Saatchi & Saatchi had four. Leo Burnett had three honors, as did the in-house agency at Apple. Apple’s “Welcome Home,” directed by acclaimed director … Continue reading “Spike Jonze, Tide win best in show at AICP Awards”

CA Lottery’s SuperLotto Plus campaign breathes new life into the ‘California Dream’

Created by David&Goliath, “May the Best Dream Win” inspires Californians to believe that no dream is too big, too small or too out there. I’m a dreamer, that’s why I never felt completely at home in Philly, New York or Chicago. With no disrespect to my former homes, I always felt the west was calling … Continue reading “CA Lottery’s SuperLotto Plus campaign breathes new life into the ‘California Dream’”

The One Club names FCB’s Susan Credle as chairwoman

(New York — 2 May 2018) FCB global CCO Susan Credle has been named chairwoman of the Board of Directors for The One Club for Creativity, as voted by club members and the current Board. The One Club, the foremost non-profit organization celebrating creative excellence in advertising and design, also announced 12 new appointees to … Continue reading “The One Club names FCB’s Susan Credle as chairwoman”

Selikow leaves Burnett for DDB

DDB Chicago announced today that the agency had lured away 14-year Burnett veteran Colin Selikow to serve as Executive Creative Director on the Miller Lite and Mars Wrigley Confectionery accounts. Selikow rose to creative lead on both Samsung Mobile and United Healthcare. His team’s award-winning film entitled “Ostrich” recently earned seven Cannes Lions. “When I … Continue reading “Selikow leaves Burnett for DDB”

Chicago shops win Gold, Silver and Bronze Lions

(Cannes, France — 19 June, 2017) Even though McCann New York’s Fearless Girl was the big winner on the first night of the Cannes Lions Festival, Chicago agencies did manage to come home with lions as well. FCB Chicago, BBDO Chicago, DigitasLBI, Leo Burnett, Ogilvy and Mather and Lapiz won lions in the categories of: Glass, Outdoor, PR, Promo & Activation and Print & Publishing. Below, see every Lion won by U.S. agencies on the night.