Micah Walker joins 72andSunny Sydney as ECD

“I’m genuinely excited to join 72andSunny and help the rest of the team here…” – Micah Walker Great news for Australia. Micah Walker will return to Australia to join 72andSunny Sydney as Executive Creative Director. He will partner with the current leadership team consisting of Mollie Hill, Director of Strategy; Ngaio McCreadie, Director of Operations … Continue reading “Micah Walker joins 72andSunny Sydney as ECD”

72andSunny and Shane Warne remind us to use eBay

Everyone makes mistakes. God knows I do – especially when it comes to shopping. I, like so many others, automatically head to Amazon Prime to get our latest items, including groceries (man, I’m lazy). But before there was Amazon, there was eBay, which seems kind of forgotten these days. Hence, 72andSunny Sydney has teamed up … Continue reading “72andSunny and Shane Warne remind us to use eBay”

10th annual AMP Awards issues call for entries

The Association of Music Producers has issued the Call for Entries for the 2023 AMP Awards for Music & Sound, marking the 10th Anniversary of the only non-profit juried competition for music and sound for brands. The deadline for submitting entries is March 5, 2023. The AMP Awards are open to music and sound design created … Continue reading “10th annual AMP Awards issues call for entries”

Crayola wins top honors at Global Best of Effies

The Global Best of the Best Effies were unveiled alongside the 2022 Global Multi-Region Effies at the Global Effie Celebration, which was held virtually on December 6. Crayola, dentsuMB, and Golin PR’s “Color Yourself into the World” won the Iridium Effie and was named the most effective campaign in the world at the second annual … Continue reading “Crayola wins top honors at Global Best of Effies”

Miniac launches hybrid creative/production agency

John Pina and Stephen Roesler, partners in the bi-coastal production company Miniac Films, have launched Miniac, a new hybrid creative and production agency that specializes in working with brand-side in-house departments, can be found online at www.miniac.com.  As in-housing grows in the advertising world and big marketers are taking on the tasks their roster of ad … Continue reading “Miniac launches hybrid creative/production agency”

It’s On for star-studded cast in BetMGM campaign

BetMGM premiered its new commercial campaign on a variety of social media platforms. “IT’S ON” features a star-studded cast of actors and athletes, all BetMGM ambassadors, within an episodic series. “Entertainment is at the core of BetMGM and we want this campaign to keep viewers on the edge of their seats in a way that’s … Continue reading “It’s On for star-studded cast in BetMGM campaign”

Manning bros star in NFL Youth campaign

We’re not only at the precipice of another NFL season, but Flag Football and Youth Tackle season has also started. Peyton and Eli Manning – acclaimed former NFL football quarterbacks, brothers and members of the Manning football dynasty – star in a new “Play Football” campaign, a fun and humorous initiative to promote the League’s … Continue reading “Manning bros star in NFL Youth campaign”

Carl’s Jr., Hardees chicken out in scary situations

Directing duo Aircastle captures aliens making things disappear in near-future humorous ads out of Carl’s Jr. and Hardees. Represented in the US by Rattling Stick, Aircastle scoffs at aliens and AI in favor of the crunchy chicken treats, even as disaster looms for each hungry customer. Watch, the new work created by 72andSunny, below: REELated: … Continue reading “Carl’s Jr., Hardees chicken out in scary situations”

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”

Droga5, BBDO, Burnett, Mill among AICP winners

Winners for the 2022 AICP Show: The Art & Technique of the Commercial, the AICP Next Awards and the AICP Post Awards premiered earlier in the week at AICP Week’s Base Camp venue at the Angelika Theatre. The top prizes in each competition – the AICP Show’s Advertising Excellence and Advertising Excellence/Campaign winners, the Next … Continue reading “Droga5, BBDO, Burnett, Mill among AICP winners”

Girl Culture welcomes Tori Palmatier as Managing Director

Commercial production company Girl Culture Films today announced that Tori Palmatier has joined the leadership team as Managing Director. As the first person to fill this role, Palmatier will be responsible for guiding Girl Culture Films’ evolution and driving new creative and business opportunities as the company continues to grow. Girl Culture Films was founded in 2019 … Continue reading “Girl Culture welcomes Tori Palmatier as Managing Director”

Senior Colorist Emiliano Serantoni joins Harbor

Harbor has tapped senior colorist, Emiliano Serantoni to complement its growing global talent roster, announced Harbor CEO, Zak Tucker, today. Hailing from Paris, France, Serantoni’s portfolio boasts extensive international campaigns for global brands including Apple, Nike, HP, Dior, Hermes, Orange, YSL, Jacquemus, Cartier and Burberry. His artistic sensibilities have earned him long-standing relationships with top … Continue reading “Senior Colorist Emiliano Serantoni joins Harbor”

Droga5, BBDO, Chiat, SMUGGLER lead AICP Shortlists

The AICP Awards today released the Shortlists for the 2022 editions of its three competitions: The AICP Show: The Art & Technique of the Commercial, the AICP Next Awards and the AICP Post Awards. The Shortlists are the results of a bifurcated judging system that began earlier this year with a series of panels with … Continue reading “Droga5, BBDO, Chiat, SMUGGLER lead AICP Shortlists”

Bumble empowers people to challenge ‘Romance Gap’

Bumble has launched a campaign to raise awareness of the ‘Romance Gap’ – the discrepancy in behavior expected from men/masculine-presenting and women/feminine-presenting people when dating and in relationships. Bumble’s research shows that of those surveyed by YouGov across key European countries, 52% state that society expects men to take the lead in relationships. A third … Continue reading “Bumble empowers people to challenge ‘Romance Gap’”

BetMGM pulls basketball legend Kevin Garnett out of retirement

On the court, Kevin Garnett was known as a fierce competitor, who exuded an incredible amount of confidence. But now, he’s retired and leading a much calmer life – some have suggested he may have even lost his competitive edge. Leading sports betting platform BetMGM, has tapped Garnett for their latest iteration of ‘The King … Continue reading “BetMGM pulls basketball legend Kevin Garnett out of retirement”

Cut+Run announces Beau Dickson promoted to Editor

Cut+Run announces that Beau Dickson has been promoted to Editor. Based in New York, Dickson’s work can be described as the harmonious intersection of narrative-enhancing graphics and editorial storytelling. The combination of unexpected things is where Beau’s creativity thrives — from exploring underserved stories to juxtaposing elements to develop a new vantage point. Throughout all of Dickson’s … Continue reading “Cut+Run announces Beau Dickson promoted to Editor”

HUSH welcomes designer Joel Watkins as Senior Designer

On the heels of their recent promotion of industry leader David Crumley to Technical Director, experience design firm HUSH continues to expand its best-in-class team by welcoming Joel Watkins as Senior Designer. Having previously worked for design and digital firms Elephant and Huge, Watkins brings storied design experience to his new role at HUSH. Over his career, he has … Continue reading “HUSH welcomes designer Joel Watkins as Senior Designer”

Bullitt Branded has a Coke and smiles

Bullitt has announced that filmmaker Coke Daniels has joined the collective. This is the inaugural representation for Daniels in the branded content and advertising arena. The noted director, whose upcoming feature Karen starring Taryn Manning, Cory Hardrict, and Jasmine Burke is available on-demand September 14, has written, produced, and directed nine films over the past two decades, including My Baby’s … Continue reading “Bullitt Branded has a Coke and smiles”

Taco Bell: Taps Cashmere as first Agency of Culture

Today, award-winning, full-service marketing shop, Cashmere, announced it was selected as Taco Bell Corp’s Culture Agency of Record, a new agency partner for the brand that further expands the capability of its current agency roster of leading strategic and creative resources. The appointment will see Cashmere handling the leading quick-service restaurant brand’s cultural brand strategy … Continue reading “Taco Bell: Taps Cashmere as first Agency of Culture”

NFL: Football is Queer

Nashville-based Howling Music scored the music for a new ad from the NFL, The Trevor Project and Los Angeles agency 72andSunny. Released in tandem with Pride Month, the spot proclaims the league’s support for the LGBTQ+ community through series of statements in white-on-black lettering that begins “Football is gay. Football is lesbian. Football is beautiful. … Continue reading “NFL: Football is Queer”