MJZ, anti-gun campaigns from Burnett and BBDO win big at shots Awards

Last night, the shots Awards held The Americas Ceremony in Hollywood. Production company, MJZ, along with work anti-gun violence creative from Leo Burnett, BBDO and States United to Prevent Gun Violence came away the big winners. With the pandemic causing the previous last two awards shows to go digital-only, this celebration of creative campaigns from North and … Continue reading “MJZ, anti-gun campaigns from Burnett and BBDO win big at shots Awards”

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”

Droga5 and Floria Sigismondi help Meta find good ideas

The ‘Good Ideas Deserve To Be Found’ campaign launched last year to celebrate how Meta platforms like Facebook and Instagram help people discover new businesses, services and products that align perfectly with their interests and passions all through personalized ads.  In a critical time for small business recovery and to an irresistibly danceable beat, the campaign’s … Continue reading “Droga5 and Floria Sigismondi help Meta find good ideas”

INTERVIEW: Creator and star of ‘Love, Laugh, Doom, Tears’ bares soul in art

Trigger Warning: The following article contains mentions of sexual assault that may be disturbing to some readers. The documentary-style short film Love, Laugh, Doom, Tears, written, directed, produced, and starring Nhung Thi Cam Nguyen, which premiered at the 2021 Culver City Film Festival delves deep into the mind of Nhung, a woman who survives and … Continue reading “INTERVIEW: Creator and star of ‘Love, Laugh, Doom, Tears’ bares soul in art”

Raya and the Last Dragon, Encanto lead Annie nominees

ASIFA-Hollywood announced nominations today for its 49th Annual Annie Awards recognizing the year’s best in the field of animation. The Annie Awards cover 36 categories and include Best Animated Feature, Best Animated Feature-Independent, Special Productions, Sponsored Films, Short Subjects, Student Films and Outstanding Individual Achievements, as well as the honorary Juried Awards. This year’s ceremony is … Continue reading “Raya and the Last Dragon, Encanto lead Annie nominees”

A Chat with SixTwentySix directors Miles and AJ

With Thanksgiving now in the past, Christmas is our future. Literally. And Future, one of hip-hop’s hottest rappers, is here to help us find the perfect gift, from Samsung and production company SixTwentySix, for all our techy-loving friends on our list this year. In this musical collaboration creative, the hip-hop artist puts his individual spin on … Continue reading “A Chat with SixTwentySix directors Miles and AJ”

Cabin makes room for five new editors and New Head of Production

Cabin Editing Company today announced a major expansion of its New York office, with six new hires including head of production Sari Resnick, and five new editors: Alvaro del Val, Carla Luffe, Nina Sacharow, Dylan Edwards, and Matt Schaff. Cabin editor Robert Lopuski has also joined the company’s New York roster from Los Angeles. Cabin’s … Continue reading “Cabin makes room for five new editors and New Head of Production”

John McNeil Studio grows leadership team

Creative & strategic brand firm John McNeil Studio (JMS) has announced the expansion of its leadership team with the addition of Executive Director, Social, Snow Burns and Executive Producer, Lauren Holmes. As celebrated talents within their fields, each will play an integral part in strengthening JMS’ offerings as it faces strong growth in an evolving … Continue reading “John McNeil Studio grows leadership team”

Shutterfly is making a thing out of new brand campaign

When was the last time you thought about Shutterfly? For me, it’s been a minute and I actually have a ton of photos stored there. Well, the leading e-commerce retail and manufacturing platform for personalized products, announced the launch of its new “Make it a Thing” integrated marketing campaign, which amplifies the brand’s new positioning, … Continue reading “Shutterfly is making a thing out of new brand campaign”

SixTwentySix Productions expands team with EP Jacki Sextro

SixTwentySix Productions announces it has bolstered its creative leadership power with the hire of Jacki Sextro as Executive Producer. The addition comes on the back of a rapid growth period at the company, including recent high-profile work for OneRepublic’s Someday and Doja Cat’s Need To Know music videos, eBay’s short film about the three Peter sister’s … Continue reading “SixTwentySix Productions expands team with EP Jacki Sextro”

Where the Buffalo Roam imparts chill vibe for communication hub, Front

Some days, managing your inbox can feel like climbing up an endless mountain. Customer communication software provider, Front, knew it had the solution to this and other all-too-common workflow problems, but how to quickly and succinctly convey something so intangible? Enter full-service production company Where the Buffalo Roam (WTBR) with the creative solution — The … Continue reading “Where the Buffalo Roam imparts chill vibe for communication hub, Front”

Allianz premieres short film on Olympians, mental health and emotional support dogs

Allianz, Worldwide Insurance Partner of the Olympic & Paralympic Movements, celebrated Olympic Day by launching global programs designed to provide more confidence and mental health support to members of the Olympic and Paralympic Family. Currently, the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be held under unprecedented conditions and tight quarantine rules to prevent the spread of COVID-19 … Continue reading “Allianz premieres short film on Olympians, mental health and emotional support dogs”

Allianz: Introduces Dog Squad for Olympics

Allianz is introducing its first campaign as a worldwide sponsor of the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Launching today on June 23rd (Olympic Day and 30-day countdown to Tokyo 2020), the new program is designed to provide more confidence and offer mental health support to the Olympic & Paralympic families.  The past year took a heavy toll … Continue reading “Allianz: Introduces Dog Squad for Olympics”

Usher, Remy Martin give us history lesson

Music truly does mix Remy Martin Cognac. Grammy Award-winning artist Usher, Remy Martin Cognac, and Believe Media Director Jake Nava take us on a century-long journey that starts with African-American soldiers stationed in the heart of France during World War I, and the fusion of music and culture that followed after. Watch the video, created … Continue reading “Usher, Remy Martin give us history lesson”

Editor of ‘World’s Biggest Asshole’ finds home at Union

Graham Turner is not an asshole. In fact, the tattooed cutter is a really nice guy. But he sure does understand assholes as Graham IS the editor of the award-winning The World’s Biggest Asshole for Donate Life (via The Martin Agency, directed by Speck and Gordon). The nice guy editor has garnered 10 Cannes Lions … Continue reading “Editor of ‘World’s Biggest Asshole’ finds home at Union”

International Delight makes room to party

Creative agency Lightning Orchard’s  new work for coffee creamer brand International Delight inspires fans to find a mug-sized party with each creamer pour – because these days it’s all about finding space for celebration in any way we can.  International Delight knows people are pining for ways to add joyful party vibes to their routines. Leaving room to party is all … Continue reading “International Delight makes room to party”

Leaked Wanda storyboards reveal darker dialogue

Around the second week of February several storyboards were leaked from episode 8 of  WandaVision in a seemingly innocent photo on imdb and then were promptly shared on Reddit. The storyboards accurately depict the series of events that occurred when Wanda (Elizabeth Olsen) went to S.W.O.R.D. to request access to Vision’s (Paul Bettany) body. We … Continue reading “Leaked Wanda storyboards reveal darker dialogue”

Toyota unveils powerful Super Bowl LV spot

While many automakers have chosen to sit out this year’s Super Bowl , we have heard that JEEP, General Motors and now Toyota will participate in the Big Game. Toyota comes with an emotional 60-second ad that shares an uplifting message of hope and strength. Fuelled by the power of a family’s love, ‘Upstream’ features … Continue reading “Toyota unveils powerful Super Bowl LV spot”

She Should Run, BBDO launch “Change is Her(e)”

Fresh off the heels of last week’s inauguration, where we witnessed history as the first female Vice President was sworn into office, She Should Run is launching its newest campaign titled “Change Is Her(e).” The time has ever been better to rally support for the nonpartisan, nonprofit, working to dramatically increase the number of women … Continue reading “She Should Run, BBDO launch “Change is Her(e)””

‘Dark Knight,’ ‘American Pickle,’ coming to HBO Max

Christopher Nolan’s brilliant The Dark Knight, which was arguably a game-changer for superhero films when it was released in 2008, is now finding a new home on streamer HBO Max. From blockbuster films to star-studded new original series, there’s plenty of content to enjoy this August on HBO Max. Max Originals debuting in the month … Continue reading “‘Dark Knight,’ ‘American Pickle,’ coming to HBO Max”