One Club announces jury for Young Ones Student Awards

Ogilvy Creative Director Kate Desmarais, Leo Burnett VP, Strategy Director Stephanie Dials and Accenture Designer Dahye Ok will represent Chicago on the The One Club for Creativity jury for its global 2020 Young Ones Student Awards, which identifies the best young creative talent at colleges around the world in a variety of creative disciplines. The gender-balanced list … Continue reading “One Club announces jury for Young Ones Student Awards”

Flamin’ Hot Doritos ‘collabs’ with Chance & Backstreet

The snack brand brings together the hottest rapper & iconic boy band According to PepsiCo’s Doritos new Flamin’ Hot Nachos, the Super Bowl is going to be hot. How hot you say? Really hot as the marquee chip is bringing together Chicago’s Chance the Rapper and iconic boy band, The Backstreet Boys in a 30-second … Continue reading “Flamin’ Hot Doritos ‘collabs’ with Chance & Backstreet”

1stAveMachine welcomes EP Scott Gemmell

Following a banner year with lauded campaigns for DoorDash, ESPN, Ford Mustang, and Frooti, to name a few, as well as key additions of Executive Producers Katie Hitchings and Sabrina Elizondo, storytelling production company 1stAveMachine elevates its leadership team by welcoming Executive Producer Scott Gemmell to its stacked ensemble. Formerly a Partner/EP at StarBeast and Traction Ave. Films, as well as VP/Head of Studio, … Continue reading “1stAveMachine welcomes EP Scott Gemmell”

Miles Teller makes new bear bestie in Long Drink ad

Agency Technology, Humans And Taste (THAT) and production company Honor Society directing duo Cary & Jon and even actor Miles Teller, come together for a new hilarious and provocative campaign for The Finnish Long Drink.  In one of the seven spots, Top Gun: Maverick actor Teller–also an investor in The Long Drink–makes fast friends with … Continue reading “Miles Teller makes new bear bestie in Long Drink ad”

Cut+Run welcomes Brian Stanley as EP

Cut+Run is excited to welcome Brian Stanley as Executive Producer of the company’s San Francisco office. Brian has been a longstanding member of the San Francisco advertising community.  He has worked for top agencies in the Bay Area producing projects for Venables Bell & Partners, Heat, Pereira O’Dell, Goodby Silverstein & Partners, and Muhtayzik Hoffer and … Continue reading “Cut+Run welcomes Brian Stanley as EP”

Writer-Director Michael Illick arrives at Interrogate

Los Angeles and New York-based production company Interrogate adds Portland-based director Michael Illick to its roster. A longtime copywriter with a penchant for comedy and quick wit combined with a keen visual sensibility, Illick brings a truly original voice to Interrogate. Michael Illick has worked at major agencies across the country, counting stints at BBDO, Wieden+Kennedy, Saatchi & Saatchi, 215 … Continue reading “Writer-Director Michael Illick arrives at Interrogate”

GS&P asks the question, “What if the Insurrectionists had been Black?”

It’s a question every person of color, Black people, has asked repeatedly since January 6, 2021. We joke about it as well, especially when we see pictures of militias, made up mostly of white men, proudly holding AR-15s on government property. Their smug, privileged smiles say it all, “We’re white. Nothing’s going to happen.” As … Continue reading “GS&P asks the question, “What if the Insurrectionists had been Black?””

Creative Director Matt Pascuzzi joins Moving Picture Company (MPC) 

Global production studio Moving Picture Company (MPC) today announced the addition of award-winning Creative Director Matt Pascuzzi to its executive leadership team.    Previously at Framestore, Pascuzzi joins MPC’s New York studio, headed by Managing Director Angela Lupo, to further cement and develop the creative studio’s visual effects offering to the region’s top creative agencies and brands. In the new … Continue reading “Creative Director Matt Pascuzzi joins Moving Picture Company (MPC) “

The One Club: WAATBP Diversity Conference set for September

The 11th edition of The One Club for Creativity‘s Where Are All The Black People (WAATBP) diversity conference and career fair will take place on September 29-30, 2021.  The hybrid event is free to attend and open to a global audience. WAATBP 2021 will address how the industry has – and hasn’t – evolved over the past 18 … Continue reading “The One Club: WAATBP Diversity Conference set for September”

ADCOLOR to honor Daniel Dae Kim at 2021 awards

ADCOLOR today announced the nominees and honorees for its 15th Annual ADCOLOR Awards. Since 2007, the Awards have highlighted and honored the achievements of diverse communities in the creative industries. The awards recognize those who go above and beyond to make a difference and who embody the organization’s mission of “Rise Up, Reach Back.” According to … Continue reading “ADCOLOR to honor Daniel Dae Kim at 2021 awards”

AICP: 2021 Most Next Award goes to FCB

The 2021 AICP Next Awards debuted last night, recognizing creative excellence in new and emerging media. Appropriately, a cutting-edge campaign that put virtual fans in the seats for NBA games, creating a global sensation while driving sales for its sponsor, was proclaimed as the Most Next winner. Chosen from all the winners in the Next … Continue reading “AICP: 2021 Most Next Award goes to FCB”

Tracy Morgan appeals to families in new PSAs

Comic icon Tracy Morgan is lending his talents to promote one of the most far-reaching federal policies to lift children out of poverty in more than 50 years. Following the recent passage of The American Rescue Plan — a $1.9 trillion package to help Americans recover from the devastation wrought by the Covid-19 pandemic — … Continue reading “Tracy Morgan appeals to families in new PSAs”

Union: Graham Turner cuts They Print at Night for HP

What to do when you run out of ink…in the middle of the day?! Such is the quandary faced by a vampire couple in “Midday,” part of HP’s new “They Print at Night” campaign, directed by It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia’s Rob McElhenney, produced by Raucous, created via Goodby Silverstein & Partners, and cut by … Continue reading “Union: Graham Turner cuts They Print at Night for HP”

Cannes Lions: Omnicom agencies dominate festival

At Cannes Lions Live 2021, Omnicom Group (NYSE: OMC) agencies were recognized for their excellence within both the creative and media disciplines. All three Omnicom creative networks (BBDO, DDB, and TBWA) placed in the top ten of the Network of the Festival competition, with BBDO coming in third, DDB in sixth, and TBWA in seventh. AMV BBDO … Continue reading “Cannes Lions: Omnicom agencies dominate festival”

One Club calls on industry to sign paid internship pledge

The One Club for Creativity has advanced its commitment to creative activism by urging agencies, brands, ad schools and other organizations around the world to step up and help support workplace equity in the industry by signing its new Paid Internship Pledge. The initiative launches with a number of founding signees already on board: Cartwright, COLLINS, The Community, Design Army, Edelman, FCB Worldwide, Goodby … Continue reading “One Club calls on industry to sign paid internship pledge”

One Club’s Portfolio Night 2021 goes virtual

The One Club for Creativity has announced two changes to its upcoming Portfolio Night 2021: the program will be held virtually for the first time, and expanded to run May 24-27 instead of on just one night.   Long recognized as the world’s largest advertising portfolio review program, Portfolio Night is a fast-paced evening of advice, … Continue reading “One Club’s Portfolio Night 2021 goes virtual”

Nancy Reyes elevated to CEO of TBWA\Chiat\Day

TBWA today announced that Nancy Reyes is being elevated to Chief Executive Officer of TBWA\Chiat\Day New York. With this promotion, Reyes expands her role and takes over full leadership of the agency from Rob Schwartz, who has been CEO since 2015. It’s the latest step in a steady rise since Reyes joined the agency in April 2016 as Managing Director, … Continue reading “Nancy Reyes elevated to CEO of TBWA\Chiat\Day”

BBDO announces leadership moves

BBDO San Francisco announced a new leadership team today in Kelly Johnson as Chief Executive Officer and Thiago Cruz as Chief Creative Officer. Johnson joins from her most recent post as President of 215 McCann, where she has spent the past eight years leading brands such as LinkedIn, Workday, Xbox, Minecraft, Hulu, Pandora and the SF Giants. Her experience … Continue reading “BBDO announces leadership moves”

Matthew McConaughey is #FlatMatthew in Doritos spot

Aha! We now know who #FlatMatthew is. To celebrate the return of one of the most anticipated Frito-Lay product launches in history, Doritos 3D Crunch, Doritos has enlisted the help of one of the most dynamic and multi-dimensional stars around, Matthew McConaughey (Dallas Buyers Club, Interstellar, Wolf of Wall Street), for its Super Bowl LV campaign, #FlatMatthew. In … Continue reading “Matthew McConaughey is #FlatMatthew in Doritos spot”

Sam Adams pokes fun at Budweiser Clydesdales

LOL. Sam Adams is playing its first big game in the Super Bowl marketing space. It pokes fun at a certain big beer conglomerate. And it’s a winner. Slapstick will always get the Reel 360 team. The hilarious spot opens with a pitch-perfect misdirect of a typical Clydesdale commercial—orchestral score, antique carriage, and majestic draft … Continue reading “Sam Adams pokes fun at Budweiser Clydesdales”