Jamie Foxx stars in new campaign for BetMGM

Academy and GRAMMY Award winner, Jamie Foxx, who has been teasing audiences that he may reprise his role of Spider-man villain Electro in the new Marvel Cinematic Universe Spider-man 3, now stars in a new BetMGM campaign. The multitalented sensation, who has conquered the worlds of comedy, film, and music, is now also the face … Continue reading “Jamie Foxx stars in new campaign for BetMGM”

Timber has a busy summer with Burnett, Mazda

Even with an ongoing pandemic, the visual effects & design team at Timber had a busy summer collaborating with Leo Burnett. Detroit and Garage Team Mazda. The effects house worked closely with agency creatives at Burnett on a recent Buick commercial, featuring Amazon’s Alexa. Unveiling the first-ever Buick Encore GX SUV with available Alexa built-in, … Continue reading “Timber has a busy summer with Burnett, Mazda”

Waka waka CA Lottery introduces Pac-Man Scratchers

Pull out your neon leg warmers, track suits and fanny packs, and rock out to Tears for Fears and a Flock of Seagulls. California Lottery is giving us something to look forward to – by taking us back to the carefree and colorful 80s. Get ready for Pac-Man. Created by David&Goliath, California Lottery’s latest campaign, … Continue reading “Waka waka CA Lottery introduces Pac-Man Scratchers”

Burger King gets real with its Whopper

Today, Burger King restaurants are proud to announce the Whopper sandwich now features no colors, no flavors and no preservatives from artificial sources in all markets across the United States. It’s the Whopper and nothing but the Whopper. The milestone is one of various efforts and substantial changes BK has made to its menu to promote … Continue reading “Burger King gets real with its Whopper”

Truly Hard Seltzer brings the flavor in new campaign

It’s impossible to hate on a spot that includes a Soul Train line. Truly Hard Seltzer has dropped a brand new campaign, calling on drinkers to be their original and flavorful selves and never letting anyone stand in their way. Dubbed “Live Truly,” the two spots deliver color, life and energy to hard seltzer drinkers … Continue reading “Truly Hard Seltzer brings the flavor in new campaign”

eightvfx teams with Minted Content for Cadillac ads

Apparently the director of two new Cadillac spots, Minted Content’s David Leitch, started out as a stunt performer. In fact, he was actually Brad Pitt’s stunt double five times. Besides being a good-looking guy, Leitch clearly knows stunts and it shows in this action-packed, heart-racing Reel Ad of the Week from Leo Burnett, Detroit. Both … Continue reading “eightvfx teams with Minted Content for Cadillac ads”

Will Jonah Hill flake on Martin Scorsese in Coke ad?

Oh those dots. You know ’em. And we at Reel 360 hate ’em. The blinking dots of hell that appear on your smartphone when you have texted someone and are waiting – for what seems like an eternity – for a response. That’s what Coca-Cola Energy taps into for a superb Super Bowl spot from … Continue reading “Will Jonah Hill flake on Martin Scorsese in Coke ad?”

Taco Bell taps Oscar winner Stromberg to helm new spot

Taco Bell has always created elevated and sophisticated work for its most premium value products, and so for the return of the limited time $1 Double Stacked Tacos, the brand leaned into another surreal, magical creative concept. AOR Deutsch tapped into Oscar-winning RSA Films director and special effects artist, Robert Stromberg (known for his work … Continue reading “Taco Bell taps Oscar winner Stromberg to helm new spot”

First Look: Anna Kendrick sings up snacking for Frito-Lay

Who doesn’t like Anna Kendrick? Not only is the multi-talented star of Pitch Perfect, Into the Woods and Up in the Air talented, she is so friggin’ cute. This holiday season, Kendrick joins Frito-Lay brands –  Lay’s potato chips, Doritos, Cheetos, Tostitos and Smartfood popcorn – to sing a new version of the classic Favorite … Continue reading “First Look: Anna Kendrick sings up snacking for Frito-Lay”

Deutsch gets taco lovers ready for reBELLution

The Reel 360 Team is having visions of Ric Ocasek, who just recently passed, and Sid and Nancy. Today, Taco Bell debuted a music video-like spot titled “Punk Show,” featuring an original track to encourage fans to join the reBELLution and order tacos at their next party. Directed by Ruffian’s The Bobbsey Twins, the idea … Continue reading “Deutsch gets taco lovers ready for reBELLution”

The NFL is ready with new anthem spot

Thank god football is back. Even though my wife has now become a New England Patriots (blecch) fan due to her crushing on Julian Edelman, I am still overwhelmed with joy (after the disappointment of my Phillies) that my “chill” Sundays are about to become meaningful again. And who better than 72andSunny’s Los Angeles office … Continue reading “The NFL is ready with new anthem spot”

Old Spice heroically saves the day with swagger

If you watched any sports or Marvel movies this weekend, chances are you got to see the very funny Old Spice ads. ‘Never Let a Friend Lose His Swagger’ by Wieden+Kennedy Portland, shines a hilarious light on lonely guys, making the series Reel Ad of the Week. Apparently, Old Spice commissioned a study uncovering how … Continue reading “Old Spice heroically saves the day with swagger”

Mazda campaign urges drivers to “feel alive”

Mazda North American Operations solidifies its path to premium, debuting the next phase of its brand campaign, “Feel Alive.” Aiming to evoke feelings of wonder and inspiration, the new spot titled, “Dream Bigger,” will officially launch the all-new 2019 Mazda3, the brand’s next generation product. Dream Bigger” was conceived by Mazda North American Operations and … Continue reading “Mazda campaign urges drivers to “feel alive””

Jason Bateman goes down in Hyundai Super Bowl spot

The Super Bowl is tomorrow and the Reel 360 Team is still checking out many of the spots that will happen in between downs this year. From Innocean USA comes Hyundai’s humorous Super Bowl commercial shows how Hyundai Shopper Assurance can elevate the car buying experience without the fearful glances and groans of life’s other … Continue reading “Jason Bateman goes down in Hyundai Super Bowl spot”

Fast Horse enlists ‘SNL’ alum Oteri for Fiber One

Minn agency Fasthorse turns to Cheri Oteri to cheer on Fiber One According to “Food Navigator” for some consumers, digestive health is about avoiding foods that make them feel bloated or lethargic, for some, it’s about ‘roughage’ and ‘regularity.’ Fiber One does not want to be avoided. Nor should it. In fact, the brand wants … Continue reading “Fast Horse enlists ‘SNL’ alum Oteri for Fiber One”

David&Goliath and Guard Bros for Holiday Scratchers

Now that we have passed Thanksgiving, we are deep in the throes of holiday spots. There are some good ones and not-so-good ones. But we are lucky to share one of the really good ones. Created by David&Goliath, the California Lottery continues its tradition of encouraging Scratchers as gifts to both friends and acquaintances, especially … Continue reading “David&Goliath and Guard Bros for Holiday Scratchers”

Guns in school sketches explore the absurdity of it all

Can comedy stop the tragically comedic responses from some of our conservative elected officials when it comes to gun safety? Since Columbine, the mantra of many Republicans and the NRA has been unwavering: “More guns, less gun control.” Following the Parkland massacre last February, President Trump suggested that schools should arm educators – the people … Continue reading “Guns in school sketches explore the absurdity of it all”

Gatorade releases beautifully animated film about Lionel Messi

So Gatorade, TBWA\Chiat\Day LA and Gizmo have gone all kinds of Pixar on their target. And that’s not a bad thing. In fact, in the new emotionally packed animated short film, Heart of a Lio, which tells the tale of and Barcelona footballer Lionel Messi, it’s a very good thing. Messi is one of the … Continue reading “Gatorade releases beautifully animated film about Lionel Messi”