Toth+Co Appoints Kimberlee Eten as Creative Director

Congrats are in order for creative Kimberlee Eten. Independent, full-service branding and advertising agency Toth+Co announced today the appointment of Kimberlee Eten as Creative Director. Eten will be based in New York and lead creative teams in both New York and Boston. The hire comes at an exciting time of growth for the agency as … Continue reading “Toth+Co Appoints Kimberlee Eten as Creative Director”

Spotify makes substantial noise at Cannes 2018

It’s been a loud week on the French Riviera for Spotify at this year’s Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. In between accepting the Media Brand of the Year award and throwing beachside parties, Spotify hosted a series of thought-provoking panels, workshops and discussions with influential movers and shakers at the Spotify Beach House, tackling … Continue reading “Spotify makes substantial noise at Cannes 2018”

Get Out tops WGA 101 Greatest Screenplays of 21st Century

The  Writers Guilds of America West and East announced the WGA list of 101 Greatest Screenplays of the 21st Century (*so far), as voted by the Guilds’ members, honoring outstanding screenwriting over the last two decades. From horror films and sci-fi – Get Out (#1, Written by Jordan Peele), Arrival (#27, Screenplay by Eric Heisserer) – to superhero blockbusters – Black … Continue reading “Get Out tops WGA 101 Greatest Screenplays of 21st Century”

Marvel celebrates the movies in new video

In a video celebrating the love of storytelling and the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s (MCU) most memorable moments, Marvel Studios gives a hint of what’s to come in Phase 4! The video opens with the late Stan Lee stating, “I love being with people; it’s the most incredible feeling in the world. That world may change and evolve, … Continue reading “Marvel celebrates the movies in new video”

‘Black Panther’ turns three-years-old

In Adventures In The Screen Trade, the seminal, tell-all 1983 memoir about the mercurial, white knuckle, roller-coaster ride that is making a living working in Hollywood, two-time Academy Award-winning screenwriter William Goldman famously said that when it comes to determining whether a movie will turn out to be a hit or a miss, “Nobody knows … Continue reading “‘Black Panther’ turns three-years-old”

Audiences assemble for ‘Avengers’ shattering B.O. records

It can probably now be said that Marvel’s Avengers: Endgame is not just a hit movie, it was an event like nothing we have ever seen. Earning $350 million over the weekend in the United States alone, Captain America, Tony Stark, Thor and company completely took a moljner type of hammer to the worldwide box … Continue reading “Audiences assemble for ‘Avengers’ shattering B.O. records”

Writers Guild announces its 2018 nominees

The Writers Guild of America West (WGAW) and the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) have announced their nominations for Best original and Best Adapted Screenplay as well as video game writing and documentary writing. this morning. Most of the screenplays have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in screenwriting and videogame writing during 2018. The … Continue reading “Writers Guild announces its 2018 nominees”

Author Blair Davis on “Black Panther’s” epic influence

According to DePaul University Associate Professor Blair Davis, Black Panther is worth all the hype. “My students have been over the moon since last year,” he says. “Not only because there is a black superhero, but also because there is a big budget blockbuster with a huge Hollywood marketing campaign and toys and t-shirts.”   … Continue reading “Author Blair Davis on “Black Panther’s” epic influence”

MullenLowe, NFL, Johnson, Elizabeth in the news

MullenLowe L.A. wins Whole Foods According to Ad Age, Amazon finally finished shopping for a new creative agency for its newly acquired Whole Foods Market. The report says, the Austin, Texas-based grocery chain has chosen MullenLowe L.A., as its CAOR after a review. The review, which was run by SRI, began in late June. After … Continue reading “MullenLowe, NFL, Johnson, Elizabeth in the news”

A look at Amazon Studio’s Oscar hopefuls

Oscar buzz is humming through the Omicron infected air of Los Angeles and as more of the movie audience (including guild voters) stream movies at home in the pandemic era, a leader in streaming, Amazon Studios, is buzzing with Oscar hopefuls. Their top film, Being the Ricardo’s, has been an award season favorite thus far … Continue reading “A look at Amazon Studio’s Oscar hopefuls”

Taika Waititi directs Jennifer Aniston’s in Idorsia campaign

Taking a break from Marvel’s Thor: Love and Thunder, New Zealand and Hungry Man director Taika Waititi (Jojo Rabbitt, Thor: Ragnarok) filmed and helped award-winning actor and director/producer Jennifer Aniston (The Morning Show) launch Seize the Night & Day for Idorsia Ltd and Idorsia Pharmaceuticals. Developed by Goodby, Silverstein and Partners, the national initiative sheds … Continue reading “Taika Waititi directs Jennifer Aniston’s in Idorsia campaign”

Loki, WandaVision, Them, Morning Show among WGA 2022 Award noms

Writers Guild of America West (WGAW) and Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in television, new media, news, radio/audio, and promotional writing during 2021. Winners will be honored at the 2022 Writers Guild Awards ceremony on Sunday, March 20, 2022. Marvel Disney+ series WandaVision and Loki have both been … Continue reading “Loki, WandaVision, Them, Morning Show among WGA 2022 Award noms”

The Power of the Dog’ and ‘House of Gucci’ Lead SAG Awards film nominations

Nominees for the 28th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAG) honoring outstanding individual, cast and ensemble performances for the past year were announced this morning by Rosario Dawson (Dopesick, Go-Big Show) and Vanessa Hudgens (tick, tick…BOOM!, The Princess Switch) via Instagram Live. The nominees for outstanding action performances by film and television stunt ensembles were announced by SAG Awards Committee Members Jason … Continue reading “The Power of the Dog’ and ‘House of Gucci’ Lead SAG Awards film nominations”

MUAH announces nominations for 9th annual awards

The Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) has unveiled nominations for the 9th Annual MUAHS Guild Awards honoring outstanding achievements in make-up and hairstyling artistry in motion pictures, television, commercials, and live theater. Winners will be honored at the MUAHS gala, returning to a live-in-person ceremony at The Beverly Hilton Hotel … Continue reading “MUAH announces nominations for 9th annual awards”

It’s about Family! New York Lottery, X Series Family of Scratch-Off Games 

The New York Lottery’s X Series’ family of Scratch-Off tickets can multiply your win. So, to announce the X Series’ biggest ticket drop yet, our friends at McCann are introducing New York to another family of winners: The Monteros.   The Monteros like to multiply their wins. They’re ten-time Regional Yo-Yo Champions. They’re twenty-time Blue Ribbon … Continue reading “It’s about Family! New York Lottery, X Series Family of Scratch-Off Games “

Sundance jury members announced

The nonprofit Sundance Institute has announced the members of the six juries awarding prizes for artistic and cinematic achievement at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival. Also announced was the jury for the Alfred P. Sloan Film Prize. The Festival takes place January 20-30 via enhanced online platform at Festival.Sundance.org and in person at seven Satellite Screens venues … Continue reading “Sundance jury members announced”

Netflix positions itself for Oscar gold

The Oscars are just around the corner and Netflix is leading the way with a collection of films released on the streaming platform that are getting buzz for the top prizes. Just last year, Netflix had an impressive lineup at the 92nd Academy Awards and it looks like this year will follow suit. At the … Continue reading “Netflix positions itself for Oscar gold”

Lexus launches multicultural campaign for all-new NX

The rules of success have changed. It’s no longer just about getting ahead or the constant grind. It’s about prioritizing what truly matters, cutting out distractions and working hard for what fulfills you. The Lexus NX marketing campaign, called “Hustle for What Matters,” is designed to reach those with great ambition who are carving their … Continue reading “Lexus launches multicultural campaign for all-new NX”