Brent Harris moves to RSA for commercials, content

RSA Films welcomes award-winning filmmaker Brent Harris for commercial representation in the US and UK. His aptitude for authentic, intimate performances and atmospheric visuals can be seen in campaigns for many of the world’s top creative agencies. Highlights of his work include Nike “Love Your Dream” (Wieden+Kennedy Amsterdam), an insider’s look at fútbol star Kylian … Continue reading “Brent Harris moves to RSA for commercials, content”

Carl Sundemo joins Epoch Films directorial roster

Carl Sundemo’s work has been called ”stupid ideas presented in a serious way,” and over the years he has built an oppressive interest for how crafted film worlds can be used in unusual ways. His films often play with known genres and troupes in advertising and other narratives, to great comedic effect. As an ad … Continue reading “Carl Sundemo joins Epoch Films directorial roster”

REEL WOMEN: Award-winning director Emily McDonald

Emily McDonald is an award-winning director based in London, UK. Her work focuses on uncovering honest and unique stories that challenge our cultural ideas and broaden our view on humanity. She’s directed powerful brand documentaries for Nike, Netflix, Facebook and Vogue; the acclaimed “Looking Back with Pride” campaign for Vogue features septuagenarians shedding their guard … Continue reading “REEL WOMEN: Award-winning director Emily McDonald”

Hey Wonderful adds directors Emily McDonald and River Gallo

Hey Wonderful welcomes Emily McDonald (She/Her) and River Gallo (They/Them) to its roster, two award-winning filmmakers who stand apart for work that moves the culture. McDonald is known for powerful brand documentaries for the likes of Nike, Vogue and Facebook, along with a wide range of commercials driven by authentic, moving performances and grounded storytelling. … Continue reading “Hey Wonderful adds directors Emily McDonald and River Gallo”

Director Fredrik Bäckar moves to Believe Media

Believe Media announced US commercial representation for Fredrik Bäckar. Bäckar joined Believe Media’s UK roster in 2020 for directorial representation where he and UK executive producer James Covill teamed up to create a series of spots for Amazon Prime. “Fred and I worked together many years before and when this Amazon project came along, he was the … Continue reading “Director Fredrik Bäckar moves to Believe Media”

RSA Films signs Douglas Avery for commercials and content

Award-winning director Douglas Avery has signed with RSA Films for commercial representation in the US and UK. His work is characterized by gripping performances, cinematic visuals and compelling storytelling, as seen in his recent Woody Creek Distillers campaign, with William H. Macy delivering his eccentric cool for the brand he is a partner in, and AXA “Kathmandu,” … Continue reading “RSA Films signs Douglas Avery for commercials and content”

Johannes Leonardo CCO Julia Neumann named AMP Awards Chairperson

Julia Neumann, Chief Creative Officer of the independent New York agency Johannes Leonardo, has been named as Chair of the 2022 AMP Awards for Music & Sound. Her appointment was announced by Georg Bissen of MetaTechnik, President of the AMP National Board and a member of its 2022 AMP Awards Committee. The deadline for entering … Continue reading “Johannes Leonardo CCO Julia Neumann named AMP Awards Chairperson”

For Super Bowl, Michelob ULTRA All-stars… bowl

Today, Michelob ULTRA unveiled a series of three star-studded Super Bowl commercials that ladder back to the brand’s belief, “It’s Only Worth It If You Enjoy It.” Michelob ULTRA’s presence during this year’s Super Bowl will be episodic with the spots taking place at the brand’s fictitious bowling alley known as the “Superior Bowl.” Picture … Continue reading “For Super Bowl, Michelob ULTRA All-stars… bowl”

There’s zero barriers in Bud Light NEXT’s Super Bowl spot

Today, as Bud Light NEXT hits store shelves across the country, the #1 beer brand in the industry is releasing its new Super Bowl commercial, which pays tribute to those consumers 21+ who, like Bud Light, are breaking barriers and refusing to be boxed in.  Created by Wieden and Kennedy, New York, the creative effort features four … Continue reading “There’s zero barriers in Bud Light NEXT’s Super Bowl spot”

Guy Fieri is mayor of “Land of Loud Flavors” in Bud Light Seltzer Super Bowl spot

Bud Light Seltzer is making some serious noise with the debut of its newest Super Bowl commercial by welcoming fans to the “Land of Loud Flavors,” a magical universe that brings the bold and unexpected taste of Bud Light Seltzer and its most recent and loudest innovation, Bud Light Seltzer Hard Soda, to life – all … Continue reading “Guy Fieri is mayor of “Land of Loud Flavors” in Bud Light Seltzer Super Bowl spot”

Lisa Topol joins OBERLAND as Managing Partner and ECD

Lisa Topol has set out to make a profit with purpose the centerpiece of her career as she joins OBERLAND, the industry’s leading purpose-driven ad agency, in the new role of managing partner and executive creative director.  Together, Topol and OBERLAND co-founder and chief creative officer Oberlander will steer the eight-year-old agency in partnership with … Continue reading “Lisa Topol joins OBERLAND as Managing Partner and ECD”

Gary Koepke joins A.I. creative studio Seyhan Lee

Seyhan Lee, the Boston-based creative studio that specializes in employing Artificial Intelligence in the creation of motion pictures has announced the arrival of advertising and design icon Gary Koepke as Partner. Koepke will be joining Seyhan Lee Founder Pinar Seyhan Demirdağ as the company expands its portfolio of A.I. Motion Picture projects into the metaverse … Continue reading “Gary Koepke joins A.I. creative studio Seyhan Lee”

The Emmys: Netflix tops Creative Arts Awards with 34, Disney+ nabs 13

The third Creative Arts Emmys ceremony of 2021, held on Sunday evening, ended similarly to the two that preceded it, with Netflix at the top of the winners’ list. In the year’s final Creative Arts presentation, the streamer added nine awards to its 12 from Saturday and 13 from the first Sunday show, for a … Continue reading “The Emmys: Netflix tops Creative Arts Awards with 34, Disney+ nabs 13”

GUT signs Danny Alvarez as its newest Executive Creative Director

Global independent creative agency GUT has brought Danny Alvarez aboard as its newest executive creative director. He reports to Juan Javier Peña Plaza and Ricardo Casal, executive creative directors, North America, and global partners. Alvarez has already wrapped his first project as ECD at GUT, helping to creatively lead the launch of the booking platform … Continue reading “GUT signs Danny Alvarez as its newest Executive Creative Director”

72andSunny: Bolsters leadership team

72andSunny Los Angeles continues to build talent momentum with the promotion of Zach Hilder to Executive Creative Director and the hiring of Shane Chastang, Group Brand Director and Devin Baker, Creative Director.  “As we continue to build our team, we seek fearless leaders who embody creative excellence and empower those around them to reach for … Continue reading “72andSunny: Bolsters leadership team”

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: Beats by Dre’s “You Love Me” wins Best in Show

Winners of the 2021 AICP Show: The Art & Technique of the Commercial were presented last night at a virtual presentation. Together with the AICP Next Awards, which were presented virtually on July 28, and the AICP Post Awards, presented virtually on July 27, they comprise the AICP Awards’ suite of juried competitions.   “You … Continue reading “AICP: Beats by Dre’s “You Love Me” wins Best in Show”

AICP: Zillow’s Journey wins Best in Show

Ben Kwok, Visual Effects Supervisor at Blacksmith, won the Best in Show at the AICP Post Awards premiere, held virtually this week. Kwok won for his masterful compositing and Flame work on “The Journey” for Zillow, in which a young girl is accompanied on frightening and fanciful travels to her new home by a pair … Continue reading “AICP: Zillow’s Journey wins Best in Show”

Emmy: Apple, Amazon, Nike, Dre nominated for best spot

Nominations for the 73rd Emmy Awards were announced yesterday recognizing a wealth of innovative storytelling, exceptional new programs, and a robust and diverse group of talent nominees. One of the categories the Reel 360 Team always focuses on is of course the advertising category. The nominations for this year are from Apple, Amazon, Beats by … Continue reading “Emmy: Apple, Amazon, Nike, Dre nominated for best spot”

Director Azsa West goes to Where the Buffalo Roam

Full-service creative production company Where The Buffalo Roam (WTBR) has signed Director Azsa West. Her work is often described as “spellbinding, insanity-inducing, mind-blowing, and gooey.” Along the way, West has amassed an impressive roster of clients, including Nike, Shiseido, and Beautiful People, to name a few. At WTBR, she has already directed a number of … Continue reading “Director Azsa West goes to Where the Buffalo Roam”