Bindery creates new video for Verishop

Former Snap chief strategy officer Imran Khan has officially launched Verishop, an enhanced e-commerce platform that combines quality curation and discovery with the convenience consumers have come to expect. The e-commerce platform is reportedly on a mission to “bring joy back to online shopping” for quality-conscious millennial shoppers. The cutting-edge site plans to stay on … Continue reading “Bindery creates new video for Verishop”

McDonald’s brings international flavor to U.S.

New Worldwide Favorites campaign brings taste of Spain, Canada, Australia and the Netherlands to U.S.stores Ever wonder what McDonald’s menu is like around the world? C’mon of course you have. Well, now the fast food giant is allowing its customers to sample some of their global menu items. For real. Or as they say in … Continue reading “McDonald’s brings international flavor to U.S.”

Bindery appoints Jason Goldman as Producer

NYC-based indie film and content studio Bindery has appointed Jason Goldman as Producer. According to a statement, Goldman’s hire comes at a time of momentum and growth for the 7-year-old company, which recently won two Sports Emmys for its Netflix original documentary, Zion. Reporting to Executive Producer Carter Collins, Goldman will be tasked with managing … Continue reading “Bindery appoints Jason Goldman as Producer”

Bindery wins two Sports Emmys for doc ‘Zion’

Congratulations are in order for indie film and content studio Bindery. The company, which produces both commercial and original content, announced that its documentary film, Zion, won two Emmys Monday night at the 40th annual Sports Emmy Awards last night at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York City. The moving … Continue reading “Bindery wins two Sports Emmys for doc ‘Zion’”

Walton Isaacson names Lebrón as ECD

Independent multicultural ad agency Walton Isaacson welcomes award-winning creative leader Milton Lebrón as their new Executive Creative Director. The award-winning CD will lead the shop, who boasts Lexus as its main client, out the Culver City office and report directly to Aaron Walton, co-founder of the agency. In addition to his role as Chief Creative … Continue reading “Walton Isaacson names Lebrón as ECD”

David&Goliath helps Imag!ne Snacks fuel imaginations

Kids have incredible imaginations. Yet these days packed schedules can leave little room for free thinking and imaginative play. That’s why IMAG!NE is feeding hungry imaginations by providing clever snacks with wholesome ingredients like cheese, apples, and cranberries that spark kids’ creativity. Frito-Lay’s new brand Imag!ne Snacks wants to take care of that. The wholesome … Continue reading “David&Goliath helps Imag!ne Snacks fuel imaginations”

AICP announces Community Award and Shortlists

Wieden + Kennedy, Apple and MJZ lead Shortlist nominations. Matt Miller, President and CEO of AICP, today announced the first-ever “Community Award,” to be presented during AICP Week in June. The Community Award is an unfiltered way to give the entire industry the ability to voice its opinion on the favorite spot of the year. … Continue reading “AICP announces Community Award and Shortlists”

AnalogFolk wins Webby for Nike ‘Trained’ podcast

And a slow, dramatic handclap for you, AnalogFolk. The indie creative agency, in partnership with podcast production company Pineapple Street Media, announced that they’ve won a Webby Award (Judge’s Choice) for “Best Branded Podcast or Segment” for their TRAINED By Nike podcast. The brand tied with Gizmondo’s The Sauce. The category is for the most … Continue reading “AnalogFolk wins Webby for Nike ‘Trained’ podcast”

‘NY Times Mag’ & McCann NY lead ADC Award noms

The New York Times Magazine and McCann New York lead the way with 20 finalist entries each in the global ADC 98th Annual Awards, as announced today by The One Club for Creativity, the world’s foremost non-profit organization celebrating creative excellence in advertising and design. The number of entries for the ADC 98th Annual Awards … Continue reading “‘NY Times Mag’ & McCann NY lead ADC Award noms”

AnalogFolk & Nike podcast nominated for Webby Award

Agency created Nike’s first-ever podcast, Trained, featuring conversations around the future of fitness Independent digital creative agency AnalogFolk, in partnership with podcast production company Pineapple Street Media, announced today that they’ve been nominated in the 23rd Annual Webby Awards for “Best Branded Podcast or Segment” for their Trained By Nike podcast. Hailed as the “Internet’s … Continue reading “AnalogFolk & Nike podcast nominated for Webby Award”

Robinson and Poo join LA’s Cartel

The LA-based editorial and post-production house, Cartel, has added commercial, documentary and VR firepower by bringing on Adam Robinson as Partner/Editor and Ting Poo as editor. “Adam and Ting are respected and distinguished editors, as well as being wonderful people. They’re a natural fit for our company,” said founding partner, Andy McGraw. “The timing is … Continue reading “Robinson and Poo join LA’s Cartel”

‘Avengers,’ ‘Lost in Space’ take top honors at VES Awards

Last night, the Visual Effects Society, the industry’s global professional honorary society, held the 17th Annual VES Awards, the prestigious yearly celebration that recognizes outstanding artistry and innovation in film, animation, television, commercials, video gamesand special venues. Comedian Patton Oswalt served as host for the 8th time to the more than 1000 guests. According to … Continue reading “‘Avengers,’ ‘Lost in Space’ take top honors at VES Awards”

The Best and Worst of Super Bowl LIII commercials

And so ends another Super Bowl season. The build up of anticipated commercials is finally (and mercifully) over until next January. If one were to say yesterday, “Well, that sucked the life out of me,” we might not know if they were talking about the low-scoring (and even lower-rated) Super Bowl LIII between the New … Continue reading “The Best and Worst of Super Bowl LIII commercials”

Cuarón’s ‘Roma’ takes top honors at 71st DGA awards

The winners of the Directors Guild of America Outstanding Directorial Achievement Awards for 2018 were announced last Saturday during the 71st Annual DGA Awards. Alfonso Cuarón won the DGA’s Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for Roma. The filmmaker beat out Bradley Cooper for A Star Is Born, Spike Lee for BlacKkKlansman, Adam … Continue reading “Cuarón’s ‘Roma’ takes top honors at 71st DGA awards”

The Reel Black List: Hilliard Guess, Writer/Producer/Director

(Editor’s Note: Last year on Reel Chicago, we launched a celebration of Black Chicago talent in advertising, film, TV and music called “The Reel Black List.” This year, we have decided to expand the popular feature nationwide in Reel 360.) LA-based Hilliard Guess is a talented writer, producer, director and podcaster. He currently writes on … Continue reading “The Reel Black List: Hilliard Guess, Writer/Producer/Director”

Watch Devour’s racy food porn Super Bowl spot

“Some may say our new commercial is too hot for TV. We’ll let the audience decide.” – Katy Marshall, Marketing Lead for Springboard The Reel 360 team was not going to post anymore today, but that was before we came across the Devour Super Bowl spot. The 3-year-old disruptive frozen food brand, which is owned … Continue reading “Watch Devour’s racy food porn Super Bowl spot”

BBDO NY & McCann NY lead One Show shortlist

BBDO New York, McCann New York and Droga5 have the most work on the early deadline shortlist for The One Show 2019 awards, according to The One Club for Creativity. US agencies and brands have 334 shortlisted entries, the most of any country. BBDO New York leads the way with 113 shortlisted entries, including 19 … Continue reading “BBDO NY & McCann NY lead One Show shortlist”

‘Lost in Space’ & ‘Avengers’ lead Visual FX noms

The Visual Effects Society (VES) announced the nominees for the 17th Annual VES Awards, the prestigious yearly celebration that recognizes outstanding visual effects artistry and innovation in film, animation, TV, commercials and more. Avengers: Infinity War garnered the most feature film nomination with six. Incredibles 2 is the top animated film contender with five nominations … Continue reading “‘Lost in Space’ & ‘Avengers’ lead Visual FX noms”