First night of 2020 Creative Emmy Winners announced

The Television Academy tonight hosted the first of its five 2020 Creative Arts Emmy® Awards ceremonies honoring outstandingartistic and technical achievement in television on Emmys.com. The ceremony awarded many talented artists and craftspeople in the categories of Reality and Nonfiction. The ceremony was hosted by Emmy-nominated host Nicole Byer and featured presenters from some of … Continue reading “First night of 2020 Creative Emmy Winners announced”

Chicago’s Matt Darnall moves to Hue&Cry

Chicago’s loss is Richmond’s gain. Today, Richmond-based Hue&Cry announces it is bolstering its management team with the appointment of Matt Darnall as Creative Director.  Adding his creative leadership and ingenuity, in his new role he will oversee creative direction, innovation, and strategy for the animation and design house Having spent nearly seven years at The … Continue reading “Chicago’s Matt Darnall moves to Hue&Cry”

Kia, David & Goliath prove K5 sedan is ultimate fun ride

The introduction of Kia’s most powerful midsize sedan ever – the all-new 2021 K5 – continues as Kia Motors America (KMA) has dropped a creative broadcast campaign and embarked on never-before-seen marketing partnerships with network shows including NBC’s America’s Got Talent and the 72nd Emmy® Awards broadcast. The initiatives come hot on the wheels of the first-ever K5 Live “Triple Threat … Continue reading “Kia, David & Goliath prove K5 sedan is ultimate fun ride”

Emmys to be streamed over 4 nights, broadcast on 5th

The Television Academy today announced the awards categories to be presented during the 72nd Emmys and the virtual 2020 Creative Arts Emmy Awards ceremonies. The 72nd Emmy Awards will be hosted by Jimmy Kimmel—who also joins Guy Carrington, Reginald Hudlin, David Jammy and Ian Stewart as an executive producer of the program. The show will … Continue reading “Emmys to be streamed over 4 nights, broadcast on 5th”

Jeep and Highdive nominated for an Emmy

Nominations for the 72nd Emmy® Awards wereannounced yesterday recognizing a host of groundbreaking new programs and up-and coming talent and breakthrough commercials, along with beloved performers and hit shows that have been integral in helping television viewers navigate a changing world. The live ceremony, reimagined as a virtual event due to production restrictions resulting from … Continue reading “Jeep and Highdive nominated for an Emmy”

Ted Danson, D’Arcy Carden react to Emmy noms

On Tuesday, NBC tallied 47 Emmy Awards nominations, the most of any traditional broadcast network for the 72nd annual show. Nominated series included The Good Place, SNL, The Voice, This is Us, The Golden Globes and Will and Grace. Two of NBC’s noms, Ted Danson and first-time nominee, D’Arcy Carden of The Good Place reacted to … Continue reading “Ted Danson, D’Arcy Carden react to Emmy noms”

Kia unleashes most powerful midsize sedan in live stream

Kia Motors America today is kicking off a multi-channel marketing campaign in support of the all-new 2021 K5. True to Kia Motors America (KMA) “Give It Everything” philosophy, the wide-reaching, real-time “K5 Live,” effort will reset expectations by placing Kia’s most powerful mid-size sedan in situations previously untouched in this traditionally conservative category.   The campaign, … Continue reading “Kia unleashes most powerful midsize sedan in live stream”

Chris Rowson joins MullenLowe as new ECD

MullenLowe New York has announced that Chris Rowson will lead the agency as its new Executive Creative Director. This move rounds out the growing agency’s leadership team, which includes managing director Rebekah Pagis and head of strategy Jonny Gadd. Rowson comes to MullenLowe from TBWA\Chiat\Day, where, as ECD he founded the agency’s award-winning design agency, … Continue reading “Chris Rowson joins MullenLowe as new ECD”

Daytime Emmy winners announced

Hosted by Sharon Osbourne, Sheryl Underwood, Eve, Carrie Ann Inaba and Marie Osmond, The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) announced the winners of the 47th annual Daytime Emmys Awards. Broadcast on the CBS Television Network, The Young and the Restless was named the year’s outstanding drama series and Jeopardy, The Ellen DeGeneres and … Continue reading “Daytime Emmy winners announced”

‘General Hospital’ leads Daytime Emmy noms with 23

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) announced the nominees for the 47th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, which will be presented in a two-hour special on Friday, June 26 (8:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. General Hospital earned a leading 23 nominations Thursday, including best daytime drama, lead actress nods for … Continue reading “‘General Hospital’ leads Daytime Emmy noms with 23”

BBDO wins “Agency of the Year” at 2020 Webbys

Congrats to our friends at BBDO New York. The International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences (IADAS) today announced the Winners of The 24th Annual Webby Awards, dubbed WFH: Webbys from Home with BBDO New York taking home the top honor of “Webby Agency of the Year.” Hosted by comedian Patton Oswalt, The Webby Awards’ star-studded Internet Celebration … Continue reading “BBDO wins “Agency of the Year” at 2020 Webbys”

McCann named ‘Network of Year’ at 2020 Webbys

McCann Worldgroup announced today that it has been named Network of the Year by the 2020 Webby Awards. This marks the first time in the network’s history that it has received this recognition. The Webby Awards, known as the “Internet’s highest honor,” are presented annually by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS). … Continue reading “McCann named ‘Network of Year’ at 2020 Webbys”

Gallegos United “Got” Webby noms for “Got Milk”

Last month, the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences (IADAS) announced the nominees for The 24th Annual Webby Awards dubbed “Webbys From Home” by event organizers.  LA’s independent agency Gallegos United, earned three nominations for their California Milk Processor Board “Got Milk” campaign. The Webby Awards received nearly 13,000 entries from 50 states and … Continue reading “Gallegos United “Got” Webby noms for “Got Milk””

One Club Creative Month 2020 begins streaming event

The Creative Month 2020 begins an expansive streaming event running free of charge May 4-29 featuring a wide range of original creative inspiration, education and professional development content specifically developed for a global online audience. In place of annual in-person Creative Week programming in NYC, The One Club worked with more than 60 top global … Continue reading “One Club Creative Month 2020 begins streaming event”

Michelle Amor, TV Writer, Screenwriting Professor

Editor’s Note: “The Reel Black List” is our annual spotlight of brothers and sisters in the worlds of advertising, film, TV, music, radio and media who are making a difference through their contributions and creativity. For the next 29 days, you will be able to celebrate these various personalities with us. After losing her beloved grandmother, … Continue reading “Michelle Amor, TV Writer, Screenwriting Professor”

Sybil Curry, 4x Emmy-nominated Producer

Editor’s Note: “The Reel Black List” is our annual spotlight of brothers and sisters in the worlds of advertising, film, TV, music, radio and media who are making a difference through their contributions and creativity. For the next 29 days, you will be able to celebrate these various personalities with us. Her mantra is, “If … Continue reading “Sybil Curry, 4x Emmy-nominated Producer”

Lizzo, Billie Eilish, Lil Nas X lead Grammy noms

Lizzo, Billie Eilish, and Lil Nas X leading the pack of nominees for the 2020 Grammy Awards. Eight, six and six respectively. The nominations were live-streamed and read on CBS This Morning. Bebe Rexha, returning host Alicia Keys, Gayle King, Recording Academy President and CEO Deborah Dugan, and Chair of the Board of Trustees Harvey … Continue reading “Lizzo, Billie Eilish, Lil Nas X lead Grammy noms”

Cinémoi TV acquires short film ‘The Power of Beauty’

Cinémoi TV has acquired the worldwide rights (excluding Asia) to the compelling short film The Power of Beauty, part of the feature-length documentary Tomorrow and The Butterfly, directed by award-winning Italian filmmaker Alessandro Soetje and produced by Soetje and sustainable global beauty brand Davines. Currently on the festival circuit, Tomorrow and The Butterfly is comprised … Continue reading “Cinémoi TV acquires short film ‘The Power of Beauty’”

2019 CDDP fellows debut spec spots at gala

CDDP Program Director Tamika Lamison should be proud. Last night, marked the debut of the five fellows who just finished The Commercial Directors Diversity Program at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Theater in Hollywood. CDDP is a joint effort between the Association of Independent Commercial Producers (AICP) and the Directors Guild of … Continue reading “2019 CDDP fellows debut spec spots at gala”

Colbert, Roker, Foxworthy join Smokey Bear campaign

The iconic bear’s message is now amplified through the voices of Stephen Colbert, Al Roker and Jeff Foxworthy In honor of Smokey Bear’s 75th birthday – August 9, 2019 – the U.S.D.A. Forest Service, the National Association of State Foresters and the Ad Council have teamed up with agency FCB New York to celebrate the … Continue reading “Colbert, Roker, Foxworthy join Smokey Bear campaign”