Wondros Collective welcomes The Cronenweths

Sr. Executive Producer Danielle Peretz of Wondros Collective continues to expand the talent roster for the commercial/branded content division. This summer, she welcomes The Cronenweths (Tim & Jeff Cronenweth) to the team. “The Cronenweths bring a wealth of experience with them, and we’re elated they’ve joined the Wondros family,” says Jesse Dylan, Founder of Wondros. “Their combined background in … Continue reading “Wondros Collective welcomes The Cronenweths”

Iconic Nancy Meyers to receive WGAW laurel Award

Trailblazing screenwriter-director-producer Nancy Meyers is getting an early present. Known for such memorable hit films as Private Benjamin, Something’s Gotta Give, It’s Complicated, and The Holiday, the iconic woman has been named the recipient of the Writers Guild of America West’s 2020 Laurel Award for Screenwriting Achievement. The Guild’s lifetime achievement award is presented to members who have “advanced … Continue reading “Iconic Nancy Meyers to receive WGAW laurel Award”

Writers Guild announces TV, News and Radio noms

Writers Guild of America East (WGAE) and Writers Guild of America West (WGAW) have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in television, new media, news, radio/audio, and promotional writing during 2019. The shows up for best drama series are The Crown, The Handmaid’s Tale, Mindhunter, Succession and Watchmen. Vying for best comedy series honors are Barry, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, PEN15, … Continue reading “Writers Guild announces TV, News and Radio noms”

Tonise Paul becomes Chairman of Energy BBDO

Energy BBDO announced today that Jeff Adkins, currently EVP and Managing Director, is being promoted to President and CEO of the agency beginning January 1, 2020. He succeeds Tonise Paul, who will become Chairman. Adkins joined Energy BBDO in 2002 from EuroRSCG (now Havas). Over the years, he has served as Client Service Director, Chief … Continue reading “Tonise Paul becomes Chairman of Energy BBDO”

Interview: Taking off with Bottle Rocket Media

Chicago video content agency Bottle Rocket Media fuels traditional expertise with DIY spirit. Guided by a pair of visionaries who met while working at the Oprah Winfrey Show, the company has become one of the industry’s most unique production and post operations since launching in 2011. Over the past eight years, Bottle Rocket has completed … Continue reading “Interview: Taking off with Bottle Rocket Media”

AFI announces full lineup for festival

The American Film Institute has announced the films that will play in the New Auteurs, Cinema’s Legacy, Midnight, Shorts and AFI Conservatory Showcase sections at AFI Fest 2019 presented by Audi, this November. The complete program includes 142 titles (80 features, 1 episodic, 40 shorts, 21 AFI Conservatory Showcase Shorts) of which 51% are directed … Continue reading “AFI announces full lineup for festival”

AFI announces World Cinema & Doc selections

The American Film Institute (AFI) announced today the films that will play in the World Cinema section and the inaugural Documentary section of AFI FEST 2019 presented by Audi. WORLD CINEMA The World Cinema section showcases the most anticipated and celebrated international films of the year and features 16 titles representing 19 countries. The section … Continue reading “AFI announces World Cinema & Doc selections”

Old Spice takes war on “Sweat” to next level

Washington Redskins’ rookie outside linebacker, Montez Sweat, has had to deal with offensive lines all season. And now Old Spice has really crossed his line. And it’s truly offensive. Created by W+K, Portland, the Procter and Gamble brand, which is “Official Sweat Defense of the NFL,” and Sweat are at the epicenter of taking the … Continue reading “Old Spice takes war on “Sweat” to next level”

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””

BBDO Atl wraps school buses to stop child trafficking

Here’s a horrifying fact from Street Grace, an Atlanta-based non-profit organization that seeks to end the demand for domestic minor sex trafficking – more than 3,600 children are sold into sex slavery every year in Georgia. To put that into perspective – that’s enough kids to fill 72 school buses. Continuing to To shine a … Continue reading “BBDO Atl wraps school buses to stop child trafficking”