Post-production house, Blue Table Post, founded by Emmy Award-winning editor Oliver Lief, has recently expanded its talent roster with editors and colorists with experience in both entertainment and advertising, and developed a semi-remote collaboration process where clients can work from Blue Table’s private garden terrace. Editors Known for his comedic timing and knack for visual … Continue reading “More people have a seat at Blue Table”
Due to overwhelming response from creatives and corporate sponsors, The One Club for Creativity today announced West Coast expansion of ONE School, the free 16-week portfolio program for Black creatives started with Oriel Davis-Lyons. The club has partnered with LA-based executive creative director Ez Blaine to run the program there. Since its launch on July 20th, ONE School has quickly quadrupled … Continue reading “One Club enlists Ez Blaine as ONE School expands west”
The One Club for Creativity, the world’s foremost non-profit organization recognizing creative excellence in advertising and design, announced the launch of ONE School, a free portfolio program for young Black creatives. ONE School will be run by award-winning Spotify creative director Oriel Davis-Lyons, as part of The One Club’s Professional Development programming. The initiative quickly came together … Continue reading “The One Club launches ONE School for Black creatives”
Winners in Fashion Design and Illustration were revealed on this first day of the week-long online ADC 99th Annual Awards, part of The One Club for Creativity and the world’s longest continually-running program celebrating excellence in craft and innovation in all forms of design and advertising. The ADC 99th Annual Awards is part of The One Club for Creativity, the world’s … Continue reading “ADC announces winners in illustration, fashion”
Following 17 years of successful operations in Canada, visual effects and production studio The Embassy has announced its expansion to the US, opening a new LA office and appointing innovative Executive Producer Kenny Solomon to head up the operation. The move to expand and create a presence in the US was a carefully considered decision … Continue reading “EP Kenny Solomon joins as The Embassy LA”
The Reel 360 Team didn’t see this coming. In the newest spot for Kia Motors America, from creative agency David & Goliath, the agency asks us to ponder the question, “How many features of the 2019 Sorento can you showcase in just over 300 feet?” Their answer lies in the latest spot, directed by Spinach’s … Continue reading “2019 Kia Sorento takes world’s shortest test drive”
Stunning. Correction. Director Corydon Wagner’s new Virgin Galactic spot out of New York-based production company, Ataboy Studios, is effin’ stunning. We’ve all heard about Virgin Galactic’s visionary plan for space tourism, and now the company gives us a majestic glimpse into the possibilities that lie ahead. Through the use of exciting, cinematic visuals featuring actual … Continue reading “Ataboy Studios flies with Virgin Galactic”
Kudos to new mcgarrybowen Global Exec Creative Director, Haydn Morris. The New York office announced that Morris has been promoted in order to leading creative for United Airlines. Matt Ian, Chief Creative Officer for New York, said, “The intensity of Haydn’s enthusiasm for what we do is matched only by the impeccability of his craft. … Continue reading “mcgarrybowen elevates Haydn Morris to Global ECD”
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”
“the once in a lifetime opportunity to work with a brand I’ve admired my whole life was too good to ignore.” That’s part of an email that went out to Publicis Groupe from CCO and president of communications, Nick Law, who confirmed that he is leaving the network for a new position at Apple. Ad … Continue reading “Brace yourself for Apple Law”
“The work I have always been most proud of, is that which supports, promotes and improves the human condition.” North Carolina-based Kevin Miles has worked as a writer and creative director for, and with, some of the top ad agencies in the world, both on staff and as a freelancer. They include multicultural shops such … Continue reading “The Reel Black List: Kevin Miles, Storyteller”
Boston-born Jessica Mutascio returns to America after spending a decade editing in Australia, most recently with The Editors in Sydney. Excited to extend her client base and take her work to a global level, Mutascio is thrilled to join the Whitehouse New York roster. “I was attracted to Whitehouse because of the amazing work they … Continue reading “Whitehouse Post NY welcomes editor Jessica Mutascio”
Not only do I believe in the power of influence, I believe in its ability to impact business and drive measurable growth Diana Littman Publicis Groupe announced the appointment of Diana Littman as CEO, MSL US, reporting directly to Arthur Sadoun, Chairman and CEO of Publicis Groupe. Littman will also serve on the Publicis Groupe … Continue reading “Publicis Groupe appoints Diana Littman as CEO, MSL US”
Trailer Park, the full-service creative agency specializing in content creation, entertainment marketing and 360-degree campaigns, recently announced the appointment of Howard Moggs as Senior Vice President, Development Director. Moggs will be responsible for generating long-term relationships with new partners, building out Trailer Park’s business with both entertainment and brand clients. Moggs brings a proven track … Continue reading “Trailer Park appoints Moggs as Senior VP, Development Director”
BBDO New York earned 10 honors and Wieden+Kennedy earned eight honors, while TBWA\Media Arts Lab had seven honors at the AICP Awards last night. McCann New York had five honors, while Saatchi & Saatchi had four. Leo Burnett had three honors, as did the in-house agency at Apple. Apple’s “Welcome Home,” directed by acclaimed director … Continue reading “Spike Jonze, Tide win best in show at AICP Awards”
Long-time staff producer David Mitchell is named Managing Director of RSA Films. RSA Films has announced Jules Daly, President of the company since 2001, has struck up an independent producing deal with sister company Scott Free Productions under her own banner, Big Red Films. With Daly’s move, long-time commercials producer David Mitchell has been named … Continue reading “RSA Film’s President Daly departs and launches Big Red Films”
Best in Show presented to Editor Jim Haygood of Union Editorial for Taco Bell’s Web of Fries, making him the show’s most-awarded winner. (Culver City — 10 May 2018) Editor Jim Haygood of Union Editorial won the Best in Show at tonight’s 2018 AICE Awards for excellence in the post production arts. Haygood was … Continue reading “AICE Awards — 2018 winners”
(Los Angeles — 24 April 2018) ThinkLA has announced the finalists for the 2018 IDEA Awards. For the eighth year, the association celebrates Southern California’s advertising, marketing, and media superstars and pay tribute to Los Angeles as a hotbed of creativity and brand building. Over the past few months, hundreds of submissions were received from … Continue reading “ThinkLA announces 2018 IDEA awards finalists”
Although the Toyota Camry has traditionally been perceived as a “vanilla” kind of ride, the 2018 model’s bold look inspired a striking multi-channel campaign from several agencies, including Burrell Communications Group.
Titled, Strut, it highlights emotions as consumers become compelled to drive the new Toyota Camry for all the “wrong” reasons.
(Cannes, France — 22 June 2017) FCB took home three more Silver Lions and two Bronze on the third night of the Cannes Lions festival. There were five award ceremonies held in – Entertainment, Entertainment for Music, Design, Media and Product Design.