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Powerhouse Director Jim Sonzero Joins Forces with Andrew Hall Management for West Coast Representation

Celebrity Director Jim Sonzero of Sonzero Films has joined forces with Andrew Hall Management for representation on the West Coast. Sonzero has earned an international reputation in many genres; he is known for his superb visual craftsmanship, technical execution and storytelling skills.
“Jim has a fantastic eye, evident in his attention to detail, the way he frames a shot and his use of light,” Hall says. “He’s also a great problem solver. He brings a lot to the table—which is extremely valuable in today’s advertising environment—with his flexibility, creativity and technical expertise.”

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Burger King releases Whopper mens perfume (again)

Remember firemeetsdesire in 2008? No? Then perhaps you recall Piers Morgan doing his best Burt Reynolds stretching out nude on a fur selling firemeetsdesire in 2009? Okay, fine, it's all brand new to you, so here's the deal; Burger King Japan are making a 'Flame-Grilled' fragrance, for reals, including the seductive perfume ads to go with it.

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DNA Signs Award-Winning British Director Robert Hales

DNA is pleased to announce the addition of award-winning music video and commercial director Robert Hales.

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Vote for London's best Adland-lord. That is the landlord at your agency pub.

The Red Brick Road have made an extremely useful map of all the good pubs near London ad agencies, and want you to vote for the best landlord in an advertising pub. Or "Adland-lord" for puntastic new word invention. Use the hashtag #AdlandLords to spread the link on twitter and check the Adland-lord map here to cast your vote.

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L.A. Agency "Pitch" hosts SheSays Global Creative Network for Women event March 25

Pitch, the full-service creative advertising agency based in Los Angeles, will host “Top Guns,” a recurring mentorship event sponsored by SheSays, the only global creative network for women. Profiling women in leadership positions in creative industries, “Top Guns” events include forums in which leaders discuss how they made it where they are today and outline strategies for those who want to climb to C-level positions.

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London International Awards announce Matt Eastwood & John Mescall as 2015 Jury Presidents

London International Awards (LIA) have named Matt Eastwood, Worldwide Chief Creative Officer of JWT, and John Mescall, Global Executive Creative Director of McCann Worldwide, as 2015 Jury Presidents. Eastwood will preside over the Print, Poster and Billboard jury whilst Mescall will head up the jury for the TV/Cinema/Online Film category.

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Starbucks wants to talk about race - #NewStarbucksDrinks hijacks conversation

Starbucks are running the above ads in the New York Times and USA Today, and are encouraging their baristas to discuss race with customers by writing "race together" on the starbucks cups.

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BUTCHER Welcomes Editor Nick Pezzillo to their Talented Team

Award-winning post production company BUTCHER is pleased to announce the addition of rising talent, Editor Nick Pezzillo, to their creative roster.

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