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Jonathan Hooker Launches Oblio: A Creatively Technical Digital Agency

Award-winning digital innovator Jonathan Hooker is pleased to announce the launch of Oblio, a highly technical digital production agency that straddles the line between technology and art.

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Little Minx Signs Multitalented Young Director Caleb Slain

Little Minx is pleased to welcome rising directorial talent Caleb Slain to their diverse team of acclaimed filmmakers.

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MTA bans all political ads in response to "Kill all jews" billboard

Adland reported that Judge John Koeltl ruled that the MTA had to run an ad by The American Freedom Defense Initiative that read “Killing Jews is Worship that draws us close to Allah,” as well as “That’s His Jihad. What’s yours?”. The MTA had other plans and announced on Wednesday that all political and religious ads are banned from the transit system. The new policy, which was effective immediately, was passed by the MTA board in a 9-2 vote.

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Rome bans "sexist advertising" to appear within city limits.

On Monday Rome Mayor Ignazio Marino announced a new regulatory plan on advertising in the city of Rome, which will take effect in the coming days. To quote the mayor, advertising space would be prohibited to those who "use women's bodies or launch sexist messages".

"City advertising space will be able to be sold only to those who respect the rules in the new regulatory plan and so a woman's body can't be associated with images that objectify it or portray it in a sexist way"

Marino said.

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Sonzero Films Boosts Production Power through Strategic Link with Hollywood’s Siren Studios

LOS ANGELES—Sonzero Films, the production company of award-winning advertising director Jim Sonzero, has found a new home at Siren Studios, Hollywood. The company’s new digs include contemporary office space on the Siren campus, and ready access to the studio’s expansive shooting space, production resources and other amenities. Siren features eight shooting stages on a secure lot that are particularly well suited to the type of high-end celebrity, fashion and beauty work for which Sonzero enjoys an international reputation.

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Carlsberg asks "Are you Beer body ready" spoofing Protein World

I suppose a congratulations are in order for Protein World whose trolling as a social media strategy made their Beach Body ad as famous as "Hello Boys" once was.

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The Most Terrible fatal car crash ever - Intouch outsmarts youtube crash viewers

Dashboard cameras are common in Russia, and some of the most widely viewed youtube clips in Russia are of car accidents recorded on dashboard cameras. Armed with this insight, the INTOUCH Insurance company, which stands for responsible driving, wanted to convey the dreadful consequences of speeding to drivers - using the dashboard clips in a different way. BBDO Russia Group created a ten minute dash cam clip that shows a routine trip on a sunny day, and as the long clip drags on viewers get impatient and start using the scroll bar to try and find the accident.

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