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Mellow Mushroom: Follow Us And We’ll Follow You

Back when Kidsleepy lived in Atlanta, Mellow Mushroom was the place to get some serious pie. It was also the place that had stoner mushrooms as mascots. Not much has changed, thankfully. The southern chain is still getting its strangeness on, in over 100 cities. Fitzgerald+CO aims to get more people following Mellow Mushroom on Twitter and Facebook, by having Mellow Mushroom follow them back. Literally. And with good reason: winners will get free pizza for a year. Imagine the munchies you could quell….


Heckler and Koch catalog, do you see what I see?

Look, Heckler and Koch I know you make some of the blastingest kablooiest (yes, those are the scientific terms) bang-bangs (that too) in the world, but the people in charge of creating your catalog need to step it up a notch. The 2007 gaffe here is making me blush. Man, I'd kill - eh - work really hard to get you as a client, and if I did have your business I wouldn't put the bullets in backwards.


Tweetphony makes music from your tweets

Dutch music ensemble Metropole Orchestra's subsidy is being threatened. So to save the orchestra and create awareness, Havas Worldwide Netherlands and digital shop Perfect Fools have created Tweetphony.

That's Tweetphony, like Symphony. Geddit?


2nd Annual THE A-LIST Hollywood Branded Entertainment Awards Announces Call For Entries

Recognizing excellence in the rapidly expanding space known as Branded Entertainment.

Hollywood, CA. ––THE A-LIST AWARDS today announces the Call for Entries for its second annual The A-LIST Hollywood Branded Entertainment Awards. Celebrating the fastest growing segment of the advertising and marketing industry, the Branded Entertainment Awards recognize outstanding achievement in branded content for film, television, music, web, mobile content and game media. The deadline for entries is November 9, 2012.


Treehouse Appoints Jeremy Besser as Executive Producer

Former executive producer at Directorz plans to develop the company into a post-production leader.

DALLAS—Jeremy Besser, a producer with more than 28 years of experience in the Dallas advertising industry, has joined the editorial boutique Treehouse. Formerly executive producer and partner at the commercial production company Directorz, Besser will oversee operations, direct sales and serve as chief liaison between the company and its advertising agency and production company clients.


Real Snake Championship

Even though Nokia is having some issues as of late, that's no reason to celebrate the awesomeness that is the little pre-installed video game Snake.

Y'all remember the video game Snake, right? The premise was simple. Eat as much as you can, grow big, and try not to run into yourself. It came pre-installed on Nokia phones back in the late 80's.


The Ant Farm Wins Four Key Art Awards

Entertainment advertising agency honored for its work on campaigns promoting Activision and Sega games, as well as Martin Scorsese’s George Harrison documentary.

Los Angeles—The Ant Farm, a leading entertainment advertising agency, took home four awards at the 41st Annual Hollywood Reporter Key Art Awards held Wednesday night at the Cinerama Dome in Hollywood. The Key Art Awards are the entertainment industry’s most recognized awards for advertising and communications.


European Mainstay Platige Opens Shop In NYC

After more than 15 years of developing groundbreaking VFX and post-production work from its Warsaw bunker, the Oscar- and Emmy-nominated, BAFTA-winning Platige has arrived in the U.S. The newly launched NYC studio extends the reach of the company’s Warsaw headquarters to the US market, and will service all areas of CG, animation, and VFX in advertising, broadcast and film.