Last night I had the pleasure of attending the opening of filmmaker and photographer Josh Soskin's exhibit called Untitled Underwear Project: Portraits Of An Unemcumbered Life in Los Angeles. More specifically, Venice, at Windospace.
This year’s Creative Circle winners have been announced with Wieden+Kennedy winning the night’s biggest award – ‘Gold of Golds’ – for the Honda ‘The Other Side’ campaign. If you're struggling to remember this brilliant piece of work - firstly, what's wrong with you - and secondly: check it out immediately. The Other Side tells a tightly knitted and visually immaculate parallel story, with the viewer switching from one plot to the other by holding the 'R' key on their keyboard.
When people think of North Korea the first thing that comes to mind after mass starvation and cult of personality leaders is the fact it's been isolated from the rest of the word for more than half a decade. The implications of this are wide ranging, but perhaps most interesting is that the Korean language has changed since the separation of the two countries. As a result, North Korean defectors often find themselves in their homeland but unable to speak the language.
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.”
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.
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.
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.