Noah Witlin named Creative Director of BusterINK

A veteran of motion picture and TV marketing, Noah Witlin joins BusterINK as Creative Director. The appointment was announced today by Neville Burtis, Executive Creative Director of BusterINK, the Print-Digital division of Stun Creative. Mr. Witlin will report directly to Mr. Burtis.


Bclassic " Classical Comeback" booty shaking ladies still dancing to Dvorak, RIAA update

This is just a heads up that the RIAA takedown notice kerfluffle has been sorted out, and honestly it was just as simple as changing the music bed to another version of the "Dvořák - Symphony No. 9" used in the ad for B-classical music festival. The previous version had 42,977 views on the waveya2011 Youtube channel and a whopping 3,471,206 views on Bclassic's own youtube channel, for those keeping score at home.


David Abbot wanted two very good account men at Doyle Dane Bernbach.

Sadly, David Abbott Dies at Age 75, and as Vinny Warren said, it's as if Advertising just lost its Mick Jagger. An elegant white haired Mick Jagger.


Stun Creative hires Marina Crenna to launch STUN ORIGINALS

Stun Creative, the kings of comedy content aka the award winning creative agency, commercial and branded content production company based in Los Angeles, announced today that it is launching Stun Originals, a production startup that will develop original entertainment programming and content for television and the Web. Stun has hired Maria Crenna, former President of Mandeville Television, to run the unit, under the title President Stun Originals.


Adam Berg Signs to Smuggler London

Smuggler announced today the signing of Adam Berg to its UK office. Previously with Stink outside the US market, the signing means that Smuggler will now be representing the multi award-winning director worldwide for commercials.

The Swedish filmmaker has been with Smuggler in the US for more than a decade, growing from a successful music promo director into a major commercial force. His decision to move over to Smuggler for worldwide representation marks a move towards a consolidated global management for the director.

Adland: - pretty photo prints raise money for Sherpas

Senior editor of Outside magazine Grayson Wyatt is, like so many others, very concerned about the Sherpas after the death of so many on everest, and wants to help.


SAVAGE Signs Neil Tardio Jr.

Bicoastal/International production company SAVAGE has signed Neil Tardio Jr. for US representation. An ability to engage audiences with subtle yet compelling comedy has been a leitmotif throughout Tardio’s career for the likes of Coca Cola, ESPN, AT&T, Volkswagen, Budweiser, Nike and many more.

“Savage is a young, fast growing company and adding talented US directors to our roster is incredibly exciting,” notes SAVAGE exec producer Jay Shapiro, who previously produced on commercials with Tardio for a number of years.

Adland: - free tampons in the mail, paid for by ads.

While women in tech are busy outing brogrammers, and adwomen are busy holding conferences about women in advertising, these three guys decided to start, a company that delivers free tampons to women, together with advertising. Yep, there's a regular monthly subscriber base ripe for special offers and targeted ads right there. You'd think a woman might have thought of it first, but I guess they were too busy with other things.


Golden Wolf sinks its teeth into US Market with Blacklist

NY Based production company Blacklist has signed design and animation studio Golden Wolf to it’s growing roster of talent. Based in London, and now with a home on New York’s Lower East Side, Golden Wolf is known for their design-driven body of work. They specialize in 2d, 3d, Mixed Media, and Motion Graphics projects. The studio is sister company to well known design firm, ilovedust.


TBWA’s Digital Arts Network Announces Addition of Five New Offices Globally

TBWA’s Digital Arts Network (DAN) today announced the addition of five new offices, growing the global branded capability from 18 to 23 offices and from 700 to almost 900 digital specialists.

The new additions extend DAN’s capabilities to Brazil, Israel, Russia, Spain and Switzerland. All of the new outposts have proven digital success in their markets as part of the local TBWA offices.