Sick of seeing all the free-flowing rosé, amazing Cannes houses rented for the cool people, party pictures and bikini shots already? Well, isn't it nice that the CANNESCELLATION Chrome plugin exists then?
In 2011, Grey Group flew a banner over Cannes reminding people that their agency was "Famousily Effective". For some this was just another silly publicity stunt, but to others it represented something more significant. I believe what we saw was a real and noteworthy shift in the zeitgeist where Cannes became as much about an opportunity to show off and ‘be seen’, as it ever was about celebrating creativity.
Over at The Week a their correspondent Ryan Cooper, who has written for Washington Monthly, The New Republic, and the Washington Post but as far as I know not worked in advertising or PR, has some advice for brands (or #brands ) about Gamergate, in this 'open letter to brands'.
Los Angeles— Accomplice Media has signed German director Lino Russell for exclusive representation in the United States. Russell, who was educated in the United States and England, is an automotive and visual specialist known for his technical skill, dynamic visuals, deft handling of talent and ability to craft vivid stories. His credits include Audi, Ferrari, BMW, Alfa Romeo, Volkswagen, Toyota, Chevrolet and other global car brands.
Twitter brought on revolutions, they said, and I'm inclined to agree, but not in the way you think. While twitter was used to communicate during the uprising in Egypt, despite Vodaphone shutting down network services, and twitter increasingly beat the news deadlines with any social unrest or breaking news story, the revolution isn't in that strangers can communicate over hashtags.
On the heels of their breakout project “Prime Musical” for Amazon, ArsenalFX Founder Mark Leiss launches Santa Monica, California-based content creation studio ArsenalCreative alongside ECD Kaan Atilla and EP Cortney Haile.