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NuContext & Founder/Executive Producer Angela Guice Celebrate 15 Years of Success

Specializing in the conception, production, and post-production of promotional marketing campaigns and branded content for film and television series,

Havoc Content Re-Launches & Expands
Under New Owner/EP Leslie Harro

The company has re-launched with a new vision, a new brand, and a new owner — Executive Producer Leslie Harro.

RE:Store Launches First Free Ad Campaign for LA-Based Black-owned Business Hurt by COVID-19

The company lends the hardest-hit Black-owned businesses of Los Angeles much-needed creative advertising execution, including credits provided in part

The Directors Bureau Welcomes Doron Max Hagay

Director Of SNL Shorts, Digital Series & Vimeo Staff Pick Indie Films Takes On Branded Content

Walt Becker Joins Filmmaking Collective Bullitt

Becker is a director, screenwriter, producer, and author whose films have grossed close to a billion dollars worldwide.

Lucky 21 and Lucky Post Go To Camp Lucky

Sister companies Lucky 21 and Lucky Post have officially united as collective studio Camp Lucky a place where creativity and lasting relationships thr

Innovative Director Amber Park Joins Expanding Family of Filmmakers & Storytellers at Believe Media

Park has signed with Believe Media for representation worldwide.

Cut+Run Promotes Brian Mulvey To Senior Producer

Mulvey has produced notable projects spanning many genres, from comedy spots to music videos, feature films, and commercials.

Labelium Americas launches "Labelium Play"

Leading Global E-commerce Performance Agency Debuts Practice Dedicated to Integrating Brands into Gaming and Digital Entertainment

Flamin' Hot Lies

In the 1959 Alfred Hitchcock movie North By Northwest Cary Grant plays an advertising executive caught up in a web of espionage and intrigue.

Not Washing Your Face Before Bed is a Big Problem. So Bioré® Created a Big Reminder

Forgetting to wash your face before bed is the ultimate skin sin. Yet so many of us do it.

Multi-hyphenate Eric Andre Joins Bullitt For Commercial Representation

Comedian, actor and director Eric Andre's collaboration with Bullitt marks his official foray into directing in the branded content and advertisi

Hiatus Celebrates Third Anniversary & Welcomes Editor Joe Kell

Creative editorial & Post-production boutique Hiatus celebrates its Third Anniversary this month in April and welcomes new Editor Joe Kell.

Green The Bid Adds More Industry Leaders To Advisory Board

Green The Bid, the grassroots initiative and community supporting the advertising industry in shifting to zero-waste, net-carbon neutral, sustainable

Labelium scores a hat-trick, recruits three top executives.

Leading Global Digital Performance Agency Hires Trio of Seasoned Marketing Professionals as it Continues its Explosive Growth in the Americas

Believe Media Signs Impossible Brief For Global Representation; Director/Designer Duo Joins Family of Filmmakers & Storytellers

Directing team Impossible Brief (Director/Designers James Zwadlo & Chris Levett) are bringing their vast creative talents to Believe Media.

ITV skip all ads after Prince Philip's death to bring uninterrupted obituary coverage

As news came out, ITV bosses decided to scrap all adverts after Prince Philip's death on Friday at the age of 99, to allow for uninterrupted news

Augustus Punch Brings Innovative Creativity To The Directors Bureau

Directing duo Augustus Punch signs with The Directors Bureau for US representation.

ArtClass Signs Director/Creative Director Shaun Collings

Bicoastal production company ArtClass has signed Director Shaun Collings for commercial, promo, and branded content representation.

Definition 6 Welcomes Emmy-Winning Mixer/Sound Designer Ted Marcus

At Definition 6, Marcus has already completed work for Nickelodeon, CBS Sports, HBO, and EPIX.

Acclaimed Production Industry Veterans Launch Wild Gift

David Mitchel and Tomer DeVito have launched Wild Gift, a production company that’s home to an incredibly accomplished roster of established director

Lauren Hertzberg Promoted to Partner of Cut+Run

Lauren Hertzberg has been made a partner and has assumed the role of Managing Partner.

Wild Card Creative Group Expands Female Leadership Team, hires Tynesha Williams as ECD of 3AM Division

The creative content group hires Tynesha Williams as ECD of 3AM Division

Believe Media Welcomes Filmmaker & Storyteller Hoj Jomehri Into Its Family of Directors

Director Hoj Jamehri has joined the branded content and commercial roster at Believe Media.

Director Julian Acosta Joins The Directors Bureau

The Directors Bureau welcomes multi-talented director Julian Acosta to its roster.

Preymaker Expands Production Team

100% Cloud Native Company Continues to Build Its Unique Offering by Adding Industry Veterans Zachary Fortin and Bridgette Doran

Director/Photographer Zen Sekizawa Signs With WoodShop; Company Continues to Expand Diverse Directorial Roster

Director/Photographer Zen Sekizawa has signed with WoodShop, as the company continues to expand its diverse directorial roster this year.
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Shaggy's "It wasn't me" Super bowl ad song previously used in joint Bank & Dubai police anti-fraud campaign

Shaggy was one of the many celebrities who appeared in the 2021 Super Bowl commercials, as he revived his hit song "It wasn't me" for C

Wondros Collective Welcomes Beauty & Lifestyle Director/Photographer Ondrea Barbe To Diverse Roster

Wondros Collective has welcomed beauty & lifestyle Director/Photographer Ondrea Barbe.

Dentsu to cut 6,000 jobs overseas as part of restructuring

The previously announced reorganization will eliminate redundancies and reduce agency brands from 160 to six.

Patrick Quinn, co-founder of ALS Ice Bucket challenge has died

Quinn co-created the challenge that became a viral sensation with celebrities taking part, died Sunday, age 37.
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Battery Hires Danielle Tarris as new head of production

Danielle is an accomplished producer and very active in diversity and inclusion initiatives in the industry.

Bar chain "Shotluckan" proclaims themselves their own country to avoid 10 pm ban on alcohol sales

A Swedish bar-chain named, roughly translated, "The Shot spot" and with the motto "Life's too short to sip drinks" has procla

Creating a logo that becomes a meme, while others reap the financial benefit

Pakistani designer, minimalist and self-confessed type-o-holic Owais Riaz created the logo meme of 2020 back in June, which reached the front page of

TikTok ad agency hostage and Ransoming the ransomers

This week I got stuck into one of the more interesting advertising industry social media incidents that I've seen.

VERYSERIOUS are very serious and have taken agency social media accounts HOSTAGE

Very serious have taken social media accounts, specifically TikTok accounts, hostage.

Type Directors Club launches awards, names juries, campaign by Sunday Afternoon

Established in 1946, TDC celebrates and amplifies the power of typography and serves as a global community united by the shared belief that type drive

Fred & Farid and JCDecaux launch an uplifting campaign in US

#WeKeepGoing 150 slogans promoting positivity and resiliency in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Boston.

The One Club and Type Directors Club Agree to Merge, Offering Fresh Reset on TDC Programs and Focus

Below please find important news for art directors and graphic designers: The One Club for Creativity announced a merger agreement with the Type Direc

Syn Presents New Collection Of Multi-Genre Music Collection Made In Japan

Two-Year Long Recording and Producing Project Now Available
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Pantone launches new shade of red to end menstruation stigma

A campaign by color matching company aims to ‘emboldens people who menstruate to feel proud of who they are’

Smucker’s corporate identity evolution turns over a new leaf

Smucker's, the company which in consumer's minds is synonymous with fruits and berry jams, has revamped its logo in order to more accurately

Mazda USA appoints Brad Audet CMO

Audet had been with Mazda's agency of record, Garage Team Mazda, for the past seven years.

CNN's Van Jones to keynote The One Club's global Where Are All The Black People free online diversity conference

CNN’s Van Jones to Keynote The One Club’s Global “Where Are All The Black People” Diversity Conference 10th year of the conference goes global

New agency Will launches in Los Angeles vowing to fight cancel culture

The agency aims to include creatives from across the ideological spectrum, and get back to the basis of creative idea-based work that sells.

The One Club names first 15 Black creatives for free ONE School portfolio program

We’re proud to announce the first-ever class of 15 Black creatives accepted for the ONE School free portfolio program.

Airbnb bans house parties worldwide

The rental property disruption company is now just like your parents.

Netflix apologizes for using artwork that sexualizes children to promote controversial film

The streaming service removed the poster but not the controversial film.

New Los Angeles Women's Soccer team Angel City taps Battery, R/GA and Plural as partners

Late last month, the National Women's Soccer League awarded the exclusive right to found a professional women's team in Los Angeles to a con

ADLEAK: Whistleblowers invited

AdLeaker is an anonymous whistleblower hotline where concerned insiders can securely release tips, documents, data, and other information about the ad
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Erich Funke Launches NineLives Group Under One Worldwide Virtual Roof

A Global Consortium of Advertising and Marketing Specialists Without Traditional Agency Costs and Constraints
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Omelet advertising sued for whistleblower retaliation against employee

According to NBC Los Angeles, ACD Tiffani Harcrow is suing Omelet, "alleging she was wrongfully fired in May for expressing concerns about the ho

Rick Wilson travels back in time to shame Domino's, gets ass handed to him.

In today's Boomer news, Republican Strategist Rick Wilson attempted to pwn Domino's pizza today for committing the sin of responding to a Tw
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Transgender activist and model Munroe Bergdorf makes peace with L’Oréal

L'Oréal Paris fired Munroe Bergdorf in 2017, then faced criticism for hypocrisy after embracing Black Lives Matter last week

Dentsu evacuated Tokyo HQ over bomb threat

L.A.-based Battery is offering free marketing services for local small businesses

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"Remote Filming" software launches for global production industry use - nice timing.

Believe it or not, Remote Filming was actually in development long before Coronavirus showed up giving budding filmmakers ample opportunity for empty

HUN Wine launches brand with outdoor campaign at the worse possible time.

"This is the worst time to launch a new brand." TBWA London admits, but then they used this as an opportunity to stand out.

Trump 2020 - Pelosi "let them eat ice-cream" (2020) :90 (USA)

Political advertising is its own genre and is very different in different countries.

Furloughed ad industry workers created ad collective "Not Fur’Long" to help small business clients in need

A group of advertising creatives who are currently being paid not to work, decided to get together and work for clients who can't pay them.

Dutch government pay social media influencers for "alone together" Covid-19 campaign, but how much?

Don't you worry about those poor social influencers, in times of quarantine when they can't pose in sunsets on the beach or do yoga with a v

Wu-Tang and Steak-umm: A tale of two brands

While every last brand and their mother has jumped on the repetitive k e e p y o u r d i s t a n c e bandwagon, some are doing so in a relevant way

Your tech overloads want to monitor your every move.

Not content to merely harvest your private information, your driving whereabouts, music listening tastes and spending habits, as well as recognizing y

Silent London: The Sound of our Isolated Capital

Haunting and beautiful but in sound and vision. Have to say I love this idea.
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Luckie Helps Regions Bank Shift Ad Buy To Instead Support Food Banks

Ad agency Luckie and client Regions Bank, today announced the donation of 100% of their advertising inventory (:15 and :30 TV, digital ads, paid soci

Musicians and labels are adapting to the Coronavirus Age

With furloughs and layoffs of fulltime staff and freelance gigs disappearing, this month has been rough for a lot of people in advertising.

School buses have been repurposed to deliver wifi hotspots for pupils studying from home.

Creativity truly blooms in a crisis.

Minecraft now offering educational content

Zara owner offers to make scrubs for Spanish hospitals

Everybody is separating their logos due to Corona virus.

As the Olympics of 2020 are cancelled, we may as well expect Cannes Lions and a dozen other awards shows to be as well.

Swedish hotel Stadt in Lidköping opens 67 pop-up restaurants due to Corona social distancing.

As a creative response in this crisis in order to still attract business, Stadt in Lidköping opens 67 pop-up restaurants.
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Tesco relaunches dark skin tone band-aids with a bloody double entendre

"It's about bloody time" reads the cheeky headline.

Salons in UK refusing gossip magazines after Caroline Flack's suicide

Beau Boutique Salon in Kent has started a small salon revolution.
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Diet Madison Avenue Defamation case moves forward.

Ralph Watson, former chief creative officer of CP+B’s Boulder office, has filed a defamation lawsuit against Diet Madison Avenue, an anonymous Instagr

Nubian Skin wins TFL's diversity in advertising competition, Mayor Sadiq Khan gets backlash on Twitter

The Nubian Skin billboard above was this year's winner of the TFL's competition to improve ethnic diversity in advertising.
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Planters ditches their "death of Mr Peanut" Superbowl ad, moves "rebirth" up to earlier in game

Planters has wisely decided that the commercial showing Mr Peanut plunging to his death isn't appropriate at this time, and will instead air only
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FOX is keeping the two campaign ads in quarantine, so no products air with Trump nor Bloomberg ads

Fox has decided to run ads from President Donald Trump and Michael Bloomberg in separate breaks.

Digital ads now stalk you home, and enter your mailbox.

The Washington Post’s Heather Kelly reports: As people become numb to targeted digital ads that follow them across social media and into their email i
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Ryan Reynolds doesn't buy a Super Bowl ad, goes viral with single page NYT ad

"Everyone’s buying ads so I bought one too. Not on TV. In the @nytimes. #classy"

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