This Giving Tuesday, Only One Wants You to Help Save Our Oceans With #AllHandsonDeck Campaign

by / December 1, 2020 /

Recently launched ocean conservation platform, Only One, has launched an #AllHandsonDeck Giving Tuesday campaign to inspire individuals to sign up as members of The Tide and help support marine causes they care about this year.

Only One is asking ocean lovers to sign up and become members of The Tide, a community of supporters that give monthly to support ocean stories and solutions to help rebuild marine life this decade. More than 4,300 pe[Read More]

Meijer Breaks New Holiday Advertising That Takes “Believe” Message Into the Covid Era, Created By Biscuit Filmworks’ Noam Murro and The Distillery Project

by / December 1, 2020 /

Hopeful message tells viewers “Christmas is Coming”

Midwestern retail chain Meijer launched “You Better Not Pout,” its latest holiday commercial, on Black Friday, Nov. 27, which chronicles a family’s attempt to celebrate a COVID-impacted Christmas.

The work was created by Chicago-based independent advertising agency The Distillery Project (TDP) and doesn’t feature any imagery of stores or merchandise. Instead, the focus is on one family as they decorate th[Read More]

Cloud-Native Creative + Tech Studio Preymaker Announces Three New Hires

by / November 24, 2020 /

On the heels of the October launch of Preymaker by industry leaders Angus Kneale, Melanie Wickham and Verity Grantham, the creative and technology studio announces three key hires. Jasper Kidd, Alan McSeveney and Jamie Scott, have joined the team. They bring a broad range of experience which includes collaborations with the industry’s top directors on high-profile awarding winning work.

“Preymaker is built on three key pillars: technology, creativity and most importantly, our peop[Read More]

BUCK Develops Design System for the First-Ever Virtual New Yorker Festival

by / November 24, 2020 /


LA and New York based BUCK has unveiled its design work for the 2020 New Yorker Festival—the magazine’s first virtual ​version—which was described as “an eclectic mix of conversations, performances, and experiences featuring some of the most talented and influential figures of our time.” The New Yorker Festival ran Oct. 5- 11, in which discussions ranging from comedy to polit[Read More]

Director Akil Gibbons Joins Strike Anywhere

by / November 19, 2020 /

Award-winning director Akil Gibbons joins the Strike Anywhere roster, making this his first official commercial representation. With a background in work for studios and networks, Gibbons’ powerfully affecting films educate and inspire while earning tens of millions of online views.

Gibbons has directed, produced and presented film and television specials for VICE Media, The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, Google, Sony Pictures, Netflix,[Read More]

“Black Joy Manifesto,” Edited By Cut+Run’s Aika Miyake for PASSERINE, Is A Poetic Celebration of Black Lives

by / November 19, 2020 /

“Black Joy Manifesto” is a short film and poetic love letter to the beauty and importance of Black lives. Created by PASSERINE’s Adam Tillman-Young and Shalonda Cornitcher and edited by Cut+Run’s Aika Miyake, the film features a wide variety of portraits, some static, all vibrant, set to a celebratory, emotive voice-over that speaks uplifting truths: Dear Black people, You’ve moved mountains, you've moved minds, you’ve made joy in rich supply.

“Our intention is to celebr[Read More]

Director Brandt Lewis Joins Sanctuary

by / November 18, 2020 /

An accomplished creative and director, Brandt Lewis brings his brand of effortless humor to the roster of talent at Sanctuary Content. The signing marks Lewis’ first exclusive representation as a commercial director.

With a rich history in the world of advertising, Lewis earned his stripes as an art and creative director at some of the industry’s top agencies including Deutsch, Crispin Porter + Bogusky, 72andSunny, and Wieden+Kennedy. [Read More]