Engine Signs Credible, Leading Consumer Finance Marketplace

by / March 30, 2021 /

ENGINE, a global full-service media and marketing services company, announced today it has signed Credible as a client. Credible (credible.com) is a leading consumer finance marketplace that enables consumers to compare instant, accurate prequalified rates from multiple financial institutions for mortgages, student loans and personal loans.

ENGINE competed against four other agencies for the business, which it won last month. The scope of work[Read More]

Special Group U.S. Appoints Caroline Jackson as Managing Director and Kelsey Hodgkin as Head of Strategy

by / March 30, 2021 /

Special Group U.S. is expanding its leadership team. The global independent creative company has named Caroline Jackson as its managing director and Kelsey Hodgkin as head of strategy for its growing U.S. office, and will join as partners alongside chief creative officer, William Gelner who launched the shop in October 2020.

Jackson, a native of Australia, is joining Special Group U.S. from Interpublic Group’s Elephant, where she was managi[Read More]

Ghetto Film School Brings Up The Future of Film In Newly Released PSA

by / March 30, 2021 /

Ghetto Film School’s new short film “What’s in a Name” amplifies GFS’s goal to give platforms to people whose stories are not always told and volume to voices often unheard. The film, via agency W+K NY, edited by Aika Miyake and produced by Bryght Young Things, pushes against some of the stereotypes and conventions that society often attributes to creatives and filmmakers of color and what they are (or aren’t) capable of.  The film feature[Read More]

‘A Beautiful Curse” Reunites Writer/Director Martin Garde Abildgaard, Les Producers’ Rikke Katborg & Francois Chilot, and Union Editor Marco Perez

by / March 29, 2021 /

“A Beautiful Curse,” the feature debut of writer/director Martin Garde Abildgaard, will have its World Premiere at this year’s Cinequest Film & Creativity Festival, held virtually March 20-30. Filmed in 2019, the story is startlingly prescient: a lovestruck photographer (Mark Strepan) visits an island whose inhabitants, including the object of his affection (Olivia Vinall), are hit with a mysterious sleeping phenomenon. Equal parts suspense, fantasy, and romance, “A Beautiful Curs[Read More]

Director Visionnaire Adrian De Sa Garces Arrives at Eleanor

by / March 29, 2021 /

Known for infusing fresh, shape-shifting ideas into everything he creates, Adrian De Sa Garces brings his visual mastery to the American market by signing with Eleanor. Adrian’s multi-focused approach to direction has enabled him to explore many different aspects of his craft, including a natural gift for humor, an efficiency for complex VFX and an arresting aesthetic sensibility.

Baptized in the fires of 2020, Eleanor has risen to become a champi[Read More]

Entertainment Marketing Agency Wild Card Creative Group Names New ECD Of Its Creative Content Studio 3AM, Expanding Formidable Female Leadership Team

by / March 10, 2021 /

The leading worldbuilding creative studio 3AM, a division of entertainment marketing agency Wild Card Creative Group, has recruited former Cashmere Agency VP Group Creative Director Tynesha Williams as Executive Creative Director. The announcement was made today by Tara DeVeaux, Managing Director, 3AM.

“Tynesha is a daring creative and problem solver with a history of creating cult[Read More]

AKKURAT Studios Raises “Barre” in New “Ballerina” Film for Mercedes Benz G-Class Campaign

by / March 9, 2021 /

In Mercedes Benz’s latest spot, produced by Los Angeles and Berlin-based AKKURAT Studios for Antoni Garage, director Francisco Sendino opens the film by treating viewers to a beautiful ballet performance. Soon, the dance transitions and takes everyone on an exciting, wild ride. It’s all part of the brand's campaign story in paying homage to the luxury brand’s G-Class off-roader and its most iconic interior feature that’s been adorning the vehicle for 42 years – the grab handle bar. [Read More]

New PSA Examines Experiences of Transgender Survivors with a Message that RAINN is Here for Everyone

by / March 8, 2021 /

This International Women’s Day, RAINN (Rape, Abuse, & Incest National Network) has partnered with director Samantha Scaffidi of SMUGGLER and creative agency MIRIMAR to develop and craft a powerful awareness piece that highlights the fear and violence transgender women face every day. The public service announcement shows how RAINN supports all abuse survivors.

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