Compadre Welcomes Executive Creative Director Curtis Doss & Director of Creative Strategy Mika Saulitis

by / June 12, 2019 /

Creative marketing agency Compadre has bolstered its creative team with the additions of Curtis Doss as Executive Creative Director and Mika Saulitis as Director of Creative Strategy.

Doss will be responsible for leading design and creative teams while Saulitis will lead brand strategy, positioning, and marketing assignments for the agency. The two will work closely with Compadre Co-Presidents Chuck Carey and Robert Blatchford and a team of cre[Read More]

Nutella Finds Its Sweet Spot With Terri & Sandy

by / June 12, 2019 /

Ad industry independent, Terri & Sandy, has been named U.S. creative agency of record for Nutella by Ferrero USA, the third largest confectionary company in North America. The decision comes following a competitive review launched this past February. The agency beat out five undisclosed shops for the business, and will lead all creative and strategic duties for Nutella in the U.S.. Terri & Sandy replaces Merkley & Partners, Nut[Read More]

Hostage Films Unites With OPTiONS

by / June 12, 2019 /

Production company and content creation studio Hostage Films has signed Doug Sherin and Kim Griswold of OPTiONS to represent Hostage Films on the West Coast. Hostage Films is the director-driven production company of internationally acclaimed, award-winning talent Ruben Latre and founder/EP Melissa Beth.

Director/DP Latre applies production excellence in both live action and design to projects for ag[Read More]

Uber Elevate Unveils Vision For Urban Air Travel & Goes “Airborne” with Bipolar Studio’s Integrated Campaign

by / June 12, 2019 /

Pioneering tech company Uber has shared the latest news around what’s shaping up to be another revolutionary transportation offering - aerial ride-sharing service Uber Air: Uber Elevate is poised to bring to market for the first time the ability for consumers to use aerial ridesharing within cities as soon as 2023. Uber Elevate handpicked Cannes Mobile Grand Prix and AICP-winning rising star creative and production boutique [Read More]

Human Design Hires Strategy Director Scott Bain and Managing Director Daniel Clarke

by / June 6, 2019 /

Full-service design/advertising agency Human Design has filled two key positions, co-founder and CEO Matt Null announced today. Scott Bain has joined as strategy director and Daniel Clarke was hired as managing director of the new LA office.

“Hiring Dan and Scott is a critical step in the evolution of our agency. Strategy is the key ingredient for all of our campaigns, and we have found two excellent strategists in them,” said Null.

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Walrus Continues to Keep Spirits High For Quality Branded Restaurants

by / June 6, 2019 /

Creative and media agency, Walrus, is once again hitting the streets with a series of humorous ads for restaurant group, Quality Branded; this time with two individual campaigns for its Smith &Wollensky and Quality Eats restaurants. 

For Smith & Wollensky a series of OOH ads are running around midtown Manhattan, along with a full-page print buy in the New York Times, reminding people that the local mainstay does steaks really well. [Read More]

Director Matt Pittroff of Working Stiff Teams With Writer Jeff Collins To Offer Comedy & Critique Of Social Currency In New Short Film “Social Mediation

by / June 6, 2019 /

Nationally renowned comedy Director Matt Pittroff partners with Writer Jeff Collins and longtime Producer Steve Blair on a new short film “Social Mediation.” The PandaBlair Production, stars Allegra Edwards (“Upload”, “Friends From College”) Mark Gessner (“Benders,” “Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll”), Charlie Pollock (“Elementary,” “The Good Fight”) and Nadia Gan (“Mr. Robot,” “The Affair”), and demonstrates [Read More]

Award-winning Director Samir Mallal Signs with Interrogate

by / June 6, 2019 /

Award-winning director Samir Mallal has signed with Interrogate, bringing his emotionally rich brand of storytelling to the production company, which spearheads projects out of its Los Angeles, New York and Sydney, Australia offices.

With an international pedigree, Mallal’s humanity-focused approach gives him a mass appeal that translates across different markets. Tugging at heartstrings is a signature tactic Mallal has refined, dating back [Read More]