by / January 30, 2023 /

Crush Yard sends “Dear John” letters to bowling, golf, softball, and tennis in humorous spots from Slugger Creative.

New pickleball restaurant Crush Yard, opening this spring in Mount Pleasant, SC, will take on favored pastimes, and break up with them, in “Dear John” ads throughout the Super Bowl. The brightly colored, text-driven ads from Slugger Creative will run in the Charleston market and are designed to stand[Read More]

Wild Gift Signs the Wildly Gifted Rylee Jean Ebsen

by / January 25, 2023 /

Creative collective Wild Gift, home to some of advertising and entertainment’s most exciting storytellers, welcomes Rylee Jean Ebsen to the company for commercials. A Telly-award winning comedy director and writer, and alumnus of the 2020 Forbes 30 Under 30 list, Ebsen also recently was honored as Best Director at the Women’s Chicago Comedy Film Festival for her short fiction film Boomerang (starring Marin Hinkle of The Marvelous Mrs Maisel), abou[Read More]

SpecialGuest, Espadaysantacruz Studio Launch Creative Agency SpecialGuestX, Bringing Creativity and Technology Together

by / December 16, 2022 /

After several years of successful collaboration, creative agency SpecialGuest of New York and Espadaysantacruz Studio of Madrid, have partnered to launch SpecialGuestX (SGX), the creative agency specializes in imagining new narratives with data, automation and artificial intelligence. SGX combines the creative thinking of SpecialGuest with th[Read More]

Squeak E. Clean Studios Creates New Experiential Production Division

by / December 16, 2022 /

Global creative audio network Squeak E. Clean Studios joins forces with experiential pioneer Tom Webster to create a new experience division with the ambition to help brands procreate, instead of appropriate, culture. With a proven track record working alongside artists, choreographers, and award-winning directors, he will collaborate with brand teams to develop engaging activations that build narratives around cultural moments. As Head of Experienti[Read More]

Outdoor Footwear Leader Merrell Invites Holiday Gift Givers to Hike Into Merrellville 

by / December 15, 2022 /

Now through December 26, global leader in outdoor active footwear, Merrell is raising awareness with a campaign designed to highlight holiday gift-giving.

Seeking a fun and clever way to play off holiday tropes and traditions, Merrell's in-house team collaborated with multi-faceted global production company 1stAveMachine to create a festive campaign with scenes centered on Merrell sh[Read More]

Beutler Ink Captures Myriad Events of 2022 in One Eye-catching Illustration

by / December 13, 2022 /

The infographic gives the agency the opportunity to invite the audience to look back, showing the people, places, and pop culture that shaped the year

Here’s to 2022, the year that Covid and Trump went away—or not. While we’re still dealing with variants of each, the latest trip around the sun was filled with such notable events as when the queen died, Bob Saget died, Serena Williams retired, JLo and Ben Affleck got marr[Read More]

Meghan Mullen Joins Zulu Alpha Kilo as its First Managing Director of the Newly Opened New York Office

by / December 13, 2022 /

Creative company Zulu Alpha Kilo’s partner and chief creative officer, Tim Gordon, announced today that the agency has hired Meghan Mullen as the first managing director of the New York office. 

Mullen joined from Goodby Silverstein & Partners (GS&P), where she led development of the vision for growth as part of the New York leadership team. Prior to GS&P, she spent nearly 11 years at Wieden+Kennedy New York. During her tim[Read More]