Effie Announces ‘5 For 50’ Shortlist

by / May 22, 2019 /

Global Award Marks Effie’s 50thAnniversary and Recognizes Brands with Enduring Success

Effie announced today the finalists of the global ‘5 for 50’ Effie Award, which recognizes brands that have made Effie history and continue to grow, be effective and future-focused.  The award marks the nonprofit’s 50thyear as the leading global authority on marketing effectiveness.[Read More]

Walrus Offers (Comedic) Relief in New Campaign for Colace

by / May 22, 2019 /

The #1 doctor recommended stool softener brand, Colace, is taking a candid and comedic approach to normalizing the conversation around constipation-- a condition affecting an estimated 63 million people in North America alone. 

In its latest national push from creative and media agency, Walrus, the brand is taking to YouTube pre-roll and :30 ads on Hulu in a uniquely clever way, playing off the many unpleasant things that keep people waiting on such platforms---like boring advertisem[Read More]

Editorial Powerhouses Cut+Run and The Quarry Are Teaming Up in the US Market

by / May 16, 2019 /

Creativity grows through the connection of brilliant and daring minds. In the coolest of collaborations, Cut+Run is joining forces with The Quarry, some of the most creative and awarded film editors in the UK. This transformational partnership will see the editors of London-based The Quarry continue to expand their presence stateside while editing projects through Cut+Run.

For the last two decades, The Qu[Read More]

Butter Music and Sound Adds Bicoastal ECDs Tim Kvasnosky and Aaron Kolter

by / April 20, 2019 /

Santa Monica International music shop Butter Music and Sound has expanded its in-house creative offerings with the addition of two new Executive Creative Directors, with Tim Kvasnosky (pictured left) taking the helm in Los Angeles and Aaron Kotler (pictured right) in New York. The newly-appointed ECDs will maintain creative oversight on all projects going through the Los Angeles and New York offices, managing workflow across staff and freelance talen[Read More]

Bullitt Welcomes Director Geordie Stephens

by / April 18, 2019 /

Director Geordie Stephens has joined the Bullitt family of directors. His diverse body of work is defined by tapping simple human truths and unexpected situations to produce genuine emotion and comedic impact. The ongoing conversation between brand and viewer has been explored throughout Stephens’ career both on as a director and as an agency creative.

Raised by in an artistic community by radical parents, Geordie was a world-class gymnast[Read More]

This Week Marks 20 Years Since Columbine, New Social Film has Students Asking ‘Are We Next?’

by / April 18, 2019 /

Gun violence in schools remains one of the country's most devastating issues, even though 20 years have passed since Columbine. The New York Times stated this week that all researchers agree, "Columbine became a touchstone for some of this country's most unhinged." Creative agency BooneOakley partnered with Station Film and director Scott Corbett, and talked to students about the issue. Over and over again they heard one thing: students don't feel safe at school and are constantly wondering i[Read More]