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Dabitch in uniform, Sweden circa 1989

Adland resurrected - heck we do it to dead movie stars and ad slogans, so why not Adland itself.

I suppose I should apologize for the long absence. It was a forced vacation if you will.

ThinkLA Names New Executive Director : Don Lupo

Susan Franceschini has stepped down as Executive Director of ThinkLA after leading the association for 17 years.

Andy Main appointed as global chief executive officer of Ogilvy

Global Head of Deloitte Digital succeeds John Seifert, who announced his plans to step down in April this year

Pulse Films Signs Director Haley Elizabeth Anderson

Los Angeles, USA. Wednesday 1st July 2020: Pulse Films have announced the signing of director Haley Elizabeth Anderson to its roster.

Sparks launches Sans Bornes

Sparks Productions is pleased to announce the launch of a new division entitled Sans Bornes.

Band-Aid® plans to launch a range of bandages that "embrace the beauty of diverse skin"

Band-aid® have finally caught up and have announced that they are "committed to launching a range of bandages in light, medium and deep shades of

Lucky Expands Design & Animation Representation With Award-Winning Talent

Lucky has expanded through creative partnerships with award-winning, versatile talent whose work is bold, memorable, and diverse.

Creativity Meets Compassion: KEEPGOING Virtual Gallery Fundraiser Launches With Hundreds Of Images From Notable Directors & DPs Worldwide

Prints Available For Sale Support Industry Freelancers VIa The Motion Picture & Television Fund The film industry supports 2.1 million jobs in

Photographer/Director Pari Dukovic joins Good Company and goes After Hours with the Weeknd for Variety

New York-based photographer/director Pari Dukovic brings his far-ranging talents to shoot the Weeknd for the cover story of Variety.
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The One Club Offers Free COVID-19 Jobs Board to help global industry during pandemic

Simple resource created to help global job seekers find openings at agencies, design studios, production companies and brands.

Taskade announces 6-month free upgrade to its Pro version to help teams working from home.

Taskade, a Y-Combinator backed startup, launches a real-time organization and collaboration platform for distributed teams.

LIA Cancels 2020 Awards and Creative LIAisons - Will Resume in 2021

LIA (London International Awards) today announced that the 2020 awards and their associated Creative LIAisons program have been cancelled for 2020.

The Fifth appoints LADbible’s Sam Coleman to lead commercial strategy

he Fifth, a full-service influencer marketing and talent agency backed by News UK, today announces the appointment of Sam Coleman as Commercial Direct

Raffles Milano - 15 scholarships for the International Masters in Design and Fashion

Have you ever fancied the idea of living in Milano as a budding Designer, soaking in all the inspiration from Zona Tortona to the historical sights?

Hecho studios hires live nation alum Adam Milano as head of development

Independent content maker expands leadership team as it reports explosive growth.

Comedy Director Amber Schaefer Joins Caviar for US Commercial & Branded Content Representation

Los Angeles-based Amber Schaefer brings her pitch-perfect comedy direction to the Caviar roster.

BAFTA-Winning Director John Crowley Signs to RSA Films

RSA Films welcomes award-winning theatre and film director John Crowley to the UK/US commercial roster.

Brandon Nicholas Brings His Visually Striking Direction To The More Media Roster

Brandon Nicholas is a skilled filmmaker across all aspects of the craft, with a distinct blend of design, emotion, performance, and narrative driving

Producer Anne Strock Joins Lucky Post

Lucky Post welcomes producer Anne Strock to the company.

Woman-Owned Production Company Kin Launches in Los Angeles

a group of distinctly fresh perspectives coalesce under the kin banner

Good Company Signs Director Maxime Quoilin

Bicoastal creative studio Good Company has added multidisciplinary filmmaker Maxime Quoilin to its award-winning roster of creatives and directors in

Apollo Music Store rebrands to become "Bopper"

Apollo Music Store, the only music platform built for the advertising industry, announced today a new look and feel for its offering, as well as a new

Boundary-Pushing Director Leo Zuckerman Signs with Golden LA

Toronto-based director, producer, and photographer Leo Zuckerman has joined Golden LA for his first US representation.
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Under 26 and interested in a Design career? IED Barcelona has a scholarship contest open to students globally.

Start your professional future in an international environment! Show your talent and creativity.
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Carolina Markowicz

Award-winning Filmmaker Carolina Markowicz Joins Lief’s Powerhouse Pride

London based production company Lief have signed screenwriter and director Carolina Markowicz for commercial representation.

Director Albert Uria signs with production boutique rakish

Rakish has signed director Albert Uria as the latest complement to their roster of discerning talent.

Tolga Büyükdoganay is the new Executive Creative Director at Ogilvy Social.Lab

Amsterdam’s Ogilvy Social.Lab has appointed a new Executive Creative Director, Tolga Büyükdoganay.

The One Club announces Portfolio Night 2020 in 23 cities

World’s largest advertising portfolio review set for May 20, 2020; 23 cities already signed on with more to come.

Territory Studio Signs EP Emily Rivvers

Executive Producer Emily Rivvers has joined Territory Studio, San Francisco.

Territory Studio Signs EP Emily Rivvers

Executive Producer Emily Rivvers has joined Territory Studio, San Francisco.

Director Daniel Iglesias Jr. is in Good Company

Daniel Iglesias Jr., a versatile, aesthetically minded filmmaker, signs with full-service creative studio Good Company.

Jessica Hartley joins The Humblebrag - to drive creativity as a force for good

Creative PR Jessica Hartley partners with sustainability and thought leadership expert, Lucy von Sturmer, at The Humblebrag The duo’s communicatio

Havas group pursues its expansion in India with its second digital acquisition this year: Langoor

Havas Group today announced the acquisition of one of India’s leading independent agencies – Langoor.

ArtClass Signs Acclaimed Ad & Film Director Cody Stokes

ArtClass is pleased to announce an exciting addition to their team of next-generation storytellers.

Creative & Film Director Quinn Wilson Signs With Good Company

Allow me to introduce you to Quinn Wilson, a provocative creative & film director and photographer who recently signed to full-service creative st

Emmy-winning director Matt Dilmore has signed with production company Gifted Youth

Versatility and a knack for performance-driven comedy shine through in Dilmore’s offbeat campaigns.

Havas acquires Buzzman, the most awarded French independent agency

Havas Group today announced the acquisition of a 51% stake in Buzzman, the most awarded French independent advertising agency, a move that will furthe

RSA Films Signs EMMY Award-winning Director Peter Atencio for Commercials

Ridley Scott Creative Group’s RSA Films is pleased to announce acclaimed filmmaker Peter Atencio has joined the company for commercial representation.

John Paton Appointed Chairman of Independent Digital News and Media

Today, Independent Digital News and Media Limited has announced the appointment of John Patron as Chairmen, this is effective immediately.

Epica launches PR Grand Prix

The decision reflects the growing number of PR-related entries to the competition.

Top creatives of Sweden join forces to open new shop: JR. Agency

A new Swedish creative shop, JR. Agency, opens for business. JR.

Carousell unveils bold new logo and brand identity across Asia

Carousell, one of the largest e-commerce platforms in Asia, today unveiled a fresh new look which includes a revamped logo, brand positioning and visu

Roger and Big Machine Announce Merger

The Creative Studio Will Operate Under the Roger Name at its New Silver Lake Headquarters in Los Angeles

Cinematic Filmmaker, Danielle Katvan Joins 1stAveMachine

Storytelling production company 1stAveMachine has expanded its renowned and decorated directorial roster by signing award-winning filmmaker Danielle K

Method Studios Welcomes Bryan Farhy and Michael Bennett

Global digital production company Method Studios today announced the hiring of Bryan Farhy as Managing Director, West Coast and Michael Bennett as Sen

The One Club Partners with Spotify On Portfolio Night All-Stars and Young Ones Student Awards

One Show 2019 In-house Agency of the Year will provide brief and mentoring for global All-Stars program August 12-16 and a brief for 2020 Young One

Director Matt Baron Joins Partizan for Global Representation

With a worldwide reputation for creative excellence, Partizan continues to edge out the competition by signing filmmaker and photographer Matt Baron.

Bruce St. Clair signs to PULSE films

Global content studio Pulse Films has today announced the signing of award-winning director Bruce St.

Fallon London hires former Virgin in-house strategist and award-winning creative João Paulo Testa

João Paulo Testa (JP) joins from F/Nazca Saatchi & Saatchi São Paulo and Olly Markeson joins from Virgin.

Director Ante Kovac Signs With Lord Danger

Director Ante Kovac has joined forces with Lord Danger, a creative production studio at the intersection of entertainment and advertising.

WE ARE Pi Crowned Adage Small Agency of the Year

1st August 2019, WE ARE Pi, the Amsterdam based ideas company, has been awarded International Small Agency of the Year in the annual competition curat

Allison O'Keefe Wright Named President of Open Mind Strategy, LLC

NEW YORK, NY July 30 – Allison O’Keefe Wright has been named as company president at market research firm Open Mind Strategy.

WE ARE Pi diversifies indie team with four international hires

WE ARE Pi, the Independent Amsterdam-based Ideas Company, continues to bolster its talent roster attracting four key international hires.

Anne Gordon Returns to Hooligan as Director of Development

New York, NY – (July 29, 2019) – Creative post-production company Hooligan has hired Anne Gordon as Director of Development.

Director Aaron Ruell Signs on with Sanctuary Content

Accomplished filmmaker, writer and photographer Aaron Ruell extends his talent to the roster of Culver City-based Sanctuary Content.

WE ARE Pi awarded global AOR account of Intersport, the world’s leading sports retailer

Intersport, the world’s leading sports retailer, has appointed Amsterdam based independent Ideas Company, WE ARE Pi, as its global brand strategy and

Pulse films signs director Finn McGough to roster for global representation

Global content studio Pulse Films has today announced the signing of award-winning director Finn McGough to its Commercials roster for global represen

MC² Experiential Studio Welcomes Senior Creative Producer Kevin Shuster to Expanding Team

MC², an MCH Company and award-winning brand experience solutions agency, welcomes Senior Creative Producer Kevin Shuster to the Experiential Studio te

a52 Color Expands with Colorist Gregory Reese

Gregory Reese adds his creative vision to the team at the recently established stand-alone grading and finishing studio a52 Color.
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Joe La Pompe turns 20 years old, celebrates with this ad campaign and book giveaway

Joe La Pompe, copycat hunter since 1999, celebrates their twentieth year on the web with an ad campaign, one that hopefully is all original, natch!

Third Investment of Advertising Giant Dentsu in an Israeli Venture

Japanese advertising corporation Dentsu Inc.
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Two European Design Studios to Kickstart New International Office Swap Trend

Vilnius-based Andstudio and Florence-based Muttnik will spend one month working in each other’s offices on the other side of Europe to bolster collabo

Digital Agency Happy Medium Appoints Kristen Sabin as COO

Team One Doubles Down on Data with Two Executive Hires in Dallas

Agency Bolsters Dedicated Data Science & Advanced Analytics Practice, Placing Deeper Emphasis on Data in Service of Creativity

Doing World-Changing Work With No Agency

After senior roles at Y&R and Scholz & Friends, Serbian creative Svetlana Ćopić is combining life at a smaller agency with her own project.

Erin Serletic Named Executive Director Of Client Partnerships For The New Blank

The New Blank is excited to welcome Erin Serletic who joins the design and production studio as Executive Director Of Client Partnerships.

Director Paul Hairston Signs with Sanctuary Content

Sanctuary Content continues to grow its roster with the signing of filmmaker Paul Hairston.

David Jacobsen Joins Invisible North as Head of Production

Former Giant Spoon and Grey Executive Joins Experiential Shop to Lead Production Efforts For LinkedIn, Netflix, Hermes and Others

Award-Winning Creative Company The-Artery Opens Vibrant NYC Offices, Expands Collaborative Capabilities

In a move that reflects a significant expansion of its capabilities and talent, multi-award-winning creative company The-Artery has opened the doors t

John Kilshaw joins Framestore as Senior VFX Supervisor and Creative Director for Television

Framestore is pleased to announce the appointment of experienced visual effects supervisor and creative director John Kilshaw.

Award-winning Director Samir Mallal Signs with Interrogate

Award-winning director Samir Mallal has signed with Interrogate, bringing his emotionally rich brand of storytelling to the production company, which

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

Creativity grows through the connection of brilliant and daring minds.

"Thanks for the grit" billboard reveals an advertising mensch

What is this curious billboard? Thanks for the grit? The kind that you can eat? No, that's grits.

SAG-AFTRA Members Ratify 2019 Commercials Contracts

embers of SAG-AFTRA today overwhelmingly voted to ratify the 2019 SAG-AFTRA Commercials Contract and the 2019 SAG-AFTRA Audio Commercials Contract.
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Zwier Veldhoen

Creative copywriter Zwier Veldhoen, 55, passed away suddenly.

On Thursday, April 11, 2019, creative Zwier Veldhoen passed away. He turned 55 years old.

Béla Stamenkovits, legendary Dutch adman and by many considered their best Art Director, has passed away age 69

Béla Stamenkovits, legendary Dutch adman has passed away at the age of 69 two weeks ago from the complications of cancer.

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