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27th Jan
Nationwide campaign encourages diverse women to run for office

Nationwide campaign encourages diverse women to run for office

The Change is Her campaign will connect with historically underrepresented women throughout the U.S. to encourage them to think about running for office.

27th Jan
Read Corners with the new Ford Puma ST

Read Corners with the new Ford Puma ST

Spot lensed by 2AM director Steve Cope.

27th Jan
Compulsory produces campaign for Gucci x The North Face

Compulsory produces campaign for Gucci x The North Face

Spot directed by Fiona Jane Burgess.

27th Jan
New BMO campaign stars Canada’s Drag Race winner Priyanka

New BMO campaign stars Canada’s Drag Race winner Priyanka

The campaign stars Canada’s Drag Race superstar Priyanka, harnessing the power of influencer generated content and YouTube Director Mix video ad personalization to generate over 100+ pieces of contextual creative.

26th Jan
Colin Patton joins Arcade Edit

Colin Patton joins Arcade Edit

Feature film and television editor Colin Patton joins Arcade for US commercial representation.

26th Jan
straight 8 announces new partnership and entry extension

straight 8 announces new partnership and entry extension

The Super 8mm film competition welcomes Warner Chappell Production Music on board while also extending the entry deadline to its Shootout competition.

26th Jan
AboveGround signs to Black Dog UK

AboveGround signs to Black Dog UK

AboveGround strikes a balance of creative freedom and gritty glamour; an honest eye, capturing the singularity and individuality of underground culture.

26th Jan
How to get rid of a hater with Niska

How to get rid of a hater with Niska

Shot in a contrasted black and white, Max Vatblé was inspired by the 90s using as references Hate by Mathieu Kassovitz and Jay-Z's attitude in 99 Problems.

26th Jan
New Creative Circle president Chaka Sobhani announces 2021 manifesto

New Creative Circle president Chaka Sobhani announces 2021 manifesto

Creative Circle President, and Leo Burnett CCO Chaka Sobhani has announced her 2021 manifesto for the historical awards body.

26th Jan
Directing duo The Coles join Sanctuary

Directing duo The Coles join Sanctuary

Award-winning directing duo The Coles bring human-first storytelling to Sanctuary Content.

26th Jan
Director Michael Lawrence joins Arts & Sciences

Director Michael Lawrence joins Arts & Sciences

Award-winning director Michael Lawrence joins Arts & Sciences for US & UK representation.

26th Jan
Director David Bertram joins Ruffian

Director David Bertram joins Ruffian

French director Bertram joins for first US representation.

25th Jan
Fat Lemon signs Richard Pengelley and Emma Scott

Fat Lemon signs Richard Pengelley and Emma Scott

London based Fat Lemon adds directors Richard Pengelley and Emma Scott to their roster.

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25th Jan
Mad Ruffian joins Community Films

Mad Ruffian joins Community Films

Multidisciplinary team Mad Ruffian bring their visual storytelling flair to Community Films.

25th Jan
Heather Heller & Francis Lawrence launch VANDAL

Heather Heller & Francis Lawrence launch VANDAL

Longtime partners Heather Heller & Francis Lawrence launch VANDAL for commercials, music videos and more. In addition to Lawrence, the roster includes luminary filmmakers from every genre and discipline.

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25th Jan
Toronto-based production company Merchant​ launches

Toronto-based production company Merchant​ launches

Tim Godsall and Ian Webb launch the Toronto-based production company, Merchant.

25th Jan
Bacon adds directors Norenberg, Stahl and Furze

Bacon adds directors Norenberg, Stahl and Furze

The production company kicks off 2021 with three Scandinavian signings.

25th Jan
Stept creates launch campaign for Five CBD

Stept creates launch campaign for Five CBD

The campaign launched the brand-new product with a creative concept, suite of ads, product photography, and integrated sweepstakes across social media.

22nd Jan
Director Phillip Montgomery joins the Farm League roster

Director Phillip Montgomery joins the Farm League roster

Phillip Montgomery brings his narrative and visual storytelling expertise to Venice-based production company Farm League for film and commercial representation in the United States.

21st Jan
Peacock promotes The Office with new spots

Peacock promotes The Office with new spots

Spots produced by Independent Media and directed by Paul Lieberstein.

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