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Friday, Mar. 23, 2018
Chat Room: Pam Fujimoto, ECD of WONGDOODY, June Cleaver Is Dead
In her career thus far, Pam Fujimoto has collected honors from the Cannes Lions, D&AD, One Show and Communication Arts. Her first job was as an art director at WONGDOODY’S Seattle headquarters. She then went on to work at TBWA\Chiat\Day and Creature before making her way back to WONGDOODY, at...
Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018
Director Yance Ford Reflects On "Strong Island," Making Oscar History
In the Oscar-nominated documentary "Strong Island," Yance Ford stares back at the camera with profound sorrow and calm resilience. "Strong Island," a Netflix release, is Ford's investigation into the killing of his brother, William Ford, in 1992 in Central Islip, New York. Ford, a 22-year-old black...
Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018
Chadwick Boseman Discusses "Black Panther, " Director Ryan Coogler's Vision
No one is more at the epicenter of the watershed pop-culture moment that is "Black Panther" than Chadwick Boseman, the Panther himself. On the eve of Ryan Coogler's juggernaut of a film arriving in theaters — and shortly before stepping out with his girlfriend for Valentine's Day — Boseman has the...
Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018
Oscar Nominee Daniel Kaluuya Reflects On "Get Out," "Black Panther"
One year ago, most audiences didn't know the name Daniel Kaluuya. Now, the 28-year-old British actor has a best-actor Oscar nomination for starring in one of last year's biggest films, "Get Out"; a culture-shifting blockbuster opening this week ("Black Panther"); and a Steve McQueen film on the...
Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018
Chat Room: Floyd Russ Reflects On Sundance
The filmography of director Floyd Russ has made its mark on varied fronts, most recently at last month’s Sundance Film Festival where his documentary short ZION debuted. Russ introduced audiences to Zion Clark, a young wrestler who was born without legs. Growing up in foster care, Clark struggled...
Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017
W+K's Susan Hoffman Reflects On Induction Into One Club's Hall of Fame
Last month, Susan Hoffman, co-chief creative officer at Wieden+Kennedy, was inducted into the One Club for Creativity’s Creative Hall of Fame. Her fellow inductees were Rebeca Mendez, an artist designer and professor at UCLA, Design Media Arts, where she is director of the Counterforce Lab; David...
Thursday, Sep. 28, 2017
BBDO's David Lubars Reflects On His Induction Into One Club's Creative Hall of Fame
Last week David Lubars, chief creative officer of BBDO Worldwide and chairman of BBDO North America, was inducted into the One Club for Creativity’s Creative Hall of Fame. This week he received the 2017 Clio Lifetime Achievement Award. The Creative Hall of Fame has a rich heritage of honoring the...
Tuesday, Sep. 26, 2017
Director Doug Liman Discusses "American Made," Working Rapport With Tom Cruise
Director Doug Liman loves spy stories and antiheroes, but he didn't anticipate having such a personal connection to the little-known story of TWA Pilot turned Medellin Cartel friend, drug smuggler and Drug Enforcement Agency informant Barry Seal, who became a central figure in the Reagan...
Wednesday, Sep. 13, 2017
Guillermo del Toro Discusses "The Shape of Water," Love Of Monsters, Frank Capra
If the Toronto International Film Festival has proven one thing, it's that Guillermo del Toro can work a room. At the premiere of his festival sensation and surefire Oscar contender "The Shape of Water," the good-humored Mexican director had the audience of the Elgin Theatre in his thrall, both by...
Thursday, Sep. 7, 2017
CCO Ari Weiss Reflects On Life At DDB
Back on February 1, Ari Weiss assumed his current position as chief creative officer of DDB North America. He came over from BBH New York where he spent six years, leading his teams to 24 Cannes Lions, ultimately serving there as CCO. Under Weiss’ aegis, BBH NY turned out award-winning fare for...

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