Monday, Jul. 1, 2019

R/GA has promoted Julie Benevides from senior content producer to executive content producer in the agency’s Chicago office. In her new role, Benevides will partner with the Chicago office’s business and creative leadership, and tap into the R/GA Studio’s network of makers and storytellers to...

Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019

The New York Section of the Visual Effects Society (VES) announced its fifth annual regional awards celebration to recognize exceptional artistry in the fields of visual effects and filmed entertainment.  Billed as the VES Awards “after-after party,” the evening celebrates the finest...

Friday, Dec. 14, 2018

The Ad Council, R/GA, and a group of brand partners have teamed to debut Rising, a short film that is a powerful extension of the iconic Love Has No Labels campaign. The film was directed by Game of Thrones’ David Nutter and written by Lena Waithe--creator of Showtime drama...

Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018

Sean Lyons, R/GA’s U.S. president, will assume the role of global CEO on January 2, 2019. The appointment, made by R/GA founder, executive chairman, and CEO Bob Greenberg, represents the first time the CEO role will be filled by someone other than the company’s founder.
 
Greenberg,...

Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018

R/GA has hired Tiffany Rolfe as U.S. chief creative officer. In this role she will be responsible for creating and championing a creative vision for R/GA in the U.S., curating and nurturing creative talent, and driving transformational creative work that delivers business impact for clients. She...

Tuesday, Apr. 3, 2018

The International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences (IADAS) announced the nominees for the 22nd Annual Webby Awards. Among those recognized this year in the Advertising, Media & PR categories are Fearless Girl (McCann New York), 11 Herbs & Spices (Wieden+Kennedy), Did You Mean (...

Friday, Aug. 18, 2017

Our annual tradition continues with SHOOT sounding out John Leverence, sr. VP of awards at the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, to get an entertainment industry perspective on the commercials nominated for the primetime Emmy which this year are: two Ad Council PSAs in the “Love...

Thursday, Jul. 20, 2017

Akin to last year’s primetime Emmy-winning “Love Has No Labels” for the Ad Council out of R/GA, the current field of nominated spots selected by TV Academy voters is largely marked by an inspiring sense of unity and purpose, underscoring the value placed on coming together and accentuating the...

Thursday, Jul. 13, 2017

R/GA’s “Love Has No Labels” campaign is now worthy of, among its assorted other plaudits, having a TV Academy label affixed to it. Last year the signature “Labels” X-ray piece for the Ad Council--with its message of inclusiveness, featuring dancing and kissing skeletons--won the coveted...

Tuesday, Apr. 4, 2017

The International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences (IADAS) announced the nominees for the 21st Annual Webby Awards. Among those recognized this year in the Advertising, Media & PR categories are The Great Snyder’s of Hanover "Andy Richter Twitter War" (Barton F. Graf), Lockheed Martin'...

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