Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019

CNN last week rejected two commercials for President Donald Trump's presidential campaign on the grounds that the claims in the commercials were false.  

CNN rejected the first commercial, entitled "Biden Corruption," saying that the claims in it...

Friday, Oct. 4, 2019

Can you advertise that your product is cheaper than a competitor's product when your product doesn't offer the same features?  Can you use a disclaimer to explain the differences?  These are some of the key issues in a false advertising lawsuit between two companies -- Asurion and SquareTrade...

Friday, Oct. 4, 2019

Brooklyn, NY-headquartered Pomp&Clout has signed L.A.-based director Najeeb Tarazi for U.S. commercial representation. Tarazi’s music video “Walk the Walk” for Gaz Coombes was an official selection for the 2019 SXSW Film Festival after being nominated for...

Friday, Oct. 4, 2019

Interactive production company makemepulse, with offices in Paris and London, has hired Obsidian Reps, and It’s The Prize for American market representation in the Midwest and on the West Coast, respectively. With over 26 years of experience...

Friday, Sep. 27, 2019

Havas Group has acquired Langoor, an independent ad agency in India. A full-service digital shop led and driven bycreative technologists, Langoor has grown steadily since being founded in 2010, and is now present across India, the Middle East and Australia. Its...

Friday, Sep. 27, 2019

DP Tom Banks has joined Innovative Artists for commercial and narrative representation. The L.A.-based Banks, an IATSE Local 600 member, has lensed music videos for high-profile performers including Beyonce, Avicii, Pitbull and Rod Stewart. Further, Banks has...

Monday, Sep. 23, 2019

Not so long ago (last May), right here in our own galaxy, SAG-AFTRA focused its laser cannons directly at a squadron of six third party signatory companies that it considered to be a threat to the Galactic Empire.  Specifically, as I recounted in a ...

Friday, Sep. 20, 2019

Anonymous Content has signed director Elena Petitti di Roreto for commercial and music video representation in the UK. This marks her first U.K. representation; she continues to be handled in the U.S. by Epoch Films. Known for building layered, imaginative...

Friday, Sep. 20, 2019

Emerald Pictures--headed by co-founders/managing directors Mara Milicevic and John Duffin--has signed Chiara Chung of Chicago-based indie firm Chiara Chung Inc. to handle representation in the Midwest..... 

Editorial house Spot...

Tuesday, Sep. 17, 2019

It’s amazing how many blog posts we’ve written about chickens. Or, rather, cases involving chickens.  BBB National Advertising Division's (NAD) recent decision in the ongoing Cluck Wars is worth a read: it deals with how the imagery in an ad can potentially have an impact on the claim used in...

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