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Monday, Jun. 6, 2022
Sheila R. Brown has been appointed as the AICP’s first-ever VP, equity & inclusion. Brown will represent the association in all matters related to diversity, equity and inclusion; lead AICP’s Equity & Inclusion Committee; and work directly with AICP members to advise on implementation of...
Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2022
Ash Tavassoli and Rafa Gonzaga have joined BBDO LA as executive creative directors.
Tavassoli is returning to BBDO after stints at Droga5, adam&eveDDB and Publicis where he was running accounts such as Facebook, Infiniti and Samsung. His work has also spanned such brands as Visa,...
Thursday, Feb. 10, 2022
Scott Donaton, sr. VP and head of marketing for Hulu, has been named as the 2022 AICP Next Awards judging chairperson. In this role, Donaton has assembled the presidents of the Juries that, in turn, will select judges for all Next Awards categories.
“Scott brings unique perspectives to...
Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2022
Yvette Cobarrubias, co-founder and managing partner of the international postproduction company Cosmo Street, has been named chairperson of the 2022 AICP Post Awards.
“Yvette is the perfect choice to lead the Post Awards this year,” said Matt Miller, president and CEO of AICP. “She has a...
Thursday, Jan. 27, 2022
Mal Ward, managing director of Arts & Sciences, will serve as chairperson of the 2022 AICP Show: The Art & Technique of the Commercial.
“We’re delighted to have Mal serve as this year’s chairperson for the AICP Show,” said Matt Miller, president and CEO of AICP. “From its start,...
Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022
The AICP National Board of Directors elected a new leadership slate at its 2021 year-end meeting. Lisa Mehling, owner/president of Chelsea, was elected chairperson and Tabitha Mason-Elliott, partner/head of production, at BARK BARK was elected vice chairperson. Additionally, Robert Fernandez,...
Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021
AICP’s Equity & Inclusion Committee has released its inaugural annual report, highlighting a year of achievements and initiatives aimed at facilitating industry-wide change when it comes to employment opportunities for underrepresented people. Launched in 2020 by AICP’s National Board of...
Tuesday, May. 18, 2021
AICP’s Equity & Inclusion committee has released a set of Best Practices for Engagement aimed at helping ad agencies and brands address barriers in how they bid and award production and postproduction assignments. Assembled by an E&I subcommittee headed by Sophie Gold, founder and...
Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020
AICP Launches Double The Line Initiative To Advance Diversity and Inclusion In The Commercial Production Industry
Through its Equity and Inclusion Committee, AICP is launching the Double the Line (DTL) initiative, which gives production and postproduction companies, agencies, and clients the ability to create opportunities for people of color in the advertising industry.
DTL is the brainchild of...
Monday, Sep. 14, 2020
AICP’s Equity & Inclusion Committee, launched as part of the association’s Commitment to Drive Change initiative, has announced its roster of members and established its working agenda as it moves to help the industry cast a wider net for talent, create opportunities for mentorship and...