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Wednesday, Sep. 26, 2018
WPP is creating a new agency, VMLY&R, uniting two leading shops to deliver a contemporary, fully integrated digital and creative offering to clients on a global scale.
VMLY&R’s proposition will combine brand experience and brand advertising, drawing on the complementary expertise...
Tuesday, May. 2, 2017
João Coutinho has been appointed North America executive creative director for Y&R. Coutinho will join Y&R in May and be based in New York, reporting to Leslie Sims, Y&R North America chief creative officer. In this new role, Coutinho will work closely with Sims to oversee the...
Monday, Apr. 3, 2017
Y&R has launched a global social impact practice, Y&R Inspire Change, geared towards both nonprofit organizations and brands incorporating social purpose strategies. The new practice is led by Shelley Diamond, Y&R’s chief client officer, and begins with two current agency clients,...
Friday, Jun. 17, 2016
Manhattan-based design and animation studio Spontaneous has hired branding expert Darryl Mascarenhas as executive creative director. An Emmy-nominated creative director and live action filmmaker, Mascarenhas joins managing director Cara Cutrone to continue the...
Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015
Y&R New York has made three key hires: Christian Carl as global executive creative director overseeing Dell; Hamish McArthur as head of design; and Greg Lotus as executive director of integrated production. All three report to Leslie Sims, Y&R New York’s...
Tuesday, Mar. 24, 2015
Juan Charvet has joined Y&R New York as director of experience strategy. In this newly created role, Charvet reports to chief strategy officer Dick de Lange, who joined Y&R in October from R/GA. Charvet arrives at the agency shortly after the hire of...
Friday, Oct. 17, 2014
Earlier this year Mr. Hublot--directed by Laurent Witz and Alexandre Espigares via Zeilt Productions, Luxembourg--won the Best Animated Short Film Oscar. The major stateside splash now continues with the rolling out of the New York Organ Donor Network’s Long Live New York animation...
Thursday, Jun. 26, 2014
Immersive experiences, a calculated global “stunt,” the first cooking show on Vine, an inclusive Tribeca Film Festival initiative, web films and apps are among the mix of work cited by agency creatives and execs as being their most notable digital fare thus far in 2014.
With this year’s...
Friday, May. 30, 2014
BRW FILMLAND Los Angeles has signed newcomer director Marcus Ubungen for his first-ever U.S. commercial representation. A seasoned cinematographer and photographer, Ubungen has turned out directorial work ranging from character-driven comedy to sleek automotive spots and docu-style films. The...