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Friday, Feb. 8, 2019
February 10, 2014 British director Tom Tagholm, best known for the lauded 2012 commercial “Meet the Superhumans” promoting Paralympic Games coverage on U.K.’s Channel 4, has signed with Park Pictures for U.S. and U.K. representation. Tagholm...
Friday, Dec. 14, 2018
Deutsch has elevated Brett Craig to partner, chief creative officer of its Los Angeles office. He joins president Kim Getty and chief digital officer Pam Scheideler in leading the L.A. operation. In his new role, Craig will oversee all creative output from the office and will report to Pete...
Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018
Deutsch has hired Emmy-winning film producer Diego de la Maza as EVP, head of production at its Los Angeles office. De la Maza will lead the broadcast, film, content, experiential and print production teams. He will report to North American CCO Pete Favat.
De la Maza comes to Deutsch from...
Thursday, Jun. 28, 2018
Deutsch has hired Shannon Washington as SVP, creative director in its Los Angeles office. Washington will lead the H&R Block account, which recently appointed Deutsch as AOR. She will report to Deutsch chief creative officer of North America, Pete Favat.
Washington joins Deutsch from...
Monday, May. 28, 2018
Todd Lefelt, former managing director of UX at Huge, has joined Deutsch as EVP and head of its user experience design department. Lefelt will work across the agency’s roster of clients, overseeing all user design out of the Los Angeles office. He will report directly to Pete Favat, Deutsch’s...
Monday, Apr. 30, 2018
The ADVERTISING Club of New York’s 2018 International ANDY Awards, the first advertising award show of the season, has announced its list of the top ten ads it predicts will sweep the 2018 awards season. “It’s a Tide Ad” (Saatchi & Saatchi New York), KFC’s “FCK” (Mother London) and “Live...
Friday, Nov. 17, 2017
Major changes are being enacted in The Advertising Club of New York’s International ANDY Awards, including throwing out categories and eliminating duplicate wins. The ANDYs are going back to basics by saying that if you have a great idea, you don’t have to pay...
Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017
Deutsch has hired Justin Crawford as SVP, creative director on 7-Eleven and Carmen Love as creative director on Uber. Crawford reports to chief creative officer Pete Favat and Love reports to executive creative director Jorge Calleja. Crawford and Love will be based in the agency’s Los Angeles...
Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017
Deutsch has hired Doris Chung, SVP, creative director, to spearhead the agency’s creative work for Mott’s and Canada Dry. Chung reports directly to Pete Favat, chief creative officer of North America.
“Doris is truly a jack of all trades,” said Favat. “She has created powerful work...
Thursday, Jul. 6, 2017
In SHOOT’s preview (5/21) of this year’s Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, PJ Pereira, president of the Entertainment Lions jury, observed that when entering the judging room, “You’re there to learn in the name of the rest of the industry...You have to walk in with an...