'Tag,' You're It!
Wieden + Kennedy triumphs at Cannes with Nike's "Tag."
Dole It Out
4 Shops Eye Packaged Goods
Dole Food Co.'s packaged-goods division is looking at Colby & Partners, Dailey & Associates, Ogilvy & Mather and Suissa Miller to replace Mendelsohn/Zien. The client saw presentations this month and is expected to decide on a new shop this week.
Publicis & Teller
It may have more to do with chemistry than magic, but Publicis & Hal Riney has been selected to design ads for Penn & Teller's permanent Las Vegas show. Sources say the agency's Las Vegas experience helped it snag the business. Ads are due later this summer.
It took six months, but Grey has named an executive creative director to succeed Alan Randolph in San Francisco. MVBMS veteran Kevin McCarthy landed the position last week. His task is to give Grey a stronger creative presence in the Bay Area and oversee a team of 15 creatives.
IHOP has narrowed the review for its $30 million creative account to three agencies: McCann-Erickson, Venables, Bell & Partners and Young & Rubicam. The three will make final presentations in July. The client was initially pitched by nearly 150 shops.
In the Fold
Michael Furlong had freelanced on
the $350 million Microsoft account at McCann-Erickson for close to a year. Last week he officially joined the shop as svp and creative director.
People are Talking
Errol Morris prides himself on an ability to elicit frank conversation from his interview subjects, and that trademark technique is on high-profile display in new work for Apple and Cantor Fitzgerald.
Mallorre Dill talks to the director and documentarian (and ex-detective). In Critique: Coke ventures into the underworld.
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