This Is What We Saw at the TV Upfronts This Year

In trying to gauge the health of the TV ad sales market, one can opt to discard macroeconomic data on the GDP and spreadsheets on scatter rates. In fact, look no further than the nearest hors d’oeuvres tray. If at any point during an upfront party a waiter bearing a silver tray offers you a jumbo shrimp cocktail, things are looking up.

Axe knows leather’s steamy in summer

Some of the details provided in the promotional materials from production house Blacklist about the making of the Axe Instinct writhing-leather-figures spot shown below are hotter than the actual commercial. […]

Adobe CS4 film looks nice, makes no sense

New York studio Blacklist and director Cisma were given almost free rein in making this ad for Adobe CS4, commissioned by Goodby, Silverstein & Partners. The only restriction was "to […]