After setting off on a trip across the world—stopping in India, Morocco and Italy—Chandelier Creative founder and creative director Richard Christiansen returned to his agency with an idea that would help inspire its people and clients. He wanted the agency to create powerful work that made a difference in the world.
The advertising industry's top women are done mincing words. "A cancer" is how 4A's President Nancy Hill describes the agency world's lingering gender bias and racial insensitivity. "The industry has a huge diversity problem," says veteran creative Nancy Vonk.
Depressing. Damaging. Nonsense. Dead wrong. These are just a few of the many terms being used to describe Saatchi & Saatchi chairman Kevin Roberts' recent comments on women in advertising, and the chorus of angry voices is likely to continue growing.
CANNES, France—In a remarkable turn of events, Bayer has now distanced itself from a controversial Brazilian aspirin ad made by AlmapBBDO that won a bronze Lion in Cannes—and which caused a stir when it was accused of bein
CANNES, France—It's been a relatively sleepy Sunday here at the Cannes Lions festival, with most delegates just arriving or still on their way into town. But naturally there wasn't an empty seat in the Forum auditorium in the Palais this afternoon—thanks to the topic, "Sex: The Final Frontier," and its star panelist, Cindy Gallop.
This week marked the kick off of the Digital Content NewFronts. Hulu, Condé Nast Entertainment and Refinery29 were among the presentations that had journalists and advertisers informed and entertained for […]
Speaking at the 3 Percent Conference in New York on Tuesday, Cindy Gallop—founder and CEO of IfWeRanTheWorld and former chief of BBH New York—called on ad agencies and brands to boycott South by Southwest Interactive this year following the organization's decision to pull two anti-harassment panels from the 2016 lin
Industry activist Cindy Gallop said she is shocked over her selection as jury president for the new Cannes Glass Lion award, considering she's been a bit of a thorn in its paw.
Last month, Business Insider published an article headlined “Why Advertising’s Most Powerful Creative Thinks So Few Women Are Able to Break Through,” quoting Susan Hoffman, ecd of Wieden+Kennedy, as saying: “I went to The 3% Conference, but I didn’t see
It will either be a blast or a brilliant mistake, to quote Elvis Costello. But JWT, with its mock memorial service for advertising on Monday, will at least smash the conventions of Advertising Week.