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180LA Tries to Recruit a New Creative Director With a Sneaky Award Entry at Cannes

Targeting the judges directly

CANNES, France—Where can you find the world's best creative directors? They're sitting on Cannes Lions juries. So, if you're looking to hire a great new CD, why not approach those…

Legacy Shifts Its Creative Account to 72andSunny

New agency succeeds Arnold on the business

The Legacy Foundation has shifted its creative business to 72andSunny. The shift came after a review in which there were four other finalists: Droga5, 180LA, Anomaly and BBDO. Annual media spending…

Legacy Picks 5 Creative Finalists

Incumbent Arnold is out after 13 years

After 13 years with Arnold, the Legacy anti-tobacco group is moving on. The longtime strategic and creative agency for Legacy failed to reach the final round of the organization's creative review,…

Are Celebrity Social Endorsements Worth the Big Bucks or the Gamble?

The new frontier for firing up a brand

In the brave new world of social media, marketers are doubling down on celebrity endorsements, banking on stars’ earned media mojo to help their campaigns catch fire. Take HTC’s splashy, $1…

A Closer Look at Potential Conflicts at Publicis Omnicom

Will marketers be more forgiving than in the past?

How much client-conflict fallout will the blockbuster Publicis-Omnicom deal really spawn? Even Omnicom CEO John Wren himself said he anticipates that some conflict-related "difficulties" will grow out of the merger. Still,…

Ad of the Day: Pepsi

Beyoncé sizes up her past selves in 180 LA's explosive new spot

It's been a big year for Beyoncé. She sang (sort of) at President Obama's second inauguration, performed a colossal Super Bowl halftime show, starred in a 90-minute HBO "documentary" chronicling…

BBH New York Wins PlayStation

Sony account leaving Deutsch LA after 6 years

Sony PlayStation has hired BBH New York as its lead creative agency following a review, the brand announced Tuesday. Interpublic Group's Deutsch LA has handled the account since 2007. 180LA and…

Four Shops Vie for Sony PlayStation

Final pitches are just a few weeks away

About five years after hiring Deutsch/LA as its lead agency, the company is considering a change. The incumbent is defending its turf against three other shops; sources identified them as…

Top 10 Commercials of the Week: Sept. 28 - Oct. 5

H&M gets weird, Google gets wet, and Expedia comes out strongly in favor of gay marriage

This week, Luvs dipped its toe in controversy with a spot about breastfeeding in public, beer companies beat around the bush with pitches that subtly sold their brews, and Cartoon Network…

Top 10 Commercials of the Week: Sept. 21-28

Bacon goes meatless, Apple returns to its roots, and Derrick Rose is on the comeback trail

This week, we got political with Sarah Silverman and boy band Wrong Direction, discovered that our systemic laziness is going to make our children die early, and rooted for an…

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