Topic: DDB New York

After 60 Years in Advertising, I Believe True Creativity Is More Powerful Than Ever

Influence may shift, but ideas endure

A good thing about getting old in this business is that you've actually lived through all the changes and survived the perennial predictions of ad agency extinction. Along the way you've…

Darkly Comic Campaign Shows Women the Tool We Really Need to Ensure Gender Parity

Yes, it's Business Bulge underwear

For International Women's Day, the Young Minds for Gender Equality Foundation (YM4GE) is offering us a practical, immediate solution to the pay parity problem: The Business Bulge, a pair of…

DDB New York Grows Its Executive Creative Team With 2 Hires and a Promotion

Following account wins and arrival of a new CEO

DDB New York continues to expand its offering to clients with the appointment of three new executives in its creative department. Hannah Fishman has been promoted from group creative director to…

It’s Long Past Time for Creative Agencies to Move Outside Their Comfort Zone

DDB N.Y. CEO says balance between earned and paid media has shifted

Specs Current gig President and CEO of DDB New York Previous gig CEO of DDB Group Australia Twitter @brownchrisd Age 41 Adweek: As an executive who spent much of your career in Australia and the…

Omnicom Is Creating One Mega-Studio by Combining 3 Production Departments

Pools resources to focus on content, real-time marketing

This week, the Omnicom Group revealed its not-so-secret weapon in classic Transformers style. As part of an effort to more effectively serve a wide range of global clients across agencies, the…

This Adorable New Ad From IAMS Dog Food Is Guaranteed to Make You Cry

DDB New York channels 1999 'Casey'

In 1999, IAMS released what the dog food maker calls its most effective spot—and what we call certainly its most blubber-worthy. "Casey" followed the story of a girl and her…

JWT's Matt Eastwood Hates That Agencies Are So Down on Each Other

New global creative chief says we can learn from the Aussies

Photo: Alfred Maskeroni Specs Who Matt Eastwood New gig Worldwide chief creative officer, JWT Old gig New York CCO, DDB Age 46 Twitter @mattinnewyork   What do you look forward to in this job? Seeing if I can do…

A U.S. Open Billboard Is Being Updated Daily to Include the Most Memorable Moments

Artist slowly tells the 'Story of the Open'

If you like good tennis and cool murals, then the U.S. Open has an advertising campaign for you. The tournament's organizers are paying an artist to climb up to a billboard…

Sept. 11 Will Never Be Forgotten for This Dance Troupe

How the NYC Ballet stood tall the day the Twin Towers fell

Production: Gold The New York City Ballet was in Parma, Italy, when the news arrived on Sept. 11, 2001, that the Twin Towers had been attacked. Heartbroken and almost 4,000 miles…

How Between Two Ferns Landed Obama

Zach Galifianakis never thought he’d interview the president

The Originator Award Programming - Gold Rumpled comedian turned movie star Zach Galifianakis couldn’t believe his good fortune—seriously, he couldn’t grasp it. After being ushered through the White House gates this spring, he…