Topic: Publicis & Hal Riney

Publicis & Hal Riney Adds Purina Beneful Was last dog food brand at Fallon

Publicis & Hal Riney won creative responsibilities for Purina Beneful dog food, sources said. The Nestlé brand was the last of the company’s dog food products handled by long-time agency, Fallon,…

June 19, 2014, 12:37 PM EDT

Purina Down to Finalists in Beneful Search Last dog food brands at Fallon

Nestlé is down to two agency finalists to handle creative responsibilities for its Purina Beneful dog food, sources said. The brand has been at Fallon, which did not defend. Spending for…

February 27, 2014, 3:46 PM EST

Kevin Roddy Shifts to Publicis & Hal Riney Former BBH chief creative officer also to help run Publicis Modem, S.F.

Last year Kevin Roddy, the former CCO of BBH New York, fell out with agency founder John Hegarty over the future direction of the shop and left in September. But…

April 19, 2011, 11:25 AM EDT

Clown scares crap out of kids in Walmart ad

Walmart's clown commercial from Publicis & Hal Riney (posted below), which broke during Sunday's NFL playoffs, is so unlike the retail giant's usual image that it borders on…

January 25, 2010, 9:08 AM EST

Shadow-puppet bunnies prefer U.S. Cellular

What leaps to mind when you see huge shadow-puppet bunnies? U.S. Cellular, of course! Publicis & Hal Riney joined with Anonymous Content and The Mill to create this new spot,…

August 18, 2009, 9:05 AM EDT

Protect the Crayon People With U.S. Cellular

This ad from Publicis & Hal Riney for U.S. Cellular is, without a doubt, the greatest reverse-melting crayon ad ever made. It's hypnotic, creepy, trippy and ever so vaguely sexual,…

May 7, 2009, 8:34 AM EDT

Don't you just love people on cell phones?

This grand new U.S. Cellular spot from Publicis & Hal Riney is based on a pretty ludicrous premise: that people talking on their cell phones in public are a source…

June 26, 2008, 7:43 AM EDT

Gorillas now required in every ad campaign

What to make of this admittedly arresting new U.S. Cellular print ad from Publicis & Hal Riney? We have some guy—we’ll hope it’s a guy—in an ape mask and furry-hand…

June 23, 2008, 4:24 PM EDT