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Topic: Translation

Steve Stoute's Agency Will Now Work on the NBA Translation wins pitch for league's creative business

Steve Stoute may have come from the music industry, but he understands a core tenet of advertising: It's all about relationships. So, while Stoute's Translation agency beat R/GA and Goodby, Silverstein…

December 9, 2014, 8:24 PM EST

With New Commissioners, MLB and the NBA Rethink Their Marketing Baseball closes in on an agency as basketball takes in final pitches

Major League Baseball and the National Basketball Association have something in common beyond new commissioners: Each is close to hiring an ad agency to lead its marketing efforts.  MLB is further…

November 24, 2014, 11:17 AM EST

A Filmmaker's Dramatic Spec Ad for Google Glass Is Getting Lots of Fans, Including Google 'Captions' shows the power of translation

Can Google Glass help cross cultural boundaries and even save lives? It can in "Captions," a 4-minute short film promoting a translation app currently in development. Writer, director and editor Joe…

September 24, 2014, 10:38 AM EDT

Finally, Ads for Discount Furniture That Don't Just Yell, 'Come On Down!' Translation gives American Signature's brands a new voice

IDEA: Ads for discount furniture aren't usually very funny—at least, not intentionally so. But Translation's new work for American Signature breaks away from the category's tired old direct response model…

July 2, 2014, 10:00 AM EDT

American Eagle Outfitters Hires a New Agency Translation succeeds Arnold as creative lead

American Eagle Outfitters has shifted its creative business to Translation.  The New York agency will lead creative development for the AEO brand in the US and Canada, with a particular focus…

June 27, 2014, 4:24 PM EDT

Kanye West Charms Cannes With His Moral Take on Brands and Culture Plus, what he thinks about Apple's deal with Beats

CANNES, France—Kanye West was roundly ridiculed last year when he likened himself to Steve Jobs in a New York Times interview. But the rapper is very much like the late…

June 17, 2014, 10:10 AM EDT

Digital Real-Time Services to Translate Brazilian Portuguese World Cup Tweets Fans and brands to benefit

Want to tweet a question at a local “carioca?” One Hour Translation has 200 translators at the ready to translate your query into Brazilian Portuguese. Just as it did during…

May 27, 2014, 6:07 AM EDT

How Chris Paul Became the NBA's Most Gifted Endorser(s) Chris Jr. joins the Chris and Cliff campaign

IDEA: The most entertaining campaign airing now with an NBA endorser doesn't star LeBron James, Kobe Bryant or Dwyane Wade. It's Chris Paul's State Farm campaign—or more accurately, Chris and…

April 29, 2014, 9:27 AM EDT

Steve Stoute Adds New Leaders to Translation Fills the roles of president, creative chief

Steve Stoute is restocking his leadership ranks at Translation with veterans of the agency and marketer worlds. Joining as president is Nils Peyron, a former account leader at McCann Erickson and…

February 17, 2014, 7:00 AM EST

Chris Paul's Jordan Sneakers Now Available in Twin Brother Cliff's Favorite Design: Argyle State Farm extends ad story into product design

A year ago, State Farm released a wonderful commercial from agency Translation suggesting NBA star Chris Paul had a twin brother, Cliff, who happened to be a State Farm agent—because…

November 26, 2013, 1:43 PM EST

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