Wednesday Stir

By Erik Oster 

-Saatchi & Saatchi New York teamed up with Women in Film for a campaign highlighting how much longer it takes for women in film to be rehired after losing a job compared to male counterparts. In addition to the 60-second spot above, “For Your Consideration” also includes a series of posters (see conclusion of this post) showcasing real directors, producers and other women in the film industry who have been impacted by the pandemic.

Disney entered into a multiyear partnership with Translation. The two already partnered on a State Farm ad for ESPN’s The Last Dance.

-600 & Rising co-founder and former president Nathan Young resigned from his role as group strategy director at Minneapolis agency Periscope. Last month, Young helped organize a walkout at Persicope over the actions of parent company Quad, which Periscope employees said interfered in the agency’s social media posts about Black Lives Matter.


-Harpoon and Dunkin’ continue the trend of brewery collaborations with Harpoon releasing a trio of Dunkin Donut-themed brews. The worlds of brewery collabs and seasonal creep collide with one of them: Pumpkin Spice Latte Ale.

-How agencies are handling employee requests to move to other states.

BBH Singapore appointed Emily Hudson as business development director for Black Sheep Design.

Cox Automotive appointed Omnicom Media Group’s Hearts & Science as U.S. media agency of record across its Autotrader and Kelley Blue Book brands, following a review. Cox Automotive spent nearly $126 million on measured media last year, according to Kantar Media.

-How Microsoft’s talks about investing in TikTok ballooned.