Burger King Gets Creative During Covid

by / May 29, 2020 /

In a world in which a lot of marketers seem shellshocked and are frozen up overthinking it, Burger King has been continuing to market in interesting ways to create talk value (including the social distancing crown and social distancing Whopper with three times the onions) — sharing ideas and leveraging successes across markets around the world, all while being mindful of the stage of Covid mentality a country is in. [Read More]

Denver’s Manmade Media, Citizen Pictures and Deloitte Digital Take Home Telly Awards

by / May 29, 2020 /

The Telly Awards, the world’s largest honor for video and television content across all screens, has announced this year’s winners in the 41st annual version of the show. 

Denver-based winners include Manmade Media’s “Done With Those Days” music video for Devotchka and CenterTable’s “Diane and James, A Colorado Family” for the Colorado Department of Human Services — created by [Read More]

Beer Brands Hack Into the Archives

by / May 19, 2020 /

It's interesting to see how brands are reacting to the pandemic from an advertising perspective — especially beer brands, which seem to be trying to recreate a bygone era of great commercials. Unfortunately, without the talent associated with those campaigns coming along for the ride, they're leaving a pretty watery taste in our mouths.

Take a look at Bud Light's in-house agency, known as draftLine, trying to recapture DDB Chicago's "Real Men of Genius;" adam&eveDDB New York and[Read More]

Boulder’s WorkInProgress Launches “Seven-Word Lessons” to Help Educate Students While Classrooms Are Closed

by / May 19, 2020 /

WorkInProgress is partnering with teachers to create “Seven-Word Lessons” — a nationwide initiative designed to engage the minds of K–8th-grade children while homes serve as classrooms resulting from COVID-19.

Starting yesterday, the bite-sized lessons are being displayed on digital billboards in Boston, New York, Washington, D.C., Chicago, Ka[Read More]

Progressive’s Motaur Views a Herd

by / May 19, 2020 /

The Motaur — the mythical half-man, half-motorcycle introduced last year by Progressive — rides again in this new spot. "A visual manifestation of the core customer insight that motorcyclists often feel at one with their bikes," the Motaur is a way for Progressive to celebrate this often misunderstood community of riders. 

Although the work was shot before the pandemic, all post-production took place remotely over the past several weeks. The post production alone took approximate[Read More]