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Inspiration

The Colonie Editor Bob Ackerman Cuts Pytka’s New McDonald’s Spot

The Colonie editor, Bob Ackerman, and renowned director, Joe Pytka, recently paired up to create a dramatic spot for McDonald’s, out of Burrell Communications. Driven by realistic, gritty, cinematic style footage, the :60 commercial, entitled,...

Posted by: Robl + Sutta
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Industry

The future of the design industry?

Whether you’re already in the design industry or are a design student, you must have come across the news about government cuts within the arts sector. It’s been rumoured for a while, although right now, as we’re in the midst of it, there’s...

Posted by: Tony Clarkson
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Leaders

Top Hires of the Week

M&C Saatchi M&C Saatchi has appointed Kate Bosomworth as its new Chief Marketing Officer, marking the first appointment to the management team by Giles Hedger, CEO at M&C Saatchi. Appointed to the Board of Sport England in 2013, Bosomworth has been...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Inspiration

Meet 10 Female Directors Helping Close the Gender Gap in Adland

It’s no secret that female creatives have been overlooked, under employed and under utilised in the film, music, and media industries for decades. Even with the onslaught of rising female creators and content being driven towards the female...

Posted by: Bopper
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Inspiration

Stories beyond video editing | #MemberSpotlight

It makes sense for a lot of creative professionals to see themselves as builders or architects. Essentially, that is what we are doing: building narratives, telling stories, working with structures and raw materials to make something greater. This is...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Features

Why you should stop accepting free pitches right now

Just the other day I saw a freelance job ad looking for a freelancer who would rewrite 10 articles of 3,000 words each… at the price of $25. $25, for about 30,000 words. It is over half of a medium-sized novel - which are usually paid by...

Posted by: Antonino Lupo
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Features

Is Covid killing the holding agency model?

In the middle of what some analysts have defined the worst recession since Second World War, this year we have sadly grown accustomed to all the bad news of layoffs, pay cuts, redundancies, furloughed workers and such. It comes to no surprise that,...

Posted by: Antonino Lupo
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Features

Behind the Idea: Snarling Neon with We Hunt Together and UKTV

Some underestimate the impact of title sequences on viewers, but the truth is these sequences can largely contribute to strengthen a solid tv show's brand. From Game of Thrones to Penny Dreadful, from Breaking Bad to Westworld, having memorable...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Leaders

Uber hits Leeds and courts Spotify

Uber is the revolutionary taxi service that's taken the US by storm and is set to make a similar impression over here as it moves into its third English City; Leeds, following successful debuts in London and Manchester. The Uber technology platform...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Features

File - Print - New jawbone please. How printers are getting smart.

Printers. They are quite often the bane of our lives. With their endless paper-chewing, ink guzzling and baffling flashing lights you could mistake them for being the most inefficient and useless of our office friends. But hold your horses because...

Posted by: Creativepool
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Inspiration

OREO asks us to trust the twist #BehindTheIdea

The new OREO campaign "Trust the Twist”, created by LePub Amsterdam, injects playfulness into daily routines by integrating OREO's beloved twisting ritual. The press spiel declares: “In a world of serious decisions, why not embrace the...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Leaders

#GettingToKnow the “creative partners of the future”

This week, we sat down with Ghost Robot and it’s far less confusing than it sounds. CEO and Founder and Zach Mortensen and CCO Mark DePace form the creative partnership at the heart of the Brooklen-based content studio that’s won more...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Features

Halloween Campaign Roundup 2023 #HolidaysMonth

I would never pretend to be the most enthusiastic Halloween fan. I mean, I love a good horror movie and enjoy a good tooth-rotting bar of chocolate as much as the next person but the whole concept has always felt a little contrived to me. However,...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Features

How surrealism took over digital marketing

Keith Foggan, founder of creative social agency System, shares his thoughts on the rise of surrealist marketing. What drives these campaigns? Is it simply fitting for this era of escapism, or does it speak to a larger issue that brands are struggling...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Features

6 Great Hollywood Directors Who Started in Advertising #MediaMonth

When we think of Hollywood directors, we often envision them immersed in the world of film from the get-go. Directors like Quentin Tarantino and Christopher Nolan appear to have been born to entertain us with epic movies that push the boundaries of...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Features

AI panic as half of marketers fear for the future #FutureMonth

Economic uncertainties and technological advancements are changing the face of business operations across Britain and the rest of the world, with marketing professionals at the epicentre of these shifts. Recent research from SurveyMonkey has...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Features

Disney has a serious brand problem

There are few brands as highly coveted as Disney. This year marks 100 years since Walt Disney first stepped onto the global stage with the iconic Steamboat Willy cartoon and heralded the birth of modern animated cinema and in those ten decades, to...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Leaders

#GettingToKnow Cos Mingides, Founding Partner at True

Tell us a bit about your role! Is there a “typical” day? To be honest, there isn’t a typical day. I split my time between working on the agency strategy and my role as Head of Effectiveness for our clients. It’s a strategic...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Inspiration

Lacing up a new expert in all things luxury | #BehindTheBrand

Last year Laced commissioned SomeOne to fully overhaul their strategic, verbal and visual BrandWorld. From the world’s finest auction houses to the most codified streetwear hubs, reselling sneakers and other contemporary, limited edition items...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Workshop

Future Gazing: The REAL Marketing Trends For 2023

Be sure to personalise your emails! Data: Collect, analyse, optimise, repeat! Video content and podcasts are IN! Feel like you’ve heard this all before? You’re not alone. Over the past few years, the usual suspects in marketing trends...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Features

What to expect from Super Bowl LVII 2023

With the Super Bowl less than a week away, System1, the leading ad effectiveness agency, explores what we can expect from the big event this year in terms of the all-important (and increasingly expensive) ad slots. The Super Bowl is TV...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Workshop

The 5 best freelancing tools for creatives in 2023

Being a freelancer often means working alone and working alone means relying on your own wits and the right tools. For a creative freelancer, those tools will, of course, depend on the role you’ve built for yourself. You’ll rarely hear of...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Workshop

10 FREE recession-proof creative tools you didn’t know you needed

Everyone likes a freebie and with the news this morning that we are potentially heading into one of the worst recessions in history, the concept of getting something genuinely useful for nothing has never seemed more enticing. With that in mind, I...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns

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