HY Connect sold to healthcare agency network

HY Connect Chicago’s office, mainly a healthcare agency since 2002, has gone the way of many other independent, medium-sized agencies with its recent sale to Boston-based

Agency's new office serves as its creative portfolio

When Otis Gibson’s GERTRUDE global branding and marketing agency was relaunching client I.W. Harper’s bourbon, they brought in a 1928 Ford Model A truck used by bootleggers and parked it in the lob

Busy Periscope Post & Audio grows Cinespace facility

The expansion of Michael Nehs and Jonathan Bross’ full-service Periscope Post and Audio  over a full floor at Cinespace that began in May is expected to be finished in the next 9

Claire Simon Casting moving to new Cinespace offices

Claire Simon Casting will be making the first major change to its business since Claire Simon opened its doors 19 years ago, by movin

More Cannes art; Digitas wins Pharma Grand Prix

AbelsonTaylor SVP/ECD Stephen Neale spent a week of nine-hour days judging global entries for the second annual two-day Cannes Lions Health Festival (June 19-20) and the opening event of the Cannes International Festival of Creativit

Cineverse’s Fletcher and Borys sacrificed for profit

Yesterday morning, two strange men whom no one knew or had seen before, but exuding a distinctive laid-back California air, turned up unexpectedly at
 

Filmmaker Eugene Park awarded special $160k grant

Local filmmaker Eugene Sun Park was one of 20 recipients to receive a grant from the National Park Services’ Japanese A

Utopic’s Pryor edits web film for Porsche Motorsports

For Cramer-Krasselt client, Porsche Cars of North America, former Chicago agency producer/director Sam Ciaramitaro directed what turned out to be 22 hours of footage about a classic car race, its d

Special! Cannes juror Neale's sketches from the front

When AbelsonTaylor Senior VP ECD Stephen Neale, now on the French Riviera as a Cannes Lions juror, asked if we’d like to vicariously live the experience through his daily sketches, we jumped at t
 

Havas creative’s Bikedesk inspires biking to work

Havas Worldwide’s senior art director Scott Rench will be riding his #BikeDesk around town during Chicago Bike to Work Week, to inspire downtown professionals to ride their bikes and explore the city sights as they pedal to their office desks.

Michigan to end film incentives and the film office

Come Oct. 1, 2016 Michigan’s film incentives that generated revenues of $1.3 billion against a cost of $450 million since 2008, when the incentives were instituted, will be a thing of the past. The

Allstate’s ‘Mayhem’ takes top Mercury Radio awards

The winning combo of Leo Burnett and Another Country sound designer David Gerbosi, who has mixed every Allstate Insurance “Mayhem” spot since the agency introduced the concept in 2008, scored still another set of honors for t
 

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