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Posts Tagged ‘David Wilson’

Friday Morning Stir

What does the workplace of the future look like? PSFK and Hyper Island briefed some students to find out (above). link

-KBS+ has promoted Vikram Tank, who’s been with said agency for three years, to the newly created position of executive director of product, effective immediately.

-SoCal-based chain Coco’s Bakery Restaurant is looking for outside ad help and has tapped DeVito/Verdi West to handle its marketing message.

-Bi-coastal/London-based prodco The Directors Bureau has added UK-based director/artist David Wilson to its roster for commercial and music video representation in the US.

-Jason Taylor has signed up as interactive director with bi-coastal production/design studio Blind.

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Presentation Writing: Design and Delivery

Presentation Writing: Design and DeliveryLearn how to use storytelling techniques and visual content to create and deliver successful pitches and presentations! Starting August 6, Amanda Pacitti, the manager of learning at Time Inc., will teach you the best practices for presentations, from using software like Prezi and Powerpoint, to writing your script, and using images, audio, and video to drive your points. Register now! 

Old Navy Conjures Some 90s Nostalgia with Cast of ‘Blossom’

It seems as though the hiring manager at Old Navy’s “Funnovations Inc.” is quite the fanatic of early 90s sitcoms. After all, Blossom star and current Big Bang Theory cast member Mayim Bialik revives her giant floral hat for a stint spent deploying “Bee Bots” on spring dresses. It’s always amazing how quickly these Old Navy spots from CP+B and prodco Brand New School turn into surreal portrayals of a dystopian society controlled by excessively cheerful celebrities who run clothing factories.

So maybe using Bootsy Collins to sell boots last winter was a bit of a stretch, but if there’s one media personality we can immortalize for bringing colorful clothing to the masses 20-some years ago, it was blossom and her outrageously bright clothing. Also, it’s kind of nice (and a little depressing) that Joey Lawrence can still make some money on the side by not wearing a shirt and saying, “Whoa.”

On that note, who’s ready for the second season of Melissa and Joey on ABC Family? Credits after the jump.

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