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Posts Tagged ‘Kevin Smith’

Thursday Morning Stir

-We’ve already mentioned the 2013 Grand Clio winners list. In case you didn’t attend last night’s show in NYC (you missed some nice interaction/ball-busting between host Eric Stonestreet and Rob Schwartz by the way), the Clio crew also handed out their first ever “Gravity Award” to Mayo Draftfcb Lima for inventing a billboard that converts condensation into potable water. See case study here.

-Since you rarely, if ever, see a Lucky Charms ad on the telly anymore, Saatchi & Saatchi, Calabash Animation and PatMan Studios are here to create some nostalgia via the viral mashup above.

-McGarryBowen London managing director Ida Rezvani is heading across the pond to assume the same role in said agency’s New York office. link

-Kevin Smith takes a stand against celeb crowdfunding (as do others, as you may have heard). link

-The “world’s first parrot search engine,” you say? link

-No worries, Netflix won’t be selling ads for its streaming site. link

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Tuesday Odds and Ends

-Rodney Hom joined Charleston-based marketing agency Rawle Murdy as an art director.

-Goodness Mfg. launched a new print campaign for Toshiba (above).

-Olson acquired Chicago-based PR firm, Dig Communications.

-Mix and mash profile pics via a DJ Hero Facebook app. link

-Indy-based shop Young & Laramore hired John Palmer as digital strategist and Sweden native Henrik Persson as senior digital developer.

-Executive changes are afoot at Leo Burnett Canada. link

-Blackberry vs. iPhone: The battle rages. link

-Kevin Smith continues to feud with airlines. link

-AdMob alums raise cash to start a rival. link

-GroupM and ZenithOptimedia are the latest groups to predict strong online ad growth in 2011. link