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Brand Film Festival 2018 open for submissions
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Brand Film Festival 2018 open for submissions

CAA Marketing's Jae Goodman is chair of judges for the 2018 edition of the event.

A bot that targets sports websites is costing advertisers $250 million a year
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A bot that targets sports websites is costing advertisers $250 million a year

Ad fraud detector Forensiq says the NFL, ESPN and all major sports sites are affected.

Why a dating app went out-of-home in search of better connections
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Why a dating app went out-of-home in search of better connections

Barton F. Graf's billboards help Hinge fight back against swipe culture.

Scandals won't slow down a bullish influencer economy
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Scandals won't slow down a bullish influencer economy

Brands keep coming back for more, albeit with additional fine print.

Ready Set Rocket redesigns obsessive-compulsive disorder for IntrusiveThoughts.org
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Ready Set Rocket redesigns obsessive-compulsive disorder for IntrusiveThoughts.org

Two key creators on how a thoughtful execution can destigmatize mental illness.

My career in 5 executions: Critical Mass's Conor Brady
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My career in 5 executions: Critical Mass's Conor Brady

From Vonnegut covers to Aronofsky ads, Critical Mass's CCO sweats the details.

Five times skincare brands failed black consumers
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Five times skincare brands failed black consumers

The recent Dove blowup was far from the first offense.

Dannon sacks star endorser Cam Newton after sexist comments
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Dannon sacks star endorser Cam Newton after sexist comments

The Carolina Panthers quarterback lost his endorsement deal with the Oikos Greek Yogurt brand.

Temple University researchers expose the pitfalls of social advertising
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Temple University researchers expose the pitfalls of social advertising

VaynerMedia CMO responds: "There's both risk and reward on social."

Airbnb CMO Jonathan Mildenhall departs
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Airbnb CMO Jonathan Mildenhall departs

Mildenhall will continue to work with Airbnb on a consulting basis.

How drones, snot and reindeer meat fueled Intel's latest social good campaign
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How drones, snot and reindeer meat fueled Intel's latest social good campaign

New releases for World Animal Day highlight the tech firm's support of environmental research.

Army miscues blamed for McCann dismissal from $4b account pitch
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Army miscues blamed for McCann dismissal from $4b account pitch

In newly released details of last month's decision to sustain McCann's protest of its dismissal from the lucrative pitch, the GAO cited several mistakes made by the Armed Forces branch.

Marla Kaplowitz shares her takeaways from Advertising Week
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Marla Kaplowitz shares her takeaways from Advertising Week

The 4A's president and CEO reflects on her first AWNY as head of the agency advocacy organization.

Recommendation Engine: Zambezi's Madeleine Schafer
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Recommendation Engine: Zambezi's Madeleine Schafer

Sports and speculative fiction fill out this cultural strategist's daily diet.

Clients need better understanding of media buys, brands say at Advertising Week
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Clients need better understanding of media buys, brands say at Advertising Week

Tension remains over transparency concerns, but building trust requires sharing control.

What Cohn & Wolfe's Authentic 100 reveals about global brand trust
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What Cohn & Wolfe's Authentic 100 reveals about global brand trust

Amazon, Microsoft and PayPal reflect on how to keep it 100 with your customers.

Sarah Jessica Parker, Instagram talk authenticity in branding
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Sarah Jessica Parker, Instagram talk authenticity in branding

Nobody needs just another pair of shoes or just any bag, says "Sex and the City" star.

Tecate VP on last year's border wall campaign: 'It's not about politics'
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Tecate VP on last year's border wall campaign: 'It's not about politics'

At Advertising Week, US VP Esther Garcia explained how the cross-border beer brand jumped into a major debate.

Creatives express skepticism that consultancies can foster brave work
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Creatives express skepticism that consultancies can foster brave work

The minds behind "Fearless Girl," "The World's Biggest Asshole" and more discuss what it takes to make meaningful, moving campaigns.

The warnings were real: how to avoid regulatory action against influencers
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The warnings were real: how to avoid regulatory action against influencers

The FTC is closely monitoring marketers, their agencies and their influencer networks, say attorneys at Davis & Gilbert.

Advertising won't get better until it stops 'sleeping on' Black Twitter
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Advertising won't get better until it stops 'sleeping on' Black Twitter

Five panelists at Advertising Week weigh in on a talent-rich community too long ignored.

The ugly truth about advertising's gender bias, and how to change it
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The ugly truth about advertising's gender bias, and how to change it

Execs from JWT, J&J, and DanoneWeave react to the results of a new JWT/Geena Davis Institute study.

HP's diversity initiative one year on: Agencies exceed gender targets, fall short on minority representation
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HP's diversity initiative one year on: Agencies exceed gender targets, fall short on minority representation

HP's Karen Kahn blames it on unconscious bias and an inability to build a talent pipeline.

American Cancer Society and the Richards Group team up for a new direction
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American Cancer Society and the Richards Group team up for a new direction

"Attacking from every angle" highlights the many facets of America's biggest cancer group.

The remarkable influence of millennial men
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The remarkable influence of millennial men

Young men are recommending beauty, apparel and household products. They defy stereotyping, says Engagement Labs' CEO.

Breaking barriers and celebrating firsts at ADCOLOR's 2017 conference
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Breaking barriers and celebrating firsts at ADCOLOR's 2017 conference

Agency execs and celebrities like Snoop Dogg and Lena Waithe lauded industry groundbreakers and lamented slow progress.

100 Years of Ads: Most Groundbreaking
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100 Years of Ads: Most Groundbreaking

To celebrate the 4A's 100th anniversary, Campaign US compiled the top 10 spots that changed the way brands spoke to consumers.

Nike and NatGeo's 'Breaking2' documentary shows the power of branded storytelling
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Nike and NatGeo's 'Breaking2' documentary shows the power of branded storytelling

Dirty Robber's Chris Uettwiller talks production and execution of the attempt to break a human record.

Wieden+Kennedy and The Atlantic win ADCOLOR's Ad of the Year for "Typecast"
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Wieden+Kennedy and The Atlantic win ADCOLOR's Ad of the Year for "Typecast"

The short film starred Michael K. Williams as four versions of himself, locked in an existential interrogation.

Ogilvy's Nadja Bellan-White is an ADCOLOR 'Legend'
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Ogilvy's Nadja Bellan-White is an ADCOLOR 'Legend'

The agency's EVP joins CEO John Seifert to reflect on the state of diversity in the industry, business responses and Charlottesville.

At ADCOLOR, 'Five Woke Women' challenge perceptions of identity in the workplace
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At ADCOLOR, 'Five Woke Women' challenge perceptions of identity in the workplace

A "seat at the table" isn't enough, says Oath's Allison Allen, in wide-ranging discussion at annual diversity conference.

ADCOLOR kicks off with talk of Emmy wins and Trump in annual 'Moments that Changed America' panel
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ADCOLOR kicks off with talk of Emmy wins and Trump in annual 'Moments that Changed America' panel

The 11th annual diversity conference and awards show began with a roundup of the past year's good and bad news.

Tom Burrell becomes first African-American in One Club Creative Hall of Fame
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Tom Burrell becomes first African-American in One Club Creative Hall of Fame

The legendary multicultural marketer talks with Campaign US about being a groundbreaker and an effective creative leader, and the state of diversity in the industry.

Accessible website design for users with disabilities lags far behind demand
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Accessible website design for users with disabilities lags far behind demand

Too few of the billions of sites online are usable for disabled people, says AudioEye's CEO.

100 Years of Ads: Best Use of Animation
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100 Years of Ads: Best Use of Animation

To celebrate the 4A's 100th anniversary, Campaign US compiled the top 10 cartoon spokescharacters.

Recommendation Engine: Collective Bias's Annette Brown
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Recommendation Engine: Collective Bias's Annette Brown

This account manager can't be bothered by churro ice cream cones but is obsessed with pre-downloading Netflix series to her iPhone.

From Selena to millenials, Latinos continue to shape the American marketing landscape
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From Selena to millenials, Latinos continue to shape the American marketing landscape

As the Smithsonian enshrines the singer's artifacts, a look at how the industry has changed.

100 Years of Ads: Best Use of Comedy
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100 Years of Ads: Best Use of Comedy

To celebrate the 4A's 100th anniversary, Campaign US compiled the top 10 spots that made us laugh.

100 Years of Ads: Best Use of Historical Figures or Events
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100 Years of Ads: Best Use of Historical Figures or Events

To celebrate the 4A's 100th anniversary, Campaign US compiled the top 10 spots that tap into the past.

Recommendation Engine: Fluid's Stephanie Wiseman
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Recommendation Engine: Fluid's Stephanie Wiseman

This director of business development is on a Facebook cleanse while she tries to avoid celebrity diet tips.

100 Years of Ads: Best Sci-Fi Themed Ads
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100 Years of Ads: Best Sci-Fi Themed Ads

To celebrate the 4A's 100th anniversary, Campaign US compiled the top 10 spots that took us to far out places.

100 Years of Ads: Best Campaigns for Social Good
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100 Years of Ads: Best Campaigns for Social Good

To celebrate the 4A's 100th anniversary, Campaign US compiled the top 10 spots that have helped make the world a better place.

The best and worst TV programs of Summer 2017
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The best and worst TV programs of Summer 2017

No longer the domain of reruns, the summer offered viewers both diamonds and duds.

Jam3's 'Invisible Highway' flexes Google's new AR software dev kit
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Jam3's 'Invisible Highway' flexes Google's new AR software dev kit

ARCore gives designers a new OS-level palette to explore

Harvey puts parts of Home Depot college football kickoff campaign on hold
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Harvey puts parts of Home Depot college football kickoff campaign on hold

It is also planning to launch how-to videos on Snapchat on Saturday, but it could delay those as well.

Recommendation Engine: Base Design's Jake Post
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Recommendation Engine: Base Design's Jake Post

This director of operations is opting for podcasts and magazines over books these days and can easily become jealous of photographers' Instagram feeds.

BBH​ ​NY's​ ​#EmojiMeals​ ​campaign​ ​tackles​ ​child​ ​hunger​ ​with​ ​Instagram​ ​Stories
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BBH​ ​NY's​ ​#EmojiMeals​ ​campaign​ ​tackles​ ​child​ ​hunger​ ​with​ ​Instagram​ ​Stories

Interactive posts drive small donations to No Kid Hungry.

After an agency settles a false advertising suit, how scared should the industry be of the FTC?
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After an agency settles a false advertising suit, how scared should the industry be of the FTC?

An advertising lawyer explains what marketers can learn from this unusual case.

100 Years of Ads: Most Memorable Taglines
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100 Years of Ads: Most Memorable Taglines

To celebrate the 4A's 100th anniversary, Campaign US compiled the top 10 slogans from the last century.

15 brands pitch in to help Houston during Hurricane Harvey
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15 brands pitch in to help Houston during Hurricane Harvey

Here is what companies across the nation and headquartered in Houston are doing to help those affected.

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