Rightly or wrongly, awards copped a beating last year. Advertising has been having a love-hate affair with awards since the first awards program dared to judge its work. Most of the major awards programs have made changes this year to win back hearts. But what about the actual judging process? Could jury rooms do it … More THE STABLE’S CHATS: COULD AWARDS JURIES DO A BETTER JOB?
Jimmy Smith – Chairman & CCO of the Amusement Park Universe: Many people know how influential advertising greats Tom Burrell, Alma Hopkins, Lewis Williams, Jo Muse, Dan Wieden, John Jay, Jim Riswold, Jon Kamen, David Lubars, Lee Clow, Michael Roth and funk legend, Bootsy Collins have been in the career of Jimmy Smith. However, what … More Icons and Rock Stars – Jimmy Smith!
Geoff Edwards, newly appointed, VP, Executive Creative Director, R/GA LA Featured on the cover of Creativity Magazine’s inaugural “Creativity 50” and Boards Magazine‘s “Top 50 Art Directors” in America, Geoff Edwards’ acute sensitivity to the potential of storytelling has fueled his career while inspiring others at the same time. As Co-Head of Creative at CAA … More Icons and Rock Stars – Geoff Edwards!
Originally appeared on SHOTS Gina Grillo, president and CEO, The Advertising Club of New York/International ANDY Awards, discusses this year’s ANDYs and why change is good… The ANDYs has altered its approach this year by paring back the categories to just five; do you think the breadth of categories in many awards shows has got … More Why Less is More For the ANDY Awards
Kinney joined Tribal Worldwide in 2007 and currently acts as Executive Creative Director of Tribal New York. He has led creative teams at Tribal on high-profile brands including 3 Musketeers, IAMS, Milky Way, National Football League, Advil, Wounded Warrior Project, Nickelodeon, The Lunchbox Fund, Intel, Johnson & Johnson, Pepsi, Alcon, Diageo, Philips, UNICEF and Neutrogena. … More Icons & Rock Stars – Kinney Edwards!
Danny Robinson SVP/Group Creative Director The Martin Agency Remember when Oprah gave away 276 Pontiac G6s? Danny was a part of that brand integration that made marketing history. But then again, Danny has always thought big — maybe in part because he’s a creative director with an MBA. Danny cofounded Vigilante, at a time when … More Icons and Rock Stars – Danny Robinson!
Shanteka Sigers is senior vice president and executive creative director at Sanders\Wingo. She designs brand stories. Business Insider lists her as one of the Most Creative Women In Advertising. Black Enterprise has twice named her one of the Top Women Executives in Advertising and Marketing. Complex Magazine called her one of the Top Creative Innovators. … More Icons and Rock Stars – Shanteka Sigers!