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  • Branded Entertainment Expert Doug Scott Joins WME IMG From Ad Shop Ogilvy

    Doug Scott,a veteran advertising executive known for his expertise in weaving advertiser products into content, is joining WME IMG as the agency's executive vice president of marketing and brand solutions. The addition marks another bit of shuffle at...
  • Billy Joel, Once A Stranger To Advertising, Is Becoming A Commercial Big Shot

    Billy Joel has moved from "Allentown" to Madison Avenue. The piano-playing hitmaker was once regarded by advertisers as one of music's "untouchables" - artists like Bruce Springsteen, Neil Young, Tom Petty and R.E.M. who shun the idea of aligning one...
  • Jon Avnet and WIGS Partners Launch Digital Studio Backed by ITV, WPP

    The trio of filmmakers who launched digital studio WIGS -- "Black Swan" exec producer Jon Avnet together with his son Jake Avnet and Rodrigo Garcia -- have formed a new venture: Indigenous Media, backed by British broadcaster ITV and global advertising...
  • Bruce Rosenblum joins Legendary Entertainment

    Legendary Entertainment has a new man of steel. Monday, the closely held entertainment company announced that it has tapped Bruce Rosenblum, the former top television executive at Warner Bros., to be its president of television and digital media....
  • Weinstein Co. and Cary Woods Pictures announce production deal

    Weinstein Co. and Cary Woods Pictures announce production deal
    Weinstein Co. and Cary Woods Pictures, which worked together on "Swinger" and "Scream," are looking to re-create past success.  TWC is partnering with Woods on an exclusive first-look production deal, the companies said Monday. The team collaborated...
  • Fullscreen launches platform for monetizing YouTube videos

    Fullscreen launches platform for monetizing YouTube videos
    Fullscreen, a digital media company with one of the biggest channels on YouTube, has helped build followings for five-second films and a dubstep violinist, and now it’s doing more to help creative types make money. The Culver City company, founded...
  • A non-SOPA broadside aimed at online piracy hotbeds

    A non-SOPA broadside aimed at online piracy hotbeds
    After months of talks with rights-holders, operators of some of the largest online advertising networks announced the steps they'll take to try to cut off online piracy hotbeds from the flow of marketing dollars. Their voluntary best practices drew praise...
  • Omnicom, Publicis merging to create global advertising behemoth

    Omnicom, Publicis merging to create global advertising behemoth
    Two of the world's largest advertising holding companies -- Omnicom Group Inc. in New York and Publicis Groupe in Paris -- have agreed to merge into the world's largest agency with a market value that would exceed $35 billion. The two companies...
  • Omnicom, Publicis merger could benefit rivals, spur other deals

    Omnicom, Publicis merger could benefit rivals, spur other deals
    The planned merger of Omnicom Group Inc. in New York and Publicis Groupe in Paris into the world's biggest advertising firm gives the combined company lots of clout.  The deal was designed to give the new company more leverage when negotiating...
  • Quintessential Chicago ad man has evolved with the industry, rising to the occasion

    Quintessential Chicago ad man has evolved with the industry, rising to the occasion
    During four decades as a quintessential Chicago ad man, Ron Bess has steered campaigns for clients from McDonald's to Gatorade while climbing the ranks at some of the city's most prominent agencies. Bess, a natural pitchman, well-schooled leader and...
  • John McCain's power-broker: Mr. Black

     
    by Mark Silva Hillary Clinton had to sideline Mark Penn when the adviser's professional work as a lobbyist -- flogging Colombia -- got in the way of Clinton's campaign. Barack Obama has escewed campaign money from lobbyists, but not from......