Chuck Carey & Robert Blatchford Launch Compadre

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Industry leaders Chuck Carey and Robert Blatchford have come together to launch Compadre, a creative marketing agency. Using strategy, design, storytelling, and technology, Compadre’s mission is to grow audiences, spark conversations, shape brands, and impact culture. Carey and Blatchford are good friends who have worked for different companies in the entertainment marketing industry for years, starting with Los Angeles-based Troika, …

We Are Royale’s Brien Holman Featured In The Drum

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We Are Royale‘s Partner/Executive Creative Director Brien Holman recently penned a piece on why the recent efforts around the adidas x Donald Glover collaboration were so successful at engaging unsuspecting (& lucky!) fans at Coachella. In addition to the stunt, adidas launched a set of short films featuring Glover and Mo’nique that were tangential to the act of selling shoes. Instead, the …

INPHANTRY Recon: Best Brand Experiences & Activations at Art Basel

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INPHANTRY’s New Business Strategist Mikey Centrella recently shared his thoughts on the best brand experiences and activations at Art Basel and Miami Art Week 2018. Says Centrella: “Overwhelming as it were, I set out to discover which brands were making the biggest impact in the spirit of celebrating art and creativity with consumers at Art Basel. Some brands, such as …

Alkemy X Welcomes Quietman and Creative Director Megan Oepen Into The Fold

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Creative content company Alkemy X has significantly ramped up its creative ranks through two major moves. First, Alkemy X has entered into a joint venture with multidisciplinary studio Quietman. In addition, Alkemy X has brought on director/creative director Megan Oepen. The Quietman deal will see founder/creative director Johnnie Semerad moving the operations of his company into Alkemy X, where both …

Left Field Labs Adds ECD Yann Caloghiris & EVP of Business Development Ken Rivera

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Digital agency Left Field Labs has added Yann Caloghiris as Executive Creative Director and Ken Rivera as Executive Vice President of Business Development. Most recently, Caloghiris was Digital Creative Director at global experiential agency Imagination, where he created digital content and experiences for Ford Motor Company and led research in customer emotional recognition, used for automotive product development and behavioral …

We Are Royale’s Brien Holman on the “New” Golden Age of Advertising

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We Are Royale Partner/ECD Brien Holman recently penned this article on “Why Social Content is Paving the Way for a ‘New’ Golden Age of Advertising” for Little Black Book. In the in-depth piece, Brien highlights why building strategies with a social-first priority fosters a better relationship between consumers and the brands they follow.     Here are some 5 Quick …

We Are Royale Hires Executive Producer Rhys Demery

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Creative & digital agency We Are Royale (Royale) has hired Executive Producer Rhys Demery, who brings nearly 15 years of experience within brand, entertainment, and sports marketing. He’s worked with such clients as Intel, Jeep, Nike, Sony, Ubisoft, and EA Sports, and such traditional and OTT networks as NBC, FX, Hulu, and Amazon. Most recently, Demery was Executive Producer at Big …

Trollbäck+Company Rebrands “NFL GameDay” With An Eye Toward Social & Mobile Audiences

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Design and branding studio Trollbäck+Company recently partnered with NFL Network to create a 360 video brand refresh for its flagship “NFL GameDay” franchise, which offers passionate NFL fans more than 15 hours of analysis, league news, and highlights every Sunday. The new look reflects how Trollbäck+Company is helping sports and entertainment clients alike unify their brand across all platforms, especially …

Heidi Netzley Joins We Are Royale as Director of Business Development

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Creative agency We Are Royale has hired Heidi Netzley as director of business development, where she’ll help the agency evolve its business development process, nurture existing client relationships, and cultivate its direct-to-brand vertical. Netzley’s enthusiasm, combined with her entertainment and network experience, makes her a perfect fit for the company—especially as brand and entertainment clients increasingly look to the agency …