Portland’s Hinge Digital, a full-service 3D animation and visual effects studio, is answering the growing demand for customized high-quality computer graphics services. Founded by Roland Gauthier, Michael Kuehn and Alex Tysowsky, Hinge Digital offers over four decades of combined experience in high-quality photo-real CG and character animation at renowned studios including Walt Disney Feature Animation, […]

Tillamook Encourages Fans/Customers To Talk About Ice Cream

Steve Strauss, writing in American Express’ OPEN Forum, notes that Tillamook Ice Cream leveraged Facebook to create the brand’s new TV advertising. The Oregon dairy asked their Facebook fans what they thought of when they took their first bite of Tillamook Ice Cream. People posted some great stories, so much so that the dairy decided […]

America Builds Cool, Badass Stuff: The Chevrolet Version

Here’s the new Chevrolet (don’t call it Chevy!) Corvette spot from Goodby, Silverstein & Partners: This comes not too long after Wieden’s Jeep and Dodge spots. Sounds like America certainly needs some reassuring these days, doesn’t it?

In Portland, It’s A Material World

Ben Jacklet at Oregon Business is reporting on Portland Center for Innovation and Design, an emerging materials library for the design community. Sohrab Vossoughi, CEO of Ziba Design, is spearheading the initiative. Vossoughi says the plan is to set up a Portland branch for Material Connexion, a global design consultancy which runs a “library of […]

Man On A Horse Gallops In To Twitter Town, Takes Engagement To Another Place

Agency: Wieden+Kennedy

Can Advertising Solve The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?

Saatchi & Saatchi’s Tel Aviv office is hoping there’s wisdom in the crowds. They’re looking for suggestions to solve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict via The Impossible Brief. Visitors to the site are encouraged to upload their ideas for a chance to win a trip to Cannes next year. The requisite Facebook page already has some suggestions, […]

Have Web Show Will Travel

Hollywood producer and award winning casting director, Lauren Lloyd, wants to get her some of this Webvertainment thing that everyone’s so hopped up on. So she created BigTV, which airs shows like “The Unemployment Chronicles.” “We’re about ultra-passionate people, who want to host their own shows,” says Lloyd. BigTV is presently looking for hosts with […]

All Hands On The Technology

According to The New York Times, Kirshenbaum Bond Senecal & Partners and Popular Science are teamed up in an experiment meant to educate the agency and its clients on advances in communications technology. The Test Kitchen is housed in a 350-square-foot former conference room in the offices of the Media Kitchen and Kirshenbaum Bond Senecal […]