Friday Brags: Interactive Idea Awards, 30 of the most creative people in advertising, and more!

Friday Brags: Interactive Idea Awards, 30 of the most creative people in advertising, and more!

YOU are the reason why LA is the creative capital of the world. So enter our Interactive Idea Awards by 3/7. Check out the categories! #thinkAwards   According to Business Insider, here are the 30 most creative people in advertising under 30. Congrats to Yisha Zhang @ Team One, Rachel Mercer @ Deutsch LA, Matt League @Innocean and Lauren Perlow @ TBWA\MediaArtsLab!
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Thursday Thoughts: thinkLA Interactive Idea Awards

Thursday Thoughts: thinkLA Interactive Idea Awards

You are the reason why LA is the creative capital of the world. In what ways do you see creative flourish in LA? What are some campaigns that are killing it right now?  

Friday Brags: Omelet’s new Chief Creative Officer, Facebook buys WhatsApp, and navigating Snapchat!

Friday Brags: Omelet’s new Chief Creative Officer, Facebook buys WhatsApp, and navigating Snapchat!

Omelet names Sarah Anderson to Chief Creative Officer. She will continue to oversee all creative for clients. Read more.       Facebook agrees to buy WhatsApp for $16 billion.       Here’s a cool infographic by Marketo on how brands can navigate Snapchat.  

Thursday Thoughts: Nostalgia

Thursday Thoughts: Nostalgia

 ”Nostalgia is an extremely efficient tool for selling stuff.” - Megan Garber, The Atlantic bit.ly/1daTVVq Rarely seen photos of 19th-century LA, Santa Monica unveiled by Huntington Library  

Friday Brags: “Separate Together”, LA a Startup Town, and Digital Advertising & Online Dating!

Friday Brags: “Separate Together”, LA a Startup Town, and Digital Advertising & Online Dating!

Sony, Wieden+Kennedy and corp member UM just launched their “Separate Together” program, which features a documentary and a truly amazing web experience on a miniature world.   How Los Angeles is Kind Of, Almost A Startup Town. Read more.       Be Mine: Parallels Between Digital Advertising & Online Dating. Adconion Direct’s Patrick Giordani explains via AdWeek.    
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Thursday Thoughts: Songs of L.A.

Thursday Thoughts: Songs of L.A.

“Let the myriad songs that mention Los Angeles be proof that this metropolis leaves an impression.” - @LATimes http://guides.latimes.com/songs-of-los-angeles/

Friday Brags: Ad Age’s A-list, Best Super Bowl Commercials and more!

Friday Brags: Ad Age’s A-list, Best Super Bowl Commercials and more!

Ad Age’s Agency A-list is out! See who made the list, including Deutsch, Huge and 180LA       TBWA\Chiat\Day LA and Gatorade showcase ‘Bit Bottles’, a project in which 3840 bottles were placed outside Trump Soho.     Dailey LA,  Saatchi & Saatchi, Fire Station, Deutsch named best super bowl commercials in The Daily Beast.     ValueClick entered a new phase on Monday when it rebranded as Conversant.