Portlandia receives 2 Emmy Nods, Weiden + Kennedy receives 3

Today the Emmy Nominations were announced and “Portlandia” came away with two big nominations.  The show was nominated for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series.  Writers Fred Armisen, Carrie Brownstein, Jonathan Kreisel and Karey Dornetto were all listed in the nomination.  The show was also recognized for Outstanding Directing in a Variety Series thanks to […]

Intel, Portland Incubator Experiment, W+K, and Oregon Film come together for a “Narrative Hack”

Isn’t it fun talking about “the future”?  Well this past spring Intel Labs, the Portland Incubator Experiment, Weiden + Kennedy and the Governor’s Office of Film and Television decided to spend a weekend in May looking into the future of narrative storytelling.  We reached out to 16 different creative professionals with their own unique expertise […]

Superbowl Ads Once Again Have an Oregon Connection

Last year Portland’s powerhouse ad agency Weiden + Kennedy made waves with their Chrysler commercial featuring Eminem.  This year it was Clint Eastwood.  (I can’t embed the clip so here’s the link) http://www.youtube.com/chrysler?sid=1037056&KWNM=chrysler+commercial&KWID=3179744957SB_2012&channel=paidsearch The spot which aired at halftime of the Superbowl was almost as much of a pep rally as it was a commercial.  […]

MoPix – Setting out to Create a Post-DVD Experience – Demos at PIE Demo Day

This past year Portland Headquartered Ad Agency Weiden + Kennedy had a realization.  They needed to be better connected to innovative tech startups.  So what did they do?  They freed up some office space and started their own startup incubator called the Portland Incubator Experiment.  With the help of several brands including Coca-Cola, Target, and […]

Weiden + Kennedy: The Future of Creative Business – check it out!

I just came across this interesting talk from two Weiden + Kennedy employees talking about the future of creative business.  I found it very interesting and worth watching.  Weiden + Kennedy over the past few years have been pushing the envelope of what a creative advertising agency does and the results have been very successful.  […]

Check out W+K’s Ian Tait’s Presentation – it’s good!

I saw a tweet from W+K today and immediately got immersed with Ian Tait’s presentation on this website.  He was speaking recently in London at the Creativity and Technology conference.  I HIGHLY RECOMMEND that every creative professional in Oregon check this out.  Ian joined W+K a year or so ago after success in the digital […]