-This tribute to the NHL’s Stanley Cup stars a lot of guys with funny accents. It was produced by Baby Bear’s Porridge, directed by Samuel Bayer of Superprime Films and edited by Steve Bell of Cutters New York.
–Tim Vaccarino of MullenLowe Boston picked “This Is Sportscenter” as one of his three favorite ads. Sadly, the campaign appears to be inactive at the moment.
-Who knew that display advertising only works when shoppers can actually see it?
-ICYMI, Airbnb’s Jonathan Mildenhall thinks it’s now or never for the diversity-challenged ad industry.
-GSD&M president Marianne Malina told Digiday that “the 15 top ECDs in the business today” all worked at Cole & Weber. Did they, though?
-Nike will be launching a new “Be True” campaign dedicated to LGBT causes.
-The company’s biggest win this month: the NBA playoffs and all those brand ambassadors.
-The Chinese are coming to Cannes this year, according to AdAge.