• acowsay cinema Gives Back, Launches “Inspired By Story”

    by / February 19, 2019 /

    For acowsay cinema, the decision to tell a story is about seizing the opportunity—giving a voice to people whose stories have the power to inspire others to action.

    On Sunday, February 17—National Random Acts of Kindness Day for those unfamiliar—acowsay cinema proudly shared the first installment of their new original series "Inspired By Story," as part of a philanthropic initiative created to inspire others to action through the stories we share.

    "Inspired By Story" wil[Read More]

  • Gasket Studios X Raymond James—Overconfidence

    by / February 18, 2019 /

    Making decisions about financial matters is complicated, especially when you consider the unconscious biases that may lead us astray. Even experienced investors can run into trouble. Thankfully, companies like Raymond James are here to help.

    With their expertise and Gasket’s animation and storytelling know-how, the two worked together to create a series of videos to help investors better understand what mental forces may be influencing their decisions, and how to counter them.

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  • Solve’s Roman Paluta Announces Retirement

    by / February 18, 2019 /

    After a long, distinguished agency career, Roman Paluta is going to focus on life beyond advertising. Instead of searching for clients, Paluta, Director of Business Development and Partner at Solve, will enjoy a new chapter, including working the land on his farm in Northern Wisconsin.

    Before joining Solve six years ago, Roman held a variety of positions at agencies including Leo [Read More]

  • SCHERMER Featured in Forrester’s 2019 B2B Marketing Agencies Report

    by / February 18, 2019 /

    Forrester published its first-ever North America B2B Marketing Agencies Report, providing an in-depth look at the B2B marketing landscape, trends and top agencies. Profiled in the report was Minneapolis-based B2B marketing agency SCHERMER, whose clients include 3M, ADP, Red Wing Shoes, Cargill, Dupont and Resideo.

    Although the report is available to clients only, you can read a synopsis of what Forres[Read More]

  • Chris Bordeaux & His Dog Celebrate New Role at Shinebox

    by / February 13, 2019 /

    In October, Shinebox welcomed Chris Bordeaux to the agency as Digital Producer. Bordeaux will play an important role as a logistical leader, crafting unique experiences in the growing digital department.

    After starting his career in Los Angeles, Bordeaux returned to Minneapolis and became a 2016 AdFed 32 Under 32 award recipient. He enjoys home improvement projects, lounging by the pool, and volunteering for LGBTQ business empowerment organizations. Bordeaux’s technology-influenced [Read More]

  • Wunderman and VOLT Studios Join Forces for You & Blue

    by / February 13, 2019 /

    VOLT Studios was asked by Wunderman to splash a little blue throughout the new Blue Cross Blue Shield spots. Through careful (and early morning) VFX supervision, some 3D and compositing wizardry, VOLT was able to make Blue Cross Blue Shield's blue shine.

    VFX Supervision: Steve Medin, DIRECTOR: Roger Sackett, COLOR: Oscar Oboza, VFX/FINISH: Steve Medin PRODUCER: Kat Naden.

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  • 🏠 Friends & Neighbors Makes The Mayhew Feel Right at Home 🏠

    by / February 12, 2019 /

    Located on the shores of Lake Superior, The Mayhew is a boutique hotel that truly lives up to the specialty experience. Friends & Neighbors jumped at the opportunity to design the brand and identity system for this hotel in the funky-quaint-cool Northern Minnesota vacation destination of Grand Marais.

    The owners left no detail overlooked, ensuring the beautifully crafted design truly shines through from the custom exterior signage to the lobby to the décor of each of the uniquely[Read More]