• Griffin Archer Is Making A Splash

    by / August 25, 2021 /

    It’s the advertising jingle you know you know. In fact, you can probably sing the words. You might even call it an “earworm,” since you can’t get it out of your head.

    Having been in business for 76 years, Eagan, Minn.-based Factory Motor Parts (FMP) knows the power of a jingle, which were once among the most common types of advertising.

    In fact, the recognizable, long-running musical ditty that accompanied its SPLASH brand of windshield washer fluid was heard on radi[Read More]

  • The Lighthouse Mouse Wins National Addy Awards

    by / July 6, 2021 /

    From the desks of Gasket Studios:

    Our little Lighthouse Mouse continues to impress. The National American Advertising Federation awarded The Lighthouse Mouse with a Silver Addy for Cinematography and a Gold Addy for CGI. Once again we’re so proud to have been able to work with The Minnesota Lottery and Periscope on this amazing project. 

    As the seasons change and our routines adjust to the world around us, we sometimes forget that it’s not just humans affected [Read More]

  • VOLT Studios Staff Stories: Kurtis Benson

    by / May 11, 2021 /

    Kurtis knew he loved art early on. When you grow up on Cartoon Network programs like Toonami and Adult Swim, it’s easy to fall in love with animation!

    He took every art class in high school and got solid grades, but once he learned he could make a career out of it, he knew he had to pursue it. After enrolling at The Art Institute, he trained in a spirited environment with a healthy dose of competition.

    “One of my best friends from the class was competitive. Each time we’[Read More]

  • Toro White Glove Delivery

    by / April 2, 2021 /

    Gasket partnered with Toro to create a fun and informative animation to help people know that their Toro products are always in good hands all the way from the factory to your doorstep. When buying a brand-new Toro zero-turn mower, you want to know it’s going to arrive ready to use in mint condition. To put their customers at ease, Toro instituted their White Glove Delivery program for online purchases. Gasket Studios also worked with Toro closely while developing this spot to ensure we inc[Read More]

  • Tickets for AdFed’s The Show Now on Sale

    by / February 18, 2021 /

    A new virtual spin on the classic event mixes virtual and physical elements for an event like never before.

    AdFed’s The Show is back for 2021 in a whole new format – an immersive virtual experience. It's THE SHOW 2021: because nothing on earth can quench the creative need for praise. This award ceremony has celebrated Minnesota’s advertising community’s achievements in creativity for almost a century. [Read More]

  • The Timberwolves Start Basketball Season With An Anthemic New Spot

    by / December 28, 2020 /

    With a shortened basketball season, NBA teams can feel the stakes rising—none more so than the Minnesota Timberwolves.
    The Timberwolves have the No. 1 draft pick for this quick-turn season and they’re making their name known with an introduction that can’t be forgotten. Their dynamic new video spot comes from a hometown agency, Minneapolis-based Fallon, and has the exact kind of energy that we can’t wait to see on the court. Appropriately named ‘Raised By Wolves,’[Read More]