• John Randle’s Center for Trash-Talking Awareness and Self-Healing Now Open, Thanks to Sleep Number

    by / January 18, 2020 /

    In a new integrated campaign, NFL Hall-of-Famer John Randle is transformed by a good night’s rest on his Sleep Number 360 smart bed. As a defensive lineman, John was known for his relentless trash-talking and aggressive style of play. The new campaign lightheartedly shows how Randle, thanks to Sleep Number, is a changed man – ready to help others on their journey to health and self-improvement.

    Sleep Number is the Official Health + Wellness partner of the NF[Read More]

  • There Are No Cats On Mortarr

    by / January 18, 2020 /

    The team at Mortarr has a small media budget and an even smaller production budget. Enter YouTube preroll ads.

    Now imagine for a moment that you're an interior designer (you can be a successful, good looking one if you'd like, it's your imagination remember) working on your latest commercial project for a corporate office. You're a bit tired of comparing paint samples and suddenly you get an email from a coworker with a link to what looks like, ah yes it is, a link, a YouTube video. Y[Read More]

  • Volt Studios Partners With HandsOn Twin Cities

    by / December 19, 2019 /

    VOLT Studios recently had the honor of working with HandsOn Twin Cities for their 2019 Be The Change Gala.

    HandsOn Twin Cities is the Twin Cities only full-service volunteer center that both promotes and facilitates volunteerism while improving the community’s ability to create more impact with the time generously given by volunteers. They work with all types of volunteers, companies, and nonprofit affiliates to ensure that every hour spent in the community is valuable.

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  • Periscope and Minnesota Lottery Bring Us Dwight Elephant

    by / December 13, 2019 /

    Periscope has created a new video campaign for the Minnesota Lottery featuring the epically-festive Dwight Elephant, the ultimate gift-giving expert. He may still live with his mom, but that doesn’t stop this presumed holiday influencer from dishing out healthy helpings of holiday cheer and advice.

    All you have to do is call 1-866-DWIGHTY, and Dwight will help solve all of your holiday gift-giving quandaries. And on top of gift ideas, he offers holiday bedtime stories, merry limeric[Read More]

  • Alex Frecon Thinks Edina Liquor’s Free Delivery Is Too Good To Be True

    by / December 4, 2019 /

    The Brief: Edina Liquor had a new offering—free delivery in 2 hours or less, with a $35 minimum order. The problem was, nobody in town seemed to know about it. Alex was tasked with breaking the news in an entertaining way that resonated with a millennial+ audience.

    The Strategy: Free delivery in 2 hours or less is a good deal. A really good deal. In fact, it’s such a good deal that when you hear about it, you might start to wonde[Read More]

  • Submissions for The Show are Open

    by / December 2, 2019 /

    The Advertising Federation of Minnesota (AdFed) has opened submissions for The Show. The Show is an annual event to recognize and reward the creative spirit of excellence in the art of advertising. Categories of this year’s Show are: Sales Promotion; Direct Marketing; Magazine Advertising; Newspaper Advertising; Ambient Media; Out-of-home; Websites; Social Media; Apps, Games and Virtual Reality; Blog Digital Publications; Radio Advertising; Television Advertising; Cinema Advertisi[Read More]

  • Minneapolis Production Company Current Resident Celebrates One Year of Being Alive

    by / November 25, 2019 /

    Production company and content studio Current Resident just capped off its first full year of business with a party to celebrate the city’s up-and-coming creative talent.

    “Last year, Current Resident was just three dudes sitting in an empty warehouse space. The only reason we’ve been able to come so far so fast is because there’s a ton of talented people in this town who are hungry to do great work,” said Current Resident co-founder Patrick Shelton.

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