Extra Grind School Opens in Uptown

by / December 14, 2018 / Extra Grind is the free after-hours school for overachievers, up-all-nighters and the chronically ad-curious. Looking to bust onto the advertising scene, but your portfolio is a little light? Or maybe you’re already plugging away, but want to pick up some new skills? The fact is, ad school is expensive, and classes can be tough to squeeze into a busy schedule. It might be time to get on your Ex[Read More]

Tim Mattimore Promoted to ECD at BBDO Minneapolis

by / December 11, 2018 / BBDO Minneapolis has announced that Tim Mattimore has been promoted to Executive Creative Director. He was most recently Creative Director. In his new role, Mattimore will partner with President and CEO Neil White to oversee the agency’s creative output. “In the past year, Tim has led teams to develop brand-building work on various Hormel brands and earned the respect and trust of our client[Read More]

Caribou Coffee Laces Up New Partnership with Minnesota Vikings Wide Receiver Adam Thielen

by / December 11, 2018 / Two proud, local Minnesota products will team up Monday Night in Seattle when Minnesota-based Caribou Coffee and Minnesota Vikings All-Pro receiver Adam Thielen unveil a pair of coffee-inspired custom cleats designed to support a cause that’s important to both the brand and superstar player. Beginning today through Dec. 31, Caribou is partnering with Adam and his foundation, the Thielen Foundat[Read More]

All You Have To Do Is Ask And Morsekode Will Deliver

by / December 7, 2018 / When Creative Director, Dain Larson, and his team were tasked with creating the agency holiday video this year, they knew they wanted to do something more. He commented, “We wanted to create something that recipients would cherish—something tangible that would continue to exist long after we were all dead.” So, his team decided to give people almost exactly what they want for the holiday[Read More]

Ampere Communications Jump-Starts 2019 with New Business

by / December 7, 2018 / Ampere Communications, a St. Paul-based public relations consultancy, is ending the year with a jolt of new client assignments, setting the solo agency up for expanded portfolio work in 2019. Ampere was selected to provide public relations and influencer marketing support for Health Warrior, a Richmond, VA-based superfoods company that’s aggressively growing its popular line of plant-based prot[Read More]

Cody Brown Presents New Work for Pryes Brewing Company

by / December 5, 2018 / When a local craft brewery partners with a local filmmaker good things happen, as proof by the latest work from Minneapolis-based director Cody Brown. Brown was recently enlisted to help Pryes Brewing Company get the word out the release of their first canned beer—their flagstaff brew Miraculum—In the Minnesota market. The result is a beautifully crafted thirty-second spot extolling the virtu[Read More]

Gasket Studios Welcomes Patrick Schwalbe

by / December 5, 2018 / Patrick is a creative artist with technical know-how and a coffee maker on his desk. His main focus is dynamic simulations, character animations, and motion effects. He's also pretty good at writing plugins and scripts to improve the lives of his coworkers. In his spare time, he creates short art films, one of which was featured in a TED talk in 2018. He is also the current mentorship director fo[Read More]

Jackson Hole Travel & Tourism Partners with Otso Cycles to Promote Fat Tire Biking in Jackson Hole

by / December 1, 2018 / The Jackson Hole Travel & Tourism Board partnered with Otso Cycles on a new national marketing campaign to reach fat tire cyclists and promote the sport in and around the Teton Mountains near Jackson Hole. “As the sport of fat tire biking grows, Jackson Hole is quickly becoming a destination for enthusiasts,” said Kate Sollitt, executive director, Jackson Hole Travel & Tourism. “We [Read More]