The Phantom Billstickers e-newsletter Phan Mail is created so sharply and on-topic, that we at M+AD can seldom resist “borrowing” great slabs of it. Here’s a recent illuminating Q&A with a client …
Two Bearded Men take the heat
Two Bearded Men is a production company founded by Tim Pierce & Toby Crawford, hailing from the heart of the Deep South. From the day TBM was born, the company has stayed true to their roots, cutting global business from the quaint town of Wanaka. M+AD had a chat to these hairy buggers as they cracked into a new year of business.
O&M drops ‘Mather’ to unveil new global identity
Ogilvy is ditching Mather, introducing a new corporate identity and cementing months of streamlining with a simplified organisational structure that New York-based global chief executive John Seifert says will “build a new model for our industry”.
AI ‘cannot replace human creativity’
McCann India chairman/ceo/chief creative officer Prasoon Joshi, received a special citation by the Abbys at Goafest 2018 for his immense contribution to advertising.
Aussie import makes good
How many media companies have an arts specialist? “We do,” proclaims Phantom Billboards managing partner/chief billsticker Robin McDonnell, proudly.
Trained animator armed with a bike – and a hi-res eye
M+AD this week continues the Phantom Billstickers’ series of entertaining Q+A profiles of key staffers: Today, it’s the turn of presentation manager Rachel Rowlands.
Paste in his blood
What you are about to read is pure advertorial – but it’s nicely written and entertaining advertorial, done in the unique Phantom Billstickers style …
Art school dropout gets stuff done
Got a crazy idea for a street poster? Chances are it will end up on Ash McKenzie’s desk. He’s the national operations manager at Phantom Billstickers, which (says his boss) looks good on his Linkedin profile, but is really just a fancy way of saying he gets stuff done.
Meet Yahoo’s Minister of Native Affairs
Yahoo New Zealand head of insights, Sydney-based Becky Smith, has been in Auckland and Wellington again this week, talking to clients and creating a native best-practice deck for NZ. She agreed to a short Q+A session:
Doing cool shit – M+AD talks to Conscious Crossing’s Steve Hansen
Clemenger creative Steve Hansen is back on the job in Wellington, quickly recovering from his heady adventures in France last month where he picked up several trophies at this year’s Cannes Festival –including Silver and Bronze Lions for his Conscious Crossings, designed to make people more aware around railway crossings.