Passé or perfectly pleasant? Like it or not, it’s agency holiday card season again

by Shareen Pathak
The halls of an agency are possibly the only place where the words “holiday card” can still generate so much excitement. An agency holiday card used to be a physical piece of mail that was sent to clients and partners to thank them. But today, it’s much more than that: It can be an app, a piece of wearable tech or a music video.Read the full article

Santa Had Help - Meet The Elves Who Made Your Gifts

This year, J. Walter Thompson wanted to recognize some of the hard workers that make the magic of the holidays possible. ‘Santa Had Help’ is a mobile experience that lets you meet the elves who made the gifts you’re giving and receiving. Scan anything from a scented candle to that toy-of-the-year, or even that bottle of “holiday cheer”, and hear how it was made at Santa’s Workshop. Visit SantaHad.Help on your mobile device.

The Holiday Card: The Movie (Official Trailer)

The Holiday Card is a cerebral, suspense thriller-drama that tells the epic story of one creative team that risked everything for a chance at advertising industry glory. To see additional scenes and a video about the inspiration for the movie, visit: Credits: Director - Carter Pagel Producer - Shannon McGarvey Writers - Carter Pagel and Andrew Baird Director of Photography - Andrew Baird Production Company - Moon Pie Media & Ronin ( Aerial Photography - Cloud9Drones ( Sound Recordist - Kyle Graham Music Composition - Massive Music ( Agency - Sanders\Wingo ECD - Shanteka Sigers CD - Carter Pagel Graphic Designer - Sam Bonds Executive Producer - Matt Faris Co-Producer - Ben Wilbanks Editorial Company - Beast ( Editor - Ariel Quintans Assistant Editor - Susan LaMarca Producer - Jonathan Saltzman Executive Producer - Ron Rendon Color Correction - Company 3 ( Colorist - Sean Coleman Sound Studio - ponysound ( Audio Engineer - Jason Hofstetter Grip - Jonathan Braden PAs - Diego Rey and Mary Margaret Davenport Cast Jessica - Anna Schatte Steve - Nicholas Saenz Chief Holiday Card Officer - Chad Warren Steve’s Friend - Jake Pusch Annoying Co-worker - Diego Rey Agency Executive - Roslyn Swindell Mr. Mom - Carter Pagel Neglected Baby - Taos McGarvey Pagel Mystery Elbow - Jonathan Braden Special thanks to Tom and Patty Pagel, Ben Einziger, Leslie Wingo, Scott McAfee, Bob Wingo, Trenzio Turner, Kerry Jackson, Dana Leddy and DeeDee Camozzi Sanders\Wingo has also made donations, in the names of our clients and friends, to the following charities: Reynolds Home - A shelter for homeless women and children Helping Hand Home for Children– A therapeutic home for abused children