Agencies

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Ryerson’s Transmedia Zone experiments with storytelling

The Toronto incubator is hunting for agencies and brands to submit projects that help evolve the transmedia space.

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Top Cannes contenders: Innovation

Strategy is counting down the campaigns most likely to win big at the Palais at this year’s festival.

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DGM Creative set to land in Canada

The Australian creative agency, with clients like Virgin and Mercedes-Benz, has chosen Vancouver for its first global office.

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Draftfcb changes name

Global CEO Carter Murray said it was time for the agency, now called FCB, to simplify its brand name.

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Hill+Knowlton hires a CD

Former Bimm ACD joins the PR shop to lead creative marketing.

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Top Cannes contenders: Creative Effectiveness

Strategy is counting down the campaigns most likely to win big at the Palais at this year’s festival.

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Rethink grows Molson Coors remit

The Toronto agency adds the Creemore account to its growing beer roster.

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SapientNitro Toronto hires an ECD

Michael Howatson, a 20-year industry vet with a strong digital pedigree, joins the agency.

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Soshal and DS+P form partnership

DS+P partner Serge Rancourt and digital agency Soshal CEO Dave Hale weigh in on the new union.

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Top Cannes contenders: Film Craft

Strategy is counting down the campaigns most likely to win big at the Palais at this year’s festival.

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Penguin’s digital book experience

Working with Dare Toronto, the publisher interprets And the Mountain Echoed in a page-for-page transmedia bonanza.

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Contagious launches a new agency model

Is YouTube big enough for its own dedicated agency? These guys think they’ve got the secret to viral success.

Shopper Innovation Awards finalists revealed

As we count down the days until the winning cases are honoured at next week’s show, take a peek at the roster of finalists.

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Inside Innovation: Plastic Mobile plays with wearables

Wristbands, created in the agency’s experimental lab, are being used to reward people for making small talk.

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Bensimon Byrne celebrates 20 years with new wins

From work for Eaton’s to Molson’s “Rant” to its latest Nestle and Constellation wins, we look back at the agency’s last two decades.