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Tasty continues its growth with launch of new Canadian studio

BuzzFeed’s new Tasty Studio allows brand partners to create content locally.


When Canadian Tire set out to create
a dreamy winter wonderland for its
winsome, heartwarming Christmas
tale, there was only one problem: they
were shooting in August. Alter Ego was
tapped to bring the storybook world to
life – and to add a lot of snow.

The New Collaborators: Alter Ego

The post shop’s full-service offering delivers ambitious briefs on budget


For National Fry Day, Thinkingbox worked with McDonald's Canada and Cossette in collaboration with WondrMakr and Quiver to create a Kiosk that allowed fry fans to proclaim their love from a mountain top via a massive mock drive-thru

The New Collaborators: Thinkingbox

The Vancouver company’s acquisitions give studio access to a roster of specialists under one banner


The H.U.G Collective: (front row) Derek Sewell and Josefina Nadurata,
Holiday Films/H.U.G co-founders; (back row) Michael Corbiere, Nimble
Content/The Cavalry exec producer; Mike Hachey, Recess Post exec
producer; and Andrew Lynch, Nimble Content/The Cavalry exec producer

The New Collaborators: Holiday Films

The full-service production network adds ease and value


Kevin Saffer and Cynthia Heyd, founders of content production studio HeydSaffer, put on new masks with Fyfe Shader, their new company that allows brands and agencies to more easily access directing talent.

The New Collaborators: Fyfe Shader

The company’s freelance filmmakers allow brands and agencies to work more closely on content creation


To capitalize on the rabid appetite for all things Raps,
Zulubot created a social campaign that recalled that very famous dinosaur movie for Tim Hortons in just 24 hours.

The New Collaborators: Zulubot

Agile production model meets clients’ time-sensitive needs


try to fly, teamwork concept

The New Collaborators

Creative production solutions for brands’ new content needs


adHOME digs deep to win Ontario One Call review

Non-profit shifts focus to change consumer behaviour ahead of Dig Safe Month



Marketing Awards deadline extended

There are now 10 more days to get the marketing cred your work deserves.


Church+State worked with BILD – the home builders industry association – to help its home show business better reflect what a home means in 21st century Toronto.

The Indie List: Church+State

Applying a coup d’etat mentality to brand growth


To establish goat milk formula in the US, Kabrita turned to Mackie Biernacki, which created a digital video campaign and online assets that featured a voice-activated “smart goat” that provided useful information on the benefits of formula made from goat milk.

The Indie List: Mackie Biernacki

Where every problem doesn’t look like a nail



The Indie List: ruby & foster

A marketing agency for the 21st century


To accelerate brand awareness across Latin America, The Mark helped Scotiabank create a new media and always-on digital content strategy including partnerships with Concacaf, FOX Sports and National Geographic.

The Indie List: The Mark

Earning brand love, and building business, one story at a time


Canadians For Clean Prosperity’s satirical take on “fake news” showed unscrupulous media moguls using underhanded means to hide facts about carbon taxes.

The Indie List: Republic

Empathy and Gen Z lead the way as a new way of running an agency


“Lolli: The Exhibit Nobody Wants to Talk About,” featured 10,824 lollipops to drive awareness of the prevalence of child pornography on behalf of the Canadian Centre for Child Protection.

The Indie List: No Fixed Address

Three years later, all grown up