PORTAL A HELPS STEPHEN CURRY CROWN THE WORLD’S GREATEST STAY-AT-HOME ATHLETE

by / July 2, 2020 /

YouTube Originals has announced “UHC: Ultimate Home Championship,” a first-of-its-kind competition special on host Stephen Curry’s YouTube channel. The competition features some of sports celebs like The F2, Ryan García, DeAndre Jordan, Kristopher London, Von Miller, Ronda Rousey and Lindsey Vonn, and “sideline commentators” including gaming superstar Tyler “Ninja” Blevins, ESPN’s Katie Nolan, and Saturday Night Live’s Ego Nwodim. 

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Camp + King, Papa John’s and Shaq Launch New Shaq-a-Roni Pizza

by / July 2, 2020 /

And in these dark times, a beautiful, shining light came through... in the form of a pizza.

Ok, we may be getting desperate in our sheltering-in-place, but Papa John’s announcement of the launch of the new Shaq-a-Roni pizza in collaboration with board member and restaurant owner Shaquille O’Neal made us happy.

Designed to deliver a bigger pizza experience, Papa John’s will donate one dollar from every Shaq-a-Roni sold through August 23, 2020 to The Papa John’s Foundati[Read More]

1606 Studio Cuts Bed Bath and Beyond “Home is Everything” Campaign for Evolution Bureau

by / July 1, 2020 /

Despite the pandemic, work goes on! Case in point: 1606 Studio editors Brandy Troxler and Brian Lagerhausen worked with Evolution Bureau to cut the “Home is Everything” campaign for Bed Bath & Beyond. The campaign was shot in the homes of a diverse set of cinematographers during the early days of shelter-in-place. It includes numerous spots for tv, web and social. The films are about the importance of home—and how Bed Bath & Beyond can make it a little better.

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Local CD reminds us “We can’t have Pride unless we’re proud of all of us.”

by / July 1, 2020 /

Joe Sayaman, a CD/copywriter in San Francisco, and a gay, Filipino, first-generation immigrant, wanted to do something to commemorate a historic Pride Month.

"I recognized that LGBTQ+ Pride and true progress in our community means nothing if it doesn’t recognize the struggles of other minorities that intersect with ours, especially those within our own rainbow circle — be it trans, black, indigenous, immigrant, refugees, HIV-positive, or differently-abled people," he told us.

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The Dying of The Ice

by / July 1, 2020 /

With the virus raging havoc on life, its easy to forget how desperate of a situation we are facing from climate change. Sfdrones.tv, a SF based aerial cinematography company, set out to make a 'visual meditation' on the theme of climate and the arctic. Rather then bash people over their heads, they simply showed the incredible beauty of glaciers.

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