Archive for the ‘03: ready to shine’

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    Ready to Shine: Lia Kim
    LIA KIM COPYWRITER SHANGHAI PARTICIPANT __________________________ What are you hoping to experience at Portfolio Night 10? “Meeting new people who have different background always makes me excited. Being a professional copywriter is difficult, but I believe that whoever is prepared for must have an open mind and be very passionate. For me, since I’m not living...
    at May 23rd, 2012 at 01:05 pm
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    Ready to Shine: Dan Weber
    DAN WEBER COPYWRITER coroflot.com/danielpweber NEW YORK PARTICIPANT __________________________ Why is there so much bad advertising out there? “Because convincing people to trade their hard-earned dollars for your client’s product and no one else’s is not easy.” What would make you indispensable to an ad agency? “I’m smart, funny, and...
    at May 23rd, 2012 at 01:05 pm
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    Ready to Shine: Alaina Woodhull
    ALAINA WOODHULL COPYWRITER cargocollective.com/alainawoodhull AUSTIN PARTICIPANT __________________________ How would you explain your future job to family or friends who don’t know anything about the advertising industry? “It’s not like the movies and I’ll probably never be glamorous or rich. I will also be gone at odd hours of the day and night, cancel...
    at May 23rd, 2012 at 01:05 pm
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    Ready to Shine: Andrew Spielberg
    ANDREW SPIELBERG COPYWRITER theotherspielberg.com LOS ANGELES PARTICIPANT __________________________ What are your favorite non-advertising related creative outlets? “White. Jewish. Rapper.” You’ve been made Chief Creative Officer for a day. What new rule would you declare for your agency? “Everyone has to yell out 5 random words throughout the day....
    at May 23rd, 2012 at 01:05 pm
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    Ready to Shine: CJ Cobianco
    CJ COBIANCO COPYWRITER cjcobianco.tumblr.com DALLAS PARTICIPANT __________________________ What are you doing to get ready for PN10? “Stretching. And cultivating my portfolio. I didn’t go to an ad school, and I don’t have an art directing partner, either. So it needs all the focus it can get. The PN10 “creative bites” have been helpful....
    at May 22nd, 2012 at 03:05 pm
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    Ready to Shine: Pulkit Sankhala
    PULKIT SANKHALA MASS MEDIA STUDENT MUMBAI PARTICIPANT __________________________ Name one ad or campaign over the past year or so that absolutely blew you away, and tell us why you loved it. “The Mumbai Mirror TVC named ‘I AM MUMBAI’ made by the ad agency ‘Taproot India’ was an exceptional ad which pretty much expressed what every citizen feels. It had...
    at May 22nd, 2012 at 03:05 pm
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    Ready to Shine: Jose “Pepe” Hernandez
    JOSE “PEPE” HERNANDEZ COPYWRITER PORTFOLIO NIGHT 10 CITY PARTICIPANT __________________________ Tell us about the most unusual job you ever had. “I was a lawyer for a while. We mostly represented giants, but one time I helped indigent workers recover what was rightfully theirs from a crooked contractor. That was the best part of the job. Everything...
    at May 22nd, 2012 at 02:05 pm
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    Ready to Shine: Gerardo Guillén
    GERARDO GUILLEN CREATIVE gerardoguillen.com AUSTIN PARTICIPANT __________________________ Tell us about the most unusual job you ever had. “Selling grass. And no I don’t mean illegal grass, I mean grass grass.” Name three people who inspire you that have nothing to do with the advertising industry. “Michael Jordan Steve Jobs Michael ‘Squints’...
    at May 22nd, 2012 at 02:05 pm
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    Ready to Shine: Eric Neal
    ERIC NEAL ART DIRECTOR ericneal.ca TORONTO PARTICIPANT __________________________ If you could skip advertising and take a totally different career path, what would you see yourself doing? “I’d be an entrepreneur for a tech start-up for a social media platform.” How would you explain your future job to family or friends who don’t know anything about the...
    at May 22nd, 2012 at 02:05 pm
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    Ready to Shine: Kaity Gruenling
    KAITY GRUENLING ART DIRECTOR kaitygruenling.com NEW YORK PARTICIPANT __________________________ What are you hoping to experience at Portfolio Night 10? “I’m hoping to get some great feedback on my portfolio and meet some fantastic, like-minded people in the process.” What are some of your brainstorming techniques? “100 mph thinking: spit out anything...
    at May 22nd, 2012 at 02:05 pm
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    Ready to Shine: Jeff Barry
    JEFF BARRY COPYWRITER JeffBarryCreative.com LOS ANGELES PARTICIPANT __________________________ When did you realize you wanted to get into advertising? “Writing has saved my life on more than one occasion. But that’s another story for another time. With that said, it’s always been both my escape and my weapon of choice. In college, I served on the executive...
    at May 21st, 2012 at 12:05 pm
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    Ready to Shine: Kally Minakakis
    KALLY MINAKAKIS ART DIRECTOR Kally.ca TORONTO PARTICIPANT __________________________ When did you realize you wanted to get into advertising? “I realized that I wanted to get into advertising when I was 19 years old. But I was told to follow the straight path, go to university, do something with my life. I went to university but I just couldn’t shake my...
    at May 21st, 2012 at 12:05 pm
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    Ready to Shine: Aswini Kumar Das
    ASWINI KUMAR DAS VISUALISER MUMBAI PARTICIPANT __________________________ What are you hoping to experience at Portfolio Night 10? “To gain some new knowledge and ideas about advertising.” Can creativity be taught? “Yes, of course. But it depend on one’s interest and dedication.” If you could only pick one, which is your favorite advertising medium...
    at May 21st, 2012 at 12:05 pm
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    Ready to Shine: Luiz Vasques Paccillo
    LUIZ VASQUES PACCILLO COPYWRITER cargocollective.com/luiz_paccillo NEW YORK PARTICIPANT __________________________ Name one ad or campaign over the past year or so that absolutely blew you away, and tell us why you loved it. “K-Swiss latest campaign by 72andSunny. If I was to transcript the commercial here I would run out of “bleeps”, still it’s top copywriting....
    at May 21st, 2012 at 11:05 am
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    Ready to Shine: Sam Caren
    SAM CAREN ART DIRECTOR Imaginationswhiskey.blogspot.com DUBLIN PARTICIPANT __________________________ What are you hoping to experience at Portfolio Night 10? “I want to get my name out there and make some more contacts, show the decision makers what I can do, get feedback and hopefully meet some fellow young creatives. Maybe even find someone to collaborate with....
    at May 21st, 2012 at 11:05 am
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    Ready to Shine: Tamás Négyesi
    TAMAS NEGYESI COPYWRITER BUDAPEST PARTICIPANT __________________________ Can creativity be taught? “I think creativity comes from your life experiences, things that you saw, read or ultimately learned. So, yes creativity can be taught. If you are open enough, then ideas will never stop flashing in your head…” What’s your cure for writer’s block? “There...
    at May 18th, 2012 at 11:05 am