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5 RFPs in One Post

Steve’s breakdown: They may be smaller and some local but they are all In Review! Come-and-get-it! Become a member of Ratti Report and receive up to 40 new business leads...

Crowdsourced Creative: In or Out

Steve’s breakdown: With Mattel’s announcement of their multi-year partnership with Tongal we think it’s time to make the decision whether or not to participate. We’ve been encouraging agencies to try it...

Creative & Media review: City of Redmond

Steve’s breakdown: The City of Redmond is interested in seeking proposals from qualified firms to provide a proposal for a creative marketing and media package in accordance with the solicitation...

Website RFP for TeamCalifornia

Steve’s breakdown: TeamCalifornia is a non-profit membership-based corporation that brings together economic development organizations to market their communities for business investment and job creation. The main contact is Larry Vaupel, Board...

Tongal projects to Review

Steve’s breakdown: These contest are a great way to train the youngins, maybe win some cash and, mostly, impress some brands you’d might never be able to pitch. Here’s what’s...

Project-based free-for-all pitch at Dannon

Steve’s breakdown: Wild goose chase or great opportunity to work for a great brand. Read on . . . WHITEPLAINS, NY:  Dannon has invited agencies to pitch for project work...

Skype with no agency

Steve’s breakdown: This news makes us think a project is the way to get in – or partner with an group pitching the big biz. PALO ALTO, CA: Recent changes...

Pitch: Global brand project at eBay

Steve’s breakdown: They say eBay has been in talks with a few global agencies but if you weren’t one of them, I’m looking at you M&C Saatchi & Havas, give’m...

Digital Project work at Mike’s Hard Lemonade

Steve’s breakdown: These guys have had 7 account reviews since 2002 so doing a project-by-project review certainly makes sense. If you have been in one of those past pitches, you...

Kool-Aid Video Project

Steve’s breakdown: As you know, Kool-Aid is a Kraft Foods brand and to make a great impression in this competition would be a big feather in your cap – not...

Video project at McCormick

Steve’s breakdown: A great way to spice-up your creative juices is to take on one of these video contests. Secondly, if you win, you’ve got a much greater chance to...

My McDonald’s $165K Video Project

Steve’s breakdown: McDonald’s wants your authentic Stories about what McDonald’s means to YOU. When: The Story phase closes at 12pm PT on Wednesday, February 12th so get your submissions in soon! Win: TEN Story...

MasterCard’s Passport $40K video contest

Steve’s breakdown: As we’ve said before, these contest are great for getting on a client’s radar, global exposure and they pay-out every time you make it to the next round....

Annie’s Homegrown has a Video Project

Steve’s breakdown: So we finally got a handle on these video contests. For this one you have until Feb 4th to submit an idea. If you’re one of the top...

Get in front of P&G via Eukanuba contest

Steve’s breakdown: Eukanuba dog food has a $85,000 video pitch going on. The brand spends $15 million in advertising and is part of P&G which you could make a great...

Extreme Networks’ $100K Logo Contest

Steve’s breakdown: $100,000 prize is nothing to sneeze at; plus getting an in at Extreme is a major plus. SAN JOSE, CA: Extreme Networks, a company with local ties stemming...

Naked Juice $90,000 video contest

Steve’s breakdown: What’s great about these contests is you get paid for making it to the next round. Check it out at this link. MONROVIA, CA: Founded in 1983 on the...

Sour Jacks Video Contest

Steve’s breakdown: We’ve got another creative contest here. This one’s interesting if your shop needs to sharpen their video chops. Winner gets $22,500 but even if you don’t win, put...

$25,000 is $25,000

Steve’s breakdown: We’ve recently noticed a rash of logo design prize money. Here’s one that will not only get you $25 grand, it will get your name in front of...

Thomas the Tank Engine’s $45K Video Project

Steve’s breakdown: Remember Thomas the Tank Engine? In not, you should probably move on but if you do, this could be a great project for your team. Read on and for...

Orbitz seeks Chicago Ad Agency

Steve’s breakdown: AdWeek doesn’t know, AdAge doesn’t know and neither do any of the Chicago papers but you do. Marie LaPlante, a marketing director at Orbitz, should have more details....

$45,000 prize for Miller Lite Video Contest

Steve’s breakdown: We tried to read all the rules and could not find whether an ad agency can be in the contest or not. For more details, follow this link....

Two Projects in One Post

Steve’s breakdown: We have two projects from Poptent today. The first is from Mothers Against Drunk Driving. Get the brief at this link. IRVING, TX: Founded by a mother whose...

Lumber Liquidators is looking for a DR TV Ad

Steve’s breakdown: These folks clearly need new creative and that’s why we think they are doing the program. All assignment due by 11:59 pm on August 27, 2013 and you...

Stacy’s snacks cooks up video project

Steve’s breakdown: To be considered for selection, all videos must be uploaded to Poptent.net by 11:59 PM EST on August 13, 2013. You can download the creative brief here. DALLAS, TX:...

SEC Video project for Regions Bank

Steve’s breakdown: We got another Poptent video project here. Submissions are due by 11:59pm on July 25, 2013 and you can get the creative brief at this link. BIRMINGHAM, AL: Regions is...

Toshiba getting sneaky with Project Pitch

Steve’s breakdown: Toshiba, the Japanese consumer electronics company, is looking for an agency to work on a new UK project but they are being a little cagy about it. Check...

Western Union has a video project

Steve’s breakdown: They are looking for :30 video executions to be distributed online and through social channels. The creative brief can be downloaded at the link and the deadline is June...

Video Project for Frosty Paws

Steve’s breakdown: Just as a reminder, we like these small projects because they get your foot in the door of big companies. This time it’s Purina giving folks a shot....

Project for AirHeads: The candy

Steve’s breakdown: The people that gave us Mentos, the fresh maker, have a video project up for grabs. This time it’s for Airheads and the deadline for entries is May 19,...

Durex has a sex video project

Steve’s breakdown: Agencies are asked to submit a short video pitch summarizing your concept AND a rough cut of the :15 second spot. All concepts must be submitted by 11:59 EDT on May...

PROJECT: Boston Lager wants to be seen as a craft beer again

Steve’s breakdown: Boston Lager is not seen as a craft beer because of its TV advertising, popularity, and wide-spread availability. This assignment is about changing that perception. The creative brief can be downloaded...

M&Ms and Life’s Journey: Video project

Steve’s breakdown: M&Ms is at it again with another video project. The deadline is April 21st, 2013 and you can download the creative brief here => Brief On march 20th we...

Brother seeks submissions for project

Steve’s breakdown: Brother wants a fresh, funny, and irreverent video that speaks to the brand’s niche categories and cross-sells an existing one-product Brother customer into other types of products. The deadline...

Team up with Ace Cash Express & Rangers on project

Steve’s breakdown: ACE has the exciting opportunity to sponsor the Texas Rangers, so they need some awesome video with a baseball theme! The creative brief can be downloaded with this link. The deadline...

My M&Ms project targeted at Brides

Steve’s breakdown: MY M&M’S wants you to produce video that drives top of mind brand awareness among brides looking to amplify the memorability of their wedding. Click here to get the...

Brown Forman PSA project

Steve’s breakdown: Love doing good? Well, here’s a chance to do just that and get your foot in the door of Brown-Forman. The deadline for the proposals is April 2nd,...

CLR gets All Kinds of Dirty with video assignment

Steve’s breakdown: The surprising task of this project is “Contemporize the CLR marketing message with an engaging concept.” That sounds like the whole enchilada to us so go for it. The...

Tiger Woods targets women: No Really

Steve’s breakdown: EA Sports is targeting women 25 to 45 for this video project. Interesting idea for all you female centric agencies that want to get into sports. The deadline...

Make a Lay’s Wave commercial

Steve’s breakdown: Your assignment is simple, produce a :30 second TV(!!) commercial that introduces millennial female consumers to the new Wavy. The deadline is February 26th, 2013 and the brief is here....

Video project for AmEx Serve

Steve’s breakdown: We got another project from American Express via Poptent. The deadline is February 7th, 2013 and you can get the creative brief here. NEW YORK, NY: We’re Serve from...

American Express OPEN has a holiday project for ya

Steve’s breakdown: Funny that Wieden + Kennedy wins this account in August and now this. One hint: carefull using their logo! The creative brief is here and the deadline is February 3rd, 2013 NEW...

V8 V-Fusion serves up video project

Steve’s breakdown: This is the second brand from Campbell’s that is represented by Y&R to be putting this kind of project up for bid in 2 days. hmmmmm . ....

SpaghettiOs wants your video ideas

Steve’s breakdown: Campbell’s has Y&R as their agency for SpaghettiOs but they still look for some side creative now-and-then. Here’s one project with a deadline of February 5th. CAMDEN, NJ: SpaghettiOs...

Abbott with two film projects in review

Steve’s breakdown: We’ve got two projects in one post here and both are with Abbott and both are due January 9, 2013. Seems something is up at Abbott. Here are...

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